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Anonymous Donors

The Ethical Sperm Bank: An All-Open Sperm Bank. An Idea Whose Time Has Come

Wendy Kramer | Posted 07.22.2016 | Impact
Wendy Kramer

A cultural phenomenon is growing these days in the world of gamete donation. The voices of the donor-conceived are growing louder and clearer, and the vast majority express that knowing or having known the identity of their donors is better than not knowing.

Police Officers Pull Over Drivers In Need, Hand Out $100,000 From 'Secret Santa'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 12.29.2014 | Good News

In Kansas City, flashing red and blue lights had drivers seeing green earlier this month, after an anonymous wealthy benefactor enlisted sheriff's dep...

'Speechless' Teacher Left Crying After Mystery Patrons Cover Tab For Students With Autism

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 05.20.2014 | Good News

The teachers and students of Matthew Jago School in Sewaren, N.J., have an anonymous couple to thank, after the kind strangers picked up the restauran...

Flush Out Anonymous Funders of Political Attack Ads

Allan Brawley | Posted 05.05.2013 | Politics
Allan Brawley

Even if only a small number were to withdraw their names and financial contributions, insisting on disclosure will have been worth the effort. Regardless, we deserve to know who they are.

Move Over Real Housewives, It's Time for Fun With Secret Donors

Tanya M. Acker | Posted 08.08.2012 | Politics
Tanya M. Acker

With the rise of groups like ALEC, which provide legislative templates for congressional minions who obtain their marching orders behind closed doors, the marketplace of ideas has been co-opted by shady secretives who prefer to advance their agendas under cover of benign acronyms.

SLIDESHOW: Top Stories Of Huge Anonymous Holiday Donations

Posted 12.21.2011 | Impact

It's not just office parties and weekend gatherings where you'll find Secret Santas these days. Across the country, anonymous donors are going beyo...

Judge Deals A Major Blow To Gay Marriage Opponents

Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.08.2012 | San Francisco

U.S. District Judge Morrison England has denied a request by anti-gay marriage groups to make secret the list of donors to the $40 million Proposition...

Offspring of Egg and Sperm Donors to Benefit From New Law

Tamar Abrams | Posted 09.24.2011 | Politics
Tamar Abrams

There are some one million donor-conceived children in the U.S. today; my daughter is one of them. And starting July 22, one state started to improve their access to critical information about their donors.

Campaign Finance Disclosure Sunlight Is Needed

Charles Kolb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charles Kolb

Democrats, Republicans, and Tea Party supporters should find common ground on one minimum requirement: full disclosure of all the funds that enter into and influence our public elections.

Exclusive Interview With Populist Caucus Chairman Bruce Braley

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Bruce Braley's campaign was an interesting one, because rather than try to distance himself from his own party or from what Democrats have accomplished in the past few years, Braley instead embraced his own record.

Sam Stein

Michael Steele: 'I Don't Know That' Anonymous Donors Are A Problem (VIDEO) | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele continued the GOP's defense of the current campaign finance system, arguing on Sunday that there...

Would You Buy a Used Party from These People?

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Rick Horowitz

"Hey there! Welcome to GOP AutoWorld -- you look like a couple of folks who are ready for a change! Dump the old clunker for something new!" "Are you gonna keep shouting?"