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Support CVS Ban on Photo Manipulation

Support CVS Ban on Photo Manipulation

CVS will stop using digitally altered images to sell its beauty products, in order to prioritize health and realistic body images, and is calling on other brands to do the same. Support this commitment to health and transparency.

Stop Slaughtering and Eating Dogs for Horrific Wrestling Competition

Stop Slaughtering and Eating Dogs for Horrific Wrestling Competition

Thousands of teenage boys gorge themselves on dog meat for days as part of a wrestling and dog meat festival every year. Countless dogs are brutally slaughtered for this purpose. Demand that this horrific practice be banned immediately.

Stop Children From Being Poisoned by Lead Paint

Stop Children From Being Poisoned by Lead Paint

Over a million American children are exposed to dangerously high levels of lead. Many are being poisoned by lead paint in their very homes. Sign this petition to demand programs to replace lead paint and protect vulnerable children.

Don’t Make Students Freeze in School

Don’t Make Students Freeze in School

Students were forced to endure freezing temperatures in their schools due to inadequate heating systems in Baltimore. Demand functioning heat for Baltimore’s schools immediately.

Ensure Access to Food Stamps

Ensure Access to Food Stamps

Food stamps provide crucial relief for low-income families, but they are about to become harder to access. Urge the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture to ensure continued availability of food stamps to prevent Americans in need from going hungry.

President Trump: Do Not Censor the Centers for Disease Control

President Trump: Do Not Censor the Centers for Disease Control

Words like “diversity,” “fetus,” “transgender,” “science-based,” and more are now banned from use in official documents for the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Demand that this censorship be stopped.

Don’t Cut Funding for Malaria Programs

Don’t Cut Funding for Malaria Programs

Donald Trump may cut funding for the President’s Malaria Initiative by nearly half. This would lead to millions more cases of malaria and many more deaths, especially among vulnerable children. Sign this petition to demand that funding be maintained to save lives.

Protect Children from Tuberculosis

Protect Children from Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis is one of the top 10 causes of child mortality globally. Urge the Indian Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to expand programs for the diagnosis and treatment of TB to save children from this terrible disease.

Give Children Access to Safe Drinking Water

Give Children Access to Safe Drinking Water

The water crisis in South Sudan has left a third of the population without access to clean drinking water, exposing children to a plethora of potentially deadly waterborne diseases. Sign this petition to support the building of wells and water pipelines in South Sudan to prevent the unnecessary suffering of South Sudanese children.

Don’t Make Teachers Report Sexually Active Students to Police

Don’t Make Teachers Report Sexually Active Students to Police

Teachers are forced to report to the authorities if they think one of their students is sexually active in one school district in Oregon. Demand that this unhealthy mandate be overturned.

Applaud Initiative to Guarantee Free and Accessible Contraception

Applaud Initiative to Guarantee Free and Accessible Contraception

The Trump administration has made it harder for women to access contraceptives, but lawmakers in Massachusetts are fighting back. Sign this petition to applaud Massachusetts representatives for their commitment to women’s health.

End Madagascar’s Plague Outbreak

End Madagascar’s Plague Outbreak

Madagascar is suffering from a plague outbreak. Add your name to demand steps be taken to counteract this crisis.

Lift Blockade and Save Yemen from World’s Largest Famine

Lift Blockade and Save Yemen from World’s Largest Famine

Millions may face the worst famine in years if blockades are not lifted from Yemen’s ports, where currently even food and medicine are blocked from getting through. Demand that these blockades be lifted and millions of lives saved.

Find and Fire Red Cross Staff Who Stole $6 Million

Find and Fire Red Cross Staff Who Stole $6 Million

Millions of dollars meant to help fight the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa were lost to theft and fraud within the Red Cross, as the recently circulating results of an internal investigation reveal. Demand that those responsible are found and held accountable.

