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  January 2008

Thursday, January 31

  • 5:50 PM
    Common Cause: Six States at “High” Risk For Voting Machine Mishaps on Super Tuesday

  • 5:48 PM
    Earthjustice: Alaska Natives and Conservation Groups Challenge Arctic Ocean Lease Sale

  • 5:05 PM
    Food & Water Watch: Groups Call to Protect People in Kenya, Not Corporate Flower Farms

  • 4:59 PM
    Institute For Public Accuracy: Bridgestone Super Bowl Deal Under Fire

  • 3:13 PM
    Free Press: Bidders Bet on Open Access

  • 2:45 PM
    United for Peace and Justice: Peace Movement: Bush's Latest Signing Statement Is Grounds for Impeachment

  • 2:19 PM
    ACLU Asks Esmeralda County to Stop English-Only Rule on School Bus

  • 2:09 PM
    Military Families Speak Out (MFSO): Plan to Keep More Troops in Iraq Another Betrayal

  • 2:06 PM
    Public Citizen: US Consumer Protection Officials Delay Months to Notify Public of Dangerous, Defective Products, Public Citizen Study Finds

  • 1:50 PM
    Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence: New Brady Scorecard Shows Most States Lack Common Sense Gun Restrictions

  • 1:36 PM
    Free Press: Ignoring Reality, Bush Declares Broadband Mission Accomplished

  • 1:18 PM
    Amnesty International: Winograd Commission Report Disregards Israeli War Crimes

  • 11:32 AM
    Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP): California’s Health Reform Failed Because Mandates Are Fundamentally Flawed as a Model for Reform

  • 10:49 AM
    Africa Action Releases New Report on International Failure to Protect Darfur

  • 10:33 AM
    Amnesty International Urges African Leaders' Summit to Turn Attention to Kenya Violence and Reject Sudan's Latest Bid for African Union Presidency

  • 9:57 AM
    American Humanist Association Monitors Church Polling Places

  • 9:48 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Lawsuit Settlement Secures Lead-Safe Housing Rules

    Wednesday, January 30

  • 5:00 PM
    Institute For Public Accuracy: Signing Statements and Permanent Bases in Iraq

  • 4:41 PM
    United for Peace and Justice: Anti-War Movement Announces Plans for Actions to Mark the 5th Anniversary of the War in Iraq

  • 2:40 PM
    World Wildlife Fund: Polar Bears Need Urgent Protection, Conservation Groups Testify

  • 2:30 PM
    Rainforest Action Network: Protests Push OfficeMax to Keep Promise on Indigenous Rights

  • 2:19 PM
    Keep Antibiotics Working: New Report Underscores Need for Congressional Action to Limit Antibiotic Use in Animal Agriculture

  • 2:10 PM
    Human Rights First: Leading Rights Group Rejects AG’s Testimony On Waterboarding, Legality of CIA Program

  • 2:00 PM
    Doctors Without Borders/MSF: DR Congo: Cholera Spreads in Several Cities in Katanga

  • 1:57 PM
    Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence Urges Support for Bill to Close Gun Show Loophole

  • 1:49 PM
    Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR): CCR Says Attorney General Refuses to Condemn Waterboarding as Torture to Protect President and Other High Level Administration Officials Against Potential Criminal Prosecution

  • 12:26 PM
    Friends of The Earth: Statement on John Edwards’ Withdrawal from the Presidential Race

  • 12:05 PM
    Amnesty International: Prominent Human Rights Defenders in Kenya Receive Death Threats; Called "Traitors" To Their Ethnicity

  • 9:09 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): BLM Drops Desert Road Plan for Furnace Creek

  • 9:09 AM
    Corporate Accountability International: Big Tobacco’s Split a Mixed Bag for Global Health

  • 8:51 AM
    Friends of The Earth Action Launches Campaign to Fix or Ditch Lieberman-Warner Global Warming Bill

    Tuesday, January 29

  • 5:20 PM
    Rainforest Action Network and Social Justice Groups Call for Moratorium on Agrofuels

  • 5:01 PM
    National Parks Conservation Association: Power Plant Could Threaten Great Smoky Mountains

  • 4:28 PM
    NARAL Pro-Choice America: Anti-Choice Activist Should Not Get Lifetime Judgeship

  • 4:15 PM
    Greenpeace Turns Nation's Most Iconic Landmark Into Memorial to Failed Climate Legacy

  • 4:06 PM
    Common Cause: White House Must Explain Signing Statement

  • 3:47 PM
    Americans United for Separation of Church and State: Renewed Bush Push For 'Faith-Based' Initiative Is Unlikely To Succeed

