August 22, 2016

The American Prospect, August 22, 2016 by Abby Rapoport When Denton, Texas, passed a fracking ban in November 2014, it was national news. The story seemed out of a movie, a David-and-Goliath tale in which a scrappy band of citizens goes up against big industry and wins… Sure enough, despite widespread local …

August 15, 2016

The Michigan Daily August 10, 2016 by Brian Kuang and Ishi Mori The recently approved city ordinance raising the minimum age of tobacco purchase to 21 in Ann Arbor has been met with a cold reception from local business owners directly impacted by the law. At last week’s City Council meeting, about a …

May 18, 2016

Americans for Nonsmokers’ Rights: Anatomy of Successful Grassroots Umbrella Group Americans for Nonsmokers’ Rights (ANR) and the American Nonsmokers’ Rights Foundation have been leading the charge to protect nonsmokers from secondhand smoke since 1976. They started out as a small group of concerned citizens who were tired of breathing other people’s …