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Aug 26, 2014, 15:36 ET

Union, Anti-Union Forces Clash in Fresno

 The following is being released by the Center for Worker Freedom:   Farm workers will gather in Visalia, California on Tuesday to...

Aug 25, 2014, 12:47 ET

Farm Workers to Protest Forced Unionization in California

Silvia Lopez, a single mother who has proudly worked the fields of California's Central Valley for more than 16 years, will be the headline speaker...

Aug 22, 2014, 15:25 ET

Farm Workers to Rally Against Forced Unionization

Farm workers at Fresno-based Gerawan Farming Inc. do not want to be forced to pay 3 percent of their wages to the United Farm...

Jul 07, 2014, 15:13 ET

Berkeley City Council Poised to Side with Union -- Against Farm Workers

  The Center for Worker Freedom today issued the following statement: The City Council of Berkeley, California has on its July 8...

Sep 16, 2013, 08:00 ET

AFLC Forces Former Michigan State Rep. Lisa Brown to Dismiss Frivolous Defamation Suit against Young Pro-Life Mother

 Four months after threatening "full throttle litigation," former Michigan State Representative Lisa Brown, facing a prospective filing of a...

Jul 22, 2013, 11:36 ET

HumaneWatch.org Calls on the Humane Society of the U.S. to Spend All Sandy Donations to Finish the Job

Watchdog Group Finds HSUS Spent Just 33 Percent of Money Raised for Sandy Relief HumaneWatch.org, a project of the Center for Consumer Freedom...

Jul 09, 2013, 16:58 ET

Nine Groups Support Amendment to Stop USEC Giveaways in Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill

 A diverse range of nine groups -- Taxpayers for Common Sense, National Taxpayers Union, Union of Concerned Scientists, R Street Institute,...

Nov 19, 2012, 08:00 ET

Founding Member of Detroit Freedom Center Receives Top Honor

Delta Air Lines pilot Captain Ken Pratt received Delta's highest honor in employee recognition on November 8th when he was inducted into Delta Air...

Nov 09, 2012, 08:30 ET

Freedom Center Military Lounge Marks First Year Of Operations At DTW

 Freedom Center, the military lounge located at Gate A43 at Detroit Metropolitan Airport's McNamara Terminal, celebrated its first year of...

May 08, 2012, 10:23 ET

Armed Forces Day Gala to Raise Funds for Freedom Center

 Freedom Center, the newly opened military lounge at Detroit Metropolitan Airport, will benefit from funds raised by an Gala Event on Armed...

Aug 01, 2011, 12:18 ET

New Analysis Exposes Partisanship of Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW)

CrewExposed.com Reveals Group Founded and Funded by Left-Wing Activists Overwhelmingly Targets Republicans and Conservative Nonprofit...

Jan 24, 2011, 10:32 ET

Excessive Amounts of Lead Found in Reusable Grocery Bags Supplied by Major Retailers, New Testing Shows

Bans And Fees On Paper And Plastic Bags Have Unintended Consequences For Consumers Switching to Reusable Bags Today, the nonprofit Center for...

Dec 01, 2010, 15:57 ET

Watchdog Group Promotes First Annual 'Shelter Supply Saturday' to Benefit Pet Shelters

HumaneWatch Rallies Support for America's Underfunded Local Shelters On December 4th Today HumaneWatch, a project of the nonprofit Center for...

Oct 12, 2010, 16:02 ET

Freedom Center Employs iPhone Web App to Promote Latest Breakthrough R.I.G.H.T.S. Education Initiative

Today, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center debuts its latest concept to promote social awareness of contemporary human rights...

Oct 12, 2010, 10:49 ET

Freedom Center Opens World's First Permanent Museum Exhibition on Modern-Day Slavery and Human Trafficking

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati has opened the world's first permanent, museum-quality exhibition on modern-day...

Sep 14, 2010, 10:52 ET

Simple Online Calculator Reconciles Conflicting Information about Eating Seafood

HowMuchFish.com Expansion Gives Fish Lovers the Internet's Only Balanced Risk Assessment Today the nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF)...

Aug 16, 2010, 14:59 ET

Watchdog Website Releases New Profile of Hand-Wringing Environmental Working Group

Award-Winning Center for Consumer Freedom Site Explores Environmental "Worrying" Group's Junk Science Heritage Today ActivistCash.com, a project...

Aug 12, 2010, 16:54 ET

Hearst Magazines Chairman Cathie Black and San Francisco Chronicle Chairman & Publisher Frank Vega to Receive Al Neuharth Award at University of South Dakota on Sept. 30

Nationally distinguished media executives Cathie Black, chairman of Hearst Magazines, and Frank Vega, chairman and publisher of the San Francisco...

Aug 04, 2010, 11:47 ET

U.S. Voters to Congress: Reject New Energy Taxes

National advocacy group prompts more than 21,000 letters delivered to Congress urging opposition to newly-proposed, discriminatory tax hikes on...

May 06, 2010, 13:15 ET

FCC Moves Toward More Government Regulation of the Internet

Statement of Center for Individual Freedom Vice President Timothy Lee According to reports, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman...