The Secular Spotlight Blog
In looking back on the past 12 months, the thing we’re most proud of is having put ‘secularism’ back on the lips of politicians.
Catch up on the latest secular news with the NSL’s Weekend Wrap for 13 December 2020.
Councillor Anthony Marsh’s motion to replace the prayer with a secular pledge for councillors to act in the best interests of the community has triumphed.
At tonight’s Mornington Peninsula Shire meeting, Councillor Anthony Marsh will seek to remove “exclusionary” Christian prayers from the official proceedings of council meetings.
Catch up on the latest secular news with the NSL’s Weekend Wrap for 6 December 2020.
As a newly elected councillor to the Mornington Peninsula Shire, actor Paul Mercurio is taking a stand against the Council’s prayer ritual.
Catch up on the latest secular news with the NSL’s Weekend Wrap for 29 November 2020.
Councillor Kaye Gartner from Shoalhaven City Council, barred from reciting a Buddhist prayer at a council meeting, says they now face a test on the “real value of religious freedom”.
With loss of the religious vote supposedly a factor in their 2019 election loss, Labor is updating its policy platform to placate pro-religious groups.
Catch up on the latest secular news with the NSL’s Weekend Wrap for 22 November 2020.
In the upper house of the New South Wales parliament last week, Greens MP Abigail Boyd made a plea for the Lord’s Prayer to be replaced with something more inclusive and representative of all people.