Consumer Protection

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.

Boost Baby Formula Supplies and End Parents’ Pain

Infants around America are being deprived of sustenance largely because of the domination of a few baby formula manufacturers. Call for a bust-up of this destructive monopoly that is hurting hungry children.

End Ban on Cohabitation in Single-Family Homes

Officials in a Kansas town are trying to dictate with whom their constituents choose to live. Demand these out-of-touch leaders stop compounding the rent and housing woes of desperate consumers.

Success: Homemade Guns Responsible for Thousands of Crimes Regulated by Law

Deadly guns that can be made from home in minutes are fast becoming a dangerous new front in the epidemic of gun violence. These ghost guns cannot be traced, putting them within easy grasp of would-be criminals. Applaud the long-overdue effort to take these weapons out of the darkness.

Stop Hurting Consumers for Anti-Immigrant Political Stunt

A supply chain that delivers food and other valuables is being intentionally disrupted by a governor’s politically motivated dictate on immigration. Politics is once again playing havoc with the lives and livelihoods of already-burdened American consumers. Call for an end to the insanity.

Demand Equitable Repairs to Century-Old Sewer System

New York City is battling with a century old drainage system that leaves apartments under water, floods subway systems, and turns streets into rivers. Meanwhile, Mayor Eric Adams has just provided new sewers and water mains to his home neighborhood of southwest Queens. Demand that he turn his eye to the rest of the city and make a plan to fix the entire sewer system.

Protect Vulnerable Communities From Destructive Tsunamis

Tsunamis are an under-recognized but deadly threat to coastal communities near and far. Demand more expansive funding for the technologies and warning systems that could stop these disasters from becoming insurmountable crises and tragedies.

Prevent Amusement Park Tragedies Following Teenager’s Fall to Death

A teenager lost his life after falling from an amusement park ride, and safety violations could have possibly played a role in the tragedy. Demand accountability in this incident and similar cases where recreation turns deadly.

Don’t Enable Russia’s Censorship

YouTube has become the last man standing in Russia’s war on media and truth. Demand the influential platform resist calls to sever its availability to the Russian people.

Amazon: Stop Selling Suicide Poison

Despite years of pleas, the world’s top online retailer is still peddling a product that’s potentially associated with several suicides. Grieving family members, and Congress itself, have not moved the needle of action. Help enact the needed change and save lives.

Prevent Pandemic of Podcast Disinformation

Podcasting platforms have become the latest haven for conspiracy theorists and opportunistic profiteers spreading chaos and division. Meanwhile, real lives are being destroyed by online lies. Demand leaders stop letting these destructive elements stay unleashed.

Stop Criminal Misuse of Apple Tech Trackers

A new Apple product is the source of serious security concerns. Demand the company take every measure possible to prevent criminals from using AirTag locaters as victim-tracking devices.

Don’t Let Upgraded Mobile Tech Put Flights in Peril

Planned widespread technology that could deliver high-speed internet to the masses could also interfere with important aircraft operations. Airline passengers could be facing even longer delays and more cancellations if miscommunications between the aviation and telecommunications industries are not resolved. Demand a resolution to this consumer crossroads.

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.

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