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US Politics & Gov't

Tell Your Senators: Vote YES on Disability Rights Treaty! And.......ACTION !!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Handicap International, disABILITY issues, rights, CRPD, ADA, Senators )

- 25 days ago -
More than one billion people on our planet have a disabilityâEUR"yet most still struggle to escape discrimination. The U.S. has been the world leader in promoting the rights of people with disabilitiesâEUR"until recently.
Annual Police State Extravaganza Met With Protests in SF Bay - TAKE ACTION!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Rights, U.S., Police State, Militarization, California )

- 30 days ago -
Called the largest "tactical exercise" in the nation, Urban Shield draws roughly 5,000 people from over 100 agencies from around the country and world
Exceptional Chutzpah: Dick Cheney Delusional Then, Delusional Now
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: World, War & Peace, Economy, Rights, Solutions, U.S )

- 33 days ago -
With Congressional approval of the Iran deal expected this week, the slug known as Dick Cheney has inexplicably crawled out of his netherworld into public view - book, speech, op-ed, fundraising - to wave his ungodly antennae around and declare...
Tell Congress to Support the Voting Rights Restoration Act!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: rights, ethics, politics, society, elections, dishonesty, government, corruption, republicans, constitution, SupremeCourt, usa )

- 67 days ago -
Voter id laws and other laws designed to make it harder to vote have cropped up across the country. PLEASE SIGN !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Tell Attorney General Loretta Lynch: Sandra Bland Deserves Justice ~ PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: violence, women, politics, safety, crime, ethics, government, law, police, rights )

- 84 days ago -
Waller County Police must be held accountable. Launch a federal investigation into the death of Sandra Bland.
Republicans Vote to Allow Bullying of LGBT Kids ~ TEXT and VIDEO
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, children, schools, LGBT rights, safety, government, society, violence, rights, ethics, freedoms, republicans, politics, dishonesty )

Carrie No
- 89 days ago -
For a few years now, Sen. Al Franken from Minnesota has been trying to pass a bill that protects LGBT kids from discrimination in public schools. Seems like a pretty easy one to pass considering, in FrankenâEUR(TM)s words that, "Kids have these protections ...
Remove the Confederate Flag From All Government Places PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: violence, society, safety, sadness, rights, politics, news, murder, law, interesting, humans, government, freedoms, ethics, culture, americans, abuse, women, terrorism, republicans, propaganda, lies, dishonesty, crime, corruption )

- 115 days ago -
The Confederate flag is not a symbol of southern pride but rather a symbol of rebellion and racism. On the heels of the brutal killing of nine Black people in a South Carolina church by a racist terrorist, it's time to put that symbol of rebellion and rac
Here Are the Top 10 Times David Letterman Made Right-Wingers Look Like Total Idiots ~ TEXT and VIDEOS
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, media, right-wing idiots, TV, David Letterman, society, celebrity, politics, government, rights, freedoms, news, republicans )

Carrie No
- 147 days ago -
To recognize his exquisite work in taking down some of the rightâEUR(TM)s worst, and for being a culture-shifting, groundbreaking, trailblazing, brilliant force in comedy, hereâEUR(TM)s a look at a few of David LettermanâEUR(TM)s best anti-right-wing political moments.
The Republican Ambush on Worker's Basic Rights - Elizabeth Warren - TAKE ACTION!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: employees, labor unions, Republican hypocrisy, rights, workers, NLRB, petition )

- 218 days ago -
Instead of implementing policies that strengthen the middle class, Republicans in Congress are pushing a bill to stop the National Labor Relations Board from modernizing its procedures because it just might help -- yes, I said help -- America's workers.
DEADLINE THURSDAY: The Future of the Open Internet Is at Stake! Stand for Net Neutrality Today!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: computer, technology, media, politics, consumers, activists, rights, safety )

- 230 days ago -
Care2 members are great at using the power of the Internet to do good. But all that could change on Thursday, when FCC commissioners cast a critical vote to determine the future of the Internet.
Workers Sickened By Pesticides! PETITION!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: protection, pesticides, pollution, healthconditions, humans, government, environment, safety, society, rights, politics, interesting, law, news, crime, culture, risks, business, americans, corporate, dishonesty )

- 231 days ago -
They noticed a bad smell, began to feel sick & later found that this field was sprayed with toxic pesticides. It frightens me that no one even told them to keep out of the orchard like the law says.
Raw Story's Worst Cops of 2014 -- and There Are a Lot of Them
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Law Enforcement, freedoms, rights, government, corruption, freedoms, ethics, crime, dishonesty, news, abuse, cover-up )

Carrie No
- 286 days ago -
Looking back over some of the disturbing Raw Story reports from the last year shows why the public has become more and more skeptical of the men and women behind the badge.
Governor Cuomo: Appoint a Special Prosecutor to Seek Justice for Eric Garner - PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, crime, violence, society, politics, rights, government, ethics )

- 301 days ago -
We the citizens of the United States, demand that Governor Andrew Cuomo appoint a Special Proscutor to seek justice for Mr. Garner and his family, by the powers granted to him under New York State Executive Law § 63
'This Is Just Bullsh*t': Texas Woman Says State Trooper Harassed Her Over Getting Voter ID
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Austin Texas, DPS, state trooper, voter ID, voter ID law, intimidation, ethics, dishonesty, police, society, freedoms, rights, politics, law, news, government, republicans, dishonesty, elections, politics, corruption )

Carrie No
- 353 days ago -
A Texas woman was harassed by a state trooper while attempting to obtain the special ID required for voters, MSNBC reported on Friday. "I'm 62 years old," Lynne Messinger said about the encounter. "I've been voting for a long time, and this is just bull..
Judge Rejects US Call for Anonymous Jury in Trial of Palestinian-American
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, government, politics, rights, federal court, Rasmea Odeh trial, ethics, news, freedoms )

Carrie No
- 359 days ago -
A federal judge has rejected a government request for an anonymous jury in the upcoming trial of Palestinian-American Rasmea Odeh. This was one of two setbacks for the prosecution.

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