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#DumpTrump: 500,000+ Urge Google not to fund Trump-led Republican Convention
Plane flies over Google HQ and Bay Area w/ banner: “Google: Don’t be evil. #DumpTrump” Mountain View, CA, April 28, 2016 – One day before Donald Trump is scheduled…Read More
AZ voter suppression: CREDO applauds DOJ for launching investigation
“Investigating Arizona Republicans’ blatant voter disenfranchisement scheme is the right thing to do,” said CREDO Communications Director Josh Nelson. “We applaud the Department of Justice for acting quickly to respond to last month’s primary election debacle,” Nelson continued.
“Republicans around the country are finding new and creative ways to suppress and dilute the votes of African-Americans and Latinos,” Nelson added. “The DOJ must remain vigilant and aggressively crack down on any Republican efforts to suppress Americans’ right to vote in 2016.”Read More
CREDO Mobile Plans Donations to Give #DoYourJob Campaign a Major Boost
CREDO Mobile announced today that Alliance for Justice, the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy and People For the American Way Foundation have been selected to receive donations this month as part of CREDO’s innovative monthly donations program. The three groups were nominated by CREDO Mobile customers and then chosen from among hundreds of nonprofits for CREDO’s April donations slate.Read More
In the News
CNN: For corporations, GOP Convention is bad business
“It’s important for Google and Microsoft to be reminded that sponsorship of a Trump-led convention helps legitimize and normalize Trump’s hate,” reads the Credo petition. This sentiment is absolutely on point. Although corporations routinely give money and in-kind donations to both political parties for their conventions, the 2016 Republican convention will be anything but a routine event.Read More
THE HILL: Thousands back Warren on tax filing, Panama Papers
As of Monday morning, more than 65,000 people had signed a CREDO petition to urge Congress to support legislation Warren introduced last week that aims to simplify and reduce the cost of tax filing.Read More
CONSUMERIST: Petition Against Encryption-Weakening Bill Crosses 40,000 Signatures In Two Days
Those critics include the activists at CREDO Action, who launched a petition asking Congress not to move forward with the Burr-Feinstein bill. “As this debate continues to play out over the coming weeks and months, we need to forcefully reject the dangerous language in the Burr-Feinstein bill and any other legislation that would put Americans’ privacy and security at risk by undermining encryption,” the petition concludes.
Apparently tens of thousands of people agreed, and in a very short period of time. By 9:30 this morning (eastern time), the petition had sailed well past 40,000 signatures and was still climbing.Read More