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Fire Detective Accused of Threatening to “Blow a Hole” Through Driver’s Head

Fire Detective Accused of Threatening to “Blow a Hole” Through Driver’s Head

A recently surfaced video allegedly shows a plainclothes officer threatening to blow out a driver’s brains because he accidentally went the wrong way around a rotary. This is unprofessional, unacceptable, and the officer in question must be terminated immediately.

Demand Justice for Victims of Pride Parade Stabbing

Demand Justice for Victims of Pride Parade Stabbing

The victims of a tragic stabbing at a Pride parade in Jerusalem deserve an apology from the Israeli Government, for releasing the madman who allegedly committed the attack after having been let our of prison. Demand the victims get justice and that the Israeli criminal justice system reexamine how it evaluates its prisoners for release.

Justice for Wrongfully Imprisoned Man who was Released Then Killed

Justice for Wrongfully Imprisoned Man who was Released Then Killed

A man who was wrongfully imprisoned was for 17 years was finally set free, but before three years could pass, he was allegedly gunned down and killed in a senseless crime. Urge police to find and arrest this cold-blooded killer.

Change City Seal Depicting White Man Choking Native American

Change City Seal Depicting White Man Choking Native American

A city’s seal currently depicts a white man forcefully pushing a frightened-looking Native American to the ground. Tell the city’s mayor that this outdated symbol has to be changed immediately.

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End Human Sacrifice Rituals

A young boy was found dead with his throat slit and his alleged murderers have confessed to involvement in a religious human sacrifice. Urge the government to work on preventative measures by educating people on the immorality and illegality of human sacrifices.

Prevent Murders Like One Caused by Road Rage in Florida

Prevent Murders Like One Caused by Road Rage in Florida

A man in Florida was shot and killed over an alleged road rage incident, and these kind of incidents happen far too often in Florida. Urge Florida officials to implement education to inform and instruct on road rage so that more people aren’t murdered from road rage-related incidents.

Severely Punish Dangerous Gun Misuse

Severely Punish Dangerous Gun Misuse

A drunken bar fight in Florida almost turned into a deadly shooting near a college dormitory. Urge officials to enact legislation that would increase punishments for misusing guns, especially in places like college campuses.

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Get Official Who Reportedly Called Black Protestor Racial Slur Out of Office

A conservative public official is refusing to resign after getting called out for calling a black woman protesting the American flag a “cheap street walker knee grow” online. Demand that this hateful public servant resign from office immediately for his absolutely despicable comments.

Ensure Speedy Justice for Rape Victims

Ensure Speedy Justice for Rape Victims

Tens of thousands of rape and murder cases are still unsolved due to rape kits remaining untested at police stations in the United States. The rapists in these unsolved cases are allowed to walk free as long as the kits are not tested. Demand that every rape kit get tested.

Punish Mayor Accused of Stealing Taxpayers’ Money

Punish Mayor Accused of Stealing Taxpayers’ Money

A former mayor is facing 499 charges relating to allegedly using taxpayer dollars for personal purchases for decades. Urge the district attorney to push for a conviction of this man to ensure that justice is served, and to help implement a better system to prevent government corruption from happening again.

Ban Attaching Guns to Drones

Ban Attaching Guns to Drones

Federal officials are investigating a video of a gun mounted on a drone flying around and shooting into the woods. This kind of mobile weapon cannot be legal. Urge officials to ban this kind of creation before it gets too dangerous.

Applaud Ban on Toy Guns

Applaud Ban on Toy Guns

A new blanket ban on toy guns has been put in place to fight a culture of violence in Afghanistan. Sign here to commend this ban and encourage one like it in your own home country for the sake of all the world’s children. Guns are not toys.

Keep Guns Out of Abuser Hands

Keep Guns Out of Abuser Hands

Guns should be kept out of the hands of convicted stalkers and domestic abusers, according to two members of Congress looking to close a gap in national gun control laws that allow these people to purchase firearms. Sign our petition to support their bipartisan legislation.

