Evangelical Lobbyist Resigns Amid Civil Unions Flap
December 19, 2008

Proponents of the popular   religion-as-guardian-of-civil rights narrative have some rethinking to do.   According to the     New York Times   , Richard Cizik, the longtime Washington lobbyist for the National Association of Evangelicals, has resigned after revealing his support for civil unions for gay couples.  That’s right: not gay marriage, but the …

Paul Kurtz on the Current Economic Recession
December 18, 2008

CFI Founder Paul Kurtz discusses the current economic recession with CFI VP of Communications Nathan Bupp

Obama to Gays and Lesbians: Go to Hell
December 18, 2008

Rev. Rick Warren, the popular evangelical pastor and best-selling author, has been selected to deliver the invocation at Barack Obama’s inauguration. That’s Rick Warren, the guy who campaigned on behalf of Prop. 8 in California. That’s Rick Warren, the person who has compared same-sex marriage to pedophilia. A gay friend of mine, who grew up …

One God or Many Universes?
December 17, 2008

Should atheists use the “multiverse” hypothesis to offer an alternative to supernaturalism?

This Just In: Blogging Skeptic Skeptical of Blogs
December 17, 2008

As I write my first entry for the sparkly new   Free Thinking blog, I’m skeptical of its utility. While I have spent much of my career promoting critical thinking and skepticism, I’m concerned about joining the noise, the glut of words inundating the Web and indeed the world. By most estimates there are over …

Paul Kurtz Interviewed on Sirius Satellite Radio
December 16, 2008

CFI chairman and founder Paul Kurtz was recently interviewed on the Michelangelo Signorile Show, heard on Sirius Satellite Radio

Demjanjuk: ‘Ivan the Bloody’
December 16, 2008

Germany justified in seeking U.S.’s extradition of Nazi death-camp guard Ivan “John” Demjanjuk for Holocaust war crimes.

The St. Petersburg Declaration
April 5, 2007

Originally published in 2007, this declaration was released after the Secular Islam Summit that was held from the 4th-5th of March, 2007 in St. Petersburg, Florida. We are secular Muslims and secular persons of Muslim societies. We are believers, doubters, and unbelievers brought together by a great struggle—not between the West and Islam but between …