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Demand that Trump’s Secretary of Education Nominee Protect LGBTQ Students

Demand that Trump’s Secretary of Education Nominee Protect LGBTQ Students

Betsy DeVos, Donald Trump’s nominee for Secretary of Education, has shown an interest in reversing federal protections for LGBTQ students. Sign the petition to demand that, if DeVos is appointed, she protect the rights of LGBTQ students and ensure that they feel safe in the classroom.

Demand Resignation of Untrustworthy FBI Director

Demand Resignation of Untrustworthy FBI Director

The Director of the FBI is under investigation for potentially influencing the presidential election. Due to his position and alleged repeated breaches of policy, it has been suggested that he step down from his post. Sign this petition to demand that he step down immediately.

Tell Trump Americans Still Want to See His Tax Returns

Tell Trump Americans Still Want to See His Tax Returns

The President-elect stated that he still can’t release his tax information because he is under audit and claimed that only reporters care about them anymore. Sign this petition to remind Trump that most American citizens still want him to release his tax returns.

Demand Apology for Plagiarism from Trump’s Pick for Top Security Position

Demand Apology for Plagiarism from Trump’s Pick for Top Security Position

President-elect Trump’s pick for a top national security position is being brought up with charges of plagiarism. We must be able to trust the people in charge of protecting our country. Demand that this person confess and apologize for plagiarism.

Do Not Confirm Trump’s Nominees Without Ethics Reviews

Do Not Confirm Trump’s Nominees Without Ethics Reviews

The confirmation hearings for many of Trump’s nominees are scheduled to take place on the same day, and before the Office of Government Ethics has had time to thoroughly vet them. The hearing for the nominee for Secretary of Education has been postponed due to these concerns, and it is vital that the same standard apply to all nominees. Demand that confirmation hearings be postponed until the nominees are thoroughly reviewed.

Investigate Legality of Trump Appointing Son-in-Law to White House Role

Investigate Legality of Trump Appointing Son-in-Law to White House Role

Donald Trump may be violating federal legislation by appointing his son-in-law to senior adviser. Sign this petition to demand that the Department of Justice investigate Jared Kushner’s eligibility for a role in the White House.

Success: GOP’s Vote Against Congress Watchdog Reversed

Success: GOP’s Vote Against Congress Watchdog Reversed

A vote to dismantle a congressional body that seeks out and reports corruption has been overturned. Praise this move, which will keep transparency within the government.

Stop Anti-LGBT Bill In Its Tracks

Stop Anti-LGBT Bill In Its Tracks

The rights of LGBT people are endangered by a new bill that would legalize and encourage landlords, businesses, employers and health care providers to discriminate against these individuals under the guise of ‘religious beliefs.’ Sign this petition to stop this bill dead in its tracks.

Block Bigot From Secretary of Education Position

Block Bigot From Secretary of Education Position

Trump’s pick for Secretary of Education is a bigot with no experience as an educator who cares more about her state’s schools than those of other states. Sign this petition to block her nomination for such an important position.

Demand Trump Admit to and Apologize for Mocking Disabled Reporter

Demand Trump Admit to and Apologize for Mocking Disabled Reporter

President-elect Donald Trump has once again denied his mocking a disabled reporter while running his controversial campaign. His continued lies about this incident demonstrate that he is a man not only unwilling to own his past mistakes, but also a man who will gladly belittle those Americans who cannot defend themselves. Sign the petition to demand that Trump finally grant the reporter the apology and respect he deserves.

Do Not Lift Restrictions on Buying Gun Silencers

Do Not Lift Restrictions on Buying Gun Silencers

Donald Trump Jr, son of the president-elect, is backing a bill to lift restrictions for buying gun silencers. This will greatly benefit the gun industry while encouraging increased violence in this country. Demand that restrictions on the purchase of silencers be upheld.

Justice for Activists Arrested for Feeding the Homeless

Justice for Activists Arrested for Feeding the Homeless

Several activists were arrested for feeding the homeless in a public park. Demand that charges against them are dropped and that laws are changed to allow charities to feed the homeless without consequence.

