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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 )

- 956 days ago -
Sign the petition, and urge Congress to do the right thing and extend Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits now.
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 )

- 1014 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 )

- 1022 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.
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 )

- 1046 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 )

- 1054 days ago -
Actual research shows SNAP program promotes self-sufficiency, not a culture of dependence.
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 )

- 1075 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.
TELL CONGRESS: Reinstate Food Stamp Benefits
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: children, diet, ethics, family, food, government, health, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', politics )

- 1086 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.
As Our Safety Nets Get Slashed, More People Fall Into Deep Poverty
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: family, government, americans, poverty, children, health, hunger )

- 1095 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.
TAKE ACTION: Tell Speaker Boehner: Don't Kick Abused Women Onto the Street. End the GOP Shutdown.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, women, children, family, politics, government, ethics )

- 1105 days ago -
Let Congress vote on a "clean" continuing resolution and end this government shutdown so that women and children fleeing abuse can have a safe place to recover.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: SNAP, presidential veto, Americans, family, children, congress, corruption, ethics, economy, government, politics, republicans )

- 1127 days ago -
President Obama - Don't allow Congress' cruel and reckless rationing starve millions of Americans. Veto any cuts to SNAP (food stamps). Since Congress has already voted on massive cuts, we only have one option left on the table: a presidential veto.
Infographic: Stop Slashing SNAP
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: SNAP, congress, republicans, ethics, Americans, children, family, hunger, poverty, economy, politics )

- 1133 days ago -
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, formerly known as Food Stamps lifts millions of Americans out of poverty while substantially benefiting the economy.
The GOP's Mean-Spirited Hostility Towards Food Stamps
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: SNAP, Americans, family, children, congress, corruption, ethics, economy, government, politics, republicans )

- 1136 days ago -
For decades now, the Republican Party has been honing its reputation for hostility toward the downtrodden, the poor, the disadvantaged. While a few of its leaders have tried to either shed that image or to dress it up with a more appealing facade.
TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress: Ensure Safety Rules Actually Protect People
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: health, medicine, protection, prevention, environment, ethics, family, children, risks, safety, science, study, treatment, government, politics, propaganda )

- 1136 days ago -
Urge your members of Congress to oppose legislation that would make it harder for federal agencies to protect you and your family.
Obamacare Premiums Better Than Expected -- But GOP Sabotage Is Worse
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Affordable Care Act, protection, prevention, government, insurance companies, news, society, treatment, family, healthcare, government, GOP sabotage ethics )

- 1145 days ago -
Premiums for insurance plans offered in the Affordable Care Act exchanges will be lower than expected, according to a new Kaiser Family Foundation study of the 17 states -- and the District of Columbia -- that have published their rates.
Video:Before He Was Assassinated, MLK Had A Really Radical Idea
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, safety, society, sadness, rights, politics, law, humans, government, freedoms, family, ethics, culture, americans, abuse, children, congress, cover-up, healthcare, media, news, politics, propaganda )

- 1148 days ago -
Alvin Melathe Just months before he was assassinated, Martin Luther King Jr. was organizing support for the "Poor People's Campaign," aimed at supplementing the Civil Rights Act of 1964 with a full measure of economic and human rights for America's poor.

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