Press Release Archives for January, 2017

Center for Inquiry Holds Grave Doubts Judge Gorsuch Will Uphold American Secular Principles

January 31, 2017

The record of Judge Gorsuch raises serious concerns about his willingness to prevent the entanglement of religion with government and to uphold the inviolable rights of nonreligious Americans, said the Center for Inquiry today in response to Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court by President Trump.

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Trump’s Muslim Ban an Irrational “Act of Cruelty” Says Center for Inquiry

January 30, 2017

The Center for Inquiry condemned President Trump’s executive order halting U.S. entry to refugees and recent immigrants from select Muslim-majority countries as an outrageous act of cruelty, and rebuked his explicit prioritization of Christians over all others as a violation of the Constitution and an appalling act of discrimination. …Full Release »

CFI Denounces Trump Choice of Anti-Vaccine Activist Kennedy to Head Vaccine Commission

January 10, 2017

It has been reported today that President-elect Donald Trump has invited anti-vaccine activist Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to head a "vaccine safety commission." This is the response of the Center for Inquiry:

District Judge Rules Secular Celebrants Can Solemnize Marriages in Illinois

January 04, 2017

Prohibition against Center for Inquiry’s Celebrants Declared Unconstitutional

In a milestone victory for nonreligious Americans, a U.S. District Court judge ruled today that certified Secular Celebrants are now authorized to solemnize marriages in the state of Illinois. In the suit brought by the Center for …Full Release »