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Sentences with the noun Advocacy groups

4 examples:

Several advocacy groups are opposed to the mergers.
(Tech Times - Future Tech, )

Thousands attended the anti-NSA rally in D.C. organized by a coalition of advocacy groups.
(USA Today - National, )

When tribute is paid on Remembrance Day to the soldiers, sailors and flyers killed in the service of Canada during two world wars, Canadians also need to think about citizenship, say two advocacy groups.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

The deadline, denounced as “racist” and unfair by advocacy groups this week, is the result of Ottawa imposing a four-year limit on its controversial temporary foreign workers program on April 2011.
(The Vancouver Sun - Business, )

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92 examples:

The campaign announced state co-chairs over specific issues and advocacy groups.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

The approval drew criticism from advocacy groups saying this is against civil rights.
(Tech Times - Health, )

Advocacy groups push patients to see specialists and exercise to help treat movement diseases.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

The gruelling 11-hour session was attended by patients, their families and drug advocacy groups.
(Tech Times - Health, )

Business advocacy groups say lawmakers’ inaction on infrastructure spending threatens the economic recovery.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Two advocacy groups left for Turkey to meet with the officials, who may include Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
(The New York Times - World News, )

The high court said it would constitute a five-judge panel to hear an appeal by advocacy groups challenging the 2013...
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

Google, Yahoo and Microsoft representatives met with privacy advocacy groups in Europe about ramifications of the ruling.
(Tech Times - Biz Tech, )

Advocacy groups said Friday they were alarmed by reports civilians were caught up in the escalating violence in South Sudan.
(UPI - Emerging Threats, )

There is evidence of the deployment of cluster bombs in Syria and eastern Ukraine, a leading disarmament advocacy groups said.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Nine privacy advocacy groups have walked out from facial recognition talks, issuing a joint statement to explain their decision.
(Tech Times - Biz Tech, )

Advocacy groups are taking advantage of a new requirement that District of Columbia taxicabs have back-seat screens by showing ads.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

The Chinese authorities have characterized the unrest as terrorism, but Uighur advocacy groups have blamed a sweeping security crackdown.
(The New York Times - World News, )

The predigital generation is receiving help navigating the wired world from senior centers, advocacy groups and specially designed devices.
(The New York Times - Business, )

Advocacy groups criticized the movement, calling for more definite solutions that will answer the entirety of the country's Internet needs.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

Consumer advocacy groups believe providers may begin charging content companies such as Netflix, Facebook or ESPN for faster Internet speeds.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Dozens of Web companies and advocacy groups are planning an online protest Wednesday to urge regulators to ban any fast lanes on the Internet.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

After a decade of lobbying by prisoner advocacy groups, the Federal Communications Commission on Friday voted to lower inmate phone call rates.
(Ricardo Lopez and Christine Mai-Duc in Los Angeles Times - Money & Company, )

The authorities carried out at least 157 executions in 2015, with beheadings reaching their highest level in two decades, advocacy groups said.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Facebook announces that it will allow users to customise their gender, after consulting on the subject with gay and transgender advocacy groups.
(BBC News - World News, )

The Environmental Protection Agency and advocacy groups react to the Supreme Court ruling requiring it to consider cost when issuing regulations.
(UPI - News, )

Given the mounting death toll related to painkillers, many state health officials and advocacy groups fear Zohydro has a high potential for abuse.
(The New York Times - Science, )

Energy company Royal Dutch Shell picked the wrong city to serve as a base operations for its offshore Alaska program, advocacy groups said Monday.
(UPI - Energy Resources, )

A trade group representing the owners of some 80 percent of American theaters allied itself with advocacy groups for the deaf and hearing-impaired.
(The New York Times - Business, )

A Tibetan monk died Tuesday after setting himself on fire near his monastery in Sichuan Province, Tibetan exile and advocacy groups said Wednesday.
(The New York Times - World News, )

