Blog Archives for April, 2012

Senate votes to reauthorize Violence Against Women Act

Michael De Dora — April 27, 2012

The Senate on Thursday voted 68-31 to reauthorize an expanded version of the Violence Against Women Act, the landmark piece of legislation that provides essential funding and resources for services that help combat domestic abuse, sexual assault, and stalking. The bill now goes to the House.

Tell Your Senator to Reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act

Michael De Dora — April 24, 2012

Don’t let lawmakers hold up essential legislation due to mere partisan bickering. Stand with CFI and tell your Senator to reauthorize the expanded Violence Against Women Act today!

CFI Joins 34 Groups in Writing Senators on Religious Profiling Concerns

Michael De Dora — April 18, 2012

The Center for Inquiry on Tuesday joined a broad coalition of 34 secular and faith-based organizations in writing to United States Sens. Dick Durbin and Lindsey Graham to highlight shared objections to religious profiling.

Center for Inquiry endorses Unite Women

Michael De Dora — April 16, 2012

CFI has endorsed Unite Women, an organization whose mission is to unite people against the recent attacks on women’s rights by orchestrating marches and rallies all across the country on Saturday, April 28.

Most likely voters—even religious—want presidential debate on science

Michael De Dora — April 03, 2012

An overwhelming majority of likely voters want American presidential candidates to debate major science-related issues, and believe such a debate is more important than one on the candidates' faith and values, according to a new national public opinion poll commissioned by ScienceDebate.org.