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The 5 Rights

In order to create a society where everyone has a fair chance at success, we need five fundamental rights to be protected by law. No one — not corporations and their lobbyists — should have the ability to take any of these rights away, just to make a profit.

The Right to Health

Universal health care must be a right — not a privilege — so everyone has the chance to live a healthy life, and our government needs to act to protect the foundations of our health.

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The Right to an Equal Vote

A healthy democracy depends on the broadest participation possible. Everyone must have an equal voice to demand justice from our government, and everyone must be able to vote with no discrimination and no barriers.

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The Right to Clean Air and Clean Water

Everyone has the right to breathe fresh air and drink clean water, free from industrial poisons. Corporations must not be able to violate this right for the sake of their profits.

The Right to Learn

Without guaranteed access to a good education, there’s no such thing as equal opportunity. Our government must ensure that all Americans have the right to a free, quality, public education that begins at preschool and provides the skills and training required to succeed in a 21st-century economy.

The Right to a Living Wage

No one should be forced to work more than one full-time job just to survive, and no one should see their raise eaten up by the rising cost of living.

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