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Sign the Petition to Extend UI Benefits PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: society, safety, women, politics, rights, news, law, humans, interesting, government, ethics, family, culture, americans, republicans, politics, obama, democrats )

- 570 days ago -
Sign the petition, and urge Congress to do the right thing and extend Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits now.
Tea Party Reaches New Low In Pettiness
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Gay Marriage, rights, law, GOP/TP, dishonesty, corruption, ethics, propaganda, government, freedoms )

Carrie He
- 593 days ago -
Republicans are really starting to get comically petty in their attempts to stall and chip away at same-sex marriage. Sen.Mike Lee and Sen.Ted Cruz introduced a bill that would basically nullify your same-sex marriage in federal eyes if you moved from...
Standup to ALEC's Anti-Immigration Agenda ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: immigration, ALEC, law, politics, humanrights, government )

- 606 days ago -
In state legislatures across our country, millions have worked to pass reform that gives aspiring Americans a chance at a better life. And yet in our statehouses, ALEC has put their extreme corporate agenda first.
Support the Stop Subsidizing Multimillion Dollar Corporate Bonuses Act PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: business, corporate, dishonesty, economy, americans, ethics, finance, government, law, money, news, politics, society, safety, republicans, democrats )

- 611 days ago -
The aptly named Stop Subsidizing Multimillion Dollar Corporate Bonuses Act (HR 3970) would end subsidies that enrich CEO pay at the taxpayers' expense.
TAKE ACTION NOW! WOMEN'S RIGHTS: Lilly Ledbetter: We Need to Do More for Equal Pay!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women's rights, equal pay for equal work, law, u.s., politics, obama, government, ethics, economy )

- 612 days ago -
Please join me in urging President Obama to make 2014 the year for progress on equal pay by signing an executive order banning federal contractors from retaliating against workers who ask about pay discrepancies--a critical first step.
Sign An Executive Order to Pay Federal Contract Workers Living Wages PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: no retirement plan, no health insurance, obama, society, safety, politics, news, law, government, americans, money, investing, ethics, economy, business, corporate, healthcare )

- 618 days ago -
I work at the Courtyard Café in the Pentagon making $9 an hour. I've been working at this restaurant for eight years and have never received a raise. I don't get any sort of benefit like health care insurance or retirement savings from my employer. I don
Snowden - 'No Way I Can Come Home and Make My Case to a Jury'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Snowden, NSA, spying, surveillance, Obama, freedoms, constitution, americans, abuse, terrorism, national security, whistleblowers, spying, terrorists, data colletion, law, congress )

- 618 days ago -
"One only need to look at the case of Thomas Drake to see how the government doesn't have a good history of handling legitimate reports of wrongdoing within the system," Mr. Snowden said.
Four Years of Citizens United Is Long Enough PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: business, corporate, government, law, news, politics, society, usa, americans, safety, rights, dishonesty, SupremeCourt, republicans, democrats, abuse, dishonesty )

- 620 days ago -
On this Fourth Anniversary of Citizens United, we want 400,000 signatures of citizens fighting against Citizens United. Be one of the 400,000 -- add your name right now.
Stop Funding Sweatshops With Taxpayer Money PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: child labor, HumanRights, humanrights, sweat shops, money, politics, society, ethics, dishonesty, corporate, corruption, business, americans, safety, sadness, rights, news, law, humans, freedoms, military, republicans, democrats )

- 626 days ago -
shirts sporting Marine Corps logos were manufactured in a plant using child labor. the Army, Air Force, Transportation Security Administration and Forest Service make up more than $1.5 billion in contracts just for uniforms and other clothing.
Protect Family Pets From Cruel Laboratory Experiments PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animalcruelty, animals, crime, cruelty, dogs, death, pets, law, cats, killed, killing, protection, sadness, suffering, congress )

- 632 days ago -
It is common for dealers to respond to "free to a good home" pet ads, or otherwise misrepresent themselves in order to procure animals for little cost and then sell them for hundreds of dollars each.
Stop Kentucky's Animal Cruelty PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: kentucky, sadness, suffering, pets, law, ethics, humans, abuse, abused, crime, cruelty, death, dogs, animals, animalrights, animalcruelty, government, news, politics, ethics, dishonesty, americans )

- 635 days ago -
For the last 7 years, Kentucky has ranked dead last on the list with no real signs of improvement. No provisions at all on sexual assault on animals Protective orders cannot include animals Veterinarians are actually prohibited from reporting suspected
Federal Court Strikes Down Utah's Gay Marriage Ban
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gay rights, law, u.s., politics, goodnews )

- 651 days ago -
A federal judge has struck down Utah's ban on same-sex marriage, saying it's unconstitutional.
Petition Campaign Kicks Off Asking Pres. Obama for Cesar Chavez National Day of Service
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: holiday, obama, society, safety, politics, law, humans, interesting, government, culture, ethics, activists, americans )

- 651 days ago -
By successfully organizing the poorest of the poor, Cesar Chavez gave hope and pride to generations of Latinos. He also inspired millions of other Americans from all walks of life who never worked on a farm to strive for social justice.
Tell the IRS: Revoke the NFL's Tax-Exempt Status
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NFL, tax cuts, nonprofit, money, society, government, ethics, dishonesty, economy, corporate, business, abuse, americans, culture, humans, law, news, politics, rights )

- 655 days ago -
You read that right: The NFL enjoys nonprofit status. The National Football League is one of the most profitable enterprises in the world. However, it is regularly subsidized by state and local governments to build and upgrade facilities.

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