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Shut down the Trump administration's concentration camps

No matter the year, who is President, or what we call these places, we must end the practice of putting human beings in concentration camps. Thousands of people—including children—are suffering from illnesses and disease, living off slimy and rotting deli meat, and being separated from their families with no promise of reunification or future assistance. Politicians want to hide the severity of this debasement, dehumanization, and death behind media-friendly talking points but we must call out this exploitation of human beings for what it is. ProPublica reported on a private Facebook group for border agents where agents are discussing their...

Get Congress and the Senate to Make Medicare RX Copay's Low Cost

In 2019, my Medicare copay for my 2 insulin's, BP meds and other life-saving prescriptions went from $8 to $450...and no one---and I DO mean no one--from social workers to congressmen and women to senators...listened to my pleas, let alone cared. I get only 750.00 per month SSD--after student loan garnishment. I get 3 weeks worth of food stamps, and pay all my own bills and rent and misc. items that we all must buy each month. ..I had a right-sided stroke in 2016, have diabetes, partial blindness, arthritis, a sprained ankle and since being off insulin's for 8 months...am...

Visa: Help stop the next mass shooting

In the last decade, more than half of the deadliest shootings were financed with credit cards. Credit card companies like Visa have the power to stop mass shootings before they start. One simple change -- reporting excessive, erratic gun and ammo purchases to law enforcement -- could save hundreds of lives. Tell Visa: Do your part to end the bloodshed. Report red flag purchases linked to mass shootings.

Brian Mast: Face your constituents!

Brian Mast has not held a town hall in 2 years. The people of FL-18 deserve to know where our representative stands on issues other than toxic algae and the Indian River Lagoon. How about health care, immigration, and climate change? These are issues that affect us as well. Come on, Brian! We're all walking and chewing gum at the same time; so can you!

NO NEW DETENTION CENTERS IN VIRGINIA!

The Trump Administration is actively scouting for places in Virginia to build detention centers to warehouse unaccompanied migrant children. THIS CAN NOT HAPPEN! Please ask your representative to tell Health and Human Services this is unacceptable!

Tell Bitmitigate to drop 8chan as a client

8chan, the most dangerous hate site in the world, cannot operate without the protection of cyber security services provided by Bitmitigate. Sign this petition to demand that Bitmitigate, and its parent company Epik, drop 8chan as a client and stop protecting this violent and lawless hate site linked to 7 mass shootings since 2017.

DO NOT ALLOW SEAN SPICER TO DANCE ON DANCING WITH THE STARS !!

THIS IS INSANE !!! The thought of audiences clapping for this man are reprehensible. Urge ABC TV to cancel Sean Spicer competing on Dancing with the Stars !! This man admittingly, REPEATEDLY LIED TO THE AMERICAN PEOPLE & THE WORLD about critical United States affairs. Americans do not want to watch Sean Spicer on Dancing With The Stars !!! We checked. PERIOD

Tell the "Failed Trade Commission": Stop deceptive advertising for the Equifax settlement

We demand the Federal Trade Commission and its Office of Inspector General launch an immediate investigation into the Federal Trade Commission's false and deceptive advertising surrounding its settlement with Equifax. The FTC has authority under Section 5 of the FTC Act to police unfair and deceptive practices such as this. In addition to a full investigation, we demand the FTC issue an immediate cease and desist to itself and prohibit itself from making future deceptive statements.

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VICTORY: Gov. Brown Signs Dark Money Disclosure Bill into Law

In the wake of the large sums of out-of-state anonymous donations that flooded into California during the 2012 election, the Legislature took up SB27, which would require political nonprofits to identify their donors in California elections. So Trent Lange of the California Clean Money Campaign, along with allies including California Common Cause, Credo Action, Courage Campaign, MoveOn.org, and others, launched a campaign to get the bill passed. (Read More)

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VICTORY: Hawaii Increases the Minimum Wage!

When the Hawaii Legislature took up an important bill to raise the minimum wage, Drew Astolfi of the organization Faith Action for Community Equity, along with allies and the Hawaii MoveOn Council, launched a campaign to raise wages for workers in the state. (Read More)

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VICTORY: New York Times Works to Inform Readers on Budget

The New York Times' tendency to report on budget numbers without contextualizing them was a problem - especially in light of the recent federal budget crisis. MoveOn member (and former staffer) Daniel Mintz and Robert Naiman of Just Foreign Policy started MoveOn Petitions to Times Public Editor Margaret Sullivan, asking her to institute a policy of always reporting budget numbers with percentages or comparisons. (Read More)

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VICTORY: Governor Corbett Releases Education Dollars To Philadelphia Schools

In October 2013, a student at one Philadelphia school suffered from an asthma attack that led to her death. If there had been a school nurse on campus that day, she might still be alive. This tragedy motivated Philadelphia parent Jesse Bacon to start a MoveOn Petition to Governor Tom Corbett, asking him to stop withholding $45 million of funding from Philadelphia schools. (Read More)

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VICTORY: Tribune Papers Spared From Koch Empire

When the Tribune Company went up for sale, it was widely reported that the Koch brothers were interested in acquiring its newspapers - including the Los Angeles Times and the Chicago Tribune. The billionaire Kochs and their tea party politics presented a clear threat to independent journalism, so several organizations, including Forecast the Facts, Courage Campaign, and Working Families started MoveOn Petitions asking Tribune Company CEO Peter Liguori not to sell to the Koch brothers. (Read More)