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451. Seattle Weekly / Seattle, WA
Dec. 29, 2011

Seattle Weekly, a publication founded in 1976, linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Ellis E. Conklin titled "Pot Legalization Signatures to be Turned in Today." The article linked to our chart of the states with legal medical marijuana.

Seattle Weekly pot legalization signatures to be turned in today
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450. Digital Journal / Canada
Dec. 28, 2011

Digital Journal, an online alternative news journal founded in 1998, linked to Prostitution ProCon.org in an article by Katerina Nikolas titled "Afghan Wife, 15, Locked in Toilet for Five Months." The article linked to our chart on prostitution policies in 100 countries.

Digital Journal afghan wife 15 locked in toilet for five months
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449. Huffington Post / National
Dec. 27, 2011

The Huffington Post linked to Israeli-Palestinian Conflict ProCon.org in an article by Douglas Anthony Cooper titled "Part 1: 'Genghis Khan With a Computer?'"

Huffington Post Part 1 genghis khan with a computer
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448. Money Morning / Baltimore, MD
Dec. 23, 2011

Money Morning, a finance and investing news publication, linked to and referenced Insider Trading ProCon.org in an article by Associate Editor David Zeiler titled "Congress Handing Out Stock Tips to Hedge Fund Managers."

Money Morning Congress handing out stock tips to hedge fund managers
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447. Sydney Morning Herald / Sydney, Australia
Dec. 21, 2011

The Sydney Morning Herald linked to US-Iraq War ProCon.org in an article by Hussein Tahiri titled "US Withdrawal from Iraq May Trigger Revival of Internal Conflicts."

Sydney Morning Herald US withdrawal from Iraq may trigger revival of internal conflicts
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446. World War 4 Report / Brooklyn, NY
Dec. 20, 2011

World War 4 Report, a media organization focused on the global war on terror, referenced 2008 Election ProCon.org in an article by Bill Weinberg titled "Ron Paul: Oil Company Shill." The article linked to our page featuring the presidential candidates' views on drilling for oil in ANWR.

world War 4 Report Ron Paul oil companies chill
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445. CBS Radio (93.1 FM WIBC) / Indianapolis, IN
Dec. 17, 2011

Peter Dunn interviewed ProCon.org President Kamy Akhavan on his Friday Dec. 17 CBS radio program called Pete the Planner. They discussed the pros and cons of privatizing social security for about 12 minutes.

CBS Radio - WIBC 93.1 FM - Pete the Planner

444. Reason Online / National
Dec. 16, 2011

Reason Online, the internet version of Reason Magazine, linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Brian Doherty titled "Get a Medical Marijuana Card, Lose Your Second Amendment Rights."

The article was reprinted by Hawaii Reporter on Dec. 19, 2011.

Reason Online Get a medical marijuana card lose your second amendment rights
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443. Associated Press / National
Dec. 15, 2011

The Associated Press referenced US - Iraq War ProCon.org in an article titled "Iraq: Key Figures Since the War Began," published in the Washington Post. The article listed ProCon.org as a source.

The story was reprinted on Dec. 15, 2011 by Yahoo! News, Salon.com, Pensacola News Journal, The Tampa Tribune, The Telegraph (Macon, GA), The Bellingham Herald, The Herald (Rock Hill, SC), The State (South Carolina), and other media outlets.

AP Iraq-key figures since the war began
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442. The Atlantic / National
Dec. 12, 2011

The Atlantic, a magazine founded in 1857, referenced ProCon.org in its feature titled "The 2011 Holiday Gift Guide." Author and Former Lobbyist Jack Abramoff listed ProCon.org as his holiday charity, calling it an " indispensable education Web site."
Atlantic Holiday Gift Guide
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441. SME / Slovakia
Dec. 8, 2011

SME ("We Are"), a Slovakian daily newspaper founded in Jan. 1993 after the break up of Czechoslovakia, linked to Prostitution ProCon.org in an article titled "Francúzi Chcú Tresta? Sex Za Peniaze" (The French Want to Punish Sex for Money). The article linked to our chart on prostitution policies in 100 countries.
SME The french want to punish sex for money
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440. El Diario / Chihuahua, Mexico
Dec. 8, 2011

El Diario, the largest newspaper in the state of Chihuahua and the fourth largest in Mexico, referenced Prostitution ProCon.org in an article by Sergio Sarmiento titled "Fuera Prostis" for Diario Digital, the online version of the newspaper.

The article was reprinted in El Semanario Sin Límites, an online business, finance and economics journal, on Dec. 9, 2011.
El Diario outside prostis
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439. First Monday / Chicago, IL
Dec. 5, 2011

First Monday, an online peer-reviewed journal "solely devoted to the internet" and hosted by the University of Illinois at Chicago, linked to Social Networking ProCon.org in an article by Caroline Lego Muñoz and Terri Towner titled "Back to the 'Wall': Facebook in the College Classroom." The article appeared in Volume 16, Number 12.
First Monday back to the wall Facebook in the college classroom
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438. WNET Metro Focus / New York City, HY
Dec. 5, 2011

WNET MetroFocus, an online magazine about news and culture in New York City, linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by John Farley titled "N.J. Green-Lights Medical Marijuana Program as Calif.’s Goes Up in Smoke."

437. Collegian / Manhattan, KS
Dec. 4, 2011

Collegian, the daily student newspaper for Kansas State University, cited Social Security ProCon.org in an article by Abdulrahman Alkhiary titled "Pros, Cons to Social Security Privatization."
Kansas State Collegian Pros cons to social security privatization
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436. Minyanville / National
Nov. 30, 2011

Minyanville, an Emmy Award-winning business and financial news website, linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Diane Bullock titled "'Weed TV' Set to Provoke Investor Interest in Medical Marijuana." The article linked to our chart of the states with legal medical marijuana.
Minyanville Weed tv set to provoke investor interest in medical marijuana
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435. The Daily Beast / National
Nov. 23, 2011

The Daily Beast, a news and commentary website that merged with Newsweek magazine in 2011, referenced ProCon.org in article by Winston Ross titled "Oregon Governor’s Bold Death-Penalty Stand." The article featured an interview with ProCon.org President Kamy Akhavan and linked to our homepage.
The Daily Beast Oregon governor's bald death penalty stand
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434. God Discussion / National
Nov. 20, 2011

God Discussion, a news website self-described as "a source of information for seekers who do not want to go to church," linked to Under God ProCon.org in an article titled "Nebraska Bill Will Make Pledge of Allegiance Mandatory in Public Schools."
God discussion Nebraska bill will make pledge of allegiance mandatory in public schools
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433. Think Progress / National
Nov. 18, 2011

Think Progress, voted "Best Liberal Blog" in the 2006 Weblog Awards and recipient of an award for journalism excellence, linked to Insider Trading ProCon.org in an article by Zaid Jilani titled "Sarah Palin Calls For Major Lobbying Reforms — Will Conservatives Join Her?"

The article linked to our resource "What is the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge (STOCK) Act?"

