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US Politics & Gov't

Urge Your Senators to Co-Sponsor The Women, Peace, and Security Act of 2013 ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, government, humanrights, women, peace, world )

Nancy
- 62 days ago - capwiz.com
The world needs more women at the peace table and our Senators need to hear from us today if this important bill is to become law. Please send your message to Washington, DC right now.
21 Things You Can't Do While Black
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Stand Your Ground, stop and frisk, ALEC, humanrights, freedoms, americans )

Nancy
- 62 days ago - alternet.org
Here are 21 examples from the last five years of some of the things black people can't do without others thinking they're up to no good.
Standup to ALEC's Anti-Immigration Agenda ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: immigration, ALEC, law, politics, humanrights, government )

Nancy
- 72 days ago - standuptoalec.org
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.
Close Guantanamo in 2014 ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: guantanamo, ethics, usa, humanrights, corruption, politics )

Nancy
- 73 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
In his State of the Union address, President Obama set a clear goal of closing Guantanamo in 2014. In order for it to happen, he needs the support of Congress to lift the remaining restrictions on detainee transfers.
Wendy Davis: "You're Damn Right It's a True Story." ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, Wendy Davis, Texas, women's rights, usa, americans, humanrights )

Nancy
- 83 days ago - dailykos.com
It won't work. The only thing Greg Abbott and his allies have proved with these desperate attacks is that they don't understand what it means to live a life like mine - a life like that of so many people all across our state.
Tell Harry Reid to Stand Strong Against Pro-War Senators ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, Reid, pro war senators, war, congress, humanrights )

Nancy
- 89 days ago - campaigns.dailykos.com
Right now, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is stopping this bill from passing. As majority leader, he has prevented this bill from coming to a vote on the floor of the Senate--effectively keeping negotiations alive and keeping war off the table for 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 )

Robert
- 93 days ago - forcechange.com
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.
TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress: Stop the Use of Cluster Munitions in Civilian Areas
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, violence, terrorism, politics, humanrights, government, death, children )

Beverly
- 179 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
60% of victims are injured or killed by cluster munitions while engaging in everyday activities--long after conflicts cease. Urge Congress to support the Cluster Munitions Civilian Protection Act.
Take Action: Release the Senate Intelligence Committee's Report on CIA Torture
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', corruption, ethics, government, humanrights, world, usa, violence, society, politics, conflict, crime, abuse, americans, congress, u.s., lies, cover-up )

JL
- 238 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
The report, which is currently classified, is believed to describe shocking acts of torture and to explain how the use of torture was approved. Further, it is said to show that torture had a long-term negative effect on our security. These are the facts
The Bullet That Killed Tomás Garcia ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Agua Zarca Dam, Honduras, Tomas Garcia, government, humanrights, humans, world, corruption )

Nancy
- 244 days ago - internationalrivers.org
The bullet that killed Tomás Garcia was shot by one soldier, but the government institutions, companies and financiers behind the Agua Zarca Dam must also be held accountable for this horrific event.
Ambassador Samantha Power: 10 Ways to Reduce the Threat of Terrorist Attacks on Americans ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: drone strikes, ethics, violence, humanrights, states, peace, Samantha Power, legislation, drone abuse )

Nancy
- 248 days ago - codepink.salsalabs.com
As the US Ambassador to the UN, Samantha Power is the face of America to the international community. Send a letter to Ambassador Power now and urge her to heed a list of 10 ways to reduce the threat of terrorist attacks on Americans.
Latino Teen Killed By the Miami Beach Police for This ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: teen, freedoms, violence, Florida, ethics, humanrights, death, police brutality )

Nancy
- 249 days ago - act.presente.org
A friend watched in horror as cops high-fived each other. And now, a Florida community is once again searching for answers about the brutal death of one of its teenagers.
Petition for a Hearing on the Human Rights Impacts of U.S. Wars ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Iraq, Aghanistan, war, government, ethics, humanrights, conflict, violence, constitution )

Nancy
- 272 days ago - org2.democracyinaction.org
Iraq Veterans Against the War, the Organization of Women's Freedom in Iraq, the Federation of Workers Councils and Unions in Iraq, represented by the Center for Consitutional Rights, are working together to highlight the lack of accountability for the...
Mission: Stop Nuclear Madness! ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: humanrights, ethics, violence, nukes, nuclear weapons, demand zero, freedoms )

Nancy
- 275 days ago - nuclearfreefuture.org
Tell President Obama: The time is right and the world is ready to negotiate the elimination of nuclear weapons!
 

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