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US Navy Sailors Sue TEPCO Over Cluster-Fukushima Snafu
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, politics, raditation exposure, protection, prevention, treatment, illness, healthconditions, protection, pollution )

- 701 days ago -
The Aircraft Carrier Ronald Reagan is nuclear powered. Radiation detection equipment did not pick up on this?? Why have these sailors and marines medical records been removed from permanent tracking.
TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress: Stop the Monsanto Protection Act
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: safety, risks, health, protection, prevention, nutrition, ethics, food, government, ethics, politics )

- 796 days ago -
Congress could vote this week to extend the Monsanto Protection Act for another three months. Unless we stop them.
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 )

- 802 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 )

- 810 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.
Native American Legislative Update
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: farm workers, health, family, nutrition, prevention, American Indians, indigenous rights, food, business, ethics, government )

- 834 days ago -
In spite of the treaties, in spite of solemn exchanges of land for promises of food, health, education and security, the federal government considers keeping these promises a matter of "discretionary" spending.
Farm Bill's Roots in Old Laws Should Be Sustained
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: family, health, farming, organic, prevention, ecosystems, SNAP, history, habitat, healthconditions, Sustainabililty )

- 854 days ago -
Farm policymakers and lobbyists have made careers out of understanding convoluted permanent agricultural laws for decades, but as a larger public has become interested in the farm bill this year, confusion has abounded about what is permanent and what...
WATCH: Obama Defends Affordable Care Act Implementation, Slams Repeal Efforts (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Affordable Care Act, protection, prevention, government, insurance companies, news, society, treatment, family, healthcare )

- 859 days ago -
President Barack Obama painted an optimistic picture of the Affordable Care Act's implementation and slammed congressional Republicans' never-ending attempts to repeal the law and strip millions of Americans of its benefits, during a Thursday morning...
Texas House Panel Advances Proposal to Restrict Abortion
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, Texas, abortion, women, protection, prevention, safety, risks, medicine, healthcare )

- 874 days ago -
The fiercely contested bill, which was stalled last week by a filibuster of a Democratic lawmaker, now will go to the full House of Representatives for consideration.
U.S. Court of Appeals Upholds Key Gun Trafficking Measure
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: AK-47's, gun trafficking, weapons, assault weapons, guns, gun control, nra, usa, safety, prevention, family )

- 902 days ago -
The ruling rejected a gun industry lawsuit, and upheld ATF's authority to require gun dealers in southwest border states (Arizona, California, New Mexico, and Texas) to report bulk sales of semiautomatic rifles, such as AK-47s. This measure provides law
Tell Republicans: Stop Lying About Your Vote Against Background Checks ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Congress, weapons, assault weapons, guns, gun control, nra, usa, safety, prevention, family )

- 907 days ago -
Calling their votes for the right-wing and pro-gun Grassley-Cruz amendment a vote in support of background checks is an outrageous attempt to rewrite history. We can't let them get away with this.
Call on Congress to Act on Gun Violence ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Congress, weapons, assault weapons, guns, gun control, nra, usa, safety, prevention, family )

- 935 days ago -
Please join with Daily Kos and Organizing for Action by signing our letter to Congress from hundreds of thousands of people demanding action on gun violence. Next week, Organizing for Action will personally deliver the letter to Congress.
Millions Can't Afford to Go to the Doctor
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: health, healthcare, prevention, safety, medicine, humans, healthcare, healthcare, government, politics )

- 941 days ago -
Some 80 million people, around 43% of America's working-age adults, didn't go to the doctor or access other medical services last year because of the cost, according to the Commonwealth Fund's Biennial Health Insurance Survey, released Friday
Poverty at Home
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, ethics, government, Govtfearmongering, media, politics, lies, propaganda, healthcare, healthcare, freedoms, socialsecurity, usa, u.s., abuse, americans, children, diet, death, family, food, protection, risks, safety, society, treatment, warning )

- 965 days ago -
As Washington careens through one headline-grabbing, self-imposed fiscal crisis after another, one in 3 Americans faces a daily crisis of poverty or low-wage jobs that is barely a topic of conversation in Congress or the media Read more: http://www.
Ban Assault Weapons ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: weapons, assault weapons, guns, gun control, nra, usa, safety, prevention, family )

- 979 days ago -
While it is true that people kill people, and that guns do not shoot themselves, it is also true that mass execution would not be possible without such high capacity weapons. How many people have to die before we ban those weapons?

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