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Maximum Punishment to Lawmaker Charged With Child Prostitution

Maximum Punishment to Lawmaker Charged With Child Prostitution

An Oklahoma conservative lawmaker is being charged with child prostitution after allegedly being caught with a 17-year old teenager in a motel room. Demand that he is held accountable under the law and that his hypocrisy is brought to light.

Don’t Appoint Anti-LGBT Supreme Court Pick

Don’t Appoint Anti-LGBT Supreme Court Pick

Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer announced he will lead a filibuster against Neil Gorsuch’s Supreme Court nomination. Gorsuch has demonstrated extreme right-wing views and biases and would not provide a sufficient check on the Trump administration’s power.

Demand Trump Rescind Electronics on Flights Ban

Demand Trump Rescind Electronics on Flights Ban

Experts say the U.S. government’s new ban on many electronic devices on flights will make aircraft more dangerous, while causing widespread inconvenience for passengers. Sign this petition to demand the Trump administration back down from this dangerous ban.

Mayor Who Made Sexist, Racist and Ableist Comments Must Resign

Mayor Who Made Sexist, Racist and Ableist Comments Must Resign

A mayor is accused of calling black people “chimps” and the n-word, calling women “p*ssies” and “dried-up c*nts,” and calling Special Olympics participants the r-word. Demand this disgusting man resign.

Don’t Allow Internet Providers to Sell Your Browsing History to Advertisers

Don’t Allow Internet Providers to Sell Your Browsing History to Advertisers

Internet service providers may be able to sell people’s private data to advertisers if a proposed bill passes. This anti-privacy bill, which would make identity theft easier, has already passed the Senate by two votes. Sign this petition to destroy this unfair bill and protect our rights.

Stop Republican Attack on Workers

Stop Republican Attack on Workers

Rules that help protect workers’ rights and hold big corporations accountable are being dismantled by the Senate. Stop this blatant attack on working class people now.

Success: GOP Health Care Bill Pulled From House

Success: GOP Health Care Bill Pulled From House

Paul Ryan and other House Republican leaders decided to pull their proposed health care bill. The replacement proposal would have increased the number of uninsured people and the price of premiums – besides dismantling life-saving health programs. Applaud the decision to pull this bad health care bill.

Don’t Regulate and Censor the Free Press

Don’t Regulate and Censor the Free Press

The government of Israel would like to establish a regulatory board that will watch over the media. Sign the petition and demand that the country’s free press be protected so that citizens can continue to be well informed.

President Trump: Present Evidence of Voter Fraud, or Be Silent

President Trump: Present Evidence of Voter Fraud, or Be Silent

Months after winning the election, President Trump continues to make wild, baseless accusations of voter fraud. Such accusations could severely damage American democracy, especially as he refuses to present legitimate proof of his claims. Sign this petition to demand Trump either show us evidence or stop these ridiculous accusations.

A Somali woman holds a malnourished child, waiting for medical assistance from the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), an active regional peacekeeping mission operated by the African Union with the approval of the United Nations.  Somalia is the country worst affected by a severe drought that has ravaged large swaths of the Horn of Africa, leaving an estimated 11 million people in need of humanitarian assistance.

Do Not Cut Funding For Humanitarian Aid

The Trump administration will severely cut funding for foreign aid and contributions to the United Nations, in an “America first” approach. This decision will damage development and economic aid programs around the world and will complicate the efforts to solve a crisis of famine currently faced in Africa and the Middle East. Sign the petition to demand that cuts are blocked and that the U.S. collaborates with world safety and peace.

Investigate Ties Between Trump’s Advisor and Nazi Group

Investigate Ties Between Trump’s Advisor and Nazi Group

Trump’s counter-terrorism advisor is allegedly a sworn member of an anti-Semitic Hungarian nationalist organization. Questions have emerged about whether he omitted this crucial information in his naturalization process or procured citizenship through illegal methods. Demand that these foreign ties are scrutinized so this alleged membership has no influence on the decisions of the American government.

Do Not Allow Church to Form Its Own Police Force

Do Not Allow Church to Form Its Own Police Force

A church in Alabama may be given the right to form its own police force in a blatant violation of the separation of church and state. Prevent the unconstitutional creation of a church police force.

Tell Congress: Employee Health Records Must Remain Private

Tell Congress: Employee Health Records Must Remain Private

House Republicans want to give your employer the right to force you to undergo health checks including genetic tests, and hand over the results. Workers who refuse could face harsh financial penalties. Sign this petition and demand your health records remain private from your employer.

