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Pass Universal Background Checks for Gun Sales
This year, 3,044 students aren't going to graduate because they were killed by a gun. That's 3,044 kids who won't be walking across a stage to receive a diploma. 3,044 kids who won't go on to become doctors, teachers, lawyers, or artists. 3,044 kids who never got to pursue their dreams. They are The Lost Class.
Afghan & Iraqi Translators Saved American Lives. Tell Congress to Recognize them as Heroes
Afghan interpreter Janis Shinwari saved 5 U.S. soldier's lives while serving as an interpreter for 8 years.
In Iraq and Afghanistan, translators serve alongside the US military and are essential to keeping us safe and helping us do our mission. And they do so at the risk of being targeted by the Taliban, including their families.
Petition for Afghan Families to claim Political/Refugee Asylum in the U.S.
We call upon the Biden Administration to re-open the U.S. Embassy in Kabul and provide sanctuary for those fleeing the Taliban. In doing so, this would allow families to seek asylum (Refugee/Political). We the people urge you to speedily implement a real-life plan for those greatly affected by the despicable fashion the United States of America with drawled from Afghanistan.
Help Save Starving Manatees
Florida manatees are dying at a record pace. More than 1,100 manatees died in 2021, and sadly hundreds more have died already in 2022. These animals are starving to death due to loss of seagrass, and swimming through some of the worst pollution they've ever known.
Stop Texas representatives from removing minority history from the K-12 curriculum
On July 9th, Bryan Hughes, a Republican member of the Texas State Senate, introduced bill 87(1) SB 3 for committee consideration in the state legislature. The bill effectively seeks to erase marginalized histories from "the social studies curriculum for each grade level from kindergarten through grade 12." On July 16, the bill was passed in the Senate.
Justice for Daunte Wright
20 year old man Daunte Wright was murdered by Minneapolis-area police. He was pulled over for having an air freshener obstructing the view of his rear view mirror. The officers refused to tell him why he got pulled over, so he got back in his car to drive away, and they shot him. The car traveled several blocks before crashing into another vehicle.
Justice for Breonna Taylor
Breonna Taylor was an award-winning EMT and model citizen. She loved her family and community, working at two hospitals as an essential worker during the pandemic. Over six months ago, a division of the Louisville Police Department performed an illegal, unannounced drug raid on her home, executing a discriminatory, botched no-knock warrant. Not a single officer announced themselves before ramming down her door and firing 22 shots, shooting Breonna 6 times, killing her, according to her lawyer, boyfriend, neighbors, and relatives.
Demand Justice for Casey Christian Goodson Jr
On Friday, December 4th, 23 year-old Casey Christian Goodson Jr, was shot three times in the back and murdered by Franklin County Sheriff's Deputy Jason Meade. The US Marshals were in Estate Place in Northeast Columbus finishing up work for the Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Task Force (SOFAST)
Stop the sale of guns at Walmart stores
In light of these recent tragedies -- a mere snapshot of the gun violence epidemic plaguing the United States -- and in response to Corporate’s inaction, we as employees are organizing several days of action, to protest Walmart’s profit from the sale of firearms and ammunition.