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Blimp Possibilities
August 15, 2018


The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania releases a conscience-shocking report that details 70 years of more than 300 priests and their sexual abuse of more than 1000 victims. The grand jury report says, plainly, “Priests were raping little boys and girls, and the men of God who were responsible for them not only did nothing; they …

A Call to the Muslims of the World From Freethinkers and Humanists of Muslim Origins
August 10, 2018


Originally published July 2, 2004. Dear friends, The tragic incidents of September 11 have shocked the world. It is unthinkable that anyone could be so full of hate as to commit such heinous acts and kill so many innocent people. We people of Muslim origin are as much shaken as the rest of the world and …

Happy Belated Anniversary, History Channel!
August 9, 2018


It’s always a little embarrassing to miss an important birthday or anniversary, and I confess that I’ve been especially busy over the past month and overlooked an important date. That date was about a month ago, when The History Channel suffered one of the highest-profile blows to its credibility in, well, the history of the …

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TAKE ACTION: Tell Senator Manchin to Save the Supreme Court! (West Virginia)
July 24, 2018

It’s up to the U.S. Senate to stop this nomination, and one of your Senators, Joe Manchin, has yet to decide which way he will vote. Will you tell Senator Joe Manchin that Judge Kavanaugh is wrong for the Supreme Court?

URGENT! We must immediately oppose the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court
July 21, 2018

We strive for the full legal equality of everyone, regardless of viewpoint on matters of religion. Our opponents want an America that provides special privileges for only the religious.

TAKE ACTION: Tell Senator Donnelly to Save the Supreme Court! (Indiana)
July 19, 2018

It is imperative that a nominee who does not value the constitutional separation of church and state be rejected. Will you tell Senator Joe Donnelly that Judge Kavanaugh is wrong for the Supreme Court?

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CFI Cheers FDA Action Against Deceptive ‘Vaginal Rejuvenation’ Marketers
July 31, 2018

The Center for Inquiry applauded the actions taken by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to stop the deceptive marketing of pseudoscientific “vaginal rejuvenation” products. On Monday, the FDA published a Safety Communication warning the public that radio-based “vaginal rejuvenation” products are not proven safe or effective. Rather than improving patient health, these products may cause …

Don’t Be Fooled by Sessions’ Religious Right “Task Force” Warns Center for Inquiry
July 30, 2018

The Justice Department’s “Religious Liberty Task Force” will levy the power of the nation’s highest law enforcement body to impose the beliefs and values of the Religious Right on the American public. Responding to today’s announcement by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the Center for Inquiry characterized the task force as nothing less than a means …

Kavanaugh’s Record of Advancing Christian Privilege Wrong for Supreme Court
July 10, 2018

The Center for Inquiry today urged caution and vigilance from the Senate as it considers the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court to ensure that he will be a justice who will uphold the rights of all Americans equally, and not use his place on the bench to advance an agenda of …