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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Colombian president announced his support for legalizing marijuana for medical purposes. Legalization would help those with terminal illnesses and also quell drug-related violence in the region. Sign the petition and thank President Santos for taking a strong stand on the issue of legalization.
Voters are being misled by websites that appear to belong to local news organizations, while in fact, a powerful political organization is disguising its partisan press releases as neutral reporting. Urge the chairman of the organization to stop deceiving voters.
Too many lives have been lost in senseless acts of gun violence that could have have been prevented. Support common sense measures to keep guns away from dangerous and unstable individuals and protect our communities.
Big agribusinesses would be able to act with little to no oversight if a recent proposal to dismantle statewide regulations on agricultural practices is approved. Urge state legislators to rescind this amendment immediately and help protect consumers, livestock, and the environment.
The 41 Republicans that blocked raising the minimum wage are going to give themselves a $2,800 raise. Tell our ‘public servants’ to stop being so greedy and help the American people.