News Archives for December 2013

CFI Calls on Indian Government to Protect LGBT Rights in Face of Supreme Court Decision

December 20, 2013

CFI writes the Indian Ambassador to the United States to share serious concerns over a recent decision by the Indian Supreme Court to overturn a lower court's ruling striking down a law prohibiting "intercourse against the order of nature." Full Entry »

CFI Urges Senators to Ensure Secularists Protected by International Religious Freedom Envoy Bill

December 18, 2013

The Center for Inquiry (CFI) on Wednesday, December 17, 2013 urged leaders of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations to ensure an international religious freedom bill before the Committee protects secularists and dissidents, including the non-religious. Full Entry »

Ohio: Urge Your State Rep to Reject Bill That Makes Religion an Excuse to Break the Law

December 17, 2013

Contact your state representative now and tell them to oppose a bill that would place religious beliefs and practices above the law. Full Entry »

Michigan: Tell Your Lawmakers to Let Voters Decide on Abortion Initiative

December 05, 2013

The Michigan Legislature could soon vote on a dangerous petition initiative that would prohibit health insurance companies from including abortion coverage in their policies — even in cases of rape, incest, the mother’s health, and fetal issues — and we need your help urging them to not take it up. Full Entry »

Indiana: Tell Your Legislative Leaders to Stop Constitutional Ban on Marriage Equality

December 02, 2013

Your elected officials are trying to write discrimination against gays and lesbians into the Indiana State Constitution — and we need your help to stop them. Full Entry »

Advocacy Update — October/November 2013: ENDA, Vaccinations, and Birth Control at the Supreme Court

December 01, 2013

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