Consumer Protection

Don’t Put a Price Tag on Consumer Rights

Don’t Put a Price Tag on Consumer Rights

What will $225 buy? At the Federal Communications Commission, it will buy a consumer the ‘right’ to file a complaint. Urge the nation’s primary regulatory agency for our most popular communication services to start taking consumers seriously…or pay the price.

Prohibit Amazon From Building Tech for U.S. Immigration Authorities

Prohibit Amazon From Building Tech for U.S. Immigration Authorities

Amazon employees recently demanded the company’s CEO not sell facial recognition technology to government or law enforcement agencies. They worry that it would be used to facilitate human rights abuses against immigrants and people of color. Support the demands of Amazon employees and protect human rights by signing the petition.

Discipline Donut Franchise Manager Accused of Racism

Discipline Donut Franchise Manager Accused of Racism

A Dunkin’ Donuts location recently removed a sign that allegedly bribed customers with free coffee to report any staff members not speaking English. Such a sign is a clear act of racism, and even though it is gone, we cannot trust a manager who would place it to begin with. Sign this petition to demand the manager of this location be terminated for this reported racism.

Stop Targeting Online Consumers with Higher Prices and Taxes

Stop Targeting Online Consumers with Higher Prices and Taxes

Net neutrality has ended, leaving millions of consumers vulnerable to the whims of internet service providers. A new sales tax may soon be levied against customers of small online businesses. Stop the continued assault on consumer choice and freedom.

Stop Hurting American Consumers With Foolish Trade War

Stop Hurting American Consumers With Foolish Trade War

President Trump’s highly controversial tariffs on U.S. allies could inflict serious damage on industries that empower America’s heartland and on American consumers nationwide. Demand an end to damaging trade policies aimed at our allies.

Celebrate Major Retailer Removing Dangerous Paint Thinners

Celebrate Major Retailer Removing Dangerous Paint Thinners

Lowe’s made a big step forward in banning toxic paint strippers from their stores. Sign this petition to applaud their decision to protect the public.

Stop Direct-to-Consumer Marketing of Pharmaceuticals

Stop Direct-to-Consumer Marketing of Pharmaceuticals

Direct-to-consumer marketing by pharmaceutical companies is misleading consumers on the risks and benefits of drugs. Sign the petition to urge the FDA to enforce guidelines focusing on informing and protecting consumers.

Protect Consumers From Trump’s Political Grudges

Protect Consumers From Trump’s Political Grudges

President Donald Trump is using his office to settle political scores through the Post Office. Prevent the president from pressuring one of the country’s longest-running institutions into an action that would hurt U.S. consumers.

Investigate Sean Hannity for Housing Fraud

Investigate Sean Hannity for Housing Fraud

Sean Hannity has been unmasked as the alleged leader of a shell corporation dedicated to buying foreclosed homes. Demand an investigation into Hannity’s reported practices at once!

Investigate Google Apps That Reportedly Track Children

Investigate Google Apps That Reportedly Track Children

Apps on the Google Play Store are potentially gathering your child’s data without your consent. These apps may be in violation of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). Demand that Google revise its app submission process in order to make it harder to skirt around COPPA.

Bass Pro Shops: Stop Selling Assault Weapons

Bass Pro Shops: Stop Selling Assault Weapons

Bass Pro Shops and its subsidiary Cabela’s, are still selling assault weapons after other retailers have pulled them from their shelves. In the wake of the Parkland shooting, we cannot have even a single shop selling such dangerous weapons that no everyday human needs to own. Sign this petition to demand the Bass Pro Shops company stop selling these weapons.

Applaud Dick’s Sporting Goods for Taking a Stand Against Gun Violence

Applaud Dick’s Sporting Goods for Taking a Stand Against Gun Violence

The tragic mass shooting at a Florida high school, and the student organizations demanding change, have prompted a major chain retailer of firearms to take action. Dick’s Sporting Goods has committed to enacting stronger restrictions to protect America’s youth, including no longer selling assault-style rifles. Support this important promise and the positive example it sets.

