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Wisconsin Discriminates Against Atheist Couple Seeking to Marry
May 26, 2020

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Wisconsin is discriminating against nonreligious couples by denying them the right to marry by mutual declaration, a privilege granted to religious believers.  Last week, two national secular watchdog organizations — the Center for Inquiry (CFI) and American Atheists — were contacted by a couple from Winnebago County who were refused permission to marry by mutual …

Suicide Pact
May 26, 2020


We’re keeping track of COVID-19 pseudoscience, snake oil, fake cures, and more at CFI’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Separate fact from fiction and inoculate yourself from misinformation at centerforinquiry.org/coronavirus. Good morning, fellow human capital stock! I trust you are all maximizing your productivity, lest you be discarded and ground into meat slurry. Lots to get to …

CFI Condemns Trump’s claim that churches are essential services
May 22, 2020

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The Center for Inquiry today condemned President Donald Trump for pressuring governors to designate churches across the country as an “essential service” exempt from stay-at-home orders that are meant to arrest the spread of COVID-19. According to POLITICO Magazine, Trump “commanded” governors to reopen churches and threatened to “override” them if they refused. “The President …

What Are the Makers of ‘Plandemic’ Hiding? Conspiracy Theorists Refuse to Provide Evidence for Outrageous Claims
May 21, 2020

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The infamous conspiracy video Plandemic has recently spread like a virus throughout the internet, providing an unprecedented megaphone for a litany of outrageous claims about the nature of the COVID-19 outbreak and frightening allegations of vast government conspiracies. But when presented by the Center for Inquiry with the opportunity to back up these claims with evidence, the …

I Was the Big Fish
May 21, 2020


We’re keeping track of COVID-19 pseudoscience, snake oil, fake cures, and more at CFI’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Separate fact from fiction and inoculate yourself from misinformation at centerforinquiry.org/coronavirus. It’s All an Act Linda Greenhouse at the New York Times shows how the religion cases currently before the Supreme Court are more about storytelling and creating …

Dingbat Armchair Scientist
May 20, 2020


We’re keeping track of COVID-19 pseudoscience, snake oil, fake cures, and more at CFI’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Separate fact from fiction and inoculate yourself from misinformation at centerforinquiry.org/coronavirus. Propagandize Properly, Please At the New York Times, Michael M. Grynbaum shows how Fox News seems unsure which version of reality it’s supposed to espouse, as hosts give different takes …

Null and Void
May 19, 2020


We’re keeping track of COVID-19 pseudoscience, snake oil, fake cures, and more at CFI’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Separate fact from fiction and inoculate yourself from misinformation at centerforinquiry.org/coronavirus. President Trump claims that he is taking hydroxychloroquine. “And all I can tell you is,” he said, “so far I seem to be okay.” Q-tips The Atlantic …

A Philosophy of Weaponized Illusion
May 18, 2020


We’re keeping track of COVID-19 pseudoscience, snake oil, fake cures, and more at CFI’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Separate fact from fiction and inoculate yourself from misinformation at centerforinquiry.org/coronavirus. Mondays are already a beast for The Morning Heresy, what with all the catching up from the weekend. Regular readers (all twelve of you) will also have …

It Messes Up Everything
May 14, 2020


We’re keeping track of COVID-19 pseudoscience, snake oil, fake cures, and more at CFI’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Separate fact from fiction and inoculate yourself from misinformation at centerforinquiry.org/coronavirus. The Darkest Winter in the Darkest Timeline Dr. Rick Bright, the vaccine expert booted by Trump when he pushed back against the president’s insistence on promoting hydroxychloroquine, …

That’s Not Us, Bro.
May 13, 2020


We’re keeping track of COVID-19 pseudoscience, snake oil, fake cures, and more at CFI’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Separate fact from fiction and inoculate yourself from misinformation at centerforinquiry.org/coronavirus. Airplane! Freethought philanthropist Todd Stiefel made his mark on the pro-infection “ReOpen” protests in North Carolina yesterday, sending a plane banner soaring over the crowd that said …