What Is A Secular Society ?

What is a secular society? Many claim it is a blueprint for religious oppression and a ploy by an atheist liberal elite to undermine democracy. But is this really the case? Does secularism favour atheism of religious faith? Is it an attempt to redefine society by rendering faith an abomination? To answer this we need to look at what secularism does and does not stand for. What are it’s defining principles.