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Success: Racist, Sexist Reporter Fired From The Atlantic

Success: Racist, Sexist Reporter Fired From The Atlantic

A reporter who called Black people “primates” and suggested women who seek abortions be treated as murderers has been fired from the Atlantic. Sign this petition to thank a watchdog journalism group that helped expose his history of dangerous rhetoric.

Demand Life Sentences for Trio Plotting to Bomb Somali Community

Demand Life Sentences for Trio Plotting to Bomb Somali Community

Three men were recently convicted of plotting to bomb a community of Somali refugees in Garden City, Kansas. They could potentially face life in prison for planning to us a weapon of mass destruction. Help set a new standard against domestic terrorism by demanding life sentences.

Tell Trump Not To Sell American Weapons Overseas

Tell Trump Not To Sell American Weapons Overseas

Trump want to ship lethal weapons around the world, where they may end up in the hands of tyrants and terrorists. Demand he stop this meaningless bloodshed.

Demand Justice for Slain Brazilian Activist Marielle Franco

Demand Justice for Slain Brazilian Activist Marielle Franco

Human rights defender and politician Marielle Franco was assassinated on March 14 in Rio de Janeiro, allegedly for denouncing Brazil’s militarized police force terrorizing the black community. Demand justice for Franco by urging Brazilian President Michel Temer to demilitarize the police and bring an end to impunity.

Trump, Tell Unethical EPA Chief ‘You’re Fired!’

Trump, Tell Unethical EPA Chief ‘You’re Fired!’

Scott Pruitt has abused his power time and again in his role as administrator of the EPA. From financial mismanagement to retaliations against employees, this activity continues unrestrained and with a stamp of approval from the president. Demand President Trump take immediate action in denouncing Pruitt.

Success: Gov. Rick Scott Signs Gun Control Bill

Success: Gov. Rick Scott Signs Gun Control Bill

In the wake of the horrific Parkland school shooting, Florida Governor Rick Scott has signed a modest gun control bill into law. This is a small but important step to help prevent future mass shootings. Sign this petition to applaud Governor Scott’s decision to take political action on the gun violence issue.

Putin: Don’t Blame Jews for Russia’s Election Interference

Putin: Don’t Blame Jews for Russia’s Election Interference

Vladimir Putin suggested minority groups, including Jews, might have been responsible for Russia’s interference in the U.S. presidential election, despite having no evidence to suggest that this is true. Sign this petition to urge Putin to apologize for these discriminatory comments.

Urge Candidate to Drop Out After Homophobic Remarks

Urge Candidate to Drop Out After Homophobic Remarks

Leslie Gibson, the sole candidate for the 57th district Maine House of Representatives, recently used Twitter to refer to two prominent Parkland shooting survivors as a ‘skinhead lesbian’ and a ‘bald-face liar.’ While Gibson apologized for these remarks, greater action is necessary. Sign this petition to urge Gibson to remove himself from the running for the Maine House of Representatives.

Trump: Reinstate Trophy Ban on Elephant Parts

Trump: Reinstate Trophy Ban on Elephant Parts

The Trump administration recently lifted a ban on elephant trophies, allowing trophies to be imported into the United States on a case-by-case basis. This directly contradicts Trump’s previously stated personal views on the ‘horror show’ of big game hunting. Sign this petition to urge Trump to reinstate the ban to protect elephants from big game hunters.

Pass Laws for Gun Control and School Safety

Pass Laws for Gun Control and School Safety

In the wake of the February mass school shooting in Parkland, Florida, lawmakers have approved of a bill that would heighten gun control and provide funding for schools to have site-specific police officers and mental health experts. Sign this petition to urge Florida’s governor to sign the bill into law.

Allow LGBTQ Couples to Adopt

Allow LGBTQ Couples to Adopt

LGBTQ couples are being discriminated against in Georgia. A recent bill would allow adoption agencies to turn down LGBTQ couples based solely on their sexual orientation. Not only is this legalized discrimination, but it also hurts the children who are seeking loving homes. Sign this petition to push for the removal of this discriminatory bill.

Demand Trump Administration Stop Hiring Lobbyists

Demand Trump Administration Stop Hiring Lobbyists

Of the 59 Environmental Protection Agency hires made in the last year, nearly a third of them used to be employed by the same fossil fuel companies they’re tasked to regulate. Demand that lobbyists be banned from regulating their own industry.

