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Everyone Deserves Clean Water. Support the WATER Act
Health & Wellness  (tags: water, resources, contamination, Michigan, petitions )

Freya
- 49 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Five years after it started, the Flint water crisis is far from over. More than 100,000 residents were exposed to toxic levels of lead in their drinking water, and thousands of families whose children were affected are still suffering the aftermath.
Real Home Inspections for Flint!
Health & Wellness  (tags: water, pollution, contaminants, resources, Michigan, petitions )

Freya
- 220 days ago - campaigns.organizefor.org
Flint is being poisoned with lead and community members are still being disparaged and dismissed by the state of Michigan.
Demand Clean Water In Detroit Schools
Health & Wellness  (tags: water, resources, children, education, pollutants, contaminants, Michigan, petitions )

Freya
- 253 days ago - act.colorofchange.org
Like in Flint, Black children in Detroit must deal with threats like elevated lead and copper as a result of systemic racism ensuring that they would be exposed to the worst our nation and Detroit has to offer due to their crumbling infrastructure..
Flint Crisis, Four Years on: What Little Trust Is Left Continues to Wash Away
Health & Wellness  (tags: resources, water, humanitarian crises, Michigan, pollution, contamination )

Freya
- 383 days ago - msn.com
LeeAnne Walters was one of the activists who brought Flint's brown, lead-laden water to the world's attention, thrusting plastic bottles of dingy liquid into camera lenses and the national consciousness.
Thank Governor Snyder for Vetoing Anti-Choice License Plate
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproductive rights, Michigan, petitions )

Freya
- 686 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
On Friday, June 30, Governor Rick Snyder vetoed legislation that would have required Michigan to create and sell a license plate to raise money for anti-choice organizations.
Body Feels Like It Is On Fire   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: body of fire, Adam Murphy, Jordan Chariton, Flint, Michigan, TYT )

Sheryl
- 779 days ago - youtube.com
TYT Politics Reporter Jordan Chariton hosted a town hall in Flint, Michigan, where he gave the residents a chance to tell their stories.
While Flint Children Are Poisoned By Lead Big Pharma Increases Only Treatment By 2,700 Percent
Health & Wellness  (tags: Flint, Michigan, treatment, Calcium EDTA, Valeant, lead poisoning, price gouging, 2, 700 percent increase )

Sheryl
- 945 days ago - commondreams.org
This is a drug that has long been a standard of care for treatment of lead poisoning and until recently it was widely accessible at an affordable price. This now limits availability of the drug to children with life threatening lead poisoning.
Flint Mayor Ordered Staffer to Divert Charitable Donations to Her Campaign Fund Lawsuit Claims
Health & Wellness  (tags: Flint, Michigan, Mayor Karen Weaver, Karenabout Flint, lead poisoning, donations )

Sheryl
- 1104 days ago - motherjones.com
The Mayor instructed Murray and a volunteer to direct donations from Safe Water Safe Homes, a fund created to repair antiquated plumbing in Flint homes, to a campaign account called Karenabout Flint. Are there no officials in Flint that give a care?
Governments Newest Trade Deal Is PPP Poison the Population for Profit
Health & Wellness  (tags: PPP, Flint, Michigan, Detroit News, water contamination, snowballing, many cities, Poison Population for Profit )

Sheryl
- 1191 days ago - occupy.com
What began in Flint, however, did not stay in Flint. The Detroit News revealed that, in fact, many Michigan cities have a similar if not worse water contamination crisis on their hands.
There Is Another Crime Happening in Flint On Top of the Poisoning The Victims Can Not Sue
Health & Wellness  (tags: Flint, Michigan, sue, poisoned water, toxic water, doctrine of sovereign immunity, United States )

Sheryl
- 1200 days ago - thefreethoughtproject.com
In any other instance in which an individual or group of individuals is harmed those individuals could seek damages. Thanks to what is called the doctrine of sovereign immunity in the United States the govt cannot sued unless it waives it immunity.
While Residents of Flint Were Told To Drink the Water Michigan Officials Shipped Clean Water To Their Own Workers
Health & Wellness  (tags: Flint, Michigan, toxic water, lead, contamination, Gov Snyder )

Sheryl
- 1206 days ago - motherjones.com
According to newly discovered emails Michigan officials were trucking clean water to a state building in Flint in January 2015 long before they acknowledged to residents that the city had a contamination problem.
Flint Residents Told That Their Children Could Be Taken Away If They Do Not Pay For Citys Poison Water
Health & Wellness  (tags: Flint, Michigan, water, poison water, pay bill, lose children, house foreclosure )

Sheryl
- 1209 days ago - inquisitr.com
Flint continues to charge people for the poison water then threatening 2 foreclose their home or take their children if they refuse 2 pay. Michigan law states that parents are neglectful if they do not have running water in their home even if it is poison
President Obama Please Come To Flint Michigan - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: Flint, Michigan, President Obama, Gov. Snyder, toxic water, Flint River, poisoned residents, lead, Legionnaire's Disease, deaths )

Sheryl
- 1217 days ago - michaelmoore.com
To cut costs Republican Gov Snyder and his Administration took over the city of Flint from its duly elected leaders unhooked the city from its fresh water supply of Lake Huron and then made the people drink the toxic water from the Flint River.
Following Flint Tragedy Republican Congress Votes to Block Clean Water Bill
Health & Wellness  (tags: Flint, Michigan, Legionnaires disease, lead in water, Republicans, Clean Water Bill, tragic )

Sheryl
- 1220 days ago - usuncut.com
Flint recently had an outbreak of Legionnaires disease which killed 10 and sickened 87. This came on top of the revelations that the water has been poisoned with lead and that some state officials ignored evidence for months.
How Flint Michigan Saved Money and Poisoned Its Children
Health & Wellness  (tags: Flint, Michigan, water, Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, Water You Fighting For, Hard to Swallow, Virginia Tech, Mayor Karen W. Weaver, unelected emergency manager, poisoned water, Curt Guyette, ACLU, Melissa Mays, saving money, Democracy Now )

Sheryl
- 1249 days ago - democracynow.org
I, Mayor Karen W. Weaver, declare a state of emergency in the city of Flint, effective December 14th, 2015. Egregious actions caused by Governor with appointed non elected city manager. Putting profits over people in the worst possible way. A must see.
 

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