Animal Welfare Criminalize Transporting Dogs in Pickup Trucks

Criminalize Transporting Dogs in Pickup Trucks

More than 100,000 dogs die each year while riding in the backs of pickup trucks, a practice that also endangers other drivers on the road. Put an end to this act of negligence and demand that it become illegal in all 50 states.

Environment Stop Promoting Bad Climate Science

Stop Promoting Bad Climate Science

The Environmental Protection Agency’s integrity is being threatened by new bills that promote corporate interests and silence scientists. Urge the president to immediately repeal these bills to ensure the safety of the environment and secure the interests of the nation’s public health.

Success Success: Conviction Overturned After 40 Years in Solitary Confinement

Success: Conviction Overturned After 40 Years in Solitary Confinement

An inmate and activist has won his appeal after spending decades in solitary confinement, yet he remains unjustly imprisoned. Call on officials to grant his immediate release.

Featured Save Endangered Elephants from Poachers

Save Endangered Elephants from Poachers

Elephants are being slaughtered by organized poaching networks, and U.S. consumers are helping to finance the killing. Save endangered elephants from poachers before these majestic animals disappear forever.

Recent Petitions

Stop Promoting Bad Climate Science

Stop Promoting Bad Climate Science

The Environmental Protection Agency’s integrity is being threatened by new bills that promote corporate interests and silence scientists. Urge the president to immediately repeal these bills to ensure the safety of the environment and secure the interests of the nation’s public health.

Criminalize Transporting Dogs in Pickup Trucks

Criminalize Transporting Dogs in Pickup Trucks

More than 100,000 dogs die each year while riding in the backs of pickup trucks, a practice that also endangers other drivers on the road. Put an end to this act of negligence and demand that it become illegal in all 50 states.

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Demand Resignation of Racist and Homophobic Politician

The Nevada State Assembly recently nominated a racist, misogynist, and homophobic conservative to be its Assembly Speaker. Demand that the politician in question resign from office immediately.

Investigate Animal Shelter After Accusations of Neglect

Investigate Animal Shelter After Accusations of Neglect

An animal shelter has been accused of severely neglecting the very animals it should be taking care of. Please sign this petition to demand that the facilities be restored to a sanitary condition, giving the animals the attention that they need.

Praise Congressman for Working to Ban Animal Testing

Praise Congressman for Working to Ban Animal Testing

A federal ban on cosmetic animal testing may soon be passed in the United States thanks to the efforts of a compassionate congressman who has vowed to improve animal welfare in the country. Commend Congressman Don Beyer for his commitment to improving the lives of animals.

Success: Conviction Overturned After 40 Years in Solitary Confinement

Success: Conviction Overturned After 40 Years in Solitary Confinement

An inmate and activist has won his appeal after spending decades in solitary confinement, yet he remains unjustly imprisoned. Call on officials to grant his immediate release.

Fire Racist Elementary School Teacher

Fire Racist Elementary School Teacher

A Texas elementary school teacher has recently gone on record saying extremely racist and hateful comments against Muslims and Mexican-Americans. Demand that the teacher be immediately fired for her remarks.

Stop a renewal of police brutality in Ferguson

End Renewed Crackdown in Ferguson

A new state of emergency was recently declared in Ferguson, threatening to once again unleash the violent tactics of the National Guard on peaceful protestors. Tell Governor Nixon that a second crackdown on free speech will not heal a community in turmoil.

Applaud Plan to Reduce Plastic Bag Usage

Applaud Plan to Reduce Plastic Bag Usage

European Union countries have agreed to cut plastic bag usage in half in the next five years. Applaud the EU’s plan, which will help preserve the health of the world’s oceans and wildlife.

Urge Obama to protect all immigrant families

Support Real Immigration Reform

Deportation relief is on the way for millions of undocumented immigrants, but millions more are being left out in the cold. Support a more permanent solution that ensures just and inclusive immigration reform.

Investigate Falsified Water Pollution Reports

Investigate Falsified Water Pollution Reports

A mining company may have violated the Clean Water Act by falsifying several reports to environmental regulators about its impact on local water sources. Sign to demand that state officials conduct a full investigation into these allegations.

