Opioids lead child-poisoning stats; Antibiotics and Sex; Hate Crimes Growing in U.S.; NY Offering Classes in Marijuana Cultivation

March 31, 2023

Opioids Are Leading Cause of Child Poisoning A new recently announced study in the journal Pediatrics revealed that children are also severely impacted by the opioid crisis. An analysis of 731 poisoning-related deaths of children ages 5 and younger shows that opioids including fentanyl and heroin were the leading cause of loss of life almost […]

ADL, NAACP, Sleeping Giants, Common Sense, Free Press & Color of Change Call for Global Corporations to Pause Advertising on Facebook to Stop Hate Online

June 17, 2020

As Facebook has fueled the spread of hate online, a new campaign, #StopHateforProfit, organizes global corporations standing in solidarity against such hate. New York, NY, June 17, 2020 … In response to Facebook’s repeated failure to meaningfully address the vast proliferation of hate on its platforms, six organizations today announced a new campaign, #StopHateforProfit, that […]

ADL Holds Third Annual Law Enforcement Training Conference

September 14, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:        Aaron Ahlquist                         aahlquist@adl.org or (504) 780-5602 ADL HOLDS THIRD ANNUAL LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING CONFERENCE New Orleans, LA, September 13, 2019 … Law enforcement professionals from Arkansas, Mississippi, and Louisiana convened on September 12, 2019 for the Third Annual ADL(Anti-Defamation League) Law Enforcement Conference. Experts from ADL’s Center on […]

Countering Hate: An Interview with Aaron Ahlquist of the ADL

August 26, 2019

It seems to me that, in the battle between nature and nurture, it’s nurture that proves to be our undoing when it comes to learning hate. If it indeed “takes a village”, and ones village is filled with militia-men and women, generational racists, and other so-called “economically distressed” persons, then what kind of individual will […]

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