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The Center for Organizational Research and Education (CORE) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to research and education about a wide variety of activist groups, exposing their funding, agendas, and tactics.

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Projects

Uncovering the Truth About Big Green's Agenda

Find out more about Big Green activists and how their agenda hurts you.

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Environmental Policy Alliance

The Environmental Policy Alliance (EPA) is devoted to uncovering the funding and hidden agendas behind environmental activist groups and exploring the intersection between activists and government agencies.

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Big Green Radicals

Big Green Radicals is a project of the Environmental Policy Alliance (EPA), which exists to educate the public about the real agenda of well-funded environmental activist groups. The EPA receives support from individuals, businesses, and foundations.

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EPA Facts

EPA Facts is a project of the Environmental Policy Alliance dedicated to highlighting the high cost of the Environmental Protection Agency’s regulatory actions and peeling back the layers of secrecy surrounding the agency’s actions.

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Green Decoys

Environmental and left-wing foundations have poured millions into “sportsmen,” “hunting,” and “angling” groups, using them as cover to push their pet causes. See the evidence, and learn about the fringe agendas of these organizations.

Defending Consumer Choice Since 1996

Learn more about defending your rights against the growing nanny state and fringe animal rights activists like PETA and the Humane Society for the United States.

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Center for Consumer Freedom

Founded in 1996, the Center for Consumer Freedom is a nonprofit organization devoted to promoting personal responsibility and protecting consumer choices. We believe that the consumer is King. And Queen.

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Humane Watch

The dog-watchers at the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) need their own watchdog too. HSUS now has an annual budget around the size of an NFL payroll. It has become too big and too unaccountable. Someone has to pay closer attention.

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PETA Kills Animals

PETA Kills Animals exposes the deadly hypocrisy of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, which kills up to 97% of the cats and dogs at its “animal shelter” every year.

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Prop 65 Scam

In 1986, environmental and public health activists convinced California voters to approve the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act — better known as Proposition 65. Prop 65 Scam exposes the law’s many flaws that have imposed massive burdens on businesses without appreciably improving Californians’ health.

Exposing Junk Science and Sensationalist Headlines

Tired of scary headlines and activist driven junk science? Dr. Joe Perrone holds scientists and the media accountable.

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Center for Accountability in Science

The Center for Accountability in Science provides a balanced look at the science behind alarmist news stories and examines the organizations behind the effort to scare consumers.

Fighting Radical Activists One Fact at a Time

There are a lot of activist groups out there. We give you the facts you need to understand who’s funding them, what their agendas are, and how seriously (or not) you should take them.

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Activist Facts

The organizations we track on this site are tax-exempt nonprofits, many of which engage in anti-consumer activism. Many are linked by personnel, history, and finances. These groups promote false science, scare campaigns, and sometimes even violent “direct actions” to threaten our right to choose certain products.

Updates

How the ASPCA Shortchanges Animals and Donors
Humane Watch

You’ve seen the Sarah MacLachlan ads on TV–but do you know how donations to the ASPCA are really used? Today we’re...

PETA Admits: Vegan Diets Kill Animals
Center for Consumer Freedom

After years of harassing people with “meat is murder” messages, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) recently made...

10 Reasons 2022 Was the Worst Year for Fake Meat
Center for Consumer Freedom

No matter how you look at it, 2022 was a dismal year for fake meat. The over-saturated plant-based meat alternative...

The 10 Biggest Tap Water Failures of 2022
Center for Accountability in Science

While 2022 brought a lot of good news in many ways, America’s tap water supply continued to present issues throughout...

“Humane Society” Spends $350,000 on Severance Instead of Pets
Humane Watch

We’ve obtained a copy of the most recent tax return for the Humane Society of the United States. Once again,...

Orange County Register: Consumers deserve more credit card competition
Center for Consumer Freedom

A recent report from the National Retail Federation predicts holiday sales will increase by roughly seven percent this year compared...

Animal Rights Extremists Condemn Thousands of Animals to Cruel Demise
Humane Watch

Animal rights activists placed wildlife at risk after releasing 10,000 carnivorous mink from a farm in Hoaglin, Ohio–as well as...

SHOCK STAT: Consumers Shoulder $140 Billion a Year in Hidden Credit Card Swipe Fees
Center for Consumer Freedom

Currently, consumers are really feeling a financial squeeze. The latest federal government data finds consumer prices, on average, have increased by nearly...

HumaneWatch Condemns Palestinian Mayor’s Brutal Dog Bounty Policy
Humane Watch

Tayseer Abu Sneineh, the Palestinian mayor of the West Bank city of Hebron, offered a bounty to citizens for killing...

Washington Post: California’s pork proposition would raise prices
Center for Consumer Freedom

The spin in vegan activist Wayne Pacelle’s Oct. 28 letter, “Farm animal welfare,” claiming that the pork industry is supportive...

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