News Archives for August 2016

America Does Not Ban Religions: Urge the House to Pass the Freedom of Religion Act

August 11, 2016

Several leading candidates for political offices have promised in their campaigns that if they win in November, they will work to implement a ban on Muslims entering the United States. 

The Center for Inquiry (CFI) strongly rejects this stereotyping of an entire religion based on the actions …Full Entry »

Tell Congress to Restore Honor to Service Members Discharged for Sexual Orientation

August 03, 2016

The repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” in 2011 ended institutionalized discrimination against gay, lesbian, and bisexual members of the U.S. military. Yet thousands of Americans still have military records tarnished with discharges other than honorable or else discriminatory discharge narratives that reveal their sexual orientation.

To …Full Entry »

CFI Advocacy Update — July 2016

August 01, 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 »