Category Archives: Take Action

Tell the Susquehanna River Basin Commission to Protect Our Water

From Earth Works (http://www.earthworksaction.org/): Urge the SRBC to revise their proposed rules on water and drilling at http://org.salsalabs.com/o/676/p/dia/action3/common/public/?action_KEY=16673. The Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC) is charged with protecting and managing water resources across Pennsylvania, New York, and Maryland. As shale … Continue reading

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Urge the President to Limit Censorship of Torture Report

From the National Religious Campaign Against Torture (http://www.nrcat.org): There’s no sugar-coating it – some key champions in the fight to end torture lost re-election this week.  It will be a different Congress when it reconvenes in 2015 and it will … Continue reading

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Urge EPA to Protect Farmworkers

From the Pesticide Action Network of North America (http://www.panna.org/): 20 years is a long time. Yep, that’s how long it’s been since EPA first created the only rules protecting the country’s 2 million farmworkers from on-the-job exposure to harmful pesticides. … Continue reading

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Call Now to Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline

From the National Wildlife Federation (http://www.nwf.org): Within the next few days, the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives are expected to vote on a reckless bill that would force approval of the Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline, jeopardizing crucial … Continue reading

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Urge the Environmental Protection Agency to Curb Methane Emissions

From Interfaith Power and Light (http://interfaithpowerandlight.org): The election results are in, and it’s a new political landscape. But that doesn’t mean our critical work on protecting our climate will halt or even slow down. In fact, it means we need … Continue reading

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Urgent: Stop the “Fast Track” Sneak Attack on Democracy

From the Citizens Trade Campaign (http://www.citizenstrade.org): We need your help your help derailing the new post-election push for “Fast Track” legislation that would enable corporate power grabs like the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) to be rushed through Congress, circumventing ordinary review, … Continue reading

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Support EPA’s Proposal to Restore Clean Water Act Protections for our Vital Water Resources

From PennFuture (http://www.pennfuture.org): For almost 30 years, the Clean Water Act provided broad protections for waters across the country, but two misguided Supreme Court decisions have created confusion about which waters are protected, leaving small streams and wetlands vulnerable to … Continue reading

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Support the Global Food Security Act and Small Scale Food Producers

From Action Aid (http://www.actionaidusa.org): In the next two weeks, one of the most important bills of the year will be put in front of Congress – and we need your help to get it passed! More than 800 million people … Continue reading

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Urge the President to Act to Help Immigrants

From the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights (http://www.civilrights.org): Take Action Now: Send a letter to President Obama urging him to take immediate action to help aspiring Americans who are suffering under our failed immigration system at http://www.civilrights.org/action_center/president-obama.html. In … Continue reading

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An Urgent Call to Extend the Children’s Health Insurance Program

From the United Church of Christ (http://www.ucc.org): Faith leaders and advocates are joining together to urge Congress to pass for a four-year extension to the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) during the Lame Duck session. This extension will stabilize the … Continue reading

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