Press Release Archives for January, 2016

Religious Rehab Ruling Defies Logic, Violates Florida Constitution, Says Center for Inquiry

January 25, 2016

Judge Rules Christian Substance Abuse Programs for Former Prisoners Is Not "Sectarian"

In a ruling that stands in stark contrast to any reasonable understanding of the Florida Constitution, a Florida circuit court rejected a suit by the Center for Inquiry (CFI) that challenged state funding of overtly sectarian Christian …Full Release »

Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason & Science to Merge with Center for Inquiry

January 21, 2016

Robyn Blumner to Become President and CEO of Center for Inquiry

The Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason & Science and the Center for Inquiry, two of the world’s most respected freethought institutions, have announced their intent to merge. The new organization, which will be the …Full Release »

Center for Inquiry Demands the Release of Saudi Activist Samar Badawi

January 12, 2016

The Center for Inquiry has learned that Saudi human rights activist Samar Badawi has been arrested for allegedly operating the Twitter account of her husband, jailed human rights attorney Waleed Abu al-Khair. Ms. Badawi is also the sister of jailed dissident Raif Badawi, and Mr. al-Khair was Mr. Badawi’s …Full Release »

Prominent Scientists Urge Supreme Court: Reject Pseudoscientific Testimony for Texas Abortion Case

January 05, 2016

Steven Pinker, Eugenie Scott, Lawrence Krauss, Richard Dawkins, and more than 40 other eminent scientists and public intellectuals are backing the Center for Inquiry in a brief to the Supreme Court criticizing the state of Texas's onerous restrictions on abortion providers. CFI's brief argues that the alleged expert, scientific …Full Release »