Think Progress Sarah Palin calls for major lobbying reforms will conservatives join her
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432. God Discussion / National
Nov. 18, 2011

God Discussion, a news website self-described as "a source of information for seekers who do not want to go to church," wrote about Churches and Taxes ProCon.org in an article titled "Is it Time to Start Taxing Churches? ProCon.org Explores the Arguments."
MarketWatch Congressional insider trading the story sticks
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431. The Fiscal Times / National
Nov. 16, 2011

The Fiscal Times, a fiscal policy news and opinion website, linked to Insider Trading ProCon.org in an article by Liz Peek titled "The Fiscal Times, The Double Standard that’s Making Congress Rich
The Fiscal Times the double standard thats making congress rich
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430. EmpowHER / National
Nov. 16, 2011

EmpowHer, a women's health and wellness news website, linked to Drinking Age ProCon.org in an article by Bailey Mosier titled "Would Lowering the Drinking Age Cost More Women Their Lives?" Our website was listed as a source of information for the article.
EmpowHER would lowering the drinking age cost more women their lives
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429. Atlanta Journal-Constitution / National
Nov. 16, 2011

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution linked to Insider Trading ProCon.org in an article by Jim Galloway titled "Political Insider Congress and a 16-year Study of 'Insider Trading.'"
Atlanta Journal-Constitution congress and a 16 year study of insider trading
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428. MarketWatch / National
Nov. 16, 2011

MarketWatch, a business and financial news website published by Dow Jones & Company, linked to Insider Trading ProCon.org in an article by Justin Rohrlich titled "Congressional Insider Trading: The Story Sticks." The article, a modified version of a story printed by Minyanville on Nov. 14, 2011, links to our biography for Henry G. Manne and referenced a quote that Mr. Manne provided to our website via email.
MarketWatch Congressional insider trading the story sticks
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427. Los Angeles Times / Los Angeles, CA
Nov. 15, 2011

The Los Angeles Times linked to ProCon.org in an Opinion article by Pat Morrison titled "Groucho for President!"

Los Angeles Times Groucho for president
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426. Think Progress / National
Nov. 15, 2011

Think Progress linked to Insider Trading ProCon.org in an article by Zaid Jilani titled "Only Five Members Of Congress Have Sponsored Legislation To Ban Congress’s Insider Trading."

The article linked to our resource "What is the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge (STOCK) Act?"

Think Progress Only five members of congress have sponosored legislation to ban congress insider trading
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425. Terra / Brazil
Nov. 15, 2011

Terra, a Brazilian news website, referenced ProCon.org in an article by Philip Schroeder Franke titled "Republicanos Apostam no Extremo e Atacam Economia de Obama" ("Republicans Are Betting on the Edge and Attack Obama on the Economy"). The article, written in Portuguese, featured an interview with Pro Con.org President Kamy Akhavan.
Terra Republicans are betting on extreme economy and attack Obama
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424. The Maneater / Columbia, MO
Nov. 15, 2011

The Maneater, the official student newspaper for the University of Missouri, referenced Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Ellen Sherman titled "New Bill to Legalize Marijuana Could Be on MO 2012 Ballot."
Maneater new bill to legalize marijuana could be on MO 2012 ballot
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423. Cannabis Now Magazine / Berkeley, CA
Nov. 15, 2011

Cannabis Now Magazine linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article titled "Feds Want to Ban Medical Pot References at Trial."
Cannabis Now Magazine feds want to ban medical pot references at trial
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422. AdvisorOne / National
Nov. 14, 2011

AdvisorOne.com, an online market data news organization, linked to Insider Trading ProCon.org in an article by Gil Weinreich titled "Wanna Beat the Market by 6.6%? Join Congress." The article linked to our resource on how Congressional representatives' stocks performed in relation to the general market.
Advisorone wanna bet the market by 6.6 % join congress
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421. Firedoglake.com / National
Nov. 14, 2011

Firedoglake.com (FDL), a "progressive news site, online community, and action organization," linked to the question "What is the STOCK Act?" on Insider Trading ProCon.org in an article by Dave Dayden titled "60 Minutes Loses Credibility on Congressional Insider Trading Story."
Firedoglake 60 minutes loses credibility on congressional insider trading story
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420. Minyanville / National
Nov. 14, 2011

Minyanville, an Emmy Award-winning business and financial news website, referenced Insider Trading ProCon.org in an article by Justin Rohrlich titled "Congressional Insider Trading: Story Finally Sticks." The article linked to our biography for Henry G. Manne and referenced a quote that Mr. Manne provided to our website via email.
Minyanville Congressional insider trading story finally sticks
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419. Think Progress / National
Nov. 10, 2011

Think Progress, voted "Best Liberal Blog" in the 2006 Weblog Awards and recipient of an award for journalism excellence, linked to Health Care Reform ProCon.org twice in an article titled "Heritage Foundation: 'Mandate All Households To Obtain Adequate Insurance.'" The article linked to our resource on the history of the individual health insurance mandate and to a PDF of the 1989 Heritage Foundation report.
Thinkprogress Heritage foundation mandate all households to obtain adequate insurance
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418. San Francisco Chronicle / San Francisco, CA
Nov. 9, 2011

The San Francisco Chronicle linked to Gay Marriage ProCon.org in an article by Mark Morford titled "Real Homophobes Don't Google." The article linked to our chart "Top 'Gay-Friendly' and 'Gay-Unfriendly' US Companies, 2011."
San Fransisco Chronicle Real homophobes don't google
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417. Terra / Brazil
Nov. 4, 2011

Terra, a Brazilian news website, referenced ProCon.org in an article by Philip Schroeder Franke titled "Em Busca da Reeleição, Barack Obama Luta Contra Si Mesmo" ("In Seeking Re-election, Barack Obama Fights Against Himself"). The article, written in Portuguese, featured an interview with Pro Con.org President Kamy Akhavan.
Terra In seeking re-election fight against barack obama himself
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416. CBS News / National
Nov. 3, 2011

CBS News referenced Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by David W. Freeman titled "Medical Marijuana Laws Creating Pot Fiends? What Study Shows." The article, posted in the online Health Pop section, cited pro and con arguments from our website.
CBS News Health Pop medical marijuana laws creating pot friends
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415. Bloomberg / National
Nov. 2, 2011

Bloomberg, a business and international news website, linked to College Football ProCon.org in an article by Aaron Kuriloff and David Mildenberg titled "ESPN Longhorn Network Cash Tips U.S. College Sports Leagues Into Disarray."
KTAR Click chick's daily picks
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414. KTAR / Phoenix, AZ
Oct. 26, 2011

KTAR, a sports radio station, wrote about and linked to 2012 Election ProCon.org in online columnist Gayle Bass' "Click Chick's Daily Picks." Bass wrote: "There's a new election website out there from ProCon.org. It's a non-partisan, simple way to see where the presidential candidates stand on the issues. 'ProCon.org has researched the US presidential candidates and their views on 25 issues ranging from abortion to global warming to medical marijuana to waterboarding.'"
KTAR Click chick's daily picks
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413. The Lantern / Columbus, OH
Oct. 26, 2011

The Lantern, the campus newspaper for Ohio State University, referenced Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Colleen Carey titled "Approval for Legalizing Weed Higher." The article cited information from our pages on the states with legal medical marijuana and the states with pending legislation to legalize medical marijuana.
The Lantern approval for legalizing weed higher
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412. Washington Examiner / Washington, DC
Oct. 21, 2011

The Washington Examiner, a daily newspaper, linked to US-Iraq War ProCon.org in an article by Online Opinion Editor David Freddoso titled "Romney Gripes about Iraq Withdrawal."
Washington Examiner Romney gripes about iraq withdrawal
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411. New York Daily News / New York, NY
Oct. 21, 2011

The New York Daily News wrote about Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article titled "Are We Winning the War on Drugs? Portugal's Choice to Decriminalize Brought on New Problems."

Dr. David Moore, a licensed psychologist and chemical dependency professional, wrote, "I have looked over countless websites and there is one that keeps standing out above all the rest -- MedicalMarijuana.ProCon.org. It does a good job presenting both sides of the debate, along with what all 16 states and DC are actually doing with the use of marijuana. It's not perfect, but I find it to be incredibly popular with my graduate students on both sides of the issue."

