Tag: civil rights

Oct 12

Emergency contraceptives should be over the counter

Press Release The Malta Humanist Association is joining the call for the emergency contraceptive pill to be made available over the counter, without a prescription, to women who need it.

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Apr 06

Freedom of Thought and Speech

Ramon Casha   In 1616 the Roman Inquisition ordered Galileo Galilei to abandon his claim that the earth orbited the sun – not to think it or teach it. 330 years later, many countries came together to adopt the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, one of the most important documents in existence today, and in …

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Dec 09

MHA Concerned about Church Staff Document

The Malta Humanist Association is troubled by recent press reports that Heads of Catholic schools are being asked by the Maltese archdiocese to discuss new terms of employment, which terms would guarantee that schools’ head teachers and other staff can be safely considered as “practising Catholics” – or face disciplinary action if their “life choices …

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