PETITIONS WE ALL SHOULD BE SIGNING:
The newly introduced “Raise the Wage Act of 2019” would raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2024, index the minimum wage to the national median wage, and phase out the “tipped minimum wage” of $2.13 for tipped workers.
RootsAction.org is one of the two organizations that launched the Impeach Donald Trump Now petition on Inauguration Day; that petition has gathered 1.2 million signers. Now, the RootsAction Impeachment Campaign is bringing pressure directly to Congress members. Please visit our Impeach Trump Campaign to send an email to your representative and to learn more about the grounds for impeaching President Trump.
Almost one quarter of the people locked up in the United States -- which leads the world in locking people up -- have not been convicted of any crime.
Every election season, thousands of volunteers toil endless hours on a task that need not exist at all: registering voters. And voters are denied the right to vote when told they are not registered.
A dramatic increase in Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids has provoked a wave of fear through immigrant communities.
The F-35 is a weapon of offensive war, serving no defensive purpose. It is planned to cost the U.S. $1.4 trillion over 50 years.
Meticulous researchers have documented that U.S. drones are killing many innocent civilians in Pakistan, Yemen and elsewhere. Drones are making the world less stable and creating new enemies. We're going to ban weaponized drones from the world.