NY Daily News Are we winning the war on drugs
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410. Wall Street Journal / National
Oct. 20, 2011

The Wall Street Journal linked to ACLU ProCon.org in an article by Joe Palazzolo titled "Law Blog Fireside: Mark Goldstone on 'Occupy' and SCOTUS Steps." The article linked to our summary of the 1983 Supreme Court decision in the case United States v. Grace.
Wall Street Journal law blog fireside mark goldstone on occupy and scotus steps
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409. WebmasterRadio.FM / Fort Lauderdale, FL
Oct. 19, 2011

WebmasterRadio.FM, an interactive internet radio network "focused on the B2B [business to business] digital marketing world," interviewed ProCon.org President Kamy Akhavan on the program CyberLaw and Business Report. The show featured ProCon.org as the first subject of a new series profiling interesting non profits. Host Bennet Kelley said, "I've been a big fan of your organization and I think everyone should check out ProCon.org."

We have made this program available for free download as an MP3 audio file; go to the 35-minute mark to listen to the 16-minute interview. Click to listen now, or right click and select "save as" to save to your computer and listen later. [The 47.9 MB audio file may take a few minutes to load.]

WebmasterRadio Dangerous software and ProCon.org

408. Seattle Post -Intelligencer / Seatte, WA
Oct. 18, 2011

The Seattle Post-Intelligencer linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Chris Grygiel titled "A Third of 100 Pot Shops in Seattle Fail to Register." The article, posted on seattlepi.com, linked to our chart of the states with legal medical marijuana.

Seattle Post-intelligencer A third of 100 pot shops in seattle fail to register
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407. Minyanville / National
Oct. 13, 2011

Minyanville, an Emmy Award-winning business and financial news website, referenced Insider Trading ProCon.org in an article by Justin Rohrlich titled "Insider Trading Laws Do Not Apply to Members of Congress. No, Seriously." The article linked to our biography for Henry G. Manne and referenced a quote that Mr. Manne provided to our site.

Minyanville insider trader laws do not apply to Members of Congress no seriously
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406. Seattle Post-Intelligencer / Seattle, WA
Oct. 12, 2011

The Seattle Post-Intelligencer linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Chris Grygiel titled "Obama: Worst President Ever on Medical Pot?" The article, posted on seattlepi.com, linked to our chart of the states with legal medical marijuana.

Seattle Post Obama worst president ever on medical pot
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405. International Affairs / Russia
Oct. 11, 2011

International Affairs, a journal founded in 1954 by the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, cited Israeli-Palestinian Conflict ProCon.org in an article by Alexander Levchenko titled "Sexual Activity as a Mega-Weapon for the Middle East." The article used our resource on population statistics for the Israel-Palestine region and was reprinted by RIA Novost on Oct. 11, 2011.

International Affairs sexual activity as a mega weapon for the Middle East
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404. Out of the Storm News / Chicago, IL
Oct. 10, 2011

Out of the Storm News, a web publication of the Heartland Institute's Center on Finance, Insurance and Real Estate, linked to Insider Trading ProCon.org in an article by R.J. Lehman titled "'If we had it to do over again, we would have barred Genentech.'"

Out of the Storm News if we had to do it over again we would have barred genentech
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403. Washington Times / Washington, DC
Oct. 8, 2011

The Washington Times linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by "Middle Class Guy" columnist Peter Bella titled "ATF Versus Gun Toting Tokers." The article linked to our chart of the states with legal medical marijuana.

Washington Times ATF versus gun toting tokers
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402. Washington Times / Washington, DC
Oct. 8, 2011

The Washington Times linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by "Middle Class Guy" columnist Peter Bella titled "Cigarettes Versus Marijuana: Why One Is Legal and the Other Not." The article linked to our chart of the states with legal medical marijuana.

Washington Times cigarettes versus marijuana why one is legal and the other not
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401. Forbes / National
Oct. 6, 2011

Forbes magazine linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Kelly Phillips Erb titled "IRS Just Says No to Medical Marijuana Deductions." The article, posted on Forbes.com in the "Investing" section, linked to our chart of the states with legal medical marijuana.

Forbes IRS just says no to medical marijuana deductions
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400. The Economist / National
Oct. 3, 2011

The Economist linked to Health Care Reform ProCon.org on the blog "Democracy in America" in a post written by Online US Editor Roger McShane. The post linked to a PDF on our website, a 1989 report from the Heritage Foundation considered to be the origin of the concept of a health insurance mandate.

The Economist from president to politician
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399. Edmond Sun / Edmond, OK
Sep. 30, 2011

The Edmond Sun, a morning newspaper published six days a week, referenced Video Games ProCon.org in an article by Susan Loving titled "Many Media Platforms Blamed for Juvenile Crime." The article directed readers to our website: "More information on the pros and cons of restricting video games may be found at ProCon.org."

Ddmondssun many media platforms blamed for juvenile crime
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398. MSNBC / National
Sep. 29, 2011

MSNBC linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Anthony Reyes titled "Pot Debate Hits White House Site," posted on the blog for the program The Last Word. The article links to our chart of the states with legal medical marijuana.

MSNBC pot debate hits White House site
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397. Huffington Post / National
Sep. 26, 2011

The Huffington Post linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article written by Nigel Duara of the Associated Press titled "Legal Marijuana Smokers: Four Americans Get Top-Grade Pot From U.S. Government." The Huffington Post listed our chart of the legal medical marijuana states as a resource "Around the Web."

Huffington Post legal marijuana smokers four americans get top grade pot from us government
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396. Huffington Post / National
Sep. 26, 2011

The Huffington Post linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Edra J. Pollin titled "Medical Marijuana Lights Up Child Custody Court." The author wrote: "A recent report from ProCon.org states that sixteen states plus Washington DC now have laws legalizing medical marijuana."

Huffington Post Medical marijuana lights up child custody court
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395. Booklist / Chicago, IL
Sep. 25, 2011

Booklist, a 100-year-old journal published by the American Library Association, named ProCon.org its "Web Site of the Week." Academic reference librarian Christine Bulson wrote in the review: "Do librarians still use [Taking Sides] books or do they find ProCon.org?... Similar to Taking Sides, topics such as Sex and Gender, Sports, and Media and Entertainment have at least one pro con issue. A current, popular topic is 'Social Networking...' No more jotting down footnotes or bibliography items and finding them in the card catalog and in bound volumes of periodicals."

Booklist Online Web site of the week: ProCon.org
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394. Christian Science Monitor / National
Sep. 23, 2011

The Christian Science Monitor referenced and linked to ProCon.org in an opinion article by Jeremy Shapiro titled "Class Warfare. War on Teachers. War on Business. War in America?"

The article stated, "There are a number of organizations trying to move our political debates in this fair-minded, reason-based direction. Their websites do not offer the emotional stimulation of a hyperventilating talk show host, but people who want to learn, think, and develop solutions for our society's problems would do well to start with No Labels, Constructive Debate, and ProCon.org."

Yahoo! News reprinted the article on Sep. 23, 2011.

 

Christian Science Monitor class warfare war on teachers war on business war on America
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393. Forbes / National
Sep. 21, 2011

Forbes magazine wrote about ProCon.org board member Bruce McNall in an article by Robert Wynne titled "What High-Profile Inmates Learned In Prison." The author described ProCon.org as "a non-profit organization dedicated to encouraging students and teachers to explore both sides of controversial issues."

Forbes what high profile inmates learned in prison
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392. WSB Radio / Atlanta, GA
Sep. 21, 2011

WSB News/Talk AM 750 and 95.5 FM, a news, weather, and traffic radio station, linked to Death Penalty ProCon.org on the website for host Scott Slade's program Atlanta's Morning News. The program, self-described as the number one rated radio program in metro Atlanta for more than a decade, wrote: "Arm yourself with a few facts the next time you discuss the morality, deterrence factor and cost of enforcing the ultimate penalty. A pretty good synopsis on both sides of key questions can be found at www.procon.org."

