A predatory detective who took nude photographs of a female suspect may get away without serving jail time for his crimes. Demand that he serve his sentence locked up in prison.
Investing in job training and rehabilitation instead of incarceration could save money and help offenders integrate back into society. Please support this initiative that would create better and safer communities.
A local government is trying to ban the practice of giving assault rifles, tanks, and other military gear to police forces, which has resulted in brutal crackdowns of protests across the country. Support legislation that would end this dangerous police militarization.
An acclaimed news organization is a threat on par with the murderous militant organizations ISIS and Boko Haram, according to a new chief of a federal media agency. Tell the misguided chief that news agencies meant to inform the public should never be equated with terrorists.
A plan to prevent state resources from going to federal spying agencies is currently up for debate in the state legislature. Tell the governor you support resource bans for agencies that practice unconstitutional spying.
A homophobic lawmaker is trying to block same-sex marriage licenses from being issued in Texas, even if the practice is legalized. Demand that he abandon this bigoted proposal at once.
Children who are victims of abuse or trauma now have a furry, happy friend to help them recover from their difficult experiences. Applaud the woman responsible for obtaining a therapy dog for children in desperate need of a calming, trustworthy friend.
Mugshots of African American men were reportedly used as targets by police officers during gun training. Demand that the department fire the officers responsible and immediately discontinue this disturbing practice.
County clerks may soon be permitted to withhold marriage licenses from same-sex couples on the basis of their personal religious beliefs. Tell the state representative responsible for this blatantly discriminatory bill to abandon it at once.
Miami Beach police officers will no longer be required to be Tasered before being permitted to use the non-lethal weapon against civilians. Demand that the police chief not do away with this crucial requirement.
The Bible may soon become an official state book, despite the fact that it would be a clear violation of the separation of church and state. Demand that the state representatives responsible abandon their efforts immediately.
A police officer threatened people of color and posted calls for a ‘race war’ on social media. Demand that this dangerous individual be fired from a position where he is expected to protect people.
Certain segments of the Catholic faith continue to demonize gay people and advocate for ‘gay cure’ therapy. Demand that a governor cancel his scheduled appearance to speak at an event hosted by one of these Catholic organizations.
A member of Nebraska’s Board of Education runs a blog that has repeatedly called President Obama a ‘half-breed’ and mocked LGBT people. Demand that the governor remove him from his position immediately.
Juvenile prison systems are extremely expensive to operate and utterly ineffective in terms of rehabilitation. Urge Texas state legislators to put an end to the child prisons that leave so many kids too traumatized to function in the outside world.
The NRA is trying to force its views into the public education system by requiring schools to spend three weeks a year on the Second Amendment with an NRA-approved lesson plan. Urge legislators to put a stop to this attempted brainwashing.
Muslims continue to be demonized and held accountable for the actions of a handful of extremists by the Republican Party. Demand that an official who issued a call to arms against all Muslims be immediately fired from his position.
Attitudes towards refugees and those seeking political asylum in the U.S. may soon shift due to the new Republican majority in Congress. Encourage the Senate to place high value on freedom for all who are oppressed in the upcoming years.
Although Obama promised a ‘nuclear-free world’ when he was running for office, he now plans to spend up to $1 trillion on nuclear weapons. Please let him know that this is not what we elected him for and demand that he stop this dangerous plan immediately.
Injuring workers and denying them benefits hasn’t stopped companies from being awarded billions in federal contracts. Applaud President Obama for helping hold these violators accountable.
A policeman recently shot and killed a woman in front of her family while attempting to shoot her dog. Urge the police department to host gun safety classes and compassion training to ensure this devastating event does not recur.
A cop allegedly took an intoxicated female prisoner out of jail and back to his house in order to have sexual relations with her. Fortunately he was stopped before he could complete his plan, but the officer remains in power. Demand this cop be fired.
The first transgender mayor was just elected in India. Join us in congratulating her and India for making real progress on the rights and representation of transgender people.
Many grand jurors are barred from ever speaking publicly about cases they have served on. Silencing them perpetuates injustice and prevents much-needed reforms. Call on the courts to stop enforcing this absurd gag order.
Federal funds for evidence-based social programs like K-12 education and home visits to vulnerable families have recently been cut. Ensure that funding continues to go to programs that truly make a positive and lasting impact.