Press Release Archives for May, 2017

Center for Inquiry Applauds Passage of Oregon Secular Celebrant Bill

May 11, 2017

The Center for Inquiry celebrated the passage of Oregon’s HB 2113 through both houses of the legislature. This bill authorizes nonreligious officiants to solemnize marriages in Oregon. Once signed into law by the governor, atheist, humanist, and religiously unaffiliated Oregonians will have the option of being married by a …Full Release »

Trump’s Religious Privilege Order a Cynical Pander to Evangelical Base

May 04, 2017

The Center for Inquiry denounced President Trump’s executive order easing the restrictions on politicking by tax exempt religious institutions, decrying the order as a cynical pander to the religious right. The order was signed on the National Day of Prayer, itself an unconstitutional endorsement of religious belief.

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