Press Release Archives for August, 2015

Lovable Atheist Sitcom Characters Win Big in the NO GOD BUT FUNNY Contest

August 24, 2015

Challenging the negative stereotypes of atheists as heartless, hopeless, or just plain evil in popular entertainment, talented freethinkers were asked to create a sitcom featuring a lovable atheist lead character for the No God But Funny Contest, sponsored by the Center for Inquiry and the Freedom From Religion …Full Release »

Label Homeopathic Drugs as Untested and Unproven, Center for Inquiry Tells FDA

August 20, 2015

Consumers spend $3 billion a year on homeopathic drugs, yet most remain unaware that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not evaluated these products for safety and effectiveness. In comments filed with the FDA this week, the Center for Inquiry (CFI) urged the FDA to subject homeopathic drugs …Full Release »

End Dangerous Scientology Experiments on Gulf War Vets, Says Center for Inquiry (UPDATED)

August 14, 2015

The Center for Inquiry today challenged the Department of Defense’s funding of dangerous pseudoscientific experiments on veterans suffering from Gulf War Syndrome. These experiments involve the Church of Scientology’s “Purif” detoxifications, a sham treatment based on religious tenets, not science. These experiments not only put desperate veterans’ …Full Release »

Islamists Kill Fourth Secularist Blogger in Bangladesh; Center for Inquiry Demands Decisive Action

August 07, 2015

Secular Humanist Group Says Terror Campaign is "Out of Control," Calls Upon World Community to Defend Free Expression

After the fourth assassination this year of a secularist blogger in Bangladesh by Islamic militants, the Center for Inquiry demanded that the Bangladeshi government — and the wider international …Full Release »