The President shall appoint new justices to the U.S. Supreme Court, according to the Constitution. Tell Senate Leader Mitch McConnell to do his job and allow a Supreme Court appointment.
After fleeing persecution in Iran, two gay men were exiled to an island where they face continued harassment and risks to their safety. Support allowing this couple to find a safe sanctuary in a country where LGBT rights are protected.
Sickle cell disease can cut young lives short, but with the right medical treatment children diagnosed with this dangerous illness can still thrive. Support giving sickle cell patients the help they need.
Education and early literacy can break the cycle of poverty, but too many children never get the support they need. Stand up for programs that help kids thrive in school.
Millions of retirees rely on social security to make ends meet. Make the presidential candidates take a position on protecting social security, by asking how they would defend this important program at the next debate.
Years spent waging failed wars have left us no safer than before, and created conditions that give rise to terrorist groups. Support real solutions to global conflict and an end to failed military policies.
The right to choose a safe abortion is coming under attack nationwide. Fight back against politicians who want to control women’s choices about their own bodies and health.
Refugees fleeing war and violence too often end up with no safe place where their families can take shelter. Support giving refugees a chance to find safe homes in a new country.
Countries like India are choking on trash, but recycling programs can clean up the environment while providing good jobs. Support community recycling efforts.
American workers deserve higher wages and better working conditions. Pledge to support workers’ rights and a $15 per hour minimum wage during this election cycle.
Misleading price tags designed to trick consumers are being used by major supermarkets. Protect shoppers from dishonest deals and support fair and accurate pricing.
Children are at risk of being kidnapped and sold into sex slavery before and during the Super Bowl. Call on authorities to crack down on human trafficking, and prevent this celebratory day from becoming an occasion for tragedy.
Too many innocent children and families have been maimed, mutilated, and killed by explosive weapons targeting civilian areas. Don’t let these human rights violations continue.
Disastrous floods, droughts, and extreme weather caused by climate change will hit many of the world’s poorest people the hardest. Support giving crucial climate aid to the communities who need it most.
Logging, uranium mining, and other dirty industrial projects threaten waterways that flow into the Grand Canyon. Protect this precious area from pollution before it’s too late.
Scammers are cheating Americans out of tens of millions of dollars by using online dating sites. Tell major sites to take action and crack down on online dating fraud.
Homeless children are being targeted by the horrific sex trafficking industry, but enacting a new law could help save them from this terrible fate. Speak up now to keep kids out of the hands of traffickers.
Giant heavy-duty trucks are major polluters and consumers of oil. Support requiring trucks to go farther on each gallon of gas, and help protect clean air and the global climate.
We need science-based policies that protect our health and the global environment. Urge candidates running for President to support good science in government.
Healthy marine ecosystems and a clean energy future can coexist when offshore wind projects are planned right. Support smart planning for offshore wind.
After revealing slave-like working conditions and other human rights abuses on pineapple farms, a labor rights activist was arrested and targeted by the Thai government. Don’t let this whistleblower be sent to jail.
It’s time to come together and save the planet from global warming and climate change. Speak up to call for a strong global climate agreement.
Whales and dolphins are being put at risk by deadly explosions set off during Navy training exercises in their habitat. Urge the Navy to safeguard marine life by staying out of these sensitive areas.
Dangerous, dirty oil tankers have no place in sensitive wildlife habitat. Protect coastal ecosystems and the people and animals who depend on them by keeping oil tankers out.
Gay and lesbian couples can still be evicted from their homes or fired from their jobs merely for expressing their sexual orientation. Speak up to end this discrimination.