The arrest of Ms. Badawi, who has pushed for more rights for women, is the kingdom’s latest effort to clamp down on dissent, advocacy groups said.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Environmental advocacy groups praised pledges made by the U.S. and Chinese governments on climate change initiatives as a breakthrough for momentum.
(UPI - Energy Resources, )

Environmental advocacy groups have walked out on U.N. climate talks in Warsaw, Poland, to protest what they called slow action and lack of commitment.
(UPI - Science News, )

A Washington food advocacy groups questions Coca-Cola's TV ad suggesting Olympic skier Ted Ligety's success is due to his consumption of it soft drink.
(UPI - Health News, )

Since legislation failed on Capitol Hill, immigrant advocacy groups have turned their focus on the president, demanding that he halt most deportations.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

The governor of Texas has seized control of the energy narrative in the state by passing a ban on local measures against fracking, advocacy groups said.
(UPI - Energy Resources, )

Consumer advocacy groups are demanding Ottawa take action now to address the flood of complaints pouring in about the new mandated $25 basic TV packages.
(Sophia Harris in CBC News - Business, )

Advocacy groups said they filed a lawsuit against the Department of Transportation for not responding to calls to pull crude oil rail cars out of service.
(UPI - Energy Resources, )

Two advocacy groups that filed a lawsuit last month against the state say children are being rescued from one bad situation only to end up in another one.
(The New York Times - Health, )

Environmental advocacy groups said U.S. regulators need to restart their review process for an export license for liquefied natural gas from Cove Point, Md.
(UPI - Business News, )

A federal decision to give conditional approval to Shell to drill in the arctic waters off the coast of Alaska was an egregious error, advocacy groups said.
(UPI - Energy Resources, )

Environmental advocacy groups sent a letter to the British government Thursday arguing solar energy could be cheaper than oil with the right policies in place.
(UPI - Energy Resources, )

Two advocacy groups, the Sierra Club and Oil Change International, said multilateral development banks weren't doing enough ensure the poor have enough energy.
(UPI - Energy Resources, )

Two health care advocacy groups filed a complaint against CoventryOne, Cigna, Humana and Preferred Medical Plan for what they said was discrimination in Florida.
(The New York Times - Business, )

Ezra Nawi has become a symbol in the battle between advocacy groups on opposite sides of Israel’s political spectrum, and the debate over the nature of Israel.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Dozens of patient advocacy groups gathered for a congressional briefing at Capitol Hill saying that this model is unsustainable in the current health care system.
(UPI - Health News, )

Argentina is celebrating an agricultural success in China that is seen likely to blunt advocacy groups' frequent campaigns against genetically modified food crops.
(UPI - Business News, )

Calling for the return of the Dalai Lama from exile, Yeshi Khando self-immolated in a Tibetan area of China and is believed to have died, two advocacy groups said.
(The New York Times - World News, )

The Department of Veterans Affairs wants to change the decades-old way in which veterans file for disability claims -- and it has veterans advocacy groups outraged.
(Fox News - Politics, )

The Harper government is signalling its intention to use hate crime laws against Canadian advocacy groups that encourage boycotts of Israel, Neil Macdonald reports.
(Neil Macdonald in CBC News - Canada, )

The decision pleased various advocacy groups and local communities, who think that oil drilling could affect economies and possibly cause oil spills and other dangers.
(Tech Times - Science, )

The White House published a draft of the Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights Act three years in the making late February, but not all privacy advocacy groups are satisfied.
(Tracey Lien in Los Angeles Times - Technology, )

Although the chemical has been deemed safe by the F.D.A. at current levels, consumers and advocacy groups are urging companies to remove BPA or find safer alternatives.
(The New York Times - Business, )

Two years ago, in a preemptive move, Shell sued a host of environmental and advocacy groups to prevent them from suing Shell over its plans to drill for oil in the Arctic.
(Maria L. La Ganga in Los Angeles Times - National News, )

Advocacy groups like the American Civil Liberties Union had challenged a GOP-backed measure requiring Pennsylvania voters to have a state-issued ID before casting a ballot.
(Fox News - Politics, )

Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy dealt a speedy setback Monday to conservative advocacy groups that had sought to shield the names of their major donors in California.
(David G. Savage in Los Angeles Times - National News, )

Child advocacy groups are expressing concern over Shawn Mendes's marketing campaign that encouraging young fans to buy multiple copies of the teen-pop heart-throb's debut album.
(Nick Patch in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

Consumer advocacy groups say marketing aimed at children has permeated the YouTube app designed specifically for children, and they are asking the government to examine the issue.
(The New York Times - Technology, )

In an open letter, some of the biggest names in tech, along with leading advocacy groups, ask Congress to expedite the right to be transparent about government surveillance of users.
(CNET News - Politics and Law, )

A coalition of advocacy groups claim that YouTube Kids should be investigated by the Federal Trade Commission for possibly violating regulations on advertisements targeted at children.
(Tech Times - Biz Tech, )

National advocacy groups are encouraging mosques to turn themselves into voter registration centers before the November election so that Muslims can make their voices heard at the polls.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Ten advocacy groups argue that the maker of Ring Pops collected and publicly posted the photos and user names of children on social media sites without obtaining their parents’ consent.
(The New York Times - Technology, )

Information technology companies stand to lose billions of dollars of business because of concerns their services are neither secure nor private, U.S. advocacy groups for the industry say.
(UPI - Business News, )

A Shawn Mendes marketing campaign encouraging young fans to buy every single copy of the teen-pop heart-throb's new album from local stores is eliciting outrage from child advocacy groups.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

A coalition of advocacy groups sued the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, seeking to vacate its approvals of several livestock-feed products that are widely used to add weight to farm animals.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

Immigrant advocacy groups are warning that tens of thousands of people could lose insurance because they won't meet a deadline to prove to the federal government they are legally in the country.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

Thousands gathered for an information session organized by advocacy groups offering unauthorized immigrants assessments of whether they meet the requirements to apply to stay in the United States.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Stephen Harper used to contend that money doesn't influence the outcome of elections, and he used to rail against any attempt to limit the amounts outside advocacy groups could spend during campaigns.
(Joan Bryden in CBC News - Politics, )

More than a year after a Mexican woman hanged herself in a B.C. immigration detention centre, advocacy groups say the Canada Border Services Agency still lacks crucial oversight to prevent such deaths.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

As the Obama Administration follows through with its strategy to accelerate the deportation hearings for children from Central America, New York advocacy groups scramble to provide legal representation.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

As Google's YouTube launched its children's app in Canada on Tuesday, two U.S. child advocacy groups filed new complaints with the Federal Trade Commission over its marketing of pop and candy to children.
(CBC News in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

But the majority of journals have yet to embrace social media and so lag behind professional organizations and patient advocacy groups in their ability to disseminate information in a culturally relevant way.
(Science Daily - News, )

More than 113,000 young Latinos in California weren’t counted in the 2010 census, a new study says, and Latino advocacy groups want to be sure the U.S. Census Bureau is working to reduce that number in 2020.
(Los Angeles Times - All The Rage, )

Bank workers are routinely pressured to open more and often unneeded accounts for customers as they try to meet strict sales goals, according to a report set to be released Friday by two labor advocacy groups.
(Los Angeles Times - Business, )

Subway plans to switch to meat raised without antibiotics over the next several years after a coalition of advocacy groups planned to deliver petitions to the company's headquarters Thursday calling for the change.
(Los Angeles Times - Business, )

The federal Conservatives are denying there's any basis to a CBC News story saying the government is signalling its intention to use hate crime laws against Canadian advocacy groups that encourage boycotts of Israel.
(CBC News in CBC News - Canada, )

The Senate passed a cybersecurity bill Tuesday to encourage companies to share more information about computer attacks after lawmakers made changes to address privacy objections from high-tech firms and advocacy groups.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

Advocacy groups for polygamy and individual liberties on Saturday hailed a federal judge's ruling that key parts of Utah's polygamy laws are unconstitutional, saying it will remove the threat of arrest for those families.
(Fox News - U.S., )

