The Office of Public Policy (OPP) is the Washington, D.C. political arm of the Center for Inquiry. Our mandate is to advocate at all levels of government — including Congress, the Administration, and the United Nations — for policies based on reason, science, secularism, and humanist values.

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Recent Blog Entries

CFI Advocacy Update — February 2015

Michael De Dora — March 01, 2015

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

House Committee Rejects Public Funding for Private and Religious Schools

Michael De Dora — February 26, 2015

The House Committee on Rules last night rejected two amendments to the House of Representatives' version of a bill to reauthorize the Elementary and Seconary Education Act (ESEA) that would have funneled billions in taxpayer funding from public to private and religious schools.  

Ohio: Tell Your State Senator to Support CFI’s Ohio Secular Celebrant Bill!

Michael De Dora — February 18, 2015

Contact your state senator and urge them to back Ohio Senate Bill 50, which will authorize secular celebrants to solemnize marriages across the state.