Applaud Newspaper’s Decision to Cancel Move to Trump-Affiliated Property

Applaud Newspaper’s Decision to Cancel Move to Trump-Affiliated Property

The Guardian US was considering a move to a property owned by Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner. However, the paper listened to the concerns of its employees and the fears that such a close connection to the First Family would create conflicts when it comes to reporting the truth. Sign the petition and thank the paper for not moving to the Kushner property.

Trump: Stop Wasting Taxpayer Dollars on Weekend Getaways

Trump: Stop Wasting Taxpayer Dollars on Weekend Getaways

Trump’s excursions to Mar-a-Lago will cost taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars in only four years. However, instead of cutting back on his weekend getaways, Trump would rather cut the arts and cancer research. Sign the petition and demand that these travels be brought to an end.

Protect Arts, Humanities, and Public Media from Trump

Protect Arts, Humanities, and Public Media from Trump

President Trump is proposing severe budget cuts that would destroy or otherwise negatively impact programs devoted to the arts, humanities, and public media. These departments are too important to the well-being of the country, and we must protect them. Sign this petition to demand Trump rework the budget plan to spare these vital departments.

Trump: Do Not Destroy Meals On Wheels

Trump: Do Not Destroy Meals On Wheels

President Trump has proposed budget cuts that would either eliminate or severely cripple the Meals on Wheels program, one of America’s most helpful services for the poor, the elderly, and the disabled. Sign this petition to demand Trump leave this program alone.

Demand Trump Disavow Racist Republican Lawmaker

Demand Trump Disavow Racist Republican Lawmaker

A Republican lawmaker has spread anti-immigrant, white nationalist rhetoric. However, Donald Trump is silent and has yet to condemn the politician’s hateful words. Demand that Trump start doing his job and speak out against hate, bigotry, and white nationalism.

Stop Trivializing Slavery

Stop Trivializing Slavery

Secretary Ben Carson, a member of Trump’s cabinet, said slaves were immigrants who “worked longer and harder for less.” This bizarre comparison misrepresents black history and disrespects the hardships that black Americans face due to the lasting effects of slavery. Demand that Secretary Carson formally apologize for his misguided statement.

Political Commentator Must Apologize for Sexist Remarks

Political Commentator Must Apologize for Sexist Remarks

Fox New host Bill O’Reilly has derided and belittled seasoned journalist Andrea Mitchell by calling her “unruly” for daring to ask Secretary of State Rex Tillerson questions. O’Reilly’s remarks are inherently sexist and hypocritical. Demand that he apologize to his fellow journalist.

Protect United States Foreign Relations

Protect United States Foreign Relations

The Trump administration’s rampant xenophobia and selfishness has alienated several countries in its attempt to “protect” America from outsider threats. America has been a melting pot of cultures since its inception, and this has been especially important in the post-World War II days. Sign this petition to demand stronger protection of our foreign relations.

Don’t Let Republicans Destroy Life-Saving Public Health Programs

Don’t Let Republicans Destroy Life-Saving Public Health Programs

Congress is planning to eliminate vital public health programs that prevent deadly disease outbreaks, potentially making millions of Americans susceptible to an epidemic. Take a stand for public health by signing this petition.

Protect Vital Nutrition Programs From Budget Cuts

Protect Vital Nutrition Programs From Budget Cuts

Congress is under pressure to make budget cuts, and it is widely feared that programs such as SNAP (formerly food stamps) will be the first under attack, denying millions of needy families the food they need. We must make sure the budget for these programs is protected at all costs. Sign this petition to demand Congress bring peace of mind to those who rely on these programs and promise to protect them.

Demand Resignation of Senator Accused of Lying About His Degree

Demand Resignation of Senator Accused of Lying About His Degree

A state senator known as “the Donald Trump of Iowa” lied about his education, saying he earned a business degree from what hometown newspapers are now calling “Sizzler U,” since it was revealed to be a restaurant chain. Demand his resignation in light of these absurd alleged lies.

Demand Scott Pruitt’s Resignation For Lying About Private Emails

Demand Scott Pruitt’s Resignation For Lying About Private Emails

The new Administrator for the U.S. EPA lied before a Senate committee regarding use of private emails. Recent investigations have shown that he had used private email to communicate with both staff and lobbyists for the fossil fuel industry. Sign this petition to tell Pruitt he cannot be trusted and must resign.

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