The U.S. government has been deporting immigrants who have fought in the U.S. military in places like Vietnam, Afghanistan, and Iraq. Demand that the government stop banishing veterans and grant them due process of law.
A shocking ruling by a judge allows a father to return home after serving just five days in jail for downloading child porn. The judge believes punishments for child pornography viewers are too extreme. Don’t allow this bad decision to set a harmful precedent for other cases.
Relaxed safety laws in Indiana are putting drivers at risk of deadly carbon monoxide poisoning, but a new initiative would require mandatory emissions tests for all vehicles. Urge the governor to protect the lives of citizens from this deadly problem.
President Obama used his executive power to create a new policy that will require companies to report any pay discrepancies for their employees based on gender or race. Applaud the President for moving closer to closing the wage gap.
Gay conversion therapy, a harmful and dangerous practice, could soon be banned for minors in the state of Hawaii. Praise the efforts to ban this practice for the benefit of the LGBT community.
A former CIA agent has been imprisoned for alerting the public about a dangerous plan involving nuclear weapons. Demand that President Obama release this loyal citizen and stop punishing whistle-blowers.
A Canadian pastor on a humanitarian mission in North Korea has been imprisoned and sentenced to a life of hard labor. Urge the government to intervene on his behalf and secure his release.
The occupation of the wildlife refuge in Oregon is finally coming to an end. The FBI has arrested some of the militia members and will move to remove the rest of them after over a month of damage to the area. Applaud the end of this costly and harmful farce.
After a popular television show, The Daily Show, scrutinized a racist town seal, the town of Whitesboro has decided to finally change the seal to a more inclusive and less offensive one. Applaud The Daily Show for taking the necessary steps to cover the issue, criticize it and reveal the controversy to the national public.
The men occupying the wildlife refuge building in Oregon have still not been arrested and removed. It’s now come to light that this occupation has already cost the state over $100,000 in funds that could be used for better things. Demand the FBI put an end to this ridiculous spectacle.
Sarah Palin is arguing that post-traumatic stress disorder is to blame for her son’s recent arrest on domestic violence charges. Urge Palin to stop politicizing this serious mental illness that affects a significant percentage of U.S. veterans.
Mismanagement from Michigan’s governor has led to over 8,000 children being exposed to dangerous amounts of lead in the drinking water. Call for this man to resign from office.
Freedom of the press is in jeopardy by a proposed bill that would require journalists to register with the state. If approved, the state would also be allowed to revoke or deny any journalist registration. Send the message that such constitutional violations are unacceptable by signing this petition.
A police officer is accused of posting racist images and shirts promoting police violence against the community on a public Instagram account he uses to sell “pro-cop” merchandise. Demand that this officer be fired if the allegations are found to be true.
Horse-drawn carriage drivers in major cities are not responsible for submitting accident reports. This leads to undocumented incidents of both human and horse injuries. Help push for policy that would provide statistical evidence of the danger of horses on busy streets.
Thousands could lose their jobs if a deal goes through forcing South Africa to accept processed poultry meat imported from the horrific factory farms of the U.S. Sign our petition to demand that the U.S. stops trying to exploit other nations for profit.
Veterans who were exposed to radiation while serving in the armed forces still have not received the benefits necessary to maintain their health. Urge the U.S. Government to ensure that America’s soldiers receive the healthcare that they deserve once they return home.
Members of the press have been forced off the Senate floor and into a cramped corner in the upper gallery, which fails to provide them means to effectively do their job. Demand the Senate rescind this action and show voters they’re transparent and open to press scrutiny by signing this petition.
A dam collapse could end in the death of half a million people and leave a million more homeless. Urgent action must be taken to build a new dam or evacuate the people in the city below. Ask President Obama to send help and hopefully halt the impending catastrophe.
Since the repeal of a mandatory helmet law, rates of injury and death among motorcyclists have increased. To save lives, sign this petition to require helmets for all motorcycle riders.
A governor is taking money from BP’s oil spill cleanup grant to renovate a mansion used only by governors. Sign this petition to stop him from wasting that money and to convince him to use the money in better ways.
A possible murder attempt against presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is being investigated. As a Jewish candidate with particularly progressive opinions, he’s vulnerable to violence. Sign to demand that he be given the same Secret Service protection enjoyed by the other current candidates.
Maine Governor Paul LePage blamed the state’s heroin problem on people from other states, invoking racism in the process. He has a history of shocking bigotry and does not represent the people. Tell him it is time for someone else to take over.
A militia has taken over a government building in Oregon. They are armed and demanding that the government free prisoners that were arrested for anti-government related crimes. These men are domestic terrorists and should be treated as such. Sign this petition to ask the President to take this matter seriously.
About seven million American households do not get enough to eat, yet 40 percent of the nation’s food goes to waste. Urge the government to end the wasteful practices and ensure that no one goes hungry.