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Open Thread - 1/20/2019
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

- 12 hours ago -
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. This is my only article today.
Speak Out Against S. 109
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproductive rights, Senate, bills, petitions )

- 1 day ago -
S. 109 would withhold federal insurance coverage of abortion, putting it out of reach for many. Denying Medicaid coverage of abortion forces one in four poor women seeking abortion to carry an unwanted pregnancy to term.
Support Those Affected By the Government Shutdown
Green Lifestyle  (tags: charity, altruism, giving, furloughed government employees, donations )

- 1 day ago -
United Way NCA is uniquely positioned in the community to convene resources and partners to help join us in the fight to solve the most pressing issues in our community.
Pledge to Co-Create a Future Without Human Trafficking ! ! !
World  (tags: humans, trafficking, future, responsible purchasing decisions )

- 26 days ago -
Add your name to pledge to co-create a future without human trafficking, through responsible purchasing decisions.
Donald Trump Needs to Let America Get Back to Work!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government shutdowns, employees, workers, petitions )

- 13 days ago -
Thanks to tRump's refusal to sign a budget appropriations bill that doesn't include his border wall project, he federal government has been plunged into a partial shutdown that will affect furloughed government workers and "essential personnel."
Tell Your Senators to Reject Anti-Choice Bill
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproductive rights, bills, laws, petitions )

- 1 day ago -
A group of senators is rushing through a punitive bill to make the Hyde Amendment permanent. Since 1976, the Hyde Amendment has blocked federal Medicaid funding for abortion services.
Trump's Deputy Press Secretary Just Resigned From the White House
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: tRump regime, press, media, journalism, news, resignations )

- 2 days ago -
The Trump administration was rocked by yet another departure of a high-level official today as White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary and Deputy Assistant to the President Raj Shah announced he has left his position.
PETITION - Health Canada: Glyphosate Isn't Safe Just Because Monsanto Says So
Health & Wellness  (tags: canada, health canada, monsanto, Glyphosate, toxic pesticides, foods, kids food, cheerios, children, diet, health, humans, research, study )

- 2 days ago -
And studies were used by Health Canada, to justify this toxic pesticide being used on our fields and foods. This is even more concerning now that glyphosate traces have been found in common kids foods like Cheerios and KD.
PETITION - City of Los Angeles, We Deserve Better Climate Action!
Environment  (tags: city of los angeles, Climate Action, better, climate emergency, national, global, world, environment, humans, protection )

- 1 day ago -
We propose the City of Los Angeles declare a state of climate emergency and state that bold and unprecedented climate action is needed on the local, state, national, and global scale.
Stop Prosecuting Abortion
Health & Wellness  (tags: reproductive rights, women, laws, bans, persecution, injustice, videos )

- 23 hours ago -
The logical consequence of abortion bans is sending people to jail. The anti-choice movement has been working for decades to overturn Roe v. Wade and make abortion illegal.
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