Blog Archives for November, 2014

Michigan: Help Defeat Bill That Makes Religion an Excuse to Ignore the Law, Harm Others

Michael De Dora — November 24, 2014

Contact your state representative right now and tell them to oppose a bill that would place religious beliefs and practices above the law  allowing them to be used as an excuse to harm others. 

Help Defend a Secular, Pluralistic U.S. Military

Michael De Dora — November 19, 2014

Tell your U.S. Representative to stand up for the true religious freedom of all members of the U.S. Armed Forces. 

Secularist Groups Urge Senate to Confirm David Saperstein to International Religious Freedom Post

Michael De Dora — November 10, 2014

In an effort led by the American Humanist Association and Center for Inquiry, 15 atheist, humanist, and secularist organizations have written leadership in the U.S. Senate urging them to expediently confirm Rabbi David Saperstein as Ambassador-at-Large for the Office of International Religious Freedom at the State Department. 

A Mix of Wins and Losses in the 2014 Midterm Elections

Michael De Dora — November 05, 2014

The Republican Party has won control of the United States Senate, giving Republicans control of both chambers of Congress next year. Yet, as important as this shift is, it is not the complete story on yesterday’s elections. In fact, you might be heartened to learn of some lesser-known results. To help fill you in, here's a brief summary of noteworthy results for the secular, skeptic, and humanist communities.

CFI Advocacy Update — October 2014

Michael De Dora — November 03, 2014

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