Unformatted text preview: • E.g., Humane Society, PETA • Types of interest groups, cont’d. • Equal opportunity interest groups : organize to promote the civil and economic rights of underrepresented or disadvantaged groups – Age • E.g., AARP, Children’s Defense Fund – Race and ethnicity • E.g., NAACP, LULAC, AIM – Gender • E.g., NOW, EMILY’s List, Eagle Forum – Sexual orientation • E.g., GLAAD, PFLAG, Log Cabin Republicans – Interest group politics • Direct lobbying : direct interaction with public officials for the purpose of influencing policy decisions...
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- Fall '14
- Prevent Gun Violence, public interest groups, Reproductive rights groups