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Success: Men Who Shot and Killed Ahmaud Arbery Convicted of Murder

Ahmaud Arbery’s killers have been convicted of murder, along with a series of other charges. This is a landmark case for civil rights. Thank the prosecuting attorney for her amazing work.

Success: Methane and Toxic Chemicals Restricted to Protect Environment

Methane and forever chemicals, toxic to the environment and to living beings, will soon be restricted by an environmental agency finally doing its duty. Polluters will no longer have free reign to contaminate air, water, and land with these detrimental substances. Applaud this vital recommitment to environmental protection over special interests.

Success: Parole Board Recommends Clemency for Julius Jones

A possibly innocent man has an impending date with death. Thanks to a parole board’s recommendation, Julius Jones may be spared from execution. Support this critical decision that could save a life.

Success: Majestic Land and Marine Monuments Restored After Disastrous Trump Cuts

Awe-inspiring natural wonders have endured relentless assaults from the fishing and drilling industries. Federally protected monuments in Utah and New England sustained some of the most egregious attacks. Applaud the reversal of fortune that will protect these regions and all their inhabitants.

Success: Exploited Food Delivery Workers’ Rights Restored

Food delivery workers have experienced gross underpayment and threats to their dignity and safety. They deserve better after giving sustenance and stability to Americans through natural disasters, pandemics, and other challenges. Applaud a major city’s plan to better protect these essential employees’ rights.

Success: Reportedly Neglected Animals Rescued From Defunct Roadside Zoo

A roadside zoo that reportedly left a bear without veterinary care for years in unsanitary conditions has had the remainder of its animals confiscated. Applaud the efforts of shutting this zoo down and sending the animals to a sanctuary.

Success: Closure Granted to 9/11 Families Demanding Answers

“Never forget” is the common theme for September 11, but too many families have felt forgotten by a government that owes them honesty. Applaud President Biden’s decision to give them the answers they have long sought regarding the most transformative and tragic day of their lives.

Success: Infamous Big Cat Zoo Permanently Shut Down

The former zoo of alleged animal abuser Joe Exotic has finally been shut down once and for all. Applaud the closure of this sad chapter in big cat exploitation.

Success: Fracking Banned in Delaware River Watershed

A recent win led to a complete and permanent ban on fracking in the Delaware River Watershed, which provides drinking water to millions of people. Thank the organization who drove a large portion of these efforts.

Success: Student Loan Borrowers Protected From Ruin

Hard-working students scored another win after the Department of Education reinstated an additional vital protection. The new move will help ensure millions of student loan borrowers enjoy a hassle-free and honest process. Applaud the department’s new leadership for making the right moves for students.

Success: EPA Corks Coal Industry’s Toxic Waste-Water

Coal plants won a free pass to pollute our waterways in the waning days of the Trump administration, but crucial public health protections have now been restored. Celebrate this win for people and wildlife.

Success: Wasteful Trump Water Rule Washed Away

A non-sensical proposal for souped-up showerheads has been eliminated. Applaud this re-prioritization of water conservation and environmental wellness over reckless wastefulness.

Success: Voting Rights Defended and Enforced

Voting rights in the U.S. are under attack at levels not seen since the Civil Rights Movement. America’s top lawyer wants to take on these injustices. Applaud his stand against voter suppression and disenfranchisement.

Success: Keystone XL Pipeline Permanently Shut Down

The Keystone XL pipeline has been permanently terminated. After 12 long years of fighting, the environment across North America is safe from the devastating effects of this unnecessary project. Sign this petition to thank the company for finally ending the controversial pipeline.

Success: Juneteenth Recognized as National Holiday

America’s liberation from the shackles of slavery will finally be acknowledged with a federal holiday. Applaud the designation of Juneteenth as a national day of remembrance.

Success: Destructive Drilling Suspended in the Arctic Wilderness

The arctic is safe once again from the devastating effects of oil and gas drilling. A momentous decision from the White House has protected this delicate landscape. Thank the Biden administration for suspending drilling leases in the far north.

Success: Disgusting Dog Fighting Practice Targeted By Lawmakers

A particularly depraved form of dog cruelty will now receive the condemnation and punishment it deserves. New Jersey has made animal trunk fighting a felony. Thank the leaders who took a stand against barbarity for profit.

Success: Leading Executioner State Abolishes Death Penalty

Virginia will soon join 22 other U.S. states in ending the death penalty. This form of punishment fit for medieval times puts the power of life and death in government hands and disproportionately claims the lives of minorities. Applaud the first Southern state to say, “no more.”

Success: Protection for Migratory Birds Restored

Ex-president Trump removed the laws protecting migratory birds in the United States. President Biden has reinstated these vital environmental protection laws and honored the 1916 treaty between Canada and the US. Thank the Biden administration for their dedication to conservation.

Success: Leaders Unite Behind Clean and Safe Water

Tainted drinking water and dangerously unregulated wastewater have harmed public health in communities countrywide. United support from Congressional leaders could soon change these fortunes for the better. Applaud needed investments in America’s water infrastructure.

Success: Police Chief Resigns After Death of Daunte Wright

A police chief who defended tear gassing peaceful protesters and who minimized the tragic death of 20-year-old Daunte Wright has resigned in the face of public pressure. Celebrate this successful removal of a cop who has no place as a public servant.

Success: Police Force Commits to Preventing Abuse of Power

The Lethbridge police force faced serious allegations of abuse of power. However, thanks to the tireless efforts of their chief, they have come forth with an action plan to rectify their mistakes. Praise those who have taken steps to move forward in the right direction.

Success: City Bans Herbicide That Kills People and Environment

The toxic herbicide glyphosate has been banned from one Canadian city, preserving the health of both people and the environment. Praise those who are making these changes and saving our future.

Success: Chauvin Found Guilty of All Charges in Death of George Floyd

The death of George Floyd stirred America and the world. A guilty verdict against his accused killer, Derek Chauvin, has brought some measure of justice. Applaud the vigilant prosecution of this explosive case.

Success: Major Biden Gets Another Chance After Biting Incident

President Biden’s dog Major was involved in two biting incidents that threatened his safety. Now, training sessions are to be held in Washington to correct Major’s behavior. Sign this petition to thank the Bidens for giving their dog another chance.

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