News Archives for June 2013

CFI Celebrates Supreme Court’s Rejection of Religiously Motivated Discrimination in Marriage

June 26, 2013

Secularist group calls rulings "historic advances in civil equality." Full Entry »

Center for Inquiry Experts See Hope, Challenges Ahead in President’s Climate Initiative

June 25, 2013

Scientists and policy experts of the Center for Inquiry, a leading science and secularist advocacy group, expressed cautious optimism about measures to combat climate change announced by President Obama in his Georgetown address Tuesday. Full Entry »

Federal Education Bill Escapes Congressional Markup Without Voucher Amendments

June 24, 2013

The Elementary and Secondary Education Act reauthorization bill has escaped U.S. Senate and House education committees free of any amendments to create a federal school voucher program, which would funnel taxpayer dollars intended for the public school system to private and religious schools. Full Entry »

House Approves Bill to Ban Abortions in U.S. After 20 Weeks

June 20, 2013

The U.S. House of Representatives this week approved a bill that would outlaw all abortions in the U.S. after 20 weeks — with rape, incest, and saving the mother from death being the only exceptions. Full Entry »

Tell Your U.S. Representative to Vote “No” on 20-Week Abortion Ban

June 18, 2013

The Center for Inquiry urges you to contact your U.S. representative immediately to oppose a bill that would outlaw all abortions in the U.S. after 20 weeks — with rape, incest, and saving the mother from death being the only exceptions. Full Entry »

CFI Joins Fight Against School Voucher Amendments to Education Bill

June 13, 2013

The Center for Inquiry has joined dozens of organizations in opposing any amendments to the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act that would create a federal school voucher program. Full Entry »

Advocacy Update—May 2013: Protecting Access to Abortion and Funding for Science Research

June 03, 2013

The Center for Inquiry's Office of Public Policy monthly update highlighting some of our recent activity for members and followers. Full Entry »