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An Economy For All - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: petition, middle class, wage raise, Democrat platform, economy, EPI )

Dandelion
- 4 days ago - epi.org
Support a progressive economic agenda that raises wages and rebuilds the American middle class.
Ban Assault Weapons PLEASE SIGN
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, violence, assault weapons, ban, petition )

Evelyn
- 16 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
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?
Tell Democratic and Republican Leaders to Get On Board With Ending Mass Incarceration - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: Democrats, Republicans, mass incarceration end it, petition )

Dandelion
- 24 days ago - thenation.com
Past party platforms have not only failed to call for reform they have championed tougher punishments. USA claims to be the leader of the free world, yet is responsible for a quarter of the global imprisoned population.
Waupun Prisoners Begin Food Refusal to Protest Solitary Torture - Petition In Solidarity
Society & Culture  (tags: solitary confinement, administrative confinement, AC, prison, United Nations, petition, Waupun prisoners, torture, food refusal )

Dandelion
- 34 days ago - motherjones.com
In Wisconsin over a hundred prisoners are in the long term solitary confinement Units a.k.a. administrative confinement AC. Some have been in isolation for 18 to 29 years concurrently. AC for more than 15 days has been deemed torture by United Nations.
Tell Congress to Act Now to Strengthen Our Democracy - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: petition, democracy, Congress, Democracy Awakening Movement )

Dandelion
- 107 days ago - signforgood.com
It is time to awaken a democracy that is accessible to all and is not beholden to big-money interests.
Replace the Death Penalty! - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: Death penalty, petition, innocent on death row, wrongly convicted )

Dandelion
- 134 days ago - go.justicethatworks.org
In the United States, more than 4 percent of current death row inmates have been wrongly convicted. The risk of executing even ONE innocent person is reason enough to end a barbaric practice
Criminalizing Mental Health - Petition   video
Society & Culture  (tags: mental illness, petition, illness not crime, incarceration, America, police training, death of disabled, death of mentally ill, mentally ill shot )

Dandelion
- 179 days ago - youtube.com
America is treating mental illness through incarceration and the price we are paying both in dollars and human capital is enormous. It is time to take action and start treating mental illness as a health issue, not a crime.
Tell the Postmaster General to Make Postal Banking a Reality Now - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: petition, Postal Banking, traditional banks, pay day lenders, financial predators, poorest citizens )

Dandelion
- 226 days ago - signforgood.com
28 percent of U.S. households are underserved by traditional banks and must turn to payday lenders check cashers and other financial predators spending nearly 10 percent of their income on fees and services that rakes in big profit on the poorest citizens
Support the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act! - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: pregnant, Pregnancy Discrimination Act, Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, petition )

Dandelion
- 243 days ago - action.momsrising.org
Nobody should have to choose between a healthy pregnancy and a job especially at the moment they need it most. Employers must provide reasonable accommodations to pregnant workers who need them and not fire the employee for asking for those accommodations
An Open Letter To Kim Davis - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: Kim Davis, marriage equality, open letter, petition )

Dandelion
- 268 days ago - action.aclu.org
I believe all gay and lesbian couples should be treated equally with the dignity they deserve. I stand with Jim on the side of love.
Stand With 93 Year Old Mattie Jackson Community Hero
Society & Culture  (tags: petition, Mattie Jackson, 93 year old, community hero, Atlanta, Georgia, Turner Field, Atlanta Braves, pond )

Dandelion
- 294 days ago - start2.occupyourhomes.org
Building a pond is not the only solution to a floodplain that was created by laying down too much parking lot around Turner Field, where the Atlanta Braves Play. I am a staple of my community and my neighbors and I are being forced out with nowhere to go.
Support the Equality Act - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: LGBT, marriage equality, Equality Act, petition )

Dandelion
- 299 days ago - action.tammyduckworth.com
While a major victory on marriage equality was achieved, there still is work to do to ensure that LGBT citizens do not face job loss, eviction or discrimination because of who they love.
Debate Questions We Want To Hear - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: CNN, Presidential debates, corruption, money in politics, governmental reforms, petition )

Dandelion
- 299 days ago - washpirg.webaction.org
Tell CNN we want questions that ask candidates how they'll take on big money in politics.
Chelsea Manning Found Guilty But Spared Solitary Confinement
Society & Culture  (tags: Chelsea Manning, ACLU, petition, solitary confinement, Chase Strangio, world is watching )

Dandelion
- 315 days ago - theguardian.com
A petition of more than 100,000 signatures was delivered to the US army liaison office in Congress on Tuesday asking that the charges against Manning be dropped. Chase Strangio, attorney at the ACLU, said petition support kept her out of solitary.
 

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