  • 3:35 PM
    ACLU Urges House Committee to Support ADA Restoration Act

  • 3:14 PM
    Institute for Local Self-Reliance: New Nationwide Survey Demonstrates the Power of Community Education

  • 2:14 PM
    ACLU: House Hearing a Step Towards Progress on State Secrets Privilege

  • 2:10 PM
    Amnesty International: Kosovo (Serbia): Lessons to Be Learned

  • 2:01 PM
    Council for a Livable World: Bush Vows to Ignore Congressional Prohibition on Permanent US Bases in Iraq

  • 1:57 PM
    Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW): Civil Rights Groups Call on Mukasey to Rescind Bush Memo Authorizing Politicization of the Civil Rights Commission

  • 1:46 PM
    Public Citizen: A Consumer’s Guide to the State of the Union Address

  • 1:42 PM
    Center for Biological Diversity Statement on State of the Union Address

  • 11:49 AM
    Miliary Families Speak Out: Military Families to Bush: Provide for Our Loved Ones by Bringing Them Home

  • 11:00 AM
    Center for Media and Democracy / Consumer Reports WebWatch Collaborate on Blog-Driven, Wiki-based Site Inviting Contributions from Interested Readers

  • 10:09 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Wetlands Whistleblowers in Westport Proceed to Trial

  • 9:50 AM
    Constitution Project Welcomes Oversight of State Secrets Privilege

  • 9:01 AM
    Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR): Recession in 2008 Will Lead to Grim Economic Realities for Millions in US

    Monday, January 28

  • 10:10 PM
    Senator Russ Feingold: In Response to the President’s State of the Union Address

  • 8:00 PM
    Congressman Dennis Kucinich On The Impeachment Of President George Bush

  • 7:13 PM
    National Organization For Women (NOW): Response to Sen. Kennedy's Endorsement

  • 6:21 PM
    Congressman Keith Ellison: Mr. President, Stimulate The Economy by Ending The War

  • 5:57 PM
    Earthjustice: Bush’s Navy Sonar Waiver in California, What’s Next for Whales in Hawai`i?

  • 5:52 PM
    Conservation Groups File Suit for Suppressed Polar Bear Documents

  • 5:46 PM
    Friends of the Earth President Says State of the Union Will Likely Cement Bush’s Environmental Legacy as Worst in History

  • 5:39 PM
    Senator Russ Feingold: On Stopping the Flawed FISA Bill from Being Jammed Through the Senate

  • 5:37 PM
    National Security Archive: Suharto: A Declassified Documentary Obit

  • 5:35 PM
    Fairness and Accuracy In Reporting (FAIR): NYT Falls for White House Spin on Economy

  • 5:16 PM
    Congresswoman Meghan O’Shaughnessy: Sick 9/11 Responders Join U.S. Reps & Labor Leaders in Urging President to Finally Make 9/11 Health a Priority

  • 4:33 PM
    ACLU Asks Federal Court to Block Use of Unfair Voting Technology

  • 4:01 PM
    Nuclear Information and Resource Service (NIRS) Statement on Cancellation of Idaho Nuclear Reactor

  • 2:56 PM
    School of the Americas Watch (SOAW): Human Rights Protesters Sentenced to Federal Prison for Nonviolent Civil Disobedience Opposing Controversial US Army Training School

  • 2:03 PM
    National Center for Fair & Open Testing (FairTest): Reaction to Pres. Bush’s State-of-the-Union Call for 'No Child Left Behind' Renewal

  • 1:10 PM
    Public Citizen: Maine’s Heavy Truck Proposal Puts Motorists, Bridges at Risk

  • 12:25 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): Stimulus Package

  • 12:14 PM
    Environmental Defense: EPA's Voluntary Program for Nanomaterials Still Too Little, Too Late

  • 11:11 AM
    NOW - New York State: Senator Ted Kennedy Betrays Women by Not Standing for Hillary Clinton for President

  • 10:40 AM
    Global AIDS Alliance: Bush Wants Zero New Funding for Global AIDS Programs

  • 10:05 AM
    Senator Russ Feingold Calls For Increase In Food Stamp Benefits to Help Stimulate Economy

  • 10:01 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Florida Clean Water Whistleblower Lawsuit Filed

    Friday, January 25

  • 1:10 PM
    SEIU Drives Growth as Union Workforce Increases for the First Time in Years

  • 12:47 PM
    Human Rights Watch: Colombia: Show Results on Human Rights Before FTA

  • 12:37 PM
    Human Rights First Calls on African Union Member States to Oppose Sudan’s Reported Bid to Head the Regional Body

  • 12:35 PM
    Amnesty International: Myanmar: Arrests Increasing Four Months On

  • 12:32 PM
    Courage To Resist: Dear Canada: Let U.S. War Resisters Stay!

