News Archives for October 2012

CFI Mourns the Death of Paul Kurtz, Its Founder

October 22, 2012

The Center for Inquiry marks with great sadness the passing of Paul Kurtz, founder and longtime chair of the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry, the Council for Secular Humanism, and the Center for Inquiry, who died at the age of 86. A philosopher, activist, and author, Kurtz was for a half-century among the most significant and impactful figures in the humanist and skeptic movements. Full Entry »

Center for Inquiry Opens Executive Office in Washington, DC

October 18, 2012

This month, CFI officially opened its new Washington executive offices, which will also be the headquarters for our Office of Public Policy and CFI's local branch, Center for Inquiry-Washington, DC. Full Entry »

The Campaign for Free Expression: It’s Time for the World to Stand Up

October 02, 2012

The Center for Inquiry is proud to announce the launch of the Campaign for Free Expression, an initiative designed to combat the rising tide of blasphemy and incitement laws -- laws used to criminalize criticism of religion or apostasy -- and reassert the primacy of perhaps the most fundamental human right: the right to freedom of expression. Full Entry »