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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
|Number||Date||Name||Add a Comment|
|31772||Fri Jul 20 00:06:39 EDT 2012||David Randall|
|31771||Thu Jul 19 23:37:13 EDT 2012||Georgeann Calendine|
|31770||Thu Jul 19 23:06:55 EDT 2012||Dennis Hall|
|31769||Thu Jul 19 23:06:22 EDT 2012||wilfred Berube|
|31768||Thu Jul 19 21:00:13 EDT 2012||scott richie||TAX THE RICHEST 1%!!! THOSE CHEAP BASTARDS ARE UN-AMERICAN IF THEY WON'T SUPPORT OUR COUNTRY!!!
TAX THE RICHEST 1%!!! THOSE CHEAP BASTARDS ARE UN-AMERICAN IF THEY WON'T SUPPORT OUR COUNTRY!!!
|31767||Thu Jul 19 20:19:01 EDT 2012||Judith Keilholtz|
|31766||Thu Jul 19 19:29:12 EDT 2012||Rodney Rudinger|
|31765||Thu Jul 19 18:46:44 EDT 2012||Sierra Shafer|
|31764||Thu Jul 19 18:05:54 EDT 2012||Linda Roberts|
|31763||Thu Jul 19 17:00:12 EDT 2012||Alice Dugar|
|31762||Thu Jul 19 16:40:40 EDT 2012||Anonymous||Big Corp.s want big money, but at our expense.|
|31761||Thu Jul 19 16:27:17 EDT 2012||Steve Zuehlke|
|31760||Thu Jul 19 15:27:54 EDT 2012||Raymond Corbeil|
|31759||Thu Jul 19 14:57:02 EDT 2012||Shannon T|
|31758||Thu Jul 19 14:54:25 EDT 2012||John Swanson|
|31757||Thu Jul 19 14:49:26 EDT 2012||Joanne Mac Leod Bartlett|
|31756||Thu Jul 19 13:58:49 EDT 2012||Kate Goetz|
|31755||Thu Jul 19 13:48:56 EDT 2012||Deborah Kyle|
|31754||Thu Jul 19 13:22:59 EDT 2012||Laurence Leighton||I agree 100% while working in the auto industry I saw constant violations of OSHA regulations endangering workers due to no enforcement. I would hate to see no regulations for safety of workers who would More....|
|31753||Thu Jul 19 12:31:10 EDT 2012||Elaine Bielefeld|
|31752||Thu Jul 19 12:23:33 EDT 2012||Brian Sadlo|
|31751||Thu Jul 19 12:14:46 EDT 2012||Chris Busby|
|31750||Thu Jul 19 11:21:40 EDT 2012||Catherine Arnett||we need regulations. the republicans don't want to regulate anything, just let polluters and everyone else do what they want.|
|31749||Thu Jul 19 11:15:28 EDT 2012||Gloria Y Fredericks|
|31748||Thu Jul 19 11:15:27 EDT 2012||Gloria Y Fredericks|
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