Consumer Rights

Save Our Internet Privacy Protections

Save Our Internet Privacy Protections

Our private information is at risk as the Senate voted to do away with internet privacy protections and allow companies to track our activity without permission. Demand that internet privacy regulations that protect consumers be upheld.

Stop Blocking LGBTQ Videos on YouTube

Stop Blocking LGBTQ Videos on YouTube

Content posted by some LGBTQ bloggers has been flagged as sensitive material by YouTube even though the videos contain no offensive depictions. Sign this petition to demand that these videos be made accessible when using the restrictive search feature.

Stop Price Gouging by Alternative Energy Providers

Stop Price Gouging by Alternative Energy Providers

Consumers are being overcharged by alternative utility suppliers that use predatory and deceptive business practices to rope in new customers. Sign this petition calling on Congress to protect consumers from exorbitant rate increases.

Don’t Allow Airlines to Hide Prices from Customers

Don’t Allow Airlines to Hide Prices from Customers

The Trump Administration has suspended transparency laws that would have protected airline passengers and their wallets. Sign the petition and demand that the president start protecting Americans, not billion dollar corporations.

Demand Google Stop Disseminating Harmful, Fake, and Biased News

Demand Google Stop Disseminating Harmful, Fake, and Biased News

Google Home has been providing its users with fake news and unreliable facts through the “snippet” program, which uses an algorithm to answer user questions but is unable to check its sources. Demand that the program be scrubbed and only released when it can answer with true, reliable facts.

Tobacco Industry: Stop Excessively Targeting Poor Black Neighborhoods

Tobacco Industry: Stop Excessively Targeting Poor Black Neighborhoods

The tobacco industry has recently been discovered to be advertising more to poor black neighborhoods than to any other demographic. This is underhanded racism by an industry already ruining the health of millions. Sign this petition to demand this exploitation of poor black neighborhoods stops now.

Amazon: Stop Promoting Anti-Semitism with Holocaust-Denying Books

Amazon: Stop Promoting Anti-Semitism with Holocaust-Denying Books

Amazon is condoning anti-Semitism by allowing the sale of Holocaust-denying books, despite its policy prohibiting the sale of offensive materials. Tell the retail site to respect its own policy and remove these offensive titles from its sites immediately.

Stop Trump From Allowing Import of Conflict Minerals

Stop Trump From Allowing Import of Conflict Minerals

President Trump plans to reverse a rule that forces companies to declare whether they are using conflict minerals — minerals obtained in conflict zones. This may contribute to more conflict and will reduce consumers’ ability to make ethical purchases. Demand that the president abandon his plans.

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Success: Starbucks Begins Placing Recycling Containers in Stores

Starbucks has been in the spotlight for years because of how many of their cups end up in landfills. However, they have recently begun placing recycling containers and testing completely recyclable cups in the UK. Sign this petition to show your support and ensure this action continues.

Reevaluate Gun Violence in PG-13 Movies

Reevaluate Gun Violence in PG-13 Movies

Movies rated PG-13 contain more gun violence that those rated R. It is obviously time for a change in the way we rate films. Demand that the Motion Picture Association of America reevaluate its rating system with regard to gun violence in films.

FedEx Must Stop Supporting the NRA

FedEx Must Stop Supporting the NRA

The NRA is standing in the way of gun reform that could prevent senseless tragedies and deaths, but its members get a discount from FedEx. Demand that the company stop giving discounts to the men and women who have used political lobbying to oppose the safety of the American people.

Applaud Kellogg’s for Pulling Ads From Anti-LGBT Website

Applaud Kellogg’s for Pulling Ads From Anti-LGBT Website

Kellogg’s has pulled its ads from Breitbart News, a harmful and hateful alt-right website that has published anti-LGBT and anti-woman rhetoric. Applaud the company for taking a stand against the alt-right and for standing in solidarity with the nation’s marginalized groups.

Get Toxic Weed Killer Out of Our Food

Get Toxic Weed Killer Out of Our Food

Large amounts of toxic weed killer are in many popular food brands. This weed killer is poisoning customers and nothing is being done to stop it. Sign this petition to demand a ban on the use of dangerous herbicides in order to keep our food safe.