Punish Man Who Filmed Teens in Crashed Car Rather Than Helping

Punish Man Who Filmed Teens in Crashed Car Rather Than Helping

A man filmed two car crash victims rather than helping them, then posted the video to Facebook and tried to sell it to multiple news agencies. Under current law, the only crime he can be charged with is vehicle trespass. Urge officials to enact legislation that would make it a criminal act to do something like film people dying rather than helping them.

Increase Security at Military Centers Amidst Marine Murders

Increase Security at Military Centers Amidst Marine Murders

Mohammod Youssuf Abdulazeez allegedly shot and killed four Marines and wounded others at two military offices in Tennessee. Urge President Barack Obama to increase security at military centers during this time of heightened tension and risk.

Improve Security at Navy Operational Support Centers

Improve Security at Navy Operational Support Centers

A man entered a U.S. Navy Operational Support Center and shot and killed four marines. Demand that the Navy improve security at their operational support centers to prevent attacks like this from happening again in the future.

Stop Putting Confederate Flags on Police Uniforms and Patrol Cars

Stop Putting Confederate Flags on Police Uniforms and Patrol Cars

A police department that puts Confederate flags on all its police officers’ uniforms and patrol cars is refusing to remove them after it received widespread criticism. Demand that this police department stop marking its officers with this symbol of violent white supremacy and anti-blackness.

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Force Resignation of Mayor Who Called President Obama a Monkey

A mayor is refusing to step down from office after he allegedly called President Obama a monkey and made other racist comparisons about his family. Demand that this apparently hateful man step down from office as soon as possible.

Stop Insane Military Spending

Stop Insane Military Spending

The $400 billion F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program will finally become operational soon. This kind of outrageous military spending cannot keep occurring. Urge the government to stop insane military defense spending like the $400 billion F-35 program.

People from from around the world participate in a rally against private prisons held at the 2012 United Methodist General Conference in Tampa, Florida. The rally was sponsored by United Methodist Women and the United Methodist Task Force on Immigration. A UMNS photo by Paul Jeffrey.

Demand Marco Rubio Cut Ties with For-Profit Prison Industry

Marco Rubio is the largest beneficiary of support from the for-profit prison industry in the U.S. Senate. Profiting off of imprisonment is wrong and presidential candidates shouldn’t be associated with it. Sign to tell Rubio he needs to break ties with for-profit prisons and their lobbyists.

Demand Improved Security in Prisons After Inmate was Reportedly Cut in Half

Demand Improved Security in Prisons After Inmate was Reportedly Cut in Half

A prison inmate’s body was reportedly found in a garbage after the organs had been removed and the body cut nearly in half. Demand new measures be taken to improve prison conditions and cut down on inmate violence.

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Sucess: Residents No Longer Fined for Dead Lawns

Homeowners in California will no longer be fined for having dead lawns thanks to a ban on these fines signed by Governor Jerry Brown. Applaud this necessary action by signing this petition.

Praise Successful Diplomatic Solution to Iran’s Nuclear Future

Praise Successful Diplomatic Solution to Iran’s Nuclear Future

A landmark deal has been reached regarding Iran’s nuclear future that is mutually beneficial for the entire world. The deal required signigicant bargaining and diplomacy, and for all that hard work, the world leaders involved, including President Obama, deserve our thanks.

Revoke Bill Cosby’s Medal of Freedom

Revoke Bill Cosby’s Medal of Freedom

Rape survivor advocates are trying to get Bill Cosby’s Medal of Freedom revoked after it came to light that he admitted to buying sedatives to use on women so that he could have sex with them. Sign our petition to support efforts to remove this prestigious honor from an alleged serial rapist.

Punish Man Accused of Plotting Terrorist Attack

Punish Man Accused of Plotting Terrorist Attack

A son of a police officer has been arrested after allegedly planning terrorist attacks on a college campus. Demand he be given the maximum penalty if found guilty.