Blog Archives for February, 2012

Tell Your Senator to Reject the Blunt Amendment

Michael De Dora — February 29, 2012

As you might have already heard, the U.S. Senate is expected to vote Thursday on a proposal by Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) that would allow employers and health insurance providers to exclude any coverage that they deem immoral or contrary to their religious beliefs.

Victory! Indiana House Kills Creationist Bill

Michael De Dora — February 23, 2012

Indiana House Speaker Brian Bosma has shelved a Senate-approved bill to allow public schools across the state to teach children the creation stories of various mainstream religions. 

Center for Inquiry Releases Statement on New HHS Regulation

Michael De Dora — February 13, 2012

Center for Inquiry urges Obama Administration not to retreat any further on HHS regulation; expresses concern about Catholic lobby’s influence on public policy.

Indiana House Might Not Consider Creationist Bill

Michael De Dora — February 09, 2012

Lawmakers in the Indiana House of Representatives are signaling that they will not take up the creationist bill (SB 89) that passed the state Senate.

CFI Celebrates Federal Appeals Court’s Rejection of Proposition 8

Michael De Dora — February 07, 2012

The Center for Inquiry is rejoicing over today’s ruling by the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals’ that California's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.

Indiana Senate OKs Amended, but Still Flawed, Creationist Bill

Michael De Dora — February 01, 2012

The Indiana Senate on Tuesday voted 28-22 in favor of an amended version of Senate Bill 89, which would allow public schools across the state to teach children the creation stories of various mainstream religions.