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October 09, 2014
The human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people have been a top priority of the Obama Administration.  President Obama’s leadership has yielded advancements in the...
September 25, 2014
(Excerpt) Debate over an appropriate legal authorization for the Obama Administration’s planned military campaign against the Islamic State in Iraq and Al-Shâm (ISIS) has highlighted the...
September 12, 2014
Myth: Terrorists have traditionally been tried in military commissions. Fact: Federal civilian criminal courts have convicted nearly 500 individuals on terrorism-related charges since 9/11....
August 14, 2014
In light of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s embrace of “illiberal democracy,” President Obama should push back on Hungary and support removing the country from the Governing Council of the...
August 05, 2014
From 2009 to 2014 the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI) conducted a comprehensive oversight review of the CIA's interrogation and detention program in the years following 9/11. ...
August 05, 2014
What is the report? The report was compiled by the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI), the Senate committee charged with conducting oversight of the CIA's secret activities. SSCI...
July 25, 2014
“It ought to concern every person, because it is a debasement of our common humanity. It ought to concern every community, because it tears at our social fabric. It ought to concern every business,...
July 10, 2014
Question: Is separate congressional authorization needed for United States military action against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in Iraq and Syria? Answer: Yes. As neither the...
July 08, 2014
1. Fund an Alternatives to Detention (ATD) Initiative   Justification: Immigration detention facilities are not appropriate settings for children and parents with children. ...
June 23, 2014
GENERAL RESOURCES  Download Global Business Coalition Against Trafficking (gBCAT) gBCAT’s mission is to “mobilize the power, resources, and thought leadership of the business...

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