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North Carolina's Republicans Vs the 26th Amendment
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: north carolina )

Ashley
- 159 days ago - nytimes.com
N.C. is being sued for potentially violating the 26th Amendment. Dems have the edge with young voters. The G.O.P. passes voter ID laws, that don't accept college ids. And, they would have gotten away with it, if it wasn't for those meddling kids!
**PLEASE SIGN** Support the American Anti-Corruption Act
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, Campaign Finance, Lobbying Influence )

Alan
- 259 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Stop Bribery End Secret Money Empower Voters The aim of the American Anti-Corruption Act is to do all three of the above in a completely bipartisan manner.
Stand Up For Native Children! ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: indigenous children, Native American, usa, human rights, government )

Nancy
- 187 days ago - signforgood.com
There's just no way around it: the federal government has failed our American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian children. That's why it's high time we took action to better protect and support Native children in this country.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Members of Congress: Pass the Government By The People Act
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: CITIZENS UNITED, Citizens United Decision, Govenrment by the Poeple act, politics, obama, propaganda, government, dishonesty, corruption, americans, usa, ethics, congress )

Cal
- 254 days ago - act.democracyforamerica.com
The Government By the People Act increases the power of the small contributions that ordinary citizens can afford to give, providing incentives for congressional candidates to reach out to average constituents, not just dial for dollars from wealthy donor
Register to Vote Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: register to vote )

Ashley
- 101 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Please sign this to say you are going to vote in the American midterm elections, this Nov.. The first Tuesdays of Nov. Remember, many states have registration deadlines. The most common seems to be thirty days before the election. Time is running out!
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the Senate: Our Bosses Shouldn't Make Our Birth Control Decisions
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: SupremeCourt, politics, WOMEN'S HEALTH, Hobby Lobby decision, society, women's rights, healthcare, government, lies, ethics, usa, news )

Cal
- 159 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Allowing some bosses to override the religious beliefs and health needs of their female employees hurts women, especially those already struggling to make ends meet.
Homelessness Is Not a Crime -- and Neither Is Feeding the Hungry! ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, homelessness, law, crime, government, ethics, freedoms, politics, abuse, news, economy )

Carrie
- 12 days ago - act.watchdog.net
Thirty-three cities now ban or are considering banning giving food to homeless people -- and some are threatening to throw people in jail in they're caught feeding the hungry.
LIAR Pants on Fire: Fake Pictures of Officer Wilson Injuries DISPROVED.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: FAKE photos, Officer Wilson, Ferguson )

Ashley
- 103 days ago - urbanlegends.about.com
Someone found pictures of some beat up Motocross driver, Jim McNeil from 2006 and is trying to pass them off as Officer Wilson. Wilson is the police officer who killed Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. DO NOT BE FOOLED.
New Mexico Voter Purge Info
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voter purge, New Mexico, voting, what to do, info, government, ethics, corruption, elections )

Nancy
- 132 days ago - progressnownm.wordpress.com
Now they are at it again - just weeks before the election. And just like last time, legally registered voters who receive these notices can be confused into thinking they can't vote this November. What you can do...
Koch Brothers Spending Big on State Supreme Court Races
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: koch Brothers, Citizens United, wanton spending on elections, corruption, SupremeCourt, obama, news, abuse, usa, media, ethics, government, dishonesty )

Cal
- 126 days ago - alternet.org
Big-money groups in Washington are spending big on nonpartisan judicial elections in order to protect state legislatures' agendas from legal challenges.
U.S. Chart of Marijuana's Legal Status in All Fifty States
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: marijuana chart )

Ashley
- 206 days ago - reason.com
This is just a chart. But I found it interesting just how many states have medical and recreational marijuana up for votes in 2014. VOTE, VOTE people.
Show Your Support for the Truth in Settlements Act -- TAKE ACTION!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: backroom deals, government corruption, truth, Elizabeth Warren )

Just
- 342 days ago - donate.elizabethwarren.com
The job of the regulators is to make certain that no one is above the law no matter how powerful or well-connected they are. The Truth in Settlements Act is one way to keep their feet to the fire to see that promise through.
Keystone Pipeline Decision Extended Until After Midterm Elections!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Keystone Pipeline )

Ashley
- 243 days ago - nytimes.com
Obama has declared it will not make a decision on the Keystone Pipeline until after the Midterms. I personally believe this means Obama is going to PUNT this until he's out of office. Which makes winning the 2016 election critical. New York Times article.
Florida Gov. Rakes in Campaign Cash From CEO Who Makes Millions Locking Up Immigrants
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dishonesty, corruption, politics, usa, news )

Cal
- 149 days ago - motherjones.com
Rick Scott will headline a $10,000 per person fundraiser at a notorious private prison company's CEO's home.
Open Thread - 3/25/2014
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, videos )

TomCat
- 267 days ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).

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