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'Blood Covered' Abortion Protests at Notre Dame: Pro-Lifers to Deliver 'Blood Covered' Dolls in Baby Carriages to Fr. Jenkins' Office While Notre Dame Trustees Meet

SOUTH BEND, Ind., April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Randall Terry, founder of Operation Rescue: On Friday, May 1, 12 Noon, protests will occur on Notre Dame campus while ND Board of Fellows and Board of Trustees meet. At least one dozen pro-life acti...

Obama Notre Dame Abortion Tension Mounts: Good Friday Protests at White House, and in Dallas, Los Angeles, and Fort Wayne

WASHINGTON, April 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Randall Terry, founder of Operation Rescue. On Good Friday, April 10, at 12:00 Noon, DC area Pro-life leaders and activists will protest at the White House (gathering in the Northwest quadrant of Lafayette Park) t...

Child Care Chain Buyout Cause for Community Protests from Boston to L.A.

WASHINGTON, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rallies will be held in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C., on Thursday, July 31, to protest Bain Capital Partners' buyout of the country's third largest for-profit child care provider -- Bright Horizons Family Solutions. Coalitions ...

AARP Protests Medicare Premium Increases, Delivering Over 20,000 Petitions to Senators Hutchison and Cornyn

Medicare premiums have doubled since 2000 AUSTIN, Texas, May 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Waving signs and carrying boxes, AARP members and volunteers today delivered more than 20,000 petitions to the offices of Senators Kay Bailey Hutchison and John Cornyn in Dallas and Austin, saying it's...

Hospital Chain and Hand Picked Union, SEIU, Forced to Cancel Rigged Election After Protests by RNs and Other Employees

'A Victory for Employees, Patient Care, and Union Democracy' OAKLAND, Calif., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- After public exposure and protests, the Catholic Healthcare Partners chain and its hand picked union, the Service Employees International Union, today cancelled rigged elections -- call...

West Virginia Teamsters Kick Off 'Miller Beer is Tasteless' Protests

Employees at Miller's West Virginia Distributor Fight for Health Care and Livable Wages CHARLESTON, W.Va., June 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Workers at the West Virginia distributor of Miller and Coors beers will kick off a summer handbilling series at local bars and restaurants today. The ...

Bat Virus Renamed After Protests from Malaysia State

Malaysia will rename a newly-discovered bat-borne virus following an angry protest from the state it was named after, reports said Monday. Malaysian and Australian scientists recently announced that they had discovered a virus believed to be carried by bats that causes serious respiratory ...

Doctor Protests may Hinder Portugal's New Abortion Law

A large number of doctors in Portugal were refusing to carry out a law that took effect Sunday permitting abortions up to the 10th week of pregnancy . The law allows doctors to be "conscientious objectors" and press reports indicated at least nine public hospitals out of a total of 50 could...

NRI Doctor Protests Patient's Death in Kolkata Hospital

A US-based doctor has lodged a complaint with the West Bengal Human Rights Commission (WBHRC) against a private hospital here after a patient died because the management// allegedly stopped medication due to non-payment of dues. Patrick Trackson, 57, died on Saturday at the Mission of Mercy H...

Fuel Price Hike Triggers Violent Protests In Nepal

Fuel price hikes in Nepal have irked student organizations who came out on the streets to protest this move in Katmandu//. The protestors blocked roads and stoned vehicles and burnt tyres on the streets. They also demanded the resignation of the commerce minister. The population of Nepal is furious...

Doctors Protests Continue Unabated

The Resident doctors of the B J Medical College (BJMC) raised a furore inside the college premises to register their protest against the termination and de-registration notices served on them that had ordered them to resume duties within 24 hours. // BJMC dean V L Yemul said ...

Cancer Patient Protests Before Assembly

Jayne Sullivan, who is suffering from breast cancer is camping outside the Welsh Assembly to enable all those on the NHS to receive Herceptin. She is trying to draw the // attention of the ministers to the plight of the patients. She is willing to speak to the Welsh Health Minister Brian Gibbons on...

Genetically modified rice faces strong protests in Asia

Farmers and different organizations from Asian countries are protesting against the introduction of genetically engineered rice in to Asia and they wanted to have ban on these genetically engineered rice//. The protests are collectively organized by 17 Asian organizations. Farmers health and ag...

Medicos Form Human Chain as Part of Quota Protests

Hundreds of doctors at the Sawai Man Singh medical college here today formed a human chain to protest against the proposed quota in educational institutes for backward classes. // The protesting doctors, with anti-quota slogans on their shirts and caps, took a round of the medical college and...