Stop Streaming NRATV on Amazon

Stop Streaming NRATV on Amazon

The National Rifle Association’s pro-gun TV channel can be accessed 24/7 on Amazon Fire. In the wake of the Parkland school shooting, those in favor of ending gun violence have been petitioning for major companies to cut ties with the NRA. Sign this petition to urge Jeff Bezos to stop streaming NRATV.

Stop Donald Trump from Imposing Harmful Steel Tariff

Stop Donald Trump from Imposing Harmful Steel Tariff

Donald Trump recently declared a huge tariff on imported metals just to prove a point. Stop President Trump from using the world economy as a bargaining chip.

Demand America Follow Australia’s Lead on Gun Laws

Demand America Follow Australia’s Lead on Gun Laws

Australia has prevented innumerable mass shootings by banning automatic weapons and collecting all illegal firearms. Demand the US take note of the positive results of these actions and consider enacting these laws.

Demand Lawmaker Apologize for Lies About Florida Shooting Victims

Demand Lawmaker Apologize for Lies About Florida Shooting Victims

A Pennsylvania lawmaker is under fire for his cruel commentary on the Florida massacre; he has accused survivors of being ‘crisis actors’ and the left of hypocrisy for allowing students to advocate for gun control. Sign this petition to demand this man apologize and retract his statements immediately.

Urge Florida Lawmakers to Prevent Deadly Gun Violence

Urge Florida Lawmakers to Prevent Deadly Gun Violence

After the Parkland shooting that left 17 students and staff members of a Florida high school dead, lawmakers in the state voted down a bill that would ban assault weapons and high capacity magazines. Sign this petition to urge lawmakers to pass laws that will protect citizens against large scale gun violence.

Protect Artists from Sexual Harassment

Protect Artists from Sexual Harassment

Despite widespread reports of workplace sexual harassment and assault, federal protections from harassment are extremely narrow. Nashville has introduced a bill to expand its protections to apply to many workers that need it most. Demand that the federal government follow suit and protect Americans from inappropriate and harmful workplace behavior.

Condemn Raffle of AR-15 by Republican Congressional Candidate

Condemn Raffle of AR-15 by Republican Congressional Candidate

A Republican congressional candidate from Kansas recently announced a gun giveaway, and the prize is an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle. This type of firearm was used to kill 17 Florida high school students. In the wake of continuous and heartless gun violence, demand this weapon raffle be cancelled.

Urge Trump to Attend “March For Our Lives” Against Gun Violence

Urge Trump to Attend “March For Our Lives” Against Gun Violence

Seventeen people were killed in the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL. Surviving students are organizing a demonstration to urge lawmakers to prioritize ending gun violence. Sign this petition to encourage Donald Trump to attend.

Protect Children From Work-Related Injuries and Deaths

Protect Children From Work-Related Injuries and Deaths

Every year, more than 100 children and teenagers die from operating farm machinery in the U.S. The federal government has no restrictions on children operating machinery. Urge the federal government to regulate child labor laws on family farms to protect children from injuries and death.

Congress: End the Ban on Federal Gun Violence Research

Congress: End the Ban on Federal Gun Violence Research

In the wake of yet another mass school shooting, Congress continues to ban federal research on gun violence. How can we find an effective solution to this growing problem when our government prohibits the study necessary to find a remedy? Demand the prohibition on gun violence research be lifted for the safety of U.S. citizens.

Support Ceasefire in Syria to Allow UN Aid

Support Ceasefire in Syria to Allow UN Aid

Millions of people in Syria are in desperate need of aid after a seven-year-long civil war intensified recently, with airstrikes killing people at a rate of up to 50 people per day. The United Nations has called for a month-long ceasefire to help reach the people that need support. Sign this petition to urge the president of Syria to support the ceasefire.

Don’t Ban Discussion of the Holocaust

Don’t Ban Discussion of the Holocaust

Discussing historical realities about the Holocaust has been made illegal in Poland. Even mentioning the phrase ‘Polish death camps’ could result in up to three years in prison. Sign this petition to urge Poland’s president to recall the bill.

Pay Domestic Workers Equal Minimum Wage

Pay Domestic Workers Equal Minimum Wage

Domestic workers are excluded from proposed minimum wage laws in South Africa. If these laws are passed as is, employers would be allowed to legally pay domestic workers less than other workers are paid. Sign this petition to demand that exceptions be taken out of the legislation so that there is a universal minimum wage.

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