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  June 2007

Friday, June 29

  • 2:36 PM
    Constitution Project Welcomes Supreme Court Decision to Review Detainee Cases

  • 2:21 PM
    Brennan Center For Justice: Supreme Court Agrees to Rehear Guantanamo Detainees' Habeas Challenge

  • 2:19 PM
    Center For Constitutional Rights: Supreme Court Reverses Itself On Last Day of Session, Will Hear Challenge in Guantanamo

  • 1:09 PM
    Liam Madden: Marines Cut and Run - Drop Charges Against Vet Who Claimed Iraq War is Illegal

  • 1:04 AM
    Ethical Consumer: Consumers Urged To Boycott Three Climate Change Criminals

  • 11:20 AM
    Environmental Defense Statement on the Food and Drug Administration's Decision to Block Imports of Farmed Seafood from China

  • 11:00 AM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Are Biofuels the Solution?

  • 10:16 AM
    Public Citizen: Democrats Should Not Let Senate Republicans Block Ethics Reform

  • 9:28 AM
    Center For Public Integrity Leading Effort to Disclose Broadband Records

  • 8:15 AM
    ACLU Expresses Mixed Feelings About Supreme Court Decision in School Desegregation Cases

  • 12:30 AM
    Free Press: Portland Speaks Out for Local Media, Against Consolidation

    Thursday, June 28

  • 2:57 PM
    People For The American Way: Supreme Court Swerves Hard Right

  • 2:48 PM
    CODEPINK: Hunger-Striker Collapses in Lieberman's Office 1 Hour Ago

  • 2:23 PM
    NOW: School Integration Decision Predictable for Right-Leaning Supreme Court

  • 1:01 PM
    Center For American Progress Six Peacekeeping Essentials for Peace and Protection in Darfur

  • 12:40 PM
    Free Press: Portland FCC Hearing Will Spotlight Low Power FM Radio

  • 12:28 PM
    Environmental Defense: Joins Interior Secretary to Celebrate American Bald Eagle's Removal from Endangered Species List

  • 12:10 PM
    NAACP Remains Steadfast in Ending Death Penalty & Fighting Injustice in America's Justice System

  • 11:45 AM
    Constitution Project Applauds Panetti Decision

  • 11:01 AM
    Drug Policy Alliance: US Conference of Mayors Passes Resolution Calling for a 'New Bottom Line' in US Drug Policy

  • 10:47 AM
    People For The American Way: Sharply Divided Supreme Court Strikes Down Voluntary School Integration Program

  • 10:42 AM
    Amnesty Int'l: Supreme Court Ruling in Scott Panetti Case 'A Much-Needed Step Toward a Humane America'

  • 10:39 AM
    National Low Income Housing Coalition: National Affordable Housing Trust Fund Act Introduced In The House of Representatives

  • 9:57 AM
    Amnesty Int'l: Urges Bush and Putin: Do Not Leave Human Rights Off the Agenda

  • 9:56 AM
    Washington Peace Center: Senior Woman Protesting War Faces Jail Time

  • 5:29 AM
    Stop The War Coalition: Three UK Soldiers Killed In Iraq: Brown's Responsibility

    Wednesday, June 27

  • 1:36 PM
    Planned Parenthood: Outrage Grows at Refusal of CBS and FOX to Broadcast Condom Ad

  • 12:40 PM
    US PIRG: House Energy Package Must Lead To A New Energy Future

  • 11:09 AM
    ACLU Calls on Immigration Officials to Release Information About Immigrant Detention Deaths

  • 10:55 AM
    Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) Releases 'The Best Laid Plans: The Story of How The Government Ignored Its Own Gulf Coast Hurricane Plans'

  • 10:16 AM
    Corporate Accountability International: Exxon, Halliburton, Wal-Mart Inducted into Corporate 'Hall of Shame'

  • 10:03 AM
    Families USA: Public's Interest in Michael Moore's 'Sicko' Film Reflects Health Care as a Top National Priority

  • 10:01 AM
    Environmental Defense Praises Bipartisan Plan for Senate Action on Climate