Trump: Don’t Wreck American Diplomacy

Trump: Don’t Wreck American Diplomacy

In a completely unprecedented and rash move, Donald Trump is demanding all ambassadors leave their positions on Inauguration Day, without giving any grace period as is tradition. This goes against the rules of American diplomacy and could threaten foreign relations, leaving countries without American envoys. Sign this petition to demand Trump rescind this poor decision.

Reject Secretary of the Treasury Nominee Who Allegedly Engaged in Fraud

Reject Secretary of the Treasury Nominee Who Allegedly Engaged in Fraud

The ex-leader of a bank accused of widespread mortgage fraud and violations of foreclosure rules, has been nominated for secretary of the treasury. Demand that the Senate reject this nomination.

Cancel Book Deal with Homophobic, Racist Author

Cancel Book Deal with Homophobic, Racist Author

Book publisher Simon and Schuster offered a $250,000 book deal to a man known for spreading so much hate speech he was banned from Twitter. Sign this petition to demand that his book be canceled.

DAVOS-KLOSTERS/SWITZERLAND, 28JAN09 - Vladimir Putin, Prime Minister of the Russian Federation captured during the 'Opening Plenary of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2009' at the Annual Meeting 2009 of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, January 28, 2009.

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Publicize Investigation into Russian Interference with U.S. Election

After the Senate Majority Leader refused to utilize private investigators to uncover details about Russia’s alleged hacking and influence on the election, many are now asking that details about the case be made public. Sign this petition to demand that the American people have access to information about the investigation.

Demand Press Call Donald Trump Out for His Lies

Demand Press Call Donald Trump Out for His Lies

The Wall Street Journal will not publicly challenge any falsities Donald Trump may say. The press is all that is left to shed light on the dangerous falsehoods Trump spreads. Sign the petition and demand that the press hold Trump accountable for his lies.

Protect Obamacare From Trump

Protect Obamacare From Trump

Donald Trump plans to dismantle parts of Obamacare his first day in office, with Mike Pence and Paul Ryan claiming it will be replaced with something just as useful. However, the words of Pence and Ryan cannot be trusted. Sign this petition to demand Obamacare remain firmly in place.

Demand Trump Acknowledge Russian Hacking

Demand Trump Acknowledge Russian Hacking

More cases of cyber interference in U.S. affairs by the Russian government have come to light, which is evidence of a major threat to our country. Donald Trump refuses to speak out against this threat, since thus far Russian influence has been in his favor. Demand that Trump publicly denounce Russian hacking.

Don’t Undermine Investigations of Corruption in the House of Representatives

Don’t Undermine Investigations of Corruption in the House of Representatives

The only independent, non-partisan agency that investigates corruption in Congress is under attack from Republicans. Tell the House of Representatives to stop undermining transparency and accountability.

Stop Donald Trump’s Political Cronyism

Stop Donald Trump’s Political Cronyism

Trump plans to nominate his adviser’s husband to the position of solicitor general. This individual will be responsible for legally handling Trump’s conflicts of interest and business self-dealings. Sign the petition to ask the U.S. Senate to deny this crony appointment.

Stop Big Oil’s Attack on Five Endangered Species

Stop Big Oil’s Attack on Five Endangered Species

Five endangered species are under attack from Big Oil. Sign this petition to demand that these species are not sacrificed for corporate profit. We must act now to protect innocent wildlife.

Remove Anti-LGBTQ Speakers From Inauguration Lineup

Remove Anti-LGBTQ Speakers From Inauguration Lineup

Two anti-LGBTQ speakers have been chosen for Donald Trump’s inauguration. Trump cannot be a president who respects all citizens if he lets these men, who support discrimination, speak at his ceremony. Sign the petition and demand that these men be removed from the proceedings.

Stop Paul Ryan From Banning Live-Streaming on the House Floor

Stop Paul Ryan From Banning Live-Streaming on the House Floor

Speaker Paul Ryan is attempting to fine representatives for trying to reach out to the public by live-streaming from the floor of the House. Live-streaming can be an important tool for making the democratic process more transparent. Sign this petition to tell the Speaker to stop trying to penalize representatives for reaching out to their constituents.

Dear Trump: What Corruption are you Hiding?

Dear Trump: What Corruption are you Hiding?

After promising to be honest with the American people and hold a press conference on his business conflicts, Donald Trump has moved it to an unspecified future date. Demand that Trump be transparent with the American people and hold his press conference before his inauguration.

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