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Twenty years of hate: Stormfront hits milestone

Mar 27, 2015

March 26, 2015 - March 27 marks 20 years that the white supremacist website Stormfront has been serving up all forms of hate to its racist, anti-Semitic and often-violent audience.

With 300,000 registered users, the site founded by former Alabama Klan leader Don Black is the world’s largest and most prominent Internet forum for racists...

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TPP Leak Reveals Extraordinary New Powers for Thousands of Foreign Firms to Challenge U.S. Policies, Demand Taxpayer Compensation

Mar 27, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. March 25, 2015 – The Trans-Pacific Partnership’s (TPP) Investment Chapter, leaked today, reveals how the pact would make it easier for U.S. firms to offshore American jobs to low-wage countries while newly empowering thousands of foreign firms to seek cash compensation from U.S. taxpayers by challenging U.S. government actions, laws and court...

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US Fish and Wildlife Service Issues Black Rhino Trophy Import Permit

Mar 27, 2015
US Fish and Wildlife Service Issues Black Rhino Trophy Import Permit

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Their numbers are dwindling. Bob Koons
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Lawsuit Filed to Protect Rare Colorado, Utah Wildflowers Threatened by Oil Shale Mining

Mar 26, 2015
Lawsuit Filed to Protect Rare Colorado, Utah Wildflowers Threatened by Oil Shale Mining

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Bill to Deny Americans GE Food Labeling Reintroduced

Mar 26, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. March 25, 2015 - Center for Food Safety today strongly opposed legislation reintroduced this afternoon by Reps. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) and G.K. Butterfield (D-N.C.) that would block both the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and individual states from requiring labels on genetically engineered (GE) foods. It would also seek to supplant mandatory...

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USDA Urged to Shield its Scientists from Harassment

Mar 26, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC, March 26, 2015 - Scientists within the U.S. Department of Agriculture are subjected to management pressure and retaliation for research threatening agribusiness interests, according to a rulemaking petition filed today by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) seeking to strengthen the USDA Scientific Integrity Policy. The petition presses USDA to adopt...

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U.S. Supreme Court Protects Pregnant Workers’ Rights

Mar 25, 2015

March 25, 2015 - Today the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Peggy Young, a former employee of the United Parcel Service (UPS), will be able to continue her case against the company for discriminating against her by refusing to accommodate her doctor’s orders that she avoid heavy lifting while pregnant—forcing her to take unpaid...

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Coalition Praises Sen. Cantwell’s Call for Immediate Ban on Dangerous Railcars Carrying Crude Oil

Mar 25, 2015

Seattle, WA March 25, 2015 - Today Senator Maria Cantwell introduced legislation addressing the growing threat of oil by rail that includes a call for the immediate ban of the most dangerous tank cars used to transport crude oil on America’s railways. Sen. Cantwell’s legislation calls for the immediate ban of DOT-111 and...

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Iowa Pastor Max Villatoro Breaks Silence to Share Personal Account of Harrowing Deportation Proceedings

Mar 24, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC, March 24, 2015 - In the wake of his tragic deportation, Pastor Max Villatoro, now in Honduras, is speaking out for the first time since he was detained, sharing his personal experience with the U.S. deportation machine and describing what it's like to be on the other side of the border, separated...

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Report: America’s National Wildlife Refuges: Good for Wildlife and for Business

Mar 24, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 24, 2015 - National wildlife refuges not only provide a haven for wildlife, they are also where millions of Americans go to enjoy outdoor recreation. A new report by the Cooperative Alliance for Refuge Enhancement shows that with more than 47 million visitors each year, the National Wildlife Refuge System also...

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