  • 9:12 AM
    National Gay & Lesbian Task Force Releases First Comprehensive Analysis of 2008 Presidential Candidates' Positions on LGBT Issues

  • 8:44 AM
    Public Citizen: Federal Law Needed to Require Drug Companies to Disclose Payments to Doctors

  • 8:17 AM
    Public Employees For Environmental Responsibility: Off-Road Vehicles Out of Control - Rangers to Form New Coalition to Combat Reckless Off-Roading

    Tuesday, June 26

  • 4:29 PM
    The Constitution Project: House Hears Call for Habeas Restoration on Historic Day of Action

  • 3:40 PM
    Senator Russ Feingold to Hold Hearing To Examine The Federal Death Penalty

  • 12:43 PM
    Corporate Accountability International: U.S. on Sidelines as 148 Nations Gather for Major Global Tobacco Treaty Meeting

  • 12:14 PM
    World Wildlife Federation: CITES: Commercially Traded Species Big Losers - WWF/TRAFFIC

  • 11:51 AM
    National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights: Immigrant Rights Groups Raise Voices for Equality and Justice while Senate Debates Key Immigration Bill

  • 11:43 AM
    Equality California: California Legislature Calls for End of Discriminatory "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Military Policy

  • 10:57 AM
    Amnesty Int'l: Law and Order Collapsing in Central African Republic as Civilians Flee Violence and Killings

  • 10:52 AM
    CIVICUS: Activists Demand Immediate Release of Ethiopian Human Rights Defenders

  • 10:10 AM
    EarthJustice: Clean Air Advocates Challenge EPA's Lax Rule for State Plans

  • 9:36 AM
    Beyond Nuclear and Nuclear Policy Research Institute Combine to Challenge Nuclear Power and Weapons

  • 9:15 AM
    Institute For Public Accuracy: Nobel Peace Laureates Oppose Iraqi Oil Law Imposition

    Monday, June 25

  • 7:12 PM
    Brennan Center For Justice: Statement on Ruling in FEC v. Wisconsin Right to Life

  • 5:44 PM
    Defenders of Wildlife: US Supreme Court Rules in Favor of EPA in Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) v. Defenders of Wildlife

  • 5:00 PM
    Media Matters for America: PBS Using Discredited GOP Pollster to Provide Analysis of Democratic Forum?

  • 4:28 PM
    Public Citizen: Appeals Court Leaves Unresolved Whether FERC's "Market-Based" Rate Program Violates Federal Law and Fleeces Consumers

  • 4:25 PM
    Center For American Progress: New Report: Strategic Reset - The Way Out of Iraq

  • 3:59 PM
    American Atheist: High Court Ruling on Faith-Based Initiative Avoided First Amendment Issue

  • 3:48 PM
    Secular Coalition for America: Nontheists Condemn Supreme Court Decision in Hein v. Freedom From Religion Foundation

  • 3:29 PM
    Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting: CBS's Sicko Spin Americans Don't Want Single-Payer Health-Except They Do

  • 2:43 PM
    Democracy 21: Statement by President Fred Wertheimer on Supreme Court Decision Today in WRTL Case

  • 1:15 PM
    ACLU Renews Call on Congress to Investigate U.S. Detainee Torture and Abuse on Eve of International Day Against Torture

  • 12:13 PM
    Congressman Dennis Kucinich to hold Domestic Policy Subcommittee Hearing Oversight and Government Reform Committee

  • 11:56 AM
    American Humanist: Court Gives Executive Branch Free Pass to Violate First Amendment

  • 11:51 AM
    Amnesty Int'l: Supreme Court's Death Penalty Ruling In Troy Davis Case Reveals 'Catastrohpic Flaws in The US Death Penalty Machine'

  • 10:47 AM
    Center for Science in the Public Interest: FDA Should Reconsider Aspartame Cancer Risk, Say Experts

  • 8:17 AM
    People For The American Way: Supreme Court Slams Courthouse Doors Shut on Taxpayers in Religious Liberty Case

    Saturday, June 23

  • 8:06 AM
    People For The American Way: Progressive Leaders Gather at Carter Center for Progressive Cabinet Summit, Tuesday, June 26

