News Archives for October 2016
October 20, 2016
Right now, members of the U.S. Senate are in the final stages of negotiations on the must-pass National Defense Authorization Act, a bill that sets defense policy. One of the final sticking points is the Russell Amendment, a provision that would require all federal agencies to allow religiously affiliated …Full Entry »
October 16, 2016
On October 16, 1916, in Brooklyn, NY, Margaret Sanger opened the first birth control clinic in the United States. Planned Parenthood thus was born, and over the last 100 years it has provided countless women with much-needed advice and vital low and no-cost medical care, including contraception, cancer screenings, …Full Entry »
October 13, 2016
The Council of the District of Columbia will vote October 18 on a measure that would legalize physician-assisted dying — and the Center for Inquiry (CFI) needs your help to secure its passage.
October 04, 2016
Each October, under the guise of “Pulpit Freedom Sunday,” religious leaders across the United States purposefully break federal law by endorsing or opposing candidates for public office.
This year, they’ve got formal backing in Congress. Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) and Rep. Jody Hice (R-GA) have just introduced Full Entry »