News12 Long Island – Click HERE to view the video and read the article on News12.com Posted: Sep 27, 2018 6:20 PM EDT Updated: Sep 27, 2018 10:25 PM EDT NEW HYDE PARK – Protesters gathered outside a New Hyde Park catering hall Thursday night while the Nassau County Friends of the NRA held a fundraising event. A…

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The Republican representative says ‘free is never free’ when it comes to Medicare for All Reported by Chelsea Irizarry Aug 7, 2018, 8:28 pm Click here to read full story MASSAPEQUA PARK — Activists rallied outside Republican Peter King’s office Tuesday, demanding universal healthcare alongside congressional candidate Liuba Grechen Shirley, who is trying to unseat King…

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Many activist leaders want to avoid the divisiveness of the 2016 Democratic primary battle. By Carol Polsky Updated June 10, 2018 12:14 AM Click here to read article on Newsday.com Progressive grassroots groups that emerged on Long Island after the election of President Donald Trump, seeking to avoid the party rancor of 2016, are agreeing…

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Protestors say the company does not support women’s reproductive rights Click here to read story on Fios1 Website and to View Videos MASSAPEQUA — Hobby Lobby in Massapequa opened with many people lined up in front of the business to encourage shoppers to spend their money at another craft store on Monday. “We are just…

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Click here to read article on Fios1 Website and view Videos Posted: May 29, 2018 6:36 AM EDTUpdated: May 29, 2018 7:19 AM EDT http://longisland.news12.com/clip/14381883/residents-gather-to-protest-hobby-lobby-store-in-massapequa MASSAPEQUA PARK –Some residents spent their Memorial Day protesting the new Hobby Lobby store in Massapequa Park. Demonstrators were dressed in costumes from the Hulu show “The Handmaid’s Tale.” They claim Hobby…

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The Long Island Activists are shocked and dismayed by the most recent outbreak of violence between Israel and Palestine and remain gravely concerned by the continued use of disproportionate force by the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) against mostly peaceful Palestinian demonstrators in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. While no Israelis were killed or injured…

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For Immediate Release: May 24th 2018 STAND UP FOR WOMEN’S RIGHTS – WE WILL NOT BECOME HANDMAIDS! Massapequa , N.Y.—Hobby Lobby, a company that, with a ruling by the Supreme Court, can restrict a womans access to birth control based on the company’s religious beliefs, is opening two new stores on Long Island.  Women from…

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Newsday – Updated March 5, 2018 3:52 PM DAILY POINT What’s behind this endorsement By Rita Ciolli and Mark Chiusano Liuba Grechen Shirley’s failure to secure the Working Families Party endorsement in her fight to unseat GOP incumbent Rep. Peter King has many subplots. Those who see the world through the prism of Suffolk Democratic leader Rich…

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Liberal activists are watching warily to see if Schumer can deliver protections for immigrants brought illegally to the U.S. as children. By Emily Ngo and Matthew Chayes Updated February 6, 2018 6:26 PM Two weeks ago, progressive activists protested after Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer agreed to end a government shutdown with only a promise…

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Good afternoon and welcome to The Point! Long Island’s congressional representations Thomas Suozzi, Kathleen Rice, Updated February 6, 2018 4:12 PM DAILY POINT Today in Long Island congressional politics Joshua Sauberman, a former policy analyst at the United Nations who has funded documentaries about inequality, is hoping to give freshman Democratic Rep. Tom Suozzi a…

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