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I remember bumping into Greenpeace volunteers several summers back at the grocery store.  One of the volunteers said that he had to stand in the sweltering heat collecting signatures about climate change when he could be playing with his kids because →MORE...

Last week, the Department of Education unveiled a new Green Ribbon Schools program.  The program, if I understand the literature, is basically designed to encourage schools to become more sustainable, more involved in child health, and more focused on shaping environmentally-conscious →MORE...

I’ve been reading Katy Farber’s blog, Non-Toxic Kids, for awhile now.  I have a list of blogs like hers that I appreciate and although they make me think, challenge me as a mother, convince me to write to my congressional representatives, →MORE...

Last week, the Supreme Court voted 6-2 to uphold the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act of 1986 (NCVIA).  The NCVIA requires that individuals claiming vaccine-related injuries file their cases through a federal vaccine court (the so-called “Vaccine Program”).  The Vaccine Program →MORE...