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Petition - Members of Congress Must Pledge to Reject Donations From the NRA and Gun Industry PACs!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, NRA lobbyists, donations, rejection, School Shootings, Gun Industry, safety regulations, prevention of armed violence, stronger protection laws, public interest, future generations, responsibilities )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - action.momsrising.org
Young people across the country are calling BS on adult excuses for failing to achieve any progress on gun safety. They are rising up to fight for their own safety and future, and calling on members of Congress to reject the NRA.
Add Your Name: Trump, We Won't Stand for This Attack on Our Health Care!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: trump, attack on health care, planned parenthood, Trump administration, abuse, americans, corruption, government, healthcare, republicans, usa )

Lone
- 22 hours ago - dailykos.com
Add your name and stand with Planned Parenthood. Make sure the Trump administration knows we won't stand by silently while he strips care from millions.
Petition - Condemn Raffle of AR-15 By Republican Congressional Candidate
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congressional candidate, support, armed people, School Shootings, awareness, Gun lobbyists, safety standards, stronger regulations, semi-automatic weapons, prevention of armed violence, stronger protection laws, public safety )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Stop the AR-15 giveaway raffle for congressional support. Kansas Republican congressional candidate Tyler Tannahill has announced an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle giveaway. Apparently, his goal is to raise awareness of his platform to support the second...
Tell Republicans in Congress: Thoughts and Prayers Are Not Enough
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOP, violence, firearms, hypocrisy, petitions )

Freya
- 1 day ago - act.credoaction.com
Within hours of Wednesday's mass shooting at a Parkland, FL high school - which took the lives of 17 people - Republican politicians released statements and social media posts offering "thoughts and prayers" to the victims and their families.
Please Sign-Stop Ivanka Trump and Marco Rubio From Cutting Social Security Benefits | CREDO Action
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: social security, parental leave, income disparity, senior citizens )

Nita
- 19 hours ago - act.credoaction.com
Sen. Rubio & Ivanka Trump are coming after your Social Security benefits. They're reportedly building congressional support for a proposal that would require people to accept a cut in their future Social Security benefits in exchange for six weeks leave.
SCOTUS Protects California's Ten Day Waiting Period for Gun Ownership
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, propaganda, republicans, GoodNews, goodnews )

Mitchell
- 1 day ago - dailykos.com
California, and common sense, have a big victory! Please see first comment.
Open Thread - 2/22/2018
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, videos )

TomCat
- 1 hour ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown). If you would like me to send you cards with links to my articles, add me as a friend.
PETITION - DEMAND TRANSFER OF GuantáNamo DETAINEE TOFFIQ AL BIHANI
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: transfer of detainee, toffiq al bihans, guantanamo, abuse, americans, corruption, government, republicans, usa )

Lone
- 1 day ago - e-activist.com
Instead of continuing the work to close the Guantánamo detention facility, the Trump administration is looking to keep open this detention facility, whose detainees have faced torture.
5 Places Hypocritical Republicans Ban Guns for Their Own Personal Safety | Alternet
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOP Hypocrites, guns )

Nita
- 10 hours ago - alternet.org
We can gauge GOP disingenuousness on the gun issue just by noting all the places Republican politicians frequent where weapons are banned. Pointing out their hypocrisy has never helped to shame the GOP into decency, but it's worth a review nonetheless.
Jimmy Fallon Updates Bob Dylan   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Wayne
- 12 hours ago - youtube.com
"Weak is the man who calls truth fake news"
How Trump Plans to Evict Poor Families From Public Housing
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: budget cuts, tax scam, housing cutbacks, rental assistance, Trumps harsh budget )

Sheryl
- 3 hours ago - thenation.com
The presidents budget proposal is a shocking assault on millions of people who rely on rental assistance. That this could occur alongside the trillion-dollar handout Republicans have given to very wealthy Americans is downright obscene.
The Pentagon Wants to Spend $716 Billion Next Year
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, government spending, waste, defense )

Freya
- 1 day ago - thenation.com
And it is justifying that by playing on fear.
The Border Patrol Is Going Deeper and Deeper Into the U.S. Mainland and Running Wild
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump, Border Patrol, ICE, freedoms, Immigrant Rights )

Nita
- 20 hours ago - splinternews.com
The New York Times reported on Wednesday that a Trump administration directive that allows local supervisors to authorize random searches has led to a rise in those searches far from the border.
Can Trump's Neocons Exploit Russiagate?   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, world, Russiagate, hawks, neocons, militarist agenda, Aaron Maté, Max Blumenthal )

Evelyn
- 5 hours ago - youtu.be
However much Russiagate may annoy Trump personally, administration officials like H.R. McMaster are seizing on it to advance a militarist agenda at home and abroad. Max Blumenthal and Aaron Mate discuss
Marco Rubio and Student Survivors.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, propaganda, lies, government, elections, cover-up, corruption, ethics, congress, dishonesty )

Mitchell
- 2 hours ago - nationofchange.org
Rubio needs to be defeated the next tim he runs for office, any office!!
It's Time to End Partisan Gerrymandering!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, voter districts, voting, fraud, corruption, petitions )

Freya
- 1 hour ago - signherenow.org
For too long, politicians have been drawing district lines behind closed doors, allowing politicians to serve special interests instead of people without fear of losing an election.
Tell Congress: End Legalized Corruption!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: lobbying, greed, crime, fraud, petitions )

Freya
- 1 hour ago - petitions.signforgood.com
Legalized corruption is prevalent across our government - and the stakes are sometimes life and death. The revolving door between government and special interests weakens critical laws and puts Americans at risk.
How the US Bullies North Korea,1945-Present-Adapted From a Talk Given to Cambridge Stop the War Coalition in the UK in Jan 2018
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, war, military, media, propaganda, lies, ethics, dishonesty )

Wilde
- 1 hour ago - counterpunch.org
For more than seven decades, US policymakers and military strategists have bullied, intimidated and ultimately tried to isolate the self-professed Democratic People's Republic of Korea (a.k.a., North Korea)
   

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