Free Inquiry Was Jesus a Man or a Myth
Was Jesus a Man or a Myth? A Heated Debate in Free Inquiry
January 10, 2018 by

Free Inquiry, the magazine of CFI’s Council for Secular Humanism, is practically ablaze from the disagreement between freethought factions as to whether Jesus was a real person or a myth.

Eddie Tabash, CFI’s Board Chair
CFI Michigan Celebrates 20 Years at Solstice Awards Ceremony
January 10, 2018 by

CFI Michigan hosted their annual Solstice Dinners in Grand Rapids and Madison Heights (in the Detroit Area) on December 13 and 16 respectively, with 120 combined attendees, despite the terrible snow storm.

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New Leadership for a New Year at Two CFI Branches
January 10, 2018 by

The new year begins with a new chapter for two of the Center for Inquiry’s vital and active local branches, as two dedicated members of the CFI family step into key leadership roles.

Louis Appignani quarter million dollars donation pledge
A Few Days Left to Make an Enormous Impact – Donate to CFI
December 27, 2017 by

Louis Appignani will double the power of every contribution that comes in from now until the end of 2017, but that’s just a few short days away!

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Policy Update: Johnson Amendment and CDC’s Seven Words
December 27, 2017 by

The religious right has been relentless in its efforts to dismantle the Johnson Amendment, the law that bars tax-exempt nonprofits, such as churches and the Center for Inquiry, from endorsing or advocating against candidates for political office.

FDA stops Homeopathy
A One-Two Punch to Homeopathy
December 27, 2017 by

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced it would begin to take a tougher stance against the manufacturers of those homeopathic products that pose the greatest risk to consumers’ health and safety.

Working on Christmas and Raising Thousands for Secular Rescue
December 27, 2017 by

Tom Flynn, the Anti-Claus, is the author of The Trouble with Christmas, and in accordance with his outright rejection of the holiday, every year on Christmas Day Tom comes into the office and works a typical day. On Christmas Day Tom livestreamed his workday online. He raised money for Secular Rescue, a CFI program that helps secularist writers and activists whose lives are threatened by religious extremists.a

“Anti-Claus” Tom Flynn to Livestream Work Day on Christmas for Life-Saving Charity
December 20, 2017 by

On December 25, you can bear witness to a one-man War on Christmas, as Tom Flynn (aka “The Anti-Claus”) broadcasts a merry act of yuletide defiance, livestreaming his very ordinary work day, answering real-time questions, and doing some good for persecuted nonbelievers on the other side of the globe.

Skeptical Inquirer on Stem Cells, Climate Change
Skeptical Inquirer on Stem Cells, Climate Change, and Science Under Siege 
December 16, 2017 by

The latest issue of Skeptical Inquirer takes a hard look at the pernicious resistance to science in several areas of public life with a cover feature by Raymond Barglow and Margaret Schaefer on the “influential religion-based political movement”.

New Perspectives on Disability and History on Point of Inquiry
December 16, 2017 by

On Point of Inquiry, Lindsay was joined by George Washington University historian Andrew W. Cohen, who makes a surprising case for the significance of trade wars, smuggling, and embargoes in American history.