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10 October 2019
Quakers have taken a further step towards discussing assisted dying in the UK.
When Quaker representatives from across Britain met at the weekend some suggested it was time to work for a change in the law in relation to assisted dying in the UK. Quakers are being encouraged to further explore the issue of assisted dying, and dying and death more generally, recognising that there are differing and deeply-held views.
4 October 2019
Quakers in Britain have welcomed the passing of the Equal Protection from Assault Bill as a historic moment for Scotland's children.
27 September 2019
National Quaker Week is a time to celebrate Quaker work, faith and community. Across Britain, Quakers are telling their personal faith journeys to mark the Week which runs from Saturday 28 September to Sunday 6 October.
20 September 2019
To mark the International Day of Peace on 21 September, Quakers have joined a myriad of peacebuilding organisations from around the world to issue a statement to call on governments to move from commitment to action on peace.
16 September 2019
Quakers will join local #GlobalClimateStrike demonstrations across Britain on Friday 20 September in solidarity with Greta Thunberg and other youth climate protestors.
10 September 2019
As one of the world's largest arms fairs opens in London, Quakers in Britain are among faith communities urging the UK government to stop selling weapons of war. In an Open Letter published today in The Guardian they call on the government to put ethics at the heart of foreign policy and trading relations.