The Office of Public Policy (OPP) is the Washington, D.C. political arm of the Center for Inquiry. Our mandate is to advocate for public policy based on reason, science, and secular values.

This includes lobbying at all levels of government — Congress, the Administration, and the United Nations — to promote and defend separation of church and state, the role of scientific evidence and secular ethics in policymaking, and basic civil and human rights. 

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Recent Blog Entries

Tell Congress: Don’t Let Religion Keep Kids from Loving Homes

Michael De Dora — August 21, 2014

Tell your U.S. Senators and Representatives to oppose a bill that would allow religious adoption and foster agencies to discriminate against families with taxpayer dollars. 

Tell Your U.S. Senator to Expand Access to Contraception for Military Women

Michael De Dora — August 08, 2014

Urge passage of a new bill that would provide comprehensive contraceptive coverage and family planning counseling for all servicemembers, as well as their dependents who rely on the military for health care.

CFI Advocacy Update — July 2014

Michael De Dora — August 01, 2014

The Center for Inquiry's Office of Public Policy monthly update highlighting some of our recent activity for members and followers.