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The National Secular Society is a British campaigning organisation that promotes secularism and the separation of church and state. It holds that no-one should gain advantage or disadvantage because of their religion or lack of it. It was founded by Charles Bradlaugh in 1866 and is now a member organisation of the International Humanist and Ethical Union, endorsing the Amsterdam Declaration 2002.

National Secular Society
National Secular Society logo.jpg
Motto Challenging religious privilege
Formation 1866; 150 years ago (1866)
Founder Charles Bradlaugh
Type NGO
Legal status Limited company
Headquarters London
Region
United Kingdom
Membership
International Humanist and Ethical Union
President
Terry Sanderson
Executive Director
Keith Porteous Wood
Website www.secularism.org.uk

The National Secular Society (NSS) is a British campaigning organisation that promotes secularism and the separation of church and state. It holds that no-one should gain advantage or disadvantage because of their religion or lack of it. It was founded by Charles Bradlaugh in 1866 and is now a member organisation of the International Humanist and Ethical Union, endorsing the Amsterdam Declaration 2002.