  • 9:47 AM
    Senator Russ Feingold: On Republican Obstructionism on Fixing FISA

    Thursday, January 24

  • 5:47 PM
    Organic Consumers Association: Studies Show Synthetic Hormones Are a Risk for Humans

  • 5:43 PM
    Families Against Mandatory Minimums: Attorney General’s Scare Tactics on Crack Prisoners Ignore Court, Prosecutorial Safeguards That Protect Public Safety

  • 4:02 PM
    League of Conservation Voters: Where Do Presidential Candidates Stand on Global Warming?

  • 4:00 PM
    Defenders of Wildlife: Wolves in the Northern Rockies Lose Important Protections

  • 3:57 PM
    Human Rights First: Guatemala’s New President Must Confront Human Rights Challenges Immediately

  • 2:42 PM
    Green Party USA Tactical Retreat by Pro-Democrat Fake Antiwar Lobbies is Setting Back the Peace Movement

  • 2:16 PM
    Riverkeeper to NRC: Keep the Fines Coming!

  • 1:39 PM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): EPA Scientists Condemn Agency's Greenhouse Gas Waiver Denial

  • 1:26 PM
    Congressman Dennis Kucinich Urges Restoration of Humanitarian Aid to Gaza

  • 12:51 PM
    ACLU: Senate Committee Hears Testimony on Need for Fair Pay Legislation

  • 12:21 PM
    Americans United Cautions Southern Baptist Convention About Partisan Politicking

  • 12:12 PM
    Free Press: No Free Pass for Telco Spies

  • 12:09 PM
    Greenpeace Calls on Canon to Save the Whales

  • 11:40 AM
    Human Rights Watch: Pakistan: Scotland Yard Should Quit Flawed Bhutto Inquiry

  • 11:36 AM
    Human Rights Watch: Kenya: Opposition Officials Helped Plan Rift Valley Violence

  • 11:22 AM
    Natural Resources Defense Council NRDC Calls For a Legacy, Not Lip Service, in Bush's Final State of the Union

  • 11:07 AM
    Public Citizen: Stricter Warnings Needed for Botox, Myobloc Injections

  • 10:45 AM
    Senator Russ Feingold: In Support of the Senate Judiciary Committee FISA Legislation

  • 10:37 AM
    People For The American Way (PFAW): Senators Must Correct the Court on Pay Discrimination

  • 10:11 AM
    Updated: The Rebuilding Alliance/Combatants for Peace: Palestinian Family to Hold Vigil Outside Israeli Embassy Commemorating One Year Death Anniversary of 10-Year-Old Daughter Killed by Israeli Soldiers

  • 10:08 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) Invasive Species Threat From Arctic Offshore Drilling Ignored

    Wednesday, January 23

  • 7:32 PM
    Free Press: Spectrum Auction Spotlights Wireless Woes

  • 5:30 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Gaza Crisis

  • 3:17 PM
    Freedom to Marry: Al Gore Endorses the Freedom to Marry

  • 2:15 PM
    Earth Justice: Farmers, Consumer Advocates, Conservationists Challenge Federal Approval of Genetically Engineered Beets

  • 2:05 PM
    Senator Russ Feingold: On “Oversight of the Justice for All Act: Has the Justice Department Effectively Administered the Bloodsworth and Coverdell DNA Grant Programs?”

  • 1:37 PM
    Amnesty International Calls for Police Restraint in Anti-Government Protests

  • 1:31 PM
    Families USA: Children’s Health Fight Will Continue Despite Defeat of Veto Override

  • 1:15 PM
    Human Rights Watch: Colombia: Rice Should Press Uribe on Rights Issues

  • 12:15 PM
    Human Rights First: Independent Investigation of Post-Election Violence Urgently Needed in Kenya

  • 11:31 AM
    Government Accountability Project (GAP): Nonprofit Launched to Transform Hanford Cleanup, Safety ‘Hanford Challenge’ a GAP Sponsored Project

  • 11:22 AM
    Environmental Defense: Independent Research by The New York Times Reveals Unsafe Levels of Mercury in Tuna Sushi

  • 11:18 AM
    National Whistleblower Center: Senator Files Supreme Court Brief on Behalf of Whistleblowers

  • 11:03 AM
    The Rebuilding Alliance/Combatants for Peace: Palestinian Family to Hold Vigil Outside Israeli Embassy Commemorating One Year Death Anniversary of 10-Year-Old Daughter Killed by Israeli Soldier

  • 10:59 AM
    ACLU Asks Federal Appeals Court to Lift Ban on Renowned Scholar

  • 10:52 AM
    MADRE Supports Decision of Ms. Magazine to Decline Ad

  • 10:37 AM
    Food and Water Watch: Mayors Have Opportunity to Protect America's Water at Annual Meeting

  • 10:33 AM
    Friends of the Earth (FOE) Action Announces South Carolina Ad Campaign Focused on Presidential Candidates and Nuclear Power

  • 9:06 AM
    Palestinian Solidarity Campaign: Is British Media Complicit in Imposing a Blackout on the Siege of Gaza?