Praise Airline for Yanking NRA Member Benefits

Praise Airline for Yanking NRA Member Benefits

Delta Airlines is the latest major company to pull their support of the NRA, ending their member benefits program as well as asking for their information to be removed from the NRA website. This is a huge step forward in the fight for stronger gun control laws. Sign this petition to thank the airline for prioritizing consumer safety.

Praise Walgreens For Transgender-Friendly Bathroom Policies

Praise Walgreens For Transgender-Friendly Bathroom Policies

After a customer was denied the right to enter the ladies’ room due to ‘looking male,’ Walgreens has finally changed their bathroom policy to allow customers to use whichever bathroom they feel comfortable with regardless of gender. Sign this petition to thank Walgreens for aiding the continuing fight for transgender rights.

Demand Transparency: Why Does Apple Intentionally Slow Down Older iPhones?

Demand Transparency: Why Does Apple Intentionally Slow Down Older iPhones?

Apple admitted to purposely slowing down the processing speed in older iPhones, raising huge questions about the company’s transparency and honesty with its customers. One senator has written a letter to Apple’s CEO looking for answers about this issue. Demand that these questions be publicly answered, and that Apple increase transparency about its practices.

Save Rule Protecting Consumers from Deceptive Hidden Airline Fees

Save Rule Protecting Consumers from Deceptive Hidden Airline Fees

A consumer protection that would require airlines to disclose baggage and other fees will not take effect, according to an announcement by the Department of Transportation. Demand that these necessary protections be maintained and enforced, not suspended.

Keep the Internet Free and Open for All

Keep the Internet Free and Open for All

The government is set to roll back net neutrality laws that keep the internet open and free for all. Sign the petition and demand that the government not eliminate these regulations.

Don’t Hike Fees for Popular National Parks

Don’t Hike Fees for Popular National Parks

National parks will become less accessible as the federal government raises their fees. Sign the petition and demand that the fee hike not be implemented so that national parks can remain accessible for all.

Microsoft: Don’t Collect Our Private Data

Microsoft: Don’t Collect Our Private Data

Microsoft has been accused of collecting private data from users without adequate consent. Sign this petition to demand they stop.

Wells Fargo Chief Executive Must Step Down

Wells Fargo Chief Executive Must Step Down

Following the millions of fake accounts created without the knowledge or consent of the customers whose names and information were used, Wells Fargo Bank continues to have serious problems that put their customers at risk. Demand that the chief executive of Wells Fargo resign so that real changes within the company can be implemented.

Reinstate Regulation Against Broadcast Monopolies

Reinstate Regulation Against Broadcast Monopolies

The FCC has loosened regulations for how many radio and television stations one broadcasting organization can own. This, just in time for the broadcast giant, Sinclair Broadcast Group, to broker a deal that will monopolize the market and the message. Sign this petition demanding the FCC reinstate regulations that limit market ownership.

Stop Throwing Out Life-Saving Drugs

Stop Throwing Out Life-Saving Drugs

Billions of dollars are being wasted in the healthcare industry when pharmaceuticals with faulty expiration dates are thrown out unnecessarily. Sign the petition and demand that this waste be brought to an end.

Success: Alliance Formed to Combat Sexism in Advertising

Success: Alliance Formed to Combat Sexism in Advertising

U.N. Women and several big companies have joined together to form an alliance against sexism in advertising. This is a big step for the advertising world, which has continued to rely on gender stereotypes and hypersexualization for years. Sign this petition to thank the Unstereotype Alliance for tackling this issue.

Hold British Official Accountable for Tower Tragedy

Hold British Official Accountable for Tower Tragedy

A deadly tower inferno in London has been blamed by some on a lack of basic safety features such as sprinklers or evacuation routes. British officials appear to have been aware of safety hazards such as these in thousands of London high-rise buildings. Sign this petition to demand that the former housing minister apologize for his alleged inaction and call for tougher enforcement.

Take Toxic Chemicals Out of Household Cleaners

Take Toxic Chemicals Out of Household Cleaners

Phenol is a toxic compound that can lead to respiratory issues, coma, and even death. It’s in many consumer cleaning products but can cause harm to animals and children. Sign this petition to remove phenol from Lysol products.

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