Animal Welfare Applaud Animal Shelter for Saving Easter Rabbits

Applaud Animal Shelter for Saving Easter Rabbits

Every year thousands of rabbits are purchased as Easter gifts for children, and many are subsequently abandoned into the wild or to shelters where they may be euthanized if not adopted. Congratulate one no-kill animal shelter for stepping up to help prevent needless rabbit deaths.

Environment Applaud Reduction in Wildlife Trafficking

Applaud Reduction in Wildlife Trafficking

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with the Justice Department to arrest poachers and dealers of rhino horns. The illegal wildlife trade brings in heavy profits at the expense of our endangered animals. Sign this petition and applaud the department for their work.

Human Rights Ensure a Just Punishment for Crimes Against Humanity

Ensure a Just Punishment for Crimes Against Humanity

Two men involved in Libya’s former dictatorship have been prevented from facing charges in international court. Instead, the Libyan government is rushing their trial forward at home, while neglecting human rights concerns. Demand these men be turned over to international judicial authorities.

Government Support Protests Against Drone Strikes

Support Protests Against Drone Strikes

A U.S. drone strike recently killed a New Zealand national and an Australian citizen. These deaths should bring the ethical dilemmas of drone strikes and civilian deaths straight into the national discussion. Petition the U.S. government to revise the use of drones in warfare, and listen to the protests of the American people.

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Ensure a Just Punishment for Crimes Against Humanity

Ensure a Just Punishment for Crimes Against Humanity

Two men involved in Libya’s former dictatorship have been prevented from facing charges in international court. Instead, the Libyan government is rushing their trial forward at home, while neglecting human rights concerns. Demand these men be turned over to international judicial authorities.

Applaud Animal Shelter for Saving Easter Rabbits

Applaud Animal Shelter for Saving Easter Rabbits

Every year thousands of rabbits are purchased as Easter gifts for children, and many are subsequently abandoned into the wild or to shelters where they may be euthanized if not adopted. Congratulate one no-kill animal shelter for stepping up to help prevent needless rabbit deaths.

End Abuses of Human Rights in Kazakhstan

End Abuses of Human Rights in Kazakhstan

A state of emergency in Kazakhstan has led to severe restrictions on human rights. Newspapers have been closed and prominent opposition leaders have been jailed. Sign this petition to demand an end to the deterioration of human rights.

Thank Teacher For Saving His Student’s Life

Thank Teacher For Saving His Student’s Life

A grade school teacher donated his kidney to save his dying student’s life, after finding out that she had fallen ill and would have to miss school. Please sign this petition to say thank you.

Support Protests Against Drone Strikes

Support Protests Against Drone Strikes

A U.S. drone strike recently killed a New Zealand national and an Australian citizen. These deaths should bring the ethical dilemmas of drone strikes and civilian deaths straight into the national discussion. Petition the U.S. government to revise the use of drones in warfare, and listen to the protests of the American people.

Applaud Paid Sick Leave Initiative

Applaud Paid Sick Leave Initiative

Thanks to a new law, 1.2 million workers in New York City will have paid sick leave for the first time. Thank Mayor de Blasio for giving his citizens the benefits they deserve.

Applaud Reduction in Wildlife Trafficking

Applaud Reduction in Wildlife Trafficking

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with the Justice Department to arrest poachers and dealers of rhino horns. The illegal wildlife trade brings in heavy profits at the expense of our endangered animals. Sign this petition and applaud the department for their work.

Applaud Initiative to Save Honeybees

Applaud Initiative to Save Honeybees

Honeybees are in trouble and they need all the support they can get in order to survive. Commend Whole Foods Market for stepping up and educating the public about this dangerous situation.

Applaud Wetland Climate Change Initiative

Applaud Wetland Climate Change Initiative

A non-profit organization is taking a stand against climate change by restoring effected land and replanting eroded shorelines. Applaud this organization’s efforts by signing this petition.

Commend Government for Recognizing Transgender as Third Gender

Commend Government for Recognizing Transgender as Third Gender

The Indian Supreme Court has officially recognized transgender people as a third gender. This improvement to human rights is a positive step forward for the entire country. Sign this petition to commend the court for their efforts to improve Indian human rights.

