Today millions across the Middle East and North Africa are using their voices to demand their rights and freedoms. In some ways the unfolding drama of the Arab Spring mirrors Amnesty International's story.
Granting permission to an industry, and enforcing laws and regulations for that same industry are two diametrically-opposed functions. There is no reason they should be handled by the same agency -- no matter what industry we're talking about.
The Interior Secretary has announced that he is canceling all 77 contested leases surrounding some of Utah's most stunning national parks. This redrock wilderness can now remain part of our natural heritage.