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Contract With Black America Fulfilled: New Empowerment Legislation Introduced – February 1996

Date of Issue: February 24, 1996 General Information Contact: Project 21 Director House Leadership Backs Reforms Expected To Sweep Away Welfare State With A Plan of Hope and OpportunityHouse Speaker Gingrich Expected to Attend Press Conference Fulfilling Terms of Project 21's "Contract With Black America" on Tuesday, February 27 at ...
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Project 21 Letter to the Congress of the United States on Church Burnings

Dear Member of Congress: As Chairman of the African-American leadership group Project 21, I am writing to let you know about a disturbing trend: the burning of black churches. Since January 1995, 17 churches in Alabama, Louisiana, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas have been damaged by arsonists. I am sending ...
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Food and Drug Administration Takes on the First, Fourth and Fifth Amendments, by Nate Stewart

National Policy Analysis #147 /
Backed by the Clinton Administration, the Food and Drug Administration is waging its latest crusade against tobacco. The FDA seeks to finger nicotine as a drug, cigarettes a drug delivery device, and, despite the recent increase in illegal drug use by teens, tobacco companies as drug lords number one. In ...
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Project 21 Letter to the Congress of the United States on Church Burnings – 2/96

February 9, 1996 Dear Member of Congress: As Chairman of the African-American leadership group Project 21, I am writing to let you know about a disturbing trend: the burning of black churches. Since January 1995, 17 churches in Alabama, Louisiana, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas have been damaged by arsonists ...
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Renewing Communities by Helping Business: Summary of Business Provisions in H.R. 3467, The American Community Renewal Act of 1996

Although the title of this bill, sponsored by Rep. Jim Talent (R-MO) and Rep. J.C. Watts (R-OK), emphasizes that it will save children, the most interesting part is how it proposes to do so: By encouraging investment and development in America's economically-depressed areas. Indeed, one of this bill's primary focuses ...
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Congressional Resolution on Church Burnings

The following resolution was written by Project 21 at the request of and for the consideration of the Congress of the United States in May, 1996. Whereas the foundation of a free society is forged of justice, truth, and self-governance; Whereas America is established as a free society; Whereas freedom ...
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President Clinton Regulates Tobacco for Political Gain, David A. Ridenour

Opinion/Editorial by David A. Ridenour, Vice President of The National Center for Public Policy Research Published October 1995 Although the President claims that his decision to impose new regulations on tobacco is based on a desire to protect children from "the deadly temptation of tobacco and its skillful marketing," his ...
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Americans Could Pay for New Automobile Standards With Their Lives, by Bob Adams

An opinion/editorial piece published October 1995 by Bob Adams of The National Center for Public Policy Research More people will die, environmental degradation will increase and jobs that families depend on will be needlessly destroyed if a regulation supported by the Clinton Administration -- and environmentalists -- is expanded further ...
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If Your Family Needs A Mini-Van, You’d Better Buy It Soon

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Activities at the September 15 Environmental Policy Task Force Meeting chaired by David Ridenour of The National Center for Public Policy Research. Why Did the House Put 17 Appropriations Restrictions on the EPA? John Shanahan of The Heritage Foundation distributed Heritage Foundation Issue Bulletin #213, which explains the purpose of ...
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Poll Shows Union Members Oppose Having Their Dues Used for Political Agenda

Press Release /
A majority of union members do not realize organized labor is using union dues for political purposes, and a strong majority opposes them doing so, says a new national survey conducted by the Luntz Research Companies. The national survey revealed that: 58% of union members did not know that the ...
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The American Fisheries Act: Special Interest Politics at Its Worst, by John Carlisle

Congress is currently considering whether to approve a controversial piece of legislation known as "The American Fisheries Act." Introduced in the U.S. Senate by Senator Ted Stevens (R-AK) as S. 1221 and in the House of Representatives by Congressman Jim Saxton (R-NJ) as H.R. 4180, the bill is ostensibly designed ...
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Don Imus is “Right-Wing”?

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Says the Independent: The right-wing US broadcasters who fill the air with invective operate way beyond the conventions of good taste. But now one of them has gone too far. Who knew? ...
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Stop Segregating Black History Month

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Stacy Swimp, a member of the National Center’s Project 21 black leadership network, notes the origin of “Black History Month” is rooted more in fostering “unity” among all Americans regardless of race. But that’s not the way it is usually presented nowadays. But that’s not the way it is usually ...
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