House Chaplain Must Not Be Permitted to Discriminate Against Atheist Speakers
May 22, 2018 by

By refusing to allow an atheist minister to deliver an invocation to the House of Representatives, the House Chaplain is imposing a religious test for a government position and discriminating based on religion.

Perkins’ Christian Supremacism is Unacceptable for Religious Freedom Commission
Office of Public Policy
May 17, 2018 by

The Center for Inquiry categorically denounced the appointment of Tony Perkins, president of the Christian supremacist Family Research Council, to the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom.

Secular Groups Unite to Condemn Oklahoma’s License to Discriminate in Adoption
May 16, 2018 by

Five national organizations representing atheists, agnostics, and the religiously unaffiliated—a rapidly growing group comprising of one quarter of Americans—today issued a statement condemning the recently passed Oklahoma law which permits religiously run adoption agencies to discriminate…

Center for Inquiry Rebuts Pence’s Claims That “Faith is On the Rise”
May 14, 2018 by

The Center for Inquiry (CFI) responded today to the outlandish assertions made by Vice President Pence at Hillsdale College in Michigan on Saturday that religious belief is on the rise in America.

Dr. Oz Appointment to President’s Fitness Council Legitimizes Snake Oil and Medical Misinformation
May 6, 2018 by

Lambasting Trump’s selection of Mehmet Oz to his Council on Sports, Fitness, and Nutrition, CFI warned that the appointment will erode the state of American health and fitness by elevating and legitimizing a TV charlatan who profits from the promotion of pseudoscientific fake medicine.

Trump Faith-Based Initiative Forces Religion on Americans In Need
May 3, 2018 by

President Trump’s executive order establishing a White House Faith and Opportunity Initiative includes a stealth feature that would make it much harder for people to obtain federally funded social services from an organization that doesn’t have religious ties.

HHS Must Reject Rule Granting Religious License to Discriminate against Patients
March 27, 2018 by

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) must not sacrifice Americans’ health for the sake of a health care provider’s religious beliefs, said the Center for Inquiry.

FDA Has a Duty to Crack Down on Homeopathic Fake Medicine, says Center for Inquiry
March 26, 2018 by

The FDA must take a much firmer stance on the manufacture and marketing of homeopathic health products, said CFI, urging the agency to take seriously its duty to inform and protect American consumers from wasteful and dangerous fake medicine.

Navy Rejection of Humanist Chaplains Demeans and Discriminates, Call for a Ban is Unconstitutional
March 21, 2018 by

The U.S. Navy’s refusal to appoint a humanist as a chaplain, spurred in part by a letter from 23 Senators calling on U.S. Navy leadership to ban humanist chaplains, demeans the nonreligious men and women bravely serving in our armed forces, said the Center for Inquiry.

Closing Environmental Research Office Will Jeopardize Americans’ Health, says Center for Inquiry
February 28, 2018 by

The Center for Inquiry today condemned the decision of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to close the National Center for Environmental Research (NCER) and reassign the Center’s responsibilities to an entity that performs unrelated administrative tasks.