This week, Americans fulfilled part of our responsibility to our government by filing taxes. But the government isn't doing its part in return. First, as a new report by the National Taxpayer Advocate showed, the IRS has been crippled by years of budget cuts, resulting in a "devastating erosion of taxpayer service" and filing misery for millions. Show More Summary
Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, In her 2014 memoir “Hard Choices,” Clinton reiterated her support for human-rights advocates in China. She specifically criticized the Great Firewall, writing that after she made...Show More Summary
Emma Watson has been a woman on a mission lately, and not just in regards to her sizzling acting career, but also as an ambassador for the UN where she is a strong advocate for equality among the sexes and women’s rights. This, rightly...Show More Summary
Advocates for legalizing marijuana launched a petition campaign in Phoenix on Friday seeking a ballot measure that could make Arizona the fifth U.S. state to allow possession, cultivation and consumption of small amounts of pot for recreational use. Show More Summary
Post by Lisa Fogarty. Country singer Tim McGraw is going to be the headline act at "A Concert for Sandy Hook Promise," which is set to place in Hartford, Connecticut on July 17. By all accounts, he's a fantastic choice—a talented performer...Show More Summary
Consumer advocates, outraged by a secret negotiation in Poland over the $5-billion cost of closing the San Onofre nuclear power plant, are asking the California Public Utilities Commission to reconsider a deal that sticks utility customers with the bulk of the bill.
Why is it that the people most vocally committed to causes connected to death (abortion, assisted suicide, euthanasia) are often the same who are committed to progressive sexual causes? And why do abortion advocates frequently see it...Show More Summary
By Sarah Saadoun | (Human Rights Watch) – On Wednesday, Israel’s Supreme Court upheld key provisions of the country’s “anti-boycott law,” which makes it a civil offense for people or groups to advocate…
In a campaign likely to infuriate anti-vaccination advocates, Surgeon General Vivek Murthy paid a visit to Sesame Street to allay Elmo’s own concerns over keeping a proper vaccine schedule, in a video produced by the Daily Dot. “I was worried about getting a shot,” the young...
By David Schwartz PHOENIX (Reuters) - Advocates for legalizing marijuana launched a petition campaign in Phoenix on Friday seeking a ballot measure that could make Arizona the fifth U.S. state to allow possession, cultivation and consumption of small amounts of pot for recreational use. Show More Summary
Tim McGraw has enraged the pro-gun rights crowd by announcing a benefit for a charity that supports gun control, according to Rolling Stone. As part of his summer tour, the country singer will perform in Hartford, Conn., about 50 miles away from where the 2012 Sandy Hook mass murder took place. His... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Tim McGraw
To be sure, I'm not advocating becoming a cult leader who advocates acts of domestic terrorism.
Post by Jenny Erikson. Kailyn Lowry has been a long-standing advocate for gay rights, and she will go to bat for anyone who tries to disparage the LGBT community. She did it again this week, after someone tweeted about "gays" and "their...Show More Summary
There is an assault on public health and environmental integrity underway in the Texas Legislature right now that’s the worst I’ve seen in my twenty-something years as an environmental advocate. The Texas Legislature is currently considering a series of bills that would eliminate much of the important rules protecting not just [...]
Desperately banging the same drum as his fellow religious right activists as they continue their journey towards the dustbin of history, Pat Robertson has - once again - said that LGBT rights advocates are intent on their mission to destroy freedom
Business groups praised a proposed new rule from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission clarifying how employers can construct wellness programs, but consumers advocates said the new policy could harm workers. Continue reading ? The post Proposal on wellness program garners business praise, consumer concerns appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
The failure to prioritize the living conditions of the poor is due in large part to the powerful lobbying of population control and reproductive rights advocates.
It hasn't been a good few months for ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Council, the organization that brings together (often conservative) state legislators and corporate interests to write model legislation. Several major corporations have been jumping ship as the organization has faced increasing criticism. What's the best way to......
Greg Jennings has apparently seen enough. Now he just has to make a decision. According to Nick Underhill of the Baton Rouge Advocate, Jennings has completed his visit with the Saints and hasn’t scheduled any more trips. The veteran wide receiver has also checked in with the Dolphins, Jaguars and Panthers, suggesting he wants to…
Pro-Roma advocates have been fighting to keep five Roma families in the northern town of Haubourdin so that the children can finish the school year locally.