Reckless Corporations Can’t Be Trusted to Regulate Themselves

Tell Congress: Don’t Dismantle Commonsense Regulations

Public protections, such as those dealing with food and consumer products, drinking water, safe and healthy working conditions, financial services, equal educational opportunity, civil rights, toxic pollution, the well-being of children, and health care, are vital to us all.

But reckless corporations are spending millions on propaganda, lobbyists and campaign contributions to make Congress dismantle our regulatory system.

These are the same greed-driven interests that take advantage of weak or non-existent regulations to pollute our air and water, exploit workers, peddle toxic food and products that sicken and kill consumers, and pursue short-term profits at the expense of our economy’s long-term health. In 2008, their recklessness crashed our economy, causing more than 8 million American workers to lose their jobs.

Reckless corporations can’t be trusted to regulate themselves.

Sign the Petition: Tell Congress to Stand Up for Commonsense Regulations

We, the undersigned, call on our members of Congress to stand by the following principles:

1. Regulations play an essential role in securing America’s quality of life and holding reckless corporations accountable for wrongs.

2. Recent catastrophes like the BP oil spill disaster, the Massey mine explosion and the Wall Street crash were all caused by too little regulation of reckless corporations. The public needs more, not less, protection from such disasters.

Add Your Name to the Petition Below

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126-150 of 31947 signatures
Number Date Name Add a Comment
31822 Mon Jul 23 00:34:10 EDT 2012 Jonathan Walter
31821 Sun Jul 22 22:12:13 EDT 2012 Stuart Fishman It will take more than a petition to stop corporate America from having its way with us, but it's a start. Let's give our elected zombies sleepless nights, America!
31820 Sun Jul 22 22:02:55 EDT 2012 Sandra Franklin
31819 Sun Jul 22 17:56:46 EDT 2012 Maggie Davidson
31818 Sun Jul 22 17:35:11 EDT 2012 Mary Headrick Stop reckless deregulation. Protect our air,water,soil,economy
31817 Sun Jul 22 12:43:00 EDT 2012 Ramona Maiolino
31816 Sun Jul 22 09:14:46 EDT 2012 Klaus Steinbrecher
31815 Sun Jul 22 02:55:52 EDT 2012 Nicholas D'Amato
31814 Sun Jul 22 01:44:05 EDT 2012 Marlene Knight
31813 Sun Jul 22 00:21:22 EDT 2012 Geri Kromminga
31812 Sun Jul 22 00:09:18 EDT 2012 Bart Farell
31811 Sat Jul 21 23:08:25 EDT 2012 CHARLES ARNOLD
31810 Sat Jul 21 22:08:58 EDT 2012 bernardo alayza mujica
31809 Sat Jul 21 19:41:39 EDT 2012 Ira POFF
31808 Sat Jul 21 19:41:35 EDT 2012 Ira POFF
31807 Sat Jul 21 16:32:41 EDT 2012 Leone Olson
31806 Sat Jul 21 16:18:35 EDT 2012 James & Leslea Kunz
31805 Sat Jul 21 16:07:07 EDT 2012 Anonymous
31804 Sat Jul 21 15:38:49 EDT 2012 Montie VanNostrand
31803 Sat Jul 21 15:24:47 EDT 2012 John Surrette
31802 Sat Jul 21 14:09:18 EDT 2012 Ronald Babcock
31801 Sat Jul 21 13:38:00 EDT 2012 C. Brian Stevens
31800 Sat Jul 21 12:45:47 EDT 2012 david golla We need regulations to control pollution of all types. Our health is very important to all of us, this is why we need pollution controls. Businesses or corporations will not control pollution they just More....
31799 Sat Jul 21 11:23:16 EDT 2012 eileen ward
31798 Sat Jul 21 08:08:01 EDT 2012 Dennis Rentschler This is a no brainer. Allowing big businesses and corporations to monitor themselves is a return to the 60's when rivers caught on fire from pollution. To remove regulations will cost us billions in More....
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