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Rep. Gutiérrez & Colleagues Call On President Obama to Protect DREAMers

WASHINGTON, DC, Nov. 18, 2016 - Rep. Luis Gutiérrez (D-IL) joined Reps. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) and Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA) in releasing a letter they...

Park Service Myopic Drive for Politically Correct Science

Washington, DC November 17, 2016 - The National Park Service has unveiled a comprehensive stewardship guide full of lofty terms, crammed into a mish-mash...

Terry Tempest Williams & Brooke Williams appeal to Interior Board of Land Appeals over...

Castle Valley, Utah November 17, 2016 - Today, on behalf of Terry Tempest Williams and Brooke Williams, the Western Environmental Law Center administratively challenged...

Badger-Two Medicine: Too Sacred to Drill

WASHINGTON, D.C. November 16, 2016 - Today, the US Department of the Interior and Devon Energy announced retirement of more than 32,000 acres of...

Hate Crimes Are Up – But the Government Isn’t Keeping Good Track of Them

Nov. 15, 2016, 2:36 p.m. - In 2015, the authorities in California documented 837 hate-crime incidents, charting a surge in offenses motivated by religious...

New Methane Rules Will Help Protect National Parks

WASHINGTON November 15, 2016 - Today, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) took a big step toward protecting national parks across the West with...

Pine-Richland School District in PA Argues Transgender Students Do Not Have Equal Rights

PITTSBURGH, PA, Nov. 15, 2016 - A suburban Pittsburgh school district today asked a federal district court judge to dismiss a lawsuit brought by...

ADL Deeply Concerned Over Reports of Anti-Semitic & Hate Incidents Following Election 2016

NEW YORK, NY, Nov. 15, 2016 - The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today expressed deep concern over ongoing reports of anti-Semitic and other hate incidents...

FBI Report of Sharp Jump in Anti-Muslim Hate Crimes Should Push Nation’s Leaders to...

WASHINGTON, DC, Nov. 14, 2016 - The Council on American-Islamic-Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today said that newly-released FBI...

Army Corps Halts Dakota Access Pipeline for “additional discussion and analysis”

WASHINGTON, DC, Nov. 14, 2016 - Today, the Army informed the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Energy Transfer Partners, and Dakota Access, LLC, that it...

SPLC asks teachers to report impact of Trump election on children, offers advice for...

Nov. 14, 2016 - The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) today launched a new survey to take the pulse of the nation’s students and...

Federal Judge Orders U.S. to Reform Immigration Bond in Ruling on ACLU Lawsuit

LOS ANGELES, CA, Nov. 14, 2016 - A federal judge has issued a preliminary injunction ordering U.S. officials to implement substantial reforms in their...

US in danger of being left behind by clean energy revolution warns Christian Aid

Nov. 14, 2016 - Christian Aid has warned that any attempts by new US President Donald Trump to bury his head in the sand...

DOI Finalizes Rule Providing Foundation for Future of BLM’s Renewable Energy Program

WASHINGTON, Nov. 10, 2016 – Advancing the President’s Climate Action Plan to create jobs, cut carbon pollution and develop clean domestic energy, Secretary of...

Reports of Anti-LGBTQ Extremists Tapped for Major Roles on Trump’s Transition Team

WASHINGTON November 10, 2016 - Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization,...

Trump’s Election, GOP Hold on Congress, Seals Affordable Care Act’s Eventual Repeal, Health Researcher...

Nov. 10, 2016 - With the election of Donald Trump and the Republican Party retaining control of both houses of Congress, the Affordable Care...

Video: Hillary Clinton’s powerful concession speech

November 9, 2016 - Hillary Clinton speaks to her supporters from New York in her first public remarks since her defeat to Donald Trump...

Five things that explain Donald Trump’s stunning presidential election victory

November 9, 2016 - A populist wave that began with Brexit in June reached the United States in stunning fashion on Tuesday night. In...

FBI director to Congress after review of Clinton emails: “We have not changed our...

November 6, 2016 - FBI Director James Comey sent this letter to members of Congress today.

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...