Animal Welfare Rehire Teacher Fired for Animal Rights Advocacy

Rehire Teacher Fired for Animal Rights Advocacy

A teacher was fired after posting a Facebook message critiquing the dairy industry’s treatment of cows. Ask that the district apologize for its unethical actions and offer him his job back.

Environment Save Unique Horned Lizard from Extinction

Save Unique Horned Lizard from Extinction

A unique horned lizard is experiencing rapid population declines due to human development, illegal trapping, and invasive fire ants. Demand protection for this incredible reptile.

Success Success: New York State Bans Fracking

Success: New York State Bans Fracking

Fracking in New York State has recently been banned due to the numerous health and environmental risks it poses. Applaud the governor for prioritizing the health and safety of New Yorkers over profit.

Featured Stop Deadly Smog Pollution

Stop Deadly Smog Pollution

Breathing smog pollution is like having a sunburn in your lungs. Exposure to smog causes asthma, lung damage, and premature death. Stop this dangerous threat to public health.

Recent Petitions

Save Unique Horned Lizard from Extinction

Save Unique Horned Lizard from Extinction

A unique horned lizard is experiencing rapid population declines due to human development, illegal trapping, and invasive fire ants. Demand protection for this incredible reptile.

Rehire Teacher Fired for Animal Rights Advocacy

Rehire Teacher Fired for Animal Rights Advocacy

A teacher was fired after posting a Facebook message critiquing the dairy industry’s treatment of cows. Ask that the district apologize for its unethical actions and offer him his job back.

Praise Humane Treatment of Feral Cats

Praise Humane Treatment of Feral Cats

Feral cat colonies are now able to continue living peacefully in the town they call home as a result of a new ordinance. Thank the Barnegat Township Committee for permitting feral cat colonies.

Grant Orangutan the Right to Freedom

Grant Orangutan the Right to Freedom

A captive orangutan has won her freedom on the grounds that it is cruel to keep such an intelligent creature behind bars. Praise the lawyers and officials who helped assert this gentle creature’s rights.

Save the Checkerspot Butterfly from Extinction

Save the Checkerspot Butterfly from Extinction

The checkerspot butterfly’s chances of survival are steadily declining as its habitat is limited. Urge the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to list the butterfly as an endangered species to ensure its protection.

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End Misogynistic Campaign Against Congresswoman

Old white men continue to be misogynists, especially to women in positions of power. Demand that the executive director of a pro-gun organization end his offensive and threatening campaign against a prominent congresswoman.

Protect Our Health from Toxic Coal Ash

Protect Our Health from Toxic Coal Ash

Coal ash contains toxic heavy metals and tends to leach into the environment, harming human health. Demand that it be properly treated as the hazardous waste that it is.

Don’t Kill Soldiers for Refusing Suicide Mission

Don’t Kill Soldiers for Refusing Suicide Mission

Fifty-four soldiers have been sentenced to death for embarrassing the armed forces by requesting enough weapons to fight. Demand their lives be spared.

Restore Pension for Officer Fired After Defending Civilian

Restore Pension for Officer Fired After Defending Civilian

A police officer of 19 years was fired for restraining another officer who was using excessive force against a suspect. Condemn the termination, and demand that she is paid the pension she has been denied.

Don’t Desecrate Sacred Native American Site for Tourism

Don’t Desecrate Sacred Native American Site for Tourism

Sacred Native American land will be given away for tourism development if the U.S. government doesn’t do something. Sign the petition to tell Congress to keep its hands off protected ceremonial sites and stop desecrating land for money.

Stop PennEast pipeline

Stop Invasive Pipeline from Destroying Natural Areas

Wildlife habitat, fresh waterways, and fertile farmlands are at risk from a proposed 108-mile gas pipeline. Take action now to protect this area from permanent environmental damage caused by the pipeline’s construction and operation.

Praise Protection of Great Lakes Wolves

Praise Protection of Great Lakes Wolves

Wolves will be placed back on the endangered species list, protecting them from being trapped and hunted. Praise the move, which will ensure past conservation efforts do not go to waste.

Applaud Farmworker’s Win Against Mining Corporation

Applaud Farmworker’s Win Against Mining Corporation

Mining companies often use violence to intimidate farmers into abandoning their fields. Praise one woman’s bravery in resisting a wealthy energy company and successfully preventing the destruction of her family’s land.

Approve of Psychiatric Evaluation for Animal Torturer

Approve of Psychiatric Evaluation for Animal Torturer

A man who tortured a cat and dog will undergo a psychiatric evaluation to help determine an appropriate sentence for his horrific crime. Applaud the prosecution’s efforts to ensure that this murderer does not re-offend.

Applaud Charges Against Negligent Veterinarian

Applaud Charges Against Negligent Veterinarian

A veterinarian responsible for the starvation deaths of four animals within their care and the neglect of several more have been charged with several counts of animal cruelty. Applaud the prosecutor’s efforts to ensure that the vet’s cruel and negligent actions are punished.

Support Animal Welfare in China

Support Animal Welfare in China

China is drafting its first-ever legislation recognizing animal rights. Support the bill, which will be a large blow to the illegal endangered wildlife trade.

Success: New York State Bans Fracking

Success: New York State Bans Fracking

Fracking in New York State has recently been banned due to the numerous health and environmental risks it poses. Applaud the governor for prioritizing the health and safety of New Yorkers over profit.

Don’t Give Men Control Over Women’s Bodies

Don’t Give Men Control Over Women’s Bodies

Pregnant women seeking an abortion may soon be required to obtain a man’s permission prior to receiving the procedure. Please act now to fight for gender equality and protect a woman’s right to choose.

Fire Cop For Threatening Tweets

Fire Cop For Threatening Tweets

A cop posted threatening messages directed at protesters on his public social media account, saying that he would be carrying his gun if anyone decided to protest around him. Demand that this violent, hostile man be removed from his position as a police officer.

Demand Greater Climate Responsibility for Developed Nations

Demand Greater Climate Responsibility for Developed Nations

Little was accomplished at a recent global climate change conference except for a resolution that spreads responsibility for climate change evenly among nations, regardless of their ability or impact. Tell U.S. Climate Envoy Todd Stern to press for a greater share of responsibility for developed nations.

Save Wild Salmon from Toxic Mine

Save Wild Salmon from Toxic Mine

Wild salmon in Alaska are threatened by the construction of an invasive and potentially toxic mine. Demand that the Pebble Mine project be dismissed entirely.

Applaud School for Supporting Trans Rights

Applaud School for Supporting Trans Rights

Trans high school students will no longer be discriminated against on sports teams thanks to a monumental new policy. Sign the petition to support trans-inclusivity in America’s schools.

Educate Cops on Humane Canine Treatment

Educate Cops on Humane Canine Treatment

A police officer was recently caught on camera hitting a K-9 dog and hanging him in the air by his leash. Urge the Hammond Police Department to instate a program to educate its officers on how to humanely interact with dogs.

Stop Kidnapping Baby Elephants for Circuses

Stop Kidnapping Baby Elephants for Circuses

Baby elephants are being torn from their mothers and exported to work in Chinese circuses. Stop this abuse by urging China to stop accepting these infants into the country.

Redact Dangerous Pro-Rape Commentary

Redact Dangerous Pro-Rape Commentary

Rape culture is alive and well in America and we all have a responsibility to end it. Demand that a prominent conservative commentator apologize for her offensive, victim-blaming remarks about rape and sexual assault on college campuses.