Veterans who served our country deserve access to the best possible healthcare for themselves and their families. Stand up for veterans and support funding for critical health programs.
In the past decade, the Canadian government has allowed its environmental footprint to widen as its policies weaken. Demand that Canada increase its efforts to reduce harmful emissions and improve climate protection laws.
The environmental and safety costs of carbon pollution need to be incorporated into all major decisions made by the federal government. Urge the government to use all of the tools at its discretion to calculate the true costs of its decisions and make the information available to the public.
A wealthy 16-year-old boy accused of four counts of murder has walked away with a simple probation sentence. This is evidence of a justice system too concerned with financial status rather than fair sentencing. Denounce this ruling and demand that the teen be justly punished.
America’s roads and bridges are in desperate need of repair. Officials claim private investment is the solution although such projects often carry outrageous hidden costs. Demand an end to the privatization of public infrastructure.
Far too often, women are the victims of mass violence and shootings. Speak up now to protect women from violent misogyny by keeping deadly guns away from abusers.
Mothers and their partners will now get paid maternity leave in a major U.S. city. Applaud this monumental decision in favor of mothers’ rights.
An attraction based on Noah’s ark is discriminating against employees based on religion. This bigotry is clearly illegal. Urge officials to withdraw the millions in generous gifts pledged to support the project.
Anyone wishing to photograph federally-owned land could soon be required to purchase an expensive permit, or face a hefty fine. This decision violates First Amendment rights. Urge the organization responsible for this proposal to keep nature photography free and legal.
Two police officers were recently suspended after an aggressive attack on an innocent teenager caused him to lose consciousness. Praise disciplinary action against the officers, and ensure that further action is considered should an investigation find the officers guilty of misconduct.
Pet insurance companies will now be required to clearly and concisely explain what their plans offer and do not cover. Applaud this movement to make pet insurance work for pet owners, rather than against them.
A 19-month-old child was badly injured during a search warrant raid, however, the officers responsible have evaded criminal charges for their negligent actions. Demand that the officers be punished for severely injuring an innocent child.
People under investigation for links to terrorism shouldn’t be able to purchase deadly assault weapons. Support keeping guns out of the hands of suspected terrorists.
For Americans living and working overseas during elections, voting is often a confusing process. Many simply don’t vote. Applaud advocacy groups’ efforts to improve the process and help these citizens participate in democracy.
Citizens are protesting the Chinese government’s decision to appoint a communist official as Hong Kong’s next leader, but the government has rejected the people’s wishes. Stop the injustice by telling the president of China to allow citizens the right to choose who leads them.
Mumbai, India’s commuter rail system is causing hundreds of fatalities and health issues. Urge the city’s government to upgrade the railway system to provide its citizens with safer transportation.
Hundreds of entrepreneurs have become successful business owners thanks to a new Texas law relaxing regulations for home businesses. Praise the law, which has given the recovering economy a much-needed boost.
The Navajo tribe was recently awarded a record-breaking settlement following decades of mismanagement by the United States. Applaud this historic decision and the much-needed resources it provides the tribe.
The major model train car used for transporting crude oil has recently been deemed inadequate for use. New regulations require an updated version of the car to be used, but companies are still transporting their oil with the old model. Tell the Secretary of Transportation to enforce the new regulations more strictly for the sake of public safety.
In countries where the trade of consensual adult sex is legal, rates of abuse against workers are lower, sexually transmitted infections among workers and clients are reduced, and sex trafficking is less prevalent. Urge the government to legalize prostitution to protect workers and offer them more control over their lives.
Several pages of the official 9/11 report dealing with who funded the terrorists were blacked out by the government. It has been thirteen years since 9/11 and these pages are still classified. Demand the president release this information as it the American peoples’ right to know.
An atheist recently tried reenlisting in the Air Force but was denied when he would not swear to God. Tell the Air Force religious freedom needs to be respected for our military and to let this airman reenlist.
Citizens are being left vulnerable to invasions of privacy due to the stalling of legislation that would require warrants for the use of drones for surveillance. Support passage of this bill before the rights of citizens can be violated.
Mexico’s President is planning to exploit untapped oil and natural gas. Demand that the President stop this plan and instead invest Mexico’s resources into clean, renewable energy.
President Obama has delayed crucial immigration reform, betraying immigrant families and American citizens alike. Urge the President to keep his promise and use executive action to end this humanitarian crisis.