Pamala McDougall and Joyce Taylor report on their visit to Brussels from 5th to 7th April as part of an Action of Churches Together in Scotland (ACTS) delegation to the European Commission.
What can Quakers do about Militarism: a workshops across the UK in May to explore how Friends can increase public awareness, debate and scrutiny of militarisation in society.
This event, organised by Mairi Campbell- Jack the Scottish Quaker Parliamentary Engagement Officer on behalf of Quakers in Scotland, was hosted by Patrick Harvie MSP.
The 2016 Scottish Election Guide for Quakers in now onlin
A short report on the first fourteen months of the Parliamentary Engagement Officer role.
The Scottish Government is being urged to investigate the way the armed forces operate in secondary schools and strike a “new deal” for children.
In the midst of World War I, Quakers worked to ensure the recognition of the right to refuse to kill.
Before the UK General Election, the Northern Friends Peace Board produced a short leaflet encouraging candidates to build security through non-military means.
In the run up to Remembrance Day Quakers, along with many others, will be wearing white poppies.
Quakers in Scotland have responded to the Scottish Government's consultation on Changing Civil Partnerships Registered Outwith Scotland To Marriage In Scotland.
Members of the Scottish Quaker Community Justice Network have written to Michael Matheson MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Justice, and Christine Grahame MSP, Convener of the Scottish Parliament's Justice Committee, in support of the Howard League Scotland’s call for a reversal of the decision to proceed with HMP Inverclyde as a 300-bed replacement for HMP Cornton Vale.