Week 18 Trending Campaigns
Trending campaigns on Resistbot as of May 1, 2023.
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Here are the top trending campaigns over the past seven days:
H.B. 667 (Texas)
Texas House Bill 667 would establish licensure for music therapy in the state of Texas. Music Therapists use music within a therapeutic relationship to address students' physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs. This is being organized by The Texas State Task Force for Music Therapy Recognition. If you’re a Texan or know one, pass this one on. With programs in public schools being cut more and more, this is a chance to help children, especially those with special needs.
Raise the Debt Ceiling
Organized bythis letter asks Congress to pass a clean debt ceiling raise. The Republican bill to raise the debt ceiling includes other GOP priorities, including strict work requirements to receive Medicaid and food stamps. Essentially the Republicans are holding the world economy hostage (nobody really knows what would happen if the U.S. defaults on its debt) to increase hardship for poor people, especially children and people with disabilities.
Ban Congressional Stock Trading
Believe it or not, members of Congress can trade individual stocks, even if they’re on a committee regulating the very companies they oversee. This bill would force members of Congress to divest these stocks or place them in a blind trust.
Others gaining steam last week: Medicare for All, Federal Assault Weapons Ban, Biden Must Do Better on Climate Change, and Reverse the Alaska LNG Project
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