Condom Vending Machines Provoke Protests

Minority groups in India's Tamil Nadu State are reported to be protesting against the installation of condom vending machines in the state. Women activists belonging to the Jamaat-e-Islami Hind and the Tamil Nadu Muslim Munnetra Kazhagam (TMMK), //took to the streets 12 December 2005 to oppose the ...

reThinking eHealth Webinar Announced: Hospital Marketing in the eHealth Era

...net has now and forever changed the way people get information. In Iran, as a result of the recent contested presidential election, demonstrations and protests ensued. The government's crack-down on the demonstrations and the inability for media outlets to provide live coverage, private citizens used the vide...

Doctors Join Patients to Protest at Health Care Freedom Tea Parties July 17; Thousands Join in Nationwide Event

... Care Freedom Tea Parties on July 17. The Association of American Physicians and Surgeons is joining the Tea Party Patriots to co-sponsor the protests at the local home office of each Congressman and Senator to make it absolutely clear that doctors and patients oppose government run medicine. ...

First-Person Stories Gathered on Web Shape New Nonfiction TV Series from Veteran Producers

... release, has been engaged to direct the prototype. Weiss commented, "As we've seen in just the last few weeks, with events ranging from the protests in Iran to the death of Michael Jackson, the Internet has become a vital force for sharing information and connecting people. "Stories" will...

'Viewers Beware' Report by Watchdog Group Exposes Conservative Group Behind Anti-Healthcare Ads Running in Montana

...ents' goals, including Indian casinos and maintaining sweatshops on the Northern Mariana Islands. The group organized some of the "tea party" protests and has signed up "Joe the Plumber" as a speaker at its events. A full copy can be found at http://www.campaignmoney.org/healthc...

'Viewers Beware' Report by Watchdog Group Exposes Conservative Group Behind Anti-Healthcare Ads Running in Louisiana

...ients' goals, including Indian casinos and maintaining sweatshops on the Northern Mariana Islands. The group organized some of the "tea party" protests and has signed up "Joe the Plumber" as a speaker at its events. A full copy can be found at http://www.campaignmoney.org/healthca...

"Viewers Beware" Report by Watchdog Group Exposes Conservative Group Behind Anti-Healthcare Ads Running in Indiana

...ients' goals, including Indian casinos and maintaining sweatshops on the Northern Mariana Islands. The group organized some of the "tea party" protests and has signed up "Joe the Plumber" as a speaker at its events. A full copy can be found at http://www.campaignmoney.org/healthca...

'Viewers Beware' Report By Watchdog Group Exposes Conservative Group Behind Anti-Healthcare Ads Running In Nebraska

...ients' goals, including Indian casinos and maintaining sweatshops on the Northern Mariana Islands. The group organized some of the "tea party" protests and has signed up "Joe the Plumber" as a speaker at its events. A full copy can be found at http://www.campaignmoney.org/healthca...

'Viewers Beware' Report by Watchdog Group Exposes Conservative Group Behind Anti-Healthcare Ads Running in Virginia

...ients' goals, including Indian casinos and maintaining sweatshops on the Northern Mariana Islands. The group organized some of the "tea party" protests and has signed up "Joe the Plumber" as a speaker at its events. A full copy can be found at http://www.campaignmoney.org/healthca...

"Viewers Beware" Report by Watchdog Group Exposes Conservative Group Behind Anti-Healthcare Ads Running in South Dakota

...ients' goals, including Indian casinos and maintaining sweatshops on the Northern Mariana Islands. The group organized some of the "tea party" protests and has signed up "Joe the Plumber" as a speaker at its events. A full copy can be found at http://www.campaignmoney.org/healthca...

'Viewers Beware' Report by Watchdog Group Exposes Conservative Group Behind Anti-Healthcare Ads Running in Alaska

...ients' goals, including Indian casinos and maintaining sweatshops on the Northern Mariana Islands. The group organized some of the "tea party" protests and has signed up "Joe the Plumber" as a speaker at its events. A full copy can be found at http://www.campaignmoney.org/healthca...

'Viewers Beware' Report by Watchdog Group Exposes Conservative Group Behind Anti-Healthcare Ads Running in Arkansas

...ients' goals, including Indian casinos and maintaining sweatshops on the Northern Mariana Islands. The group organized some of the "tea party" protests and has signed up "Joe the Plumber" as a speaker at its events. A full copy can be found at http://www.campaignmoney.org/healthca...

'Viewers Beware' Report By Watchdog Group Exposes Conservative Group Behind Anti-Healthcare Ads Running In Eight States

...ients' goals, including Indian casinos and maintaining sweatshops on the Northern Mariana Islands. The group organized some of the "tea party" protests and has signed up "Joe the Plumber" as a speaker at its events. A full copy can be found at http://www.campaignmoney.org/healthcar...

