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US Politics & Gov't

Elizabeth Warren Is Standing Up to Big Pharma and Needs Our Help ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Elizabeth Warren, big pharma, Medical Innovation Act, drug companies' mistakes, research, treatment )

Nancy
- 214 days ago - pac.petitions.moveon.org
Senator Warren is poised to introduce the Medical Innovation Act, a bill that would essentially act as a swear jar: whenever a huge drug company that is generating enormous profits as a result of federal research investments gets caught breaking the law-
ALL CAN SIGN - Allow a Conscience Vote on Marriage Equality!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Marriage equality, Australia, abbott, petition, petition to sign )

AniMae
- 96 days ago - getup.org.au
Only requires your email address to sign. A Liberal party conscience vote is a HUGE next step towards achieving the freedom to marry for all Australians.
Gay Bans Struck Down in Wisconsin and Indiana
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gay marriage )

Ashley
- 358 days ago - politico.com
Two more states had their gay marriage bans struck down. That brings our total to 21 states that actually live in the 21st century. But don't worry, soon it will be fifty :)
Congress Just Delayed New Funding to Help Rape Victims
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, americans, government, rapists, ethics, republicans, democrats, usa, politics, news, healthcare )

Cal
- 341 days ago - motherjones.com
The spending bill lawmakers just approved leaves out new grant money to help localities go after rapists.
Bernie Sanders: Presidential Run Is Not About Hillary, It's About the 'Collapsing' Middle Class (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Bernie Sanders, good news, middle class, democrats, republicans, candidates, elections, freedoms, politics, government )

Carrie
- 349 days ago - rawstory.com
Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) indicated on Meet the Press today that he would seriously consider running for president in 2016, even if that required him to switch his party affiliation to Democrat.
Hold the Republican Congress Accountable ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, congress, anti-choice, Roe vs Wade, health, women, safety, family, food )

Nancy
- 232 days ago - emilyslist.org
Add your name to tell Republicans you'll hold them accountable for their anti-choice agenda.
Vote For Peace Not War - No Blank Check For Endless Wars - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Congresswoman Barbara Lee, President Obama, Authorization for Use of Military Force, Peace Bill, endless wars, Middle East )

Dandelion
- 164 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Congresswoman Barbara Lee has proposed an alternative to President Obamas request for Authorization for Use of Military Force. Her peace bill would put an end to America's endless wars in the Middle East.
Scott Brown (R) Says Out-of-State Voters Should Come to N.H. Anyway to Vote for Him
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Scott Brown, Republican, N.H., Howie Carr, voter, Boston, Senator Jeanne Shaheen )

Dandelion
- 360 days ago - boston.com
"He was clearly joking," Elizabeth Guyton, a spokesperson for Brown, told Boston.com in an email. Oh ha ha ha, after making if difficult for citizens to vote around this Country. Another hypocrite and Republican full of chutzpah.
Jon Stewart's Reaction to the Koch Brothers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: koch brothers, daily show )

Ashley
- 303 days ago - rawstory.com
The Koch brothers bought some ad time during the Daily Show. Watch Jon Stewart's hilarious reaction.
Protect Your Voting Rights - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voter suppression, 50th Anniversary of Voting Rights Act, war on democracy, petition )

Dandelion
- 191 days ago - protectyourvotingrights.com
A war on democracy is raging across the country. Since 2010 to date 21 states have added new voting restrictions. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act. Lets end voter suppression.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Congress: Don't Sell Native American Burial Grounds to Mining Company
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, dishonesty, obama, politics, native rights, tribal lands, indigenous rights, ethics )

Cal
- 259 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Congress may sell a Native American burial ground and national forest land in Arizona to build a copper mine by slipping a deal into must-pass legislation this December.
Stop The Secrecy - TPP - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TPP, Trans-Pacific Partnership, Petition, Stop The Secrecy, Trade Agreement )

Dandelion
- 200 days ago - stopthesecrecy.net
Industry lobbyists are pressuring key decision-makers of 12 countries to sign a secretive agreement called the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Sign this petition and join the 3,159,739 who have already signed.
Can We Ever Recover From the Murder of John Kennedy?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, americans, freedoms, environment, war, government, human rights, JFK, MLK, Lennon, Ghandi )

Nancy
- 236 days ago - ecowatch.com
The better angels of our souls now demand that we ask not what our planet can do for us ...
Legacy of Big Campaign Donors
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: mega donors )

Ashley
- 303 days ago - usatoday.com
Most of the mega donors in modern American politics are elderly. This means that it is likely in a few years, that their vast resources will pass onto their children. Will their children continue to support the same causes? Maybe not ^_-.
North Carolina Gay Marriage Ban Struck Down
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: marriage equality north carolina )

Ashley
- 323 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
North Carolina's gay marriage ban was struck down. Marriages begin immediately. If this keeps up, we might have marriage equality in every state soon. I'm starting to think we might have it across the nation by Halloween.

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