April

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Chicagoans organize to keep health clinics open

Patient advocate N'Dana Carter chaired the conference. She reminded everyone that the clinic was reopened under the influence of a community protest.

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Animal rights activists fighting “Ag-Gag” laws

Forms of torture such as skinning calves alive, forcing badly injured animals into a slaughter line are made public because activists document them.

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Activists say BP cut corners on Gulf oil cleanup

Protesters and environmental activists declared that the oil company had seriously cut corners in its cleanup of the 2010 disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Is the sting of Bayer pesticides responsible for bee decline?

Bayer pesticides, are responsible for the deaths of bees worldwide; despite this fact, the company is refusing to cease its marketing of these hazardous agrochemicals.

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After dog deaths, owners campaign against Nestle Purina

Safranek, a Brooklyn Heights, Ohio resident, said of her nine year-old fox terrier, "Waggin' Train Wholesome Chicken Jerky Treats were the last thing Sampson ate before he fell ill."

President Obama and Californians weigh in on health care debate

Declaring the health law "constitutional," the president said, "We are confident that this will be upheld because it should be upheld."

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Demonstrators protest raids at medical pot facilities

Protesters, many of them medical marijuana users, massed in downtown Oakland to protest the raiding by federal agents of Oaksterdam University, which trains workers for the medical marijuana industry.

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Cat rescuers hold Caboodle Ranch owner accountable (with video)

"What a lucrative business, charging desperate, caring people to take homeless cats at $100 to $200 each. When they die a month later, he just takes more."