WBS Radio death penalty pro con
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391. Seattle Post-Intelligencer / Seattle, WA
Sep. 19, 2011

The Seattle Post-Intelligencer linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Chris Grygiel titled "Wash. Poll: Medical Pot Should Be Legal, Taxed." The article, posted on seattlepi.com, linked to our chart of the states with legal medical marijuana.

Seattle Post Intelligencer Wash. poll Medical pot should be legal taxed
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390. CBS NewsRadio 1020 KDKA / Pittsburgh, PA
Sep. 17, 2011

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA, a CBS affiliate, interviewed ProCon.org President Kamy Akhavan on the topic of the death penalty. The interview with host Rick Bergman lasted for one hour.

CBS Newsradio 1020 KDKA

389. Seattle Post-Intelligencer / Seattle, WA
Sep. 1, 2011

The Seattle Post-Intelligencer linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Chris Grygiel titled "Coming to Seattle: A How-To School for Marijuana." The article, posted on seattlepi.com, linked to our chart of the states with legal medical marijuana.

Seattle Post Intelligencer coming to Seattle a how to school for marijuana
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388. Tennis View Magazine / National
Aug.-Sep. 2011

Tennis View Magazine wrote about Sports and Drugs ProCon.org in an article by ProCon.org Senior Researcher Tracey DeFrancesco. The article, "Doping in Tennis: Exploring the Debate on Performance-Enhancing Drugs," presented pro and con arguments from our website.

The author wrote, "The non-profit research organization ProCon.org conducted an indepth examination of the pros and cons of performance-enhancing drugs in sports. The resulting website, Sports and Drugs ProCon.org, showed that there are cogent arguments on both sides of the debate."

 

Tennis-View-Magazine Doping in tennis
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387. Huffington Post / National
Aug. 30, 2011

The Huffington Post linked to Health Care Reform ProCon.org in an article by Jesse Lava titled "The Real Obama Betrayal." The article links to our resource on the history of the individual health insurance mandate.

Huffingtonpost The real Obama betrayal
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386. Seattle Post-Intelligencer / Seattle, WA
Aug. 30, 2011

The Seattle Post-Intelligencer linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Chris Grygiel titled "Tacoma Panel to Address Medical Pot Rules." The article, posted on seattlepi.com, linked to our chart of the states with legal medical marijuana.

Seattle Post Intelligencer Tacoma-panel to address medical pot rules
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385. Celebitchy / National
Aug. 18, 2011

Celebitchy, a celebrity gossip entertainment site written by several independent authors, linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article titled "Elijah Wood: Marijuana Should Be Decriminalized." The article linked to our chart of the states with legal medical marijuana.

Celebitchy Elijah Wood marijuana should be decriminalized
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384. Yahoo! Sports / National
Aug. 18, 2011


Yahoo! Sports cited Sports and Drugs ProCon.org in an article by William Browning titled "Top Five Banned Substances in Sports." The author wrote "ProCon.org states different classes of drugs are more popular to use than others."

Yahoo Sports top five banned substances in sports
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383. Santa Monica Daily Press / Santa Monica, CA
Aug. 8, 2011

The Santa Monica Daily Press wrote a feature story on ProCon.org in an article by Ashley Archibald titled "Santa Monica-Based Website Encourages Debate, Thought."

The article included interviews with our President, Kamy Akhavan, and Chairman and Founder, Steve Markoff. The reporter wrote about the orgins and history of ProCon.org, as well as our organization's current success.

Santa Monica Daily Press
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382. Seattle Post-Intelligencer / Seattle, WA
Aug. 2, 2011

The Seattle Post-Intelligencer linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Chris Grygiel titled "Mukilteo Passes Medical Marijuana Zoning Rules." The article, posted on seattlepi.com, linked to our chart of the states with legal medical marijuana.

Seattle Post-Intelligencer
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381. Santa Monica Patch / Santa Monica, CA
Aug. 2, 2011

Patch, community-specific news website, wrote about ProCon.org in an article by Pauline Vu titled "Santa Monica Charity Honored by U.S. Congress." The author wrote about the statement made by Congressman Rob Andrews in which he honored ProCon.org. The article also featured quotes from our President, Kamy Akhavan, and Chairman and Founder, Steve Markoff.

Santa Monica Patch
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380. Monthly Review / New York, NY
July-Aug. 2011

The Monthly Review, a self-described "independent socialist magazine," cited Teacher Tenure ProCon.org in an article by John Bellamy Foster titled "Education and the Structural Crisis of Capital: The US Case."

Monthly Review
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379. New York Times / New York, NY
July 27, 2011

The New York Times wrote about Health Care Reform ProCon.org in an opinion article by Paul Krugman titled "Conservative Origins of Obamacare."

Mr. Krugman linked to our page documenting the Republican origins of the individual health insurance mandate, writing "Here's a useful resource for tracking the history of the ideas embodied in the Affordable Care Act."

New York Times
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378. WTHB 1550 AM / Augusta, GA
July 27, 2011

WTHB 1550 AM interviewed ProCon.org President Kamy Akhavan on the program Speaking With... Carl Thornton, Jr. The 25-minute interview focused on ProCon.org being recognized by the US House of Representatives and Standardized Tests ProCon.org.

Speaking With... Carl Thornton
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377. Albany Times Union / Albany, NY
July 25, 2011

The Albany Times Union, a daily newspaper founded in 1856, linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Jim McGrath titled "Time for Medical Marijuana?" The article said the debate on medical marijuana "might as well begin here," and linked to our website.

Albany Times Union
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376. Huffington Post / San Francisco, CA
July 25, 2011

The Huffington Post linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org as an additional resource "Around the Web" in an article titled "Medical Marijuana Study: Who's Really Smoking It?"

Huffpost San Francisco
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375. Natural News / National
July 25, 2011

NaturalNews.com, a website that covers news related to health and environmental topics, linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by staff writer Ethan A. Huff titled "Denied: DEA Refuses to Reclassify Marijuana, Claims It's as Dangerous as Heroin."

The article linked to three pages on our site: the chart of the legal medical marijuana states, the summary of peer-reviewed studies on marijuana, and a chart on the findings of the 1999 IOM report

Natural News
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374. LAist / Los Angeles, CA
July 21, 2011

LAist, a website about news in Los Angeles, linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Lauren Lloyd titled "Medical Marijuana Infographic Shows 750k Californians Tokers." The article linked to our chart of the states with legal medical marijuana.

See our infographic with 10 little known facts about medical marijuana.

LAist
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373. Denver Westword / Denver, CO
July 19, 2011

The Denver Westword, an alternative weekly paper, wrote about and linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Michael Roberts titled "Medical Marijuana Could Be Legalized in More than Half of U.S. States by 2014, Advocate Says." The article linked to our resource of the US states with pending legislation to legalize medical marijuana in 2011.

Denver Westword
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372. Seattle Post-Intelligencer / Seattle, WA
July 18, 2011

The Seattle Post-Intelligencer linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Chris Grygiel titled "Cities Beyond Seattle Dealing with Medical Pot Fallout." The article, posted on seattlepi.com, linked to our chart of the states with legal medical marijuana.

Seattle PI
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371. New Brunswick Patch / New Brunswick, NJ
July 13, 2011

Patch, community-specific news website, linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an opinion piece by Judy Shepps Battle titled "Teen Marijuana Use is on the Rise." The article linked to our chart of the states with legal medical marijuana.

New Brunswick Patch
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370. Hartford Advocate / Hartford, CT
July 11, 2011

The Hartford Advocate, a weekly alt-news publication, linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Sam Tracy titled "Could A New Memo Shut Down Medical Marijuana?" The article linked to our chart of the states with legal medical marijuana.

