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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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84 examples:

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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 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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

The latest French government crackdown on the Roma communities in France has drawn protests from rights advocacy groups but not from the European Union itself, which is usually quick on the draw over any human rights controversies outside the EU.
(UPI - Emerging Threats, )

Two major advocacy groups for low-income Californians are calling on the Federal Reserve to reject the proposed $3.4-billion acquisition of Pasadena’s OneWest Bank by CIT Group -- at least until community groups can sound off at a public hearing.
(E. Scott Reckard in Los Angeles Times - Money & Company, )

House Republicans are accusing the Obama administration of letting millions of dollars from recent mortgage-lending settlements go toward politically favored advocacy groups, in turn "shortchanging" the people originally harmed by the financial crisis.
(Fox News - Politics, )

With the announcement that fast food's Big Three -- McDonald's, Wendy's and Burger King -- are all offering healthier options for drinks in the kids' meal menus, advocacy groups say the move is long overdue in the face of rising U.S. childhood obesity.
(Tech Times - Health, )

Two of Canada's biggest telecommunications companies are asking Canada's broadcast regulator to toss out a 'frivolous' complaint from consumer advocacy groups alleging that Bell's CraveTV streaming service restricts Canadians' access to streamed TV shows.
(David Friend in CBC News - Technology & Science, )

Following a highly public spat last year with advocacy groups for Latino Americans, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., announced Thursday that its annual honors recognizing artists in various fields will feature two Latino names.
(David Ng in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

Labor and advocacy groups are seeking an investigation into whether Wal-Mart violated federal election laws by soliciting employees for donations to its political-action committee in exchange for charitable contributions to a fund that helps Wal-Mart employees in need.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

In a settlement with a coalition of animal advocacy groups, Mendocino County has agreed to suspend renewal of its contract with a federal wildlife management agency pending completion of an environmental impact report that will consider nonlethal methods of predator control.
(Louis Sahagun in Los Angeles Times - Science, )

A federal investigation that included surprise inspections was unable to substantiate 16 accusations by advocacy groups that the government packed into frigid cells children caught crossing the border alone, made them sleep on hard floors and provided inadequate food or medical care.
(Fox News - Politics, )

California lawmakers and advocacy groups are ramping up efforts to win national monument designation for four scenic vistas in the state, from vast stretches of the Mojave Desert to redwood stands along the Pacific Coast Highway to canyons and mountains near the state's famous wine country.
(Fox News - Politics, )

The decision sides with Wisconsin Right to Life, Inc. and its state political action committee, which sued to block the enforcement of multiple state statutes and rules against groups that spend money for political speech independently of candidates and parties ¬ so called issue advocacy groups.
(Fox News - Politics, )

POPVOX provides a 360-degree view of every bill and resolution, organized by issue area to enable easy discovery, and aggregating personal letters from people just like you, as well as professional opinions from advocacy groups and trade associations, and using location-based data to show you what Congress is actually hearing from verified constituents.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

At a recent congressional briefing spearheaded by Congresswoman Katharine Clark and domestic violence advocacy groups, Michelle Garcia (director of the Stalking Resource Center), game developer Zoe Quinn, John Wilkinson of AEquitas, and I talked about the prevalence of online threats, the harms victims experience, law enforcement's difficulties enforcing existing threats laws, the First Amendment issues, and legislative next steps.
(Forbes - Technology, )

A new article attributes ADHD's global growth to five trends: expanded, overseas lobbying efforts by drug companies; the growth of biological psychiatry; the adaptation of the American-based Diagnostic and Statistical Manual standards, which are broader and have a lower threshold for diagnosing ADHD; promotion of pharmaceutical treatments by ADHD advocacy groups that work closely with drug companies; and the easy availability of ADHD information and self-diagnosis via the Internet.
(Science Daily - News, )

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