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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Oct 15, 2018, 23:16 ET Owner Of Branson, Missouri Death-Trap Duck Boat Insults Dead, Survivors, Claiming Lives Lost Are Worthless

Ripley's Entertainment, Inc., owner-operator of the Branson, Missouri duck boat that outrageously and recklessly killed 17 victims and injured 14...


Oct 15, 2018, 18:01 ET A Group Of Miami-Dade Business Owners Joins Forces In Support Of Amendment 13

A bill on the November 6, 2018 General Election ballot is causing quite a commotion among a strong and connected group of Miami business owners and...


Oct 15, 2018, 16:33 ET Despite Strong Economy, an Alarming Increase in the Federal Deficit

The Concord Coalition today warned that the rapidly rising federal budget deficit -- totaling nearly $779 billion in Fiscal Year 2018 -- reflects a...


Oct 15, 2018, 15:28 ET CAIR Asks Active Duty Generals to Withdraw from Virginia Event Co-Sponsored by Anti-Muslim Hate Group

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


Oct 15, 2018, 10:16 ET Five More Fluoride-Condemning Studies are Published - When Is It Enough?

Five new published studies support previous research linking fluoride to thyroid disease; ADHD; overdosing formula-fed infants and bias in government ...


Oct 15, 2018, 07:00 ET Nationalize the Election: Brand Democrats as "radical, dangerous, mean-spirited, and violence-prone"

FedUp PAC, a political action committee founded and chaired by conservative activist and political direct marketing pioneer Richard A. Viguerie,...


Oct 15, 2018, 06:00 ET RepliCel CEO Provides Updated Outlook

Partnership and Investment Fuel Plans for Upcoming Advancements VANCOUVER, Oct. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - RepliCel Life Sciences Inc. (OTCQB: REPCF)...


Oct 15, 2018, 03:00 ET Líderes judíos y musulmanes de Europa acuerdan cooperar frente al aumento de la xenofobia, el discurso del odio y políticas que limitan las prácticas religiosas

En la primera reunión plenaria del Consejo de Liderazgo Musulmán-Judío (MJLC, por sus siglas en inglés), que tuvo lugar el pasado martes en...


Oct 15, 2018, 03:00 ET Vor dem Hintergrund wachsender Fremdenfeindlichkeit, Hassreden und politischer Maßnahmen, die religiöse Praktiken einschränken, einigen sich jüdische und muslimische Würdenträger in Europa auf Zusammenarbeit

Jüdische und muslimische Gemeinden in Europa sähen sich mit zunehmender Fremdenfeindlichkeit, Hassverbrechen und politischen Maßnahmen konfrontiert,...


Oct 15, 2018, 03:00 ET Face à la montée de la xénophobie, des discours de haine et des politiques limitant les pratiques religieuses, les dirigeants européens juifs et musulmans acceptent de coopérer

Lors de la première réunion plénière du Conseil européen des dirigeants juifs et musulmans, qui s'est tenue mardi à Amsterdam, les leaders religieux...


Oct 14, 2018, 14:50 ET Students for Fair Admissions Applauds Rally Organizers for Support of Lawsuit Challenging Harvard University's Admissions Policies

Today, thousands of people rallied in Boston on the eve of a federal trial that challenges the admissions policies of Harvard University. The case is ...


Oct 12, 2018, 17:17 ET Suffolk County District Attorney Candidate Responds to Past Allegations

Recently, the intimate details of my divorce were written about in the press. First, I would like to apologize to all of my supporters and potential...


Oct 12, 2018, 14:42 ET Local and State Leaders in MA Take the Fight Against Opioids to Court

Today the opioid epidemic is the fastest growing public health crisis in America, claiming close to 100 lives each day. Left unchallenged, it's...


Oct 12, 2018, 10:38 ET Turkey Releases Pastor Brunson, FRC Applauds Pres. Trump, Secretary Pompeo for Securing Pastor's Freedom

Family Research Council President Tony Perkins, in his capacity as a Commissioner on the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, attended ...


Oct 12, 2018, 07:55 ET Yisrayl Hawkins Says To 4,199 Religions That It Is Not Only Possible To Keep The Commandments, It's A Must For Salvation

Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer at The House of Yahweh in Abilene, Texas, has published a new article this week that speaks to religious leaders ...


Oct 12, 2018, 06:55 ET Golden Star Supports the Return of Giants of Africa to Ghana

TORONTO, Oct. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - Golden Star Resources Ltd. (NYSE American: GSS; TSX: GSC; GSE: GSR) ("Golden Star" or the "Company") is pleased ...


Oct 12, 2018, 03:00 ET Faced With Rising Xenophobia, Hate Speech and Policies Limiting Religious Practice, European Jewish and Muslim Leaders Agree to Cooperate

Jewish and Muslim communities in Europe are confronted with rising xenophobia, hate crimes, and policies that are curtailing their right to religious ...


Oct 11, 2018, 17:22 ET Teamsters Local 727 Bargaining Committee Outraged By CVS's Claims That Negotiations Aren't 'Personal'

CVS (NYSE: CVS) sparked outrage during negotiations with Teamsters Local 727 on Wednesday when the Company's lead negotiator claimed that CVS's...


Oct 11, 2018, 12:23 ET AFGE Endorses Fred Hubbell for Governor

Today, the American Federation of Government Employees announced its endorsement of Fred Hubbell for election this November as Iowa's next governor....


Oct 11, 2018, 11:00 ET Dialysis Industry Drops Nearly $100 Million to Oppose Prop. 8 and Protect Corporate Profits, Announces Californians for Kidney Dialysis Patient Protection

The dialysis industry has turned a fight to protect its corporate profits into the most expensive ballot initiative in the country this year, so far...


Oct 10, 2018, 16:50 ET NYS American Academy of Family Physicians Helps Persuade American Academy of Family Physicians to Adopt New Position on Medical Aid in Dying

The New York State Academy of Family Physicians helped persuade the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) late Tuesday to adopt a new position ...


Oct 10, 2018, 16:21 ET Google+ Data Breach Shows Internet Giant Cannot Be Trusted to Police Its Platform; Tough Laws Like California Consumer Privacy Act Are Necessary, Consumer Watchdog Says

The data breach of Google's social network, Google+, that the company hid since last March, shows that the Internet Giant cannot be trusted to police ...


Oct 10, 2018, 15:49 ET PCMA Applauds the Administration for Enacting Legislation to Ensure Patients Pay the Lowest Price for Prescription Drugs

The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) released the following statement on President Trump signing into law S. 2553/ S. 2554, the Know ...


Oct 10, 2018, 15:28 ET Nation's Mayors To DHS Secretary Nielsen: Don't Punish Immigrants With New Public Charge Rules

Today, the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) sent a letter signed by 90 bipartisan mayors from 29 states and the District of Columbia to DHS...


Oct 10, 2018, 14:58 ET Suffolk County District Attorney Candidate Shines Light on Improving Community Safety

The following is a statement by Michael Maloney, Independent Candidate for Progressive Criminal Justice Reform: According to the most recent crime...