Pressuring Obama To Ditch the Defense of Marriage Act Is AlterNet's Top Take Action Campaign This Week
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Now it's up to us to see that lawmakers prioritize our privacy. Tell the Department of Health and Human Services that computerized medical records with strong privacy protections are in the public's best interest. Do it here.
X – Save the Dolphins
Illuminated most recently by a thrilling documentary called "The Cove," Japan's abuse of dolphins stands out as one of the most shocking examples of animal cruelty in the world. Each year, more than 20,000 dolphins are slaughtered for their meat, which is intentionally labeled as "whale." This meat contains dangerously high levels of mercury and poses a significant threat to human health.
It's time to let President Obama, Vice President Biden and Japanese Ambassador Ichiro Fujisaki know that such abuses will not stand. Write a letter that urges them to address the cruelty in Taiji. Stop the slaughter before it's too late.