Animal Welfare Stop Forcing Abused Elephants to Work at State Fairs

Stop Forcing Abused Elephants to Work at State Fairs

A state fair is scheduled to feature elephant rides from a notoriously abusive supplier, despite a previous elephant-related incident involving the injury of 12 children. Urge state officials to ban elephant performances from civic events and stop funding the torture of these helpless animals.

Environment Stop Development in Rare Rainforest

Stop Development in Rare Rainforest

Developers are planning to build a shopping center and apartment complex in a very rare rainforest ecosystem. Urge Florida’s governor to put a stop to this destructive plan immediately.

Success Success: Lobbyists’ Gifts to Elected Officials to be Disclosed

Success: Lobbyists’ Gifts to Elected Officials to be Disclosed

In a victory for transparency, all-expenses-paid trips taken by members of Congress must once more be disclosed on an annual form. This decision fights corruption and makes the government more open. Thank officials for restoring mandatory disclosure.

Featured Protect Ocean Animals from Plastic Pollution

Protect Ocean Animals from Plastic Pollution

Melting Arctic ice could release more than a trillion pieces of plastic litter into the world’s oceans. Help save marine life from this gigantic environmental threat.

Recent Petitions

Tell McDonalds to Raise Its Standards for the Health of Consumers

Tell McDonalds to Raise Its Standards for the Health of Consumers

A meat supplier has been selling tainted product to McDonalds. As the leader in fast food, McDonalds has the power to prevent scandals like this from happening again by raising standards for its products. We are calling on them to start doing so immediately.

Applaud Teen’s Activism to Bring Back Abducted Schoolgirls

Applaud Teen’s Activism to Bring Back Abducted Schoolgirls

Over 200 schoolgirls were abducted in Nigeria by a religious terrorist group and have yet to be found. One young woman, Malala Yousafzai, has rekindled the fire to fight for the girls’ freedom through her passion for equality and education for all women. Praise Yousafzai for her activism in the face of adversity.

Criticize Building’s ‘Poor Door’ for Low-Income Residents

Criticize Building’s ‘Poor Door’ for Low-Income Residents

A new ‘poor door’ has been created for affordable housing residents to prevent them from using the building’s main entrance. Tell the building company to end its discrimination against low-income tenants and allow all residents to use the main entryways.

Applaud Development of Mobile Showers for the Homeless

Applaud Development of Mobile Showers for the Homeless

A woman recently converted old buses into mobile showers for the homeless. Show your appreciation for her compassionate work.

Stop Forcing Abused Elephants to Work at State Fairs

Stop Forcing Abused Elephants to Work at State Fairs

A state fair is scheduled to feature elephant rides from a notoriously abusive supplier, despite a previous elephant-related incident involving the injury of 12 children. Urge state officials to ban elephant performances from civic events and stop funding the torture of these helpless animals.

Supporters of LGBTQ rights parade in Helsinki, Finland.

Don’t Force Citizens to Choose Between Love and Gender Identity

Finnish transgender citizens are required to have a surgical procedure in order to legally change genders. Furthermore, Finland does not recognize same-sex marriage, thus forcing transgender married couples to enter a domestic partnership or divorce. Stop this human rights injustice: no one should have to choose between love and his or her gender identity.

Approve of Efforts to Monitor Animal Agriculture

Approve of Efforts to Monitor Animal Agriculture

The actual farming methods utilized in the agricultural industry are often shrouded in mystery. Due to the lack of transparency in animal practices on farms, farm workers are able to get away with acts of animal cruelty and illegal pollution. Applaud the actions of an individual in assisting with the monitoring of the agriculture industry.

Stop Development in Rare Rainforest

Stop Development in Rare Rainforest

Developers are planning to build a shopping center and apartment complex in a very rare rainforest ecosystem. Urge Florida’s governor to put a stop to this destructive plan immediately.

Stop Airport from Poisoning More Birds

Stop Airport from Poisoning More Birds

Hundreds of birds close to a Texan airport were poisoned with a pest control to remove these innocent animals from the airport. Sign this petition to stop the airport’s future attempts to slaughter more birds and encourage non-lethal alternatives to control the bird population.

Stop Hunting Critically Endangered Orangutans

Stop Hunting Critically Endangered Orangutans

Critically endangered orangutans have faced serious devastation from habitat loss. Now, with their numbers so low, hunting threatens their extinction. Urge the Indonesian government to protect these great apes from senseless killing.

