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Don't Let Trump Weaponize Space
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: tRump regime, military, defense, war, violence, petitions )

Freya
- 149 days ago - forcechange.com
President Trump is at it again with his unpredictable impulses. He now proposes the formation of a sixth branch of the military, the Space Force. What sounds like a farce could actually set a dangerous precedent for the use of space for warfare.
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
- 208 days 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.
Another Petition Against a Blank Check for War
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, military spending, wastes of taxpayer money, violence, killing, petitions )

Freya
- 209 days ago - act.winwithoutwar.org
The proposed Corker-Kaine Authorization for the Use of Military Force is dangerous. This would give the president unlimited war-making authority and violate the Constitution by abdicating Congress' core responsibility over matters of war and peace.
Don't Confirm Pompeo as Secretary of State
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: tRump cabinet, nominees, foreign relations, violence, petitions )

Freya
- 235 days ago - codepink.org
Pompeo is an advocate for military intervention and wants to destroy the Iran nuclear deal. The combination of Pompeo as Secretary of State and Bolton as National Security Advisor is a recipe for disaster and turns a vote for Pompeo into a vote for war.
Tell Congress: Stop Taking the NRA's Money
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: lobbying, lobbyists, guns, violence, firearms )

Freya
- 258 days ago - act.credoaction.com
In the last 20 years the NRA has donated more than $4.1 million to current members of Congress. It spent at least $55 million in the 2016 election cycle to advance not only its "guns everywhere" agenda, but right-wing Republican extremism more broadly.
Stop Streaming NRATV's Dangerous Rhetoric
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: video streaming, firearms, guns, violence, weapons, lobbying, petitions )

Freya
- 259 days ago - actions.sumofus.org
With 5 million members and a multi-million dollar lobbying empire, the NRA is holding the debate over gun legislation hostage. But a lesser-known arm of the group, NRATV, has become the online voice of the organization.
Trump Said He Would Charge a Gunman. Here's What He's Actually Done in the Face of Danger.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump regime, bullshit, lies, violence )

Freya
- 265 days ago - msn.com
President Trump's assertion that he would have run toward the Parkland, FL gunman had he been near the school would have been a bold claim for just about anybody to make.
Demand Trump & Congress Act to Prevent Gun Violence NOW!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: firearms, guns, violence, bloodbaths, massacres, petitions )

Freya
- 265 days ago - odaction.com
Thoughts and prayers are NOT enough! We have watched in tragedy after tragedy as Republicans in Congress and the White House have blocked common sense gun reform that could save live, arguing "this is not the time for that discussion."
Right Wing Pundits Attack Student Survivors of Mass Shooting, and Donald Trump Jr Approves
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: guns, violence, hypocrisy, mass shootings, GOP, Trump regime )

Freya
- 269 days ago - dailykos.com
Because if there's anything Republicans have always said, it's that they hate children and law enforcement - something that police organizations should note this fall.
Tell Congress: Reject Money From the NRA and Gun Industry PACs ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gun industry, children, protection, violence, NRA )

Cher
- 269 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
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.
Has the NRA Finally Met Its Match?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: firearms, gun policy, activism, protests, violence )

Freya
- 269 days ago - thenation.com
After Parkland, a generation is rising up, giving hope for a bold new gun-control movement.
Tell Republicans in Congress: Thoughts and Prayers Are Not Enough
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOP, violence, firearms, hypocrisy, petitions )

Freya
- 270 days 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.
Prominent Republican Donor Issues Ultimatum on Assault Weapons
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOP, guns, violence )

Freya
- 273 days ago - msn.com
A prominent political donor demanded that the GOP pass legislation to restrict access to guns, and vowed not to contribute to any candidates or electioneering groups that did not support a ban on the sale of military-style firearms to civilians.
Senator Isakson: Give Back Your NRA Funding!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: guns, violence, slaughters, mass killings, bloodbaths, firearms, petitions )

Freya
- 277 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
Johnny Isakson was elected to represent Georgia in the US Senate, but he has taken $125,859 from the NRA. How is that influencing his actions in response to gun violence in this country?
 

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