Secular Rescue is a program of the Center for Inquiry that identifies those writers, activists, and everyday citizens in countries such as Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Iraq who live under the threat of violence and death. Secular Rescue then provides financial and diplomatic assistance to help these courageous freethinkers escape to safety so they can continue …
Bertha Vazquez responds to the draft changes to Arizona’s science standards that call evolution into question.
The Trump administration has been particularly busy over the past few weeks in its efforts to breach the wall of separation between church and state and throwing LGBTQ and nonreligious Americans under the bus, and all while bestowing legitimacy on medical pseudoscience.
April 30, 2018 by Jason Lemieux
In April 2018, CFI’s public policy advocacy was mainly focused at the federal level: School Vouchers – When the National Coalition for Public Education (NCPE) alerted its member organizations that the arch-conservatives at Heritage Action for America were promoting legislation that would divert money from public schools in military communities to parents who shift their children to private …
Harnessing the excitement and momentum of last year’s international event, the 2018 Marches for Science took a turn toward the local.
You won’t believe who’s coming to CSICon 2018, October 18-21 in Las Vegas.
This is the story of one man, describing in his own words the peril he faced for years as a secular activist in Bangladesh, the danger posed to his family, and how CFI’s Secular Rescue helped him navigate a path to safety.
On April 1, CFI’s Teacher Institute for Evolutionary Science (TIES) presented the latest in its new series of online workshops with special guest Richard Dawkins.
Two professional and invitation-only developmental readings took place in Manhattan on March 16 and 17 of a new play about clergy struggling with their loss of faith, “Caught in the Pulpit.”
The 62nd UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) took place in New York from March 12-17, with an agenda focused on empowering rural women and girls. The Center for Inquiry’s president and CEO, Robyn Blumner was there and reported back on this illuminating event.