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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07:00 ET Mulu Community Leaders Question Anti Palm Oil Tour in Europe

Community leaders from the Mulu area in Sarawak have questioned the anti-palm oil tour being led by the Swiss NGO, Bruno Manser Funds. The community...


May 22, 2019, 22:34 ET El senado estatal de California vota "bajo la influencia" 29-6 para aprobar el proyecto de ley SB 58 - el peligroso experimento de ley de bares hasta las 4 a.m. del senador Wiener

Alcohol Justice, la California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA) y el concejal de la ciudad de Los Ángeles Paul Koretz condenaron el voto de hoy del...


May 22, 2019, 18:43 ET Agari comments about FEC Ruling on U.S. Presidential Campaign Cybersecurity Technology Issue

The Federal Election Commission (FEC) ruled in favor of the DDC partnering with leading cybersecurity companies to offer cybersecurity technology for ...


May 22, 2019, 17:26 ET National Family, Patient, Public Sector, And Multiemployer Groups Join Effort To Protect Health Care Coverage

The Alliance to Fight the 40 | Don't Tax My Health Care, a broad-based coalition committed to repealing the 40 percent tax on employer-provided...


May 22, 2019, 16:08 ET Supporters Joined Planned Parenthood of New York City to Stop The Bans on Abortion

Planned Parenthood of New York City patients, providers, and activists, along with elected leaders and advocates, showed up and spoke out against...


May 22, 2019, 14:23 ET Fuel Retailers Urge Lawmakers to Support Private Investment in EV Charging Infrastructure

NATSO, the national association representing truckstops and travel plazas, the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS), the Petroleum...


May 22, 2019, 13:54 ET National Association of Professional Insurance Agents Praises Senator Ted Cruz for Introduction of Bill to Repeal the Federal Insurance Office

The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA National) is pleased that Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) today introduced S. 1586, the...


May 22, 2019, 10:48 ET Street Violence a Danger in America, States Physicians for Civil Defense

Americans may see groups like Antifa as student radicals who show up at street demonstrations to protest politically incorrect monuments but who...


May 22, 2019, 09:00 ET OCHIN encourages ONC to consider safety net patients and providers in Information Blocking Rule

OCHIN sees potential improvement in patient engagement and treatment outcomes through the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information...


May 22, 2019, 07:31 ET 75家教育机构签署AAE Foundation关于教师多样性的信函

为美国非工会专业协会Association of American Educators (AAE)的使命提供支持的501(c)(3)教育基金会Association of American Educators Foundation已经向教育部长贝齐-德沃斯(Betsy...


May 22, 2019, 07:08 ET 75家教育機構簽署AAE Foundation關於教師多樣性的信函

為美國非工會專業協會Association of American Educators (AAE)的使命提供支持的501(c)(3)教育基金會Association of American Educators Foundation已經向教育部長Betsy...


May 22, 2019, 06:00 ET Setenta y cinco instituciones educativas firman la carta de la AAE Foundation sobre diversidad entre docentes

La Association of American Educators Foundation (Fundación de la Asociación de Educadores Estadounidenses), fundación educativa constituida en el...


May 22, 2019, 06:00 ET Seventy-Five Education Organizations Sign on to AAE Foundation's Letter On Teacher Diversity

The Association of American Educators Foundation, a 501(c)(3) educational foundation supporting the mission of the Association of American Educators...


May 21, 2019, 18:56 ET CAIR Calls on Movie Reviewers to Address Racial, Religious Stereotypes Perpetuated by 'Aladdin'

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


May 21, 2019, 16:49 ET Border Mayors Urge Congress to Fund Humanitarian Efforts in Cities

Today, 22 bipartisan mayors, representing cities on or near the southern border sent a letter to Congressional leaders urging support for funding and ...


May 21, 2019, 15:19 ET Family Research Council Debunks Arguments for California bill to Mandate Abortion Pills in College Health Centers

Last night, the California Senate passed Senate Bill 24, which would require the state's 34 public universities to dispense the abortion pill from...


May 21, 2019, 14:11 ET New Healthcare Insurance Concept Helps Insured And Uninsured

As a surgeon in suburban Atlanta, Dr. Ned Armstrong has been a healthcare provider for decades. He has witnessed the ever increasing cost of...


May 21, 2019, 13:14 ET TIME'S UP Legal Defense Fund™ - Housed and Administered by the National Women's Law Center Fund - Supports New Sexual Harassment Charges Against McDonald's By Workers Across the Country

Today 25 new sexual harassment charges and lawsuits – in 20 cities across the country – were announced against McDonald's, alleging sexual harassment ...


May 21, 2019, 11:14 ET AARP Condemns Misleading Ohio Clean Air Ads And Sneaky Budget Amendment

Today, AARP State Director Barbara A. Sykes condemned the last minute amendment slipped in the state budget bill, which allows First Energy and other ...


May 21, 2019, 10:03 ET Songwriters Call For More Freedoms, Less Regulation During ASCAP "Stand with Songwriters" Advocacy Day On May 22

Award-winning songwriters will convene on Capitol Hill tomorrow, May 22, to meet with elected officials as part of the annual American Society of...


May 21, 2019, 08:43 ET Michael Horn to Present NASA Discoveries Confirming Billy Meier UFO Case Is Real

Science researcher and documentary filmmaker, Michael Horn, will present evidence at Contact in the Desert that discoveries by NASA, JPL, USGS, etc., ...


May 21, 2019, 08:00 ET CCHR Led Hundreds of Protestors Outside Psychiatric Convention Demanding a Ban on Electroshock Treatment

Members of the mental health watchdog, Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) and others concerned about the continuing use of electroshock...


May 20, 2019, 17:05 ET MAZON Congressional Briefing Addresses Hunger Crisis In Rural America

MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger held a congressional briefing "Local Perspectives on Hunger in Rural America" on Thursday, May 16, 2019 with its...


May 20, 2019, 16:19 ET USW Blasts Arconic for Demanding Concessions While Approving Additional $500 Million Stock Buyback

The United Steelworkers (USW) today reacted to an announcement by Arconic (NYSE: ARNC) that its board of directors have authorized an additional $500 ...


May 20, 2019, 15:50 ET UMD Survey Finds Large Bipartisan Majorities Favor Prohibiting President from Using Nuclear Weapons First Without Congressional Approval

A new in-depth survey on U.S. nuclear weapons policy finds that 68% of voters (Republicans 59%, Democrats 74%), support Congressional legislation...