News Archives for July 2014

CFI Backs Proposal Expanding Access to Contraception for Military Women

July 30, 2014

The Center for Inquiry joins 36 national organizations in declaring its formal support for a new proposal in the U.S. Senate that would provide for comprehensive contraceptive coverage and family planning counseling for all servicemembers, as well as their dependents who rely on the military for health care. Full Entry »

CFI’s Michael De Dora Elected President of UN Religious Freedom Committee

July 25, 2014

Michael De Dora, CFI’s director of public policy and main representative to the United Nations, has been elected to a two-year term as president of the UN’s NGO Committee on Freedom of Religion or Belief. Full Entry »

Support CFI’s Ohio Secular Celebrant Bill! Contact Your Representatives!

July 23, 2014

CFI urges Ohio residents to contact their state representative and urge them to back Ohio House Bill 591, which will authorize secular celebrants to solemnize marriages across the state. Full Entry »

Support CFI’s Ohio Secular Celebrant Bill! Contact Your Representatives!

July 23, 2014

Urge your state representative to back Ohio House Bill 591, which will authorize secular celebrants to solemnize marriages across the state. Full Entry »

CFI Praises President for Resisting Religious Pressure on Executive Order

July 21, 2014

The Center for Inquiry applauds President Barack Obama for issuing an executive order barring federal contractors from discriminating against LGBT Americans – whether or not those contractors consider themselves “religious” or “religiously affiliated.” Full Entry »

Secular Celebrant Bill Would Allow Atheists to Solemnize Marriages in Ohio

July 17, 2014

The Center for Inquiry has partnered with Ohio State Representative Mike Foley to introduce a bill that will authorize Secular Celebrants to solemnize marriages in Ohio. Full Entry »

CFI Among 98 Groups Urging Obama to Reject Calls for Religious Exemption in LGBT Executive Order

July 15, 2014

The Center for Inquiry joins groups in urging President Barack Obama to not include a religious exemption in a proposed executive order designed to protect from discrimination LGBT individuals who work for federal contractors. Full Entry »

Help Fix What Hobby Lobby Broke: Tell Your Senators to Protect Women’s Access to Birth Control

July 09, 2014

Tell your U.S. Senators to support the Protect Women's Health from Corporate Interference Act of 2014. Full Entry »

Stop Burzynski’s Dangerous Cancer Treatments, Science Advocates tell FDA

July 02, 2014

Center for Inquiry demands explanation for "perplexing and disturbing" decision to lift restrictions on trials. Full Entry »

CFI Advocacy Update — June 2014

July 01, 2014

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