'Dr. Tiller was a mass murderer; states Randall Terry. 'We must not flinch or waver in our rhetoric or our actions.'

...ed by federal agents in front of Dr. Tiller's office for his part in leading the "Summer of Mercy." Mr. Terry's leadership gave birth to multitudes of protests in front of Tiller's office. Following is the statement of Randall Terry, Founder, Operation Rescue. "Dr. Tiller was a mass murderer. "...

Center for Reproductive Rights Deeply Saddened by Murder of Dr. George Tiller

...; death threats to doctors who perform abortions; and daily, often violent, protests at abortion clinics. The government did not take adequate measures to prote...s. Second, their tactics gradually shifted to the private sphere, involving protests at providers' private homes where FACE does not reach. Therefore, attacks a...

Victory! Colombian Government Cuts Price of Abbott's Lifesaving AIDS Drug Kaletra 55%, Says AHF

...vocates on the ground who raised awareness through protests and media outreach that helped keep this issue in ...a, Mexico and the United States--held simultaneous protests in the three countries. The protests targeted Chicago-based Abbott Laboratories over ...

Community Approach Necessary For Affordable Long-Term Care, Says NCB Capital Impact

... WASHINGTON, April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In light of protests in Washington urging inclusion of the Community Choice Act in health care reform efforts, NCB Capital Impact points to the success of existing communi...

White House Protest Denouncing Obama's Speech at Notre Dame and Proposed Change in Abortion Conscience Regs.

... just returned from South Bend, where he is opening an office to coordinate protests around Notre Dame , to pressure school officials to rescind their invitati...Dallas, TX. Contact: Sue Cyr, 214-685-1079 On Monday, March 30, public protests were held in: Jacksonville, FL: Contact, Jeremy Blanchard, 904-838-140...

Mexico Presents Flawed Theory in Shooting Death of American Journalist

...es PHR's conclusive findings, including the discovery that one of the bullets was a ricochet. Brad Will died of gunshot wounds while covering protests in Oaxaca in October 2006. According to public statements made last December by Mexico's Attorney General (PGR), the PGR rejected PHR's forensic ...

Free Choice? Not For SEIU Members in California

...nd protest are victorious in sham SEIU vote Less than 10% of eligible voters cast ballots in statewide election while caregivers file over 125,000 protests LOS ANGELES, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Final results in a statewide vote of healthcare workers conducted by the Service Employees In...

Boycott Prevails in Sham SEIU Vote; Lawmakers and Advocates Join Healthcare Workers in Opposing Forced Union Merger

... Less than 10% of 309,000 eligible voters cast ballots in statewide election while caregivers file over 125,000 protests LOS ANGELES, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a statewide vote of healthcare workers conducted by the Service Employees International Un...

DNC 'Party Crashers:' Police Arrest 1 Pro-lifer at Black Caucus; Eject Operation Rescue Leader from DNC Interfaith Gathering at Colorado Convention Center

... other Catholics and Evangelicals is only the beginning. Look for many more protests and arrests over the next 2 months." Press may call 904 687 9804 or 406 8...u vote for Obama! God said, 'You shall not murder!'" More "Party Crasher" protests are planned over the next 2 days at various DNC events. Below are links t...

Nurses, Doctors, Patients to Protest Health Insurers on National Day of Action - June 19th

... because some administrator in some insurance office thought it is was too expensive," says Hilda Sarkisyan. "Families should not have to hold massive protests to force insurance companies to do the right thing. We need the kind of healthcare reform where a doctor's recommendation for life-saving treatment ta...

Service Employee Union's Latest Attack on RNs Parrots McCain's Attack on Obama's Health Plan

...lthcare activists in San Francisco, Philadelphia, Chicago, San Antonio, Pittsburgh, Louisville, and other cities from coast to coast June 19 for major protests against the insurance industry and a call for HR 676. ...

FDA Says, 'Wait' To Dying Men; Coast-To-Coast Prostate Cancer Demonstrations on May 30th in Protest of FDA Failure to Approve Safe, Effective Immunotherapy

... DUBLIN, Ohio, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 30, 2008, CareToLive will take to the streets with coast-to-coast protests in Chicago, New York, Philadelphia, Cleveland, Madison, Atlanta, Seattle, Dearborn, and Tampa. Joining us will be the Cancer Cure Coalition, the Abiga...

SEIU RN Dian Palmer Calls on AFL-CIO Head John Sweeney to Review Video From Dearborn Protest, Retract Statement Accepting CNA Distortions

...led by nurses and other workers from Catholic Healthcare Partners (CHP) hospitals, while certainly spirited -- in the classic tradition of labor union protests -- was brief and involved none of the widely posted but utterly inaccurate claims of orchestrated violence by the CNA and Labor Notes participants. ...
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