Blog Archives for May, 2015

Invite Your Congresspersons: Attend Briefings on International Religious Freedom with CFI June 9-10

Michael De Dora — May 29, 2015

On June 9 and 10 the Center for Inquiry Office of Public Policy, along with our allies at the American Humanist Association, Secular Coalition for America, and Hindu American Foundation will hold briefings on Capitol Hill for congressional lawmakers and their staff. We urge you to please take a few moments to contact your senators and representatives below, using our simple pre-written form, and ask them and their staff to attend these important and timely briefings.

Urgent! California: Tell Your State Senator to End “Personal Belief” Vaccine Exemptions

Michael De Dora — May 14, 2015

With your help, California Senate Bill 277 — a bill that would end vaccination exemptions for children based on their parents’ beliefs — passed all of its Senate committee votes. It now sits before the Senate awaiting a full and final vote, as early as this week! The Center for Inquiry urges you to contact your state senator now!

Oregon: Tell Your House Rep to Support CFI’s Secular Celebrant Bill!

Michael De Dora — May 12, 2015

Tell your state representative to support a bill that would authorize secular celebrants to solemnize marriages in Oregon. 

CFI Advocacy Update — April 2015

Michael De Dora — May 01, 2015

Welcome to the Office of Public Policy's monthly Advocacy Update. The Office of Public Policy (OPP) is the Washington, D.C. political arm of the Center for Inquiry (CFI). Our mandate is to advocate at all levels of government — Congress, the Administration, and the United Nations — for policies based on reason, science, and humanist values.