    Friday, June 22

  • 1:47 PM
    Progressive Democrats of America: "SiCKO" Offers Activists a Cure

  • 1:10 PM
    Reform Groups Urge Members to Support Schiff-Castle Bill Prohibiting Members from Making Payments to Spouses from Campaign Funds and Leadership PACs

  • 12:34 PM
    Friends of Earth Intl: Senate Energy Bill Disappoints on Global Warming

  • 12:20 PM
    Planned Parenthood Applauds House Vote to Support International Family Planning

  • 12:06 PM
    NRDC: Senate Takes Bold Step Forward on Fuel Economy, Leaves Out Other Global Warming, Environmental Provisions

  • 11:30 AM
    ACLU Commends Congressional Subpoenas for Spy Documents

  • 11:25 AM
    Center For Public Integrity: $2.4 Billion in Hurricane Contracts Offer Profit Guarantees, Center Study Finds

  • 11:01 AM
    Center For Science In The Public Interest: New Quality Control Regulations Not Enough to Ensure Safety of Dietary Supplements

  • 10:19 AM
    Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington: CREW Asks 'Is The Vice President Creating A Fourth Branch of Government?'

  • 10:10 AM
    Center For American Progress: New CAP Report on The Structural Imbalance of Political Talk Radio

  • 9:58 AM
    Human Rights Watch: US: Close Guantanamo - Not Tomorrow, but Today

  • 9:26 AM
    Public Citizen: Senate's Underwhelming Energy Bill Shows Oil Companies and Other Polluters Still Calling Shots

  • 9:12 AM
    Free Press: Low Power Radio Gets New Push in Congress

  • 8:35 AM
    National Security Archive: The CIA's Family Jewels; Agency Violated Charter for 25 Years, Wiretapped Journalists and Dissidents

    Thursday, June 21

  • 3:03 PM
    Clear Path International To Assist Afghan Landmine Survivors As Part of U.S. Department of State Contract

  • 2:57 PM
    Council on Hemispheric Affairs: School of the Americas: A Black Eye to Democracy

  • 2:52 PM
    Congressman Dennis Kucinich: Blackstone Poses New Risks to Small Investors

  • 2:27 PM
    Senators Feingold & Obama Push For Strongest Ethics and Lobbying Reform Bill Possible

  • 1:51 PM
    Center for Democracy in the America's Urges Action on Legislation to Expand Travel and Agriculture Trade With Cuba

  • 10:14 AM
    Union of Concerned Scientists: EPA Falls Short of Scientists' Calls For Stricter Controls On Smog

  • 9:54 AM
    School of The Americas Watch: Congressional Vote To Cut Funding For The Ex School of The Americas Expected Today

    Tuesday, June 19

  • 1:14 PM
    Environmental Defense: Statement of Environmental Defense Farm and Food Policy Campaign

  • 11:50 AM
    Institute For Public Accuracy: Independent Report on Iraq

  • 9:48 AM
    Union of Concerned Scientists: GAO Report Finds Federal Agency Media Policies Unclear

  • 9:10 AM
    Planned Parenthood Criticizes FOX and CBS Networks for Refusing to Broadcast Condom Ad

    Friday, June 15

  • 10:24 AM
    ACORN: Lead Paint Toy Recall Highlights Need for Governmental Action ACORN Canada Calls for National Task Force on Lead

  • 9:50 AM
    Committee To Protect Journalists: Calls For Release of Detained Media Workers

  • 9:08 AM
    Free Press: Momentum Builds for 'Open Access' to the Public Airwaves

  • 8:00 AM
    The Constitution Project Welcomes House Bill to Restore Habeas Corpus

  • 7:46 AM
    The Yes Men: Exxon Proposes Burning Humanity For Fuel if Climate Calamity Hits

  • 7:00 AM
    Center for Defense Information: Investigative Report Prompts Congressional Hearings on Unneeded Military Aircraft Program

