Health

Don’t Give Deadly Drug to Veterans With COVID-19

President Trump’s administration is giving hydroxychloroquine to America’s veterans despite evidence that suggests the drug does more to harm to COVID-19 patients than good. Sign our petition and demand that the Trump stop using veterans as guinea pigs.

Protect Latino Workers in Meat Production Plants From Coronavirus

Latino workers at meat production plants are contracting Covid-19 at disproportionately high rates compared to white Americans. The plants are hotspots for the virus. Demand these facilities strengthen health and safety standards and ensure employees are receiving the proper resources to protect against Covid-19.

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Don’t Endanger Parishioners By Reopening Churches During Pandemic

President Donald Trump has declared that all religious institutions should be considered “essential services” and kept open in the midst of the pandemic. This is in spite of significant evidence that such congregations can be especially prone to contracting the coronavirus, with several cases already occurring in churches that were recently reopened. Demand that Trump rescind this dangerous statement and allow states to keep their citizens safe.

Don’t Put Flood Victims’ Health at Risk Because of Politics

President Trump is considering cutting Michigan off from essential aid and funding following a devastating disaster because of political disagreements. Michigan’s citizens are facing COVID-19 and historic floods that could unleash another toxic killer, all without the support that they deserve. Urge the president to stop the threats and start the healing process.

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Don’t Use Much-Needed COVID-19 Funding to Fight Universal Healthcare

The American Hospital Association is taking funds away from needy hospitals to support a lobbying group that opposes universal healthcare. Medical workers across the country are protesting this unjust misuse of funds. Demand that the American Hospital Association divest from this anti-progress lobbying group and instead funnel its resources to medical centers and workers that desperately need assistance.

Protect Homeless Population During Covid-19 Pandemic

The homeless population in San Francisco’s Tenderloin district has significantly increased since the beginning of the coronavirus crisis. Residents are crammed on narrow streets and unable to social distance because they have nowhere else to go. Demand San Francisco’s mayor provide increased protections for the homeless in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

Trump: Stop Promoting Dangerous Drug for COVID-19

President Donald Trump is continuing to promote and advocate for hydroxychloroquine as a COVID-19 treatment, despite the dangers. The drug causes adverse effects and does nothing to help treat the virus. Tell the president to stop advocating for a drug that is only going to make the situation worse and cause more death.

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Protect LGBTQ Health Clinics from Shutting Down in the Wake of COVID-19

Tens of thousands of LGBTQ citizens may be left without access to healthcare if life-saving health clinics close due to COVID-19. Demand the government step in to prevent these clinics from shuttering.

Don’t Threaten Native Americans Over COVID-19 Protections

Checkpoints that may be saving hundreds of vulnerable Native Americans from coronavirus are in danger of being removed, thanks to demands made by the governor of South Dakota. Legal action has been threatened if the tribes do not comply. Demand that the governor stop her efforts to bully tribal governments.

Protect the Public From Contaminant Linked to Fetal Brain Damage

A contaminant that has been linked to fetal and infant brain damage continues to be pumped into drinking water with no established limit, thanks to a decision made by the Environmental Protection Agency. This comes despite a 2011 study that states the chemical, which is found in rocket fuel, should be regulated. Demand the EPA reverse its decision to deregulate this chemical and instead impose limits in order to protect the public.

Trump: Stop Making Vaccine Promises You Can’t Keep

President Trump is suggesting a COVID-19 vaccine will be available by the end of the year, a prediction that is unrealistic and misleading. Demand that the President of the United States stop lying to the American people and tells us the truth about COVID-19, the pandemic, and the potential future of a vaccine.

Save Lives From Looming Mental Health Epidemic

Mental illness and suicidal thoughts are on an alarming rise across the world due to the COVID-19 crisis. Without mental health, true physical health cannot be achieved. Demand lawmakers stop ignoring this under-the-radar epidemic and increase funding for mental health.

Expand Family Medical Leave Protection for At-Risk Families During Pandemic

Employees in the United States are at risk of losing their jobs if they need to stay home to protect their family from COVID-19. Something needs to be done; staying home to prevent infecting someone close to you should not lead to losing your job. Demand better protections for employees during this difficult time.

