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Not Okay, Google
July 20, 2018

Get ready for the news lede that is a sure winner for the No Shit, Sherlock Award that I just made up. Variations appear in various outlets, and here’s NBCNews.com: Cancer patients who choose alternative medicine over standard, proven cancer treatments are more likely to die, researchers reported Thursday. WHAT’S THAT YOU SAY??? Complementary medicine …

The Utterly Unavoidable
July 19, 2018

Jack Jenkins reports that Maria Butina, the alleged Russian agent, not only used the NRA to influence American politics, but also the National Prayer Breakfast. Run by the shadowy “Fellowship,” aka “The Family,” Jenkins says its secretiveness makes it a tempting target for infiltration and exploitation. Jann Bellamy writes about CFI’s lawsuit against CVS over homeopathy, …

Xenu, Murder, and Declining Heaven
July 18, 2018

Is there anything positive in religion? Research shows that some dogmatic atheists are unable to see anything positive in religion. Aside from being a positively wonderful target for your devilish sense of humor, what do you find that is positive in religion? James Well “James” (if that’s your real name), I’m not sure what a …

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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!
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?

TAKE ACTION: Congress wants to allow religious discrimination in adoption: tell them NO
July 17, 2018

Earlier this week, the House Appropriations Committee passed legislation that requires states to allow discrimination based on religious beliefs for adoption providers and foster placement agencies. States that uphold anti-discrimination laws will have their child welfare funding slashed.

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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 …

Center for Inquiry Sues CVS for Fraud Over Sale of Homeopathic Fake Medicine
July 9, 2018

The Center for Inquiry has filed a lawsuit in the District of Columbia on behalf of the general public against drug retailer CVS for consumer fraud over its sale and marketing of useless homeopathic medicines. CFI, an organization advancing reason and science, accused the country’s largest drug retailer of deceiving consumers through its misrepresentation of …

Kennedy’s Exit Could Entrench Religious Privilege and Discrimination, Warns Center for Inquiry
June 27, 2018

The last bulwark against religious privilege and oppression has fallen with the announced retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy, warned the Center for Inquiry today, urging the U.S Senate to ensure that whoever President Trump chooses to replace him will not work to turn back the clock on hard-won civil rights. “Raising another Alito or Gorsuch …