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Success: Lynching Victims Get Justice

After a century and more, lynching has finally been recognized as a federal hate crime. Applaud the decisive condemnation of these horrific murders and the pursuit of justice for victims taken by prejudice-fueled violence.

Success: Details About Devastating Oil Spill Revealed to Affected Communities

Crucial details of a devastating oil spill have finally been revealed to the affected communities. Thanks to demands of the residents, they have been reassured that their health is not at risk. Thank the Environmental Protection Agency for listening to residents and revealing the details the affected community deserved.

Success: Emissions-Based Environmental Protections Restored

One of the nation’s biggest transportation polluters has regained the authority to clean up its act. Applaud the reinstatement of California’s curbing of destructive greenhouse gas emissions.

Success: Premier Female Athletes Score Equal Pay Victory

U.S. women’s soccer won a landmark settlement that will finally secure them equal pay for their talents. Applaud this strike against gender discrimination and this step toward long-needed reform.

Success: Bear Who Broke Into Homes for Food Saved From Euthanasia

The bear who broke into multiple California homes has been saved from euthanasia. DNA samples showed that he was not the sole culprit, and it is safe to relocate him to a different part of the forest once captured. Thank the California Department of Fish and Wildlife for investigating, listening to the public demands, and saving Hank the Tank.

Success: Bobcat is Healthy and Safe After Reported Theft

The bobcat that was reportedly stolen from a farm is back safe and sound. The farm itself released video of Blanche the bobcat looking happy as ever. Thank the farm owner who took measures to ensure the safety and security of their animals after the alleged theft.

Success: Transport of Monkeys for Experimentation Stopped

The flights that transport macaque monkeys to be used in experiments will be stopped, thanks to public outrage. Kenya Airlines will not be renewing their contract. Thank them for saving so many monkeys from cruelty and death.

Success: Applaud Hate Crimes Verdict in Murder of Black Man

The three men who took Ahmaud Arbery’s life were convicted of federal hate crimes. Support the repudiation of horrific violence driven by racism and prejudice.

Success: Dog Allegedly Abused at Training Center Now Rescued and Happy

After public outrage and demands, the dog who was allegedly abused at a training facility is now happy and healthy. The district attorney’s office released an uplifting new video of the dog happily running around. The reassuring video also came with a statement that the abuse is still being investigated. We are happy to see Mugshot the dog receiving proper care and looking happy again.

Success: Court Strikes Down Partisan Power Grabs

Politicians around the country are trying to stack election odds in their favor, ending races before they even start. Voters lose out in the process. Thank one state leader who took a stand against partisan gerrymandering and for free and fair elections.

Success: Patients Protected From Surprise Medical Bills

Many healthcare providers have been taking advantage of patients in crisis with surprise medical bills. These unfair practices can send individuals and families into massive, crushing debt. Applaud the legislative push to end balance billing and other destructive forms of surprise billing.

Success: Sex Trafficking Co-Conspirator Brought to Justice

At least four young women were groomed for sexual abuse by Jeffrey Epstein’s former employee and girlfriend, Ghislaine Maxwell. Now, this convicted abuser will likely face decades in prison. Applaud the efforts of those who sought justice in this case.

Success: Toxic Vehicle Emissions Reduced in Fight Against Climate Change

Vehicle emissions, a major contributor to rising greenhouses gasses and climate change, will soon be reduced thanks to a landmark announcement by environmental advocates. Sign the petition to thank them for taking steps towards a cleaner future.

Success: Communities Protected From Lead Exposure

Lead-contaminated and health-hazardous drinking water could soon be a danger of the past. Applaud leaders for taking on a long-standing affront to consumer protection.

Success: Infrastructure to Receive Billion-Dollar Upgrade

America’s infrastructure is about to receive a major boost thanks to continued calls for change. Applaud an investment that will benefit transportation, communication, public health, the environment, and more.

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.

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