After firing over 100 rounds into a vehicle occupied by two innocent civilians, eight officers will be allowed to return to their previous positions within the police department. Demand that these officers, found to have acted against policy, be terminated from employment.
Women’s rights advocate Sandra Fluke recently filed a request for the California Democratic Party to endorse her campaign for Congress. Encourage the CDP to endorse Fluke for the seat and continue the fight for women’s rights.
The United States is becoming concerned by Chinese restrictions upon foreign journalists. Urge the Chinese government to foster a spirit of cooperation with the rest of the world.
Although many American citizens are in jail for non-violent drug charges regarding the use and sale of marijuana, the United States has brought no official charges against any individuals at a gigantic bank that was allowing Mexican drug cartels to launder money at the bank. Sign the petition to demand an end to this hypocrisy and to bring justice to those responsible.
Newspapers in Venezuela are shutting down due to a paper shortage. Demand the government provide newsprint so journalists can continue being a voice for the community.
A bill that outlaws workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity is stalled in the U.S. Congress. Call for this vital civil rights bill to be brought up for a vote.
A New York congressman threatened to throw a reporter off a balcony after being asked a question about an ongoing investigation. Demand the Congressman resign from his position.
President Obama recently raised the minimum wage of federally contracted workers to $10.10 per hour. A gridlock in Congress has prevented this minimum wage from being instituted nationwide, which is a significant concern considering how inflation has been on the rise. Sign this petition and demand Congress raise the national minimum wage to that of federal workers.
A right-winged pastor recently appeared on a popular news channel to discuss his newest book, in which he claims that President Obama, the new healthcare law, and gay marriage are precursors to the anti-Christ. Ask this popular news show host to stop inviting on such radical guests and return to responsible journalism.
A U.S. Congressman is giving away a free assault rifle in a contest, as part of his campaign for election to the Senate. Demand that he end this irresponsible campaign gimmick.
US military bases on a Japanese island are polluting the environment and endangering communities. Support the island’s residents in opposing the military presence.
The National Football League has been disguising itself as a nonprofit to avoid paying taxes. Tell President Obama to revoke this extremely profitable organization’s tax-free status.
A recent bill proposes all citizens on food stamps must show ID. However, 21 million people in the program are without ID and have no easy way to acquire one. Sign this petition to oppose pushing millions of people into starvation in America.
The Pentagon has raised the military’s accommodations for religious observance. However, more needs to be done to allow Sikh men to serve their country. Tell the military to further support religious tolerance and freedom.
A mother has come forward and exposed her childhood molester to the world via YouTube. Although the sexual predator remains free, she did lose her job as an assistant principal. Applaud the victim for her courage in exposing her molester and protecting other children from being victimized.
All students deserve the chance to learn without being intimidated because of their religion, or pushed to convert. Demand an end to ongoing religious harassment in America’s schools.
The Supreme Court is deciding whether or not to uphold a law that keeps anti-abortion protesters 35 feet from the entrance of abortion clinics. Call on the justices to uphold this law and protect women from undue harassment and intimidation by pro-life activists.
The only real changes to copyright law since the 1970’s have been favors to the recording and film industries, which disenfranchise individual citizens to benefit major corporations. Pressure our legislators to pass copyright laws that protect individuals from corporations, and not the other way around.
A political action committee called Crossroads GPS has been found to have broken federal campaign finance laws. Demand that the Federal Election Commission bring charges against the organization and prosecute it for this crime.
The Memphis Police Department has accrued a backlog of roughly 15,000 untested rape kits. Victims of rape are forgotten and their attackers are free to repeat the offense while this critical evidence lies in storage. Bring justice to violent criminals and demand improved procedures for conducting rape investigations.
A teenager killed four people in a drunk driving accident, but was only given ten years on probation. His defense was that he was the product of an affluent household and ignorant of the law. Help ban this ridiculous defense from being used in court again.
Two former police officers were recently acquitted for their roles in the beating of a mentally ill man. The man was so badly injured that he died in hospital five days later. Demand that a federal trial be conducted against the officers.
The United States’ unofficial military grasp has grown to encompass 134 nations across the globe. These elite operations cost taxpayers billions each year, all without independent oversight. Demand accountability for America’s secret wars.
A woman who was attacked and killed in a hotel room did not receive prompt medical attention due to the hotel’s multi-line system that complicates dialing ‘911.’ The woman’s father is working on a law that will make dialing 911 in a hotel as simple as it would be at home. Sign this petition to help turn this idea into law.
A Republican Senate candidate recently made comments comparing food stamps to slavery, suggesting that they prevent poor people from learning a lesson. Encourage this politician to apologize for his insensitive remarks.