Hi! I'm Avril from Norfolk in England. Please sign my petition entitled 'Transparency in Farming'. I believe that in the interest of our health and that of the natural environment it should be mandatory for farmers to notify those living near the fields that they spray with chemicals the name of the products they use and some advance warning of when they're going to do the spraying (even half an hours' notice would be better than nothing). That gives people who live near fields a chance to vacate their gardens when spraying is taking place instead of being taken by surprise when a tractor suddenly appears over the fence or hedge.
This could easily be done by a phone call to one resident in a village who acts as representative and passes the message on to neighbours, or by a notice put up on a display board in a central place in a village.
Having the name of the chemical product also gives people an ability to research the products being used if they wish. This would put more power into the hands of the public, who at the moment are largely at the mercy of their neighbouring farmers' activities and the major chemical companies from whom the farmers buy their products. To sign the petition go to http://thepetitionsite.com/166/580/595/transparency-in-farming.
And if you wish do let me know what you think. Thank you.
there's a petition in the text
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Hi! I have created a petition that represents consumers who are willing to pay 5% more to eliminate nonbiodegradable and excessive packaging for products. This petition is targeting at least 20 major corporations, and really needs your help to get it off the ground! Please click on the petition link to read more.
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Stop Greedy Drug Companies taking advantage of the chronically ill
please help with the high cost of drugs for the chronically ill and sign my petition http://www.thepetitionsite.com/844/012/354/all-drug-companies-stop-taking-advantage-of-the-sick/ …
Thank you Dan...signed.
Diacetyl is linked to Alzheimers disease and has also been proven to cause a fatal lung disease. Yet, this additive is still used in all sorts of products as an artificial butter flavoring.
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http://www.foodandwaterwatch.org/take-action/ Please consider checking this out, and if you agree, signing it and passing it on! Why should you be concerned about Monsantos Genetically Engineered (GE) Sweet Corn? This is the first GE Crop Monsanto that is marketing for direct human consumption. It will not be labeled. It hasnt been tested for human safety. Genetically engineered Monsanto sweet corn is approved and could be on your plate next year. This is the first Monsanto crop designed to be consumed by people, is genetically engineered to produce pesticides and resist herbicides. Sign the petition to make sure your grocery store doesnt sell you genetically engineered sweet corn. Well be delivering these petitions signatures to Walmart, demanding they reject genetically engineered sweet corn by April 1st, before its widely planted in the U.S. Petition to Walmart: As a consumer, I refuse to purchase Monsantos new genetically engineered sweet corn and urge you to protect your customers by committing to not sell Monsantos GE sweet corn by April 1, 2012
Hi! Please watch the video and then follow the link to my petition! Thanks John
Please I need 5000 signatures or Obama wont care!!!!
Thank you Robin; signed.
signed and noted thank you
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It is no fun coming here and all one sees is 5 sign this now petitions. We are here to share and learn as well as sign petitions. I sign petitions every week so I am very much in support of petitions...they work too.
Whether you are for ObamaCare or not, you have to admit the methods of Congress in passing this Healthcare Reform were most questionable at best!
> Care2 News to Note, Petition to Sign & Forward with Thanks!:
There is a massive "Repeal ObamaCare Now" campaign underway, which is definitely heading toward their objective goal of 5+ million petition signatures and bound for Washington, D.C.! Watch on-site video for details. Widespread Ads are being posted!
Thanks for that all usefull petitions
THANKS Aarif A. !!
ISABELLE C. i signed. My mother died this year from it, after 12 painful years. THANK YOU FOR THESE PETITION!
PLEASE,I NEED SIGNATURES! PLEASE SIGN: http://www.thepetitionsite.com/1/fed-up-to-be-poisoned/ THANKS!
Send a new action letter to support Bill C-474: Alfalfa growers support the Bill!
You can write a new letter to your MP instantly from http://www.cban.ca/474action
Let your MP know that on June 7th, alfalfa farmers told the House of Commons Agriculture Committee that they support the Bill C-474:
Bill C-474 is the first step in offering some protection in the
future for Canadian family farms. Market acceptance must be made part of the evaluation process and incorporated into the Seeds Regulation Act. - Kelvin Einarson, Director and Secretary Treasurer, Manitoba Forage Seed Association Inc.
Read a strong collection of quotes here: http://www.cban.ca/content/view/full/803
thanks and good luck for your petitions dear people here!!
