Sign Petitions

Items on the Sign Petitions section may or may not be supported by the California Democratic Party or the Auburn Area Democratic Club.  These Sign Petition items are for the convenience of our site visitors interested in current progressive issues.

28th Amendment – Overturn Citizens United

Last fall, voters in California passed Prop 59, a voter instruction calling on Congress to pass the 28th Amendment to overturn Citizens United and get big money out of our elections. It worked. On Thursday, Congressman Adam Schiff of California introduced a House Resolution in Congress proposing a 28th Amendment to the Constitution citing Prop 59. …

College should be FREE

In a breakthrough development, President Obama took a game-changing first step toward debt-free college with the free community college plan. Almost immediately, Republicans went on the attack. If Democrats are going to win in 2016, they need to propose bold solutions to the economic problems facing most Americans. That’s why Democracy for America is teaming up …

Consumer Financial Protection – new rule

For years, big banks have gotten away with stealing your right to sue if they wrong you. They do it through the fine print that is written into millions of credit card and banking agreements. It says that if you believe your bank, credit card company or other financial institution has ripped you off or …

Investigate EXXON’s climate fraud

CREDO action: Tell California Attorney General Xavier Becerra: Investigate Exxon This petition will be delivered to California Attorney General Xavier Becerra: Join the investigation into Exxon’s possible climate fraud. Sign the petition ► Exxon Mobil’s own scientists told executives about the company’s role in causing climate change as far back as the 1970s. Instead of …

Investigate Trump’s Corruption

Tell House Government Oversight Chair: Do your job. Investigate Trump’s corruption Petition to House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chair Rep. Jason Chaffetz: “Do your job. Investigate Trump’s ever-widening web of corruption, from personally profiting off of the presidency to his refusal to release his tax returns.” Add your name: Sign the petition ► Progressive …

Keep Squaw True

You may have heard: a new gondola is being planned between Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows that directly crosses Granite Chief Wilderness Area. Due to land ownership issues the developer is pushing ahead despite the impacts on the wilderness, wildlife, and the back country character of the landscape. Here’s what Sierra Watch has to say …

Limit Tax Payer Money spent on the Trumps

Sign the MoveOn.org petition to pass a law to limit the amount of tax payer money that can be spent on the Trumps personal expenses.

Medicare for All

It’s official: Trumpcare is dead — at least for now. Tens of millions of Americans are breathing easier today knowing that they won’t immediately lose their access to health care coverage. This is an important victory for Democrats, and for all of the incredible DFA members who worked so hard to kill this awful bill. …

PROTECT the Endangered Species Act

Stop the attack on the Endangered Species Act Sign the petition ► The United States is a worldwide model of stopping human-caused extinction, largely due to the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The ESA passed Congress with overwhelming and bipartisan support, and President Richard Nixon signed it into law in December 1973. Yet, despite its success, …

Replace NAFTA

Replace NAFTA: No more pro-corporate trade deals Petition to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer: “Do not use the pro-corporate Trans-Pacific Partnership as a starting point in your efforts to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement. In an open and transparent negotiating process, eliminate the investor-state dispute settlement system that surrenders sovereignty to corporate power, …

SAVE Net Neutrality

Yesterday we learned that the FCC is moving forward to repeal net neutrality rules that protect our free and open internet. As I said in my letter to the FCC just a few months ago: this proposal is a grave threat to the idea that the internet should be free and accessible for all. It’s …

SAVE Planned Parenthood

50,000 SIGNATURES NEEDED: Protect Planned Parenthood → Millions of American women depend on Planned Parenthood, but Donald Trump has vowed to DESTROY IT. We can’t let that happen. Sign your name to PROTECT Planned Parenthood now: SIGN YOUR NAME >> Right-wing extremists have been trying to defund Planned Parenthood for years. Now, with Donald Trump …

SAVE the arts and humanities

In addition to making massive cuts to healthcare funding, the Trump budget — if enacted — would erase federal funding for the arts and humanities, depriving artists and scholars of crucial support for the work that fuels America’s innovation and creativity, and hindering efforts to allow all Americans to enjoy and participate in our vibrant …

SAVE the EPA

The administration has released a blueprint for environmental destruction. Can you help stop it? For more than 45 years, the Environmental Protection Agency has been America’s chief defender of clean air and water, wildlife, and wild places. Yet just hours after President Trump pledge to “promote clean air and clean water” in a joint statement …

STOP ‘Election Integrity’ Commission

  Voting brings us together as Americans—it is the one time we are all equal. But a new national task force, created to justify President Trump’s’Trump’s false claims of widespread voter fraud in the 2016 elections, is laying the groundwork for dangerous voter suppression across the country. Don’t let a few select politicians suppress the …

STOP 27% cuts to Social Security

Are you prepared for a 27 percent reduction in your Social Security benefits? If Rep. Sam Johnson (R-TX), Chairman of the House Social Security Subcommittee, has his way, that’s what 70 percent of beneficiaries would see on average under his new plan. The newly introduced “Social Security Reform Act” that conservatives are parading around Washington …

STOP Arctic Oil Drilling

Now is the time to say no to risky oil drilling in America’s Arctic Ocean. The Arctic Ocean is one of the worst places to drill for oil. It risks a pristine region with irreplaceable wildlife like walruses, polar bears, and bowhead whales with the threat of an oil spill that could not be cleaned. Drilling …

STOP the Muslim Ban

Tell Congress: No racist and xenophobic Muslim ban 2.0 The petition to Congress reads: “Stop Donald Trump’s unconstitutional and anti-Muslim attack on refugees and immigrants from Muslim-majority countries.” Add your name: Sign the petition ► #NoMuslimBan Muslim ban 2.0 is here. On Monday morning, Donald Trump signed another Muslim ban. Shortly after the signing, he …

Support 1089 – contribution limits

We need your help to close one of the biggest loopholes in California’s campaign finance laws.  Did you know that in 78% of CA cities, wealthy special interests can give unlimited money to candidates in local elections? Please sign our petition and tell your Assembly Member to vote YES on AB 1089 to support local …