Health

Success: Leaders Unite Behind Clean and Safe Water

Tainted drinking water and dangerously unregulated wastewater have harmed public health in communities countrywide. United support from Congressional leaders could soon change these fortunes for the better. Applaud needed investments in America’s water infrastructure.

Stop Dangerous Anti-Vaxxer Movement at Highest Levels of School

A Florida school is allegedly punishing employees who get a COVID-19 vaccine. In some cases, teachers could lose their jobs for safeguarding themselves, their families, and their students from serious illness and death. Urge this peddler of baseless conspiracy theories to get educated about a global pandemic killing millions.

Protect the Homeless From Covid

The homeless are in a perilous predicament, with their risks of contracting COVID-19 far outpacing the general population. Greater vaccination access for these vulnerable individuals and families could change the game for them and the country as a whole. Demand increased vaccine availability for homeless Americans.

Don’t Leave the Poor Behind and Uninsured During Pandemic

Millions of the most poverty-stricken Americans still cannot access affordable health insurance. Neither their states nor the federal government will step up to aid these individuals. Help stop the widening of a healthcare gap that endangers lives.

Don’t Deprive Trans Kids of Critical Care

Arkansas politicians want to take medical decisions away from families and physicians and cause grave harm to their new favorite political punching bags, transgender kids. Urge an end to this assault on at-risk youth.

Identify Gun Violence as Public Health Crisis

Scores of Americans are dying every day from gun violence, a plague of our own making. The onslaught of mass shootings is a severe symptom of this raging epidemic. Urge real investment and commitment to combatting gun violence.

Trump: Encourage Hesitant But Loyal Followers to Get Vaccinated

Vaccines could signal the beginning of the end of the worst public health crisis in modern history, but acceptance of these crucial safeguards remains sharply divided along political lines. Encourage a united effort to fight COVID-19.

Ensure Clean and Safe Water for Storm-Battered Communities

Residents of Jackson, Mississippi have lacked access to clean water for weeks. Once more, punishing winter storms have plunged a southern U.S. city into an emergency state. Demand that leaders step up and give real aid to those in need.

Stop the War on Drugs

The war on drugs has always served as a vehicle of oppression. It is time to put it to an end and reconnect with the benefits and healing properties of psychedelics. Demand that the war on drugs be put to end and that entheogens be legalized.

Give the Whole World a Fighting Chance Against COVID-19

The world’s race to vaccinate against COVID -19 is sacrificing too many people to inequities. A stunning lack of vaccine access for poor and developing countries could cost millions of lives and unravel progress for the entire planet. Demand an end to these deadly disparities.

China: Stop Obstructing Essential Investigation of COVID’s Origins

China has denied or delayed entry for key scientists who hope to study the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic, endangering countless lives through bureaucratic indecision. Demand that the entry process for these experts be sped up to save critical time.

Biden: Ensure Second Doses of Coronavirus Vaccine Are Given in Time

Many countries are flouting the advice of medical research and the drug companies producing the coronavirus vaccines by widening the gap of time between first and second doses. Sign this petition to urge President-elect Biden to ensure second doses of the vaccine will be available within the 21-day window.

Ban Fans at March Madness Basketball Tournament to Prevent Coronavirus Spread

The annual March Madness basketball tournament may still be held amongst fans, despite the coronavirus pandemic. Sign this petition to demand that the games be played in empty stadiums in order to prevent further spread of the virus.

Federally Prosecute Hospital Employee Who Reportedly Ruined 500+ COVID-19 Vaccinations

A hospital employee in Wisconsin reportedly removed over 500 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine from necessary refrigeration, rendering them unusable. Sign this petition to urge the federal government to charge individuals that intentionally tamper with vaccines to the highest extent of the law.

Don’t Let Pipeline Deliver COVID-19 to Vulnerable Communities

An oil pipeline in Minnesota will bring with it the threat of environmental desecration, destructive public health outcomes, and the spread of COVID-19. Demand leaders hit pause and stop this dangerous endeavor.

Stop Trump From Slowing Down Vaccination Process

The Covid-19 vaccination could take years to distribute, thanks to negligence by Trump. Demand the FDA expedite the process to ensure the health and safety of all Americans.

Stop GMOs from Killing People and the Environment

GMO food is a perversion of nature and the risks are detrimental to people and the environment. These carcinogens also cause infertility and other health conditions. Demand that governments put a stop to growing and importing genetically modified food.

Stop Slashing at Americans’ Healthcare for Political Gain

Millions of Americans could lose their Medicaid coverage because of a political dispute between the Trump Administration and the state of California. The nation’s premier health agency is threatening to slash 200 million dollars in funding if the state continues to require insurance providers to cover abortions. Urge an end to this ploy that endangers lives.

Don’t Endanger Lives by Denying and Delaying Vaccines

Skepticism, indifference, and inaction are killing hundreds of thousands in another highly-populated, supposedly developed country. Demand Brazil’s leadership invest in a strong, efficient COVID-19 vaccination initiative that will save lives.

Ensure Frontline Workers Are First to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

As the COVID-19 vaccine gets distributed, frontline workers who are most vulnerable to the virus are rightfully making the case for prioritization. Demand a national mandate that healthcare workers, first responders, and food service workers receive the vaccine first.

Don’t Leave Patients to Die in Crumbling Hospitals

A once-prosperous and healthy Latin American country is being smothered by a pandemic and a failing healthcare system. Patients and workers must battle dark, filthy conditions with virtually no protection from rampant contagions. Even basic medications are scarce. Urge action from a government that has abandoned its people.

End Use of Pesticide Linked to Developmental Disabilities

A hazardous pesticide has been approved for continued use by the Trump administration, despite extensive evidence linking it to lifelong disabilities and health problems in infants and toddlers. Demand that this dangerous substance be banned to protect countless children.

Save Lives By Enforcing Stricter Regulations on Soot Pollution

Soot particulates puts thousands of Americans at risk from respiratory ailments, especially minority and low-income communities. Yet, the EPA has rejected stricter limits on this widespread air pollutant. Sign this petition to urge the EPA to tighten restrictions on soot.

Trump: Do Not Turn Down Opportunities to Purchase COVID-19 Vaccine Doses

The Trump administration turned down the opportunity to buy hundreds of millions of doses of the COVID-19 vaccination from drug developer Pfizer. Now, Americans may have to wait until the summer months to receive a vaccine that will soon be approved for emergency use. Urge President Trump to take every opportunity to purchase vaccine doses.

Trump: Join Former Presidents in Endorsing COVID Vaccine

Former U.S. Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush, and Bill Clinton have all stated that they are willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine once it is available, to help stave off skepticism and fear of this important advance in medicine. Sign this petition to urge Donald Trump to also agree to a public vaccination.

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