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Protect Americans From Chemical Explosions ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: toxins, obama, usa, chem explosions, health, death, safety, protection )

Nancy
- 359 days ago - org.credoaction.com
Today more than 100 million Americans live in disaster zones. The leading hazard in those zones is poison gas such as anhydrous ammonia which was also stored at the West, Texas facility.
Show Your Support for the Truth in Settlements Act -- TAKE ACTION!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: backroom deals, government corruption, truth, Elizabeth Warren )

Just
- 101 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.
Conclude Investigating the Secret $11M Funneled Into California ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: prop 32, Super Pacs, California, Arizona, elections, donat )

Nancy
- 277 days ago - change.org
The hypocrisy behind Prop 32 became clear when proponents accepted an $11 million donation in October 2012 from 'Americans for Responsible Leadership', a Super PAC from Arizona which refused to disclose its donors.
Stop Kentucky's Animal Cruelty PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: kentucky, sadness, suffering, pets, law, ethics, humans, abuse, abused, crime, cruelty, death, dogs, animals, animalrights, animalcruelty, government, news, politics, ethics, dishonesty, americans )

Robert
- 104 days ago - animalpetitions.org
For the last 7 years, Kentucky has ranked dead last on the list with no real signs of improvement. No provisions at all on sexual assault on animals Protective orders cannot include animals Veterinarians are actually prohibited from reporting suspected
Open Thread - 3/25/2014
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, videos )

TomCat
- 26 days ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).
Stand Against 'Shoot First' Laws ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, Stand your Ground, usa, crime, Trayvon, Jordan )

Nancy
- 51 days ago - act.colorofchange.org
As we accelerate our efforts demanding that state governments oppose and repeal "Shoot First", we'll also urge federal officials to investigate how these laws protect and embolden those who commit hate crimes.
Tell Republicans: Ending Overtime Pay Is Unacceptable ACTION LINK
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, overtime pay, business, labor, law, politics, americans )

Nancy
- 342 days ago - care2.com
In a shocking new salvo in their war on workers, House Republicans have passed a bill that repeals mandatory overtime pay.
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
- 12 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.
Drop the Charges Against Darrin Manning ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: police abuse of power, police, Philadelphia, violencesurgery, government )

Nancy
- 85 days ago - act.colorofchange.org
Earlier this month, 16-year old Darrin Manning, a straight-A student and star athlete was forced to undergo emergency surgery to repair his ruptured testicle after a violent Stop and Frisk encounter with Philadelphia police.
Sign and Send a Petition to Your Senator: Food Stamp Cuts Hurt Blue States ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, food stamps, 16 states, farm bill, snap, blue states, republicans )

Nancy
- 77 days ago - campaigns.dailykos.com
Almost all of the food stamp cuts come from 16 states and the District of Columbia--the rest of the nation is left virtually untouched.
Tell Utah Governor: You Can't "Unmarry" Legally Wed Same-Sex Couples - SIGN PLEASE !
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Utah, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert, LGBT, same sex marriage, human rights, SCOTUSrepublicans, politics )

Angelika
- 100 days ago - leftaction.com
in a truly appalling move, hundreds of newly and legally married Utah couples have been told that their marriages are now "on hold until further notice" and will not be recognized by the state of Utah - even though they were sanctioned by that state.
Take Part in the Week of Action for Bradley Manning ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Whistlebower, Bradley Manning, justice, free press, war, violence, truth, ethics, government )

Nancy
- 338 days ago - bradleymanning.org
June 1st will mark the beginning of Bradley Manning's fourth year in prison and the start of his trial. The June 1st Ft. Meade protest for Bradley Manning will be the largest action of our campaign!
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
- 87 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.
TAKE ACTION NOW! John Boehner and House Republicans: Hands Off Social Security and Medicare
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TEA PARTY, Social Security, Meidcare, Medicaid, senior citizen benefits, u.s., politics, news, republicans )

Cal
- 191 days ago - act.credoaction.com
We need to send a clear message to John Boehner, Paul Ryan and the rest of the House Republicans: "Hands off Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid benefits!"
Native American Legislative Update
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: farm workers, health, family, nutrition, prevention, American Indians, indigenous rights, food, business, ethics, government )

Nancy
- 250 days ago - fcnl.org
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.

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