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I'm a new member of this group and I need your support for a really worthy cause : Helping research seeking cures for Alzheimer's disease, a progressive neurologic disease of the brain leading to the irreversible loss of neurons and the loss of intellectual abilities, including memory and reasoning, which become severe enough to impede social or occupational functioning. It is the most common form of dementia. The disease gets worse as it develops - it is a progressive disease. There is no current cure for Alzheimer's, although there are ways of slowing down its advance and helping patients with some of the symptoms. Alzheimer's is also a terminal disease - it is incurable and causes death.
Please sign my petition and ask Care2 to add a "click to donate" to help research finding a cure !!
Here's the link to my petition :
Thank you very much
I wish you all a wonderful day !
Please help me stop this inappropriate eating disorder ad! 11:44 AM
Make Minnesota's Melrose Institute take down their inappropriate, stigmatizing eating disorder ad! http://www.thepetitionsite.com/1/remove-triggering-ads Please click on the above link for more info! Thank you so very, very much ~A recovering individual, Britt
PLEASE JOIN US WITH YOUR SIGNATURE: WE ARE THEIR VOICES 6:53 AM
HI DEAR CARE2 COMMUNITY´
WE HAVE A PETTION CALLED A REFUGE FOR ABANDONED PETS, WE DO NEED THOUSANDS OF SIGNATURE TO PROTECT THEM, TO AVOID THEIR SUFFERING AND ABANDONING
I´VE 4 PETS, TWO WERE ABANDONED AND BATTERED WHEY THEY HARDLY WERE 3 AND 4 MONTHS OLD.
I´M VEGETERIAN SINCE 2006, DAY BY DAY I FEEL ASHAME OF THE SO BAD CALLED HUMANITY BECAUSE OF THE ATROCITIES MADE IN NAME OF ECONOMICAL POWER (MEAT INDUSTRY, SHOWS, ETC)
WE ALL CAN MAKE THE DIFFERENCE, BEING ONE VOICE, BEING ONE HEART . NATURE AND ITS CREATURES ARE OUR MASTERS, OUR TEACHERS, OUR ONLY SOURCE OF HARMONIOUS LIFE
LET WALK TOGETHER TO PRESERVE OUR MOTHER EARTH AND ITS CREATURES FREE OF POLLUTION AND SUFFERING
A LOTUS OF COMPASSION AND LOVE FOR YOU ALL
Join in! Let your voice be heard!!!Healthcare Reform Now!!!!!
A RECENT MESSAGE FROM MOVEON.ORG RE: HEALTHCARE REFORM:
Alarming news: the public option could be dead within days, and we need Harry Reid to act fast to save it.1
A few conservative Democrats, including Ben Nelson and Joe Lieberman, are threatening to block health care reformall of itif the rest of the Democratic Caucus doesn't agree to drop or weaken the public option.2
A tiny minority of conservatives could cut out the heart of reform, supported by 86% of Democrats. The latest news is that to appease them a weak compromise is being unveiled within days.3
But it doesn't have to be this way. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid can still stop this, if he continues to fight. Reid has shown that he's willing to be a leader in fighting for the public option, and now we need him more than ever.
So we're sending an emergency petition to Senator Reid asking him to do everything in his power to persuade these senators to support real health care reform. Can you sign the petition to Harry Reid? Clicking here will add your name:
The petition says: "Senator Reid, don't let a few senators derail what the majority of Americans want and need. We're counting on you to use every tool at your disposal to make sure the Senate bill includes a public option."
As Senate Majority Leader, Reid can apply pressure in a number of ways: call a vote to force conservative Democrats to stand up publicly with Republicans and Big Insurance to filibuster health care, strip them of their committee chairmanships or committee seats, or opt to pass health care through what's called the "reconciliation" process, which would let him pass the bill with a simple majority vote.
Sen. Reid has shown us in the past that he's willing to fight for the public option. And in this final showdown, we all need to stand stronger than ever. Sen. Reid needs to hear that, at this crucial time, we've got his back.
Can you sign the petition to Harry Reid today? :
Do you posses an iPhone and/or an iPod Touch wishing that there was an app for Care2? Please sign my petition in hopes of getting one developed and able to download soon!
signed and nokw witth the butterfly reward for each petition you sig yiou get 50 credits
This petition just has a short time left to collect signatures. Please read the message below and if you can, please sign the petition:
Dear Friends, as a lupus suffer, we are in great need of better meds to acurately treat lupus and not just meds from another disease, education, and most importantly a cure!
