News Archives for September 2009

Think Tank Objects to Taxpayer Funding for Therapeutic Touch, other Alternative Medicine Therapies

September 28, 2009

Health-care reform should prohibit the use of taxpayer dollars to cover non-evidence-based medicine, says CFI report Full Entry »

The Center for Inquiry Advises President Obama and Congressional Leaders on Future of Sex Education

September 25, 2009

In a sign-on letter dated June 16, 2009, the Center for Inquiry, in conjunction with many other nonprofit organizations, offered the following suggestions for the President’s Fiscal Year 2010 Budget in regards to the future direction of this country’s …Full Entry »

Obama Struggling With Issues of Church and State

September 18, 2009

In an article in Tuesday’s Washington Post, reporter Carrie Johnson writes of President Barack Obama’s dilemma regarding whether recipients of federal grants can reject candidates for a job based on an applicant’s religion. The article, entitled “Obama Cautious on Faith-Based Initiatives, notes that …Full Entry »

Center For Inquiry Supports 2009 Respect for Marriage Act

September 15, 2009

This week, Representatives Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Tammy Baldwin (D-MN) and Jared Polis (D-CO) are introducing legislation to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). This bill, called the Respect for Marriage Act, would repeal all of DOMA and give legally married same-sex couples federal benefits. …Full Entry »

OPP’s Toni Van Pelt to speak at CFI-NYC, CFI-Long Island, and CFI-Harlem

September 08, 2009

Lobbying for Science and Reason on Capitol Hill

Starts
Thursday, September 10 th 2009 at 7:30 pm
Ends
Thursday, September 10 th 2009 at 9:00 pm
Location …Full Entry »