Consumer Protection

Success: Crucial Emergency Alerts for Drivers Preserved

AM radio, a source of life-saving emergency messages, will live on after all in at least one major auto manufacturer, and perhaps every new vehicle in the country. Applaud the preservation of a crucial source of communication and information for drivers.

Protect Renters From Unaffordable Housing and Eviction

Renters are too often the victims of unscrupulous practices and of state laws that fail to protect them. Demand tenants’ rights receive full legal recognition.

Don’t Deprive Low-Income Kids of Milk and Dairy

Got milk? For millions of kids and women, the answer may soon be not enough to maintain health and well-being. Demand a renewed dedication to ensuring strong dairy intake regardless of income level.

Don’t Deprive Drivers of Radio Emergency Alerts

Crucial emergency alerts may soon be lost to drivers of new vehicles that lack AM radio. Demand the traffic agency tasked with saving lives protect this life-saving service.

Protect Eye Drop Users From Infection and Potential Death

Eyedrops have apparently been linked to a harmful bacterial outbreak that has, in the worst cases, caused blindness and death. Demand regulators do more to safeguard consumers from this potential threat.

Twitter: Don’t be a Propaganda Machine for Mexican Drug Cartels

Twitter is reportedly becoming the propaganda machine for Mexican drug cartels. Cartel members are apparently openly flaunting videos of decapitated heads and using hardcore images as profile banners. Demand Twitter to suspend the accounts of narco groups.

Stand Up for Consumers’ Reproductive and Medical Rights

Walgreens has decided to stop distributing the drug needed for medical abortions, bowing to empty threats from opportunistic politicians that apparently matter more than serving all of its consumers equally. Demand a different course of action from another pharmacy influencer.

Demand Transparency in Political Advertising Law

A new law meant to encourage much-needed transparency in political advertising could unintentionally open the door to suppression of free speech. Demand a well-purposed legal text to promote free speech and pluralism on the internet.

Don’t Put Dangerous Dark Chocolate on the Shelves

Dark chocolate poses a possible health risk to consumers due to the reported excessively high levels of dangerous metal found within it. Urge more steps be taken to curtail this ongoing alleged hazard.

Microsoft: Stop Promoting Online Disinformation

A platform affiliated with Microsoft is letting millions of dollars flow to websites flagged for spreading blatant disinformation. Such a step has the potential to spread harmful lies and hate speech on the web. Demand a ban on funding disinformation sites.

Demand Official Investigation of Alleged Accounting Fraud Scheme

A top conglomerate has been accused of stock market manipulation in a crucial report by a major law firm. The subsequent investor fallout resulted in a loss of some $110 billion in its value. Demand an official inquiry by the government.

Success: Tesla’s Reportedly Dangerous Self-Driving Cars Under Investigation

The Autopilot suite in Tesla vehicles has been under the scanner of federal agencies due to its alleged responsibility for multiple crashes. The Department of Justice requested further clarifications from the company on this matter. Acknowledge this timely action taken by the US Government.

Don’t Let Consumers Become Digital Pirates or Victims of Piracy

Chatbots, image generators, and other content creation hubs powered by artificial intelligence are on the rise and raising complex questions about digital piracy. Demand leaders provide legal clarity on this sticky subject.

Don’t Let Antifreeze in 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.

Ban Cancer Causing Chemical in ‘Roundup’ Weedkiller

The chemical in Monsanto’s Roundup weedkiller causes aggravated cancer risks, according to a recent study. Demand the EPA impose tougher restrictions on this dangerous chemical.

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 Twitter 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.

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