Wednesday, August 05, 2009

CFI Double Press Release: Constitutional Abuses and African Atrocities


Two Press Releases: CFI Fights for Church/State Separation; against African Superstition


CFI Files Amicus Brief in Salazar v. Buono

Center for Inquiry Files Amicus Brief in Salazar v. Buono; Urges the Supreme Court to Uphold Previous Rulings by the 9th Circuit
Amherst, N.Y. (Aug 5, 2009)—The Center for Inquiry (CFI) filed an amicus brief with the United States Supreme Court in the case of Salazar v. Buono. The high court is scheduled to hear the case on Oct 7. At stake is whether a Christian cross may remain atop Sunrise Rock in the Mojave National Preserve in California.
Read the full press release in the CFI Press Center.

CFI Representative Assaulted by Christians at Children’s Rights Conference

Gospel church upset at efforts to halt African atrocities based on fear and ‘magic’
Amherst, N.Y. (Aug 5, 2009)—The Center for Inquiry’s anti-superstition campaign has turned dangerous. During a passive Nigerian conference meant to explore ways of combating the abuse, expulsion and murder of children wrongly accused of witchcraft, more than 150 members of the Christian witch-hunter Helen Ukpabio’s Liberty Gospel Church reportedly overpowered the non-combative participants, invading the conference and subjecting attendees to threats, violence and physical attacks.
Read the full press release in the CFI Press Center.


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