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Investigate Trump for Allegedly Bartering American Foreign Policy for Financial Enrichment

Investigate Trump for Allegedly Bartering American Foreign Policy for Financial Enrichment

Has President Trump used the presidency for his own gain? Critics allege widespread corruption wherein foreign policy favors are traded for Trump business investments. Urge Congress to investigate the latest claim involving China and other troubling allegations.

Protect Freedom of the Press: Tell Scott Pruitt Harassing Reporters is Not OK

Protect Freedom of the Press: Tell Scott Pruitt Harassing Reporters is Not OK

Scott Pruitt, head of the EPA, stands by actions taken by security personnel to remove a reporter who asked to speak with an EPA public-affairs person, and has apparently blocked reporters from major news outlets from covering a summit on water pollution. Demand that Pruitt stop barring the press from carrying out their Constitutionally-protected rights.

Urge Kent State Graduate to Remove and Apologize for Grad Photos with AR-10

Urge Kent State Graduate to Remove and Apologize for Grad Photos with AR-10

Kaitlin Bennett, a recent Kent State University graduate, flaunted an AR-10 rifle in her graduation photos taken on the academic campus. This insensitive, attention-seeking photo shoot is tone-deaf to the gun violence happening on academic campuses. Sign this petition to urge Bennett to apologize for and take down the photos.

Trump: Don’t Threaten to Overthrow North Korea

Trump: Don’t Threaten to Overthrow North Korea

Following Kim Jong-un’s cancellation of the North and South Korea summit, the North Korean leader is now threatening to scrap an upcoming meeting with the U.S. State Department over Trump’s recent demands: to hand over his nuclear arsenal or face a governmental takeover. Sign the petition to convince Trump that diplomacy should take precedence over military aggression.

Trump: Do Not Use Religion as a Political Weapon

Trump: Do Not Use Religion as a Political Weapon

President Trump has given religious leaders that include anti-Semitic, anti-Muslim, and anti-LGBT activists a more prominent governmental role. Government-approved discrimination and policies heavily informed by religious belief could result. Help ensure the separation of church and state stands strong.

Urge White House Staffer to Resign After Reportedly Insulting Brain Cancer Sufferer

Urge White House Staffer to Resign After Reportedly Insulting Brain Cancer Sufferer

In a recent meeting, Special Assistant to the White House Kelly Sadler attempted to undermine Senator John McCain’s political opinion by reportedly stating, ‘It doesn’t matter, he’s dying anyway.’ Senator McCain is currently fighting brain cancer. Sign this petition to urge Sadler to step down from her position at the White House.

Stop Downplaying Rape Offenses

Stop Downplaying Rape Offenses

Five men accused of gang raping an 18-year-old woman during Spain’s Running of the Bulls festival recently received light sentences for ‘abuse’ rather than rape. According to Spanish criminal code, violence and intimidation must be present in order to prosecute people for rape charges. Prompt Spanish lawmakers to expand the legal definition of rape by signing the petition below.

Punish Writer for Inciting Racist Smear Campaign Against Black Student

Punish Writer for Inciting Racist Smear Campaign Against Black Student

American University’s first black female student government president recently filed a federal lawsuit against Andrew Anglin of the Daily Stormer, a neo-Nazi website. He stands accused of inciting online harassment that was so severe it led to her resignation and post-traumatic stress diagnosis. Motivate legal experts to bring justice to the student by signing the petition below.

Determine Presidential Elections by Popular Vote

Determine Presidential Elections by Popular Vote

The United States still utilizes an antiquated, complex system for electing the President that neglects and ignores the will of large swaths of the population. Urge states to back a new system that ensures a president elected by and for the people.

Trump: Grant Clemency to Grandmother Serving Unfair Life Sentence

Trump: Grant Clemency to Grandmother Serving Unfair Life Sentence

A 62-year-old woman who temporarily helped distribute cocaine is 21 years into serving life in prison without chance of parole. She is one of many African Americans unjustly incarcerated over first-time nonviolent drug offenses. Sign the petition below to urge U.S. President Donald Trump to grant her clemency.

Urge Trump to Rejoin Iran Nuclear Deal

Urge Trump to Rejoin Iran Nuclear Deal

President Trump recently pulled the United States out of the Iran Nuclear Deal, which lifted economic sanctions from Iran in exchange for the curbing of Iran’s nuclear weaponry development. Without the United States in the deal, Iran might choose to leave the deal as well, allowing them to develop their nuclear weapons without limitation. Sign this petition to urge President Trump to re-enter the Iran Nuclear Deal.

Amazon: Don’t Punish Seattle’s Homeless Population Over Taxes

Amazon: Don’t Punish Seattle’s Homeless Population Over Taxes

Amazon has halted its job-creating Seattle expansion plan in retaliation to a tax proposal that would barely make a dent in the company’s annual revenue. Sign this petition to urge Amazon to reconsider its decision.

Stop Excessive Force on Innocent Nicaraguan Demonstrators

Stop Excessive Force on Innocent Nicaraguan Demonstrators

Public outrage has erupted in Nicaragua in response to the president’s plan to slash social security benefits while increasing taxes. Protesters have been met with the worst wave of government violence the country has seen since the 1990s. Sign the petition below to pressure the Latin American leader to end the violence and stand up for human rights.

Hold Legalized Drug Dealers Accountable for Tens of Thousands of Opioid Deaths

Hold Legalized Drug Dealers Accountable for Tens of Thousands of Opioid Deaths

It has claimed more victims annually than guns and many forms of cancer. Now the companies charged with fueling the opioid epidemic are rallying in force against one potentially powerful instrument for change. Demand lawmakers support a tax that could curtail opioid suppliers while empowering victims of addiction.

Denounce Republican Campaign Ad Featuring Teenager Threatened by Gun

Denounce Republican Campaign Ad Featuring Teenager Threatened by Gun

Brian Kemp, a Republican gubernatorial candidate, has been running a campaign ad in which he threatens a teenager with a gun for laughs. Sign this petition to urge Mr. Kemp to pull his tone-deaf and offensive ad.

Demand Expulsion for Frat Members in Reported Racist Hazing Ritual

Demand Expulsion for Frat Members in Reported Racist Hazing Ritual

A video reportedly showing a racist initiation ceremony among fraternity members of Theta Tau at Syracuse University recently went viral. While the organization has been expelled, students are defending their actions by calling the ceremony ‘satirical.’ Sign the petition to make sure hate speech doesn’t go unpunished.

Stop Destruction of Vital Worker Centers

Stop Destruction of Vital Worker Centers

Important worker centers, relied on by low-wage workers, are in danger. The Republican Congress is trying to pressure the Chamber of Commerce into enforcing heavy regulations on worker centers. Sign this petition to urge the labor subcommittee into siding with the millions of workers who benefit from the presence of worker centers.

Ben Carson: Don’t Raise Rent Prices for Low-Income Families

Ben Carson: Don’t Raise Rent Prices for Low-Income Families

Standard rent for low-income families could be effectively tripled thanks to a new piece of legislation from U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson. Sign this petition to urge Secretary Carson to reconsider his proposed legislation.

Don’t Deport Caribbean Immigrants From the UK

Don’t Deport Caribbean Immigrants From the UK

Thousands of Caribbean immigrants in Britain are being threatened with deportation. Many are senior citizens who allegedly had their case files destroyed by the UK Home Office, making it impossible for them to verify whether or not they arrived legally. Demand that they aren’t penalized for crimes they didn’t commit by signing the petition.

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.

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