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Norma McCorvey (Formerly Roe of Roe vs. Wade), Randall Terry, and Over 30 Anti Abortion Activists From 7 States To Confront Nancy Pelosi Over 'Health Care' Reform. Their Message: 'Expect a Tax Revolt. If You Think We Will Willingly Surrender Our Money To

At 3:30 PM, Tuesday, July 28, over 30 pro-life activists to descend on Speaker Pelosi's office at 235 Cannon House Office Building. 'Fireworks' expected. WASHINGTON, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by Randall Terry, Director, Operation Resc...

AIDS Treatment Activists Push UNAIDS and WHO to Meet Commitments to Reduce HIV in Women and Newborns

UNAIDS Executive Director Calls for Action to Improve Delivery of PMTCT GENEVA, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a dramatic meeting today at the UNAIDS headquarters in Geneva, members of the International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC) and AIDS-Free World met with the leaders and...

18 More Anti-Abortion Activists Arrested at Notre Dame on Saturday; More Arrests Planned for Sunday

Notre Dame warns TV networks that they will "cut the feed" of any network that covers disruption of Obama Speech on Sunday. Dr. Alan Keyes to be available soon for interview -- judge grants hearing and posts $1,000 bond each for 5 pro-lifers that have been held in jail without bond. They wi...

MRSA Activists Rally For World MRSA Day

CHICAGO, May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MRSA Survivors Network, the prominent advocacy group launches the inaugural World MRSA Day - Oct. 2nd and the official web site, www.worldmrsaday.org . MRSA activists call for world unity from governments, the healthcare industry and the community for ...

ADAPT Disability Rights Activists and SEIU Home Care Attendants Tell Congress: Community Choice is a Right

Consumers and Workers Call on Elected Officials to Pass Community Choice Act WASHINGTON, April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of activists from the ADAPT disability rights organization, and home care attendants who belong to SEIU joined together in the halls of Congress today to deliv...

Hundreds of Activists to Rally in Burlington, Vermont Outside White House Regional Forum on Healthcare - TUESDAY

Nurses, Doctors, Patients Call for Guaranteed Healthcare on the Single-Payer Model... And an End to Insurance Industry Denial of Care WASHINGTON, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT : Hundreds of healthcare activists from throughout New England and across the country will rally outside the W...

AIDS Activists from Across the Country Converge on Oxford, Mississippi, to Call on McCain and Obama to Commit to National AIDS Strategy

OXFORD, Miss., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Senators Barack Obama and John McCain arrive in Oxford, Mississippi for their first presidential debate, they will be greeted by AIDS activists from across the country demanding that the next president develop a National AIDS Strategy withi...

L.A. City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo, Patient Activists to Unveil New Television Ad Targeting Health Insurers

Announcement Comes on Eve of Health Insurance Convention Expected to Draw Thousands of Protestors to San Francisco Delgadillo to Discuss Legal Efforts to Crack Down on "Unlawful, Fraudulent, and Unfair Business Acts and Practices" of Insurers SAN FRANCISCO, June 18 /PRNe...

Susan G. Komen for the Cure, State Lawmakers, Breast Cancer Survivors, Celebrities and Activists Call on Legislature to Strengthen Breast Cancer Screening Program for Underserved Women

Komen California Affiliates Join Nationwide Campaign to Close the Gaps that Make Breast Cancer Deadlier for Low-Income Women and Women of Color SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, hundreds of breast cancer advocates and survivors from the seven California Affiliates of Susan G. K...

California Affiliates of Susan G. Komen for the Cure Convene Celebrities, Breast Cancer Survivors and Activists to Challenge Elected Officials to Strengthen Breast Cancer Services

California to Join Nationwide Campaign Challenging U.S. to Close the Gaps in Breast Cancer Care, Survival SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 17 and 18, hundreds of activists from seven California Affiliates of Susan G. Komen for the Cure will host a series...

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Activists in Medical Technology

Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) Makes Unprecedented Research and Local Program Grants

...(R) and launched the global breast cancer movement. Today, Komen for the Cure is the world's largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists fighting to save lives, empower people, ensure quality care for all and energize science to find the cures. Thanks to events like the Komen Race for t...

New Analysis from 14 Countries Identifies Drug Access Priorities to Achieve 2010 AIDS Treatment Target

...ational Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC), a group of 1,000 treatment activists from more than 125 countries, today issued its fifth report on scale up of ...t meeting brought together for the first time community-based HIV treatment activists and educators from over 60 countries. Since the Summit, ITPC has grown to i...

World AIDS Day Audio Press Conference

...ation of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) to address the prevention needs of women and youth. The next day, on November 30, activists will participate in a march and rally in Washington, D.C. calling on Congress and the Administration to Start Taking Effective Prevention Seriously by...

Artists for a New South Africa Will be 'Shaking The Blues' at Gala Benefit November 15, With Performances by Erykah Badu, Nikka Costa, Keb' Mo', Taj Mahal Trio, The Roots, and Guest Stars at The Wiltern in Los Angeles

...ies the belief that justice and love will ultimately triumph and maintains a remarkable sense of humor, even in the face of enormous challenges. It is activists like him who inspire us to shake off the blues and take action to fix our world. That's the spirit of Shaking the Blues, which promises to be one of A...
Activists in Medical Dictionary

Homosexual

...aviour has had a lot of publicity of late. ... Gay activists claim that homosexual activity is nobody's busin...ldren from becoming homosexual ? ... Homosexual activists continue to use the 10% figure, even ... The Bible...is well known. ... But today, certain homosexual activists promote the idea that the ... The American Fam...

