News Archives for July 2016

Tell Congress to Fight Blasphemy Laws

July 18, 2016

The Center for Inquiry has helped lead the global fight for freedom of expression and against “blasphemy laws” that criminalize criticism of religion. A resolution calling for the repeal of blasphemy laws around the world is moving through the U.S. House of Representatives — and CFI needs your help …Full Entry »

Tell Congress: Vote “No” on Bill to Restrict Access to Abortion

July 12, 2016

On Wednesday, July 13, the U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote on a measure that would privilege the religious beliefs of health care entities over the rights of individuals seeking care — and the Center for Inquiry (CFI) needs you to join us in telling representatives to vote “no.” …Full Entry »

CFI Amongst 70+ Groups Urging Rep. Chaffetz to Cancel Hearing on Anti-LGBTQ Bill

July 06, 2016

The Center for Inquiry has joined more than 70 national, state, and local groups today in sending a letter to Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) urging him to cancel a hearing on a bill that would allow taxpayer-funded discrimination against LGBTQ people, women, and others.

The misleadingly titled …Full Entry »

CFI Advocacy Update — June 2016

July 05, 2016

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 for reason, science, and humanist values at all levels of government — statehouses, Congress, the Administration, and the United …Full Entry »

Center for Inquiry Active at 32nd Session of UN Human Rights Council

July 01, 2016

The Center for Inquiry pressed member states to protect a wide range of fundamental human rights at the 32nd regular session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, held June 13 through July 1, 2016 in Geneva, Switzerland. 

CFI was represented …Full Entry »