Public Health

Successful Farming: Petition Calls for EPA Regulation of Large Dairy and Hog Farms

Petition Calls for EPA Regulation of Large Dairy and Hog Farms This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. Two dozen environmental and consumer groups, including the Sierra Club and Government Accountability Project, petitioned the EPA on Tuesday to regulate large dairy and hog operations under federal air pollution laws. “The EPA has [...]

The Daily Californian: Reparations for CA forced sterlization survivors: Support AB 1007

Reparations for CA forced sterilization survivors: Support AB 1007 This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. Between 1909 and 1979, California forcibly sterilized over 20,000 people of color, people with disabilities and imprisoned people. Based on white supremacist eugenics laws and ableist conceptions of who was “unfit to reproduce,” people [...]

Blaze Media: PETA, other animal rights groups back pro-life activist facing multimillion dollar lawsuit

PETA, other animal rights groups back pro-life activist facing multimillion dollar lawsuit This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and several other animal rights and free speech groups are backing a pro-life activist who is facing a multimillion dollar lawsuit for exposing, through undercover journalism, Planned [...]

The Intercept: “Dying of Cold”: ICE Detainees Freezing in Southern Prisons

“Dying of Cold”: ICE Detainees Freezing in Southern Prisons This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. IN LOUISIANA AND Texas, immigrants seeking asylum are facing dire conditions in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention centers hit by this week’s extreme cold. At the South Texas Family Residential Center in Dilley, Texas, advocates [...]

Press Release: Government Accountability Project, National COSH, and 100+ Worker Groups Release 2021 Agenda for Worker Safety and Health

For Immediate Release: February 3, 2021 Government Accountability Project, National COSH, and 100+ Worker Groups Release 2021 “Agenda for Worker Safety and Health” OSHA a catastrophic failure during pandemic – agenda outlines how Biden-Harris Administration can protect workers and rebuild our economy WASHINGTON – As we hit the one-year anniversary of COVID-19 entering the United [...]

GoLocalProv: Controversial Chemical Used in Oil Spills, Banned in Many Countries, Can Be Used in Narragansett Bay

Controversial Chemical Used in Oil Spills, Banned in Many Countries, Can Be Used in Narragansett Bay This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. A chemical dispersant that is linked to making thousands of members of the Coast Guard as well as clean-up workers sick in the Gulf oil spill of 2010 [...]

Explica: More migrant women join the demand for gynecological abuses in a detention center-CVBJ

More migrant women join the demand for gynecological abuses in a detention center-CVBJ This article features Government Accountability Project and our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. Nail 40 immigrant women in a Georgia detention center have filed a class action lawsuit in which they claim they suffered medical abuse when subjected to Unnecessary surgical procedures [...]

The Whitehead Journal of Diplomacy and International Relations: The Future of Immigration and Customs Enforcement Under a Biden Administration

The Future of Immigration and Customs Enforcement Under a Biden Administration This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. During the Trump administration, a substantial number of human rights violations were committed by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency. ICE detention facilities held migrant detainees in inhumane conditions with [...]

News One: Migrant Women File Suit Alleging Abuse and Nonconsensual Hysterectomies at Georgia Detention Center

Migrant Women File Suit Alleging Abuse and Nonconsensual Hysterectomies at Georgia Detention Center This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here.  A new class-action lawsuit claims dozens of migrant women have suffered medical abuse or endured nonconsensual surgeries while being detained in Georgia. The legal action was ignited by a Black nurse [...]

Common Dreams: Class-Action Suit Sought Over ‘Disturbing Pattern of Inhumane Medical Abuse’ of ICE Detainees Including Forced Hysterectomies

Class-Action Suit Sought Over ‘Disturbing Pattern of Inhumane Medical Abuse’ of ICE Detainees Including Forced Hysterectomies This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. Lawyers representing a group of migrant women detained at a Georgia facility run by Immigration and Customs Enforcement are seeking a class-action lawsuit as they allege "a [...]

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