  • 8:06 AM
    Center for Public Integrity Documents 935 False Statements By Top Administration Officials To Justify Iraq War

    Tuesday, January 22

  • 10:00 PM
    Constitution Project Applauds Action To Reform 'State Secrets Privilege'

  • 7:57 PM
    National Lawyers Guild Deplores Humanitarian Crisis in Gaza Caused by Israeli Blockade and Fuel Cutoff

  • 3:46 PM
    NARAL Pro-Choice America President Marks 35th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade at Pro-Choice Rally in Denver

  • 3:35 PM
    Institute For Public Accuracy (IPA): Economic Crisis

  • 3:21 PM
    Common Cause: South Carolina Voting Machine Failure Underscores Need For Swift Federal Action for Voting Security

  • 3:15 PM
    Center For Budget & Policy Priorities: Statement by Robert Greenstein Executive Director in Response to Administration Comments on Economic Stimulus

  • 3:08 PM
    Center For American Progress: Bush Stimulus Package Misses the Point

  • 3:03 PM
    National Organization for Women (NOW): Commemorating 35 Years of Roe v. Wade

  • 2:48 PM
    National Network of Abortion Funds: 30 Years Is Enough! – On the 35th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Campaign Fights to Expand Access to Low-Income Women’s Right to Abortion Care

  • 1:53 PM
    Amnesty International: Justice Still Not Served in Padilla Case

  • 1:44 PM
    Environmental Working Group (EWG): Gov't Study Shows Millions of Two-Year Olds Exposed To Dangerous Levels of Rocket Fuel Through Food and Water

  • 1:40 PM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Lawsuit to Force Florida Manatee Oversight Record Release

  • 1:31 PM
    Amnesty International: Fear and Hopelessness in Darfur Camps

  • 11:54 AM
    National Priorities: Army Misses Recruitment Benchmarks by Greater Margin; Recruits From Wealthier Areas Drop Further

  • 11:06 AM
    People for the American Way: Ad Campaign Holds Susan Collins Accountable for Votes to Confirm Bush’s Supreme Court Nominees

  • 9:01 AM
    ACLU Online Video Examines Roe v. Wade's Importance for Civil Liberties, 35 Years Later

  • 2:43 AM
    Greenpeace Inflatables Harassed by Japanese Hunter Vessels In Southern Ocean as Australian Government Ship Arrives

    Monday, January 21

  • 1:48 PM
    CODEPINK: Nat'l Peace Groups Call for Mass Tax Revolt to Honor MLK's Legacy of Nonviolent Civil Disobedience

  • 12:51 PM
    Senator Russ Feingold: Statement on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

  • 12:32 PM
    Human Rights Watch: Bahrain: Investigate Alleged Torture of Activists

  • 12:25 PM
    Human Rights Watch: Egypt: Government Shuts Down Protest Following Bush Visit

  • 11:30 AM
    Human Rights First: Interrogation and Torture in U.S. Policy: Forum with Former Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency and Other Retired Generals

  • 11:01 AM
    Center for Science In The Public Interest (CSPI): Polluters Drilling for Respect on Campus, Says Report

  • 10:42 AM
    Amnesty International: Israel Must Allow Basic Necessities into Gaza

  • 10:40 AM
    Martin Luther King March Against Racism Coalition: Nationwide: March Against Racism in the Spirit of Martin Luther King, Jr

  • 9:19 AM
    Palestine Solidarity Campaign: British Government Must Immediately Act to Uphold International Law and End Siege of Gaza

  • 9:16 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Interior Stifles Polar Bear Protections From Arctic Drilling

    Friday, January 18

  • 2:40 PM
    Amnesty International: Kenya: Amnesty International Condemns Excessive Use of Force by Police

  • 2:29 PM
    Sierra Club: Massey Energy to Pay Huge Penalty for Clean Water Act Violations $20 Million in Fines for Illegal Pollution

  • 2:15 PM
    NARAL Pro-Choice America President Marks Major Milestone for Reproductive Rights with Speech at the University of Texas

  • 2:00 PM
    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities: Administration Stimulus Plan Fails Tests For Achieving Most Effective Stimulus Gives Less Favorable Treatment To Families Under $40,000

