Advocacy Group Opinion This category contains the most recent releases and statements from a huge range of advocacy and lobby groups and coalitions. Find responses to political and policy decisions, calls for investigations and action, and announcements of new partnerships, protests, legal actions, fundraising events, educational efforts and awareness campaigns. This section also contains results and reports from studies, opinion polls, and surveys.

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Aug 21, 2020, 20:00 ET USINPAC Leadership Comments on Sen. Kamala Harris's Acceptance of VP Nomination

On a historic Wednesday night, U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris became the first black woman as well as of Indian descent to formally accept the...


Aug 21, 2020, 17:53 ET Statement From Ameren Illinois

Ameren Illinois welcomes the opportunity to participate in stakeholder discussions designed to develop sound energy policy for Illinois. At Ameren...


Aug 21, 2020, 15:12 ET CAIR, CAIR-Arizona Demand Criminal Probe, Firing of Officers Involved in 2017 Killing of Black Muslim Man

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and its Arizona chapter (CAIR-Arizona) today demanded a transparent and independent criminal...


Aug 21, 2020, 08:00 ET SistersUnited4Reform Release Statement on Biden's Selection of Harris

On August 20, 2020, SistersUnited4Reform released the following statement in support of former Vice President Joe Biden's selection of Sen. Kamala...


Aug 20, 2020, 20:41 ET Teamsters Local 492 Endorses In Congressional, Senate Races

Today, Teamsters Local 492 announced endorsements in upcoming congressional elections in New Mexico on November 3. United States Senate: Congressman...


Aug 20, 2020, 16:22 ET David Shiner Receives Endorsement From United Christians of Florida

On July 30, 2020, United Christians of Florida Political Action Committee formally announced that it is endorsing David Irving Shiner for Palm Beach...


Aug 20, 2020, 13:00 ET John Kingston And Joel Searby To Launch "Christians Against Trumpism & Political Extremism"

Social entrepreneur and founder of American Awakening John Kingston and longtime political consultant and pastor Joel Searby today announced the...


Aug 20, 2020, 12:23 ET Coalition of animal and environmental organizations calls on The White House to support a G20 Ban on the Wildlife Trade

A group of advocacy organizations today urged Thomas Storch, White House senior trade advisor and G20 Sherpa, to support and champion a permanent ban ...


Aug 20, 2020, 10:07 ET Public Check on Congress introduces a solution for the biggest flaw in our political system: polarized gridlock in Congress

A major reform proposal would put the careers of all the leaders of Congress - of both parties and both the House and Senate - in jeopardy if the...


Aug 20, 2020, 09:32 ET AARP Launches Biggest Illinois Voter Education Campaign

Rallying the support of its 1.7 million members and all older adults across the state, AARP Illinois on Wednesday launched a major campaign to Vote...


Aug 20, 2020, 08:38 ET To Cancel America, or Not to Cancel? That is the Question

Tear it down! Loot it! Denounce it! Cancel it! As America teeters on the edge of cultural and political revolution, neither the mob in the streets...


Aug 19, 2020, 17:15 ET Consumer Action opposes California Proposition 24

Californians for Real Privacy – No on Proposition 24.— Consumer Action has endorsed a "Vote No" position on Proposition 24 on the November 2020...


Aug 19, 2020, 17:06 ET Teamsters Statement On Uber And Lyft's California Shutdown Threats

The Teamsters Union denounces Uber and Lyft's threats to shut down operations in California this week over Assembly Bill 5 (AB5), a law that extends...


Aug 19, 2020, 16:57 ET MN Teamsters Express Disappointment With Governor Walz's Line 3 Appeal!

Teamsters Joint Council 32 in Minneapolis, Minnesota today announced their disappointment with Minnesota Governor Tim Walz for once again appealing...


Aug 19, 2020, 15:40 ET USW: Trump Prioritizes Politics over Manufacturing Jobs

USW International President Tom Conway issued the following statement in response to President Trump's tweet calling for a Goodyear boycott: "During...


Aug 19, 2020, 15:25 ET Missouri Parents Demand Action From Governor Parson, Legislature And State Board Of Education After Thousands Of Online School Applications Denied

Today Missouri parents and the National Coalition for Public School Options (PSO) testified before the Missouri State Legislature Joint Education...


Aug 19, 2020, 12:46 ET Kamala Harris for VP? A Warning Sign to the American People; Statement by the Coalition of American Veterans

As the Democratic National Convention convened this week, the Coalition for American Veterans issued the following statement: "In picking Kamala...


Aug 18, 2020, 18:58 ET Statement On Use Of Hotels For Migrant Detention

The Hotel Association of Los Angeles issues the following statement, attributable to Executive Director Heather Rozman about recent use of Southern...


Aug 18, 2020, 16:29 ET Safety Net Providers Launch "Protect the Safety Net" Campaign

The New York chapter of Ryan White Clinics for 340B Access (RWC-340B) today announced the launch of the Protect the Safety Net campaign. The...


Aug 18, 2020, 15:55 ET The American Legion: 'Vets Need Reliable Postal Service'

The American Legion issued the following statement today highlighting its commitment to veterans who rely on timely mail delivery to receive...


Aug 18, 2020, 15:00 ET ThePersecuted.org Releases: Double Standards in the Government Response to Shincheonji and Sarang Jeil Church

ThePersecuted.org is releasing information on the South Korean government's response to South Korea's latest coronavirus outbreak. An illegal...


Aug 18, 2020, 14:20 ET Kaitlyn Clark Announces Candidacy as a Write-in for 2020 Elections

This afternoon, Kaitlyn Clark announced her campaign to run for Ohio House Representative District 72 in the upcoming 2020 general election. Clark...


Aug 18, 2020, 13:59 ET AJC Disappointed by California Campus Ethnic Studies Law

American Jewish Committee (AJC) is dismayed that California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed AB 1460 (Weber). Under this new law, California State...


Aug 18, 2020, 13:57 ET The American Staffing Association, Staffing Industry Analysts and TechServe Alliance Join Staffing Industry Experts to Form Staffing Leadership Council

The Women Business Collaborative (WBC) – in collaboration with executives representing staffing industry associations and advisors, including...


Aug 18, 2020, 13:34 ET Consumer Watchdog Warns Newsom Continued Emergency Exemption Of Retailers From Recycling Will Eviscerate Bottle Deposit System

The nonprofit Consumer Watchdog called on Governor Gavin Newsom not to give retailers another exemption from their duty to refund bottle and can...