New Supreme Court Ruling Decimates Church-State Separation
In a 5–4 ruling on the morning of June 30, 2020, the Supreme Court did incalculable damage to the separation of church and state in the case of Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue. The decision forces American taxpayers to pay for religious indoctrination, gutting the protections in both the United States Constitution and in No …
Case Closed—CFI Wins Right for Secular Celebrants in Michigan
Secular celebrants are now permitted to officiate and solemnize marriages in Michigan, after state’s attorney general Dana Nessel reversed the government’s opposition to a lawsuit brought by the Center for Inquiry (CFI). Promising that the state considers CFI-trained and certified Secular Celebrants covered by existing statutes regarding marriage solemnization, the presiding federal court brought the …
‘Radically’ Redesigned: Re-Experience the Freethought Trail
The Council’s Freethought Trail has a new look and new features.
CFI to Merge with the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason & Science
CFI and the Richard Dawkins Foundation merge, creating the nation’s largest freethought organization.