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Urge Congress to Pass the International Violence Against Women Act ~ PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: violence, world, war, terrorism, politics, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, women )

- 98 days ago -
The U.S. can and should act to make the world a safer place for women and girls.
Tell Congress to Listen to Survivors and Strengthen Efforts to End Modern Slavery ~ PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, crime, conflict, children, violence, society, terrorism, politics, politics, constitution )

- 98 days ago -
Survivor voices must be heard. This platform would value survivors beyond their story and strengthen government-wide plans and solutions to combat human trafficking and modern slavery.
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 )

- 294 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.
The Truth About Israel's New War on Gaza - the Energy Rush
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: end all US military aid to Israel, truthtelling, siege-assault on Gaza Strip 2014, displaced persons, energy war, World, Gaza, Israel, Palestine, Civilian, IDF, news, media, Refugees&Relief, terrorism, war crimes, usa, death, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children )

- 439 days ago -
Israel has been de facto occupying Gaza, rendering null and void the notion of Gaza as a foreign entity, little has been said of Israel's real motives.
PLEASE SIGN: Tell John Boehner: Extend Unemployment Benefits
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', economy, ethics, politics )

- 631 days ago -
The Senate is taking action. The House needs to do the same. Extend long-term unemployment insurance benefits now.
TAKE ACTION: President Obama: Raise Wages to Help Millions in Poverty
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, government, politics, society, economy )

- 635 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 )

- 655 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.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: slave labor, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, ethics, crime, government, interesting, humans, news, politics, society, violence, society, child, law )

- 673 days ago -
Children as young as 5 years-old are kept from school, forced to work 7 days a week for up to 18 hours a day and end up with crippling injuries, respiratory disorders and chronic pain.
TAKE ACTION: Tell Your Senator: Support Guantanamo Provisions in the NDAA
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', corruption, ethics, government, politics, terrorism )

- 678 days ago -
The fact that Guantanamo Bay still exists is an insult to American values and a violation of human rights.
TAKE ACTION: Support the Strengthen Social Security Act (S.567)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: economy, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', congress, constitution, ethics, government, housing, politics, socialsecurity )

- 680 days ago -
Add your name to this petition to urge your Senator to cosponsor this important legislation.
TAKE ACTION: Tell Louisiana Authorities: Free Albert Woodfox
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', corruption, constitution, abuse, ethics, freedoms, politics, propaganda, terrorism )

- 680 days ago -
Albert Woodfox has been in solitary confinement for more than 40 years. The Louisiana authorities refuse to free him despite the fact that his conviction was overturned 3 times.
TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress: Close Guantanamo Now
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, abuse, ethics, freedoms, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', violence )

- 686 days ago -
Tell your representatives in Congress to pass a bill coming up for a vote that would help to stop this injustice once and for all.
TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress: Support the Girls Count Act 2013
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', girls, women, education, freedoms, ethics, women's rights, politics, government, world )

- 691 days ago -
Tell your representatives in Congress to advocate on behalf of girls everywhere and support the Girls Count Act of 2013 (H.R. 3398). Sign your name below and take a stand to count girls everywhere!
TAKE ACTION: Free Marissa Alexander! Drop All Charges Now!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: violence, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, politics, society )

- 700 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.

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