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, and humanist values.

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Recent Blog Entries

Tell Your U.S. Representative: Strip Taxpayer-Funded Discrimination From Defense Bill

Michael De Dora — May 17, 2016

Tell your U.S. representative to oppose an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act that would authorize taxpayer-funded employment discrimination.

CFI Joins Organizations in Calling for End to Weldon Amendment

Michael De Dora — May 16, 2016

The Center for Inquiry today joined more than two dozen advocacy organizations in writing leadership of the House Committee on Appropriations to voice opposition to policy riders to the Fiscal Year 2017 appropriations bills that would undermine women's access to health care while purporting to protect religious liberty.

International Religious Freedom Bill Recognizes Rights of Non-Religious

Michael De Dora — May 16, 2016

The U.S. House of Representatives today approved a bill to amend the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 that includes language providing explicit protections for the rights of non-theists, atheists, and humanists.