Ban Tattooing and Piercing of Pets

Ban Tattooing and Piercing of Pets

Tattooing and piercing pets could soon become a punishable offense in New York. Show your support for making these painful and unnecessary operations illegal.

Strike Down Death Sentence for Schizophrenic Man

Strike Down Death Sentence for Schizophrenic Man

The Pakistani government has sentenced a schizophrenic man to death. Sign this petition and demand that he immediately and unconditionally receive a new trial.

Commend Government for Allowing Braille Exams

Commend Government for Allowing Braille Exams

Visually impaired students will now be able to take Braille and electronic university entrance exams in China. This is a positive step towards ending discrimination against people with disabilities in the country. Thank the Chinese government for this new policy.

Stop Arbitrary Arrests of Refugees

Stop Arbitrary Arrests of Refugees

Kenyan officials have been arbitrarily arresting and deporting Somalian refugees, who are fleeing from violence in their own country. End this unfair practice today and give refugees another chance at life.

Denounce Japan for Resuming Whaling Off Antarctica

Denounce Japan for Resuming Whaling Off Antarctica

Despite stating that Japan would discontinue whaling, not even month after this declaration, the nation has decided to continue slaughtering whales. Denounce the country’s decision by signing this petition.

Remove Unhealthy Ingredients from Girl Scout Cookies

Remove Unhealthy Ingredients from Girl Scout Cookies

While the Girl Scouts’ mission is to help girls build courage, confidence, and character, and their cookie selling program aims to teach girls skills that are essential to leadership and success, the cookies the girls are required to sell are full of unhealthy ingredients. Demand that the organization remove these unhealthy ingredients from their cookies.

Success: Virginia Prohibits Fox Pens

Success: Virginia Prohibits Fox Pens

The inhumane practice of fox penning will be phased out in Virginia. This cruel bloodsport has been controversial for years, and has been vehemently opposed by voters. The Virginia governor should be commended for passing this legislation, and for ending the abuse of wildlife for a barbaric sport.

Stop Inhumane Detention Practices at Border

Stop Inhumane Detention Practices at Border

At the Mexican border, detainees are subjected to inhumane abrogation of their human rights at detention centers known as hieleras. Hieleras are unheated, and detainees are not provided with beds, chairs or blankets. This practice at the hands of U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents must stop.

Expose the Truth About Dangerous Fracking Emissions

Expose the Truth About Dangerous Fracking Emissions

Natural gas is celebrated as a clean alternative to coal. Regulators point to low methane emissions from wells using the “fracking” technique, but independent scientists report levels up to 1000 times higher. Demand a more accurate assessment of fracking’s toll on our climate.

Do Not Penalize Citizens for Installing Solar Panels

Do Not Penalize Citizens for Installing Solar Panels

Oklahoma wants to charge extra fees to any residents who install solar panels or small wind turbines. These citizens should be supported in their quest for clean energy, not punished. Tell the governor not to pass this bill.

Save Gobi Bears by Providing Food and Habitat

Save Gobi Bears by Providing Food and Habitat

The Gobi bear is a rare and threatened species that could disappear if their habitat isn’t protected. Urge the Minister of Nature to continue to provide for these hardy bears by signing this petition.

Commend Animal Welfare Group for Rescuing Bile Bears

Commend Animal Welfare Group for Rescuing Bile Bears

An organization in China is providing new homes to 130 moon bears who were used for bile farming. Now, these moon bears will be able to lead a happy life free of the painful bile farming process. Give this organization your heart felt thanks by signing this petition.

Help Survivors of Sexual Assault

Help Survivors of Sexual Assault

Sexual assault is the most underreported crime in America, and victims need increased support. Urge the adoption of new policies to protect sexual assault survivors.

Applaud Protection of Transgender Citizens

Applaud Protection of Transgender Citizens

A Supreme Court recently ruled that the government must recognize a third gender and protect them from discrimination in education and job sectors. Commend these efforts to advocate for the human rights of all citizens.

Support Ban on Pacific Bluefin Tuna Fishing

Support Ban on Pacific Bluefin Tuna Fishing

The Pacific buefin tuna have suffered a ninety-six percent decline in worldwide population due to commercial fishing. Urge the National Marine Fisheries Service to take swift measures to protect the species from becoming extinct at the hands of capitalism.