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New study has bad news for school voucher advocates

36 minutes agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Advocates for school privatization are hurrying to come up with excuses to respond to a new federal analysis finding that the federally funded school voucher program in Washington, D.C., is not only not improving student achievementShow More Summary

Donald Trump Reassures US Gun Owners He Will Never Infringe The Right To Bear Arms

President Donald Trump reassured gun owners regarding their right to bear arms as he stood at a podium in front of an Atlanta auditorium dominated by gun lovers. The president promised gun advocates that he would come through for them...Show More Summary

Gaslighting: Don’t Do It

There's always that one person claiming to play "devil's advocate." The post Gaslighting: Don’t Do It appeared first on The Good Men Project.

‘He’s a pathological liar’: Watch Rob Reiner destroy Trump for blaming his Michael Flynn woes on Obama

1 hour agoNews : The Raw Story

Appearing on MSNBC’s AM Joy, director and advocate Rob Reiner unloaded on President Donald Trump for trying to blame his Michael Flynn woes on former President Barack Obama. Asked by host Reid if the White House was dealing in “obfuscation,” Reiner launched into an attack on Trump...

Tenn. Senate Passes Bill That Could Let Judges Discriminate Against LGBT People

2 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The Tennessee Senate voted Thursday 23-6 to approve a bill that LGBT civil rights advocates claim would let state judges discriminate against members of the LGBT community, the Associated Press reports. If signed by Gov. Bill Haslam, Senate Bill 1085… Read The post Tenn. Senate Passes Bill That Could Let Judges Discriminate Against LGBT People appeared first on Towleroad.

Psych Central Attends HealtheVoices 2017 Patient Advocacy Conference

This past weekend, a group of over 100 online health advocates gathered in Chicago to attend the third annual HealtheVoices conference. I attended because of the work I do as a mental health activist. Psych Central’s founder, Dr. John Grohol, sat on the advisory panel, […]

Shocking Monkey-Dog-Sheep Rodeo and How PETA Members Got It Stopped

A professional baseball team allows monkeys to be strapped to dogs who chase sheep? Animal advocates went ape. The post Shocking Monkey-Dog-Sheep Rodeo and How PETA Members Got It Stopped appeared first on PETA.

Samuel L. Jackson, Martin Luther King III & National Action Network Honors Harry Belafonte

Veteran Actor Civil Rights Advocate Honored For Commitment To MLK’s Dream Legendary actor Harry Belafonte was lauded for his work this week in continuing to push for Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s dream. The nonagenarian musician, thespian and campaigner

Last Words With Drag Race's Cynthia Lee Fontaine

The Advocate spoke with the RuPaul's Drag Race performer after she sashayed away.

EXCHANGE: Advocacy helps mother cope with son's suicide

A lifetime of advocating for others has helped Dawn Whitcomb open up about and cope with her son's suicide. Whitcomb grew up in Payson and began working at the Illinois … Click to Continue »

State pol wants answers on recent deaths of 41 humpback whales

14 hours agoNews : NY Daily News

A state assemblywoman and animal rights advocate expressed alarm over the recent deaths of 41 humpback whales along the Eastern seaboard.

28 New Orleans police recruits graduate

The New Orleans Police Department has added 28 new recruits to its ranks. They graduated Friday from the city's police training academy. The New Orleans Advocate reports ( that the … Click to Continue »

How To Make Use of 5 Advanced Excel Pivot Table Techniques

The problem we all face isn't a lack of data; instead, it's finding meaning in huge amounts of data! That's why I advocate for the use of PivotTables, an amazing feature in Excel to summarize and analyze your data. Seeing the power of...Show More Summary

Donald Trump To Appoint Anti-Abortion Advocate To Key Health Position

23 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

President Donald Trump on Friday said he intends to appoint Charmaine Yoest, a prominent anti-abortion advocate, as assistant secretary of public affairs for the Department of Health and Human Services. Yoest, who was a Trump campaign...Show More Summary

With Access Under Threat, Advocates Want to Help Women Take Medication Abortion Into Their Own Hands

In countries where abortion is illegal or more heavily restricted than it is in the U.S., external women’s-health organizations often try to fill in the gap. There’s Women on Waves, the Dutch group behind a semi-famous “abortion boat”...Show More Summary

Wendy Davis: Notion That Human Life Begins at Conception is “Absurd”

Texas abortion activist Wendy Davis was back on the road this week advocating for abortion and the nation’s largest provider of it, Planned Parenthood. Davis stopped in Charleston, South Carolina on Thursday to speak at a fundraiser/celebration for the abortion chain’s 100th anniversary, the Post and Courier reports. Davis is a former Texas state Senator […]

GOP-backed election bill may complicate voting for homeless

Advocates for the homeless say a bill to tighten New Hampshire's voting laws could make it harder for people without a fixed address to vote. The Republican-authored bill adds new … Click to Continue »

Baton Rouge to outfit entire police force with body cameras

Baton Rouge lawmakers have approved outfitting all Baton Rouge police officers with body cameras at the price of $2.25 million. The Advocate reports ( that Wednesday's decision follows three years … Click to Continue »

Digital Marketing News: 15 Reasons for Brand Advocacy, Email Priorities and Google TV Ads

15 Reasons Why Brand Advocacy is the Bedrock of Your Business [Infographic] Although brand advocates are important for brand marketing - with referrals, user generated content, and positive online reviews being just a few of the benefits...Show More Summary

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