Human Rights

Allow License Plate to Display LGBT Support

Allow License Plate to Display LGBT Support

A man’s request to display “LGBT ally” on his license plate was recently denied. This message should be allowed on the grounds that it promotes love and acceptance. Sign this petition to request this decision be overturned immediately.

Justice for Woman Wrongly Arrested and Imprisoned in Psych Ward

Justice for Woman Wrongly Arrested and Imprisoned in Psych Ward

A black Jamaican woman was forcibly drugged and sent to a mental hospital for eight days for complaining about having her car impounded by police when she’d done nothing wrong. Sign the petition to demand justice for the woman who endured a terrible ordeal at the hands of racists.

Compensate Families Displaced by Construction of Olympic Village

Compensate Families Displaced by Construction of Olympic Village

Brazil has displaced hundreds of families living in poverty in preparation for the 2016 Olympics. Demand that the government increase rehousing efforts and provide compensation for its unfairly evicted citizens.

Provide Medical Insurance for Professional Basketball Players

Provide Medical Insurance for Professional Basketball Players

Over one dozen basketball players have been suspended for refusing to provide their own health insurance. Demand that the organization that profits from their athletic abilities also provides medical insurance to protect them.

Stop Sourcing Garments from Sweatshops

Stop Sourcing Garments from Sweatshops

Women and children work long hours in appalling conditions in order to produce garments for major clothing brands such as Gap, H&M, and Adidas. Demand that these companies stop supporting exploitative sweatshops and pay their workers a fair wage.

Don’t Leave Migrants to Die in the Desert

Don’t Leave Migrants to Die in the Desert

Migrants risk death crossing the U.S. deserts from Mexico in search of better lives. If they call 911 for emergency aid they are often transferred to Border Patrol with its history of human rights abuses. Demand equal aid for all people in crisis on U.S. soil.

Let Military Members Opt Out of God Oath

Let Military Members Opt Out of God Oath

Soldiers who want to swear oaths of service without referencing ‘God’ will soon have to get congressional approval before they are allowed to do so, denying them their right to freedom of religion. Demand that the congressman who proposed this unconstitutional idea abandon it immediately.

Stand Up for Human Rights and Free Speech

Stand Up for Human Rights and Free Speech

Human rights abuses and the criminalization of peaceful protest could be sanctioned by law in Canada under a series of controversial new proposals. Don’t sacrifice our freedoms in the name of the War on Terror.

Release Unjustly Detained Pro-Democracy Activists

Release Unjustly Detained Pro-Democracy Activists

The recent arrest of at least 26 peaceful political activists is yet another blow in the fight for freedom of expression. Demand the immediate release of these peaceful pro-democracy activists.

Applaud Prison Reform in Belgium

Applaud Prison Reform in Belgium

Prison sentences under one year have been banned in favor of alternative measures, such as probation or community service. Praise the move, which will not only improve criminal rehabilitation rates but reduce stress on the overcrowded prison system and save taxpayer funding.

Demand Justice for Boy Found Dead in His Home

Demand Justice for Boy Found Dead in His Home

A young boy has been found dead in his home after he was reported missing by his family days ago. Demand justice for the 3-year-old boy who may have been victim of deadly family abuse.

Charge Homophobic Attacker with Hate Crime

Charge Homophobic Attacker with Hate Crime

A gay man suffered a brutal attack by a homophobic individual who stomped on his head while screaming hate speech at him. Sign our petition to demand that the attacker is charged with a hate crime in addition to aggravated assault.

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Fire Director Who Advocates Homophobic Violence

An extremist official for a conservative non-profit is still employed after saying that Christians must prepare to martyr themselves to fight back against LGBT rights if the Supreme Court rules in favor of same-sex marriage. Demand that the organization she works for fire her at once for her dangerous comments.

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Provide Prisoners with Adequate Medical Care

Countless prison inmates could suffer due to lack of proper medical attention, increasing their risk of contracting serious medical conditions such as cancer, diabetes and HIV. Demand that prisoners receive safe, reliable healthcare while incarcerated.

Don’t Imprison Student for Being an Atheist

Don’t Imprison Student for Being an Atheist

An Egyptian student was sent to jail for declaring himself to be an atheist on Facebook. Sign the petition to demand that Egypt’s president drop these charges immediately.

Success: LGBT Discrimination Now Illegal

Success: LGBT Discrimination Now Illegal

Discrimination against LGBT individuals has been successfully banned, while still protecting the rights of religious institutions. Congratulate state government officials for playing a huge role in our nationwide fight for equality.

Stop Catholic Church from Blasting Homeless People with Water

Stop Catholic Church from Blasting Homeless People with Water

Homeless people are being viciously sprayed by a watering system that was installed by a Catholic church to drive them away from the shelter of the doorway. Sign this petition and demand this inhumane method stop being used immediately.

Praise Christian Sect for Allowing Same-Sex Marriage

Praise Christian Sect for Allowing Same-Sex Marriage

The largest sect of the Presbyterian Church has amended its constitution to allow for same-sex marriages within their faith. This is a huge step forward for equality and inclusion in religion and is deserving of praise. Please sign here to commend Presbyterians for their decision to recognize the love of all people equally.

Find and Punish Racist Sticker-Makers

Find and Punish Racist Sticker-Makers

Stickers bearing the message “exclusively for white people” have been posted around the city of Austin. Demand that the vandals involved be found and punished as soon as possible.

Stop Giving Rat-Infested Food to Prisoners

Stop Giving Rat-Infested Food to Prisoners

Prisoners are being forced to eat food that has been gnawed on by vermin, in a blatant violation of their reasonable expectation to safe and sanitary living environments. Demand that the reckless company responsible for serving this unsanitary food be fired from its state contract at once.

Praise Company for Plan to Raise Minimum Wage

Praise Company for Plan to Raise Minimum Wage

Target is planning to raise its minimum wage to $9.00 per hour, giving their employees a better life in a country where the federal minimum wage is only $7.25. Thank them for giving employees a more livable wage!

Support Criminalization of Revenge Porn

Support Criminalization of Revenge Porn

The distribution of sexually explicit content without consent has become increasingly common as a form of revenge. Sign this petition to support the criminalization of revenge porn.

Thank Presbyterian Church for Accepting Gay Marriage

Thank Presbyterian Church for Accepting Gay Marriage

LGBT Presbyterian Church members will now be able to marry in the church thanks to a new definition of “marriage,” which now defines the ritual as “a commitment between two people.” Thank the church for these noble and inclusive acts.

Praise Man for Educating Girls Rescued from Sex Trafficking

Praise Man for Educating Girls Rescued from Sex Trafficking

Thousands of women and girls in India are forced into the life of sex trafficking every year. Please sign this petition to thank a man for helping and educating girls who have been rescued from sex slavery.

Give Aid to Victims of Disastrous Cyclone

Give Aid to Victims of Disastrous Cyclone

Thousands of people have been left homeless and without food or water after Cyclone Pam destroyed their communities. Demand that aid is sent over to support efforts to rebuild the islands destroyed by the cyclone.