Eliminate Eric Cantor’s Insider Trading Loophole

Sign the Petition to Support a Strong STOCK Act

Both houses of Congress passed the STOCK Act, the bill that would stop congressional insider trading.

But the version that passed in the House is substantially weaker than the version that passed in the Senate. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) did his campaign funders on Wall Street a huge favor by including a loophole for lobbyists and hedge fund managers who trade on congressional insider information.

We can defeat Cantor’s loophole, which would allow Wall Street’s minions to prowl the halls of Congress in search of insider info that can be turned to cash on the stock market.

Show your support for a strong STOCK Act.

Sign the petition to demand that Congress eliminate Cantor’s Wall Street insider trading loophole.

 

We, the undersigned, call on Congress to send to the President’s desk a strong STOCK Act. Reject Rep. Eric Cantor’s version, and oppose his loophole that would allow Wall Street minions to prowl the halls of Congress in search of inside information. To restore confidence in government, we need Congress to pass sweeping ethics legislation without loopholes carved out for special interests.

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176-200 of 48846 signatures
Number Date Name Add a Comment
48671 Thu Mar 08 21:46:13 EST 2012 Sue White
48670 Thu Mar 08 21:28:18 EST 2012 Margaret Goodman Congress should at least try to act honestly.
48669 Thu Mar 08 19:22:53 EST 2012 Daren Garshelis
48668 Thu Mar 08 19:09:52 EST 2012 David King
48667 Thu Mar 08 18:32:03 EST 2012 Anonymous
48666 Thu Mar 08 18:17:29 EST 2012 Catherine Armstrong No Loopholes. Quit insulting the American people by watering down legislation with teeth and NO loopholes.
48665 Thu Mar 08 13:52:25 EST 2012 JoAnne McNamara
48664 Thu Mar 08 12:04:43 EST 2012 Charlotte Reynolds
48663 Thu Mar 08 08:42:45 EST 2012 Sarah Sorscher
48662 Thu Mar 08 06:34:35 EST 2012 JULIAN ADLER
48661 Thu Mar 08 04:50:00 EST 2012 Anonymous Cantor should be in JAIL!!!
48660 Thu Mar 08 04:04:01 EST 2012 Allison Saft
48659 Thu Mar 08 02:55:29 EST 2012 MICHAEL AUTREY
48658 Thu Mar 08 02:22:18 EST 2012 Tory Ewing
48657 Thu Mar 08 02:06:32 EST 2012 Tory Ewing
48656 Thu Mar 08 01:17:32 EST 2012 Richard Robinson
48655 Wed Mar 07 19:00:13 EST 2012 Jane Clark
48654 Wed Mar 07 17:53:03 EST 2012 Ron Kerzner try and do the right thing
48653 Wed Mar 07 17:04:24 EST 2012 Anonymous
48652 Wed Mar 07 14:36:05 EST 2012 Anna
48651 Wed Mar 07 12:59:26 EST 2012 Scott D. Deutsch Cantor, you are a pussy...
48650 Wed Mar 07 11:28:05 EST 2012 Jesse Gennarelli
48649 Wed Mar 07 11:09:59 EST 2012 Bill Garvey
48648 Wed Mar 07 09:56:38 EST 2012 Amanda Stevens
48647 Wed Mar 07 03:18:04 EST 2012 Anonymous Criminals and Traitors.
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