Lowering the veteran unemployment rate is the main goal of legislation set to be introduced and passed very soon. Support the employment of veterans and the increased incentive for employers to hire these brave individuals.
A former police officer who was fired from his last department for shooting and killing a 93-year-old black woman has been hired on as a volunteer in a neighboring jurisdiction, putting many others at great risk of his violence. Demand that the precinct he is volunteering for fire him at once.
A mission to detect life on Europa, one of the moons of Jupiter, is in development. Sign this petition to encourage this effort by NASA.
A man murdered and cannibalized a woman, and now he is profiting from his crime by selling his story and doing paid interviews. Please sign this petition to make sure that this is stopped immediately.
Laws that result in people of color being shot and killed at disproportionately high rates must be reformed, and one congressman has introduced legislation to do just that. Demand that his progressive anti-racism bill be signed into law.
Undercover filming and photography of cruel conditions on factory farms farms could be banned in several states. Urge a governor to reject this proposal and ensure that the unheard voices of suffering farm animals be heard.
The right of the public to access police officer body camera footage could be revoked, despite the fact that it would completely undermine police officer accountability. Demand that the congressman who introduced this repressive idea abandon it at once.
A police officer charged with DUI is being allowed to return to his job. Urge the Bethlehem City Council to appeal this potentially dangerous decision.
A child was seriously injured by a flash-bang grenade when a SWAT team raided the wrong house. Now, the government is refusing to pay his medical bills. Demand that the family be paid full medical restitution.
Mass spying on citizens has been demonstrated to be an ineffective method for preventing terrorism. Ask Prime Minister Stephen Harper to withdraw his support for a bill that would potentially criminalize dissenting free speech.
All transcripts of grand jury testimony about the country’s most recent mass lynching massacre have been lost or destroyed, according to government sources. Many are now claiming that there was a deliberate cover-up to protect the perpetrators. Demand that the FBI launch a full investigation into these allegations.
Doctors an legally refuse to treat LGBT people in need of help, simply because of their sexual orientation or gender. Demand that a nationwide ban on discrimination against LGBT people by medical professionals be put in place at once.
Christianity’s God could soon be enshrined in Tennessee’s state Constitution, despite the fact that it would be a shameless violation of the separation of church and state. Demand that the congressman who introduced this discriminatory proposal abandon it without haste.
The addition of body cameras for police officers in Texas is in the works. This would significantly improve the relationship between police officers and citizens. Praise the recent progress and the officers’ commitment to following protocol and ensuring safety.
A predatory police officer could be placed back on active duty even after he was accused of fondling a woman he had placed in handcuffs in the back of his patrol car. Demand that the police department he works for fire him and revoke his pension to ensure that he can never do this again.
A lack of rehabilitation programs in the U.S. has caused our prison population to grow to the highest rate of incarceration in the world. Urge government to implement successful rehabilitation programs and lower the incarceration rates of non-violent offenders.
A homophobic Republican Party official is still on the job even after he threatened that the country would suffer “God’s wrath” if same-sex marriage became legal. Demand that the official be fired for his bigoted fearmongering.
A commitment to lowering veteran suicide rates and improving mental health programs has recently been made by the federal government. Applaud legislators and the ForceChange community for prioritizing the welfare of one of our country’s most vulnerable populations.
A racist police chief is back in power after a brief suspension for complaining about people of color in emails with his department. Demand that the city he works for hold him responsible for his actions and fire him immediately.
The Bible may become Tennessee’s official state book, despite the fact that it would be a blatant violation of freedom of religion. Demand that the representative who proposed this idea abandon his discriminatory effort at once.
The minimum wage is an astonishingly low $2.13 an hour for tipped restaurant servers, more than $5 less than the regular federal minimum wage. This law applying to servers is outdated and unfair. Demand action to increase the federal tipped minimum wage and ensure servers fair pay.
Rape is never anything except ugly and horrible, but a politician has declared it to be a beautiful thing if it results in the birth of a child. Tell this ignorant man that a victim’s choice to continue a pregnancy can be beautiful, but being told that rape is beautiful is incredibly ugly. Demand an apology from this politician for his grossly ignorant statements about rape.
A terrorist bomber recently published his autobiography from prison and tried to earn money off its publication until a judge blocked his request. Praise the judge for withholding money from a convicted terrorist.
Pro-women legislators are trying to close the gender wage gap that has given women less money for equal work for decades. Demand that the legislation they are proposing to end this problem is signed into law.
A sexist and homophobic technologist has been hired by Jeb Bush to be his presidential campaign’s chief technology officer despite his history of insensitive remarks about women and gay people. Demand that he be fired from the campaign at once.