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Stop-and-Frisk Attorneys Encouraged by Carter Appointment

Mon, 12/30/2013 - 12:54

In response to the announcement that Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio has selected former United States Attorney Zachary Carter as incoming Corporation Counsel for the City of New York, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) issued the following statement:

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As Florida Population Closes In on New York's, Growth Comes at Steep Cost to Wildlife

Mon, 12/30/2013 - 12:40

Florida will soon overtake New York as the third-most populous state in the country, according to the U.S. Census Bureau population estimates released today. The news comes as Florida’s world-famous wildlife continues to struggle against habitat loss, urban sprawl, water withdrawals and other effects of rapid human population growth in recent decades.

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As Florida Population Closes In on New York's, Growth Comes at Steep Cost to Wildlife

Mon, 12/30/2013 - 12:40

Florida will soon overtake New York as the third-most populous state in the country, according to the U.S. Census Bureau population estimates released today. The news comes as Florida’s world-famous wildlife continues to struggle against habitat loss, urban sprawl, water withdrawals and other effects of rapid human population growth in recent decades.

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Military Veterans to Protest Sen. Kirk's Bill Undermining Negotiations with Iran

Mon, 12/30/2013 - 10:11

On Tuesday, December 31st, U.S. military veterans will join peace activists for a press conference and emergency picket outside of the downtown office of Illinois Senator Mark Kirk, to oppose his impending introduction of a bill they fear will ratchet up the possibility of a military conflict with Iran. They’ll gather for the action at noon at the northwest corner of Jackson and Dearborn, outside the Federal Building.

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Military Veterans to Protest Sen. Kirk's Bill Undermining Negotiations with Iran

Mon, 12/30/2013 - 10:11

On Tuesday, December 31st, U.S. military veterans will join peace activists for a press conference and emergency picket outside of the downtown office of Illinois Senator Mark Kirk, to oppose his impending introduction of a bill they fear will ratchet up the possibility of a military conflict with Iran. They’ll gather for the action at noon at the northwest corner of Jackson and Dearborn, outside the Federal Building.

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