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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|
|31722||Wed Jul 18 21:21:23 EDT 2012||Kimberley|
|31721||Wed Jul 18 21:19:16 EDT 2012||Norman Dupont|
|31720||Wed Jul 18 21:10:31 EDT 2012||Karen Brick|
|31719||Wed Jul 18 20:27:30 EDT 2012||Anonymous|
|31718||Wed Jul 18 20:26:52 EDT 2012||Sharon Intilli||Congress must think the American public is really stupid. The propaganda - keep repeating the lie and we'll finally believe it? -
that cutting regulations doesnt hold water and most Americans know More....
|31717||Wed Jul 18 20:19:46 EDT 2012||Leslee Cotlow|
|31716||Wed Jul 18 19:25:34 EDT 2012||Daniel Igou|
|31715||Wed Jul 18 19:20:12 EDT 2012||Maureen Olivarez|
|31714||Wed Jul 18 19:01:51 EDT 2012||Joanna Katz|
|31713||Wed Jul 18 18:46:19 EDT 2012||Carol Stone||Don’t Dismantle Commonsense Regulations!!!|
|31712||Wed Jul 18 17:47:02 EDT 2012||Crystal Hughes|
|31711||Wed Jul 18 17:41:08 EDT 2012||Jan Crean||This is why we liberals don't trust the Dems any more than we do the Republicans. Too many folks in too many pockets. Wall Street, the health and other insurance companies, big gas, oil and coal, and More....|
|31710||Wed Jul 18 17:27:49 EDT 2012||bruce campbell|
|31709||Wed Jul 18 17:20:26 EDT 2012||Lisa Windland|
|31708||Wed Jul 18 16:59:13 EDT 2012||Anonymous|
|31707||Wed Jul 18 16:11:02 EDT 2012||Donna Bowen|
|31706||Wed Jul 18 15:56:23 EDT 2012||John Roach||If ever we needed evidence for the importance of regulation we have it as aresult of the financial crisis and the Bush crippeling of the SEC.|
|31705||Wed Jul 18 15:24:11 EDT 2012||Aaron Moss|
|31704||Wed Jul 18 14:52:05 EDT 2012||Val Laurent|
|31703||Wed Jul 18 14:49:35 EDT 2012||Edgar DeMeo|
|31702||Wed Jul 18 14:21:47 EDT 2012||Ron Torretta|
|31701||Wed Jul 18 14:18:59 EDT 2012||Jody Gibson|
|31700||Wed Jul 18 14:07:27 EDT 2012||Catherine Rodriguez|
|31699||Wed Jul 18 13:59:01 EDT 2012||Elizabeth Forsythe|
|31698||Wed Jul 18 13:37:58 EDT 2012||BILL VOM WEG|
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