  • 1:31 PM
    The National Organization for Women Marks the 35th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Reminds Continued Vigilance is Necessary

    Thursday, January 17

  • 6:59 PM
    ACLU: Federal Judge Orders CIA and Defense Department to Produce Documents for Court Review

  • 6:00 PM
    Rainforest Action Network: Proposed Coal Plants Losing Steam

  • 5:50 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: NBC Keeps Kucinich out of Debate

  • 5:35 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: More Bombing in Iraq and Afghanistan

  • 4:58 PM
    Green Party USA: New Web Page at Features Video of Green Presidential Candidates and Debates

  • 4:40 PM
    Common Cause: Congress Must Act Fast to Address Looming National Emergency

  • 4:36 PM
    Congressman Dennis Kucinich: Economic Stimulus Package Needs To Focus On States And Localities That Need Help The Most

  • 4:07 PM
    Food & Water Watch: National Consumer Organization Challenges Legality of Gulf Council Ocean

  • 3:31 PM
    Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood: CCFC Campaign Ends Controversial In-School Marketing Program

  • 2:50 PM
    MADRE, An International Women's Human Rights Organization, Joins Activists to Emphasize Links Between Climate Change & Human Rights

  • 2:46 PM
    Environmental Defense: Environmentalists Challenge State’s Weak Adherence to Clean Air Act’s Permitting Program

  • 2:44 PM
    SEIU: Could the Carlyle Group Buyout of Booz Allen Government Consulting Arm Be a Threat to National Security?

  • 2:43 PM
    Center for Biological Diversity: Polar Bear Protection Legislation to Be Introduced

  • 2:36 PM
    Public Citizen: Presidential Candidates Should Disclose Fundraising Activities

  • 2:32 PM
    International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) Report Reveals Impact of Global Warming on Arctic Marine Mammals

  • 2:30 PM
    Earthjustice: Environmental Groups, Northeast States and New York City Challenge Weak Energy Standards for Home Heating Appliances

  • 2:21 PM
    Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence: Connecticut Gun Dealer Who Sold Guns to Gangs Goes to Jail

  • 2:15 PM
    Free Press: Time Warner Metering Exposes America's Bigger Broadband Problems

  • 2:03 PM
    Nuclear Age Peace Foundation: Presidential Candidate Quotes, Educational Service for Voters

  • 1:17 PM
    ACLU Challenges Ohio’s Unequal Voting Technology in Federal Court

  • 12:23 PM
    Media Matters: Progressive Leaders, Media Speak Out Against Matthews

  • 11:41 AM
    Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood (CCFC): Coalition to MPAA: Stop Marketing PG-13 Films to Young Children

  • 11:40 AM
    Friends of the Earth (FOE): New Nevada Ads Focus Attention on Candidates' Positions on Yucca Mountain and Nuclear Power

  • 10:49 AM
    Institute for Local Self-Reliance: New Study Proposes Powerful New Strategy to Expand Renewable Energy and Boost Local Economies

  • 10:21 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Interior Withholding Key Documents on Arctic Drilling

  • 9:33 AM
    Waterkeeper Alliance: US Energy Company to Face Prosecution for Cross-Border Pollution in Canada

  • 3:46 AM
    National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (NNIRR): Report Condemns Human Rights Abuses Against Immigrant Communities; Calls for Respect for Civil, Labor, and Human Rights

    Wednesday, January 16

  • 3:47 PM
    Government Accountability Project: World Bank’s INT Director Quits After Steady Criticism

  • 2:40 PM
    Interfaith Alliance Criticizes Theocratic Rhetoric

  • 2:06 PM
    Earthjustice: Polling Shows Rural Voters Want Stronger Clean Water Protections

  • 1:10 PM
    Institute for Policy Studies: 863 Citizen Groups Call on World Bank President to Respect Bolivia's Withdrawal From Arbitration Court

  • 12:50 PM
    Human Rights First: Department of Justice Continues to Ignore Violent Crimes Committed by Its Private Security Contractors in Iraq, Afghanistan

  • 12:45 PM
    Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC): Bush Attempts Illegal Override of Court Order Protecting Whales From Sonar

  • 12:36 PM
    Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW): White House Filing in CREW Lawsuit Admits to Destroying Back-Up Copies of Emails

  • 12:10 PM
    Americans United for Separation of Church and State: Americans United Asks IRS to Investigate Nevada Church That Endorsed Obama

  • 12:09 PM
    Congressman Dennis Kucinich: Bush Administration Must Stop Beating Drums for War with Iran