  • 6:36 AM
    Environmental Defense: Ag Conservation Innovations, Perennial Energy Crop Production, Wetlands Restoration Could Dramatically Reduce Gulf of Mexico "Dead Zone," New Book Shows

    Thursday, June 14

  • 6:00 PM
    National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Hails Defeat of Proposed State Constitutional Amendment To Ban Same-sex Marriage in Massachusetts

  • 10:55 AM
    Conservation Groups Call on Park Service to Protect The Florida Panther

  • 10:29 AM
    Defenders of Wildlife: Defenders Applauds Committee Support Of Chairman Rahall's Energy And Global Warming Bill

  • 10:24 AM
    Earth Justice: Federal Court Sets Aside Controversial Bush Administration Policy on Endangered Salmon Runs

  • 9:50 AM
    Center For Science in the Public Interest: Kellogg Company Makes Historic Commitment, Adopting Nutrition Standards For Marketing Foods To Children

  • 9:08 AM
    World Wildlife Fund: Breeding Tigers for Trade Soundly Rejected by International Convention: WWF and TRAFFIC

  • 8:00 AM
    Public Citizen: Expect Lobbyist Ed Gillespie to Look Out for Business Interests as White House Counselor

  • 7:46 AM
    Nuclear Age Peace Foundation: Peace Leader Selected To World Future Council

  • 7:00 AM
    Campaign for Innocent Victims in Conflict: NATO: Compensation - Not Just Concern - for Afghan War Victims

  • 6:36 AM
    Committee to Protect Journalists: CPJ Mourns Journalist Killed by Roadside Bomb in Diyala Province

  • 6:00 AM
    Americans for Democratic Action: "Proud of the Past, Planning for the Future"; ADA Celebrates 60th Anniversary

    Wednesday, June 13

  • 11:59 AM
    Union of Concerned Scientists: Senate Whistleblower Bill Leaves Out Protection for Scientists

  • 11:48 AM
    Government Accountability Project: Senate Committee Advances Whistleblower Protection Legislation

  • 10:52 AM
    Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy: Over 300 Doctors, Health Professionals Call For Healthy Farm Bill

  • 10:17 AM
    Human Rights Watch: Lebanon: End Abuse of Palestinians Fleeing Refugee Camp

  • 9:10 AM
    Media Matters For America: Myth: America is Conservative

  • 8:43 AM
    Congressman Dennis Kucinich: Press Conference to Discuss Renewed Efforts in the House of Representatives to Impeach Vice President Cheney

  • 8:15 AM
    US PIRG: National Coalition of Organizations Urges Higher Education Reform

  • 8:00 AM
    ACLU Hears Administration's Plan for Spying Law, Says Congress Cannot Legislate Without Investigating

    Tuesday, June 12

  • 1:23 PM
    Center for Science in the Public Interest: Trans Fat Holdouts Remain in Supermarkets, Despite Labeling

  • 12:49 PM
    Business Council for Sustainable Energy: Clean Energy Industry Coalition Urges Senate to Support Clean Energy As Part of New Federal Energy Legislation

  • 12:26 PM
    Union of Concerned Scientists: House Subcommittee To Consider FDA Legislation; Science Group Says Bill Needs More Safeguards To Protect Fed Scientists

  • 12:16 PM
    Amnesty International: al-Marri Decision is a Blow to Bush Administration's Detention Regime

  • 11:06 AM
    Amnesty International: Supports Yahoo! Shareholders on Resolutions Combating Internet Repression and Establishing Human Rights Committee

  • 10:45 AM
    Institute For Public Accuracy: Nationwide Release of "War Made Easy" Documentary

  • 10:05 AM
    CARE Releases Summary and Key Findings of New Child Labor Report

  • 8:46 AM
    Brennan Center For Justice: In Landmark Case, Court Upholds Habeas Corpus Rights

  • 7:58 AM
    Center For Constitutional Rights CCR: Rumsfeld War Crimes Case in Germany Focus of United Nations Special Rapporteur

  • 7:29 AM
    CODEPINK: Message to Senator Joe Lieberman: Don't Bomb Iran!

