Consumer Protection

Don’t Let Cough Syrup Claim Kids’ Lives

Children have allegedly died after taking a commonly used medicine: cough syrup. Demand an immediate and comprehensive investigation into this urgent consumer health crisis.

Demand Tougher Restrictions on Cancer Causing Herbicide

The herbicide glyphosate causes aggravated cancer risks, according to a new study. This controversial chemical has so far managed to remain off the hook despite billions spent in lawsuit settlements with cancer victims. Demand the EPA impose tougher restrictions to address this public health crisis.

Fast Track Investigation Into Potentially Dangerous Tesla Autopilot Feature

Tesla’s much-hyped autopilot technology has been involved in several fatalities in recent years. The Department of Transportation recently initiated an investigation into an eight-vehicle crash disrupting the San Francisco Bay Bridge. Demand a speedy resolution of the probe to ensure the safety of America’s roads.

Stop Gas Stoves From Lighting Flame to Environment and Kids’ Health

Gas stoves are a source of dangerous carcinogens and cause 12 percent of childhood asthma. Yet, vested interests are trying to prevent a shift to proven safter alternatives. Demand leaders prioritize public well-being and ban these health hazards.

Don’t Let Benefit Cuts Overburden Struggling Consumers

The poorest UK citizens could soon lose important benefits that boost their quality of life and their ability to be fully participating consumers in the marketplace. Demand leaders reject an idea that would only favor the rich.

Amazon: Answer to Accusations of Stealing Tips From Delivery Drivers

Amazon has reportedly been raking in tens of millions of dollars in tip money intended for workers. Tell the company to stop its apparent deception of consumers and employees.

Amazon: Be Transparent Regarding Offensive Streaming Content

Amazon recently decided to keep an antisemitic documentary on its video streaming platform. Naturally, there was some backlash from those who may feel the film is a personal attack on their identity. Urge the CEO of Amazon Web Services to create a more transparent system for how the company chooses content to protect all paying consumers.

Stop Holding the US Back From Economic Growth

President Joe Biden’s efforts to produce more goods domestically have spurred conflict regarding trading relationships between western countries. However, growth in the US means increased trade opportunity for the world and it should be encouraged. Urge international leaders to give the US a chance to show the benefits of its economic growth.

Break Up Ticketmaster’s Live Entertainment Monopoly

A day of excitement for eager concert fans quickly transformed into crushing disappointment. A major monopoly dominating the music industry shares a large part of the blame. Help end Ticketmaster’s overreaching stranglehold on the consumer experience.

Don’t Let Cracks in Cyber Security Imperil Consumer Privacy

The personal data of millions of Twitter users could be at risk. Demand authorities stop company chaos from making consumers collateral damage.

Protect Consumers From Losing Big in Cryptocurrency Bubble Burst

Cryptocurrency is in freefall, and it is taking investors along for the ride. Demand leaders protect consumers from unchecked and unregulated greed.

Don’t Squeeze Every Dollar Out of Distressed Consumers

A popular low-price discount store may be unfairly overcharging customers for its supposed bargain buys. Call for an end to these reportedly deceptive practices.

Stop Political Attacks From Escalating Into Real-Life Attacks

Political attack ads are seemingly helping drive extremism and violence. Demand a social media giant push for truth and transparency in political ads on behalf of consumers.

Stop Charging More to Dairy-Free Customers at Coffee Shops

Some people prefer non-dairy milk in their coffee drinks and others may require it because of medical dietary restrictions. However, this often-necessary modification costs the consumer more money at Dunkin’ coffee shops. Demand Dunkin’ support consumers’ needs and stop charging more for non-dairy milk.

Don’t Let Soccer Fans Die For Sport

A massive sports event turned into a massive tragedy after 131 people died at a soccer game. Serious violations and breaches allegedly fueled the deadly crush and stampede. Call for accountability and needed change to protect players and fans.

Prevent Offshore Wind Turbines From Destroying Fishing Industry

Offshore wind turbines have serious potential to disrupt the local fishing industry, putting legacy fishermen at risk. Demand these turbines undergo strict review to ensure that workers don’t lose their livelihoods in the name of preserving the environment.

Cut Credit Card Fees That Overburden Consumers

Consumers could save hundreds of dollars a year if changes to the credit card fee system come to pass. Demand lawmakers side with Americans over powerful and greedy conglomerates.

Keep Potential Anorexia and Bulimia Inducers Out of Kids’ Hands

Weight loss supplements are fueling the fire of the eating disorder epidemic amongst teens. Demand lawmakers take action to curb the sale of these possibly dangerous substances.

Twitter: Protect Consumer Privacy and National Security

Consumer privacy, and national security, may be under constant attack at Twitter. A whistleblower claims the company is doing nothing to solve its security breaches. Demand they face the music of a comprehensive investigation.

Don’t Punish Activists for Exposing Animal Abuse

Undercover investigations have exposed corruption and protected the health and welfare of consumers and animals. Several states, however, still prosecute undercover activists. Demand that lawmakers stop treating these advocates like criminals.

Don’t Turn Doorbells into High-Tech Surveillance Devices

Video doorbells have become a part of pop culture, and they’ve also become a serious threat to privacy. Demand Amazon stop breaching trust with their consumers.

Stop Putting Potential Toxin in Skittles

A popular candy consumed by millions contains a toxin that may cause cancer and genetic damage. Call on the company that manufactures Skittles to stop risking consumers’ lives and health.

Give Airplane Passengers Refunds They Deserve

Airlines are costing consumers billions of dollars with cancelled flights while giving passengers no return on their investments. Demand lawmakers stop getting in the way of needed reform.

Justice for Teens Endangered and Killed at Reportedly Reckless Nightclubs

A night of celebration transformed into a life-changing and life-ending tragedy for South African teens. At least 21 young people died from unknown causes at a local nightclub. Call for a full investigation into liquor-selling establishments accused of illegally putting young lives at risk.

Don’t Let Russian Invaders Spark Worldwide Hunger Catastrophe

Widespread hunger and famine could result from the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The under-siege nation currently cannot export its grains and other essential foods that help feed hundreds of millions of people around the world. Urge global alliances to help end Russian blockades that are costing lives.

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