News Archives for September 2014

CFI Supports House Introduction of Bill Expanding Access to Contraception for Military Women

September 22, 2014

CFI joins 36 national organizations in declaring its formal support for a new proposal in the U.S. House of Representatives 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 »

Cross in Indiana WWII Memorial “Denigrates the Sacrifice” of Non-Christian Vets

September 15, 2014

The Center for Inquiry, a science and humanism advocacy organization, says a Christian cross on display as part of an Indiana World War II memorial in Whitewater Memorial Park “denigrates the sacrifice” of non-Christian veterans, and is asking for its removal. Full Entry »

Don’t Let Religious Discrimination Keep Children From a Loving Family — Contact Congress Now!

September 09, 2014

Tell your U.S. Senators and Representatives to support a bill that would prohibit discrimination against potential adoptive and foster parents because of their marital status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Full Entry »

Center for Inquiry to Kentucky Officials: Biblical Theme Park Should Not Receive Tax Incentives

September 03, 2014

CFI urges Gov. Steve Beshear and the state tourism authority to deny final approval of $18 million in tax incentives to Ark Encounter, which requires employees to follow its literalist interpretation of Christianity. Full Entry »