Please sign and forward to all your friends so that we may have a better tommorow, and possible a cure. Thank you so much for your help! Love and hugs always, Leigh and Sam
A short note to SUMMERIZE what I am working on these days.
I am advocating on behalf of all Canadian and Global food consumers to have Arsenic banned as an ingredient in the feed of Poultry and Pigs. Arsenic is a very toxic heavy metal with extreme adverse effects on human health as well as the environment.
I am also advocating to have the importation of US beef which has been fed chicken feces halted immediately and the "feces fed US beef" in our Country Canada recalled without any further delay. I am also Advocating to end the INSANE, and totally UNETHICAL practice of feeding feces BANNED.
I have been working these issues diligently for the past year, with minimal success and have recently started a Blog to move this issues forward. Feel free to visit. I trust you will find the info. there informative, accurate, and relevant. I do love to hear your feedback as to how the blog and my Advocacy could be improved.
I am trusting that you share my concerns and you will do all that you can to mobilise your friends to ask for change.
I am quite new at Care2 and have 3 Petitions here:
Thanx so much for taking action!
cowboss ... "Do the research -- Ask the questions" .... cowboss /09
I have been struggling to get this petition into the spotlight for others to view and sign.
Please, if you know someone who struggles with mental health issues (depression, anxiety, etc.) or addictions (drugs, alcohol, eating disorders, etc.), or have experienced them yourself: PASS THIS ON so that we can start making our voices heard!
We do recover! You can help by signing this petition and letting your voice be heard!
We are aiming to open up a Cafe: a living room atmosphere of coffee tables and couches with internet, lending libraries, free pamphlets and seminars, meeting room facilities for 12 step groups, yoga classes, self esteem workshops and so on...
Online, this has been a huge success for over 2 years for those that need to talk or are searching for information or resources. You can visit the site here at www.serenitycafe.org and check out what this petition is backing!
A staggering 1 in 5 people are affected by mental illness or addiction. This will make a difference for them and the millions of loved ones and professionals affected as a result.
Take a look at this Share:
So lets all send him a postcard about the M.E.R.F. this TURF campaign. Now that he's next door to President Obama we can get some GREEN jobs built in our own neighborhoods. What? you don't know what the M.E.R.F. this TURF campian is?
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I signed the Eco bonds petition. I couldn't sign the baffle creek petition, It was closed with only 126 out of 1000 signatures. I'll post the eco petition on my group petition link.
Please post your petitions here; this discussion will not be lost in the archives.
Also, it keeps the group not just a message board for petitions.
Any petitions not posted here will be deleted.
Thank you and sorry if this sounds harsh but I know that it keeps the group open to discussions first this way.
This is from a friend of mine who lives in Edmonton:
This is a petition asking Obama to appoint a "sustainable" choice as Secretary of Agriculture. Now, online petitions never work, but listen:
Michael Dimock, president of Roots of Change (a non-profit where I currently volunteer), was on a conference call with Obama's transition team last week. He says that they are aware of the petition and said that 25,000 endorsements would get their attention, and 50,000 could really influence Obama's pick.
It's currently at 42,000, and slowing down. Please take 15 seconds to sign, and a few moments to pass this along to your own networks. To reiterate: this petition has the attention of Obama's team, and they are expected to make their choice public very soon, so there are only a few days left to press for a reform-minded choice.
Go here to sign petition: http://www.fooddemocracynow.org
if you want to see the old one write to me. I was extremely disappointed not to get a message from CARE 2 BEFORE they moved my petition, nor an opportunity to suggest the new name, NOR a link from the old one so I wouldn't lose people.
Thank you all for trying to sign and please come again. I really think this is a good idea check it out and let me know what you all think, but NOT on the petition.
Ok I signed the Baffle Creek Petition and the one for Naresh Kadyan; I could not get to the one for Eco bonds as it no longer existed.
Baffle Creek is a beautiful river in Australia, the most untouched in the populated area of SE Queensland, and a dam there is being considered to provide water for an industrial town nearby. It runs into the southernmost end of the Great Barrier Reef and this area is the only place on the mainland that endangered loggerhead turtles nest at. Please tell our Government (and industry) to use alternative, sustainable methods to provide water, and to protect the environment for all!
Please hurry up... only twenty days left for & Naresh Kadyan needs more & more signatures here
Please post your petitions here so that our group is more then just lost of threads about petitions. If they are not posted here they will be deleted.
The good thing about this discussion is that it will not be archived.
