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US Politics & Gov't

 September 11, 2001: A Great Wound
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 9/11, politics, world, usa )

- 41 days ago -
 If we are shrewd about ourselves and truly brave, citizens will not yield to hysteriaâEUR"or accept draconian new laws that undermine civil libertiesâEUR"but will force these difficult questions into the political debate
Tell Congress: Pass the Campus Accountability and Safety Act Now! - PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', violence, rape, women, ethics, crime, government, politics )

- 677 days ago -
With untrained administrators, convoluted disciplinary proceedings and a culture that lays the blame on women - it is no wonder that so few college students report sexual assault. We have to take action now to change the culture and combat sexual assault.
TAKE ACTION: President Obama: Raise Wages to Help Millions in Poverty
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, government, politics, society, economy )

- 1018 days ago -
Goal: Increase minimum wage to pull millions out of poverty across the United States.
Sign the Petition: Ban Employers From Rejecting Job Seekers for Bad Credit
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, freedoms, government )

- 1038 days ago -
Sign our petition becoming a citizen co-sponsor of the Equal Employment for All Act. We will send the signatures to Senator Elizabeth Warren, who can use them to help get more U.S. senators to sponsor the bill.
TAKE ACTION: Free Marissa Alexander! Drop All Charges Now!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: violence, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, politics, society )

- 1083 days ago -
There is no crime in defending yourself from abuse. Marissa Alexander acted in self-defense and injured no one. She is a survivor of domestic abuse, and is only imprisoned because of this racist and unjust legal system.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, Womens Rights, politics, government, freedoms, constitution )

- 1084 days ago -
Call on President Barack Obama to urge bi-partisan decision to remove the deadline for ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment.
Take Action: Release the Senate Intelligence Committee's Report on CIA Torture
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', corruption, ethics, government, humanrights, world, usa, violence, society, politics, conflict, crime, abuse, americans, congress, u.s., lies, cover-up )

- 1157 days ago -
The report, which is currently classified, is believed to describe shocking acts of torture and to explain how the use of torture was approved. Further, it is said to show that torture had a long-term negative effect on our security. These are the facts
Cautious Optimism as US Privacy Oversight Board Finally Confirms Chair
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', usa, politics, media, humans, ethics, HumanRights, freedoms, americans, abuse, congress, government, GoodNews )

- 1252 days ago -
the US Senate finally voted to confirm David Medine as the first Chair of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB), the government oversight body principally charged with protecting privacy and civil liberties in the United States.
Take Action: Close Guantanamo Now
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, ethics, freedoms, HumanRights, government, humanrights, politics, society, world, usa, abuse, americans, corruption )

- 1309 days ago -
Guantanamo detainees have been on a hunger strike for several weeks to protest their conditions and indefinite detention. Dozens of the prisoners at Guantanamo continue to be held despite having been cleared for release.
Lindsey Graham Wants the Government to Be Able to Lock You Up Forever Without a Trial
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', politics, rights, police, law, republicans, news, government, ethics )

- 1422 days ago -
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) is not happy that the government might have to actually convict a suspected terrorist of a crime before locking them up forever and throwing away the key.
There's No Better Time to Raise Your Voice ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: constitution, americans, usa, freedoms, humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

- 1541 days ago -
Telling our representatives that we expect them to stand up for our constitutional rights will not be enough to beat back the national security state. But taking that step is critical.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Repeal Intolerant Gay Marriage Ban in North Carolina
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gay rights, North Carolina ban on gay marriage, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', society, news, government, ethics, usa, news, ethics, media, SupremeCourt )

- 1626 days ago -
This state's constitutional amendment is a giant step backwards for marriage equality, and basic human rights. Sign this petition to ask the Supreme Court to repeal this unjust infringement on gay rights.
'Festive, Righteous Anger': Occupy Makes May-Day Comeback With Massive Demonstrations
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Occupy Wall Street Movement, OWS, media, economies, politics, world, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, news, candidates, elections )

- 1633 days ago -
Yesterday, Occupy recaptured the public's attention with rallies, marches, parties, and yes, arrests all over the country.
Why Occupy Should Be the Left's Tea Party
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Occupy Wall Street Movement, OWS, media, economies, politics, world, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, news, candidates, elections )

- 1634 days ago -
May Day was a success, but Occupy needs to rethink itself if it wants to change America.

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