Interaction of MRSA (green bacteria) with a human white cell. The bacteria shown is strain MRSA252, a leading cause of hospital-associated infections in the U.S. and U.K. Credit Rocky Mountain Laboratories/NIAID

Stop Dangerous Overuse of Antibiotics in Livestock

In the United States, 70% of medically important antibiotics are given to livestock. This is directly contributing to antibiotic resistance and is a major public health threat. Sign this petition to urge Tyson Foods to end excessive antibiotic use in livestock.

Save Yemen’s Children from Deadly Cholera Outbreak

Save Yemen’s Children from Deadly Cholera Outbreak

Over one million Yemeni children under the age of five are at high risk of contracting cholera, a deadly bacterial disease. Sign this petition to urge USAID to provide citizens of Yemen with access to clean water and medical care.

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Don’t Let HIV Patients Lose Medication

President Trump is attempting to cut funding to essential programs for HIV/AIDS support overseas, at the cost of 5.6 million lives. Following overseas budget cuts, U.S. cuts are next. Sign this petition letting President Trump know we won’t stand for it.

Protect Women, Children, the Elderly, and the Sick From Republican Healthcare Repeal

Protect Women, Children, the Elderly, and the Sick From Republican Healthcare Repeal

Breaking their promise to protect women, children, the elderly and the sick, Republican senators are frantically pushing a healthcare repeal bill that would strip coverage from these groups, leaving tens of millions of Americans without healthcare. Why? Because this is what Trump wants and they are eager to do his bidding, and they fear the wrath of wealthy GOP donors. Demand the few remaining patriotic senators do what’s right and reject this mean-spirited attack on millions of people.

Applaud Free Lunch Initiative for 1.1 Million Students

Applaud Free Lunch Initiative for 1.1 Million Students

Over 1 million students in New York City will receive free, nutritious school lunches, improving food security for countless students. Applaud these free lunches, which have been linked with better grades and improved student behavior.

Company Must Disclose Chemicals in ‘Incredibly Dangerous’ Smoke From Post-Hurricane Explosion

Company Must Disclose Chemicals in ‘Incredibly Dangerous’ Smoke From Post-Hurricane Explosion

The company whose factory exploded after the hurricane in Houston claims its chemical smoke doesn’t pose a threat, even though the government described the smoke as ‘incredibly dangerous.’ Sign this petition to demand the company stop concealing the contents of the chemical smoke.

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Stop Fatal Opioid Overdoses

Drug overdoses are on the rise and now account for more deaths among Americans 50 and under than anything else. President Trump promised to fight the rise in opioid abuse, but he refuses to declare a state of emergency. Hold him responsible for his promises.

Success: Obamacare Lives

Success: Obamacare Lives

Obamacare has been saved by a trio of Republican senators voting against its repeal. This important landmark of Obama’s term has been invaluable to millions of Americans for years and was in severe danger, but we can rest easy for a moment knowing it is safe. Sign this petition to thank Senator Susan Collins for voting against the repeal.

Demand Chemical Giant Continue Paying for Drinking Water Decontamination

Demand Chemical Giant Continue Paying for Drinking Water Decontamination

Drinking water sources in several Minnesota communities were contaminated by a known carcinogen. The chemical manufacturer has stated they will discontinue legally-mandated payments for water purification. Sign the petition calling on the company to fulfill its obligation to ensure safe drinking water by continuing its financial support for purification efforts.

Demand Fair Pay for Nurses

Demand Fair Pay for Nurses

Nurses at Tufts Medical Center are protesting to demand better wages and conditions. Sign this petition to support our nurses.

End Deadly Water Shortages Affecting Small Farmers

End Deadly Water Shortages Affecting Small Farmers

With only a minuscule proportion of farmland equipped for irrigation, sub-Saharan Africa has little to no ability to brace itself for explosive population growth and the ravaging effects of climate change. Urge the World Bank to provide loans for the purpose of installing irrigation systems.

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