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Please Sign: Give Safe Harbor and Aid to Rohingya Refugees
World  (tags: Refugees & Relief, Myanmar apartheid, Rohingya, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, boat refugees, international law, human rights, ethics, asylum seekers )

Susan
- 3 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Thousands of thirsty and starving migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh have been stranded in rickety boats off the shores of Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia. But so far these countries have refused safe harbor to these desperate refugees.
Please Sign: Keep
Health & Wellness  (tags: Keystone XL Pipeline, Lower Brule Lakota Sioux, Great Sioux Nation, South Dakota, Fort Laramie Treaty, Bad Men Clause, TransCanada, Great Sioux Nation Territory rights, Oceti Sakowin )

Susan
- 15 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
S. DakotaâEUR(TM)s Lower Brule Lakota Sioux Tribe insists that 40 percent of the state is off limits to the TransCanada pipeline, and with a recent press release, theyâEUR(TM)ve invoked a "Bad Men" clause from the Fort Laramie Treaty of 1868 to protect their land.
Please Sign: End Use of Highly Toxic Methyl Bromide on Strawberry Fields - Forever
Health & Wellness  (tags: Methyl Bromide, exemptions, deadly poison, strawberries, strawberry fields treated with methyl br, risk to farm workers, neurotoxic, risk to children, homes schools, pesticide drift, EPA exemptions )

Susan
- 15 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Methyl bromide was supposed to have been banned by 2005. But the EPA allowed loopholes that continue the use of this deadly poison. According to Truthout, California used close to 4 million pounds on fruits & nuts and on soil used to grow strawberries.
Please Sign: Investigate Alleged Wells Fargo Fraud in Other States
Business  (tags: Wells Fargo, alleged misconduct, FTC, economy, poverty, credit scores, consumer protection, alleged fraud, rigid sales policies )

Susan
- 17 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
LA just filed a lawsuit against Wells Fargo alleging fraud. If bank policy is at fault, then this raises questions about possible misconduct in other states and/or with other banks. If so, there are very serious consequences.
Please Sign: US Senate, Reject THUD Bill Attack on Affordable Housing
Society & Culture  (tags: affordable housing, THUD Appropriations Bill, homelessness, cuts to Housing Trust Fund, attack on low-income families )

Susan
- 20 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Last week the House Committee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) dealt a debilitating blow to affordable housing. But despite its significant funding cuts, GOP committee leaders intend to stand by their 2016 Appropriations Bill.
Please Sign: North Carolina, Fast-Track Your Energy Freedom Act
Green Lifestyle  (tags: solar energy, Energy Freedom Act, Duke Energy monopoly, North Carolina, renewable energy, clean energy )

Susan
- 20 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
NC is one of only four states left in the U.S. that still bans third-party energy sales, allowing Duke Energy a monopoly. Though the state legislature is finally considering an Energy Freedom Act (EFA), it should make its passage a priority.
Please Sign: No More Mountaintop Removal Permits for Coal River Mountain!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Coal River Mountain, West Virginia Dept of Environmental Prot, Alpha Natural Resources, mountaintop coal mining, serious health hazards, ACHE ACT, environment, health, pollution, strip mining )

Susan
- 20 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Despite new studies confirming the health risks to communities near mountaintop coal mining, including lung cancer, West Virginia's Dept of Environmental Protection continues to issue permits for blasting mountaintops. This must be stopped!
Please Sign: State Dept: Allow UN Torture Inspectors Into US Prisons!
Society & Culture  (tags: US prison torture, solitary confinement, Juan Mendez, UN Torture Expert, UN barred from inspection of US prisons, human rights, child abuse, brain injured inmates, ethics, US Department of State, John Kerry )

Susan
- 43 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The ACLU says that over 80,000 prison inmates are held in solitary confinement in the United States every day. Some of these are children. And yet the US continues to bar or restrict UN inspection of its prisons. Tell Kerry to allow UN into our prisons!
 
 
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