    Monday, June 11

  • 1:46 PM
    Environmental Defense: Stonyfield Farm and Environmental Defense Launch Farm Stewardship Petition Drive

  • 1:17 PM
    Freedom To Marry: Civil Rights Organizations Hold Press Conference, Honor Racial and Marriage Equality Case

  • 12:11 PM
    Union of Concerned Scientists: Senate To Consider Energy & Transportation Legislation This Week

  • 11:07 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Call For Federal Takeover of Florida Pollution Enforcement

  • 10:34 AM
    National Resources Defense Council NRDC: Controversial Oil Substitutes Sharply Increase Emissions, Devour Landscapes

  • 9:39 AM
    International Trade Union Confederation: Beijing Olympics: IOC Called Upon to Act on Abuses in Chinese Olympics Suppliers

    Friday, June 8

  • 1:59 PM
    Amnesty International Applauds Council of Europe's Report on Renditions

  • 1:54 PM
    Senator Russ Feingold Pushes For Access To Locally Grown, Healthier Foods For Kids

  • 10:18 AM
    Greenpeace Brands G8 Summit a Climate Failure, and Calls For Real Action at UN

  • 9:17 AM
    Secular Coalition for America: "It is Cruel for the President's Theology to Influence Medical Research"

  • 8:00 AM
    Maine Campaign To Impeach / Kennebunk Peace Department: Kennebunkport Protest March & Rally: Sunday, July 1st At 1:00pm

    Thursday, June 7

  • 12:58 PM
    Center For Public Integrity: U.S. Anti-Terror and Anti-Drug War Benefit Colombian Government, Despite Human Rights Concerns

  • 12:52 PM
    Cornucopia Institute: Factory Farm Producing "Organic" Milk Shutdown

  • 12:34 PM
    People For The American Way: Senate Judiciary Committee Votes to Restore Habeas

  • 12:10 PM
    Friends of the Earth International: Weak G-8 Climate Deal Lacks Substance

  • 12:05 PM
    Stop The War Coalition: 150th British Soldier Killed In Iraq

  • 11:19 AM
    NARAL Pro-Choice America: Calls On Congressional Leadership to Fix Problems with Spending Bills

  • 11:18 AM
    Concerned Psychologists Against Torture: Open Letter to the President of the American Psychological Association

  • 10:58 AM
    Greenpeace Reaction To G8 Climate Deal

  • 10:52 AM
    Senator Russ Feingold: Statement On Habeas Corpus Restoration Act of 2007

  • 10:44 AM
    US PIRG: Solar Bill Passes California Assembly

  • 9:57 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility: EPA To Contract Out Watchdog Functions

  • 9:46 AM
    Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation: Federal Funding for Biological Weapons Defense Nears $50 Billion since 2001

    Wednesday, June 6

  • 4:07 PM
    Secular Coalition for America Responds to Sen. Jim DeMint's Resolution to Declare June 6th National Day of Prayer for the U.S. Armed Forces and their Mission

  • 1:08 PM
    CIVICUS: Partnership Pledges To Promote Volunteers' Role In Social Activism

  • 1:05 PM
    US PIRG: Victory! Everglades Coal Plant Rejected

  • 12:29 PM
    Amnesty International: As Colombian President Uribe Returns to Washington, Congress Should Push for Exhaustive Investigations into Ongoing Abuses

  • 12:25PM
    Amnesty International Adopts Powerful Technology In Campaign To Protect Civilians In Darfur -- Satellite Cameras To Monitor Events On The Ground

  • 11:39 AM
    Military Families Speak Out MFSO: Military and Gold Star Families Mourn 3,500th Troop Death In Iraq

  • 11:29 AM
    People For The American Way: McConnell Voter ID Amendment Resoundingly Defeated In the Senate 41-52

  • 11:18 AM
    Iraqi Democrats Against the Occupation: Iraq Government Orders Arrest of Oil Workers' Leaders

  • 9:05 AM
    Free Press: Pushed Off the Dial: Media Consolidation Diminishes Diversity on the Radio

  • 9:00 AM
    Planned Parenthood Applauds House and Senate Introduction of ABC Act

