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US Politics & Gov't

Roswell Shooting Puts Gun Laws in Spotlight (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, gun control, New Mexico, politics, children, safety, violence )

- 681 days ago -
There's already chatter on both sides of the aisle that the topic of guns and school safety in New Mexico, an issue that might have been otherwise ignored, could be a hot issue at the Roundhouse.
Maria Shriver to Meet With President Obama Tuesday to Discuss "A Woman's Nation Pushes Back From the Brink"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: activists, children, women, ethics, family, economy )

- 682 days ago -
The report is a groundbreaking investigation into the millions of women who are doing it all and barely scraping by, struggling to provide and parent in a nation that hasn't kept pace with the modern realities of their lives.
TAKE ACTION: Help End Abstinence-Only Education Funding
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: education, healthcare, safety, politics, religion, health, government, children, ethics, family )

- 690 days ago -
The government has spent nearly $2 billion on abstinence grants since 1996, and it's about time taxpayers stop paying for ineffective sex education that leaves children vulnerable and uneducated about their own bodies.
Republican Says Poor Children Should Be Required to Work for Food
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: children, republicans, GOP, corruption, dishonesty )

- 708 days ago -
[On Saturday,Georgia Rep. Jack Kingston came out against free lunches, saying that children should have to pay at least a nominal amount or do some work like sweeping cafeteria floors.
Tell Your House Member: Absolutely No Cuts to Food Stamps. None. PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: children, humans, diet, food, family, news, safety, society, americans, culture, dishonesty, interesting, politics, sadness, democrats, republicans )

- 714 days ago -
Sign and email a petition your House member now, and tell them in no uncertain terms: No Farm Bill that cuts food stamps. Absolutely no cuts to food stamps at all. None.
GOP Proven 100% Wrong About Food Stamps
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: children, hunger, americans, SNAP, child, family, ethics, culture, dishonesty, freedoms, government, GoodNews, goodnews, health, law, rights, sadness, safety, society, women, usa, lies, media, congress, propaganda, republicans )

- 723 days ago -
Actual research shows SNAP program promotes self-sufficiency, not a culture of dependence.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: slave labor, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, ethics, crime, government, interesting, humans, news, politics, society, violence, society, child, law )

- 726 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.
PLEASE SIGN: Kids Not Cuts: Stand Up for Public Education!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: children, abuse, education, congress, constitution, ethics, freedoms, government, politics, propaganda )

- 738 days ago -
The best path to strong wages and a strong workforce is through education, not by cutting taxes for big businesses. These days, though, too many of our Congressional representatives seem eager to cut vital funding for public schools.
Demand An End to Child Labor PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: society, safety, child, children, sadness, rights, politics, news, law, humans, interesting, health, government, freedoms, ethics, death, dishonesty, americans, congress, economy, propaganda )

- 741 days ago -
oin The Nation in calling for an end to child labor in agriculture. Contact your representatives and demand they fight to bring the CARE Act up for a vote.
Tell Congress: Co-Sponsor the Strong Start for America's Children Act
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: children, education, ethics, family, government, politics, society, government, politics, congress )

- 744 days ago -
Please urge your Members of Congress to co-sponsor the Strong Start for America's Children Act -- and to support a final budget that ends the sequester and includes significant new investments in early learning.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the Budget Conference Committee to Protect Kids and Families in the Budget
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: budget cuts, sequestration, children, families, politics, congress, usa, news )

- 750 days ago -
Protect children and families in the budget, end the harmful automatic spending cuts of the sequester, and get America back on track to create ladders of opportunities for all!
TELL CONGRESS: Reinstate Food Stamp Benefits
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: children, diet, ethics, family, food, government, health, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', politics )

- 755 days ago -
For the sake of millions of Americans in need, we must demand that Congress reinstate all of the funds it has cut from SNAP, and increase overall funding for this program.
TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress to Strengthen Federal Anti-Hunger Programs
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, government, food, exercise, children, nutrition, politics, economy, abuse, congress )

- 757 days ago -
We can't let Congress increase hardships on low-income Americans by making it even more difficult to put food on the table.
TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress: Save Homeless Kids From Sex Trafficking
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: society, safety, violence, children, ethics, health, human rights )

- 761 days ago -
We must urge Congress to provide funding for homeless shelters. Giving homeless kids a safe place to go will take them out of harm's way and significantly reduce the number of young people trafficked every year in the U.S.
As Our Safety Nets Get Slashed, More People Fall Into Deep Poverty
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: family, government, americans, poverty, children, health, hunger )

- 764 days ago -
Since 1996, the number of families with children living in extreme poverty -- that is, on $2 a day or less -- has gone up nearly 130 percent.

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