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Tell the U.S Senate: No War in Yemen
World  (tags: war, Middle East, violence, killing, activism, phone calls )

- 1 day ago -
For nearly 3 years the US has quietly assisted Saudi Arabia in its war in Yemen. Sanders introduced a resolution to end US support for this war and if Democrats hold the line, it will pass. Will you call senators who are still on the fence?
Urge Congress to Stop Cuts to Humanitarian Programs
World  (tags: Middle East, Yemen, war, violence, children, suffering, human rights, humanitarian disasters, charity, foreign aid, petitions )

- 6 days ago -
At just 3 years, "Saeed" lives in an abandoned gas station in Syria with his family. After fleeing violence, his family returned to find their home destroyed. Saeed and his family are among the 5.6 million people inside Syria in need of humanitarian aid.
End U.S. Support of Bombings in Yemen
World  (tags: war, violence, suffering, Middle East, humanitarian disasters, petitions )

- 6 days ago -
The time to act is now - millions of lives are at risk from famine and preventable diseases. Support the bipartisan resolution from Senators Sanders, Lee, and Murphy to end this now.
Make Cities Safer for Girls ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
World  (tags: humans, girls, women, rights, protection, safety, world, violence )

- 12 days ago -
This October, the UN Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development is enacting a New Urban Agenda. Stand with Plan International in calling on the needs of girls to be included in this agenda.
Stop Bombing People in Eastern Ghouta
World  (tags: war, violence, death, Middle East, petitions )

- 14 days ago -
The Syrian Government, backed by Russia, is bombing its own people in Eastern Ghouta. Scores of people have been killed and hundreds injured in the past month.
Tell Congress: Debate and Vote on Yemen
World  (tags: war, violence, Middle East, petitions )

- 15 days ago -
It is past time for Congress to exercise its constitutional authority on matters of war, and that if the US is going to participate in the Saudi-led war in Yemen, there must be a debate and a vote. Otherwise, our involvement is unauthorized.
Israel Plans a New War in Syria - But Not for the Reasons It Claims
World  (tags: Middle East, war, violence )

- 18 days ago -
Israel has been laying the political groundwork for a military escalation in Syria since mid-2017. That's when Israeli officials began to repeat two interlinked political themes.
Demand That Congress End Our Wars Abroad!
World  (tags: war, violence, foreign relations, international affairs, military, petitions )

- 18 days ago -
The Progressive Caucus is demanding Congress come to the table to end our wars abroad.
Tell the Senate to Invoke the War Powers Act
World  (tags: war, violence, killing, Middle East, laws, petitions )

- 19 days ago -
We have a real shot of ending US complicity in the Saudi-led war on Yemen. We can save millions of lives.
Stop Fueling War in Yemen
World  (tags: war, violence, complicity, military, petitions )

- 20 days ago -
Yemen is facing a massive humanitarian catastrophe and we need your help to stop it. American aid is crucial to the Saudi war effort, and removing our assistance would limit Saudi attacks and maybe even push them to the negotiating table.
How US Gun Culture Compares With the World in Five Charts
World  (tags: guns, violence, weapons, firearms, crime, shootings )

- 22 days ago -
America's unique relationship to gun ownership - enshrined as a right in its constitution - is also in the middle of an emotional and divisive debate about the meaning of the Second Amendment.
No Nuclear War!
World  (tags: war, violence, end of civilization, nuclear holocaust, weapons of mass destruction, petitions, peace )

- 24 days ago -
Please tell your Representative and your Senators to cosponsor the Restricting First Use of Nuclear Weapons Act of 2017.
Regime Change Fails: Is a Military Coup or Invasion of Venezuela Next?
World  (tags: foreign affairs, international relations, violence, coup d'etat, US intervention, meddling )

- 28 days ago -
How absurd - remove an elected president with a military coup to restore democracy? Does that pass the straight face test? This refrain of Rubio and Tillerson seems to be the nonsensical public position of US policy.
Japan Has Almost Completely Eliminated Gun Deaths - Here's How
World  (tags: firearms, violence, gun control )

- 32 days ago -
Although the US has no exact counterpart, some countries have taken steps that can provide a window into what successful gun control looks like. Japan, a country of 127 million people and rarely more than 10 yearly gun deaths, is one such country.
Mexico: Tehuacan-Environmental Activists Attacked And Their Bus Set On Fire
World  (tags: Mexico, hydroelectric Project. Volcanic Region, Environmental Activists Attacked, Bus Burned, conflict, crime, government, humans, media, news, society, violence, world )

- 33 days ago -
Activist group opposing a hydroelectric project in Puebla, Mexico, were traveling back home in a rented bus when armed masked men stopped them. Group Opposes Hydroelectric project in Sierra Negra Volcanic region.

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