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TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Black Members of Congress: Stop Attacking Internet Freedom
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Color of Cahnge, net neutrlaity, internet freedom, politics, law, black members of congress, congress, government, ethics, politics, usa, news )

Cal
- 7 days ago - colorofchange.org
Big phone and cable companies are doing everything they can to destroy net neutrality, the principle that prevents Internet service providers from discriminating online. Maddeningly enough, their efforts are being aided by ten members of the Congressional
There Are States Where Technically You Can't Hold Public Office If You Are An Atheist!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, corruption, abuse, dishonesty, government, politics, culture, religion, rights, law, violence, war )

Wild
- 8 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Eight state constitutions include restrictions on people who don't believe in a supreme being. In Arkansas, denying the existence of God means you can't hold civil office or testify in court, while in Tennessee there are also guidelines about belief in th
TAKE ACTION NOW! TELL CONGRESSIONAL REPUBLICANS: STAND UP TO FEDERAL CONTRACTORS WHO STEAL FROM THEIR EMPLOYEES
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, politics, government, dishonesty, congress, law, labor rights )

Cal
- 12 days ago - credomobilize.com
Federal contract workers regularly face "wage theft" perpetrated by their employers, including being forced to work "off the clock" or without overtime pay.
Abortion Clinic 'Buffer Zones' in Mass. Illegal, Supreme Court Rules
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: SupremeCourt, abortion rights, buffer zones, law, politics, government, news )

Cal
- 24 days ago - csmonitor.com
The US Supreme Court ruled unanimously that the state's 35-foot buffer zone was too restrictive and violated the free speech rights of anti-abortion protesters.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Intelligence Community Whistleblowers!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, freedoms, whistleblowers, law, government, corruption, congress, americans, usa, news )

Cal
- 26 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
After the limitless and unscrupulous attacks on Snowden's character and Drake's freedom, too many future I.C. whistle-blowers are bound to remain silent without adequate protections when reporting wrongdoing.
DWP Please End Unfair ATOS Medical Assessments. 'Please Read & Sign'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: lies, healthcare, dishonesty, society, law, government, risks, food, investigation, housing )

Borg
- 27 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
In 2014 alone, over 2000 people with disabilities have been summoned to these medical assessments with a mere 18 people declared unfit for work. The assessments continue as the claims discontinue. We call for an end to these bogus medicals and base...
Minimum Wage Increase Desperately Needed In PA! PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, politics, pennsylvania, minimum wage, law, law makers, liveable wage )

Valerie
- 47 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The minimum wage in Pennsylvania has been sitting stagnant at $7.25 for years. Amidst all the talk of raising federal minimum wage, only 10 states are currently set to raise their minimum wage over the next two years. $7.25 an hour is not a "liveable" wag
The New Campaign Contribution: I'Ll Get My Employees to Vote for You
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: coersion, politics, society, safety, rights, law, interesting, government, humans, ethics, culture, abuse, americans, business, corporate, propaganda, republicans )

Robert
- 60 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Some businesses in states with pitched Republican primary fights are turning to a relatively new tool to help ensure the outcome they want: telling employees how they want them to vote. Thanks in part to Citizens United, it's perfectly legal
Please Sign Petition to President Obama: Stop Practice of FGM in the U.S.A.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Female Genital Mutilation, Obama, U.S., law, immigration )

Beth
- 62 days ago - forcechange.com
Female genital mutilation is often thought to take place in faraway countries, but it also happens in the U.S. With increasing immigration, bringing with it traditions like Islamic Honor Killing, this devastating practice must end, and you can help.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell President Obama: Fight for Net Neutrality
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NET NEUTRALITY, PROGRESS, CONGRESS, LAW, FCC, OBAMA )

Cal
- 67 days ago - act.demandprogress.org
The FCC just met and voted to potentially undermine Net Neutrality. Obama promised to defend the Internet -- and now he needs to keep his promise!
First Amendment Only Applies to Christians? Tell the Alabama Chief Justice to Resign PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Christians, Judge, society, safety, law, americans, culture, ethics, government, humans, interesting, news, rights, politics, sadness, republicans, propaganda, dishonesty, abuse )

Robert
- 76 days ago - leftaction.com
Chief Justice Roy Moore of the Alabama Supreme Court declared that the First Amendment only applies to Christians because "Buddha didn't create us, Mohammed didn't create us, it was the God of the Holy Scriptures" who created us.
Signature Needed: Senate Will Vote on Constitutional Amendment to Overturn Citizens United PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: society, safety, law, rights, politics, interesting, news, government, humans, ethics, freedoms, culture, americans, republicans, democrats, congress, SupremeCourt, u.s. )

Robert
- 79 days ago - dailykos.com
We urge you to support Sen. Tom Udall's constitutional amendment. Money is not speech, and the Supreme Court's decisions have perverted our democracy.
Help End Canada's Baby-Seal Slaughter! Please Sign and Share!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, animalrights, cruelty, killing, law )

Harshiita
- 83 days ago - secure.peta.org
Every year in Canada during the fishing offseason, fishers shoot and beat tens of thousands of baby seals to death and sell their pelts on the international fur market. Sealers routinely hook seals in the eye,.. Its ongoing right now! Please sign, share!
The Long Life of Child Pornography
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: child pornography, law, SupremeCourt, crime, ethics, government, constitution )

Carrie
- 88 days ago - bloombergview.com
Today the court bent the legal force field again in a child-pornography case, allowing victims to recover damages not from those who created or distributed the pornography but from those who viewed it.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Congress: Raise the Minimum Wage!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: MINIMUM WAGE, law, laws, congress, economy, ethics, news, obama, politics, usa, government )

Cal
- 104 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Raising the minimum wage would not only improve the lives of millions of hardworking Americans and their families but also build a stronger economy and decrease the need for government assistance.
 

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