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CAIR Calls on Feds to Probe Call to Violence Against U.S. Muslims at N.C. Meeting of Hate Groups

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 13:11:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today urged state and federal law enforcement authorities to investigate an alleged call to violence against American Muslims...

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139 Representatives Win FRC Action's 'True Blue' Award for Unwavering Support of the Family

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:01:00 EST

WASHINGTON, Feb. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council (FRC) Action honored Members of Congress with its "True Blue" award for the Member's unwavering commitment and consistent support of faith, family, and freedom. In all, 139 Members of the House of Representatives...

Foundation for Ethnic Understanding Announces Thousands To Rally In Times Square This Sunday In Solidarity With Muslims

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:00:00 EST

(image) NEW YORK, Feb. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New Yorkers of all faiths and ethnic backgrounds will join hip-hop pioneer Russell Simmons, and Chairman of the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding, along with religious leaders and over 50 organizations on Sunday, February 19th from...

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Pastors Call Out NFL for a Personal Foul in Threatening Texas

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 16:45:00 EST

HOUSTON, Feb. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Pastor Council (TXPC), the coalition of pastors that includes those who led the defeat of Houston's "Equal Rights Ordinance" known also as the "Bathroom Bill", has issued a response to the report that the National Football League is...

Most Neglected Constituency in Immigration Reform: Are US Citizens The Key?

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 16:00:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Feb. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "This bipartisan bill is a sign of hope," said Kim Anderson, President of American Families United, endorsing H.R. 1036 as it was introduced Tuesday.  American Families United is the only national organization specifically representing t...

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CCRKBA Lauds Senate Vote To Protect 2A Rights Of Soc.-Sec. Recipients

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 15:42:00 EST

(image) BELLEVUE, Wash., Feb. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms today congratulated the U.S. Senate for its 57-43 vote to block an Obama administration regulation that threatened the Second Amendment rights of tens of thousands of...

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Wolters Kluwer's Blue Chip Economic Indicators Panelists Anticipate Comprehensive Tax Reform Legislation in 2017

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 13:56:00 EST

(image) NEW YORK, Feb. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The February issue of Wolters Kluwer's Blue Chip Economic Indicators suggests that Congress is likely to pass – and President Trump is likely to sign - comprehensive legislation aimed at reforming the tax code this year. This month's report...

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Motor Vehicle Deaths in 2016 Estimated to be Highest in Nine Years; Sharpest Two-Year Climb in 53 Years

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 10:30:00 EST

(image) ITASCA, Ill., Feb. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time in nearly a decade, preliminary 2016 data from the National Safety Council estimates that as many as 40,000 people died in motor vehicle crashes last year. That marks a 6 percent increase over 2015, and a 14 percent...

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Nursing Organizations Urge President Trump, Congress to Make High-Quality, Affordable Health Care Access a Top Reform Priority

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 14:16:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- America's leading nursing organizations and the over 3.5 million nurses they represent, today called on the Trump Administration and Congress to prioritize patient health and the patient-provider relationship in any health reform...

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Texas and North Carolina Lt. Governors Join Tony Perkins to Discuss Privacy and Religious Freedom Protections

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 12:36:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, Family Research Council President Tony Perkins will host a special program with Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick, North Carolina Lt. Governor Dan Forest, and others to talk about what states are doing to protect the safety...

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CAIR Welcomes Resignation of Islamophobic Trump Adviser Michael Flynn

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:21:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, tonight welcomed the resignation of Michael Flynn as President Trump's national security adviser following revelations...

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Family Research Council Welcomes Trump Administration's Step toward Reversing Edict Violating Parental Rights and Student Privacy

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 13:39:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council commended the Trump administration's decision to end the federal government's court battle to overturn a nationwide injunction that blocked enforcement of the Obama administration's edict to force schools to...

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Senate Bill 123 Seeks To Strengthen Patient Choice In Georgia

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 12:47:00 EST

(image) ATLANTA, Feb. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Sen. Hunter Hill (R-Atlanta) last week introduced Senate Bill 123, legislation that would strengthen patient choice and access in Georgia. SB123 seeks to remedy the unintended consequences of legislation introduced in 2008, which imposed restrictions...

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Citizens For A Pro-Business Delaware Thanks Committee Of The Delaware Bar Association For Meeting About Amending Delaware Law

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 11:15:00 EST

(image) DOVER, Del., Feb. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware (CPBD), the advocacy group supporting TransPerfect employees and Delaware's incorporation-driven economy, released the following statement after meeting with members of the Section 226 Committee of the...

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Engineering Cost Analysis Reveals That President Trump's Border Wall To Cost $8bn-40bn

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 10:27:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The recently-signed executive order that calls for the construction of a wall along the U.S. southern border to prevent illegal immigration and terrorists from Mexico has created much talk and speculation regarding the cost of this mega...

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American Citizens Abroad, Inc. (ACA) announces changes to approach to Residency-based taxation for Americans overseas

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 10:00:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today ACA announced changes to its baseline approach to transitioning from citizenship-based taxation of Americans abroad to residency-based taxation, first published on December 5, 2016. At the same time, it released a description of...

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How to Fix President Trump's "Travel Ban" Executive Order; a 9/11 Commission Counsel's Perspective

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 09:58:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former 9/11 Commission border counsel and Special Counsel to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, Janice Kephart of Identity Strategy Partners, LLP, today releases the following statement regarding President Donald Trump's "Executive...

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CompTIA Finalizes Agenda for 2017 D.C. Fly-In and Tech Policy Summit

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 09:00:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 180 technology executives and business owners from across the country are expected Feb. 14-15 for the 2017 CompTIA DC Fly-In organized by CompTIA, the Computing Technology Industry Association and the Technology Councils of...

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COA Applauds Confirmation Of Dr. Tom Price As HHS Secretary

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Community Oncology Alliance (COA), I want to express our support for Dr. Tom Price as Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). As stated when Dr. Price was first nominated, we believe...

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SWAPA Op-Ed: Why NAI Isn't Good for the U.S. Aviation Industry

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 14:50:00 EST

(image) DALLAS, Feb. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The pilots of the Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association (SWAPA) aren't afraid of competition. Our airline has spent its existence competing against the entrenched establishment of the industry and, at times, our own government (see the...

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