Past Actions

Protect Whistleblowers and Animals - Tell the Assembly to Reject AB 343

Photos and videos of animal abuse play an important role in exposing practices on factory farms. AB 343 would JAIL whistleblowers for recording the abuse of animals in California. Tell your member of the Assembly "No way, no on AB 343. No jail for whistleblowers."

No one's ever done this at an NRA rally

On April 16th, the NRA is going to descend on the Capitol in Sacramento expecting to enjoy another day spouting lies and waving signs that depict President Obama as a dictator. Well, we've got a surprise for them. Air Courage is on the way, and it will make them face the facts. 61% of California support stronger guns laws like the LIFE (Lifesaving Intelligent Firearms Enforcement) Act. So, we're going to fly a plane with a banner that says "61% WANT STRONGER GUN LAWS = LIFE ACT". Can you help get this banner in the air?

Tell your Representative: "Stand with Bernie: No cuts to Social Security."

Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) is not going to let President Obama cut Social Security. Demand that your Member of Congress stand with him!

Tell Sen. Feinstein: Fight for PROGRESSIVE immigration reform

News just broke that Sen. Feinstein (D-CA) helped broker a key deal between farmworkers and growers on immigration reform. Thank her and ask her to use her influence to push PROGRESSIVE principles going forward.

Tell the FCC: “Don’t allow Rupert Murdoch to monopolize Los Angeles”

First it was Tea Party funders David and Charles Koch. Now their radical right-wing buddy, Fox News CEO Rupert Murdoch, has joined the race for the Los Angeles Times. Tell the FCC "No waiver for Rupert Murdoch."

Tell Gov. Jerry Brown to support full implementation of Obamacare

There's a new threat to Obamacare: Sacramento. Gov. Brown is holding up negotiations on the bill to expand Medicaid coverage to more than one million Californians. Some of his suggestions are worse than those made by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer!

Eight ways to stop CA's next school shooting

Close loopholes and make common sense reforms. Become a citizen co-sponsor of the LIFE Act. Eight bills that will make California's gun laws, the safest in the nation.

Send EqualityOnTrial.com to the Supreme Court!

The blogging team at the #1 website for coverage of the Prop 8 and DOMA trials is preparing to attend the Supreme Court hearings, but needs your help to get to DC. Chip in to help cover travel expenses!

Attend rallies to show your support for equality to the Supreme Court!

Attend rallies for respect, dignity, and equality in DC and across the country as the Supreme Court prepares to hear the Prop 8 and DOMA cases!

The Big Banks must stop the payday loan scam

The Big Banks’ latest scam: working with payday lenders to intentionally overdraft customer’s account and collect millions in overdraft fees. Federal regulators can stop this — tell them to close the loophole now.

Demand the Senate Judiciary Committee Pass ALL Four Gun Safety Bills

Will real gun safety reform move forward, or will the Senate Judiciary Committee kill it? Please take a minute, call, and ask your Senator to support all four bills. We’ll provide the phone number and a sample script.

Celeste Greig must resign immediately.

Celeste Greig must resign immediately as head of the California Republican Assembly. Her statements that the chance of pregnancy from rape is lower is offensive and denies scientific reality.

Help get Courage's LA Marathon team across the finish line!

Courage Campaign's LA Marathon team is raising $30,000 to fund our work ensuring a victory in the Prop 8 and DOMA hearings at the Supreme Court in late March. Help get their backs with a contribution!

So that's why no bankers went to jail

"Too Big to Jail". That's the message Attorney General Eric Holder just gave the Senate about the big banks. It's his job to prosecute criminals, he needs to get to work.

End tax breaks for anti-gay Boy Scouts

California may end tax breaks for anti-gay Boy Scouts, but not without public support. SIGN and tell your representative to pass legislation now.

Tell Democrats: Set the bar high on gun safety

Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee can use their majority to pass every gun safety bill onto the full Senate. Tell them NOT to back down.