Mandatory registration of certain drones by the Federal Aviation Administration was recommended by the Department of Transportation. Support this recommendation to combat drone-related danger.
A mentally ill homeless man was beaten to death by two police officers. Despite video evidence, the police officers involved in the beating were acquitted. Applaud city officials for settling a civil suit and agreeing to pay the victim’s family $4.9 million for this devastating crime.
A rape victim advocacy group is suffering due to a lack of funding from the state government. Demand an end to this financial stalemate so that rape victims can receive vital support.
Intense forest fires have ravaged Indonesia and neighboring countries, poisoning hundreds of thousands of people and causing $14 billion in damage. Urge the United Nations to send immediate aid to help Indonesia put an end to this crisis.
U.S. drone air strikes kill innocent people and incite fear of U.S. terror abroad, according to former U.S. Air Force service members. Demand President Obama end this controversial warfare.
The United States is ranked 120th out of 169 countries in voter turnout. Voter suppression tactics and difficulties in getting to the polls are two major causes for such low voter turnout. Sign the petition to support legislation naming Election Day a national holiday and increase voter participation in the democratic process.
President Obama’s nomination for the head of the FDA is a man that has previously worked directly with pharmaceutical drug companies, receiving significant funding from them for his projects. Sign this petition to demand that President Obama revoke his nomination to avoid putting a Big Pharma supporter as the head of such a powerful administration.
South Korea has recently agreed to hold a meeting with North Korean officials to discuss peace negotiations as a precursor to further high-level discussions. Insist South Korea encourage the North Korean government to allow their citizens free passage to and from the country.
U.S. governors are attempting to bar Syrian refugees from entering their states. Denying them access runs counter to the ideals upon which America was founded. Demand that Governor Hogan recognize his responsibility and provide these immigrants with a safe haven.
A bomb exploded in a northeastern city of Nigeria that has killed an estimated 32 people and injured another 80. Insist that the Nigerian government identify the culprits behind this bombing and bring them to justice.
Sixteen weapons were stolen from an Army Reserve location in a rural community after a break-in. Neither the thief nor the weapons have been retrieved. Insist that the Army Reserve increase security and surveillance to prevent similar incidents in the future.
Eight dead infants wrapped in towels and placed in plastic bags were found in the apartment of a missing 45-year-old woman and within its vicinity. Find the woman believed to be the children’s mother and bring the murderer of infants to justice.
Citizens United has allowed our government to be bought by the wealthy and has marginalized our citizens’ voices. Sign the petition today to support Senator Warren’s efforts to obtain a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United.
Two American contractors were among five killed at a Jordanian police training center just outside of Amman. Encourage the Jordanian government to cooperate with the U.S.’ investigation into this tragic killing.
A man arrested for threatening to shoot up elementary schools could be given his guns back, as well as his right to purchase more guns, if a rumored plea deal goes through. Urge the prosecutor to reject any deal that allows this man to own firearms again.
Programs proven to be successful towards ending gang violence have had their funding cut. Sign this petition and demand funding be returned to these important programs.
The federal Cost of Living Adjustment for 2016 will be 0.0%, which will drastically affect the lives of our retired military, disabled veterans, and senior citizens who rely on this income to survive. Please sign the petition to help these at-risk citizens.
A district court judge of over sixteen years was shot outside of her home by an unknown suspect and seriously injured. Insist that local police do everything in their power to apprehend the shooter and charge them to the fullest extent of the law.
Child care costs more than rent in the vast majority of U.S. communities, taking up over 30 percent of the average family budget. Demand that the government invests in our children’s future by working to make child care affordable for everyone.
Making Christmas Eve a federal holiday will provide emotional, mental, and spiritual relief to our country’s devoted workforce. The extra day off will allow employees to visit their families and recharge from the stresses of work, providing a much-needed boost before starting the new year. By urging President Obama to sign a executive order, you can help make Christmas Eve into an officially recognized holiday.
Four people in Mexico are now permitted to grow and smoke their own marijuana for recreational use for the first time. Applaud this step towards opening the door to broader drug reform that could help end the violent war on drugs in Mexico.
The federal ban on marijuana would be lifted if a new bill introduced by Senator Bernie Sanders is passed. Urge officials to end marijuana prohibition and take a step towards ending the unnecessary war on drugs.
A six-year-old boy is dead after marshals allegedly opened fire into a car his father was driving. Demand that the officers are fired for their blatant carelessness and that they are punished to the full extent of the law.
Nine-year-old Tyshawn Lee was shot multiple times by an unknown suspect and died in an alley of his neighborhood. Urge local police to identify this boy’s killer and bring them to justice.
Planned Parenthood has been dropped as an eligible organization for donations from Arizona state employees. Tell Arizona Governor Doug Ducey to stop this unfounded attack on Planned Parenthood and to reinstate the organization as eligible for charitable donations.