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Flagship billboards carry original message, ‘If you’re not religious, for God’s sake say so’

As census forms begin arriving on people’s doorsteps, we have secured two flagship billboards in central London to raise awareness of the campaign.  Bearing the slogan ‘If you’re not religious, for God’s sake say so’, which encountered censorship elsewhere, the … Continue reading

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The Twittersphere has spoken: Cory Doctorow recants Jediism

Cory Doctorow, creative freedoms campaigner, Little Brother author and co-editor of the massive Boing Boing blog, tweeted earlier today that he was: Looking through the #census form, decided that we’re all going to put our #religion down as “#Jedi“ The interwebs was quick … Continue reading

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Read and Listen Again

The launch of the bus posters and the banning of ‘For God’s sake’ has caused a major stir in local and national press. Here we provide a round-up, so you can read and listen again.  We will update this page … Continue reading

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Your letters to the editors around the country

There’s a few letter-writing resources in our Campaigns Tools section. Here’s a few letters to local press we’ve spotted or been sent from around the country this week. David Dugdale, Newcastle: I AMwriting as a supporter of the British Humanist Association … Continue reading

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Over 200 Census Campaign bus adverts hit the streets

Finally, and despite setbacks, posters in support of the Census Campaign will be displayed on over 200 buses around the UK from today. We originally designed the posters to carry our slogan ‘If you’re not religious, for God’s sake say … Continue reading

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Posters banned from railway stations published here

Three posters planned for display at railway stations as part of the The Census Campaign have been refused by companies owning the advertising space, who viewed them as too likely to cause offence. Click the images for larger versions. (You … Continue reading

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It’s going to be a busy few days …

[Friday 4 March: Updated with more media.] There are LOTS of opportunities for you to hear about the Census Campaign over the next few days. Tune in to the following programmes to hear BHA staff and supporters tirelessly spreading the … Continue reading

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British Jews told to tick ‘Jewish’ to get Jewish faith schools

In an article released this morning on TotallyJewish.com, the Board of Deputies of British Jews urged those Jews to tick the ‘Jewish’ box in the forthcoming census so as to ‘ensure the appropriate provision of funding for the diverse needs … Continue reading

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The leafleting begins…

  When we first made public the offer of sending leaflets to our local groups, we had no idea that we would get such a fantastic response.  Over 65,000 leaflets have been ordered: that is a commitment of about 1,500 working … Continue reading

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Faith Schools and the Census

The last census radically over-estimated the number of religious people in England and Wales, leading to policies which favoured religious people and organisations.  Nowhere is this more pressing than in the area of education, where radical policy changes have been … Continue reading

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