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President Obama Signs GMO ‘Non-labeling’ Bill, Leaves Millions of Americans in the Dark

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2016— Today President Obama signed into law a GMO labeling bill that discriminates against more than 100 million Americans. The bill...

Donald Trump and Russia: a web that grows more tangled all the time

July 30, 2016 - A key figure at the Republican national convention where Donald Trump was nominated for president has strong business ties with Ukraine, the...

American Muslims Who Refused to Become FBI Informants File Appeal Over No-Fly List

NEW YORK, July 29, 2016 - Today, three American Muslim men with no criminal records who were placed or kept on the No Fly List...

CAIR Demands Apology from Donald Trump for Disparagement of Muslim Gold Star Family

WASHINGTON, DC, July 31, 2016 - The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today demanded that...

Watch Hillary Clinton’s full speech at the 2016 Democratic National Convention

July 28, 2016 - Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton closed out the final night of the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. https://youtu.be/pnXiy4D_I8g Transcript of Hillary...

Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down North Carolina’s,Restrictive Voting Law

RICHMOND, VA, July 29, 2016— A federal appeals court today struck down North Carolina's restrictive omnibus voting law in a sweeping victory for voting rights....

NRDC Report: TransCanada’s “Reckless Plan B” Seeks Massive Tar Sands Oil Shipments via New...

WASHINGTON, DC, July 26, 2016 - The threat of devastating tar sands spills did not end when President Obama rejected the Keystone XL tar...

Zika Has Arrived, But Congress Has Not Allocated Ample Funding, Say Medical Experts

WASHINGTON, DC, July 29, 2016 - The Florida Department of Health, investigating non-travel related cases of Zika in Miami-Dade and Broward counties, has concluded “that...

Over 80 Legislators in Maryland and Delaware Urge White House to Prevent Seismic Airgun...

OCEAN CITY, MD, Aug. 2, 2016 - Today, legislators from Delaware and Maryland called on the White House to prevent seismic airgun blasting in...

Court Orders Release of Graphic Photos of Arizona Border Patrol Detention Facilities and Damning...

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 18, 2016 — Today, groups made public damning evidence, including expert testimony and video stills illustrating the deplorable and unconstitutional conditions...

Joint Statement from the Department of Justice, the Department of the Army and the...

September 9, 2016 - The Department of Justice, the Department of the Army and the Department of the Interior issued the following statement regarding...

Hundreds Rally Against Dakota Access Pipeline Outside President Obama’s Final Tribal Nations Summit

Washington, DC September 27, 2016 - In solidarity with the Dakota Access resistance camps at Standing Rock, hundreds gathered outside President Obama’s final White...

Armed militants pose ongoing, dangerous threat to government employees working to protect America’s public...

DENVER, CO,  Oct. 28, 2016 - An Oregon jury returned a surprise verdict yesterday, finding Ammon Bundy, Ryan Bundy, and five other militants not...

Judge Orders Border Patrol to Immediately Provide Short Term Detainees with Basic Necessities

Nov. 29, 2016 - A federal judge ordered the Border Patrol to immediately cease its practice of refusing to provide basic amenities to people...

Feinstein Supports White House Refusal to Veto UN Resolution

Washington December 23, 2016 - Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today released the following statement in response to the White House’s refusal to veto the...

Dawn of Dangerous New Era in U.S, Says Human Rights Watch

WASHINGTON, DC, Jan. 20, 2017 - Donald Trump takes office today having vowed to enact policies that would threaten rights at home and abroad...

Malheur Siege Still Shadows Range and Refuges

Washington, DC February 2, 2017 - As the federal criminal trials resume next week for militants who occupied Oregon’s Malheur National Wildlife Refuge last...

NOAA: International report confirms 2015 was Earth’s warmest year on record

Aug. 2, 2016 - A new State of the Climate report confirmed that 2015 surpassed 2014 as the warmest year since at least the...

U.S. Department of Labor Issues Regulations Ensuring Federal Contractors Comply with LGBTQ Non-Discrimination Protections

WASHINGTON August 24, 2016 - Today, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued final regulations implementing President Obama’s executive order on Fair Pay and...

ACC Follows NCAA Lead in Moving Championship Games Out of North Carolina Over Anti-LGBTQ...

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14, 2016 -- Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization,...