Animal Welfare Applaud Prison Sentence for Man Who Sexually Abused Puppy

Applaud Prison Sentence for Man Who Sexually Abused Puppy

A man found guilty of sodomizing an eight-month-old puppy was recently sentenced to five years in prison. Praise the judge who took a strong stance against the horrific sexual abuse and cruel neglect of animals.

Environment Commend Ban on Hunting Drones

Commend Ban on Hunting Drones

The use of drones to advantage hunters by pinpointing and herding wildlife has been banned in Vermont. Commend the ban, which will ensure animals have a fair flight advantage while being hunted.

Success Success: Marine Sanctuary Expanded to Prevent Overfishing

Success: Marine Sanctuary Expanded to Prevent Overfishing

Hawaii’s coral reefs and marine life have been under threat for decades, but President Obama has taken a major step towards restoring them by expanding a national marine preserve. Commend him for preserving these fragile ecosystems.

Featured Support Compassionate Care for the Sick and Elderly

Support Compassionate Care for the Sick and Elderly

Compassionate caregivers who spend months or years caring for sick and elderly loved ones deserve to be praised, not penalized. Make sure caregivers don’t lose essential Social Security benefits.

Recent Petitions

Commend Ban on Hunting Drones

Commend Ban on Hunting Drones

The use of drones to advantage hunters by pinpointing and herding wildlife has been banned in Vermont. Commend the ban, which will ensure animals have a fair flight advantage while being hunted.

Applaud Prison Sentence for Man Who Sexually Abused Puppy

Applaud Prison Sentence for Man Who Sexually Abused Puppy

A man found guilty of sodomizing an eight-month-old puppy was recently sentenced to five years in prison. Praise the judge who took a strong stance against the horrific sexual abuse and cruel neglect of animals.

Success: Marine Sanctuary Expanded to Prevent Overfishing

Success: Marine Sanctuary Expanded to Prevent Overfishing

Hawaii’s coral reefs and marine life have been under threat for decades, but President Obama has taken a major step towards restoring them by expanding a national marine preserve. Commend him for preserving these fragile ecosystems.

Launch Investigation into Man’s Mysterious Death

Launch Investigation into Man’s Mysterious Death

A man’s death has been ruled a suicide despite strange circumstances that suggest murder. The Kentucky State Police conducted only minimal investigations and refuse to reopen the case. Urge the police to bring closure to the man’s family with a thorough investigation.

Free Student Arrested for Social Media Posts

Free Student Arrested for Social Media Posts

A student activist in Malaysia has been arrested and tortured after posting criticism of the government on his social media page. Sign the petition and demand his immediate release.

Gates of the Arctic National Park Preserve, Alaska

Protect National Park from Mining Road

Wildlife habitat, freshwater streams, and virgin land are threatened by a proposed mining access road through a national park. Take action now to protect Alaska’s iconic wilderness.

Thank Celebrity for Raising Environmental Awareness

Thank Celebrity for Raising Environmental Awareness

Lance Bass uses his celebrity status to raise awareness about important social and environmental issues, sharing his passion for slowing climate change through conserving resources with his fans via social media. Please sign this petition to thank him for his efforts to better the world.

Protest Exploitative Animal Circuses and Attractions

Protest Exploitative Animal Circuses and Attractions

Many circus animals are subjected to abuse and mistreatment behind the scenes. Animal welfare organizations protest such attractions in the hopes of banning all animal entertainment once and for all. Sign this petition to support their fight against animal exploitation.

Demand Whereabouts of Kidnapped Newspaper Editor

Demand Whereabouts of Kidnapped Newspaper Editor

A Ukrainian separatist newspaper editor was recently abducted for peacefully expressing his political views. While rumors of his death have surfaced, some believe he is still alive and fear he is being tortured or mistreated. Sign the petition and demand the whereabouts of this innocent man.

Bring Senator to Justice for Cruel Pigeon Shoot

Bring Senator to Justice for Cruel Pigeon Shoot

A U.S. senator recently held a fundraising event at which hundreds of pigeons were released to be shot by guests. Video footage shows guests kicking wounded and bleeding birds across the ground. Hold Senator Inhofe accountable now.

