News Archives for July 2014

Cause & Effect: The CFI Newsletter - No. 11

July 25, 2014

Victory in Indiana, Historic Secular Invocation, and More! Full Entry »

CFI’s Michael De Dora Elected President of UN Religious Freedom Committee

July 23, 2014

We’re proud to announce that Michael De Dora, CFI's director of public policy and main representative to the United Nations, has been elected to a two-year term as president of the UN's NGO Committee on Freedom of Religion or Belief. Full Entry »

We’re Suspending Support for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act: Here’s Why

July 11, 2014

Last year, we helped rally support for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), a bill in the U.S. Senate that would prohibit discrimination against LGBT Americans in employment, and that bill passed. This week, we have suspended our support of ENDA, and we think it’s important to explain why. It might not surprise you to know that it has a lot to do with the recent Hobby Lobby decision by the Supreme Court, and special privileges for religion. Full Entry »

Cause & Effect: The CFI Newsletter - No. 10

July 11, 2014

Hobby Lobby fallout, challenging the FDA, international humanism, and much more! Full Entry »

CFI will be in Greece, NY for a Historic Atheist Invocation

July 10, 2014

On July 15, an atheist will deliver the opening invocation before the Town Board of Greece, NY, ground zero of the Supreme Court case that opened the door to sectarian prayer at government assemblies, and CFI will be there to represent you and our strong secular community! Full Entry »