  • 11:00 AM
    Marijuana Policy Project: Giuliani, McCain, Romney Offered $20,000 to Prove Their Statements on Medical Marijuana

  • 10:25 AM
    ACLU in Federal Court Today to Argue for CIA Contempt for Destroying Interrogation Tapes

  • 9:42 AM
    Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good: Faith Transcends Primary Politics: Believers Ask Candidates to Respect Religion's Role

  • 8:30 AM
    Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR): Economic Stimulus Needed Now

    Tuesday, January 15

  • 2:40 PM
    People For The American Way: Bush Administration Demagogues FISA Debate

  • 12:54 PM
    Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP): Harvard Study Finds Dangerous Increase in Emergency Department Waits Nationwide

  • 12:11 PM
    NARAL Pro-Choice America: New Report Shows 2007 Pivotal Year in Choice Debate

  • 12:10 PM
    Human Rights First: New Report: Justice Department Systematically Ignores Violent Crimes Committed By Private Security Contractors

  • 12:01 PM
    Amnesty International: Iran: Death by Stoning, a Grotesque and Unacceptable Penalty

  • 11:56 AM
    Secular Coalition for America: Congress Aims to Dumb Down History,Pushes Fiction of Christian Nation in Public Schools

  • 11:02 AM
    ACLU Sues Law Enforcement for Shielding President Bush From Protestors

  • 10:38 AM
    Food & Water Watch: FDA Fails Consumers With Approval of Cloned Food

  • 10:13 AM
    Oil Change International / Forest Ethics: Climate Change Activists to Stage Protest at Reception at Canadian Embassy for Alberta Premier, Ed Stelmach in DC Promoting World’s Dirtiest Fuel

  • 9:21 AM
    Pledge of Resistance-Baltimore: Baltimore Peace Activists on Trial on January 16 in DC Superior Court

    Monday, January 14

  • 6:00 PM
    Free Press: FCC Investigates Net Neutrality Violations; Free Press Urges Immediate Action

  • 5:30 PM
    Witness Against Torture: Anti-Guantanamo Activists Released After 30 Hours in Custody

  • 4:00 PM
    Congressman Dennis Kucinich: Evidence Undercuts Bush’s Rhetoric On Iran

  • 3:48 PM
    Bread For The World: Senate Votes to Maintain Payments to Large Landowners While "Sunsetting" Nutrition Funding

  • 3:45 PM
    ACLU Report: Government Must Abandon Misguided Approach to Pandemic Preparedness

  • 3:31 PM
    India Resource Center: Coca-Cola Ally Recommends Bottling Plant Closure in India

  • 2:00 PM
    Human Rights Watch (HRW): California: Repeal Law Jailing Children for Life

  • 1:52 PM
    CODEPINK: Calls on Cong. Ros-Lehtinen to Condemn Terrorists and Attacks on Free Speech in Her District

  • 11:16 AM
    Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP): Doctors Give Massachusetts Health Reform a Failing Grade - Poor Early Outcomes Raise Red Flags, Only Private Insurers Profit

  • 11:10 AM
    Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence: Law Enforcement Groups, Brady Center Urge Supreme Court to Reverse Distorted Reading of Second Amendment

  • 11:08 AM
    ACLU in Federal Court Wednesday to Argue for CIA Contempt for Destroying Interrogation Tapes

  • 10:43 AM
    Combatants For Peace: Former Israeli and Palestinian Fighters Embark on Speaking Tour of US

  • 10:42 AM
    Ecojustice: Lawsuit Challenges Baird Over Proposed Irving Oil Refinery

  • 10:22 AM
    Venezuela Solidarity Network Demands Records of US Payments to Argentine Groups and Politicians

  • 10:07 AM
    EcoJustice: Stelmach Goes to Washington; Controversial Kearl Tar Sands Project Goes to Court

  • 9:58 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Forest Service to Pull Its Scientists and Planners from Field

    Friday, January 11

  • 3:15 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): Lancet Study Author Assesses New Report on Iraqi Death Toll

  • 3:00 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): Former Legal Adviser to Palestinians Blasts Bush

  • 1:40 PM
    Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR): Judges Dismiss Suit Seeking Damages for Guantanamo Torture

  • 1:20 PM
    Human Rights First: Interrogation and Torture in US Policy: Forum with Retired Admirals and Generals

  • 1:12 PM
    League of Conservation Voters: Fox News Channel Misses Opportunity

  • 1:00 PM
    Rainforest Action Network (RAN): Michigan Students to Rally for Green Cars Not Greenwashing at Detroit Auto Show

  • 12:59 PM
    SEIU: Bank of America Should Not Be Allowed to Acquire Countrywide

  • 12:57 PM
    Beyond Nuclear: Four Score Organizations Express Opposition to Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Dump

