Breaking! Conservation Groups Take Legal Action To Speed Up Protection For Endangered Giraffes Under The Endangered Species Act

Yesterday, conservation and animal protection groups filed a notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for failing to consider Endangered Species Act protections for Africa’s rapidly dwindling giraffe population. The groups, including the Center for Biological Diversity, the Humane…

As e-cigarette makers face critical September 9 deadline, leading health groups urge FDA not to allow sale of any flavored products

WASHINGTON, D.C., August 10, 2020 — As manufacturers of e-cigarettes and certain other tobacco products face a September 9, 2020, deadline to apply to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to keep their products on the market, six leading public health… Advisories…

As e-cigarette makers face critical September 9 deadline, leading health groups urge FDA not to allow sale of any flavored products

WASHINGTON, D.C., August 10, 2020 — As manufacturers of e-cigarettes and certain other tobacco products face a September 9, 2020, deadline to apply to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to keep their products on the market, six leading public health… Advisories…

NAACP Issues Rebuke of Facebook’s Failure to Stem Militia Groups Organizing on Platform in Wake of Kenosha Uprising

Facebook’s recent failure to extinguish the self-proclaimed militia groups organizing on its platform, including a group called the Kenosha Guard, is why we started the #StopHateForProfit campaign. The lack of policies and enforcement put forth by Facebook to stem the…

NAACP Issues Rebuke of Facebook’s Failure to Stem Militia Groups Organizing on Platform in Wake of Kenosha Uprising

Facebook’s recent failure to extinguish the self-proclaimed militia groups organizing on its platform, including a group called the Kenosha Guard, is why we started the #StopHateForProfit campaign. The lack of policies and enforcement put forth by Facebook to stem the…

Patient groups urge full appellate court review on short term health insurance rule

WASHINGTON, D.C., August 31, 2020 — Patient groups representing millions of people with serious health conditions submitted an amicus brief today urging the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the… Advisories & Comments – American Heart Association SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN:…

Patient groups urge full appellate court review on short term health insurance rule

WASHINGTON, D.C., August 31, 2020 — Patient groups representing millions of people with serious health conditions submitted an amicus brief today urging the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the… Advisories & Comments – American Heart Association SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN:…

As e-cigarette makers face critical September 9 deadline, leading health groups urge FDA not to allow sale of any flavored products

WASHINGTON, D.C., August 10, 2020 — As manufacturers of e-cigarettes and certain other tobacco products face a September 9, 2020, deadline to apply to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to keep their products on the market, six leading public health… Advisories…

More than 200 patient groups call on Administration to take additional action to alleviate critical shortage of ventilators, PPE, ensure safety of providers, patients

Today, more than patient advocacy, medical and public health organizations sent a letter to senior Trump Administration officials, appealing to the Administration to take immediate action to alleviate the critical shortage across the nation ventilators… Advisories & Comments – American…

More than 200 patient groups call on Administration to take additional action to alleviate critical shortage of ventilators, PPE, ensure safety of providers, patients

Today, more than patient advocacy, medical and public health organizations sent a letter to senior Trump Administration officials, appealing to the Administration to take immediate action to alleviate the critical shortage across the nation ventilators… Advisories & Comments – American…

Breaking! New Lawsuit Filed By ALDF Combats Sham Rescue Groups Who Are Still Selling Puppies Despite ‘Retail Pet Sale Ban’ In CA

Animal Legal Defense Fund announced that a settlement agreement has been reached with the Animal Kingdom pet store in a high-profile lawsuit over a puppy laundering scheme to unlawfully circumvent the California “retail pet sale ban” — a law that…

21 health and medical groups speak out against EPA finalizing a rule that could undermine the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a final rule that threatens to undermine the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards. The American Lung Association, Allergy & Asthma Network, Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments, American… Advisories & Comments –…

21 health and medical groups speak out against EPA finalizing a rule that could undermine the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a final rule that threatens to undermine the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards. The American Lung Association, Allergy & Asthma Network, Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments, American… Advisories & Comments –…

In Response To A Lawsuit By Conservation Groups, The U.S. Forest Service Will Halt Road Construction This Summer In Northern Idaho To Protect Grizzly Bears

In response to a lawsuit filed by five conservation groups, federal agencies earlier this week agreed to forego planned summer construction on the Bog Creek Road project in northern Idaho. Earlier this year, the U.S. Forest Service and U.S. Customs and Border…

Leading Health Care Groups Issue Urgent Call for Federal Action to Address Medical Equipment Shortages

  WASHINGTON, D.C., March 30, 2020 — As longstanding organizations representing and supporting those on the front lines who are risking their lives caring for the world’s most vulnerable patients, we stand united in voicing our concern over the … Advisories…

28 Patient and consumer groups urge the administration to implement a special enrollment period for Healthcare.gov

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 1, 2020 – 28 patient and consumer groups representing millions of people nationwide with pre-existing health conditions issued the following statement regarding the administration’s decision not to initiate a special enrollment… Advisories & Comments – American Heart…

More than 200 patient groups call on Administration to take additional action to alleviate critical shortage of ventilators, PPE, ensure safety of providers, patients

Today, more than patient advocacy, medical and public health organizations sent a letter to senior Trump Administration officials, appealing to the Administration to take immediate action to alleviate the critical shortage across the nation ventilators… Advisories & Comments – American…

21 health and medical groups speak out against EPA finalizing a rule that could undermine the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a final rule that threatens to undermine the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards. The American Lung Association, Allergy & Asthma Network, Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments, American… Advisories & Comments –…

Breaking! Conservation Groups Work To Stop The Killing Of Endangered Wolves Over Conflicts With Livestock In Washington

Conservation groups petitioned the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission yesterday for rules limiting when the state can kill endangered wolves over conflicts with livestock. The state has killed 31 wolves since 2012, relying on a protocol that skews heavily toward lethal and…