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  • Tell Congress: Pass D.C. Statehood Now!

    Passing D.C. statehood in both houses of Congress should be a priority for all of us who care about equality and opportunity. The House and Senate must pass this bill and end the racially biased exclusion of D.C.’s citizens from full representation.

  • Investigate Steve Bannon’s Role in the January 6 Insurrection!

    Bannon seemed to know that something was going to happen. The question, now, is how much he knew – and how deeply he was involved in both the incitement and execution of that attack. Urge the Department of Justice to investigate Steve Bannon’s involvement in instigating the January 6 insurrection!

  • Urge the Senate to Pass the Equality Act!

    The Equality Act would extend fundamental civil rights protections to the LGBTQ+ community to prevent discrimination in individuals’ daily lives. But the Far Right is waging a fierce campaign to stop it from passing in the Senate, which is why we need to mobilize support for the bill quickly.

  • Urge Congress to Pass the John Lewis Voting Rights Act!

    Now, more than ever, it is necessary to restore and strengthen the Voting Rights Act to protect our fundamental right to vote. Urge Congress to do everything in their power to support and pass the John Lewis Voting Rights Act!

  • Tell Congress to Hold Tech Companies Accountable!

    As public pressure intensifies to hold tech companies accountable for the extremism on their platforms, some have chosen to implement modest reforms, but it’s not enough and we must demand more. Sign the petition now and demand that Congress and the Biden administration take action to require tech companies to more strictly regulate the content available on their platforms!

  • Join People For in Action!

    Across the country, People For members and coalition partners take action every day to work in support of our progressive values. Browse People For's curated list of virtual and in-person activist events, and then sign up!

  • The Senate Must Pass the For the People Act!

    The For the People Act (S. 1) will protect and strengthen voting rights, end dominance of big money in politics, and implement anti-corruption measures to make our government work for the people. Now that the House of Representatives has passed this bill, it's imperative that the Senate follow suit.

  • Demand the U.S. House Pass the George Floyd Justice In Policing Act!

    It is long past time for federal legislation to address anti-Black police violence and set nationwide standards for justice, anti-racist policing, and safety. Sign to demand the House pass the George Floyd Justice In Policing Act now!

  • Thank the House Impeachment Managers for Their Service to Our Democracy!

    Please sign the “thank you” message to Rep. Raskin, along with his fellow impeachment managers Reps. Joaquin Castro, David Cicilline, Madeleine Dean, Diana DeGette, Ted Lieu, Joe Neguse, Stacey Plaskett, and Eric Swalwell, to show your appreciation for his fierce defense of our democracy and our Constitution!

  • Urge the U.S. House of Representatives to Pass the Equality Act!

    It’s vital that we ensure equal protection for everyone under the law, particularly in light of the far-right’s continued attacks on both LGBTQ+ rights and the Equality Act itself.

  • Tell Biden to Fill USPS Governing Board Vacancies So They Can Vote DeJoy Out!

    Our clearest path to protecting the USPS right now is for President Joe Biden to fill the remaining four vacancies on the USPS Board of Governors, the agency’s governing body. Sign now to urge President Biden to save USPS by filling ALL of the vacancies on its Board of Governors and give them enough votes to fire DeJoy!

  • Congress must GO BIG on immediate COVID-19 relief!

    Congress needs to embrace big, bold action on COVID-19 like the measures contained in the Biden-Harris administration’s American Rescue Plan.

  • Demand the House Expels Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene!

    According to a bombshell new report, newly elected Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) indicated support for the execution of prominent Democrats just a year before she ran for Congress! Sign the petition now DEMANDING that Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene be immediately expelled from Congress!

  • The House must pass the COUP Act!

    The COUP (Congressional Oversight of Unjust Policing) Act introduced by U.S. House Rep. Jamaal Bowman is essential for a rapid reassessment of Capitol security & Capitol Police practices after the January 6 Insurrection. Tell the House to pass it without delay!

  • Tell Congress: Censure Key Members Who Enabled the Insurrection!

    Senators Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley, along with House Republican leaders Rep. Kevin McCarthy and Rep. Steve Scalise, played a reprehensible role in attempting to overturn a free and fair election on January 6. Since they do not have the decency to resign, then at a minimum, these four must face official censure by their respective chambers.

  • Tell the Senate: Vote to Convict Trump For Inciting An Insurrection!

    Trump’s dangerous disregard for the responsibilities of our nation’s highest office and his role in inciting the violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol is unconscionable and unacceptable. The Senate must vote to convict Trump.

  • Tell the House: It’s Time to Overturn Citizens United!

    Sign the petition now to demand that the House of Representatives pass the Democracy For All Amendment H.J. Res. 1! We must bring an end to the overwhelming political dominance of ultra-wealthy individuals and corporations.

  • A Call for Accountability

    The January 6 insurrection requires a vigorous response on many fronts to ensure accountability for those who incited the insurrection, those who participated in it, and those who enabled it. People For the American Way has launched a multi-pronged campaign to hold ALL who were involved accountable, directly or indirectly, in the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. Add your name to support People For's campaign to hold them accountable.

  • Facebook must change its political ad policy and stop the lies!

    For years, Facebook has denied or downplayed its role in spreading political disinformation. Demand that Facebook reinstate its policy of third-party fact-checking of paid political advertising.

  • Tell the Senate: Reject John Ratcliffe!

    After a failed nomination just last fall, President Trump has decided to RENOMINATE one of his favorite political lackey's – Rep. John Ratcliffe, to be Director of National Intelligence – a role he is completely unqualified to fill. Sign the petition today and demand that the Senate once again REJECT political lackey, John Ratcliffe!