  • 10:49 AM
    ACLU: Celebrities Join ACLU’s 'Close Guantánamo' Campaign

  • 10:01 AM
    Peace Action Joins Amnesty International, the ACLU & Others to Mark the 6th Year of Guantanamo Prison

    Thursday, January 10

  • 3:40 PM
    Congressman Dennis Kucinich: Adding More Troops To Afghanistan Only Continues Failed War Policy

  • 2:15 PM
    Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) Releases Statement on Retirement of Rep. John Doolittle

  • 2:11 PM
    Sierra Club: Carl Pope Testifies Before Senate Panel Examining Bush Administration's Unlawful Denial of California Clean Cars Waiver

  • 12:29 PM
    Amnesty International: World Marks Sixth Anniversary of Guantánamo Bay

  • 12:13 PM
    Center for Biological Diversity: Energy Department Fails to Consider Environmental Impacts of Southwest Energy Corridor

  • 12:10 PM
    National Parks Conservation Association: Coal-fired Power Plant Threatens Great Basin National Park Air Quality

  • 11:36 AM
    NRDC Calls on Major Airlines to Steer Clear of Highly Polluting New Fuel Types

  • 11:21 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Federal Wildlife Enforcement Records Sought in Lawsuit

  • 10:09 AM
    Witness Against Torture: No More Torture, No More Indefinite Detention: Shut Down Guantanamo International Day of Action – Friday, Jan. 11

  • 8:31 AM
    Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR): Opt Out Revolution? New Evidence to the Contrary

    Wednesday, January 9

  • 6:00 PM
    NARAL Pro-Choice America Releases Overview of Sen. John McCain’s Record

  • 4:00 PM
    Rainforest Action Network Calls ADM’s Government-Subsidized Carbon Sequestration Project “Greenwashing”

  • 3:22 PM
    Center for Constitutional Rights: Haitian Human Rights Abuser Emmanuel “Toto” Constant Will Face Trial in Mortgage Fraud Case

  • 12:30 PM
    Human Rights Watch: Iraq: Pass New Law Ending Immunity for Contractors

  • 12:11 PM
    Center for Biological Diversity: Environmental Groups Take Legal Action to Enforce Endangered Species Act

  • 11:58 AM
    Center for Public Integrity: Center Unveils 'Buying of the President 2008' Website

  • 11:43 AM
    Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS): FDA Set to Give OK to Cloned Meat and Milk

  • 10:03 AM
    ACLU: Supreme Court Hears ACLU’s Landmark Voter ID Case

  • 9:30 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Livestock Lobby Pressures to Retain Wildlife Poisons

    Tuesday, January 8

  • 6:14 PM
    National Security Archive: White House Must Answer Questions About Missing White House E-mails, Magistrate Judge Rules

  • 5:00 PM
    EarthJustice: Bush Administration Abandons Efforts to Undermine Wildlife Protections in National Forests

  • 4:51 PM
    Fairness and Accuracy In Reporting: Media to Voters: It's Over

  • 2:42 PM
    ACLU Announces "Close Guantánamo" Campaign ACLU Announces "Close Guantánamo" Campaign

  • 2:34 PM
    Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) Files Justice and Senate Ethics Committee Complaints Against Sen. Mary Landrieu

  • 2:15 PM
    CODEPINK: Veterans, Lawyers, Activists Call for Closing of Guantanamo Prison--Protest at US Military Southern Command in Miami

  • 1:52 PM
    Green Party: Greens Protest the Exclusion of Antiwar Candidates from Democratic and Republican Primary Debates

  • 1:02 PM
    Beyond Nuclear Lauds Decision by Congress to Investigate Nuclear Regulatory Commission Safety and Security Failures

  • 10:51 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): EPA Fights Legal Bid to Re-Open World Trade Center Probe

    Monday, January 7

  • 4:50 PM
    Public Citizen: Bare-Bones Foreclosure Notice Violates Homeowner’s Constitutional Right to Due Process

  • 4:30 PM
    Public Citizen: Bush Administration Flouts Law on NAFTA Trucks Pilot Program, Boosts Number of Carriers on US Roads

  • 4:02 PM
    Physicians for Human Rights Calls for UN Investigation into Assassination of Benazir Bhutto Including Alleged Intimidation of Doctors Involved in Case

  • 3:33 PM
    National Gay & Lesbian Task Force Hails Passage of NJ Bill Making Anti-Bullying and Hate Crimes Laws Two of The Strongest in The Nation

  • 3:15 PM
    NARAL Pro-Choice America Calls on Pro-Choice Independent Voters to Back a Pro-Choice Democratic Candidate

