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 18, 2017, 16:19 ET Americans United for Life Mourns the Passing of Norma McCorvey "who became a Pro-Life Champion Addressing the Tragic Errors in Roe V. Wade, her namesake abortion case"

Americans United for Life Acting President and Senior Counsel Clarke Forsythe expressed his condolences on Saturday on the passing of Norma...


Feb 18, 2017, 13:11 ET CAIR Calls on Feds to Probe Call to Violence Against U.S. Muslims at N.C. Meeting of Hate Groups

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today urged state and federal...


Feb 17, 2017, 16:38 ET Peligroso proyecto de ley con el propósito de mantener abiertos los bares hasta las 4 a.m. provoca la oposición inmediata en todo el estado

La Alianza de Política sobre el Alcohol de California (California Alcohol Policy Alliance, CAPA) hoy lanzó una campaña en todo el estado para...


Feb 17, 2017, 16:12 ET Expert Panel Urges Development of a Timely Plan to Make Electric Infrastructure More Resilient

Protecting the U.S. electric grid must be an urgent priority and collaborative national security initiative, a forum of 20 experts concluded at...


Feb 17, 2017, 15:40 ET VERTESS Predicts TrumpCare Means "Yuge" Spending on Healthcare IT

Every sector of the healthcare industry is struggling to figure out what TrumpCare will mean to their businesses. Some will do better under...


Feb 17, 2017, 15:27 ET EPA Workers' Union, AFGE, Responds to Scott Pruitt Confirmation

J. David Cox Sr., national president of the American Federation of Government Employees, which represents more than 9,000 employees at the...


Feb 17, 2017, 15:00 ET CAIR Seeks White House Clarification on DHS Proposal to Use National Guard for Immigration Roundups

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called on the Trump...


Feb 17, 2017, 13:20 ET EEI President Tom Kuhn Congratulates Scott Pruitt on His Confirmation as EPA Administrator

EEI President Tom Kuhn today issued the following statement on Scott Pruitt's confirmation as Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator....


Feb 17, 2017, 13:11 ET Liberty Bakery Kitchen Employees Vote To Join Teamsters

Workers at Liberty Bakery Kitchen in Brockton voted this week to join Local 653, joining a dozen drivers at the facility that produces donuts for...


Feb 17, 2017, 12:55 ET Fé y atención médica: T.B. Joshua financia la cirugía de garganta de un joven

El Tercer Objetivo de Desarrollo Sostenible de la ONU, que promueve las salud y el bienestar para todos, ayuda a equilibrar la provisión de...


Feb 17, 2017, 12:37 ET Investors Urge Banks to Support Re-routing Dakota Access Pipeline, Protect Water

A coalition of over 130 investors representing over $685 Billion in assets under management called on banks financing the Dakota Access Pipeline...


Feb 17, 2017, 12:15 ET Vaccine Safety Documentary Widens Release to Europe Despite Censorship Attempts

America's most controversial documentary, Vaxxed: From Cover-Up to Catastrophe from Cinema Libre Studios, premiered in Belgium, the U.K and France...


Feb 17, 2017, 12:01 ET 139 Representatives Win FRC Action's 'True Blue' Award for Unwavering Support of the Family

Family Research Council (FRC) Action honored Members of Congress with its "True Blue" award for the Member's unwavering commitment and consistent...


Feb 17, 2017, 09:31 ET Forest Products Employees Hit Capitol Hill To Share Local Impacts Of Legislation And Regulations

American workers employed in the U.S. forest products industry visited Washington, D.C., this week to meet with members of Congress and...


Feb 17, 2017, 09:00 ET Foundation for Ethnic Understanding Announces Thousands To Rally In Times Square This Sunday In Solidarity With Muslims

New Yorkers of all faiths and ethnic backgrounds will join hip-hop pioneer Russell Simmons, and Chairman of the Foundation for Ethnic...


Feb 17, 2017, 08:51 ET USW Lauds Bipartisan Effort to Defeat New Hampshire "Right-to-Work"

The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that the union is gratified that House members in New Hampshire soundly defeated so-called "right-to-work"...


Feb 17, 2017, 08:15 ET American Legion asks VA Secretary to reverse Black Hills call

National Commander Charles E. Schmidt of The American Legion is calling on VA Secretary David Shulkin to reverse the department's decision made...


Feb 17, 2017, 05:12 ET Glaube und Gesundheitsfürsorge: T.B. Joshua finanziert Jungen eine Halsoperation

Das dritte UN-Ziel zur nachhaltigen Entwicklung, das Gesundheit und Wohlbefinden für alle fördern soll, trägt zu einem Gleichgewicht zwischen...


Feb 17, 2017, 05:10 ET Religion et santé : T.B. Joshua finance l'opération chirurgicale de la gorge d'un jeune garçon

L'Objectif de développement durable numéro 3 de l'ONU, qui fait la promotion de la santé et du bien-être pour tous, aide à équilibrer la...


Feb 17, 2017, 04:05 ET Wieder aufgelebter Protest gegen Allianz wegen Nichtauszahlung von Versicherungen für Holocaust-Überlebende während dem PGA-Golfturnier in Boca Raton in Florida mit Rekordanzahl an Protestteilnehmern

Holocaust-Überlebende, die es nach Südflorida verschlagen hat, haben in den vergangenen sieben Jahren bei dem hiesigen, alljährlichen...


Feb 16, 2017, 20:15 ET Dr. Cornel West and Attorney Malik Z. Shabazz News Conference

On Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, a critical national town hall meeting and historic debate will take...


Feb 16, 2017, 20:05 ET Outdoor Industry, Governor Herbert Disagree on Public Lands Protections, Utah's Recreation Economy

Outdoor Industry Association, representing more than 1200 outdoor businesses nationally, including more than 50 in Utah, today held a call with...


Feb 16, 2017, 19:25 ET Dangerous 4 a.m. Bar Bill Provokes Immediate Statewide Opposition

California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA) launched a statewide campaign today to stop a dangerous bill that would allow alcohol-serving...


Feb 16, 2017, 16:28 ET Head of Largest VA Union Urges Lawmakers to Protect Workers' Representation Rights

The head of the largest union representing federal and D.C government workers today urged Congress and the Trump administration to protect the...


Feb 16, 2017, 16:25 ET The Latino Coalition Enthusiastically Supports Alexander Acosta as the Right Choice for U.S. Labor Secretary and a Champion for American Workers

The Latino Coalition (TLC), the leading national non-partisan advocacy organization representing Hispanic businesses and consumers, issued the...