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Terence Crutcher died for being Black. Indict Officer Betty Shelby.

Indict Officer Betty Shelby for killing Terence Crutcher, an unarmed father of four, who posed no threat to her. The people of Tulsa are counting on you to do the right thing and hold Tulsa police accountable. You must indict and fully investigate Officer Shelby for her role in the killing. Police are not above the law, and when someone kills someone, today's law states that they should be arrested—not at home on paid administrative leave.

No Giant Bonuses for Scamming Wells Fargo Customers

Wells Fargo created more than 2 million fake deposit and credit-card accounts, and then charged unknowing customers for them. Yet, the Wells Fargo executive who oversaw this misconduct isn’t being fired, they’re retiring--and walking away with almost $125 million in total compensation.

Protect The Delivery of Mail In The USA

The US Postal Service is guaranteed in the Constitution of the United States in Article 1, Clause 8, Section 7. We challenge The President of the United States of America and the full body of Congress to protect and enhance the delivery of the mail. 1. We support six-day delivery of mail and demand it continues. 2. We support and demand mail be delivered in hours of daylight whenever possible. 3. We support hiring more city and rural carriers so all routes can be covered by a regular mail-person or their relief carrier on a daily basis. With reasonable accommodations...

Tell President Obama: Pardon Edward Snowden!

Petition to President Obama: "I urge you to use your presidential authority to pardon Edward Snowden, an American whistleblower who acted on the conviction that the public had a right and need to know about a global mass surveillance system that exceeded the limits of the Constitution."

Stop the violence against the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

By turning their dogs loose on protestors, the security guards hired by Dakota Access, LLC acted in a reckless and inhumane manner. The guards had no uniforms, drove vehicles with out-of-state plates, and appeared to have little or no training. It's unclear whether or not they're even licensed to operate in the state. The North Dakota Private Investigation and Security Board must investigate the actions of the private security guards hired by Dakota Access and ensure they are properly trained and licensed to operate in North Dakota.

TAKE ACTION: Restore wild salmon - remove the lower Snake River dams!

It's past time to remove the four outdated, salmon-killing dams on the lower Snake River. This is an alternative you must consider fully and fairly in the court-ordered environmental impact statement you are preparing for managing the Columbia and Snake River dams. You must base your analysis of this alternative on the best available science about salmon and other species that depend on them, including endangered killer whales. The analysis must also fully account for the market and non-market economic costs and benefits of dam removal, including the benefits of a restored river and the money tax- and rate-payers will...

PERMANENTLY PROTECT THE GRAND CANYON!

I am writing today to urge you to protect the Grand Canyon as the Greater Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument. The proposed monument is a magnificent landscape held dear by Native American tribes, Arizonans, and all Americans. In 2012, your administration took the historic step to withdraw much of this region from uranium mining for 20 years. I support that action, and now I am urging you to take the next step.

Justice for Lennon Lacy

Promote social justice by increasing awareness of inequality and racism in North Carolina. Lennon Lacy was a victim of racism and deserves to have justice.

It is time for police reform nationwide!

Families across America urge the U.S. federal government to set a higher standard of policing by strengthening accountability mechanisms and securing critical reforms to end police brutality, biased racial profiling, and militarized policing targeting youth and communities of color across our nation.

Gov. Brown: Protect in-person visitation in jails

We urge you to sign Senate Bill 1157 (Mitchell)- Strengthening Family Connections: In-Person Visitation. This bill ensures that people in jail and their families will have access to in-person visitation. Research has shown that in-person visits strengthen family connections and reduce recidivism, increase the chances of securing employment post-release, and facilitate successful reentry.

President Obama: Protect the Grand Canyon from toxic mining

I urge you to protect the Grand Canyon from nearby uranium mining by designating the Greater Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument. Doing so will permanently protect this sacred place for generations to come and set a precedent for protecting other special places across the country from reckless threats.

Hawai'i: Mandate Prop Guards

With so many deaths and critical injuries from boat propellers, it is far past time to mandate this inexpensive ($130-$170 each) safety measure to protect both swimmers and marine mammals from injury. Claims of reduced fuel mileage do not seem to be born out with data and, in fact, manufacturers of prop guards claim BETTER fuel mileage.

Re-designate Nepal for the Temporary Protected Status (TPS)

With Nepal designated for TPS last year, thousands of Nepali nationals in the U.S. have been able to breathe a sigh of relief and support their families back home. We urge you to re-designate Nepal for TPS so that the Nepali community in the U.S. can continue support the rebuilding efforts in Nepal.

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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)