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Comprehensive cosmetic safety reform is desperately needed. The U.S. law that governs the $100 billion beauty and personal care industry hasn’t been significantly updated in 83 years.

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OUR CURRENT ACTIONS

Tell Congress to Support the Safer Beauty Bill Package

The Safer Beauty Bill Package is a historic suite set that will make beauty and personal care products safer for everyone by getting toxic chemicals out, reducing unsafe chemical exposures for the most vulnerable, and making ingredient transparency the new industry standard.

We all deserve products free of cancer-causing chemicals.

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Tell Congress: Support the Scientific Integrity Act!

The Scientific Integrity Act, H.R.849, strengthens evidenced-based policymaking by prohibiting federal agencies from disregarding science or exerting partisan influence.

Take action to protect and prioritize science.

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Tell Your Representatives: Support the Future Generations Protection Act

The Future Generations Protection Act will ban on fracking across the country, ban new fossil fuel plants, and put an end to oil and gas exports.

It's time to TURN OFF the tap to toxic exposures!

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Tell Your Representatives to Pass the Lymphedema Treatment Act in 2022

Patients need compression supplies to control and manage swelling—but Medicare and some private insurance companies don’t cover the costs of these supplies. We believe everyone deserves access to essential medical supplies.

Contact congressional leadership today and ask them to ensure the Lymphedema Treatment Act becomes law this year.

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Stop Banking On Breast Cancer

The pink ribbon banking cards, each emblazoned with a bright pink ribbon, use the goodwill of the breast cancer community to increase Bank of America’s profits, and Bank of America in turn invests in and props up the cancer-causing fossil fuel industry.

Tell Susan G. Komen® to end the Pink Ribbon Banking Program!

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Biden and Harris: Prioritize Breast Cancer

Sign the card to tell Biden and Harris that it’s time to take action and implement policies that get to the root causes of the breast cancer crisis.

Sign the card: Make Sure The Administration Prioritizes Breast Cancer!

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Take Action: Demand Transparency from the NCI

It is clear the agency is doubling down on a bad approach to primary prevention and undermining multiple evidence streams that link harmful chemicals in the environment to increased breast cancer risk.

Don’t let the NCI undermine the science on environmental exposures and breast cancer

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Take Action: No PFAS in Cosmetics Act!

A new study found PFAS chemicals in most waterproof mascara, liquid lipsticks, and foundations.

Tell Congress to Support the No PFAS in Cosmetics Act!

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Download Toolkit: “Activism for All: Breast Cancer Action’s Legislative Toolkit”

With Breast Cancer Action’s Legislative Toolkit, you’ll get the resources, information, and tools you need to engage your legislators about vital issues related to breast cancer.

Your story can make a difference.

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MAKING AN IMPACT

As part of our "Put the Brakes on Cancer" campaign we hand-delivered 45,000 petition signatures urging Ford Motor Companies to stop pinkwashing and commit to producing lower-emission vehicles.
We successfully had the synthetic growth hormone rBGH removed from 2/3 of the U.S. dairy market by demanding and winning change at General Mills and Dannon with our campaign "Yoplait: Put a Lid on It."
After being featured on The Daily Show 168,700 people signed BCAction's petition demanding the nation's largest breast cancer charity, Susan G. Komen, break ties with the fracking industry.
We were the only national breast cancer organization named as a plaintiff in the lawsuit with ACLU to challenge Myriad Genetics' patent on human BRCA genes, an effort that resulted in a win at the Supreme Court.