Known as SOPA and PIPA, they were written to help fight piracy, but in reality could harm more than help. Take a moment to learn more at Google or Wikipedia and then contact the appropriate people in government to tell them not to pass this. Also click on the image above to download a PDF version of the infographic. If you need a funny yet informative explanation The Oatmeal is where you want to go.
Here are two videos that will help explain it all as well. Share these far and wide to help.