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Tell Congress: Protect Dreamers. Defund Hate.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bills, spending, immigrants, youth, petitions )

Freya
- 124 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Congress needs to approve an omnibus spending bill to fund the government and keep it running by March 23.
No Budget, No Pay!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US budget, spending, taxes, bills, petitions )

Freya
- 174 days ago - action.nolabels.org
It seems as though Congress just can't get to an agreement on anything. Our government is now in a shutdown that is estimated to cost us $6.5 billion per week if members of Congress can't find a way to work together.
Oppose the Bill to De-Regulate Gun Silencers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: guns, firearms, bills, 2nd Amendment, petitions, violence, massacres, bloodbaths )

Freya
- 285 days ago - salsa.wiredforchange.com
As early as this week, the U.S. House of Reps is expected to vote on a bill that would de-regulate gun silencers. Despite widespread opposition from police organizations & gun violence prevention groups, the NRA has thrown their full support behind it.
Oppose North Dakota House Bill 1203
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: North Dakota, demonstrations, protests, violence, bills, legislation, petitions )

Freya
- 544 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
This bill says a driver "who unintentionally causes injury or death to an individual obstructing vehicular traffic on a public road, street, or highway, is not guilty of an offense."
Mississippi Passes Controversial 'Religious Freedom' Bill
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Mississippi, religious freedom, bigotry, prejudice, discrimination, bills, protests )

Freya
- 831 days ago - bbc.com
Governor Phil Bryant signed HB1523 into law on Tuesday amid opposition from equal rights groups and businesses. He said the bill "protects sincerely held religious beliefs and moral convictions." Protesters say the bill would allow for lawful...
DEMAND REPUBLICANS STOP BLOCKING THE DISCLOSE ACT
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dark money, contributions, Congress, bills, campaign spending, petitions )

Freya
- 963 days ago - act.endcitizensunited.org
Broad public support isn't enough. If Democrats are going to get the bill through Congress, it will be because grassroots supporters stepped up and took action.
Petition to Support HR2972, the EACH Woman Act, to End the Hyde Amendment
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women, reproductive rights, abortion, bills, HR 2972, petitions )

Freya
- 1099 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The bill -- called the Equal Access to Abortion Coverage in Health Insurance Act, or EACH Woman Act -- would ensure abortion coverage for women enrolled in Medicaid, as well as federal government employees, and military service members.
Senate Democrats Must Stand Strong Against Republican Attacks on Abortion
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women, abortion, reproductive rights, bans, bills, petitions )

Freya
- 1115 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Mitch McConnell has made it official - he's going to bring an extreme abortion ban up for a vote in the Senate. While President Obama will certainly veto the bill, Democrats can and should kill the bill in the Senate, so that it never makes it to...
Tell Congress: No Sweetheart Deals for Exploitative for-Profit Colleges
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: colleges, for-profit education, ripoffs, sweetheart deals, bills, petitions, Congress )

Freya
- 1243 days ago - act.credoaction.com
The worst culprits in the student debt crisis are poised to get a major handout from the new Republican Congress.
Hold Rand Paul Accountable for Attacking Social Security and Americans With Disabilities
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Social Security, benefits, seniors, disabled persons, bills, petitions )

Freya
- 1268 days ago - act.credoaction.com
In an attempt to build support among extreme right-wing Republicans in advance of a likely presidential run, Senator Rand Paul told a group of New Hampshire Republicans on Wednesday that a majority of people who receive Social Security disability benefits
Invest in Repairing This Nation's Infrastructure!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: infrastructure, repairs, bills, Congress, petitions, bridges, roads, dams, trains, rails, power grid )

Freya
- 1272 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
In 2013, the American Civil Society of Engineers gave the U.S. a D+ grade on its infrastructure, estimating that $3.6 trillion in investment was necessary to fix the nation's highways, dams, rail and aviation systems, and more.
Military Groups Blast Republicans For Killing A Bill To Support Veterans
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: veterans, soldiers, military, Republicans, bills )

Freya
- 1331 days ago - businessinsider.com
Veterans organizations are not happy with U.S. Senate Republicans today, after a bill to expand health care and education programs for veterans failed to gain enough support to move forward, Reuters reports.
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver: State Legislatures and ALEC   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: John Oliver, ALEC, midterm elections, legislators, bills )

Sheryl
- 1350 days ago - youtube.com
While midterm coverage is largely focused on the parts of Congress that do very little, vital midterm elections are going unexamined. State legislators pass a lot of bills, thanks to a group called ALEC that writes legislation for them.
Tell the Senate: Pass the Bill to Reverse Supreme Court's Birth Control Ruling
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: petitions, Supreme Court, bills, Congress, birth control )

Freya
- 1466 days ago - act.weareultraviolet.org
Last week's Supreme Court decision gutting access to birth control was devastating -- but the good news is that something can be done.
We Want to See the Final Version Before the Vote! ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Congress, bills, SOPA, NDAA, SEC, economy, corporate influence )

Nancy
- 2253 days ago - foolsonthehillmovie.com
Bundling and rushing bills through Congress are a perfect way to not only allow poorly thought out bills to get passed, but also leaves the door wide open to vested interests influencing the content of the bill.
 

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