Blog Archives for August, 2013

CFI Lauds Poll Showing Americans’ Rejection of Vouchers for Religious and Private Schools

Michael De Dora — August 21, 2013

The Center for Inquiry joins its partners in the National Coalition for Public Education in calling for an end to the push for school vouchers. 

Ban on “Pulpit Politicking” Protects Taxpayers, Religious Believers

Michael De Dora — August 14, 2013

Religious leaders today released a new report that calls for an end to the ban on tax-exempt organizations, such as houses of worship and nonprofit groups, engaging in partisan political activities. But, despite what its opponents claim, the ban is based on sound reasoning.

Why the Obama Administration is Wrong About Legislative Prayer

Michael De Dora — August 09, 2013

The Obama administration has filed an amicus brief in the upcoming Supreme Court case Town of Greece v. Galloway, claiming that prayers before legislative meetings are and should remain legal.

DC’s Marriage Law a Milestone for Nonbelievers’ Equality, Says Center for Inquiry

Michael De Dora — August 06, 2013

Nonreligious couples may now be married by secular celebrants in the nation's capital thanks to Mayor Vincent Gray's signing today of the Marriage Officiant Amendment Act of 2013. 

Advocacy Update—July 2013: Birth Control, School Vouchers, and Google’s Support for Science Deniers

Michael De Dora — August 01, 2013

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