Advocacy Group Opinion This category contains the most recent releases and statements from a huge range of advocacy and lobby groups and coalitions. Find responses to political and policy decisions, calls for investigations and action, and announcements of new partnerships, protests, legal actions, fundraising events, educational efforts and awareness campaigns. This section also contains results and reports from studies, opinion polls, and surveys.

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Feb 24, 2017, 16:31 ET NPC Protests White House Blackballing of News Organizations

Leaders of the National Press Club and the National Press Club Journalism Institute expressed shock Friday about the White House press secretary's...


Feb 24, 2017, 15:26 ET House Bill 464 Seeks To Strengthen Patient Choice In Georgia

Rep. Wendell Willard (R-Sandy Springs), along with Rep. Jimmy Pruett (R-Eastman), Rep. Matt Hatchett (R-Dublin), Rep. Chuck Martin (R-Alpharetta)...


Feb 24, 2017, 15:22 ET British House of Lords Hosts Conference on Balochistan

A seminar titled "History of Balochistan Revisited", was held in the British House of Lords, London, on February 23, 2017. Hosted by The Democracy...


Feb 24, 2017, 14:03 ET AJC Praises Ambassador Haley's Strong Defense of Israel

In a letter to Ambassador Nikki Haley, the U.S. permanent representative to the UN, AJC expressed "profound appreciation" for her remarks following...


Feb 24, 2017, 13:51 ET AJC Deeply Concerned by New DHS Immigration Guidelines

AJC expressed deep concern over the new and sweeping immigration enforcement policies announced this week by the Department of Homeland Security...


Feb 24, 2017, 13:22 ET Teamsters Endorse Michael Blake For DNC Vice-Chair

The following is a statement by Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa: "Today, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters proudly endorses...


Feb 24, 2017, 13:04 ET Houston Southern Glazer's Drivers Vote Teamsters

Delivery drivers working for Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits (Southern Glazer) in the Houston area have voted to join Teamsters Local 988. The...


Feb 24, 2017, 12:42 ET Health Coalition Endorses Comprehensive Medical Liability Bill

The Health Coalition on Liability and Access today announced its support of the Protecting Access to Care Act, a comprehensive medical liability...


Feb 24, 2017, 11:19 ET Los Angeles Cannabis Task Force, in Anticipation of Measure M Passing, Announces New Board President and Executive Director

The Los Angeles Cannabis Task Force (LACTF) today announced that nationally-recognized cannabis consultant and business executive Avis Bulbulyan...


Feb 24, 2017, 11:02 ET Shocking footage reveals reality of cruel trade in Russian beluga whales

The cruel trade in Russian beluga whales (the white whale), captured in the wild for sale to aquaria and travelling shows, has been condemned by...


Feb 24, 2017, 10:38 ET Berkshire Medical Center Nurses to Hold Informational Picket for Patient Safety on Tuesday, Feb. 28 in Pittsfield

Berkshire Medical Center (BMC) nurses, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA), will hold an informational picket on Tuesday,...


Feb 24, 2017, 10:23 ET CAIR Offers Reward for Info on Fire Targeting Florida Mosque

The Florida chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Florida) today offered a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest...


Feb 24, 2017, 10:16 ET Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals Sets the Record Straight on DMAA

Jared Wheat, CEO of Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals, released the following statement in response to the FDA raid on Blackstone Labs this month: There...


Feb 24, 2017, 08:00 ET Kush Bottles Comments on Marijuana Industry Landscape and Regulation

Kush Bottles, Inc. (OTCQB: KSHB), a leading provider of packaging, supplies, accessories and branding solutions for the regulated cannabis...


Feb 24, 2017, 08:00 ET AWPPW-CPU Union Rejects Ingevity Chemical's latest Contract Offer

Association of Western Pulp and Paper Workers (AWPPW) Local 675 CPU is resuming negotiations with Ingevity Corporation for a new Labor Agreement at...


Feb 23, 2017, 20:51 ET County of Santa Clara Seeks Preliminary Injunction to Block President Trump's Unconstitutional Executive Order

Today, the County of Santa Clara asked a federal court to prevent the Trump Administration from implementing an unconstitutional executive order...


Feb 23, 2017, 16:03 ET CAIR-Kansas Seeks State, Federal Hate Crime Charges for Shooting of 'Middle Eastern' Men

The Kansas chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Kansas) today called for state and federal hate crime charges to be brought...


Feb 23, 2017, 15:21 ET West Hollywood City Council Approves Steps to Prohibit the City from Providing Financial or Other Benefits to the President of the United States

The City Council of the City of West Hollywood, at its regular meeting on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, approved an item that directs City of West...


Feb 23, 2017, 15:07 ET For National Nutrition Month, Celebrated In March, Academy Of Nutrition And Dietetics Encourages Everyone To "Put Your Best Fork Forward"

Eating healthier doesn't mean changing your entire eating pattern overnight. Small changes, made over time, can add up. For National Nutrition...


Feb 23, 2017, 14:41 ET Teamster UPS Aircraft Mechanics File For Release From Mediation

After more than three and a half years of UPS refusing to agree to a new contract with aircraft mechanics and related classifications, Wednesday...


Feb 23, 2017, 13:33 ET BLM's Methane and Waste Prevention rule hurts American consumers and local economies

Colorado Petroleum Council Executive Director Tracee Bentley urged the U.S. Senate to follow the House and support a disapproval resolution on the...


Feb 23, 2017, 13:21 ET Rep. Christopher Smith Wins FRC Action's 'True Blue' Award for Unwavering Support of the Family

FRC Action released its annual Vote Scorecard for Members of Congress showing which Members demonstrated an unwavering commitment and consistent...


Feb 23, 2017, 13:20 ET Rep. Steve King Wins FRC Action's 'True Blue' Award for Unwavering Support of the Family

FRC Action released its annual Vote Scorecard for Members of Congress showing which Members demonstrated an unwavering commitment and consistent...


Feb 23, 2017, 13:19 ET Rep. Mark Walker Wins FRC Action's 'True Blue' Award for Unwavering Support of the Family

FRC Action released its annual Vote Scorecard for Members of Congress showing which Members demonstrated an unwavering commitment and consistent...


Feb 23, 2017, 13:19 ET Rep. Trent Franks Wins FRC Action's 'True Blue' Award for Unwavering Support of the Family

FRC Action released its annual Vote Scorecard for Members of Congress showing which Members demonstrated an unwavering commitment and consistent...