Stop Push to Make Christianity Mississippi’s Official Religion

Stop Push to Make Christianity Mississippi’s Official Religion

A state initiative in Mississippi is trying to make Christianity the state’s official religion. Demand that the creators and organizers of this discriminatory initiative abandon the push to get it on the 2016 ballot.

Save Endangered Elephants from Poachers

Save Endangered Elephants from Poachers

Elephants are being slaughtered by organized poaching networks, and U.S. consumers are helping to finance the killing. Save endangered elephants from poachers before these majestic animals disappear forever.

Fire Principal Who Allowed Blackface at School Event

Fire Principal Who Allowed Blackface at School Event

Several high school students wore blackface for a school-sanctioned event with their principal’s permission. Demand that she be removed from her position for her failure to stop an innocent football game from becoming a racist sideshow.

Punish Laboratory for Putting Live Rabbit in Freezer

Punish Laboratory for Putting Live Rabbit in Freezer

Lab employees recently attempted to euthanize a rabbit by putting it in a freezer, among numerous other violations of the Animal Welfare Act. Shockingly, this lab has yet to be penalized for its cruelty and incompetence. Stop the torture now and demand it be held accountable.

Praise Jail for Creating Transgender-Friendly Facilities

Praise Jail for Creating Transgender-Friendly Facilities

Transgender inmates will now be offered specialized housing units to safely separate them from the general prison population. Thank the Department of Correction Commissioner for supporting trans rights.

Ban Fur Farming

Ban Fur Farming

Recent footage of the deplorable conditions inside Canadian fur farms has led to public outcry for an official ban on fur production. Stop the cruelty now and outlaw the fur industry in Canada.

Cancel Show Starring Anti-LGBTQ Family

Cancel Show Starring Anti-LGBTQ Family

The star of a popular reality show is spreading hateful anti-LGBTQ propaganda to her community. Her influence as a celebrity could have severe negative effects on people who have done nothing wrong. Ask the TV station to show solidarity to LGBTQ people by canceling the show.

Praise Jon Stewart for Disdaining Cruel Gestation Crates

Praise Jon Stewart for Disdaining Cruel Gestation Crates

Influential television-show host Jon Stewart recently exposed the cruel nature of cramped gestation crates used on pig farms and the depressing lives many sows lead. Thank Stewart for his activism by signing this petition.

Find Murderer of Cats Hung from Tree

Find Murderer of Cats Hung from Tree

A man responsible for hanging 25 dead cats from a tree has been charged with polluting the environment, but not animal cruelty. Help find the real killer by urging the NYPD police commissioner to lend a hand.

Demand Justice for Dog Shot by Hunter

Demand Justice for Dog Shot by Hunter

A family dog was brutally shot and killed by a hunter. The man guilty of this dog’s death believed the dog to be a stray and could possibly get away with this crime because of a confusing county law. Sign this petition to demand the man be charged with murder.

Stop Execution of Severely Mentally Ill Man

Stop Execution of Severely Mentally Ill Man

A severely schizophrenic man is set to be killed by the State of Texas, despite laws prohibiting the execution of the mentally insane. Halt the execution and give this mentally ill man a chance to receive treatment for his condition.

Condemn Bureaucratic Oversight that Resulted in Aquifer Pollution

Condemn Bureaucratic Oversight that Resulted in Aquifer Pollution

Oil companies have been legally dumping waste water into aquifers containing drinkable water thanks to a bureaucratic oversight. Please sign the petition to demand this situation be rectified.

Demand Kmart Allow Workers to Celebrate Thanksgiving

Demand Kmart Allow Workers to Celebrate Thanksgiving

Kmart stores are scheduled to open at 6 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day, denying workers their previously allocated time off and thereby preventing them from spending the holiday with their loved ones. Demand that Kmart respect its employees’ personal lives by closing its doors on Thanksgiving Day.

Tell School to Stop Sending Fundraising Letters from Fake Students

Tell School to Stop Sending Fundraising Letters from Fake Students

Letters from fake students are being sent by a Native American school to garner sympathy and money from unsuspecting Americans. Not only is this practice unethical, but it paints the Native American community in a harsh light. Stop the school from sending these letters by signing this petition.