In 2019, another legal and social crossroads looms for the United States where gender discrimination endures unabated. To date, 37 states have ratified the ERA. In 2019, the historic 38th was expected to involve either Virginia or Arizona’s State legislatures to no avail. How will gender equality fare in Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina and elsewhere?
“Make no mistake: The president has declared open season on the places Americans love by opening them up for mining, drilling, logging and developing in other ways that would destroy the natural and cultural heritage.”
– Jamie Williams, President of The Wilderness Society
In rapid-response, Caplan’s strategy defended the jobs of 9,000 government scientists, engineers, lawyers and others from a hostile, anti-science White House. Forced retirements and a hiring freeze had a cooling effect on the federal workforce responsible for protecting public health and the environment.
In 1989, the Exxon Valdes was America’s worst environmental disaster. And, nearly two decades after oil spill still spoiled the environment and the economy of Prince William Sound, Alaska, the survivors took their fight to the Supreme Court.
Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Religion and Faith Program hired Caplan to generate statewide, national, and local news for interfaith clergy members, theologians, and local communities of faith.
After years of legislative gridlock, President Barack Obama’s executive order to act on climate change and jumpstart local economies.
In, 2011, during Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, Caplan revealed to Beltway and national reporters how ill-equipped and vulnerable America’s reactors are to a future tragedy.
Caplan represented the Mobile Baykeeper, the largest Gulf of Mexico advocacy group, during the disaster that spilled 4.9 million barrels of oil.