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Please Sign: Tell Ohio Suprmes It's NOT Ok to Strip Mine State Wildlife Areas
Environment  (tags: strip mining, Ohio Supreme Court, surface destruction, Justice O'Donnell dissents, Ohio freezes renewable energy goals, Brush Creek, EPA, reduction of carbon emissions, Ohio sues EPA, Governor Kasich, ODNR )

Susan
- 8 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Ohio Supreme Court, with only Justice O'Donnell dissenting, has just Ok'd strip mining on part of a state-owned wildlife area. Aside from the land surface destruction this would cause, strip mining is the last thing Ohio needs right now.
Please Sign: Walmart, Don't Make Your Workers Pay for Uniforms
Society & Culture  (tags: Walmart, employee uniforms, living wage, labor, poverty, federal law requires companies pay for u, Nickled and Dimed )

Susan
- 10 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Walmart is now requiring its sales associates to wear uniforms. And Walmart stands to make millions selling them to its own employees, who get a measly 10% discount. But Walmart isn't calling them uniforms so it can get around not paying for them.
Please Sign: No Fines for Couple Helping Madison's Homeless
Society & Culture  (tags: homeless, Konkel and Bloch, Madison Wisconsin, lockers for storage, helping homeless work, humanitarians fined, ethics, human rights, economics )

Susan
- 12 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Brenda Konkel & her partner Robert Bloch have donated space on their front porch for lockers for the homeless and an occasional safe place to sleep. But Madison will fine them $300 a day if they don't stop.
Please Sign: Demand Turkey Overturn New INternet Amendments
World  (tags: Turkey, human rights, internet, surveillance and censorship, Human Rights Watch, Turkish Telecommunications Directorate, TiD, blocking websites, information colletion, pollitical profiling )

Susan
- 5 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Turkey's Telecommunications Directorate has just been given broad powers to monitor citizens' internet usage. And Human Rights Watch is calling for an overturn of the amendment allowing this rights violation.
Please Sign: Congress, Make Shackling of Pregnant Prisoners a Crime
Health & Wellness  (tags: pregnancy, pregnant prisoners shackled, health and human rights, women's rights, safety, unborn and newborn health, family, children, abuse of state laws, Department of Correction failure to prot )

Susan
- 20 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
The thought of shackling a woman during labor or delivery is so horrific, one would expect only the most uncivilized places to allow it. But currently those places include most of the US states. States that do have laws banning it often don't enforce them
Please Sign: Congress, Enact Strict Limits on Strip Searches
Society & Culture  (tags: human rights, strip-searches, Fourth Amendment, US Supreme Court, MA Chicopee jail videotaping strip-searc, sexual abuse, violation of right to privacy, US prisons )

Susan
- 3 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
For years, women at Chicopee jail in MA were videotaped being stripped-searched - by men. Although a federal trial court in MA finally ruled this to be "plainly unconstitutional," neither it nor the US Supreme Court has ruled to limit strip-searches.
Please Sign: Tell Catholic School to Reinstate Pregnant Lesbian Teacher
Society & Culture  (tags: LGBT rights, sex discrimination, Catholic school fires pregnant lesbian t, ethics, gay rights, women's rights, Marion High School, Detroit, Barbara Webb, same-sex marriage )

Susan
- 5 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Barbara Webb knew that publicly displaying a lifestyle that violated Catholic doctrine was prohibited, so she asked for a leave of absence during her pregnancy. But that wasn't good enough for officials at Marian High School. They asked her to resign.
Please Sign: Aldi, Change Planning Policies to Preserve Treasured Trees
Environment  (tags: Aldi, UK, Silsden, Ecology Building Society, 250-year-old lime tree, preservation of natural treasures, super market, protection of environment and natural fe, Trees for the Future )

Susan
- 5 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
For a month the UK's Ecology building society fought to save a 250-year-old lime tree overhanging the society's grounds. But it took contractors only five minutes to destroy that 100-foot-tall tree - to pave the way for an Aldi super market.
Please Sign: Charge South Dakota Police Who Tasered 8-Year-Old
Society & Culture  (tags: State Attorney Wendy Kloeppner, South Dakota, police misconduct, taser of 8-year-old, excessive force, Pierre, SD, child abuse )

Susan
- 5 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
After a babysitter called about an 8-year-old holding a knife, officers were at the scene for less than two minutes before shooting "her with 50,000 volts of electricity with a weapon that put two hooks into her," noted the family's attorney.
Please Sign: Governor Haley, Cut Alarming Domestic Violence Rates in South Carolina
Health & Wellness  (tags: domestic violence, South Carolina, Governor Haley, Arkansas reform by Candidate Ross, murders, women's health and safety )

Susan
- 18 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Domestic abuse and domestic murder rates have dropped steeply nationwide. But not in South Carolina, which has the highest rate of male on female murders in the country - 300 in just one decade!
 
 
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