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  1. Advocacy group

    Advocacy groups use various forms of advocacy to influence public opinion and/or policy; they have played and continue to play an important part in the development of political and social systems. Groups vary considerably in size, influence, and motive; some have wide ranging long term social purposes, others are focused and are a response to an immediate issue or concern. Motives for action may be based on a shared political, faith, moral, or commercial position. Groups use varied methods to try to achieve their aims including lobbying, media campaigns, publicity stunts, polls, research, and policy briefings. Some groups are supported by powerful business or political interests and exert considerable influence on the political process, others have few such resources. Some have developed into important social, political institutions or social movements. Some powerful Lobby groups have been accused of manipulating the democratic system for narrow commercial gain and in some instances have been found guilty of corruption, fraud, bribery, and other serious crimes; lobbying has become increasingly regulated as a result. Some groups, generally ones with less financial resources, may use direct action and civil disobedience and in some cases are accused of being a threat to the social order or 'domestic extremists'. Research is beginning to explore how advocacy groups use social media to facilitate civic engagement and collective action.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of advocacy group in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of advocacy group in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of advocacy group in a Sentence

  1. Kat West:

    Monning said. Compassion Choices, an assisted suicide advocacy group that pushed for the law, recently launched a bilingual campaign, a speaker's bureau and a free hotline for people who want more information. The group also has a confidential consultation program for doctors. The organization is sending out volunteers to saturate the state and get the word out, said Kat West, its national director of policy and programs. But there is a lot of work ahead, it is one thing to pass a law.

  2. Larry Rosenbluth:

    Second Amendment issues have yet to take center stage in the 6th District Congressional race, in which Republican Karen Handel faces a June 20 runoff against Democrat Jon Ossoff. However, President Donald Trump is scheduled to hold a fundraiser for Republican Karen Handel after delivering a speech at the The NRA meeting. The president, who received the NRA’s endorsement early on in his campaign, is expected to deliver pro-Second Amendment remarks that resonate with the crowd. But lawyer Larry Rosenbluth, a 6th district Democrat who likes to hunt and considers Larry Rosenbluth a Second Amendment advocate, told Fox News Larry Rosenbluth ’d like to see policymakers on both sides of the gun debate seek common ground. The NRA has always had a policy that if you give an inch, they'll take a mile, i don't think The NRA needs to be that slippery slope where one compromise leads to drastic measures. The NRA AFFILIATE SUES CALIFORNIA OVER GUN-CONTROL LAWS THAT' DEMONIZE' FIREARM OWNERS Amy Jeffs, who lives in 6th district and follows the Georgia legislature for the advocacy group.

  3. The ACLU:

    When employers in male-dominated fields advertise their jobs only to men, it prevents women from breaking into those fields. What’s more, clicking on the Facebook ads brought viewers to a page listing numerous other job opportunities at these companies for which job seekers might be qualified, because no women saw these ads, they were shut out of learning not only about the jobs highlighted in the ads, but also about any of these other opportunities, the advocacy group said. Joe Osborne, Joe Osborne, told Fox News :.

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