Animal Welfare Justice for Fatally Scalded Dog

Justice for Fatally Scalded Dog

A man allegedly placed a dog in a hot shower with no way to escape, fatally scalding him. Sign this petition to urge the district attorney to prosecute this man to the fullest extent and ensure he is never able to harm another animal.

Environment Urge China to Issue Permanent Ban on Ivory

Urge China to Issue Permanent Ban on Ivory

China recently imposed a one-year ban on the import of ivory products, but this is not enough to save the elephants. A permanent ban is needed; please help enact this ban by signing the petition.

Success Success: Circus Elephants to Be Phased Out

Success: Circus Elephants to Be Phased Out

A circus company will be releasing its elephants and will no longer be using them in any of their circus shows. This is all thanks to the efforts of animal lovers who spoke out against this abusive practice. Thank animal welfare activists for saving elephants from a lifetime in chains.

Human Rights Provide Aid for Children Orphaned by Ebola

Provide Aid for Children Orphaned by Ebola

Thousands of children in parts of West Africa have been orphaned by the Ebola virus. International aid agencies need funding to continue operating at a capacity that would allow every child a fair chance at surviving. Urge the president to allocate funds to help these desperate children.

Recent Petitions

Justice for Fatally Scalded Dog

Justice for Fatally Scalded Dog

A man allegedly placed a dog in a hot shower with no way to escape, fatally scalding him. Sign this petition to urge the district attorney to prosecute this man to the fullest extent and ensure he is never able to harm another animal.

Ban the Sale of Electronic Cigarettes to Minors

Ban the Sale of Electronic Cigarettes to Minors

Online tobacco vendors are not enforcing age restrictions for the purchase of electronic cigarettes and we are experiencing a dramatic increase in use among minors. Please sign this petition to urge the FDA to issue regulation banning the sale of e-cigarettes to minors.

More Jail Time Needed for Animal Abuse Offenders

More Jail Time Needed for Animal Abuse Offenders

Former father and son farmers in Northern Ireland were convicted of abusing their animals but were only sentenced to four months in jail. Their farm animals were found in atrocious conditions. Please persuade the district judge to next time give animal abusers like them the maximum sentencing.

Urge China to Issue Permanent Ban on Ivory

Urge China to Issue Permanent Ban on Ivory

China recently imposed a one-year ban on the import of ivory products, but this is not enough to save the elephants. A permanent ban is needed; please help enact this ban by signing the petition.

Stop Overuse of Antipsychotic Drugs on Elderly Patients

Stop Overuse of Antipsychotic Drugs on Elderly Patients

Antipsychotic medications are overused or inappropriately used on the elderly throughout the U.S., federal investigators have found. Urge Medicare authorities to curb this misuse and give elderly Americans the dignity and quality care they deserve.

Provide Aid for Children Orphaned by Ebola

Provide Aid for Children Orphaned by Ebola

Thousands of children in parts of West Africa have been orphaned by the Ebola virus. International aid agencies need funding to continue operating at a capacity that would allow every child a fair chance at surviving. Urge the president to allocate funds to help these desperate children.

Install Air Filters on School Buses to Protect Children

Install Air Filters on School Buses to Protect Children

Children are exposed to dangerous amounts of air pollution while they are riding on school buses. Keep the air and the lungs of our children clean by supporting a new filtration system that reduces smog and other pollutants on school buses.

Protect Vanishing Monkeys

Protect Vanishing Monkeys

Myanmar snub-nosed Monkeys are quickly dying off due in large part to an over-abundance of logging. Sign this petition and demand sanctions be put back in place which will prohibit the country of Myanmar from trading lumber products with the European Union.

Support Compassion Toward Psychologically Troubled Dogs

Support Compassion Toward Psychologically Troubled Dogs

Aggressive dogs may be allowed to rehabilitate at home, rather than in a shelter where they would likely receive inadequate mental support. Support this movement to ensure a stress-free recovery for troubled dogs by signing this petition.

Denounce Assertion That Prison Rape Proves Homosexuality is a Choice

Denounce Assertion That Prison Rape Proves Homosexuality is a Choice

A presidential candidate said that people who go to prison “come out gay,” asserting that this is proof that homosexuality is a choice. In reality, many prisoners are raped by fellow inmates. Sign to denounce this incredibly insensitive and homophobic statement.

