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Join the Action Against Big Pharma: Drop the Lawsuits!

Add your name to join more than 150,000 people and more than 70 groups who are demanding that the CEOs of Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc., Bristol Myers Squibb Co., Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc., Merck, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Co., and Novo Nordisk withdraw their lawsuits attempting to block drug price negotiation provisions under the Inflation Reduction Act.

Medicare’s ability to negotiate drug prices is a critical step toward making medications more affordable for millions of Americans, especially seniors and those with limited financial resources. Big Pharma's actions undermine the fundamental principle that everyone deserves the medication they need at prices they can afford.

As concerned patients, citizens, and advocates for affordable drugs, we are outraged by their current legal action to attempt to prevent Medicare from negotiating prices for some of its costliest drugs.

Take Action: End Prison Labor’s Role In Our Food System

Prison labor is responsible for foods that end up in Target, Whole Foods, Aldi and Costco―and the prisoners who are forced to play a role in our food system receive little-to-no compensation for their labor.

This is slavery by another name. Political leaders must take action to end prison labor’s role in our food system! Sign our open letter today!

Open Letter to political leaders:

The issue of the American prison food system is the issue of the global food system. Food should be food. Food should be nutritious, nutritious food should be accessible, the people who labor in the food system should benefit from their labor and, overall, food should definitely not be a punishment. These are not lofty ambitions for a perfect future but intrinsic truths to a well-functioning food system. Our lives as free citizens are currently made easier and cheaper by prison labor and imprisoned peoples’ lives are made to be more difficult and unjust by our food supply chains. End forced prison labor’s role in our food system!

Add your name: Hold jails and prisons accountable

Jails and prisons across the U.S. are underreporting—and even hiding—deaths in their facilities. A Senate report shows that the Department of Justice severely undercounts deaths in U.S. jails.

We need transparency now. Jails and prisons must be held accountable for unreported deaths.

Join Vera in demanding that jails and prisons stop underreporting and hiding deaths in their facilities.