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TAKE ACTION NOW! STOP THE SPIRALING DEATH TOLL: Congress Must Ban Assault Weapons Right Now!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ban assault rifgles mass killings, rights, legislation, congress, usa )

Cal
- 227 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
San Bernardino, Sandy Hook, Aurora, Columbine - every one of these tragic mass murders involved a semi-automatic assault rifle. It's past time for Congress to act and ban them again.
Justice Is Not For Sale   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, legislation, ban private prisons, parole system, Justice is Not For Sale, Senator, Candidate for President 2016 )

Dandelion
- 301 days ago - youtube.com
Sen. Bernie Sanders introduced legislation to ban private prisons, reinstate the federal parole system and eliminate quotas for the number of immigrants held in detention.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand Up Against the Big Drug Companies and Support the Prescription Drug Affordability Act of 2015 Today!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, news, healthcare, drug cotss, legislation, activism, usa, government )

Cal
- 317 days ago - salsa.wiredforchange.com
Americans pay the highest prescription drug prices in the world. This must change!
Support the 'End Racial Profiling Act' - PLEASE SIGN !
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NAACP, End Racial Profiling Act, people of color, society, violence, Racism in America, Congress, legislation )

Angelika
- 451 days ago - action.naacp.org
The End Racial Profiling Act, which was introduced to the Senate on April 22, has the potential to radically reform the discriminatory and abusive practices of AmericaâEUR(TM)s law enforcement. Please sign on!
No War With Iran - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Iran, USA, negotiations, diplomacy, legislation )

Dandelion
- 514 days ago - act.rootsaction.org
Diplomacy with Iran is working, and there is strong evidence that a final deal is within reach. Some in Congress are pushing dangerous legislation that would pass new sanctions on Iran, which would blow up negotiations. It's a reckless approach.
Robert Reich: Why We Can't Get the Government We Want and Deserve
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Wall Street, politicians, legislation, McCutcheon, Citizens United )

Freya
- 580 days ago - alternet.org
Some believe the central political issue of our era is the size of the government. They're wrong. The central issue is who the government works for.
National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Petitions
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Preserve Social Security and Medicare, legislative action center, petitions, legislation, track Congress )

Dandelion
- 776 days ago - capwiz.com
Join, sign petitions, keep updated on latest legislation, track progress, become a voice in this important matter. Sooner or later most of us, in the USA, will utilize both programs. The economic crisis has become the retirement crisis.
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
- 1079 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.
Help Put A Stop To Warrantless Drones Spying On Americans ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: drone spying, ethics, violence, humanrights, states, legislation, drone abuse )

Nancy
- 1230 days ago - aclu.org
Local law enforcement agencies are planning to use cheap drone technology to conduct criminal investigations without a warrant or any judicial authorizations, posing a serious threat to every American's privacy.
House Passes $50 Billion-Plus Sandy Aid Package
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Hurricane Sandy relief, congress, legislation, usa, politics, obama, republicans, democrats, news )

Cal
- 1288 days ago - politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com
Lawmakers in the House of Representatives approved measures Tuesday to send more than $50 billion in aid to the Northeastern states ravaged by Superstorm Sandy last fall, though some conservatives in the House were pushing for spending cuts that would o
Sandy Victims' Outrage Forces Congress to Vote on Relief Package
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Hurricane Sandy relief, congress, legislation, usa, politics, obama, republicans, democrats, news )

Cal
- 1301 days ago - rt.com
After broad criticism over its decision to close the year without acting on an urgent $60 billion disaster aid package for states still cleaning up the damage from Hurricane Sandy, House leaders have pledged to vote on the measure by January 15.
Rep. Brandon Dillon Eviscerates Michigan Republicans for Jamming Right to Work Though Without Debate or Input
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Rep. Brandon Dillon, Michigan, Right to Work, Republicans, Democrats, Petition, legislation, hypocrisy, amendment )

Dandelion
- 1325 days ago - eclectablog.com
Michigan S H Rep.Brandon Dillon gave the Republicans in the House an earful about their hypocrisy and outrageous behavior in jamming legislation through with no public input, no hearings, and no opportunity for Democrats to offer amendments.
TAKE ACTION NOW! TELL CONGRESS TO CUT BIG OIL'S $113 BILLION BONANZA
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: big oil subsidies, priorities, legislation, politics, news, government, ethics, congress, usa, u.s. )

Cal
- 1531 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Please sign our petition today asking Congress to pass these bills and end this massive waste of taxpayer money.
White House Veto Threat Issued Over GOP Spending Bill
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, obama, politics, GOP, democrats, legislation )

Cal
- 1541 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The White House on Monday vowed to veto a House spending bill for the Justice Department, NASA and several other agencies, charging its GOP authors with violating last summer's budget pact and cutting programs like legal aid to the poor too deeply.
Plan to Fix Postal Service Passes Senate
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: saving the postal service, USPS, legislation, politics, government, congress, usa, news, media )

Cal
- 1553 days ago - money.cnn.com
The Senate on Wednesday passed a plan to save the struggling U.S. Postal Service, an effort that could save thousands of jobs and 100 mail processing plants now slated to be closed or consolidated next month.
 

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