Press Release Archives for May, 2014

CFI Demands Sudan Drop Death Sentence and Apostasy Charges against Christian Woman

May 15, 2014

In a message to the Sudanese government, the Center for Inquiry demands all charges be dropped against Meriam Yeyha Ibrahim Ishag, a 27-year-old Christian woman, eight months pregnant, who has been sentenced to 100 lashes and death by hanging for marrying a Christian man.

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CFI Warns Roanoke Supervisor of Legal Action if Christians-Only Prayer Policy Is Enacted

May 12, 2014

Secular Advocates Call Al Bedrosian’s Prayer Proposal Discriminatory and Unconstitutional

Secular advocacy group the Center for Inquiry has asked a county supervisor in Roanoke County, Virginia to rescind his proposal to allow only Christian prayers at public board meetings, calling such a policy discriminatory and in violation of …Full Release »

Supreme Court Prayer Decision ‘Ill-Reasoned’ and ‘Dangerous,’ Says Center for Inquiry

May 05, 2014

The Center for Inquiry expressed deep disappointment at the Supreme Court’s ruling today in favor of sectarian legislative prayer in the case of Town of Greece v. Galloway, saying that this ill-reasoned and constitutionally infirm decision sets a dangerous precedent for the blending of religion and government, and sends a …Full Release »