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Add Your Name in Support of End-of-Life Options
Health & Wellness  (tags: end-of-life, civil rights, human rights, health care options, petitions )

Freya
- 45 days ago - compassionandchoices.org
If we're going to pass medical aid-in-dying legislation in four states - New Mexico, New Jersey, New York and Nevada - we need your voice.
Every U.S. State Needs a Law Against FGM
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, girls, mutilation, suffering, sexism, human rights, petitions )

Freya
- 76 days ago - equalitynow.org
Female Genital Mutilation is a human rights violation, constituting torture and an extreme form of discrimination against women and girls.
Ban Conversion Therapy
Health & Wellness  (tags: psychology, LGBTQ, human rights, cruelty, petitions )

Freya
- 131 days ago - go.fightforequality.org
Do you think that "Conversion Therapy" should be ILLEGAL? Of course!
Australia: It's Time to Outlaw LGBTQ Conversion Therapy
Health & Wellness  (tags: non-binary sexual orientation, Australia, lies, human rights, petitions )

Freya
- 158 days ago - action.amnesty.org.au
LGBTQ people in Australia are being targeted by fake 'counsellors' and organizations with the promise of being 'fixed' or 'healed' through conversion therapy and other sexual orientation change efforts.
Everyone Should Have A Right To Food
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, nourishment, human rights, nutrition, petitions )

Freya
- 303 days ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
The United States is one of few nations left in the world that has made no recognition to the right to food. Feeding America estimates that there are approximately 49 million Americans living in food insecure households.
Palestinian Prisoners Rights Advocate Speaks on His Torture and Abuse By PA Security
Health & Wellness  (tags: news, media, middle-east, Palestinian prisoners’ rights, torture, Laith Abu Zeyad, Amnesty International, Palestinian youth, administrative detention, occupation crimes, human rights, PA security, news, palestine, world, violence, usa, europe, children )

Fly
- 312 days ago - samidoun.net
Laith Abu Zeyad, a longtime Palestinian prisoners rights advocate and a staff member with Amnesty International in occupied Palestine, was one of over 40 Palestinians mostly youth seized on Wednesday
The People Behind Gazas Statistics
Health & Wellness  (tags: congress, Palestinian right of return, end all U.S. AID TO ISRAEL, occupation crimes against Palestinians, Gaza Strip, israeli impunity, human rights, american taxes, Palestinians in Gaza, abuse, lies, media, news, usa, war, u.s., government, media )

Fly
- 363 days ago - electronicintifada.net
On 30 March, Jihad went, along with thousands of Palestinians in Gaza, to protest for the Palestinian right of return near the boundary with Israel. He never made it back
Protecting Statutory Conscience Rights in Health Care; Delegations of Authority
Health & Wellness  (tags: doctors, patients, LGBTQ rights, treatments, civil rights, human rights )

Freya
- 408 days ago - federalregister.gov
Please comment before 27 March and say that patients' needs outweigh doctors' religious beliefs.
A Patient's Health Should Always Come First
Health & Wellness  (tags: transsexuals, transgender, non-binary, sexual identity, health care, religion, civil rights, human rights, petitions )

Freya
- 412 days ago - secure.everyaction.com
Freedom of religion is one of our nation's fundamental values. That's why it's protected by the First Amendment to the Constitution. Religious freedom doesn't give anyone the right to use religion as an excuse to discriminate against others.
Trump's Anti-Choice Health and Human Services Appointee Escorted From Building
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproductive rights, Trump regime, appointees, resignations, civil rights, human rights, birth control )

Freya
- 466 days ago - alternet.org
Teresa Manning, the anti-choice activist President Donald Trump appointed to handle Title X federal family planning program, was reportedly escorted from the building this afternoon.
Commentary: Laws Against Abortion Are Harmful to Utah Women
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproductive rights, regulations, human rights )

Freya
- 476 days ago - sltrib.com
There are more than a few ways to make someone flinch, especially in Utah. Bringing up abortion really does the trick.
Petition - Trump Is Trying to Gut Access to Birth Control
Health & Wellness  (tags: Birth Control, Affordable Care Act, planned parenthood, health care, accessibility, discrimination, benefits, Human Rights, abortion rights, right to choose, risks, safety, treatment, politics )


- 552 days ago - act.credoaction.com
The misogynist in chief has struck again. Donald Trump's Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) just gutted the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) birth control benefit.
Oppose HR 620, Which Guts the Americans With Disabilities Act
Health & Wellness  (tags: civil rights, human rights, disabilities, bills, Congress, petitions )

Freya
- 584 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
A harmful new bill in the House of Representatives, the so-called ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017 (H.R. 620), is gaining steam. It will be debated in the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday morning and may go to House floor for a vote soon.
A Living Wage - A Human Right for All
Health & Wellness  (tags: minimum wage, living wage, human rights, poverty, lack of time )

Sheryl
- 702 days ago - commondreams.org
Poverty is such a challenge; a citizen working two or three jobs just to put food on the table does not have much time or energy left over for civic engagement and the exercise of the franchise. The problem is not sloth, or lack of diligence.
How to Call Your Reps When You Have Social Anxiety
Health & Wellness  (tags: phone, social anxiety, human rights, dangerous policies, advocate, representatives )

Sheryl
- 819 days ago - echothroughthefog.cordeliadillon.com
Theres a LOT going on in the U.S. right now. Many peoples rights and safety are at risk. You probably heard that one of the most effective ways to advocate for issues you care about or stand up against dangerous policies and appointments is to call reps
 

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