Hartford Advocate
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369. Glen Burnie Patch / Glen Burnie, MD
July 8, 2011

Patch, community-specific news website, linked to Prostitution ProCon.org in an article by Maya T. Prabhu titled "Oklahoma Woman Charged with Prostitution in Linthicum." The article linked to a page on our site with the prostitution laws in Maryland.

Glen Burnie Patch
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368. KRCG 13 / Jefferson City, MO
July 7, 2011

KRCG 13, a CBS affiliate television station, linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org's chart of the legal medical marijuana states in an article by Stephanie Backus titled "Poll: Could Marijuana Become Legal in Missouri?"

KRCG 13
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367. CNN / National
July 6, 2011

CNN linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an opinion article titled "Let States Enact Their Own Marijuana Policies," written by Paul Armentano, Deputy Director of NORML. The article, posted on CNN.com, linked to our chart of the states with legal medical marijuana.

CNN
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366. AlterNet / National
July 6, 2011

AlterNet, an online news magazine with 1.5 million unique monthly visitors, linked to Drinking Age ProCon.org in an article by Scott Thill titled "So Why, Exactly, Is the Drinking Age in the US Stuck at 21 Years?"

AlterNet
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365. The Raw Story / National
July 3, 2011

The Raw Story, an investigative news website, linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org's chart of the legal medical marijuana states in an article by Eric W. Dolan titled "Marijuana Advocates Launch Video Campaign Targeting Rep. Lamar Smith."

The Raw Story
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364. The Blaze / National
July 3, 2011

The Blaze, a news, information and opinion website, linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Christopher Santarelli titled "More Accidents with Drugged Drivers as Medical Marijuana Use Grows." The article linked to our page estimating the number of legal medical marijuana users in the US.

The Blaze
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363. The Raw Story / National
July 1, 2011

The Raw Story, an investigative news website, linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Stephen C. Webster titled "Federal 'Clarification' on Medical Marijuana Not a Change in Policy." The article linked to our chart of the legal medical marijuana states.

The Raw Story
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362. Huffington Post / National
July 1, 2011

The Huffington Post linked to Medical Marijuana in an article by Ryan Grim titled "Medical Marijuana Memo: DOJ Cracks Down on Pot Shops." ProCon.org was listed as a resource "around the web."

Huffington Post
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361. Nonprofit Communications Report / National
July 2011

Nonprofit Communications Report, a monthly newsletter for nonprofit professionals, wrote about ProCon.org in two articles titled "Which News and Information Distribution Services Fit You Best?" and "One Company's Experience with a Distribution Service." Both pieces featured an interview with Kamy Akhavan, President of ProCon.org.

Nonprofit Communications Report which news and information distribution sevices fit you best
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360. Washington Independent / National
June 30, 2011

Washington Independent, a news website associated with the American Independent News Network, linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Kyle Daly titled "Govt. Entity that Controls Access to Research-Grade Marijuana in US Not Open to Possible Medical Benefits, Critics Allege."

Washington Independent
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359. The Tomahawk / Mountain City, TN
June 29, 2011

The Tomahawk, a weekly newspaper serving parts of Tennessee, North Carolina, and Virginia, cited Under God ProCon.org in an article by Jill Penley titled "'Under God' Remains Under Attack." The article stated, "According to ProCon.org, a nonprofit public charity that has no government affiliations of any kind which gathers and provides resources for critical thinking, seven of seven national polls from 2002 to 2005 show over 65% support for keeping "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance."

The Tomahawk Under God remains under attack
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358. Colorado Springs Gazette / Colorado Springs, CO
June 26, 2011

Colorado Springs Gazette, the second-largest daily newspaper in Colorado, wrote about Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Barbara Cotter titled "Little Scientific Research on Medical Marijuana's Benefits." The author wrote, "The website ProCon.org, run by a nonprofit that attempts to provide unbiased educational resources on a variety of issues, tracked down 73 peer-reviewed studies conducted between 2000 and 2011."

Gazette little scientific research on medical marijuanas benefits
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357. The Week / National
June 24, 2011

The Week, a weekly news magazine, cited and linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article titled "Ron Paul and Barney Frank's 'Unusual' Alliance to Legalize Pot." The article stated, "According to the Medical Marijuana site ProCon.org, 16 states have enacted laws legalizing marijuana for medicinal use, though federal law still prohibits pot and some medical pot dispensaries have been raided by the feds."

The Week Ron Paul and Barney Franks unusual alliance to legalize pot
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356. Personal Liberty Digest / National
June 23, 2011

Personal Liberty Digest, a newsletter authored by self-described "ultra-conservative" Bob Livingston, cited Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article titled "Ron Paul And Barney Frank Introduce Bill To End Pot Prohibition." The article stated, "According to the nonprofit site ProCon.org, 16 States and Washington, D.C., have enacted laws to legalize medical marijuana."

Personal Liberty Digest Ron Paul and Barney Frank introduce bill to end pot prohibition
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355. El Mastrador / Chile
June 23, 2011

El Mastrador ("the counter"), a Chilean daily newspaper, linked to Born Gay ProCon.org in an opinion article by Fernando Muñoz titled "El Matrimonio Homosexual Es Bueno para los Niños" (Gay Marriage Is Good for Children). The article linked to our PDF of a study by Judith Stacey and Timothy J. Biblarz titled "(How) Does the Sexual Orientation of Parents Matter?"

El Mastrador el matrimonio homosexual es bueno para los ninos
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354. Syracuse.com / Syracuse, NY
June 23, 2011

Syracuse.com, a website for news in Central New York, cited and linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Geoff Herbert titled "Legalize It? Ron Paul, Barney Frank Introducing Marijuana Bill to End Federal Ban on Pot." The author wrote, "Medical marijuana is currently legal in 16 states, ProCon says, but New York is not one of them."

Syracuse legalize it
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353. Education Week / National
June 23, 2011

Education Week, a weekly newspaper focused on education issues, wrote about Standardized Tests ProCon.org in an article by Catherine Gewertz titled "Taking on the Research on Standardized Testing."

In the article describing the features of our newest website, the author wrote: "ProCon.org has created separate websites about more than 40 issues... In its second foray into education, the group set up a website about standardized testing: standardizedtests.procon.org."

 

Education Week Taking on the research on standardized testing
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352. Mother Jones / National
June 22, 2011

Mother Jones, a nonprofit news organization that specializes in "investigative, political, and social justice reporting," linked to Immigration ProCon.org in an article by Tim McDonnell titled "Got A Problem? Blame It On Illegal Immigrants." The article linked to our historical timeline of immigration to the United States.

Mother Jones
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351. CBS News / National
June 22, 2011

CBS News linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article on its website by Joshua Norman titled "Ron Paul, Others to Introduce Marijuana Bill." The article linked to our chart of the states with legal medical marijuana.

CBSNews Ron Paul others to introduce marijuana bill
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350. Observer-Dispatch / Utica, NY
June 22, 2011


The Observer-Dispatch, a daily newspaper in central New York, wrote about Standardized Tests ProCon.org in an article by education reporter Daniel P. Bader titled "ProCon.org - Overwhelming Ambivalence." The article lists the pros and cons of our 42nd website, including pros such as "it's clear, well written and seemingly informed," and "there's lots of thought provoking information."

Utica Observer-Dispatch ProCon.org overwhelming ambivelance
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349.CBS News / National
June 15, 2011


CBS News, in an article by Ryan Jaslow titled "Miracle-Gro and Montel Williams want in on medical marijuana business” referenced and linked to ProCon.org's 2009 chart detailing the number of medical marijuana users in the US.