I am a member of this group and they are fantastic fighters for animal rights. The founder and pres of this group is Dr. Neal Barnard. He tours the country lecturing and teaching about the Vegan lifetstlye. They have been instrumental in getting the 5 food groups used since the 40's changed to these 4 food groups now. fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and legumes. Meat and dairy are now considered like sugary foods in our diets. Anyway this is a great way to help future the Vegan lifestlye and also help animals. Please forward this to anyone you think could help.
DO YOU OR ANY OF YOUR FAMILY MEMBERS, FRIENDS, OR PATIENTS EAT GRILLED CHICKEN OR HOT DOGS?
THESE ARE FOODS THAT INCREASE YOUR RISK OF CANCER, AND BIG BUSINESS WILL DO ANYTHING TO CONCEAL THAT FACT.
PCRM plans to file two law suits protecting consumers from fraudulent business practices where consumers are not warned about the increased risk of cancer from eating grilled chicken or hot dogs.
One suit will be against national restaurant chains (McDonald’s, Burger King, etc.) for failing to alert consumers about the presence of a known carcinogen (PhIP) in their grilled chicken products.
PCRM will also file a lawsuit against manufacturers and large-scale sellers of hot dogs and other processed meats for failing to alert consumers about the increased risk of cancer due to consumption of processed meats. A comprehensive report released late last year by the American Institute for Cancer Research and the World Cancer Research Fund concludes that processed meat increases one’s risk of colorectal cancer, on average, by 21 percent for every 50 grams consumed daily. (A 50-gram serving is approximately the size of a typical hot dog.)
In order to bring these suits, we need your help. We need people who bought and consumed grilled chicken products from a national restaurant chain, but did not know about PhIP. We also need people who purchased and consumed hot dogs, without knowing about the cancer risk from processed meats.
These lawsuits will raise public awareness about the unseen, unhealthful properties of processed meats and grilled chicken. The primary relief sought in these lawsuits is warnings to consumers.
If you or someone you know is interested in helping, please contact PCRM at email@example.com or 202-686-2210, ext. 314.
Thank you so much for your help,
PCRM General Counsel
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
5100 Wisconsin Ave., N.W., Ste. 400
Washington, DC 20016Phone: 202-686-2210
To Our Divided Leaders:
We the undersigned, are EXTREMELY OUTRAGED at how you have allowed capitalism to destroy our economy, and our environment, and our relationships with other countries. You made business deals that have grown tentacles into every function of our society, which have failed, and now you are unsure of WHERE to apply any resolutions.
As you have commandeered 700 billion dollars, with the probability of more lurking every day, and are attempting YOUR solution. We are submitting this petition to tell you what we want in return for OUR MONEY.
OUR SOLUTION is in solving POLLUTION. This is a way of life that you have been avoiding, splitting hairs, and out right burying for over 30 years.
With the City of Malmo, Sweden as a beacon... WE hereby DEMAND, ECOLOGY BONDS!!!
- We Demand that ECO-BONDS be issued within the first 10 days of office of the next president.
- We Demand that these bonds pay (matching) dollar for dollar after two years.
- We Demand that these funds be used to create GREEN COLLAR jobs beginning no later than April 15, 2009
The following jobs are to be created, IN THIS VERY SAME ORDER:
- M.R.F.: Material Recovery Facilities are to be built. At least one for every county in the United States. They can be built by a private company OR by the Local government
- E-Waste: Factories for disassembling computers and other electronics, salvaging the parts. These MUST also exist at least one per county.
- WE Demand ELECTRIC VEHICLES! Since the government has seen fit to "invest" in certain businesses to help with the crisis, we want the government to "INVEST" in GM and CHEVRON to recover the technology for the electric cars that were on the road 10 years ago. We want you to make it possible for middle to lower income families to afford the purchase of these vehicles.
- We Demand that you make public toilets "waterless" as at the New York Bronx Zoo.
- We Demand that you STOP the use of FOOD for bio-diesel, and instead use farm scraps and grass clippings.
- We Demand that the airlines use the company RWA (for starters) to find fuel through grease.
- We Demand that methane (natural gas) be collected from farms AND land fills (after M.R.F. sorts through them)to run the electric grid.
- We Demand that you clean our water with PLANTS and not CHEMICALS, creating wetland sewers, first residential and then commercial.
- We Demand that you support companies such as Michelle Kaufman's GLIDE HOUSE, and L.E.E.D. approved housing.Call a moratorium on the clearing of new land for houses, instead encourage houses already built to be used or rebuilt.
- We Demand that you advertise and peer pressure people into making xeriscapes not lawns.
