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Action Alert: Ban chlorpyrifos for the sake of all our children

Issue: The Environmental Protection Agency announced it would not ban chlorpyrifos, a pesticide used for killing insects, which causes neurological damage to the developing brains of children. Action: Contact the EPA and South Carolina Legislators and tell them to ban

Posted in Environment, News and Alerts

Action Alert: Demand the Withdrawal of the 2001 Authorization of Use of Military Force (AUMF)

Tell Representative Cunningham to support reversal of the AUMF, which gives the President the right to wage war without congressional approval ISSUE:  The 2001 Authorization to Use Military Force authorizes the president to wage war without the approval of Congress.

Posted in Foreign Policy/Russia, News and Alerts

Presidential Candidates’ Positions on Climate Change

Presidential candidates’ positions on climate change

Posted in Environment, News and Alerts

News You Can Use

Three things… On April 1, 2019, SIAN was treated to an excellent presentation by Emily Woglom, Executive Vice President of the Ocean Conservancy. She discussed compelling data about the global impact of plastics on the oceans, described how the Ocean

Posted in News and Alerts

Urgent: Personhood Bill would virtually ban abortion in South Carolina.

On Tuesday morning April 2, 2019, the personhood bill H3020 will be reviewed in Constitutional Law committee. H.3020 is intended to ban abortion as early as six weeks, regardless of women’s needs and circumstances, and before many women even know

Posted in News and Alerts, Women's Reproductive Rights