  • 8:36 AM
    Defenders of Wildlife: Forest Service Proposes Widespread Poisoning of Prairie Dogs Across South Dakota and Nebraska

  • 8:03 AM
    World Wildlife Fund: Alarming Upsurge in Rhino Poaching in Key African Countries, say TRAFFIC/WWF

  • 8:00 AM
    Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions - USA: ICAHD-USA to Rebuild Every Palestinian Home Demolished by the Israeli Government for the Next Year

  • 6:00 AM
    Union of Concerned Scientists: Detroit Auto Execs in Washington Tomorrow to Fight Real Improvements on Fuel Economy

    Tuesday, June 5

  • 12:12 PM
    Rainforest Action Network: Toronto Dominion First Canadian Bank to Adopt Comprehensive Environmental Policy

  • 11:10 AM
    International Fund for Animal Welfare: IFAW Investigation Pushes eBay to Announce Global Ban of All International Ivory Trade

  • 9:41 AM
    Good Jobs First: Wal-Mart Continues to Benefit From Economic Development Subsidies; More Than $200 Million Documented Over Past 3 Years

  • 8:57 AM
    Global Justice Ecology Project: USDA Must Reject Permit for Engineered Eucalyptus Trees

  • 8:15 AM
    Congressman Dennis Kucinich to Receive Statement By Oil Workers Union on U.S. Government's Role in Privatizing Iraqi Oil

  • 8:00 AM
    International Tiger Coalition: Study: Viable Tiger Populations, Tiger Trade Incompatible

    Monday, June 4

  • 3:42 PM
    Institute For Public Accuracy: Fact-Checking the Candidates: · Health Care · Iraq War

  • 2:21 PM
    Congressman Dennis Kucinich to hold Domestic Policy Subcommittee Hearing on 'Hot Fuel'

  • 1:33 PM
    Free Press: New Study: Women and People of Color Pushed Off the Radio Dial

  • 1:04 PM
    SaveTheInternet Coalition & Free Press: 250,000 Americans Urge the FCC: Use the Public Airwaves for the Public Good

  • 11:43 AM
    People For The American Way: Where Is the Senate Outrage over Southwick?

  • 11:30 AM
    Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) Launches New Initiative on Food and Agriculture in China IATP President Jim Harkness Kicks Off Effort in Beijing

  • 11:12 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Army Looking at Big Expansion of Arizona Training Grounds

  • 11:10 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Toxic School Scandal Spotlights Weak New Jersey Law

  • 8:35 AM
    Amesty International: Israel Must Observe Basic Human Rights of Palestinians in Occupied Territories

  • 8:30 AM
    League of Conservation Voters Statement on New Hampshire Democratic Presidential Debate

  • 8:15 AM
    40/60 Campaign: Bay Area Groups Rally to urge cong. Pelosi to support Palestinian Rights

  • 8:00 AM
    India Resource Center: Coca-Cola Continues Environmental Abuses in India

    Friday, June 1

  • 4:47 PM
    Committee to Protect Journalists: Journalists Slain In A Bloody Week In Iraq

  • 12:09 PM
    ACLU Calls for Immediate Investigation into Death at Guantánamo Bay

  • 11:37 AM
    Institute For Public Accuracy: Government Attempting to Silence Iraq War Vets?

  • 11:36 AM
    Nuclear Resister/Torture On Trial: Ft. Huachuca Protest Trial Postponed; Defendant Priests Ordered to Attend Pretrial Hearing Instead

  • 10:25 AM
    Freedom to Marry: Leading Civil Rights Organizations Launch "Freedom to Marry" Ad Campaign

  • 10:03 AM
    Progressive Caucus Leaders Speak Out on Immigration Reform Principles

  • 9:56 AM
    Senator Bernie Sanders: GAO: Uncle Sam Favors Banks Over Credit Unions

  • 9:23 AM
    Free Press: Wall Street Journal Sale Is Bad for Journalism, Bad for Democracy

  • 7:28 AM
    Responsible Wealth: Wal-Mart Shareholders Urge Disclosure of Stock Grants by Race & Gender



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