Week 17 Trending Campaigns
Trending campaigns on Resistbot as of April 24, 2023.
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Here are the top trending campaigns over the past seven days:
Per the Gothamist: “In September, 22-year-old Mahsa Amini died in police custody after being arrested for allegedly wearing a head scarf improperly. Since then, mass protests – which have been primarily led by women – have swept the nation. The government has violently cracked down, killing hundreds of protesters and detaining tens of thousands more.” This legislation encourages the U.S. government to sanction and impose visa bans on Iranian officials and business leaders in response to the violent crackdown on women’s rights in Iran.
Many petitions have started asking Congress to investigate Clarence Thomas’ alleged corruption. This particular one seeks to pass an ethics reform bill for the Supreme Court to bring its ethical standards in line with the rest of the judiciary; presently, there are fewer ethical requirements for Justices than Judges.
Straight-forward: this one wants Congress to move to pass a ban on assault weapons, currently with twin bills in the House and Senate. We’ve been here before and will remain stuck in this waking nightmare until the GOP starts paying the price in primaries and general elections for their policies that go the opposite direction. Gun violence is now the number one cause of death of children.
Others gaining steam last week: Impeach Clarence Thomas, Protect Medicaid, Asking Justice Roberts to Reform the Court, and Stopping the Mifepristone Ban
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