CBS News Miracle-gro and Montel Williams want in on medical marijuana business
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348. Los Angeles Times / Los Angeles, CA
June 8, 2011

The Los Angeles Times wrote about and linked to Health Care Reform ProCon.org in an article by Tami Dennis on the newspaper's health blog, "Booster Shots." Dennis wrote, "If you're a consumer just trying to figure things out, try ProCon.org's take on health reform."

The article was reprinted on June 8, 2011 by the Baltimore Sun and Hartford Courant.

Los Angeles Times Healthcare reform to prompt employers to drop coverage
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347. WBUR 90.9 FM / Boston, MA
June 7, 2011

WBUR 90.9 FM, an NPR radio station in Boston, linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by reporter Carey Goldberg titled "Mother's Loving Care for Dying Daughter Included Psychedelic Drugs." The article, posted on the station's website, linked to our chart of the states with legal medical marijuana.

WBUR Common Health mothers loving care for dying daughter included psychedelic drugs
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346. Network World / National
June 6, 2011

Network World, a news source for network and IT executives, linked to Cell Phones ProCon.org in an article by Bill Snyder titled "Cell phones and Cancer: 8 Precautions Worth Taking." The article linked to a PDF on our site of the congressional testimony by Ronald Herberman, director of the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute.

Network World Cell Phones and cancer 8 precautions worth taking
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345. The Herald / Rock Hill, SC
June 2, 2011

The Herald, a newspaper dating back to 1872, linked to ProCon.org in an article titled "Four Frugal Ways to Get Rid of Your Stuff on the Cheap."

The article described ProCon.org as "a nonprofit that promotes critical thinking in a pro-con format" and quoted President Kamy Akhavan as saying, "Just like looking both ways before crossing the street, we should consider the pros and cons before making important decisions. Really understanding other perspectives, whether we agree with them or not, makes us more informed, better citizens and more advanced critical thinkers."

heraldonline four frugal ways to get rid of your stuff on the cheap
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344. Discover Magazine / National
June 2011

Discover Magazine linked to Obesity ProCon.org in an article by Dan Hurley titled "A New Suspect in the Obesity Epidemic: Our Brains." The article linked to research about medical spending on obesity on our website.

Discover Magazine a new suspect in the obesity epidemic our brains
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343. Hawaii News Daily / Hawaii
May 31, 2011

Hawaii News Daily, an online news source self-described as "independent news & views from the islands," referenced Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by NORML Outreach Coordinator Russ Belville titled "America’s One Million Legalized Marijuana Users." The article cited information from a page on our website that estimates the number of legal medical marijuana users in the US.

The article was reprinted June 2, 2011 by eNews Park Forest, an online news source for Park Forest, IL.

Hawaii News Daily Americas one million legalized marijuana users
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342. KSL.com / Salt Lake City, UT
May 26, 2011

KSL.com, the website for KSL TV, an NBC affiliate station, linked to ACLU ProCon.org in an article by Con Psarras titled "The Patriot Act and the Intelligence-Industrial Complex."

KSL The Patriot Act and the intelligence industrial complex
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341. Minyanville / National
May 25, 2011

Minyanville, an Emmy Award-winning business and financial news website, referenced Insider Trading ProCon.org in an article by Justin Rohrlich titled "SHOCKER: Legislators' Investments Generating 'Abnormal Returns.'" The article quoted an email that economist Henry Manne wrote to our website, and linked to the biography we created for him.

Minyanville shocker legislators investments generating abnormal returns
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340. Huffington Post / New York, NY
May 24, 2011

The Huffington Post linked to Insider Trading ProCon.org in an article by Dan Froomkin titled "Members of Congress Get Abnormally High Returns From Their Stocks." The article linked to our resource "What is the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge (STOCK) Act?"

Huffington Post Members of Congress get abnormally high returns from their stocks
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339. WNDU / South Bend, IN
May 23, 2011

WNDU, an NBC affiliate television station, cited Medical Marijuana ProCon.org as a source for a story titled "Is Marijuana Medicine or an Easy High?" by reporter Maureen McFadden.

WNDU is marjuana medicine or an easy high
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338. Credit.com / National
May 21, 2011

Credit.com, an online credit, debt, and personal finance news source, referenced Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by staff writer Christopher Maag titled "Want to Charge Weed? What Credit Card are You Carrying?" The article cited information about Delaware from our page on the legal medical marijuana states.

Credit Want to charge weed-what credit card are you carrying
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337. Huffington Post / New York, NY
May 16, 2011

The Huffington Post linked to Death Penalty ProCon.org in an article by Bill Ong Hing titled "Kill the Death Penalty." The article linked to our chart of the 34 US states that have the death penalty.

Huffington-Post-politics kill the death penalty
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336. WTHB 1550 AM / Augusta, GA
May 16, 2011

WTHB 1550 AM interviewed ProCon.org President Kamy Akhavan on the program Speaking With... Carl Thornton, Jr. The 30-minute interview focused on the health care insurance mandate.

WTHB 1550 AM radio speaking with Carl Thornton

335. NaturalNews.com / National
May 13, 2011

NaturalNews.com, a website that covers news related to health and environmental topics, linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Paul Fassa titled "Cannabis Cure Stories Keep Coming Out." The article linked to our chart of the 16 legal medical marijuana states and DC.

NaturalNews cannabis cure stories keep coming out
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334. Washington Post / Washington, DC
May 12, 2011

The Washington Post linked to Health Care Reform ProCon.org in an article by Ezra Klein titled "A Lot of Republicans Supported the Individual Mandate." The article links to our resource "History of the individual Health Insurance Mandate, 1989-2010," which explores the Republican origins of the Democratic health care provision.

 

Washington Post a lot of republicans supported the individual mandate
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333. Business Insider / National
May 10, 2011

Business Insider linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Courtney Comstock titled "Wall Street's Favorite Drugs." The article linked to our chart of the states with legal medical marijuana.

Business Insider Wall Street's favorite drugs
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332. Kansas City Star / Kansas City, KS
May 9, 2011

The Kansas City Star referenced ProCon.org in an article by Paula Sirois titled "Decision Time: How to Use a Pro and Con List to Help with Tough Choices." ProCon.org President Kamy Akhavan was quoted in the article as saying "Just like looking both ways before crossing the street, we should consider the pros and cons before making important decisions. Really understanding other perspectives, whether we agree with them or not, makes us more informed, better citizens and more advanced critical thinkers."

The article was reprinted May 9, 2011 in the News Tribune in Tacoma, Washington and on July 15, 2011 in the St. Petersburg Times in Tampa Bay, Florida.

Kansas City Star decision time how to use a pro and con list to help with tough choices
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331. ITWorld / National
Apr. 25, 2011

ITworld, an online source for news related to information technology, linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Chris Kanaracus titled "Vendors Roll ERP for Medical Marijuana Dispensaries." The article linked to our chart of the 15 legal medical marijuana states and DC.
ITWorld vendors roll ERP for medical marijuana dispensaries
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330. NUVO / Indianapolis, IN
Apr. 20, 2011

NUVO, an alternative newspaper with a weekly readership of 250,000, listed Medical Marijuana ProCon.org as a source for an article by Laura McPhee titled "(4.20) Weed in the US: Legal, Illegal & Both."
Nuvo weed in the US legal illegal and both
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329. Indianapolis Star / Indianapolis, IN
Apr. 20, 2011

The Indianapolis Star, the largest circulating daily newspaper in Indiana, in an article titled "Should Those Jailed for Minor Crimes Have Voting Rights?” by Carrie Ritchie about felon voting credits ProCon.org as one of two sources used. The article was reprinted in The Desert Sun on Apr. 21, 2011.
Indianapolis Star - should those jailed for minor crimes have voting rights
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328. The Famuan / Tallahassee, FL
Apr. 20, 2011

