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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201-225 of 48846 signatures
Number Date Name Add a Comment
48646 Tue Mar 06 19:40:32 EST 2012 Roxy McDonagh Don't cave! The people of America are counting on YOU!
48645 Tue Mar 06 17:35:43 EST 2012 Rezty Felty
48644 Tue Mar 06 15:37:30 EST 2012 Gilbert H. Goodd day to you. To me it's amazing that a law needs to be passed by Congress in order to, try, to keep the polititians, somewhat, honet. It's terrible.
48643 Tue Mar 06 15:28:01 EST 2012 nancy grossi
48642 Tue Mar 06 15:17:06 EST 2012 Susan Phillips
48641 Tue Mar 06 14:07:15 EST 2012 Joe placucci What a conflict of interest!!!!!!
48640 Tue Mar 06 14:06:58 EST 2012 Anonymous Outrageous that Congress can engage in insider trading. We need the full force bill passed in the Senate not Cantor's watered-down version.
48639 Tue Mar 06 13:51:11 EST 2012 Anonymous
48638 Tue Mar 06 12:40:26 EST 2012 David Greenwood Cantor is a criminal and should be in prison not Congress.
48637 Tue Mar 06 12:30:00 EST 2012 Michael Swan Cantor has got to GO!
48636 Tue Mar 06 11:49:35 EST 2012 Randy Schwartz Washington is broken.
48635 Tue Mar 06 11:10:07 EST 2012 Maryl Myers
48634 Tue Mar 06 10:36:55 EST 2012 Aaron Hirsch Capitalism and democracy, a failed idea!
48633 Tue Mar 06 10:33:55 EST 2012 Viana Stilwell
48632 Tue Mar 06 09:52:23 EST 2012 M Nibbe
48631 Tue Mar 06 07:32:06 EST 2012 M Nibbe
48630 Tue Mar 06 00:18:17 EST 2012 Tory Ewing
48629 Tue Mar 06 00:16:40 EST 2012 Margaret Fisher
48628 Tue Mar 06 00:13:22 EST 2012 Daryl Ross
48627 Tue Mar 06 00:04:19 EST 2012 J Corb
48626 Mon Mar 05 23:54:53 EST 2012 Glen D Taysom It was deregulation that precipitated the Great Recession. Continued deregulation is a travesty.
48625 Mon Mar 05 23:47:14 EST 2012 Anonymous
48624 Mon Mar 05 22:42:01 EST 2012 William Schneider
48623 Mon Mar 05 22:22:37 EST 2012 Dennis Schaef
48622 Mon Mar 05 22:19:05 EST 2012 jenny boettiger
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