Government

End Epidemic Veteran Unemployment and Poverty

End Epidemic Veteran Unemployment and Poverty

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.

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Fire Cop With History of Violence

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.

Applaud Proposal for Exploration of Europa

Applaud Proposal for Exploration of Europa

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.

Don’t Allow Murderer to Profit from His Crime

Don’t Allow Murderer to Profit from His Crime

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.

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Reform Dangerous ‘Stand Your Ground’ Laws

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.

Don’t Ban Undercover Farm Photos and Videos

Don’t Ban Undercover Farm Photos and Videos

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.

Don’t Censor Police Body Camera Footage

Don’t Censor Police Body Camera Footage

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.

Don’t Rehire Officer Charged with DUI

Don’t Rehire Officer Charged with DUI

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.

Justice for Toddler Injured by Police Grenade

Justice for Toddler Injured by Police Grenade

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.

Don’t Spy on Citizens

Don’t Spy on Citizens

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.

Investigate Possible Cover-Up of Anti-Black Massacre

Investigate Possible Cover-Up of Anti-Black Massacre

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.

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Don’t Let Doctors Refuse to Treat LGBT Patients

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.

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Keep Christian Favoritism Out of Constitution

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.

Support Body Cameras for Police Officers

Support Body Cameras for Police Officers

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.

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Fire Cop For Alleged Sexual Abuse of Arrested Woman

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.

Increase Prison Rehabilitation Programs

Increase Prison Rehabilitation Programs

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.

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Fire Fearmongering Republican for Threatening ‘God’s Wrath’

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.

Success: Commitment Made to Lower Veteran Suicide Rate

Success: Commitment Made to Lower Veteran Suicide Rate

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.

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Fire Chief of Police Who Sent Racist Emails

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.

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Don’t Make the Bible Tennessee’s State Book

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.

Ensure Fair Payment for Servers

Ensure Fair Payment for Servers

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 NOT Beautiful

Rape is NOT Beautiful

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.

Thank Judge for Denying Money to Terrorist Bomber

Thank Judge for Denying Money to Terrorist Bomber

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.

Close the Gender Wage Gap

Close the Gender Wage Gap

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.

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Fire Campaign Staffer Over Sexist and Homophobic Tweets

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.