News Archives for October 2014

Coalition Urges Congress to Fund Comprehensive Sex Ed, Eliminate Abstinence-Only Programs

October 30, 2014

Twenty-nine organizations urge members of the Appropriations Committees in both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives to strengthen funding for adolescent sexual health promotion programs and eliminate harmful abstinence-only-until-marriage programs in the final fiscal year 2015 funding. Full Entry »

Center for Inquiry Urges Federal Government to Protect Contraceptive Mandate

October 28, 2014

CFI urges policymakers at federal agencies to keep religious exemptions to the contraceptive mandate as narrow as possible. Full Entry »

Tell the Federal Government: Enough Religious Accommodation in Women’s Health Care

October 20, 2014

The Department of Health and Human Services will soon make major decisions on granting further accommodations to employers who oppose contraceptive coverage on religious grounds. Lend your voice and tell them to favor women’s health care over more accommodations, which have already gone too far. Full Entry »

CFI Joins Coalition in Urging State Department to Press for Bahraini Activist’s Freedom

October 16, 2014

Twenty organizations call on U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to publicly press the government of Bahrain to immediately release and drop all charges against internationally respected human rights defender Nabeel Rajab. Full Entry »

CFI Advocacy Update — September 2014

October 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 »