Press Release Archives for September, 2017

Jeff Sessions Urged to Abandon Proposal for Pseudoscientific Lie Detector Tests

September 14, 2017

Polygraph “lie detector” tests are based on junk science, and should have no role in determining who is fit to serve in the federal government, the Center for Inquiry said today. Responding to reports that Attorney General Jeff Sessions intends to subject National Security Council staff to polygraph tests …Full Release »

International Skeptic Organizations Condemn the Murder of Gauri Lankesh in India

September 08, 2017

The Center for Inquiry (CFI) and the European Council of Skeptical Organizations (ECSO) jointly condemned the murder of journalist and rationalist Gauri Lankesh, 55, in Bengaluru, India. Lankesh was shot down Tuesday evening by unidentified terrorists at the entrance of her home.

Gauri Lankesh was editor of …Full Release »