Press Release Archives for June, 2011

CFI Applauds NYS Senate for Passing Same-Sex Marriage Bill

June 25, 2011

The Center for Inquiry (CFI) celebrates the New York State Senate’s late night decision to approve a same-sex marriage bill on a 33 to 29 vote; it is a pivotal moment in the national gay rights movement. New York is now the sixth state-and counting the District of Columbia, …Full Release »

Center for Inquiry Guides Growing Young Secular Movement

June 24, 2011

More and more American youth are shedding the religious convictions held by their parents and embracing a secular lifestyle. With 15 years of outreach experience, the Center for Inquiry’s (CFI) campus program, CFI On Campus, extends a helping hand to this growing number of young activists.

According to a …Full Release »

Cooke Named Director of International Programs

June 22, 2011

The Center for Inquiry (CFI), a nonprofit educational, advocacy, and research organization, has appointed Bill Cooke as director of international programs. Cooke will take over the position this week.

The duties of director of international programs were previously carried out by Derek Araujo, vice president and general counsel, who …Full Release »

CFI Urges President Obama to Restore Religious Liberty Protections

June 21, 2011

This Saturday, in honor of the 70th anniversary of Executive Order 8802, the first executive order prohibiting employment discrimination in government contracts, the Center for Inquiry (CFI) is asking President Barack Obama to ensure this important civil rights protection extends to all government contracts, and to stop allowing religious organizations …Full Release »

CSIcon 2011 Dedicated to Scientific Inquiry and Critical Thinking

June 09, 2011

New Orleans is home to Old World charm and enticing legends that skeptics crave. An extraordinary conference, CSICon 2011 New Orleans is sure to serve as the perfect backdrop on the boundary of the bayou.

CSICon, the conference dedicated to scientific inquiry and critical thinking, is …Full Release »