Blog Archives for October, 2015

CFI Among Groups Urging U.S. Officials to Raise Religious Freedom With Pakistan’s Prime Minister

Michael De Dora — October 19, 2015

The Center for Inquiry has joined 17 organizations in urging United States government officials to address concerns over human rights issues such as freedom of religion and belief with Nawaz Sharif, the Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, during his visit to Washington, D.C. this week.

CFI Joins Groups in Opposing School Voucher Schemes in Congress

Michael De Dora — October 16, 2015

The Center for Inquiry this week joined 56 education, civil rights, religious, and secularist groups in writing a letter to Congressional leaders urging them to reject any amendments to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) that would create or lead to a private school voucher scheme. 

Tell Congress: Stop the D.C. School Voucher Scheme

Michael De Dora — October 08, 2015

Urge your House representative to reject public funding for private and religious schools. 

Secularist Organizations Urge Congressional Chaplains to Allow Humanist Invocation

Michael De Dora — October 05, 2015

The Center for Inquiry (CFI) is among 355 national, state, and local secularist on a letter sent to the Congressional chaplains urging them to allow a qualified humanist celebrant deliver an invocation at the start of the Congressional day.

CFI Advocacy Update — September 2015

Michael De Dora — October 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.