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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.

Save Baby With Rare Disease

Save Baby With Rare Disease

A terminally ill British baby might have one last chance at life – if he can receive an experimental treatment in the U.S. Sign this petition to demand Congress offer the baby and his family permanent residence.

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Stop Putting Fluoride In Our Water Supply

Fluoride is a neurotoxin, but the EPA has denied a citizens’ petition to ban the addition of the chemical to U.S. drinking water. The case can now be taken to federal court, but it wouldn’t have to be if the EPA prioritized health over politics. Demand that water fluoridation be banned.

Ban the Use of Toxic Pesticides

Ban the Use of Toxic Pesticides

A pesticide that causes birth defects and harms the brain development of children will continue to be sprayed onto foods after a petition to ban its use was denied. Demand that this decision be reversed and the use of this chemical stopped.

Cancel Imperiled Trumpcare Bill

Cancel Imperiled Trumpcare Bill

Trumpcare is projected to leave 22 million more people uninsured within a decade. Republican leadership has been forced to delay voting on the measure due to lack of support within their own party. Sign the petition calling for this flawed bill to be permanently shelved in favor of a bipartisan solution.

Demand Universal Healthcare in California

Demand Universal Healthcare in California

Universal health care has been put on hold in California after lawmakers indefinitely shelved a single-payer proposal. Sign this petition to demand our leaders do better, and pass single payer.

Kellyanne Conway: Explain Ignorant Medicaid Jobs Comment

Kellyanne Conway: Explain Ignorant Medicaid Jobs Comment

In a recent interview, Kellyanne Conway suggested that Medicaid recipients who could lose coverage under Trumpcare could easily find jobs that offered health insurance. Demand that Conway explain this ignorant claim.

Address Deadly Air Pollution in the United Kingdom

Address Deadly Air Pollution in the United Kingdom

Over 40,000 people die from toxic air pollution each year in the United Kingdom. The British high court has twice ruled the government’s current plan does not go nearly far enough to address this crisis. Sign the below petition to ensure public safety by instituting aggressive pollution reduction measures.

President Trump: Keep Campaign Promise to Lower Prescription Drug Prices

President Trump: Keep Campaign Promise to Lower Prescription Drug Prices

Prescription drug prices are projected to rise 11 percent in 2017. President Trump promised during his campaign to lower the cost of medications, but a draft executive order could actually result in higher drug prices for many Americans. Sign the below petition demanding President Trump fulfill his campaign promise to hold the pharmaceutical industry accountable for price increases.

Protect Nepal from Floods and Water Shortages Caused by Climate Change

Protect Nepal from Floods and Water Shortages Caused by Climate Change

The Himalayan country of Nepal, which depends on mountain glaciers as a source of water, is projected to suffer freshwater shortages and floods due to global warming. Urge the government of Nepal to safeguard its water supply and protect its municipalities from floods now and into the future.

Protect Kids from Deadly Gun Violence

Protect Kids from Deadly Gun Violence

Gun violence is the third leading cause of death among American children under age 17. Demand that gun violence prevention initiatives be implemented to protect the children.

Purify Contaminated Drinking Water for 15 Million Americans

Purify Contaminated Drinking Water for 15 Million Americans

15 million people in the United States have been exposed to a class of known carcinogens through contaminated drinking water. The government has not committed to ensuring water purity in affected areas. Sign the below petition calling on the Environmental Protection Agency to protect public safety.

Stop Funneling Donations for Kids With Cancer Into the Trump Organization

Stop Funneling Donations for Kids With Cancer Into the Trump Organization

Hundreds of thousands of dollars that donors gave to the Eric Trump Foundation under the impression it would directly benefit kids with cancer has in fact become revenue for the Trump Organization. Demand that this money be given back to the children robbed of it by the Trump Organization.

Don’t Rob the Elderly of Their Healthcare

Don’t Rob the Elderly of Their Healthcare

Donald Trump wants to cut as much $1 trillion from healthcare funding for the elderly. Sign the petition and demand that the government protect the elderly and other disabled members of our society, not rob them of care.

Denounce Cover-Up of Zika Virus Outbreak

Denounce Cover-Up of Zika Virus Outbreak

The Indian government did not disclose for months that several cases of Zika virus had been diagnosed in the country. This decision left citizens more vulnerable to infection as standard precautionary measures were not implemented. Sign the petition criticizing the Health Ministry for not prioritizing public health.

Don’t Make Mainers Work or Die

Don’t Make Mainers Work or Die

Tens of thousands are at risk of losing access to healthcare in Maine. Sign this petition to demand the governor work to expand coverage to all underprivileged constituents, and not strip them of their access to life-saving care.

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