Press Release Archives for July, 2014

CFI Praises President for Resisting Religious Pressure on Executive Order

July 21, 2014

The Center for Inquiry, an organization which advances science, reason, and secular values, has been urging President Barack Obama not to include a religious exemption in his Executive Order barring federal contractors from discriminating against LGBT Americans – whether or not those contractors consider themselves “religious” or “religiously affiliated.” …Full Release »

Secular Celebrant Bill Would Allow Atheists to Solemnize Marriages in Ohio

July 17, 2014

Continuing the growing movement for nonreligious Americans’ equal status with their religious neighbors, the Center for Inquiry has partnered with Ohio State Representative Mike Foley to introduce a bill that will authorize Secular Celebrants to solemnize marriages in Ohio. Just days ago, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously handed nonreligious Americans a …Full Release »

Federal Court: Indiana Must Allow Secular Celebrants to Solemnize Marriages

July 14, 2014

In a landmark victory for nonreligious Americans, the Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit unanimously ruled that the state of Indiana must allow marriages to be performed and solemnized by Secular Celebrants, such as those certified by the Center for Inquiry (CFI), the secular group that brought the …Full Release »

Stop Burzynski’s Dangerous Cancer Treatments, Science Advocates tell FDA

July 02, 2014

Center for Inquiry Demands Explanation for “Perplexing and Disturbing” Decision to Lift Restrictions on Trials

The Center for Inquiry requested that the Food and Drug Administration reverse its inexplicable decision to green-light the clinical trials of Dr. Stanislaw Burzynski, whose expensive experimental cancer treatments have proven scientifically …Full Release »