Urge Grocery Chain to Protect Cows from Dehorning

Urge Grocery Chain to Protect Cows from Dehorning

A popular grocery chain has rejected the painless method of breeding hornless livestock, instead opting to violently remove the horns from young calves. Urge the company’s chief executive to end the brutal practice of ‘dehorning’ and embrace natural, humane techniques.

Punish Man Who Killed and Dismembered Dogs

Punish Man Who Killed and Dismembered Dogs

Authorities apprehended a man who was charged with five counts of animal abuse for killing, and dismembering five dogs. Ensure this man is punished to the full extent of the law for not only harming these animals, but for deceiving their previous owners.

Save Foxes from Cruel Trapping

Save Foxes from Cruel Trapping

Trapping foxes is an unnecessarily cruel way to deal with wildlife, yet one city is jumping to trap and remove these harmless animals from its vicinity. Tell city officials that this is a ridiculously strong reaction to the presence of foxes in the area.

Tell Sports Federation to Abolish Gender Testing

Tell Sports Federation to Abolish Gender Testing

A promising female athlete from India was recently denied the right to compete because she failed a dehumanizing gender test. Sign the petition to tell the sports federation to abolish this discriminatory practice.

Denounce Guardians for Starving Boy

Denounce Guardians for Starving Boy

A seven-year-old boy was admitted to a hospital for being severely malnourished, and those to blame for his condition are his mother and grandparents. The caretakers should be denounced for their actions, as no child should suffer this long without food.

Demand Samsung Stop Worker Abuse and Child Labor

Demand Samsung Stop Worker Abuse and Child Labor

End Samsung’s rampant worker abuse and violation of child labor laws. Tell the CEO that you won’t tolerate such vile actions. Boycott Samsung products until they create safer working conditions.

Protect the Health of Imported Puppies

Protect the Health of Imported Puppies

Sick puppies are too commonly imported from out-of-state pet sellers, causing needless suffering and jeopardizing the health of local communities. Urge government representatives to protect the health and wellbeing of imported puppies and the communities they travel to by regulating puppy imports.

Close One of the Worst Dog Breeding Facilities in the Country

Close One of the Worst Dog Breeding Facilities in the Country

A breeding facility named one of the worst puppy mills in the country is subjecting innocent dogs to deplorable living conditions and severe neglect. Urge authorities to end the suffering of these poor creatures and prevent even more suffering in the future by taking immediate action to shut down this cruel facility.

Save the Last Captive Polar Bear in Argentina

Save the Last Captive Polar Bear in Argentina

Don’t allow another polar bear to die in captivity. Save this beautiful creature from excessive heat and animal cruelty by taking action now.

Protect Yellowstone National Park from Oil Drilling

Protect Yellowstone National Park from Oil Drilling

Yellowstone National Park could be opened to oil drilling and mining, if an anti-environmental gubernatorial candidate wins his current bid for office. Urge this candidate to reconsider his views and stop the world from losing one of its most geographically unique and amazing natural preserves.

Protect Ocean Animals from Plastic Pollution

Protect Ocean Animals from Plastic Pollution

Melting Arctic ice could release more than a trillion pieces of plastic litter into the world’s oceans. Help save marine life from this gigantic environmental threat.

Reject Political Attack on National Monuments

Reject Political Attack on National Monuments

Proposed national monuments may soon be in danger of development and exploitation if a bill aimed at slowing down the process by which national monuments can be created is passed. Tell the Senate to protect public lands and historic sites by rejecting this cynical attack on American heritage.

Applaud Influential Woman for Advocating Sustainable Food Choices

Applaud Influential Woman for Advocating Sustainable Food Choices

A woman dedicated to animal rights and social justice has been promoted to an influential position at the USDA, and is advocating a sustainable diet to highlight the impact that our food choices will have on the future of people, animals and the planet. Commend this woman for taking a bold stand in defense of health and environmental conservation.

Lift Travel Ban on Crimean Activist

Lift Travel Ban on Crimean Activist

An activist who recently traveled outside his homeland has been barred from returning, a clear violation of his human right to freedom of movement. Demand that his travel ban be revoked and that all activists receive the fair treatment they deserve.

Stop Political Candidate’s Effort to Destroy National Parks

Stop Political Candidate’s Effort to Destroy National Parks

Wyoming’s protected lands may soon be leased to corporations for drilling, mining, and other environmentally destructive practices. Tell the politician responsible for this disastrous plan to change his stance and protect these pristine landscapes.