Weekly Justice Highlights
- Promoting Peace: Individuals are invited to urge U.S. Representatives to support the repeal of the 2001 Authorization for the Use of Military Force by calling 1.855.686.6927(NO Charges), compliments of the Friends Committee on National Legislation. (Act today or early Thursday)
- Challenging unjust corporate practices: Individuals are invited to sign a petition calling on governments to reject Investor-State Dispute Settlements in any current or future trade agreements by clicking here.
- Care of Earth: Urge the Environmental Protection Agency to regulate hydraulic fracturing and the chemicals used at this website.
- Care of Earth: Urge members of the U.S. Treasury Department to keep fossil fuels, destructive dams and other harmful energy projects out of the Green Climate Fund under the United Nations Climate Convention AND adopt an exclusion list to prevent financing dirty energy.
- Urge U.S. Representatives to cosponsor a bipartisan resolution that articulates a U.S. commitment to peace, stability and justice in South Sudan introduced by Chris Smith.
- U.S. citizens are invited to urge the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to keep the internet open and free (NET NEUTRALITY) for all individuals. Comcast, AT&T and other big telecom companies are looking to tier the internet based on speed with varying rates of those who would be able to pay. Send a message from this website.
- Urge U.S. Representatives to oppose Fast-Tracking a Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP Trade Agreement) with labor rights violator Vietnam.
- Individuals are invited to call U.S. Senators urging them to invest in rural America through fully funding the Conservation Stewardship Program, funding $6.3 million for the Rural Microentrepreneur Assistance Program and $2.5 million for the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Individual Development Accounts.
- Urge Environmental Protection Agency Administrator McCarthy to reject Dow and Syngenta’s recent applications to expand the use of two pesticides that could have deadly consequences for bees.