Stop Anti-Lockdown Protests From Threatening Public Health and Safety

Far right anti-lockdown protests in Michigan continue to threaten the health and safety of the public during the coronavirus crisis. One group, Michiganders Against Excessive Quarantine, has allegedly threatened to assassinate Michigan’s governor in response to her extended stay-at-home order. Demand far right groups stop inciting militarized protests in order to protect the public and slow the spread of Covid-19.

Trump: Stop Refusing to Wear a Mask During Deadly Pandemic

President Trump refuses to wear a face mask, even after two White House aides tested positive for the coronavirus. Wearing a mask is not only a symbol of respect, but also a primary defense in protecting yourself and those around you. Demand Trump wear a mask in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

Tell Fast Food Giants Not to Allow Dine-In Customers During Pandemic

Many US states are re-opening and allowing restaurants to return to normal business operations, even though the COVID-19 pandemic is far from over. This is much too early and will lead to an increased rate of infection and too many lives lost. Tell the biggest fast food giants not to allow dine-in customers until a vaccine is widely available.

Reinstate Researchers Fired for Warning Against Relaxing COVID-19 Precautions

The health of thousands of Arizonans is at risk because Governor Doug Ducey chose to cater to wealthy companies rather than protect the most vulnerable people from coronavirus. Ducey has fired the university researchers creating realistic data about the risks of reopening his state too early. Demand that he reinitiate this research in order to save countless lives.

Demand a Permanent, Fully-Funded Pandemic Response Team

The United States is in desperate need of a permanent pandemic response team that will always be there to help fight COVID-19 and future threats to the health of Americans. Demand that President Trump re-establish a pandemic response team, give them the funding they need, and make it a permanent fixture of America’s government.

Stop Cronyism and Dangerous Disinformation From Crippling COVID-19 Response

Cronyism and incompetence have hobbled the national COVID-19 response, costing thousands of lives. A top doctor has lost his job for painting a seemingly bleak picture of grossly mismanaged aid and deliberate ignorance of critical science. Demand honesty and accountability from a government tasked with guiding the United States through the challenge of a lifetime.

Don’t Disband Coronavirus Task Force While Pandemic Still Grows

Trump has signaled plans to disband the coronavirus task force charged with keeping Americans safe. Meanwhile, new evidence suggests death rates could double by early August. Demand President Trump refrain from disbanding the coronavirus task force until the virus begins to level out.

Stop Punishment of Journalists for Telling the Truth About Coronavirus

India is punishing journalists who spread accurate facts about the coronavirus, all to cover their poor decisions and lack of actions during the crisis and keep the public ignorant. This is not only unacceptable, but it is extremely dangerous. Urge India’s government to stop penalizing journalists for telling the truth.

Shut Down Underground Wildlife Markets To Prevent Future Pandemics

The wildlife trade in China, which caused the spread of coronavirus to humans, was publicly shut down but continues to operate underground. Urge China’s government to end this cruel and dangerous trade immediately.

Trump: Don’t Forcefully Expose Meat Production Workers to Coronavirus

Thousands of lives are at risk as President Trump decreed that meat processing plants must remain open during the coronavirus pandemic. These processing plants are a hotspot for COVID-19 and often require workers to stand shoulder-to-shoulder, eliminating the possibility for social distancing. Sign this petition to urge President Trump to allow each plant to make its own decision about production during the pandemic.

Don’t Ignore the Death and Devastation Caused by COVID-19

Death tolls are rapidly increasing in the Brazilian city of Manaus due to Covid-19. While the city’s mayor called it “a state of utter disaster,” Brazil’s president continues to defy social distancing and mock the seriousness of the virus. Demand President Bolsonaro stop ignoring the public health disaster and instead provide adequate resources to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

Protect Meat Production Workers From Exposure to Coronavirus

Thousands of meat production workers have tested positive for Covid-19 and as many as 20 have died. Regardless, plants remain open, resulting in an outcry from unions and public health advocates. Demand President Trump prioritize the health of meat production workers over keeping processing plants open in order to slow the spread of coronavirus.

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