Past Actions

Walmart: Stop Selling Assault Rifles

The world's largest retailer -- and America's largest gun dealer -- could make a good faith effort to help stop gun violence by joining Dick's Sporting Goods in voluntarily stopping sales of assault weapons. Tell Walmart: "Put public safety ahead of profit and stop selling assault weapons."

Co-Sponsor the New Assault Weapons Ban

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) is authoring a new ban on assault weapons and high-capacity ammo, but she needs our help.

Pass a New Ban on Assault Weapons

Courage Campaign is leading a campaign to ban assault weapons, expose the NRA as a fraud, and pass common sense laws to end gun violence, like closing the gun show loophole. If this isn't worth a few bucks, what is? Please chip in.

Tell Obama: Speak out on Prop 8 at the Supreme Court

Sign our petition urging President Obama and the DOJ to file a brief with the Supreme Court declaring Prop 8 unconstitutional.

Now it's time to Dump DOMA

Now that marriage is legal in 3 additional states, we need to Dump DOMA so these impending newlyweds have the 1,138 federal rights they deserve. Sign up for our campaign!

Tell California's Republicans: Dump Grover Norquist

Prominent national Republicans are finally realizing they were elected to serve their constituents, not to honor a silly anti-tax pledge made to Grover Norquist -- the infamous lobbyist. Will California's GOP representatives follow their lead? Demand an answer from them!

Pledge NOT to shop at Walmart on Black Friday

Walmart has long been notorious for its low wages, poor benefits, and dangerous working conditions. On Black Friday, Walmart employees throughout the company's vast operations -- from factories and warehouses to retail stores -- will participate in a massive walkout.

Tell President Obama to End the Bush Tax Cuts for the Wealthiest Americans

President Obama backed down on the Bush tax cuts in December 2010, but fresh from winning re-election, we need to make sure he keeps his commitment to end them. We helped put him in the Oval Office twice now, and we need to make sure he knows our priorities.

Billionaire Zombies Are Trying to Eat Your Brains

You might think that brain eating zombies are scary. But do you know what's really scary? Billionaire Zombies. That's right, billionaire zombies eating your brains with deceptive TV ads. Fight back by sharing the California Progressive Voter Guide with your friends and neighbors!

Our TV ad that could pass Prop. 30

Watch "A Child's World Without Prop. 30" and see a day in the life of a young girl if Prop. 30 does not pass. Right now, polls show Prop. 30 is barely over 50%. Share the ad so others know what's at stake.

Win a brand-new iPad Mini (and marriage equality, too!)

Make a contribution to help Courage Campaign members get out the vote to approve Referendum 74 in Washington and we'll enter you in our raffle to win an iPad Mini, the latest product announced by Apple on October 22nd.

Bradley Whitford explains Props 30 and 32

Check out this fantastic video featuring actor Bradley Whitford (Josh Lyman on The West Wing) and Courage Campaign's Rick Jacobs explaining what's really going on and who's really behind Props. 30 and 32.

Was it the Koch Brothers or my Cokehead brother?

Watch our hilarious, unforgettable new ad to fight PROP 32! Then, help us put it on TV in California.

Make Sacramento take a step toward ending the War on Drugs

UPDATE: Senate Bill 1506 failed to pass out of the Senate in May of 2012. We will continue to work toward these common sense reforms. Senate Bill 1506 would revise the law to treat the possession of drugs for personal use as a misdemeanor, rather than as a felony.

Tell Sacramento to Pass Election Day Voter Registration!

UPDATE: We won! On September 24, 2012, Gov. Brown signed AB 1436 into law.

Fight for Farmworkers (VIDEO)

UPDATE: Jerry Brown won the primary and the race for California governor, but he hasn't lived up to our expectations on farmworker issues. Sign on and we'll keep you updated on our labor fights.