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The organization’s Winter Sanctuary AND Give One Day campaign is beset by internally contradictory information about how money that is raised will be spent. If SSF has set up discrete pools of donations, it cannot launch a confused donations campaign that is likely to misinform potential donors, and put it...
WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2014 – The question of when the Supreme Court of the United States will take up a marriage equality case is now front and center, as cases from five states are currently pending before the justices and more than 70 cases challenging state marriage bans are working their way through the...
Sept. 26, 2014 - This summer, tens of thousands of Central American families fled violence to the U.S. southern border. The administration responded by accelerating deportation proceedings, converting government facilities to family detention centers, and then prioritizing the detention and removal of families. First, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) turned the Federal Law...
Sept. 28, 2014 - I was in Seattle, Washington, recently, to congratulate union and community organizers who helped Seattle enact the first $15 per hour minimum wage in the country.
Other cities and states should follow Seattle's example.
Contrary to the dire predictions of opponents, the hike won't cost Seattle jobs. In fact, it will put...
Sept. 25, 2014 - Statement of Robert Weissman, President, Public Citizen
Attorney General Eric Holder's record was badly blemished by his nearly overwhelming failure to hold corporate criminals accountable.
Holder came into office in the immediate aftermath of a devastating financial crisis caused by an epidemic of corporate crime and wrongdoing. Five years later, he has...