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US Politics & Gov't

Ebola Vaccine Would Likely Have Been Found By Now If Not For Budget Cuts: NIH Director
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: prevention, budget cuts, EbolaVaccine, us, protection, disease, government, health, healthcare, congress, usa, news, government, ethics, crime, healthcare )

Cal
- 18 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
As the federal government frantically works to combat the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, and as it responds to a second diagnosis of the disease at home, one of the country's top health officials says a vaccine likely would have already been discovered we
Protect FDA Drug Safety Laws PETITION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: society, safety, sadness, rights, politics, news, law, interesting, humans, health, government, ethics, culture, dishonesty, americans, abuse, corporate, corruption, consumers, disease, healthcare, drugs, medicine, prevention, protection, research, risks )

Robert
- 69 days ago - action.citizen.org
Tell the FDA: Don't permit Big Pharma to undermine information about pharmaceutical risks.
Tennessee Arrests First Mother Under Its New Pregnancy Criminalization Law
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, health, women, protection, prevention, government, healthcare, news, politics, usa, ethics )

Cal
- 109 days ago - thinkprogress.org
The new law allows the state to criminally charge mothers for potentially causing harm to their fetuses by using drugs.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Detroit to Turn the Taps Back on: Water Is a Human Right!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: society, politics, safety, health, safety, news, humanrights, ethics, dishonesty, business, corporate, corruption, consumers, politics, society )

Cal
- 111 days ago - credomobilize.com
Residents who owe as little as $40 are having their water shut off with no warning. People are given no warning and no time to fill buckets, sinks or tubs. Families, seniors, sick and injured people and those with special needs are left without running wa
Washington Gives Cannabis* the Green Light
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, ethics, marijuana, health, health care, usa )

Cal
- 266 days ago - theweek.com
*Well, at least on the kind that won't get you stoned
Why Is Big Biotech Now Supporting a National GMO "Labeling" Law? ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GMO Labeling, farm bill, small farms, gmo, state law, health, politics, corruption )

Nancy
- 287 days ago - anh-usa.org
The House version of the Farm Bill still includes the destructive and possibly unconstitutional King Amendment (a.k.a. the Interstate Commerce Amendment), which could undo state-level GMO labeling and animal rights laws--even those that have already been-
TAKE ACTION: Help End Abstinence-Only Education Funding
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: education, healthcare, safety, politics, religion, health, government, children, ethics, family )

Beverly
- 297 days ago - action.americanhumanist.org
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.
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 )

JL
- 329 days ago - alternet.org
Actual research shows SNAP program promotes self-sufficiency, not a culture of dependence.
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 )

Robert
- 348 days ago - activism.thenation.com
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.
Woman With Type 2 Diabetes Sees Premiums Plummet From $500 to $1 Under Obamacare (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ObamaCare, Americans, health, government, Govtfearmongering )

CarrieSIC
- 359 days ago - rawstory.com
A retired woman in Pittsburgh, who suffers from Type 2 diabetes, is celebrating after she said her monthly health insurance premiums went from over $500 to just over $1 because of President Barack Obama's health care reform law.
Tell Senate Republicans to Stop Their War on Women! ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, women, health, congress, ethics, republicans, dishonesty, healthcare, politics, government )

CarrieSIC
- 359 days ago - emilyslist.org
Republican Senator Lindsey Graham and his anti-woman GOP colleagues are gearing up to introduce a bill that would limit a woman's right to choose after just 20 weeks. Join us now to tell Graham and his buddies to stop their attacks on women's rights!
TELL CONGRESS: Reinstate Food Stamp Benefits
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: children, diet, ethics, family, food, government, health, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', politics )

Beverly
- 361 days ago - forcechange.com
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: Save Homeless Kids From Sex Trafficking
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: society, safety, violence, children, ethics, health, human rights )

Beverly
- 368 days ago - care2.com
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 )

Judy
- 370 days ago - billmoyers.com
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 NOW! Stop Senseless Plan to Solve Distracted Driving in New York - ForceChange
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: health, Body-Mind-Spirit, texting and driving, protection, society, safety, usa, rights, technology, ethics, movies, media, society, stupid idea, STUPID IDEA, sadness, rights, death )

Cal
- 386 days ago - forcechange.com
This really is a half-baked and dangerous idea. By signing this petition, you'll tell Governor Cuomo that his 'texting zones' only further encourage unsafe driving habits and, in the long run, will have little to no impact on drivers who text while operat
 

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