Politics

Senate: Don’t Go on Vacation in Midst of School Shooting Tragedy

Once again, elementary school classrooms are covered in the blood of children. Urge the nation’s leaders to stop making excuses and to take decisive action to prevent mass shootings.

Protect Europe From Further Russian Aggression

The Russian military is once again rolling into Eastern Europe to conquer and oppress its neighbors. Ask NATO’s leaders to protect more innocent countries from facing the tragic fate of Ukraine.

Stop Gerrymandering and Protect All Voters’ Rights

Politicians across the U.S. are using their power over voting district maps to stack the odds in their favor at the expense of voters. Racial and partisan gerrymandering is out of control. Urge Congress to clean up its act with fair redistricting.

Demand Amazon Stop Union-Busting Efforts

Amazon is facing its second unionization attempt in two years and responding with anti-union propaganda. One Staten Island location is battling unfair union busting efforts from upper management. Demand that the multibillion-dollar company allow their workers to freely exercise their right to unionize and fight for better work conditions.

Demand Clarence Thomas Not Rule on Insurrection Cases Due to His Wife’s Efforts to Overthrow Democratic Election

The wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas was intimately involved in attempts to overthrow the 2020 election. Demand that Justice Thomas recuse himself from hearing cases relating to the insurrection that his wife supported.

Demand Ted Cruz Apologize for Racist Comments

Senator Ted Cruz criticized Supreme Court Judge Nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson’s alleged support of critical race theory. Using a children’s book as evidence, Cruz challenged Judge Jackson’s qualifications on racist and politically motivated grounds. Demand that Cruz immediately apologize for his inappropriate, irrelevant and racist tirade.

Demand the Immediate Investigation of Jetliner Following Plane Crash

A Boeing commercial airplane fell from the sky and disappeared over China’s Guangxi region. Over a hundred passengers are now missing. Demand the removal of all 737-800 jetliners from operation and the Federal Aviation Administration’s immediate reevaluation of Boeing’s aircraft.

Don’t Bankrupt Struggling Nation

Inflation and spiraling economic turmoil are threatening the livelihoods of every citizen of Sri Lanka. Call on lending nations to give this struggling population a much-needed break.

Demand Resignation of Secretary Who Made Homophobic Comments

Homophobic comments made by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ press secretary have sparked outrage. Her hateful tweets, including one comparing LGBTQ communities to “groomers,” criticized opponents of anti-LGBTQ legislation. Call on Governor DeSantis to fire her.

Limit Rent Increases and Protect the Right to Affordable Housing

Excessive, uncapped rent increases have reduced New York City’s affordable housing and increased the population of priced out, vulnerable tenants. Demand essential protections for tenants against abusive landlords.

Support Puerto Rican Government Workers Demanding Fair Wages

Puerto Rico’s government workers have taken to the streets to demand fair wages. Call on the governor to guarantee higher salaries in the face of an increased cost of living.

Punish Russia to Fullest Extent for Ukraine Invasion

The invasion of Ukraine by Russia has caused casualties, chaos, and could devolve into a tragedy of massive proportions with worldwide impacts. Demand global leaders take urgent and decisive action to curtail this crisis.

Stop Stock Trading From Further Corrupting Politics

Politicians who play the stock market end up playing their constituents the most. While they get richer and often violate the law in the process, the voters lose out on impartial, transparent leadership. Demand an end to these blatant conflicts of interest.

Deploy Mental Health and Homeless Outreach Services Amidst Rising Crime

Crime in New York City is on the rise alongside the number of homeless and mentally ill individuals. Demand the mayor deploy mental health workers, medical professionals, and relevant experts to tackle this growing problem.

Don’t Hire Anti-Gay Politician as Community Representative

A controversial pastor who has made anti-gay remarks is being considered for a position in the New York City mayor’s administration. This will directly harm the LGBTQ+ community and activists are speaking up. We demand the mayor reconsider his choice and take a stand against hatred and bigotry.

Stop Using Puerto Rico as a Tax Haven for Wealthy Colonists

Puerto Rico gives heavy tax breaks to the wrong people, affording new “bona fide residents” federal tax relief while its islanders remain wanting. The breaks are colonist in essence and drive a further wedge between Puerto Ricans and their right to self-determination. Demand a repeal of this incentive at once.

Success: Court Strikes Down Partisan Power Grabs

Politicians around the country are trying to stack election odds in their favor, ending races before they even start. Voters lose out in the process. Thank one state leader who took a stand against partisan gerrymandering and for free and fair elections.

Demand Supreme Court Justice Remain Impartial and Respect His Colleagues

A Supreme Court justice is openly defying public health measures while giving top-secret talks to special interest groups. Demand Neil Gorsuch stop compromising his objectivity and his role as a guardian of the legal system.

Don’t Deny Funding to Public Library for Shelving LGBTQ+ Books

A public library in Mississippi is being denied $110,000 worth of funds for supplying LGBTQ+ books. This is another direct attack on an already outcasted community following the ban of transgender athletes in schools. Demand the mayor fund the library and let them keep LGBTQ+ books on shelves.

Oppose Ban of LGBTQ+ Content and Discussion in Schools

The discussion of gender identity or sexuality has been banned in Florida’s schools. This hateful rhetoric shuts out an entire community and jeopardizes the safety of LGBTQ+ youth. Hold the representative who supported this ban accountable and demand that he do better.

Oppose Hateful Ban on Trans Athletes in Schools

Transgender athletes have been banned from school sports in South Dakota following the governor’s own proposal. It is horrific, hateful, and transphobic to take away these children’s ability to play. Hold the governor accountable for this harmful act.

Stop the Slaughter of Whales for Blood Money

Japan is still allowing commercial whale hunts, with hundreds of these majestic creatures killed every year. Sign the petition to ban this cruel and inhumane practice.

Don’t Let Europe’s Last Dictator Use Lives as Leverage

Refugees, political prisoners, and everyday citizens are being sacrificed to a power play between Belarus and the rest of Europe. Demand an approach to these tensions that does not hurt the people it should be helping.

Stand Against Bullying and Threats of Invasion in World Politics

Taiwan is facing increasing aggression from a Chinese government seemingly determined to reclaim the land at any cost. Demand the United States take a decisive stand against potential invasion and the chaos that would result.

The Filibuster Has to Go

The filibuster is an archaic, racist rule that has held the Senate in political gridlock for far too long. Act now to ensure that the American majority’s voice is heard.

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