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Tell Congress to Save SNAP
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: public assistance, poverty, food, petitions )

Freya
- 1 day ago - go.weareprogressives.org
House Republicans just proposed a bill that will push over a million Americans off of food assistance.
PETITION - Tell Congress: End Predatory Phone Rates for Families of Incarcerated People
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, ethics, government, usa, prison, congress, phone rates, families, incarcerated )

Lone
- 1 day ago - act.credoaction.com
Charging exploitative phone rates to incarcerated people and their families is wrong. But prisons get a percentage of companies' profits as a kickback, so they have no incentive to act.
California Independence Backers Can Collect Signatures
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, u.s., constitution )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - ksby.com
Advocates looking for California to secede from the United States are trying for a third time since President Donald Trump's election to get a statewide vote on the issue.
US-Led Endless War and Overseas Attacks Funded By Tax Payers' Money
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: defense, tax systems, wastes, greed, war, violence )

Freya
- 1 day ago - nationofchange.org
American tax payers send an "astronomical amount" of money to the IRS every year, and if Trump and Republican lawmakers get their way, even more money will be allocated to the U.S. military in the coming year.
Urge Your Senators to Oppose Kenneth Marcus for Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: tRump regime, sexism, women, girls, petitions )

Freya
- 16 hours ago - salsa4.salsalabs.com
Marcus has a history of supporting sex segregation in public schools and did not agree to fully support and protect Title IX and other civil rights laws during his hearing. This is unacceptable.
DACA Will Not Leave Trump Alone!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, lies, propaganda, elections )

Mitchell
- 15 hours ago - dailykos.com
A federal judge essentially tells Trump that he's full of it!
TAKE ACTION: Don'TletMcConnellcoverforTrump 'Slawlessness
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Robert Mueller, investigation, Donald Trump, congress )

Dogan
- 5 hours ago - petitions.moveon.org
ItâEUR(TM)s time to put country over party, and publicly call on Mitch McConnell to hold a fair up-or-down vote for the Special Counsel Independence and Integrity Act.
TAKE ACTION:Thousands of People Are Sitting in Jail in Philly on Petty Probation and Parole Violations. LetâEUR(TM)s Change That.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police Violence, usa, u.s., ethics, crime, unlawful detention, Police Brutality )

Dogan
- 8 hours ago - act.colorofchange.org
Jay-Z stopped on of his concerts to talk about the injustice Meek is experiencing, he then wrote a New York Times op-ed about this, Colin Kapernick has spoken out for Meek, and his case is even getting covered on daytime television shows...
TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress to Reject New Nuclear Weapons
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, Nuclear weapons, usa, u.s., troops, war )

Dogan
- 7 hours ago - secure.ucsusa.org
Congress is currently considering whether to build a new, more usable nuclear weapon. We can stop this. Write your member of Congress today and tell them no, the United States absolutely does not need a new nuclear weapon.
TAKE ACTION: Sign: Block Mike PompeoâEUR(TM)s Confirmation as Secretary of State.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Mike Pompeo, xenophobia, torture, humanright )

Dogan
- 6 hours ago - dailykos.com
Pompeo is a xenophobic, pro-torture, climate-denying war hawk. If the Senate confirms him, it will be disastrous for U.S. diplomacy and would undermine progress on multiple continents for years.
   

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