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6 States Where Voters Could Push Democracy Forward in the Midterms
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voting, elections, progressives, wages, income, jobs, taxes, law enforcement )

- 12 hours ago -
From raising the minimum wage to enacting police reforms, here are ballot initiatives progressives should watch in 2018.
Man Who Sold America Iraq War Warned Iran Is Next
World  (tags: violence, Middle East, foreign affairs, international relations )

- 18 hours ago -
Fifteen years after the calamitous U.S. invasion of Iraq, an architect of the propaganda used to drum up support for the war is warning that it's happening again - this time with Iran.
Tell Malaysia to Stop Trying to Change Trans People
World  (tags: LGBTQ, transsexuals, transsexuality, non-binary people, civil rights, human rights, petitions )

- 18 hours ago -
We urge you to stop any and all "courses" aimed at changing trans people. Gender identities can't be changed and it's harmful to try to change them.
Pledge To Defend The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge!
Environment  (tags: wilderness, wildlife, refuges, fossil fuels, petitions )

- 18 hours ago -
We, the American people, oppose drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, our nation's largest and wildest refuge.
Demand Congress Take Immediate Action to Protect Dreamers
Society & Culture  (tags: immigration, children, petitions )

- 18 hours ago -
Last September, President Trump announced the cruel and short-sighted termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
Sign and Send a Petition to Your Member of Congress: Close the Loophole. Require a Background Check for EVERY Gun Sale
Business  (tags: firearms, guns, crime, violence, petitions )

- 18 hours ago -
Since 1994, background checks have blocked more than 3 million sales to prohibited users. But because federal gun laws exempt unlicensed firearm sellers, guns still find their way into the hands of illegal buyers and gun traffickers.
Science & Tech  (tags: Internet, World Wide Web, censorship, bills, freedom, civil rights )

- 18 hours ago -
The House is about to vote on a bill that would force online platforms to censor their users. The Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA, H.R. 1865) might sound noble, but it would do nothing to stop sex traffickers.
Stand With Parkland Survivors to Pass Common Sense Gun Reform NOW
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: firearms, guns, violence, gun control )

- 19 hours ago -
Time and time again, we've witnessed preventable gun-fueled tragedies in this country - often committed using weapons of war like the AR-15. And time and time again, politicians have gotten away with offering up "thoughts and prayers" and nothing else.
Tell the Bureau of Land Management: Protect California's Fragile Deserts
Environment  (tags: ecology, wilderness, petitions )

- 19 hours ago -
California's deserts include some of the most ecologically intact landscapes we have left in the United States, with dozens of threatened and rare species.
Behold the Reckoning of a Gun Culture in Collapse
Society & Culture  (tags: firearms, violence, guns, crime, activism )

- 19 hours ago -
It has been 19 years since Columbine, six years since Sandy Hook, five months since Las Vegas and four months since Sutherland Springs. In all that time and after all that blood, the script has not wavered.
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