News Archives for December 2014

CFI Welcomes Confirmation of David Saperstein to International Religious Freedom Post

December 16, 2014

The United States Senate last week voted to confirm Rabbi David Saperstein as Ambassador-at-Large for the Office of International Religious Freedom at the State Department, filling a position that has been vacant for more than one year. Full Entry »

Ohio: Tell Your State Rep: Don’t Privilege Religion in Public Schools!

December 10, 2014

Contact your state representative right now and tell them to oppose a bill that would create privileges for religious belief in public schools. Full Entry »

Michigan: Help Stop Bill That Makes Religion an Excuse to Ignore the Law, Harm Others

December 08, 2014

Contact your state senator right now and tell them to oppose a bill that would place religious beliefs and practices above the law -- allowing them to be used as an excuse to harm others. Full Entry »

CFI Advocacy Update — November 2014

December 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 »

Saudi Injustice Exposed: Judicial Document Details Barbaric Punishment of Raif Badawi

December 01, 2014

The Center for Inquiry has acquired the full text of a disturbing official judicial document from Saudi Arabia, detailing the state-sanctioned persecution and barbaric sentencing of Raif Badawi, a man convicted of operating a liberal online discussion forum. Badawi’s inhuman punishment includes 10 years in prison and weekly public floggings amounting to a total of 1000 lashes. Full Entry »