RELEASE: Understanding Sharia Law, Debunking Conservative Claims

By Matthew Duss and Wajahat Ali To read the full report, click here. Washington, D.C. — Today, the Center for American Progress released the issue brief, “Understanding Sharia Law: Conservatives’ Skewed Ideas Need Debunking,” by Matthew Duss and Wajahat Ali. Though conservative pundits have presented Islamic religious law as a growing threat to the United...

RELEASE: CAP’s Krehely on the Institute of Medicine’s LGBT Health Report

Washington, D.C. — Jeff Krehely, Director of the LGBT Research and Communications Project at the Center for American Progress, issued the following statement on today’s release of the Institute of Medicine’s "The Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People" report: "The Institute of Medicine’s 'The Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People' report...

RELEASE: The Perils of Privatizing the U.S. Mortgage Finance System

By David Min | March 29, 2011 Read the full report (pdf) Download the introduction and summary (pdf) The U.S. Congress and the Obama administration are now earnestly engaged in the complicated process of reforming our nation’s mortgage finance system. The decisions they make will have enormous impacts on the shape of the U.S. financial...

RELEASE: What Health Care Reform Means for LGBT Americans

By Kellan Baker and Jeff Krehely To read the full report, click here. WASHINGTON, D.C – Today, the Center for American Progress and the National Coalition for LGBT Health mark LGBT Health Awareness Week with the release of "Changing the Game: What Health Care Reform Means for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Americans,” by Jeff...