Consumer Protection

Stop Swindling Consumers Desperate for Health and Food Essentials

Major grocery and retail chains are taking advantage of Americans’ desperate need for essential items. Prices on products like groceries and COVID-19 tests are soaring. Demand an end to price gouging that swindles consumers on a devastating scale.

Stop Strangling Innovation and Competition

Patent trolls threaten the vitality of business start-ups and options for consumers. Demand renewed protection against these hostile actors and their abuse of the legal system.

Save Lives From Insidious Suicide Websites

Dangerous online presences may be pushing people in mental health crisis into taking their own lives. Demand tech companies protect consumers from the deadly impact of suicide websites.

Success: Communities Protected From Lead Exposure

Lead-contaminated and health-hazardous drinking water could soon be a danger of the past. Applaud leaders for taking on a long-standing affront to consumer protection.

Stop Deceiving Families About Deplorable Nursing Home Conditions

Five-star nursing homes have allegedly successfully hidden serious negligence and other violations against residents on their grounds. Meanwhile, the government that is supposed to supervise these caregivers and protect citizens often looks the other way. Urge essential reforms in this flawed, misleading, and dangerous system.

Success: Infrastructure to Receive Billion-Dollar Upgrade

America’s infrastructure is about to receive a major boost thanks to continued calls for change. Applaud an investment that will benefit transportation, communication, public health, the environment, and more.

Stop Theft of Shipped Packages That Steals Consumers’ Money and Time

Consumers are losing their already-paid goods to thieves at an alarming rate. These packages disappear from railyards, ports, and backs of trucks. Demand leaders take action to stop this wholesale robbery of the American people.

Nine Concertgoers Killed in Music Festival Disaster Deserve Justice

Thousands of people attended a Houston music festival for fun and instead endured tragedy. Accountability for this mass casualty event can only be achieved with impartial and independent investigations. Demand clear answers for victims and survivors.

Stop Gutting Homeowner’s Insurance for Benefit of Corporations

Florida homeowners are facing setbacks in their insurance coverage and their ability to receive just compensation from unscrupulous insurers. Demand the state prioritize these valued consumers over corporate greed.

Stop Deadly Chemicals from Harming Families

Chemicals that are linked to infertility, brain tumors, Parkinson’s disease and leukemia are in products we use everyday. Tell the EPA to do its job and get these deadly chemicals out of our homes.

Ban the Use of Toxic Teflon in Cookware

Teflon contains hazardous chemicals that accumulate in the human body and never biodegrade. Ban its use in cookware and utensils.

Remove Images of Murder and Other Viral Violent Content From Social Media

When images of a young woman’s lifeless body went viral on social media, the quest for justice for her and her family began. Urge a Congress supposedly determined to take on social media giants to hold these corporate entities accountable for their inaction on violent content.

Bust Big Tech’s Mobile App Monopoly

Big tech bullying of app stores and developers is undermining the marketplace and robbing millions of consumers of choice. Demand an end to these underhanded business practices.

Don’t Let Social Media Become Haven for Anti-Semitic Hate

Anti-Semitism is alive and thriving on social media platforms like Facebook. Demand this company take a stronger lead in keeping disinformation and hate speech from reaching millions of consumers.

Stop Putting Apparently Poisonous Makeup on the Market

A toxic substance found in popular cosmetics could be putting the health of countless consumers at risk. Demand regulatory agencies hold the non-transparent makers of these potentially hazardous products to a much higher standard.

Stop Playing Tug-of-War With Embattled Consumers

Northern Ireland is the latest center of dispute between the United Kingdom and the European Union. The region’s consumers are set to bear the brunt of the burden of these continued fights. Urge cooler heads to prevail and a unified plan of action to emerge.

Stop Unfairly Cutting Consumers From Credit Options

Credit is too often the death blow to consumers wanting that long-sought-after big purchase. Individuals with the ability to pay should not be defined by one number. Demand the replacement of credit scores with a more inclusive and accurate system for lenders and borrowers.

Prevent Further Tragedy Due to Deteriorating Infrastructure

A condo’s collapse in Florida may have killed over 150 people. Disturbing reports have emerged about strong warnings regarding the building’s safety…warnings that were apparently ignored. Urge a stronger standard for accountability as the search for answers continues.

Protect Consumer Data From Hacks and Breaches

Millions of Americans have their personal data put at risk during routine online transactions, but a proposed federal policy could change this. Demand lawmakers get behind strengthening consumer privacy at the national level.

Don’t Put Cruise Passengers and Other Consumers at Risk of COVID-19

Florida businesses are being denied a key tool for protecting consumers during the pandemic. The governor has prohibited vaccine mandates, even for cruise ships that house thousands of passengers. Demand this politician stop steering businesses toward public health catastrophes.

Recall Cancerous Sunscreen Products

Sunscreen is meant to protect us from skin cancer, yet the FDA allows unsafe levels of known carcinogens in many commonly used sunscreens. Urge the FDA to recall these products, and make sunscreens safe for everyone.

Prevent Deception and Fraud in Online Retail

Consumers may at last have recourse for damages suffered in the often-abused digital marketplace. Demand transparency and accountability from online retailers.

Success: Action Taken to Save Infants From Harmful Foods

Infants are exposed to poisoned and improperly labeled baby foods due to a lack of regulation. Thanks to proposed legislation, this concern can be a thing of the past. Sign this petition to applaud the Baby Food Safety Act of 2021.

Stop Endangering People With Toxic Chemicals in Food

The Kraft-Heinz company allegedly poisons consumers with dangerous chemicals in their processed foods. Phthalates are linked to serious health issues like thyroid disorder and sexual dysfunction. Sign this petition to protect consumers from this ghastly substance.

Idaho, Stop Taxing Periods

Menstrual products are subject to a sales tax in Idaho, where hair loss treatment is not. This taxation of menstruating individuals is an act of discrimination and must be put to a stop. Tell Idaho to stop taxing periods.

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