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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26-50 of 48846 signatures
Number Date Name Add a Comment
48821 Thu May 03 01:07:12 EDT 2012 Bobbette Mack
48820 Mon Apr 30 16:35:00 EDT 2012 Dean Lucero
48819 Fri Apr 27 22:21:54 EDT 2012 Don Pratt
48818 Wed Apr 25 11:07:57 EDT 2012 Daniel Jankowski
48817 Mon Apr 23 12:52:28 EDT 2012 Leslie Watson
48816 Fri Apr 20 00:59:18 EDT 2012 Bryan Brock
48815 Wed Apr 18 09:21:10 EDT 2012 garland pack
48814 Tue Apr 17 21:25:23 EDT 2012 Heidi Loop Corporations do not run the country!
48813 Mon Apr 16 23:10:04 EDT 2012 Nancy Honeycutt
48812 Sun Apr 15 11:18:10 EDT 2012 Mary Riley
48811 Sun Apr 15 10:42:33 EDT 2012 Martin Sullivan Living by the sword, you know what is coming.
48810 Sun Apr 15 10:41:21 EDT 2012 Martin Sullivan
48809 Sun Apr 15 10:40:43 EDT 2012 Laura Stdenis
48808 Sun Apr 15 05:04:35 EDT 2012 Jennifer Eckert I can not stress enough how important it is to make sure that the STOCK act is STRONG and serves it's purpose!
48807 Sat Apr 14 06:39:26 EDT 2012 Ira & Ellie Leichter
48806 Sat Apr 14 04:53:47 EDT 2012 William Magowan
48805 Sat Apr 14 03:43:44 EDT 2012 Mary Riley
48804 Sat Apr 14 03:20:16 EDT 2012 Joseph Saporito
48803 Wed Apr 11 03:02:27 EDT 2012 Raj Mahajan This is so blatantly counter-productive to democracy that it's shameful
48802 Tue Apr 10 17:32:48 EDT 2012 Dana Stickney
48801 Mon Apr 09 18:50:09 EDT 2012 Karen Bravo
48800 Mon Apr 09 10:59:16 EDT 2012 Jill Thurtell
48799 Mon Apr 09 10:58:12 EDT 2012 Duane Daum Republican chutzpah! Never have liked the smarmy b*st*rd
48798 Mon Apr 09 10:54:21 EDT 2012 Kirk Mcgeehen Start working for the people and not the MONEY!!! Mr. Cantor.
48797 Mon Apr 09 09:38:03 EDT 2012 James Aten This will help us all get back trust!! Jim Aten
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