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The Boy Scouts of America Clarifies Membership Policy

IRVING, Texas, June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Contrary to media reports, the Boy Scouts of America has no plans to change its membership policy. The introduction of a resolution does not indicate the organization is “reviewing” a policy or signal a change in direction. Resolution: In April, a single individual submitted a resolution asking the Boy Scouts to consider amending its policy on ...

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Supreme Court Decision May Not Matter to ObamaCare Authors

TUCSON, Ariz., June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The late libertarian economist Murray Rothbard wrote that laws are generally passed to grant some privilege to those who advocate them. So we must always ask “Who benefits?” writes G. Keith Smith, M.D., founder of Surgery Center of Oklahoma(www.surgerycenterok.com), in the summer 2012 issue of the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons, http://www.jpands.org/vol17no2/smith.pdf. Smith believes that the main supporters of the Affordable ...

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Conservative CAPE PAC Pledges Continued Support for Ted Cruz in Texas Republican Runoff

Conservative Group Supports Cruz in the GOP Senate Primary WASHINGTON, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — With 62 days left until the Republican Senate runoff race in Texas, the Coalition of Americans for Political Equality PAC (CAPE PAC) will continue its educational and GOTV campaign for state Solicitor General Rafael Edward “Ted” Cruz in his bid against Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst, it was announced today. Emerging from a ...

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Ted Cruz Underdog Victory in Texas Primary

AUSTIN, Texas, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — In a true Tea Party vs. establishment showdown, fiscally conservative candidate Ted Cruz forced establishment candidate David Dewhurst to a runoff election.  The runoff election is expected to take place in late July. “For the past year FreedomWorks for America has been preparing activists and building grassroots communities across the state so that Texas Tea Partiers were ready to support Cruz in ...

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Young Professionals Say More Business Creation, Less Government Solves Unemployment

Generation opportunity

WASHINGTON, May 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Generation Opportunity’s field team continued their grassroots organizing efforts in North Carolina at BusinessExpo 2012, presented by theGreater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, and the Piedmont Triad Business Showcase, organized by theGreensboro Chamber of Commerce. More than 2,000 young professionals, entrepreneurs, and business leaders attended the event in Raleigh, where Generation Opportunity’s staff met with and listened to hundreds of young adults. ...

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A Salute To America’s Heroes

Portion of Sales Benefit Military Heroes and Their Families DAVIE, Fla., May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Guy Harvey Inc., is proud to unveil its new United States Armed Forces Collection, a collectible series of custom designed products representing all five military branches. World renowned for his realistic marine wildlife artwork and his tireless conservation efforts, internationally recognized artist Guy Harvey will be giving ...

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Confidence in Congress Stays at Lowest Point in Almost Fifty Years

NEW YORK, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The Harris Poll has been measuring the confidence of the American public in the leaders of major institutions since 1966. After seeing drops in confidence in almost all institutions last year, there is some stability this year as well as some small upward levels of confidence. However, some institutions are still at all time lows. Again this ...

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Fewer Immigrants and Newborns, More Elderly Slow U.S. Population Growth

WASHINGTON, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Lower immigration levels, population aging, and declining fertility rates are driving a decline in U.S. population growth, according to a new Population Reference Bureau (PRB) analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data. Between 2010 and 2011, the U.S. population increased by 0.7 percent, after averaging 0.9 percent growth each year from 2000 through 2010, reported Mark Mather, PRB associate vice president ...

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California “Money-Grab” Causing Layoffs

LOS ANGELES, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — You’d think that California would be fostering small businesses, especially ones that clean the environment and enhance public safety. Instead, a group of California District Attorneys have cost one 26 year old California small business their largest customer and forced layoffs for 12 employees. It all goes back to 2009 when California made it illegal to employ the word “biodegradable” on packaging. Many ...

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Research Shows Universities and Colleges Are Missing Out on Critical Revenue Stream

New research suggests that higher education institutions need more focus on providing relevant offerings in order to capitalize on corporate education and training dollars  TORONTO, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Destiny Solutions, the leading innovator of lifelong learning business solutions, today announced the results of a research project commissioned to bring additional attention to the market potential of corporate partnerships for higher education ...

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Iran Military Chief Vows to Annihilate Israel

NEW YORK, May 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — AJC called today’s Iranian vow to annihilate Israel another unmistakable signal that, despite international pressure to date, the regime in Tehran has not changed its genocidal aims. “Iran has made clear through a record of deadly terrorism worldwide — against the U.S., Argentina, Great Britain, Israel, Saudi Arabia, and others — what it does without nuclear weapons. Now, just imagine what an Iran with nuclear-weapons capability would ...

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The Public Swimming Pool: A Summer Respite or Communal Bathtub?

New Survey Finds Majority of American Adults Skip the Shower before Getting in the Pool, Contributing to an Unhealthy Swimming Experience WASHINGTON, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — As Memorial Day approaches heralding the summer pool season, a new survey on swimmer hygiene conducted by the Water Quality & Health Council (WQHC) finds that although nearly all Americans (93 percent) say they would never re-use someone ...

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Virginia Governor McDonnell Signs Voter ID Bill & Challenges Obama Justice Department

WASHINGTON, May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Republican National Lawyers Association (RNLA) today issued the following statement concerning the voter identification legislation signed by Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell: “Governor McDonnell’s signature of this voter ID bill is a step in the right direction for the Commonwealth of Virginia and sends a message that the integrity of each and every vote matters,” said Michael Thielen, executive director of the ...

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Steve Jobs Movie Begins Filming in the Original Apple Garage

Ashton Kutcher Stars in Title Role LOS ANGELES, May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The film chronicling the life of Steve Jobs, the Apple Inc. co-founder and charismatic master of innovation, begins principal photography in June and in keeping with the project’s commitment to accuracy and authenticity, will film early scenes in the actual Los Altos home where Jobs grew up and in the historic garage where ...

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Obama Czar Cass Sunstein Awarded 2012 Regulatory Innovation Award

NEW YORK, May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Morrison & Foerster LLP announced Cass Sunstein, Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs in the White House Office of Management and Budget, as this year’s recipient of the Burton Foundation’s annual Regulatory Innovation Award.  Morrison & Foerster established this award in 2008 through the Burton Foundation to honor an academic or non-elected public ...

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