News Archives for October 2009

Policy Director Toni Van Pelt to give interview with Public Reality Radio

October 28, 2009

On Thursday, October 29th Toni Van Pelt will have a live interview with Public Reality Radio. Full Entry »

CFI OPP signs on to letter from SEICUS to Congress

October 28, 2009

The Office of Public Policy signed onto a letter asking legislators fund only comprehensive sex education programs. Full Entry »

OPP Attends October CNSF Meeting

October 27, 2009

Representatives of the Office of Public Policy attended the October meeting of the Coalition for National Science Funding. Full Entry »

Come Celebrate the Third Anniversary of CFI-OPP and CFI-DC !

October 27, 2009

It's time to celebrate three great years at the Center for Inquiry Office of Public Policy and CFI-DC! Join us for two exciting days full of food, friends, and great speakers! The festivities begin on Friday, November 6 with an evening reception and fundraiser from 6:30-8:30 pm. Enjoy an …Full Entry »

Congress Supports National Chemistry Week

October 20, 2009

National Chemistry Week 2009 is this week. A bill is to be introduced in the House of Representatives today that would recognize NCW and encourage Americans to celebrate it. Full Entry »

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi Advocates Health Care Reform, Emphasizes What Women Will Gain

October 14, 2009

On October 6, 2009, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi,   along with Congresswomen Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Donna Edwards (D-MD), Mary Jo Kilroy (D-OH), Gwen Moore (D-WI), and Feminist Majority President Eleanor Smeal, held a press event calling to attention the importance of …Full Entry »

OPP Attends Symposium on African-American Women and the Increase in STDs

October 09, 2009

Representatives of CFI’s Office of Public Policy attended “The Cost of Silence: A Symposium on African-American Women and the Increase in STDs” at the Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference on September 25. This symposium, hosted by Representative Donna Edwards (D- MD) and …Full Entry »

CFI Positions on Health Care Reform

October 09, 2009

(1) Although CFI does not endorse any particular plan for health care reform, CFI recognizes the importance of guaranteeing a decent minimum of health care for all.  CFI endorses universal coverage not only on the moral grounds of helping those in Full Entry »

CFI Opposes Funding for Non-Evidence Based Funding

October 05, 2009

CFI has always been a strong advocate for increasing funding for scientific institutions. So why did we come out with a report calling for Congress to end funding to a Center that is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)? Because the National Center for Complementary and Alternative …Full Entry »