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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...

Underreporting of Zika is rife; researchers project epidemic’s spread

Aug. 3, 2016 - With the report from Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Monday that 14 people in the state have been infected with...

What’s ailing the ACA: Insurers or Congress?

August 24, 2016 - Since the Affordable Care Act – or what many call Obamacare – has been labeled a failure since the day...

NCAA Moves All Championship Events Out of North Carolina Over Anti-LGBTQ HB2 Law

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2016- Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, and...

Trump vs. Clinton: Three key moments from the second debate

Jeffrey Q. McCune Jr., Washington University in St Louis; Peter Kastor, Washington University in St Louis, and Rebecca Wanzo, Washington University in St Louis October...

North Carolina NAACP Files Federal Suit Charging State Illegally Suppressed Right to Vote of...

DURHAM, NC, November 4, 2016 - The North Carolina NAACP filed a federal lawsuit Monday seeking an immediate injunction to stop the state and...

New Evidence of Illegal Compensation to Steve Bannon by Mercer-Backed Super PAC

Dec. 2, 2016 - Today, The Campaign Legal Center presented new evidence to the Federal Election Commission alleging that the super PAC Make America...

UN experts applaud US decision to dismantle ‘discriminatory and ineffective’ counterterrorism programme

Dec. 29, 2016 - Two United Nations human rights experts welcomed a decision by the United States to dismantle a national registry program targeting...

Trump Administration Removes All Mentions of LGBTQ People or Rights from White House Website

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20, 2017- Within moments of Donald Trump’s inauguration, the Trump Administration removed all mentions of LGBTQ people and issues from the White...

Trump Executive Order lawsuit: hearing set for Seattle federal court Friday

SEATTLE February 2, 2017 - Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced the filing of an amended complaint in State of Washington...

Coalition Condemns DHS Proposal to Demand Social Media Passwords to Enter the U.S.

Feb. 21, 2017 - In a statement released today, a broad coalition rejected the idea proposed by Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary John...

Amnesty Intl. Launches Campaign to Free Young Children and Mothers Detained by ICE for...

March 10, 2017 - Amnesty International USA (AIUSA) is launching a campaign today urging Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to release several families with...