- We Demand that you contact Konarka Technologies, and negotiate FAIRLY for the use of their "solar inks"
- We Demand that you watch the videos on Environmentally friendly options at www.youtube.com/user/aicram62 for a start.
Once you have completed these tasks we will be in touch to give you more assignments.
Please post petitions Here; otherwise they will be deleted.
That will keep the group open for a wide range of discussions and this one will never be archived!
Please sign this and pass it around. This affects every woman who owns or is thinking about owning her cosmetic small business. The FDA Globalization Act of 2008 would make it impossible to even enter the market place to compete with big cosmetic corporations. The fees and paper work would create an obstacle many would not be able to overcome. After all, isn't that the point. We support safe cosmetics and bath products, but this is not about safety. It is about oppression. Please go to the site and sign, www.indiebusinessblog.com
Read the following C2NN article - visit the site, and take action!
- 1 day ago - womenandenvironment.org
Help us to find out whether or not Albertsons is sticking to their commitment to display mercury advisory stickers & brochures!TAKE ACTION!
Stop by the fish counter at your local Albertsons grocery store and see if this mercury advisory sticker is displayed. (The sticker should be affixed to a plastic holder containing brochures about mercury in fish.)
REPORT YOUR FINDINGS
know if your local Albertsons has or has not displayed an advisory sticker and brochures.
Report your findings and receive a FREE magnet with safe consumption guidelines for tuna!
Your actions will help protect women nationwide from mercury exposure! Learn more about why mercury advisory signs are important.
To locate your local Albertsons or Albertsons' subsidiary, go to.
SIGN THE PETITION FOR SAFE CLEANING PRODUCTS!
Sign our petition urging cleaning companies to remove toxic chemicals from household cleaning products.
Leaders wavering on Tibet
On Monday, thousands of people in 84 cities worldwide marched for justice for Tibet--and delivered the 1.5 million-signature Avaaz petition to Chinese embassies and consulates around the globe. (Click below for photos.) Avaaz staff have engaged with Chinese diplomats in New York and London, delivering the petition and urging action. And a growing chorus of world leaders is joining the call.
China is on the fence--indicating an openness to talks with the Dalai Lama, while at the same time pressuring other governments to support its continuing crackdown. Each day, more leaders declare their stance. It's time to redouble our efforts--click below to send a personal message to your head of state, urging support for dialogue with the Dalai Lama--and check out the photo gallery from Monday's day of action!
Together, we've built an unprecedented wave of global pressure. The Avaaz petition is one of the biggest and fastest-growing global online petitions on any topic in history; since it launched on March 18, it has been signed by 100,000 people per day--an average of more than 4,000 per hour, day and night.
Politicians understand that there is power in numbers. We need to show them that they have more to gain by listening to their own people--and heeding the cry for help from Tibet--than by giving China a pass in the lead-up to the Olympic Games. Take action now
We're privileged to be alive at a time when people anywhere can reach out and support people everywhere--instantly. If we have the power to make things better, we have a responsibility to act. Thanks for what you've done so far, for the people of Tibet and for a more humane world for all.
Ben, Ricken, Graziela, Galit, Paul, Iain, Pascal, and the Avaaz team
Come save the earth.
Support Tibet - Sign the Petition now! http://www.avaaz.org/en/tibet_end_the_violence/50.php
After decades of repression, Tibetans are crying out to the world for change. China's leaders are right now making a crucial choice between escalating brutality or dialogue that could determine the future of Tibet, and China. The time has come for monumental change in the region.
We can affect this historic choice, but it will take an avalanche of global people power to get the government's attention. The Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, has called for restraint and dialogue: he needs the world's people to support him.
Support Tibet - Sign the Petition now! http://www.avaaz.org/en/tibet_end_the_violence/50.php
Gaza Conflict - Ceasefire Now!Israel and Gaza are on the brink of war. A ground assault has left many dead, and the rain of rockets only spreads. Israel is now considering a full-scale invasion of Gaza, which has never worked before. The only answer is a ceasefire deal, already suggested by Hamas and supported by 64% of Israelis and some senior cabinet ministers. With international help, this could make civilians on both sides safer.
Peace itself is at stake in the coming days, as are thousands of lives. But both sides know they are in a battle for global legitimacy, and international opinion matters. We need to raise a massive worldwide outcry for a Gaza ceasefire now - sign the emergency petition below, we will deliver it to senior Israeli and Palestinian leaders and in a billboard campaign.