Government

Update Dangerous Commuter Rail System

Update Dangerous Commuter Rail System

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.

Applaud Success of Small Business Initiative

Applaud Success of Small Business Initiative

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.

Applaud Record-Breaking Settlement with Navajo Tribe

Applaud Record-Breaking Settlement with Navajo Tribe

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.

Stop the Use of Dangerous Oil Tankers

Stop the Use of Dangerous Oil Tankers

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.

Keep Sex Workers Safe

Keep Sex Workers Safe

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.

Declassify Crucial 9/11 Documents

Declassify Crucial 9/11 Documents

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.

Don’t Force Airmen to Take Religious Oath

Don’t Force Airmen to Take Religious Oath

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.

Stop Warrantless Drone Surveillance

Stop Warrantless Drone Surveillance

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.

Tell Mexico to Invest in Clean Energy

Tell Mexico to Invest in Clean Energy

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.

Follow Through with Immigration Reform

Follow Through with Immigration Reform

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.

Congratulate City for Making Solar a Default Resource

Congratulate City for Making Solar a Default Resource

Solar power will now be the default generation resource for Austin, Texas, thanks to a new plan that focuses on climate concerns as well as economic considerations. Congratulate Austin for its tremendous progress in the transition to renewable energy resources.

Keep Guns Away from the Mentally Unstable

Keep Guns Away from the Mentally Unstable

Unstable individuals should not possess firearms, and a proposed policy would help ensure the temporary confiscation of dangerous weapons from the mentally ill. Urge lawmakers to pass this important bill and help save lives.

Drop Hypocritical Lawsuit Targeting Federal Education Standards

Drop Hypocritical Lawsuit Targeting Federal Education Standards

The governor of Louisiana is suing the federal government over the implementation of new educational standards. The lawsuit is complicated, however, by his past support and enthusiastic welcome of those same standards. Urge the governor to drop his hypocritical lawsuit.

Lower Cost of Residential Solar Installations

Lower Cost of Residential Solar Installations

One signature could make residential solar installation cheaper and easier. A new bill would promote more use of solar energy and serve to protect the environment. Urge the governor to sign the bill.

Convince Senator to Return to Work on Immigration Reform

Convince Senator to Return to Work on Immigration Reform

A powerful lawmaker is backing away from important immigration reform, citing concerns with border security. His concerns would be addressed by the bill, which would improve border security by a great deal. Ask the lawmaker to return to work.

Protect Benefits of Struggling Citizens

Protect Benefits of Struggling Citizens

Single parents with multiple children and poor young adults may soon lose the government benefits that they rely on to make ends meet. Urge the Prime Minister to stop this plan from going into effect and give struggling citizens the assistance they require to better their lives.

Stop Reckless Fearmongering About Immigrants

Stop Reckless Fearmongering About Immigrants

A powerful politician is stoking baseless fears that terrorists could be crossing into the U.S. through the border with Mexico. There is no evidence that anything of the sort has happened. Tell the politician to stop frightening people without cause.

Stop Advocating for Government Support of Dangerous Militias

Stop Advocating for Government Support of Dangerous Militias

A prominent organization has called for state support and funding of militia groups as a method of dealing with a border crisis. These groups are hateful and potentially violent, and should not receive support from anyone. Urge the organization to take back its recommendations.

Stop Silencing Climate Change Scientists

Stop Silencing Climate Change Scientists

As ice levels reach record lows in Canada, the government continues to block climate change scientists from sharing information about environmental degradation through the media. These policies are putting both the environment and the Canadian population in danger. Sign the petition to demand that information about climate change flow freely throughout the country.

Stop Attack on Freedom of the Press

Stop Attack on Freedom of the Press

In an attack on the free press, a reporter is being prevented from leaving Afghanistan while the government investigates an article he wrote. He has been accused of no crime and there is no reason to hold him. Urge the Afghan Attorney General to set him free.

Stop Another Wasteful Government Shutdown

Stop Another Wasteful Government Shutdown

A prominent conservative lawmaker is planning to risk a government shutdown as a way of opposing the president’s policies. Such a shutdown would have serious negative effects on the economy and cost the government and taxpayers billions. Urge this lawmaker to drop his plans.

Stop the Militarization of Police Forces

Stop the Militarization of Police Forces

Excessive militarization of American police forces has resulted in overly aggressive cops inflicting violence and tragedy, mostly on people and communities of color. Demand that the Department of Defense stop providing combat gear and weaponry to local law enforcement.

Save City from Economic Ruin

Save City from Economic Ruin

Atlantic City has an unemployment rate of 14 percent and will have witnessed the closure of four casinos at the end of 2014. Governor Chris Christie plans to hold a summit to make Atlantic City prosperous again. Sign the petition and help Atlantic City escape its economic downturn.

Thank Senators for Working to Restore Control Over Acts of War

Thank Senators for Working to Restore Control Over Acts of War

Congress may soon have more control over the use of military force, thanks to the efforts of two senators. This would foster more debate and make it less likely that the nation would go to war lightly. Thank the senators for their work.

Thank Senator for Investigating the Militarization of Police

Thank Senator for Investigating the Militarization of Police

Many police officers have access to military-grade weapons and equipment that may not be necessary, and that are used against undeserving targets. A prominent lawmaker has announced his intention to investigate the militarization of police forces. Thank the lawmaker for looking into this important issue.