The Famuan, the official newspaper of Florida A & M University, published an article by staff writer Lateshia Mitchell titled "Representative Sponsors Resolution to Legalize Marijuana” which referenced ProCon.org as a "non-profit think tank” after quoting statistics from our medical marijuana website.
Famuan - Representative sponsors resolution to legalize marijuana
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327. Grand Traverse Insider / Traverse City, MI
Apr. 18, 2011

The Grand Traverse Insider, a Morning Star publication serving Grand Traverse County in northern Michigan, published an article by Kristine Morris titled "Pain or Prevention?” about health care reform which directed readers to the US Department of Health and Human Services and ProCon.org for more information about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Grand Traverse Insider pain or prevention
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326. Chronicle of Philanthropy / National
Apr. 3, 2011

The Chronicle of Philanthropy wrote about ProCon.org and our President, Kamy Akhavan, in an article by Jennifer C. Berkshire titled "As New Graduates Size Up the Job Horizon, Smart Recruiting Matters." The article featured an interview with Kamy Akhavan related to how ProCon.org finds the best candidates for employment.
Chronicle of Philanthropy - New graduates size up job horizon
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325. NaturalNews.com / National
Apr. 3, 2011

NaturalNews.com, a website that covers news related to health and environmental topics, linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Kris Hermes titled "Politics v. Science: Understanding Cannabis Therapeutics Before it is Censored." Hermes, Media Specialist for Americans for Safe Access, linked to our chart of the 15 legal medical marijuana states and DC.
Natural News - Understanding cannabis therapeutics before it is censored
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324. New York Times / New York, NY
Mar. 22, 2011

The New York Times linked to Sports and Drugs ProCon.org in an article by Juliet Macur titled "Government Lays Out Case Against Bonds." The article linked to our biography for Larry Bowers, Chief Science Officer of the United States Anti-Doping Agency.
New York Times Government lays out case against Bonds
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323. KRTV 3 / Great Falls, MT
Mar. 19, 2011

KRTV 3, a television station in North Central Montana, linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article on its website about federal medical marijuana patient Irv Rosenfeld titled "Medical Marijuana Patient Speaks in Great Falls." The article, written by Kay Rossi, links to our page about the US government's Compassionate IND program.
KRTV 3 - Medical marijuana patient speaks in Great Falls
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322. Press TV / Teheran, Iran
Mar. 13, 2011

Press TV, a Tehran-based, English-language international news service, referenced ACLU ProCon.org in an article titled "Protesters in DC Demonstrate Against the Patriot Act."
Press TV protesters in DC demonstrate against the patriot act
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321. eMaxHealth / National
Mar. 8, 2011

eMaxHealth, a health news organization, referenced Health Care Reform ProCon.org in an article by Ramona Bates titled "Massachusetts Reform Hasn't Decreased Medical Bankruptcies." The article listed our page "Will people no longer be at risk of medical bankruptcy?" as a source.
eMaxHealth Massachusetts reform has not decreased medical bankruptcies
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320. Washington Post / Washington, DC
Mar. 7, 2011

The Washington Post linked to Health Care Reform ProCon.org in an article by Ezra Klein titled "Republicans Need to Take a Stand on Health-care Reform." The article linked to our resource titled "History of the Individual Health Insurance Mandate, 1989-2010."
Washington Post republicans need take a stand on health care reform
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319. National Underwriter Life & Health / National
Mar. 7, 2011

National Underwriter Life & Health, an insurance news publication founded in 1897, referenced Health Care Reform ProCon.org in an article by Arthur D. Postal titled "Potomac Diary: The Power Behind the Throne." The article stated, "A prominent nonpartisan research organization, ProCon.org, just released a new report indicating that the individual health care mandate was a Republican idea." The author cited several facts from our resource titled "History of the Individual Health Insurance Mandate, 1989-2010."
National Underwriter Potomac Diary The power behind the throne
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318. College News / National
Mar. 7, 2011

CollegeNews.com referenced Prostitution ProCon.org in an article by Melissa Vogrin titled "Prostitution Legal in Las Vegas?" The article cited pros and cons from our website and linked to our question on how many prostitutes there are in the United States and the rest of the world.
College News prostitution in Las Vegas
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317. Digital Journal / National
Mar. 4, 2011

Digital Journal, an online alternative news journal founded in 1998, linked to Death Penalty ProCon.org in an article by Lynn Curwin titled "Proposed Georgia Law Would Criminalize Miscarriages." The article links to a page on our website with the law defining murder in the state of Georgia.
Digital Journal proposed Georgia law would criminalize miscarriages
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316. Retirement Income Journal / National
Mar. 2, 2011

Retirement Income Journal, an online magazine about the retirement savings industry, wrote about Health Care Reform ProCon.org in an article titled "Origins of ‘Obamacare’ Revealed." The article stated, "The concept of the individual health insurance mandate originated in 1989 at the conservative Heritage Foundation, according to the website Procon.org."
Retirement Income Journal origins of obamacare revealed

315. Planning / National
Mar. 2011

Planning, the official magazine of the 42,000-member American Planning Association, referenced Medical Marijuana ProCon.org twice in its article "Cannabusiness Comes to Town” by Libby Sky Kaiser.
Planning Cannabusiness comes to town
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314 Spero News / National
Feb. 25, 2011

Spero News, an online news source, wrote about ProCon.org in an article titled "Karl Rove Refutes Atheist Christopher Hitchens' Claims." The article is about ProCon.org President Kamy Akhavan's email exchange with Karl Rove, in which Mr. Rove refutes the claim that he is an atheist. It also links to Mr. Rove's biography on Under God ProCon.org
Spero News Carl Rove refutes atheist Christopher Hitchens claims
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313. Minyanville / National
Feb. 17, 2011

Minyanville, an Emmy Award-winning business and financial news website, linked to Insider Trading ProCon.org in an article by Justin Rohrlich titled "Insider Trading Laws Do Not Apply to Members of Congress. No, Seriously." The article linked to our biography of Henry G. Manne, Dean Emeritus at George Mason University.

The article was reprinted by The Street, a digital financial media company, on Feb. 17, 2011, and by Benzinga, a news and analysis service, on Feb. 18, 2011.

Minyanville insider trading laws do not apply to members of Congress
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312. Press TV / Tehran, Iran
Feb. 15, 2011

Press TV, a Tehran-based, English-language international news service, referenced ACLU ProCon.org in an article on its website titled "Quick Facts: The US Patriot Act." The article cited information from our question with the pros and cons of whether the PATRIOT Act unfairly targeted minority and immigrant communities.

Press TV Quick facts the US Patriot Act
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311. Huffington Post / New York, NY
Feb. 14, 2011

The Huffington Post linked to Concealed Guns ProCon.org in article by John Woods titled "How to Lie With Statistics: Concealed Handgun Statistics Do Not Account for Recidivism." The article linked to a PDF on our site with a study on concealed guns and arrest rates.
Huffington Post how to lie with statistics concealed handgun statitics do not account for recidivism
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310. Courrier International / Paris, France
Feb. 14, 2011

Courrier International, a French newspaper, reprinted a Feb. 3, 2011 article from GlobalPost by Patrick Winn titled "Thailand: Can Sex Work and Ethics Mix?" The reprinted article linked to our biography for Virada Somswasdi, President of the Foundation for Women, Law and Rural Development, on Prostitution ProCon.org.
Courrier International prostituees mais patronnes
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309. Columbia Journalism Review / New York, NY
Feb. 10, 2011

The Columbia Journalism Review, published by the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, linked to ACLU ProCon.org in an article by Lauren Kirchner titled "AOL Settled with Unpaid 'Volunteers' for $15 Million." The article linked to our summary of the Supreme Court case Tony and Susan Alamo Foundation v. Secretary of Labor.
Columbia Journalism Review AOL settled with unpaid volunteers for 15 million
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308. Los Angeles Times / Los Angeles, CA
Feb. 10, 2011

The Los Angeles Times referenced and linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Mary Forgione titled "Rare Disease or Not, Colorado Teen Can't Have Medical Pot at School, Not Even a Lozenge." The article stated, "If you don't have a position on medical marijuana, fine. But check out ProCon.org's exercise in rational exploration of the topic. It’s enlightening."

