Evangelical Lobbyist Resigns Amid Civil Unions FlapDecember 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 RecessionDecember 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 HellDecember 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 BlogsDecember 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 RadioDecember 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 DeclarationApril 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 …