Disabilities

... Disability is defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 as "a ... Some disability rights activists use an acronym TAB, "Temporarily Able-Bodied" ... Developmental disability is a term used to describe life-long, disabilities attrib...
Activists in Biological News

World Food Day brings attention to food security around the globe

...rvice/support. Impact - devise a means to measure the year-to-year progress you are making; consider World Food Day the "annual meeting" for hunger activists FAO advises that many events are already planned for this day. To learn how you can get involved in your local community, you can review the list ...

New center will focus environmental debate and produce solutions for action

... in November, the Academy will work with the Recycling Alliance of Philadelphia to sponsor public meetings of city officials, recycling professionals, activists and community leaders to develop policy and raise awareness, marking a weeklong push by the city to emphasize recycling. Christine Knapp, Direct...

Major progress in technology needed for 25 percent renewable energy use to be affordable

...ement was imposed that 25 percent of electricity and motor vehicle fuels used in the United States by 2025 would come from renewable resources (a goal activists have described as "25 x '25"). The study finds that biomass resources and wind power have the greatest potential to contribute toward reaching the ...

Yale Environment 360 magazine launches online

...as created an opportunity to publish a site that will appeal to a wide international audience of policy makers, scientists, journalists, environmental activists and general readers. "As a leader in environmental research and education, as well as sustainable operations, Yale is pleased to be the home of an ...

Stevens' Center for Science Writings honors environmental critics with Green Book Award, April 30

...for implying that global warming and other problems can only be addressed by limiting human progress. Instead, Nordhaus and Shellenberger argue, green activists should recognize the potential of economic development and technological innovation to help us overcome ecological crises. Nordhaus and Shellenberger ...
Activists in Biological Technology

Nobel Award in Medicine Holds Strong Messsage for Animal Activists

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The announcement of the 2007 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine underscores the importance of laboratory animals in biomedical research. Americans for Medical Progress congratulates Mario R. Capecchi, Martin J. Evans and Oliver Smithies as ...

Covance spars with animal rights activists

Madison, Wis. - The building of a state-of-the-art medical research facility that could help pharmaceutical and biotech companies test the safety of new drug candidates is being challenged by a vocal contingent of animal rights activists. Slated for construction in Chandler, Ariz., the propose...

BioStorage Technologies Partners with Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) Tissue Bank at the IU Simon Cancer Center in Breast Cancer Research Initiative

...ure and launched the global breast cancer movement. Today, Komen for the Cure is the world's largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists fighting to save lives, empower people, ensure quality care for all and energize science to find the cures. Thanks to events like the Komen Rac...

Thousands Rally in Mexico City and Call for Human Rights Protections in Global AIDS Response

...ealth Initiative at the Open Society Institute's Public Health Program. "The demand that human rights occupy the center of the HIV response has united activists from all sectors and corners of the world." The declaration charges that universal access to HIV prevention, treatment, and care programs will never...

Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) Announces Largest Grants Slate Ever: $100 Million to Speed Delivery of Breast Cancer Discoveries, Cures

...(R) and launched the global breast cancer movement. Today, Komen for the Cure is the world's largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists fighting to save lives, empower people, ensure quality care for all and energize science to find the cures. Thanks to events like the Komen Race for t...

PacifiCare Capitulates to Latest Patient Revolt

... feel blessed to have this community supporting our family." This is the latest example of a "patient revolt," where friends, family, and healthcare activists demand treatments denied by for-profit insurance corporations. In this case, Nick's physicians pleaded with PacifiCare to approve a cancer treatment, ...

Susan G. Komen for the Cure Announces Recipients of 2007 Komen Brinker Award for Scientific Distinction

...ure and launched the global breast cancer movement. Today, Komen for the Cure is the world's largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists fighting to save lives, empower people, ensure quality care for all and energize science to find the cures. Thanks to events like the Komen Race for t...

Celebrities and Notables From the Worlds of Film, Television, Music and Sports Join Lifetime Television's 13th Annual Multi-Platform 'Stop Breast Cancer For Life' Campaign

...r for local charities and offer hope and friendship to those facing breast cancer. All three creators appear in the spots, as well as other survivors, activists and celebrities including Goldberg. The campaign also includes its first-ever theme song -- "My Bra" -- written specifically for Lifetime's effort by...

The CEO Crisis

... I do, wouldnt it be fairer for CEOs to have their pay and perks recalibrated to better reflect their contribution to performance? Shareholders rights activists and investment fund managers have been challenging CEO pay excesses for some time now and some have proposed caps on top manager compensation and open...

Technology regulation spurred by a mix of science and politics

... pending. There is a grand strategy at work here, wrote Bill Horan, an Iowa farmer who serves on the board of Truth About Trade and Technology. The activists are trying to win enough small-bore victories to put a crimp in the production of genetically enhanced food everywhere by using regulation to price th...
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