Punish Woman for Starving Dog

Punish Woman for Starving Dog

A black lab was found severely underweight and freezing at the home of a woman who may have already killed another dog. This kind of animal cruelty needs to stop now. Persuade the justices to give the maximum sentencing to his alleged offender, if found guilty.

Provide Terminally Ill Inmates with Adequate Treatment Options

Provide Terminally Ill Inmates with Adequate Treatment Options

Terminally ill inmates are not treated humanely or offered the treatment they need to survive. Demand prison officials to allow dying prisoners to receive pain medication and medical advice.

Stop Cruel Medical Experiments on Primates

Stop Cruel Medical Experiments on Primates

Primates are experiencing tremendous suffering as a result of being given drugs to make them develop Parkinson’s disease. Sign this petition and demand these inhumane experiments stop immediately.

Praise Environmental Group for Educational Efforts

Praise Environmental Group for Educational Efforts

The Environmental Working Group is a non-profit organization that is determined to improve one’s life and the environment. EWG informs the public about dangerous results of toxics, food, agriculture, water, and energy. Thank the EWG for their excellent job at making our world a better one.

Put an End to Gas Chamber Euthanasia

Put an End to Gas Chamber Euthanasia

Painful dog and cat euthanization by gas chamber is still commonplace in many counties. With humane euthanization methods readily available, this painful death should not be inflicted upon an animal. Put an end to the barbarity and urge lawmakers to support more humane animal euthanasia methods.

Success: Circus Elephants to Be Phased Out

Success: Circus Elephants to Be Phased Out

A circus company will be releasing its elephants and will no longer be using them in any of their circus shows. This is all thanks to the efforts of animal lovers who spoke out against this abusive practice. Thank animal welfare activists for saving elephants from a lifetime in chains.

Applaud Government for Protecting Aged Animals

Applaud Government for Protecting Aged Animals

A recent ban on the slaughter of cows was a positive step towards protecting animals, but the ban could have left many animals abandoned. Applaud the government for building shelters to ensure that these animals receive the food and refuge they need.

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Let Homeless People Have Access to Bathrooms and Showers

Homeless people could soon have open access to restrooms and showers constructed and maintained specifically for them, allowing them to enjoy the human right to basic hygiene that is too often denied them. Urge government officials to make this a reality as soon as possible.

Ban Hunting of Endangered Bird

Ban Hunting of Endangered Bird

A rare bird is at risk of extinction because of the lax hunting practices granted to wealthy travelers. Ensure the survival of this unique species by urging government officials to stop issuing hunting permits to the wealthy.

Don’t Ban Documentary Depicting Landmark Case of Gang Rape

Don’t Ban Documentary Depicting Landmark Case of Gang Rape

A documentary film depicting a landmark case of gang rape in India has recently been banned from television networks. Urge India’s Prime Minister to overturn this ban and allow the public to view the truth.

Praise McDonald’s for Phasing out Antibiotics

Praise McDonald’s for Phasing out Antibiotics

McDonald’s has announced that it will stop treating its chickens with antibiotics used in human medicine. Applaud the move, which will help stop the rise of life-threatening antibiotic-resistant bacteria strains.

Stop Dangerous Fishing Practice That Harms Endangered Dolphins

Stop Dangerous Fishing Practice That Harms Endangered Dolphins

An endangered dolphin species is facing the threat of extinction from a dangerous fishing practice called electrofishing. This practice can shock dolphins and has even killed two. Save the dolphins and stop electrofishing once and for all.

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Don’t Execute Gay People to Save Us From ‘God’s Wrath’

A homophobic attorney is trying to make it legal to gather up gay people and execute them by firing squad so that we don’t invoke “God’s just wrath.” Demand that he abandon this absurd, hateful effort immediately.

Prevent the Spread of Invasive Species

Prevent the Spread of Invasive Species

Concerns over a new wave of invasive species have arisen in light of the expansion of the Panama Canal. Ask that new regulations be put in place to prevent the Panama Canal from becoming a superhighway for invasive species.

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Let Same-Sex Couples Get Marriage Licenses

A homophobic lawmaker is trying to prevent same-sex couples from being able to get marriage licenses even if same-sex marriage became legal nationwide. Demand that this hateful congressman abandon his discriminatory plan at once.