Politics

Support Healthcare, Education, and Housing, Not America’s War Machine

Ten percent of the Pentagon’s budget could eradicate homelessness and hunger in the United States, and guarantee tuition-free education and Medicare for all. Make these possibilities a reality. Sign this petition to demand President Biden support the defense budget cut.

End the Escalation of Violence in the Middle East

President Joe Biden issued an airstrike on Syria without congressional authorization. The attack compromises diplomatic initiatives and poses a risk of massive conflict. Demand that Biden stop bombing Syria and commit to peace in the Middle East.

Stop Cancelling Republican Leaders Who Voted to Impeach Trump

Cancel culture is alive and thriving…in the Republican party. Condemnations and censures continue to rain down on Republicans who defied their party’s dictates during the impeachment trial. Demand an end to this political retribution that undermines independent discourse.

Spend Tax Dollars on Humanitarian Relief, Not Weapons

Senator John Cornyn is attempting to divert tax dollars from COVID-19 relief into the bottomless pit of a defense fund. Sign this petition to stop the senate from spending more money on a war that doesn’t exist instead of dealing with the health crisis that does.

Governor Cuomo: Tell the Truth About COVID-19 Nursing Home Deaths

Thousands of deceased New York nursing home residents may have been erased from critical data about the pandemic for political purposes. Urge an end to the alleged lies and cover-ups and a focus on full disclosure and accountability.

Success: Biden Pulls U.S. Support From War in Yemen

The U.S. will no longer be providing offensive support to Saudi Arabia, including related weapons’ sales. This is a major victory for humanitarian efforts, as the Saudi-led conflict in Yemen has led to one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world. Applaud Biden for honoring the will of the people to withdraw from this treacherous war.

Honor Fallen Capitol Police Officers with Memorial

One officer died during the January 6 Capitol Hill riots and two others committed suicide in the days following. Ask that they be remembered with a memorial on the grounds of the Capitol.

Stop the Overthrow of Myanmar’s Democracy

Myanmar’s fragile democracy is in peril after a hostile takeover by its military. The voices of millions of voters were silenced. Join in the calls to end this controversial coup.

Success: Biden Suspended Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia and the UAE

Sales of bombs that might have been dropped on Yemeni civilians have been suspended by the Biden administration. This may be the first step toward pulling U.S. support from the war in Yemen. Sign this petition to applaud Biden and encourage him to terminate the sales completely.

Bring Charges Against Alleged Inciters of Deadly Capitol Riots

The carnage caused by the Capitol insurrection has resulted in multiple arrests, but no charges or punishment for politicians who allegedly incited this attack on democracy. Demand accountability for all involved parties.

Provide COVID Relief, Not Military Spending, for the U.S.

The American people are in dire need of financial relief amidst this ongoing crisis. Meanwhile, some senators are hesitant to approve $2000 stimulus checks due to a $740 billions defense bill. Sign this petition to demand approval of the much-needed stimulus.

Senator Cruz: Resign to Unite and Heal the Nation

Ted Cruz took a stand against American democracy when he refused to acknowledge the presidential election results. He also used the pain and suffering caused by a pandemic to boost the profits of rich fossil fuel friends. Demand the senator’s resignation for these derelictions of duty.

Free Cuba From Harmful Designation as Terrorist Sponsor

Cuba has been wrongfully designated as a sponsor of terrorism by the Trump administration, a label that will severely inhibit trade and travel and have devastating effects on the country. Biden has promised to remove Cuba from the list. Sign this petition to hold him accountable.

Prevent the Development of Nuclear Weapons in Iran

The Iran nuclear agreement is an important element in maintaining peace and mutual aid between nations. In the midst of a global pandemic, and a climate and ecological crisis, international cooperation is necessary for everyone. Tell President-elect Biden to rejoin the nuclear agreement with Iran and lift sanctions from their country.

Ban U.S. Weapon Sales to Saudi Arabia

By selling weapons to Saudi Arabia, the U.S. is responsible for the deaths of millions of innocent people. Ban weapon sales to Saudi Arabia and disarm the war in Yemen.

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Success: President Trump Impeached for Incitement of Insurrection

President Trump has been impeached for a second time after inciting a mob to overtake the chambers of Congress with deadly violence. Support this essential safeguarding of American democracy.

Trump: Call Family of Fallen Police Officer Who Died Defending the Capitol

A Capitol Police officer died of injuries sustained while heroically defending the U.S. Capitol from a mob of violent Trump supporters. His family has yet to receive a call of condolence from the president. Urge President Trump to call the grieving family.

Prevent Dangerous “Lame Duck” Presidents by Shortening Time Between Elections and Inaugurations

The stretch of time between the presidential election and the impending inauguration has been disastrous for the United States. The lengthy transition of power has led to unrest, violence, and death. Sign this petition to shorten the time between US presidential elections and inaugurations.

Success: Canada Has Banned Assault-Style Weapons

Assault rifles and other deadly weapons will be removed from Canadian streets, allowing citizens to rest easy. These weapons will no longer be available for madmen to use against innocent people in the deadly mass shootings that ravage our communities. Thank the Prime Minister of Canada for prohibiting them.

Support Banning Trump From Twitter

Five people have died after a violent riot and insurrection at the U.S. Capitol building. Those involved were directly inspired by President Trump, who praised them on a video he posted to Twitter. Sign this petition to support Twitter’s decision to permanently ban Trump from its platform.

Impeach and Convict Trump for Inciting Insurrection Against Constitution

President Donald Trump incited a violent pro-Trump mob to attack Congress in an attempt to overthrow the Constitutional order in the United States. Trump must be immediately impeached, convicted, and removed from office.

Remove Unstable and Dangerous President From Office Immediately

President Trump attempted to overturn the will of voters and then incited a mob to deadly violence. He must be removed from office before he causes even graver damage to the country and its people. Demand an immediate end to this reign of chaos and dangerous instability.

Stop Reckless Attempts to Overturn Election and Subvert Democracy

American democracy is at stake if several political partisans follow through on their plans to contest millions of votes cast by the people. Urge an end to this deeply damaging refusal to accept results of an already-certified presidential election.

McConnell: Denounce Trump’s Attempts to Tamper With Election Results

President Trump spent an hour on the phone pressuring Georgia’s Secretary of State to overturn the election results. Trump made false claims about supposed fraudulent votes, voter suppression, and the shredding of votes, none of which are backed up by any evidence. Sign this petition to urge Mitch McConnell to speak out against this behavior.

Share Critical Military Information With Incoming Administration

President-elect Joe Biden’s team has been cut out of communication by Trump’s Department of Defense, jeopardizing military operations and heightening fears that the United States armed forces may soon be deployed domestically to influence political disputes. Demand that transition meetings resume to ensure responsible public oversight.

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