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Tell President Obama: Don’t bring back Bush era torture

Add your name to ask President Obama to m ake a clear statement at the upcoming Geneva meeting on the global Convention Against Torture that the United States does not condone torture, and that his administration will hold people accountable for committing torture. Sign the petition here .
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Petition: Change for Trayvon Martin: Stand Your Ground laws must be reviewed

Sign this change.org petition (created by Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton, parents of Trayvon Martin) calling on governors of the 21 states that have Stand Your Ground laws to review and amend the legislation. From the petition: "Here in Florida, we are pushing for an amendment to Florida's 'Stand Your...
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Sign the Pledge Calling for a Moratorium on Out-of-School Suspensions

Solutions Not Suspensions is a call for a moratorium on out-of-school suspensions and for schools to adopt more constructive disciplinary policies that benefit students, classrooms and communities.
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Sign on to USHRN Letter to Sec. Kerry for Past Due US CAT Report

The US Government's periodic report on how it's complying with the Convention Against Torture treaty is 18 months overdue. We are asking newly confirmed Secretary of State John Kerry to prioritize the submission to the UN Committee Against Torture.
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VAWA Re-Introduced: Take Action and Call Your Senators to Urge Re-Authorization

This week Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Senator Michael Crapo (R-ID) introduced S. 47 , a strong, bipartisan bill that would reauthorize the landmark Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)! Join...
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Sign the Petition “Say NO to NRA Proposal for More Armed Guards in Schools”

The Center for Community Alternatives joins youth, parents, Civil Rights, Education and Law Enforcement organizations to express our sympathy and concern over the tragic events in Newtown Connecticut and urging...
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