Google's effort to build strong alliances with Republican politicians and conservative advocacy groups is paying dividends on Capitol Hill but has created a growing marketing and public-relations headache for the company.
(Evan Halper in Los Angeles Times - Business, )

The Obama administration is telling Customs and Border Protection agents in a busy stretch of the U.S.-Mexico crossing that they don’t have to arrest intoxicated drivers, sparking backlash from advocacy groups and others.
(Fox News - Politics, )

Child and consumer advocacy groups complained to the Federal Trade Commission Tuesday that Google’s new YouTube Kids app contains “inappropriate content,” including explicit sexual language and jokes about pedophilia.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

Democratic Institutions Minister Maryam Monsef is vowing to reduce the impact of money on federal politics amid new evidence that advocacy groups are becoming much more active in trying to influence the outcome of elections.
(Joan Bryden in CBC News - Politics, )

Advocacy groups seeking to get the British Museum to return the Parthenon Marbles to Athens expressed disappointment Thursday after Greece's culture minister said he would not launch a court challenge for the famous collection.
(Derek Gatopoulos in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

A highly touted student loan "deal" began to run into criticism Thursday as advocacy groups and Democratic lawmakers complained it would merely provide short-term relief in exchange for higher borrowing costs on future students.
(Fox News - Politics, )

Paul Ryan defended conservative advocacy groups as an "indispensable" part of the GOP coalition after Speaker John Boehner had lashed out at those same groups for opposing a bipartisan budget framework that Ryan had helped author.
(NBC News, )

The high-profile U.S.-Africa summit held last week in Washington is raising concerns among advocacy groups, given the red-carpet treatment for leaders with troubling records and the summit's relatively minor focus on human rights.
(Fox News - Politics, )

Citizens United, a conservative group synonymous with a controversial Supreme Court decision on money and elections, is filming a documentary about various Colorado "advocacy groups" and their impact on state government and policy.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

Women's advocacy groups on Thursday excoriated NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's changes to the league's personal conduct policy, saying it does not do enough to help victims and hold players who commit domestic violence accountable.
(The New York Times - Pro-Football, )

Sodas and most other sugar-sweetened drinks sold in California would be required to carry warning labels for obesity, diabetes and tooth decay under a bill introduced in Sacramento and backed by several public health advocacy groups.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - Health, )

The latest edition of an annual report petitioned by the British government suggests that, by 2050, superbugs will kill someone worldwide every three seconds if policy makers and advocacy groups don’t take action, the BBC reported.
(Fox News - Health, )

After a summer filibuster only managed to temporarily delay passage of tough new Texas abortion restrictions, advocacy groups turned to a federal judge Monday in their latest attempt to derail the law before it takes effect next week.
(Fox News - Politics, )

Chinese authorities have detained and interrogated scores of human rights lawyers and activists nationwide, prompting condemnation from the U.S. government and international advocacy groups, according to a Hong Kong-based rights group.
(CNN - World News, )

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by a Texas bank, two free-market advocacy groups and 11 states against the Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform law, saying they did not show the likelihood of financial harm from the new government authority.
(Jim Puzzanghera in Los Angeles Times - Money & Company, )

The social media service Twitter on Tuesday introduced a feature that enables political candidates and advocacy groups to raise money directly via its mobile application, making it quicker and easier to harvest small donations from followers.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

With the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, set to begin in less than 10 weeks, Los Angeles-based American Apparel has partnered with organizations Athlete Ally and All Out on a clothing line to benefit LGBT advocacy groups in Russia.
(Adam Tschorn in Los Angeles Times - All The Rage, )

Pressure continued to mount on NBC to cancel Donald Trump's guest-host appearance on this weekend's Saturday Night Live as a coalition of advocacy groups delivered petitions to the network Wednesday calling for him to be dropped from the show.
(Frazier Moore in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

Sodas and most other sugar-sweetened drinks sold in California would be required to carry warning labels for obesity, diabetes and tooth decay under a bill introduced in Sacramento on Thursday and backed by several public health advocacy groups.
(NBC News Health, )

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