This Somber Wilderness of Rotting PaperJune 19, 2018
The Southern Poverty Law Center reverses itself and apologizes to Maajid Nawaz for including him on a list of anti-Muslim extremists, and has paid Nawaz’s organization the Quilliam Foundation $3.375 million to fund their work. SPLC president Richard Cohen writes: Among those who contacted us were human rights advocates affiliated with the United Nations who …
Crucifixion Evidence Debunks Turin “Shroud”June 18, 2018
As if there were not already enough evidence debunking the Shroud of Turin—the historical record, a forger’s confession, tempera paint, multiple carbon-dating tests—now new evidence further discredits the authenticity of the reputed burial cloth of Jesus. The new finding—the 2000-year-old skeletal remains of a crucified Roman—was reported on Live Science (Metcalfe 2018). The article (June …
Say This With PainJune 18, 2018
As the Trump administration uses the Bible to defend its policy of separating migrant children from their families, we call a big, big foul: Just imagine for a moment if an Attorney General cited the Quran as the basis for the Department of Justice’s detainment policies, or the Hindu Vedas, or even Dianetics or Harry …
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TAKE ACTION: Don’t Let Naturopaths Take Free Rein in Michigan!June 18, 2018
Dear Friend of CFI-Michigan,
On May 17, the Michigan Senate passed legislation that allows naturopaths great latitude in diagnosing and treating serious medical conditions. It’s up to us to stop this bill in the Michigan House of Representatives.
TAKE ACTION: Stop Congress from Undermining the Johnson Amendment!June 13, 2018
Earlier this year, you helped us protect the Johnson Amendment from being repealed in the “tax reform” bill. But the fight isn’t over yet.
It Gives Me a New Strength: A Secular Rescue Success StoryJune 11, 2018
Secular Rescue is a program of the Center for Inquiry that identifies those writers, activists, and everyday citizens in countries such as Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Iraq who live under the threat of violence and death. Secular Rescue then provides financial and diplomatic assistance to help these courageous freethinkers escape to safety so they can continue …