Withdraw Proposal of Biased History Curriculum

Withdraw Proposal of Biased History Curriculum

Students in a Colorado school district walked out of class in protest of a new curriculum that would censor American history and deter civil disobedience. To stop this censorship, we need to petition the superintendent to give the students a clear and truthful picture of American history.

Support Compassionate Care for the Sick and Elderly

Support Compassionate Care for the Sick and Elderly

Compassionate caregivers who spend months or years caring for sick and elderly loved ones deserve to be praised, not penalized. Make sure caregivers don’t lose essential Social Security benefits.

Protect LGBT Youth from Homelessness

Protect LGBT Youth from Homelessness

Thousands of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth end up living on the streets after being forced to leave home. Support efforts to give these young people the safety and security they deserve.

Stand Up for Transgender Rights

Stand Up for Transgender Rights

Transgender people in Malaysia face prejudice, abuse, and even criminal penalties on a regular basis. Urge the Malaysian government to protect the trans community’s access to education, housing, healthcare, and other basic human necessities.

Praise Recognition of Animal Cruelty as a Crime Against Society

Praise Recognition of Animal Cruelty as a Crime Against Society

Deliberate, cruel acts that inflict harm on pets, zoo animals, livestock, research animals, and wildlife are all too common. Fortunately, the FBI now recognizes animal cruelty as a crime against society, putting it in league with violent crimes committed against humans. Thank them for protecting the lives of animals across the country.

Protect Wildlife from Deadly Plastic Bag Pollution

Protect Wildlife from Deadly Plastic Bag Pollution

Plastic bags are polluting the oceans, endangering the lives of millions of marine organisms, and disfiguring our beaches. Take action to protect marine life from further harm by banning the use of plastic bags in one of the nation’s largest states.

Harshly Punish Professional Football Player for Domestic Violence

Harshly Punish Professional Football Player for Domestic Violence

An NFL player was arrested on charges of beating his wife and toddler son. These victims of an abusive relationship should be given the justice they deserve. Urge the district attorney to give the man a strict sentence to ensure that he does not repeat his abusive behavior.

Arrest Rapist Accused of Brutally Attacking Teen Girl

Arrest Rapist Accused of Brutally Attacking Teen Girl

Three teens allegedly drugged, beat and raped a 16-year-old girl, sending pictures of the assault to multiple people. Although two of the culprits have been arrested, the third is currently on the run. Help ensure that he is arrested and harshly punished for his violent crimes.

Applaud Restoration of Federal Protections for Wolves

Applaud Restoration of Federal Protections for Wolves

Threatened gray wolves have been reinstated as an endangered species, protecting their dwindling populations from over-hunting. Thank the federal court for rejecting a flawed wolf-management plan and restoring federal protections for the wolf population.

Success: Google Breaks Ties With Climate Deniers

Success: Google Breaks Ties With Climate Deniers

Google ditched a notorious anti-green, climate change-denying lobbying group after pressure from millions of users. Thank Google for sticking up for the environment by severing ties with this irresponsible organization.

Applaud Success of Small Business Initiative

Applaud Success of Small Business Initiative

Hundreds of entrepreneurs have become successful business owners thanks to a new Texas law relaxing regulations for home businesses. Praise the law, which has given the recovering economy a much-needed boost.

Protest Legalization of Corporal Punishment

Protest Legalization of Corporal Punishment

A proposed Indonesian law would impose caning as punishment for a range of offenses, including sex outside of marriage, adultery, same-sex relationships, and consumption of alcohol. Sign this petition to urge legislators not to pass a law that violates citizens’ basic human rights.

Punish Gym Teacher for Having Sex With a Minor

Punish Gym Teacher for Having Sex With a Minor

A Pennsylvania gym teacher had sex with a 15-year-old student on school grounds. Sign this petition to demand that the teacher be punished for soliciting sex from an underage student.

Don’t Throw Away Lives of Nonviolent Offenders

Don’t Throw Away Lives of Nonviolent Offenders

Thousands of people are spending decades behind bars after committing nonviolent offenses, while taxpayers cover the bill. Demand reforms to make sentencing fair and less costly.

Applaud Woman for Rescuing Endangered Birds

Applaud Woman for Rescuing Endangered Birds

One Northern California resident has designed a sanctuary for rescued exotic birds and conservation facility for endangered species around her own home. Applaud the woman for giving these birds a nurturing, loving environment in which to heal and thrive.