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Exxon & ALEC run illegal lobbying scheme

ExxonMobil and the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) are running an illegal scheme to promote the oil giant’s climate denial policies and legislative agenda in violation of U.S. tax law governing charitable organizations, according to charges filed by the Center…

Trump fighting presidential vote recount

The Trump campaign filed a legal petition to stop Michigan’s presidential recount, saying Jill Stein has no chance of winning and a hand tally could delay the Electoral College vote scheduled for December 19. The Green party presidential candidate held a press conference…

Recipe for disaster?

If urgent action to curb climate change is necessary for the preservation of life on this planet, the incoming Trump administration may fast track an extinction level event. In the coming days,  President-elect Donald Trump is likely to nominate candidates for…

Township violated religious rights

The Justice Department filed a lawsuit against Bernards Township alleging that the municipality violated the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act of 2000 (RLUIPA) when it denied zoning approval to allow the Islamic Society of Basking Ridge to build a…