Articles written by: Halie Abarr

I'm from southern California and recently received my undergraduate degree in International Studies with a minor in Human Rights.

Urge Congress to Repeal Supreme Court Campaign Finance Decision

Urge Congress to Repeal Supreme Court Campaign Finance Decision

The Supreme Court made a decision that changes the landscape of elections by allowing corporations to donate unlimited amounts of money. This allows corporations to elect officials who can change laws so that they benefit corporations rather than individual citizens. Don’t let this continue.

Pressure Portland Police Bureau to Ensure Excessive Force is Not Used Against Mentally Ill

Pressure Portland Police Bureau to Ensure Excessive Force is Not Used Against Mentally Ill

In recent investigations, the Portland Police Bureau has been found guilty of using excessive force against suspects and in some cases using deadly force. Many of these acts have been perpetrated against mentally ill persons. While the Portland Police Bureau has begun working to solve these issues, don’t allow them to lose progress when the spotlight fades and tell them they will be watched until this problem is solved.

Update Food Safety Laws in the U.S.

Update Food Safety Laws in the U.S.

America’s food safety laws are 70 years out of date and are to blame for the continuing outbreaks of food-borne illnesses. New laws were signed into action last year but are being held captive by government agencies who refuse to enact the changes needed to save lives. Don’t allow this to continue, demand that these laws go into effect immediately.