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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51-75 of 31947 signatures
Number Date Name Add a Comment
31897 Fri Aug 03 22:18:46 EDT 2012 CINDY DANIELSON
31896 Fri Aug 03 04:16:55 EDT 2012 Brenda Simon
31895 Thu Aug 02 18:29:39 EDT 2012 Kelly Knupp
31894 Thu Aug 02 02:59:55 EDT 2012 Ashlyn Ruga
31893 Wed Aug 01 22:13:39 EDT 2012 Anonymous
31892 Wed Aug 01 14:49:14 EDT 2012 Joseph Bollin
31891 Wed Aug 01 14:42:16 EDT 2012 Anonymous
31890 Wed Aug 01 11:22:36 EDT 2012 Vel Santic
31889 Wed Aug 01 11:07:09 EDT 2012 Jayne Brady
31888 Wed Aug 01 00:18:07 EDT 2012 Joy Singh
31887 Mon Jul 30 23:34:41 EDT 2012 Christa Warda
31886 Mon Jul 30 10:43:28 EDT 2012 Arthur Rieke
31885 Mon Jul 30 09:30:48 EDT 2012 Andrew Marshall
31884 Mon Jul 30 01:16:34 EDT 2012 John Golding
31883 Mon Jul 30 01:14:01 EDT 2012 Cindy Scalf
31882 Sun Jul 29 21:01:58 EDT 2012 Stephen Webb
31881 Sun Jul 29 16:01:46 EDT 2012 Elizabeth Glaaser
31880 Sun Jul 29 15:51:51 EDT 2012 Ashlee Davis
31879 Sun Jul 29 15:51:41 EDT 2012 Ashlee Davis
31878 Sat Jul 28 23:47:16 EDT 2012 Jean Robinson
31877 Sat Jul 28 23:47:16 EDT 2012 Jean Robinson
31876 Sat Jul 28 18:31:34 EDT 2012 George Rangel
31875 Sat Jul 28 11:25:44 EDT 2012 Lisa Herrmann
31874 Sat Jul 28 11:15:57 EDT 2012 Barbara Schuster
31873 Sat Jul 28 00:14:18 EDT 2012 Anonymous
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