Blog Archives for April 2012

The war on women

Democratic Discourse with Michael De Dora
April 25, 2012

There has been a wide range of legislative actions against women's rights, much of it from religious lawmakers, and it's about time we all worked together to fight back. The upcoming April 28 marches and rallies organized by Unite Women provide a good chance to do so -- but we can't stop there. 

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On the death of Andrew Breitbart (and others)

Democratic Discourse with Michael De Dora
April 13, 2012

How we should feel when people who we believe have done great harm to society die? Some of my thoughts on the recent death of Andrew Breitbart, and others.

CFI to HHS: Don’t Force Insurers to Pay for Acupuncture

Democratic Discourse with Michael De Dora
April 05, 2012

The Center for Inquiry today wrote to Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius asking her to reject lobbying efforts to require health insurance providers and organizations to cover acupuncture.

Most likely voters—even religious—want presidential debate on science

Democratic Discourse with Michael De Dora
April 03, 2012

An overwhelming majority of likely voters want American presidential candidates to debate major science-related issues, and believe such a debate is more important than one on the candidates' faith and values, according to a new national public opinion poll commissioned by ScienceDebate.org.