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Please Sign: UK Workers Have a Right to Toilet Breaks
Society & Culture  (tags: human rights, health and safety, toilet breaks, UK law, company harassment, toilet tax )

Susan
- 12 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
A call centre worker in Brigend, UK had his pay docked because of toilet breaks at a company where drinking lots of water is encouraged. UK's Trade Union Congress says the law should clearly forbid pay deductions for toilet breaks.
Please Sigh: NYPD Takes Excessive Force Too Far - Pinning Down Pregnant Woman
Society & Culture  (tags: NYPD, excessive force, police brutality, human rights, non-violent crimes, Pregnant woman pinned down by cops, Sandra Amezquita )

Susan
- 80 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
NYPD is under investigation for a rash of incidents where excessive force was used. But one of the latest - a pin-down of a pregnant woman - puts an innocent unborn child at risk. She was thrown, belly-down onto the street, her hands held behind her.
Please Sign: Insist Walmart Commit to Labeling GMO Corn!
Health & Wellness  (tags: GMO sweet corn, Walmart, Labeling, Monsanto, Pesticides, leukemia, not tested for safety, consumer right to know, genetically engineered crops )

Susan
- 88 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Over 100 thousand have asked Walmart to label GMO corn in the past, and it still won't commit. Now that it's on the market and we know it's classified as a pesticide, there's no more waiting. Either Walmart rejects the corn, labels it or we don't buy any
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
- 91 days 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: 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
- 92 days 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
- 92 days 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: 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
- 97 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
- 97 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
- 110 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!
Please Sign: VA, Offer Pituitary Screening to All Veterans!
Health & Wellness  (tags: pituitary, hypopituitarism, veterans, EID blasts, PTSD, TBI, hormonal imbalance, corisol, adrenalin, depression, suicide, US Veterans Administration, Dept of Veteran Affairs )

Susan
- 123 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Pituitary.org says that 1 in 5 people suffer from pituitary dysfunction - even more so if you have suffered any kind of jolt to the head, as have many war veterans. Screening for this condition will certainly save lives and quality of life for many vets.
 
 
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