  • 3:04 PM
    Government Accountability Project: Oregon Department to Hold Closed Meeting Regarding Umatilla Chemical Depot Permit Issue

  • 1:45 PM
    Senator Russ Feingold: Statement on The Ongoing Violence in Kenya

  • 1:30 PM
    Center For Biological Diversity: Federal Protection Sought for Rare New Mexico Butterfly

  • 1:15 PM
    Progressive Caucus: Capitol Hill Town Hall Meeting On The US Economy and The Progressive Promise Legislative Agenda

  • 12:55 PM
    Forum on Educational Accountability: NCLB Overhaul Urged on Law's Anniversary

  • 12:43 PM
    ACLU Argues in Federal Court Today That Prolonged Indefinite Detention of Immigrants Is Illegal

  • 11:48 AM
    Conservationist Groups: Bush Administration to Miss Deadline for Polar Bear Endangered Species Act Listing

  • 11:35 AM
    International Justice Network: Attorneys Call For Immediate Release of Civilians Held at Bagram

  • 10:30 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Outsourcing of Federal Natural Resource Jobs Blocked

  • 10:19 AM
    ACLU Urges Supreme Court to Strike Down Kentucky’s Lethal Injection Procedures

  • 10:01 AM
    Constitution Project Welcomes Lethal Injection Arguments in Baze v. Rees

  • 1:32 AM
    Basel Action Network / Electronics Take Back Coalition: Beware Electronics “Recyclers” that Don’t Recycle

    Saturday, January 5

  • 1:33 PM
    Friends of The Earth Challenges Obama, Clinton on Seabrook Station; Praises Edwards For His Opposition to New Nukes

    Friday, January 4

  • 3:34 PM
    National Whistleblower Center: FBI Whistleblower's Court Award Tops $1.3 Million

  • 2:01 PM
    Center On Budget and Policy Priorities: Statement on The Labor Department's December Unemployment Report

  • 12:30 PM
    Center For Science In The Public Interest (CSPI): Consumer Groups in 20 Countries Urge Coke, Pepsi to Limit Soft Drink Marketing to Children

  • 12:01 PM
    FairTest: Bush Chicago Visit Highlights NCLB Failure

  • 11:40 AM
    Amnesty International USA to Host Rally on January 11 to Mark Sixth Anniversary of Guantanamo Bay Detentions

  • 11:01 AM
    People for the American Way (PFAW): Religious Right Voters Put Huckabee Over the Top

    Thursday, January 3

  • 3:51 PM
    Amnesty International Urges Kenyan Leaders to Avoid Condoning Attacks on Rivals' Supporters to Stop Further Bloodshed

  • 2:52 PM
    Center for Biological Diversity: Conservationists Request Investigations of Reported Wolf Baiting

  • 2:30 PM
    World Wildlife Fund: Conservation Organizations Decry Controversial Chukchi Lease Sale, Raising Concerns About Survival of Polar Bears

  • 2:16 PM
    Center for Biological Diversity: Lawsuit to Be Filed to Protect American Pika: Bush Administration Ignores Endangered Species Act Deadline for Small Mammal Threatened by Global Warming

  • 2:10 PM
    Public Citizen: Antibiotic Leads to Tendon Ruptures; FDA Ignores Risks

  • 1:45 PM
    ACLU Names Inside-the-Beltway 'Best and Worst' for Civil Liberties in 2007

  • 12:37 PM
    Riverkeeper: Citizen Groups File Petition to Halt NRC 'Cut and Paste' Relicensing Review

  • 12:36 PM
    Amnesty International: China: Amnesty International Calls for End to Executions, Not Expansion of Lethal Injection Method

  • 11:20 AM
    Human Rights Watch (HRW): Libya: Serious Abuses Persist

  • 10:31 PM
    Africa Action Calls for US Leadership to Support Kenyan Democracy

    Wednesday, January 2

  • 4:30 PM
    Human Rights First: Criminal Investigation of CIA Tape Destruction Not Enough

  • 2:14 PM
    Public Campaign: Year End Fundraising Numbers, Iowa Money Bounce Will Shape Critical Weeks Ahead

  • 12:36 PM
    Senator Russ Feingold On the Kenyan Elections

  • 11:20 AM
    Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC): State, Environmental Coalition Sues to Get Feds Out of the Way on Global Warming

  • 11:15 AM
    Environmental Defense: Environmentalists Sue to Challenge EPA Ruling on Clean Cars

  • 10:01 AM
    Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF): Two Doctors Without Borders Aid Workers Freed in Bossaso, Somalia

  • 9:33 AM
    International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) Responds to Oil Spill in Patagonia

    December 2007


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