Boycott Ivanka Trump’s Clothing Line

Boycott Ivanka Trump’s Clothing Line

Ivanka Trump’s clothing line supports child labor and foreign economies while her father campaigns against sending jobs overseas. She has stood by this man even after hearing him admit that he gropes women, and many are boycotting her clothing brand so as not to put any more money into the pockets of this family. Give your voice by signing this petition to demand that stores like Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s stop selling the Ivanka Trump Collection.

Applaud Makeup Company’s Use of Male Model

Applaud Makeup Company’s Use of Male Model

CoverGirl has chosen a male to represent the company in a role that has always been held by a woman. The new marketing campaign will open the eyes of the mainstream and show that makeup is an art form for people of all genders. Thank CoverGirl for going against gender norms and standing up for nontraditional identities.

Success: Wells Fargo CEO Steps Down Under Pressure

Success: Wells Fargo CEO Steps Down Under Pressure

Wells Fargo’s CEO has decided to leave his position as investigations continue into the company’s use of illegal banking practices. Lawmakers have called for his resignation because they believe the executive may have known about the illegal acts for years. Praise Stumpf’s decision to leave the company.

Success: Wells Fargo CEO Steps Down After Scandal

Success: Wells Fargo CEO Steps Down After Scandal

A top banking executive is resigning in the wake of a massive scandal of which he allegedly had direct knowledge. Commend the campaign that led to this response.

Recall Exploding Replacement Smartphones

Recall Exploding Replacement Smartphones

After several Samsung phones exploded and endangered their owners’ health and safety, the company has still not issued a recall. The technology giant reportedly knew these devices were potentially unsafe, but they did not warn their customers. Demand an immediate recall of Note 7 smartphones and compensation for those injured by explosions.

Don’t Ban Life-Saving Herb That Fights Opioid Addictions

Don’t Ban Life-Saving Herb That Fights Opioid Addictions

A medicinal plant used to aid with opioid and alcohol addictions may soon be banned in the United States. Demand that this herb be recognized for its medicinal properties and that it not be outlawed.

Demand Resignation of Wells Fargo CEO For Illegal Practices by Bank

Demand Resignation of Wells Fargo CEO For Illegal Practices by Bank

Wells Fargo executives knew about the rampant creation of unauthorized bank accounts as far back as 2011, yet this illegal activity continued for years. Thousands of middle class workers lost their jobs while one executive walked away with a $100 million retirement package. Tell CEO John Stumpf to step down immediately.

Stop Charging Students to Do Coursework

Stop Charging Students to Do Coursework

Textbook giants are selling college students pricey access codes for online coursework. These access codes cannot be resold or shared and are placing a burden on struggling college students. Sign the petition to ask that the prices of these oftentimes mandatory classroom materials be lowered.

Demand Mandatory Labeling of GMO Products

Demand Mandatory Labeling of GMO Products

Vermont recently mandated the labeling of GMO ingredients, to the benefit of responsible consumers. It’s time that the rest of the U.S. follow suit and make GMO labeling a requirement for all food manufacturers.

Investigate Alleged Mail Theft Involving Veterans’ Medication

Investigate Alleged Mail Theft Involving Veterans’ Medication

Dozens of U.S. Postal Service workers have allegedly stolen thousands of pieces of mail, according to a recent investigation. Demand that the individuals responsible for these crimes be punished to the full extent of the law.

Save Lives by Lowering the Price of EpiPens

Save Lives by Lowering the Price of EpiPens

The price of EpiPens has risen more than 450% percent, while the salaries of the company’s executives have risen more than 670%. Sign the petition to demand that the drug company lower the cost of this live-saving device.

Stop Drug Companies From Price Gouging Us

Stop Drug Companies From Price Gouging Us

Giant drug companies are profiteering on patients who need lifesaving medications by charging astronomically high prices. The government has the authority to ensure that drugs developed with taxpayer money are affordable, but it’s ignoring this duty. We must stop the price-gouging of the public by drug companies.

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