Humanist Manifesto: Repeal of Blasphemy Law

Humanist Manifesto: Repeal of Blasphemy Law

We seek the repeal of laws which criminalize speech against religion. While this law has not successfully been used to achieve a conviction it has been invoked on occasion. But more seriously this law gives moral cover for other countries not only to enact blasphemy...

Rationalists and Humanists commit to meet donations.

The NZ Rationalists and Humanists have committed to meeting donations dollar for dollar up to $50,000 to support the campaign to end the discriminatory practice of religious instruction in New Zealand primary schools. David Hines and Tanya Jacob have filed a case...
Karakia under the Spotlight

Karakia under the Spotlight

Yesterday there was an article in the New Zealand Herald suggesting that karakia could be affected by the legal action being taken by Jeff McClintock, David Hines and Tanya Jacob. Regardless of the nature of karakia the status of prayer in class is already legally...
Secular Education going to Court

Secular Education going to Court

David Hines and his team have set up a GiveALittle Donation Page to allow people to contribute to the legal costs of supporting Secular Education in a Judicial Review to be held in late April. David Hines and a group of parents affected by religious instruction have...