Thursday, August 17, 2006

Every little bit: This weeks Action Items....

...It may not seem like much, but every little bit helps, right? I sign hundreds of petitions a week, online, because at least I'm adding my name to causes I believe in. What happens next, well, who knows. But why not? So, here are a number of petitions that I've recieved via email, that you can very simply go online and sign, if you agree:

Privacy and Freedom:
· Dick Cheney and Senator Arlen Specter (R-PA) have agreed that the government should be able to access Americans' conversations and emails without getting an individualized warrant.
· Under the guise of responding to the NSA spying scandal, the Bush administration and its allies in Congress are actually pushing for new ways to invade your privacy, with unprecedented and dangerous spying legislation crafted under Dick Cheney’s supervision. Petition 1, 2, and 3.

Media Consolidation:
· The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has begun rewriting long-standing rules meant to keep a single company from buying up too many television stations, radio stations and newspapers in individual markets and they are asking for the public’s comments on these possible changes. Petition

Global Warming:
· Tell the government it’s a priority
· Ask Bush to see An Inconvenient Truth:

The Environment:
· Boycott Exxon until they stop driving the effort to drill in the Arctic Refuge! Petition
· The US has a serious nuclear waste problem, and like the rest of the world, we have found no solution. Nonetheless, the White House is proposing a giant program to import and reprocess foreign spent fuel. This will increase the amount of highly radioactive waste the US would have to permanently store Petition

Stem Cell Research:
· If you support it: Petition

Employee Rights:
· Unions, Employee Free Choice Act
· Library workers union

Animal Rights
· Canadian Seal Hunt – Boycott Canadian Seafood
· Support the anti-horse slaughter act
· Tuna that is low in mercury and dolphin safe: higher fishing standards
· Condemn China’s dog slaughter
· Overfishing regulation
· Stop the Idaho Wolf Massacre
· Protect wildlife in the preserves we made for them:

Gay Rights
· Idiotic anti-gay website of the year
· Call for an end to ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’
· Oppose the Federal Marriage Amendment

Abortion and the Morning after pill
· legalize the morning after pill
· Tell the FDA, make the pill available:
· Support Real Sex Education:
· Oppose fake Abortion clinics

Human Rights
· Native American’s denied tax breaks for renewable energy
· Don’t criminalize refugees

· Demand cars made safer for kids (who care’s about Natural Selection anyways?)

Survey: Defcon (defend the constitution) real American values survey


At 7:51 AM, Blogger Malach the Merciless said...

It is kind of interesting that Sherman is just a subsite of, and pretty extreme christian right organization.


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