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‘We’re all Jock Tamson’s bairns’

by Dave Bowman

Humanist Society Scotland

IN THE first iScot Question and Answer feature of 2017, Dave Bowman talks to Gordon MacRae, Chief Executive of the Edinburgh based Humanist Society Scotland - a 14,000-member charity and pressure group that has played a key role in advancing progressive change since it was established in 1979.

From the provision of non-religious wedding services, funerals and baby naming ceremonies to campaigning on a wide variety of issues including abortion rights, same-sex marriages, anti-discrimination legislation, care for the environment and supporting the principle of assisted dying in certain well-defined circumstances, HSS has certainly been busy. But, as iScot discovered, Gordon and his team won’t be resting on their laurels any time soon.

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