Government

Terminate Employment of Officers Involved in Misuse of Deadly Force

Terminate Employment of Officers Involved in Misuse of Deadly Force

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.

Support Women’s Rights Advocate’s Campaign for Congress

Support Women’s Rights Advocate’s Campaign for Congress

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.

Condemn China for Restricting Foreign Journalists

Condemn China for Restricting Foreign Journalists

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.

Demand Real Penalties For Bank Crimes

Demand Real Penalties For Bank Crimes

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.

Save the Free Press from Shutting Down

Save the Free Press from Shutting Down

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.

Ban Workplace Discrimination Against LGBT Individuals

Ban Workplace Discrimination Against LGBT Individuals

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.

Demand Congressman’s Resignation for Threatening Reporter

Demand Congressman’s Resignation for Threatening Reporter

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.

Demand Congress Raise Minimum Wage

Demand Congress Raise Minimum Wage

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.

Encourage News Channel Host to Practice Responsible Journalism

Encourage News Channel Host to Practice Responsible Journalism

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.

End Congressman’s Assault Rifle Giveaway

End Congressman’s Assault Rifle Giveaway

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.

Support Japanese Opposition to U.S. Military Base

Support Japanese Opposition to U.S. Military Base

US military bases on a Japanese island are polluting the environment and endangering communities. Support the island’s residents in opposing the military presence.

Demand the National Football League Pay Taxes

Demand the National Football League Pay Taxes

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.

Condemn Bill Forcing Millions into Starvation

Condemn Bill Forcing Millions into Starvation

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.

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Thank Pentagon for Respecting Religious Freedom

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.

Applaud Mother for Standing up to Childhood Molester

Applaud Mother for Standing up to Childhood Molester

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.

Keep Church and State Separate in Public Schools

Keep Church and State Separate in Public Schools

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.

Keep Buffer Zones Around Abortion Clinics

Keep Buffer Zones Around Abortion Clinics

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.

Demand Fair Copyright Laws

Demand Fair Copyright Laws

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.

Demand Justice for Campaign Crimes

Demand Justice for Campaign Crimes

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.

Demand Improved Procedures for Rape Investigations

Demand Improved Procedures for Rape Investigations

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.

Don’t Let Criminals Off the Hook for Being Rich

Don’t Let Criminals Off the Hook for Being Rich

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.

Open Federal Investigation into Violent Murder of Homeless Man

Open Federal Investigation into Violent Murder of Homeless Man

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.

Demand Accountability for America’s Secret Wars

Demand Accountability for America’s Secret Wars

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.

Encourage New 911 Law to Save Lives

Encourage New 911 Law to Save Lives

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.

Demand Apology from Politician for Comparing Food Stamps to Slavery

Demand Apology from Politician for Comparing Food Stamps to Slavery

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.