Human Rights

Courage Campaign works to defend and extend human rights for all people.

Check out the People's Report Card of CA

The growing influence of corporate money in Sacramento -- from independent expenditures and political action committees --  is making it harder for California to lead as a model for the nation. 

That's why the People's Report Card of California is bringing the information directly to the people by sharing which CA state legislators are out of step with their constituents and are instead deeply aligned with corporate and special interests.

Check out People's Report Card of CA to learn your representatives' grades: www.couragescore.org

SIGN THE PETITION: Stop anti-choice extremist attacks on CA women

Anti-choice extremists are waging an all-out war against women in California. For years, they’ve set up fake abortion clinics across California, deceptively called Crisis Pregnancy Centers (CPCs), which pose as medical facilities and use coercion and shame to limit women’s access to accurate information about abortion and reproductive healthcareGovernor Jerry Brown signed a law last year to help stop CPCs deceptive practices, but now anti-choice bullies are launching legal attacks to scare local authorities from enforcing the law.

Demand an investigation into the Oakland police killing of Hernan Jaramillo!

Oakland police killed Hernan Jaramillo and hid the video of his killing from the public for 2 and half years. The officers beat him to the ground in street, dragged his body 20 feet, and pinned him down with all of their weight on top him -- ignoring him as he repeatedly cried out, “I can’t breathe...they’re killing me,” for 15 minutes -- until his body laid lifeless on the sidewalk in handcuffs.

Stop potential terrorists from buying guns!

Enough with this madness. If the FBI considers you too dangerous to board a plane, you should not be able to purchase a gun. Period.

How can we beat the NRA? Go straight to the voters.

Gun violence in America is out of control. We cannot sit back while Congress refuses to act.

There is a 2016 ballot initiative in California that can set the gold standard for meaningful reforms to stop gun violence, creating a model that could be applied everywhere.

Tell the U.S. Senate: Don't slam the door on refugees

FOUR MILLION children, women, and families have fled from war-torn Syria toESCAPE violent extremism, NOT to spread itBut right-wing Republicans and some Democrats are being overpowered by fear and bigotry -- not logic, tolerance, and goodwill. They refuse to even consider allowing refugees to enter the United States, and are fast-tracking legislation to slam our doors on those who need refuge most!

SIGN THE PETITION: Ask California’s leaders to provide IMMEDIATE relief to 4 million people without access to water

Four million people in California are without reliable access to safe, clean, and affordable drinking water. That’s more people than ALL of Los Angeles.

Demand the attacks against Planned Parenthood be classified as domestic terrorism!

Since videos falsely demonizing Planned Parenthood were released in July, there have been a series of violent, politically-motivated attacks on Planned Parenthood clinic across the nation. 

Tell President Obama: Take immediate action to prevent gun violence

The NRA has a chokehold on Congress. But President Obama can act right now to prevent the next mass shooting by using his executive authority to expand background checks on gun sales and help stop dangerous people from getting their hands on firearms.

SIGN THE PLEDGE: Don’t buy produce grown with toxic oil wastewater

According to Mother Jones magazine, popular California produce companies -- Sunview, Halos Mandarins, Trinchero, and Bee Sweet Citrus -- may be growing their crops with oil industry wastewater laced with toxic compounds and carcinogens. Join us and pledge to stop buying these potentially contaminated products until these companies prove they are NOT grown with oil wastewater!

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