Human Rights

Preserve Abortion Rights for Women and Girls

Preserve Abortion Rights for Women and Girls

Spanish girls and women with mental handicaps may soon lose their right to obtain an abortion without parental permission. Sign the petition and demand that Spain respect and protect the basic human rights of all women and girls.

Speak Out for Refugees Held in Inadequate Conditions

Speak Out for Refugees Held in Inadequate Conditions

Hundreds of Syrian refugees are being illegally detained at an overcrowded Macedonian refugee center. Sign the petition and demand that authorities free the refugees and address concerns about the center’s living conditions.

Halt Execution of Men Sentenced After Unfair Trial

Halt Execution of Men Sentenced After Unfair Trial

Three men have been condemned to death and ten others have been sentenced to life imprisonment following an extremely unfair trial over the deaths of three police officers in Bahrain. Sign the petition and demand both an end to the death penalty and a retrial for all the accused men.

Prevent Deportation of Refugees

Prevent Deportation of Refugees

Seventy-five refugees held in an Egyptian police station have been subjected to substandard conditions and face illegal deportation back to their war-torn countries. Demand that they be allowed the freedom of a fresh start.

Curb Human Rights Abuses Against Protesters

Curb Human Rights Abuses Against Protesters

Protestors and political opponents are being arbitrarily detained and abused by the Venezuelan government. Sign the petition to stop this callous, inhumane behavior.

Stop Prosecuting Children as Adults

Stop Prosecuting Children as Adults

An alarming number of children are being convicted as adults for non-violent crimes. Sign the petition to advocate for juvenile facilities instead of incarceration.

End Modern Slavery and Abuse of Domestic Workers

End Modern Slavery and Abuse of Domestic Workers

Migrant domestic workers are being exploited by their abusive employers due to a counterproductive bill. Sign the petition to stop the perpetuation of this abusive cycle.

Investigate Sexist Punishment of Educator

Investigate Sexist Punishment of Educator

An assistant principal was reportedly forced to take an administrative leave after having a medical emergency with her birth control, though shortly after she was ready to go back to work. Convince Eagle Mountain-Saginaw School District to further investigate why she is on administrative leave.

Fire Cop Who Slapped Homeless Man

Fire Cop Who Slapped Homeless Man

A video has surfaced showing an off-duty police officer shoving a homeless man to the ground and slapping him across the face. Demand this abusive officer be fired from his job.

Release Hunger-Striking Artist from Prison

Release Hunger-Striking Artist from Prison

An artist arrested for her activism has begun a hunger strike and is in dire need of medical attention. Sign the petition and demand that the charges against her be dropped and that she have access to the care she so desperately needs.

Praise Clothing Store for Raising Minimum Wage

Praise Clothing Store for Raising Minimum Wage

TJ Maxx is raising its hourly minimum wage to $9 and plans on raising it to $10 in 2016. Praise TJ Maxx for rewarding its employees for their role in the company’s success.

Don’t Censor the Internet

Don’t Censor the Internet

Internet access is severely restricted in Iran, preventing citizens from being well-informed on current events such as crucial political elections. Demand that the government stop this censorship.

Release Blogger Imprisoned for Insulting Islam

Release Blogger Imprisoned for Insulting Islam

A man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison and 1,000 lashes for insulting Islam. Sign this petition to demand that he be released immediately.

Keep Guns Off College Campuses

Keep Guns Off College Campuses

Concealed weapons at college may soon become legal n a poor attempt to make campuses safer, putting even more students at risk. Sign this petition to take a stand against unnecessary weapons in a college environment.

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Let Transgender People Use Correct Bathrooms

A transphobic congresswoman wants to throw transgender people in jail for using bathrooms that conform to their gender identities. Demand that she abandon her hateful proposal at once.

Investigate Abusive Secret Police Facility

Investigate Abusive Secret Police Facility

Chicago police officers have reportedly been holding people for up to 24 hours without booking them, without having a warrant, and prohibiting them from contacting an attorney. Demand an investigation into this secret police facility.

Praise Successful Clearing of Rape Kit Backlog

Praise Successful Clearing of Rape Kit Backlog

Nearly 7,000 backlogged rape kits in Houston have finally been processed, and charges have been laid against 29 people with more to come. Applaud the initiative to bring justice to the victims of rape in Houston.

Force Fox News Host to Apologize for Threats

Force Fox News Host to Apologize for Threats

Bill O’Reilly has made numerous threats against reporters trying to find the truth about his experiences as a war correspondent. This kind of behavior is unacceptable and he must be forced to apologize. Demand that O’Reilly apologize immediately.

Praise Ikea for Providing Solar Lanterns to Refugees

Praise Ikea for Providing Solar Lanterns to Refugees

Ikea is helping thousands of refugees by providing them with solar lights and lanterns. Please sign this petition to thank the furniture giant for improving the lives of refugees around the world.

Pardon Gay Men Convicted of Gross Indecency

Pardon Gay Men Convicted of Gross Indecency

Tens of thousands of men were handed criminal convictions for having consensual homosexual relationships. Alan Turing was pardoned by the Queen in 2013 for his “gross indecency” conviction, but the rest have not. Please sign here to ask that they be given the same justice as Turing.

Provide Crucial Health Care to the Homeless

Provide Crucial Health Care to the Homeless

Thousands of people face homelessness every year, and are not getting the access to housing and health care that they need. Support services offered at housing programs that can reduce rising health care costs and improve preventative care for the homeless.

Don’t Put Racist Confederate Flags Along Highways

Don’t Put Racist Confederate Flags Along Highways

Confederate flags could be erected along many of Virginia’s highways despite the fact that they are potent symbols of racism and white supremacy. Demand that the organization responsible for this plan stop its efforts at once.

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Stop Advocating Destructive Holy War

Conservative pundit Bill O’Reilly has put thousands of innocent lives at risk by calling the conflict against ISIS ‘The Holy War’ and playing right into the militant organization’s cosmic narrative. Demand that he cease using such dangerous language immediately.

Stop Barbaric Firing Squad Executions

Stop Barbaric Firing Squad Executions

Firing squads could be restored as a method of execution in Utah. Allowing this inhumane and error-prone punishment would be a major step backwards for human rights. Take action to prevent firing squads from being reinstated.

Ditch Unconstitutional “Sodomy” Law

Ditch Unconstitutional “Sodomy” Law

Two men were arrested and charged with “sodomy” for the crime of having consensual sex that hurt no one. Anti-sodomy laws were declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court years ago. Demand that this law be removed immediately.