The article was reprinted in the Chicago Tribune.

Los Angeles Times rare disease or not colorado teen cant have medical pot at school not even a lozenge
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307. New York Times / New York, NY
Feb. 10, 2011

The New York Times linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Kirk Johnson titled "In Montana, A Bid to End Medical Use Of Marijuana." The article links to our chart of the 15 states and DC that allow medical marijuana use.

NY Times in Montana a bid to end medical use marijuana
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306. News Radio 105.5 WERC / Birmingham, AL
Feb. 10, 2011

News Radio 105.5 WERC interviewed ProCon.org President Kamy Akhavan on the show Birmingham's Morning News, hosted by Scott Fitzgerald. Kamy spoke about Prostitution ProCon.org during the 15 minute interview.
News Radio 105.5 WERC morning news with Scott Fitzgerald

305. Daily World / Opelousas, LA
Feb. 9, 2011

The Daily World cited Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Paul South titled "Fla. Man Arrested on Drug Charges." The article referenced information from our chart of the states with legal medical marijuana, stating "Twelve of the 15 states require proof of residency as part of their qualifications to purchase medical marijuana, according to the web site, ProCon.org."

 

Daily Word fl man arrested on drug charges

304. WS Radio / San Diego, CA
Feb. 9, 2011

WS Radio, an internet radio station based in San Diego, CA, interviewed ProCon.org President Kamy Akhavan on The Medical Marijuana Radio Show, hosted by Bobbi Houndt. Kamy spoke about Medical Marijuana ProCon.org and ProCon.org in general.

We have made this 3-part interview available for free download as an MP3 audio file. Click to listen to part one (3.4MB), part two (3.4MB), or part three (3.4MB) now, or right click and select "save as" to save to your computer and listen later.

WS Radio the medical marijuana show
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303. Think Progress / National
Feb. 5, 2011

Think Progress, voted "Best Liberal Blog" in the 2006 Weblog Awards and recipient of an award for journalism excellence, linked to Reagan ProCon.org in an article by Alex Seitz-Wald titled "10 Things Conservatives Don’t Want You To Know About Ronald Reagan." The article linked to our resource showing unemployment rates vs. Reagan's disapproval rates from 1981-1989.
Think Progress - 10 things conservatives do not want us to know about Ronald Reagan
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302. Big Journalism / National
Feb. 4, 2011

Big Journalism, a website covering media-related news created by Andrew Breitbart, linked to Insider Trading ProCon.org in an article by Ben Wetmore titled "Media Targets Center-right Donors: Koch Brothers." The article linked to our chart "Top 10 Richest US Senators' Top Stock Trades in 2007."
Big Journalism media targets center right donors Koch brothers
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301. ABC News / National
Jan. 28, 2011

ABC News linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Lyneka Little titled "Pot Cola, Sodas Coming to Medicial Marijuana Outlets." The article, posted in the Money section of the ABC News website, linked to our chart of the 15 legal medical marijuana states and DC.
ABC News pot cola sodas coming to medical marijuana outlets
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300. Nebraska StatePaper.com / NE
Jan. 28, 2011

Nebraska StatePaper.com, a news source for Lincoln, Omaha, and greater Nebraska, linked to Immigration ProCon.org in an article by Samuel McKewon titled "Illegal Immigration: Rally Decries LB48."
Nebraska Statepaper Illegal immigration rally decries LB48
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299. KPBS / San Diego, CA
Jan. 25, 2011

KPBS, the PBS affiliate in San Diego, linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article on its website by Peggy Pico titled "Fee Imposed On Medical Marijuana Dispensaries."
KPBS Fee imposed on medical marijuana dispensaries
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298. TIME / National
Jan. 25, 2011

TIME magazine linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Samantha Rollins titled "Bud in a Bottle: New Marijuana Soda to Launch." The article, posted in the Healthland section of the magazine's website, linked to our chart of the 15 states and DC with legal medical marijuana.
Time - Bud in a bottle new marijuana soda to launch in feb.
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297. eMaxHealth / National
Jan. 25, 2011

eMaxHealth, a health news organization, listed ProCon.org as a source for an article by Deborah Mitchell titled "Medical Marijuana Available in Soft Drinks." The article linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org three times: twice to the homepage and once to the chart of state laws.
emaxhealth medical marijuana available in soft drinks
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296. Peninsula Daily News / Jefferson and Clallam counties, WA
Jan. 24, 2011

The Peninsula Daily News, a newspaper serving Jefferson and Clallam counties on Washington state's North Olympic Peninsula, cited Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Paul Gottlieb titled "Clallam Prosecutors Drop Medical Marijuana Case."
Peninsula Daily News Clallam prosecutors drop medical marijuana case
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295. Los Angeles Times  / Los Angeles, CA
Jan. 22, 2011

The Los Angeles Times recommended Health Care Reform ProCon.org to its readers in an article by Health Editor Tami Dennis titled "Talk Back: When it Comes to Healthcare, Can We Move Forward?" The article stated, "Here's a look from the ever-even-handed ProCon.org on healthcare and the related issues, whether fabricated or not. Start with the core question: Are the March 2010 federal health care reform laws good for America?" The article was also reprinted in the Orlando Sentinel.
Los Angeles Times talk back when it comes to healthcare can we move forward
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294. Salem-News.com  / Salem, OR
Jan. 22, 2011

Salem-News.com linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Stacey Ward titled "California Law Changes at the San Luis Obispo County Line."
Salem News California law changes at the San Luis Obispo county line
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293. Inside Catholic  / National
Jan. 18, 2011

Inside Catholic, a monthly magazine focusing on issues related to Catholicism, linked to Death Penalty ProCon.org in an article by Mark P. Shea titled "Death Penalty: Magisterium vs. Left and Right." The article linked to our biography for Dudley Sharp.
Inside Xatholic - Death penalty magisterium vs left and right
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292. Merced Sun-Star  / Merced, CA
Jan. 7, 2011

The Merced Sun-Star interviewed ProCon.org President Kamy Akhavan for an article by Yesenia Amaro titled "Merced County Sees Steady Pace in Issuing Medical Pot Cards." The article cited Kamy on facts about medical marijuana in the 15 states and DC that have legalized its use, noting that ProCon.org has "been conducting research on the topic since 2004." The article was also reprinted in the Sacramento Bee.
Merced Sun-Star: Merced County sees steady pace in issuing medical pot cards
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291. Washington Post  / Washington, DC
Jan. 5, 2011

The Washington Post linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Jennifer LaRue Huget titled "Montel Williams's Medical Marijuana," posted on its health blog, The Checkup. The article linked to our of chart the 15 states and DC with laws allowing medical marijuana, and also to our page on the states that considered legalizing medical marijuana in 2010.

Washington Post Montel Williams medical marijuana
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290. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine / National
Jan. 4, 2011

American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, a peer-reviewed bi-monthly journal, referenced Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Steven Baumrucker, Paige Mingle, Dianne Harrington, Matt Stolick, Gregory T. Carter, and Karrie A. Oertli titled "Medical Marijuana and Organ Transplantation: Drug of Abuse, or Medical Necessity?" The journal article cited information from our site about the states with legal medical marijuana in the references section.

American journal of hospice and palliative medicine medical marijuana and organ transplantation
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