Iraqi civilians, including women and children, were senselessly massacred by armed guards contracted by the United States government. Praise the court for bringing those responsible to justice.
A judge’s ruling has made Wyoming the 32nd state to support gay marriage. Sign the petition to applaud his efforts.
Jamaica’s violent anti-gay culture has made it the most dangerous country for LGBT people to reside in. Urge Prime Minister Portia Miller to let go of prejudice and support equality.
Richard Dawkins, a prominent public intellectual, recently had a change of heart regarding his views on Islam and conflict in the Middle East. Encourage him to continue to move away from Islamophobia towards an unbiased understanding of this complex issue.
The Mexican police force is using barbaric torture practices to obtain information from the country’s population. More than half of Mexico’s citizens are now terrified of law enforcement. Tell the president to protect its citizens by immediately halting this inhumane abuse.
An ESPN commentator said on live TV that the sexual assault charges against a famous basketball player were what gave him ‘sizzle.’ Demand that he be fired for promoting the idea that sexually assaulting women makes you cool.
Jimmy John’s has been forcing its employees to sign contracts saying they won’t work at other sandwich shops after leaving the company. Tell the CEO that this clear worker intimidation tactic is unacceptable.
Bill Maher, liberal comedian and advocate, recently made Islamophobic remarks on his show ‘Real Time with Bill Maher.’ Urge him to pursue a more open-minded view of Islam and of Muslim communities in the United States and around the world.
A bus driver in London publicly humiliated a gay couple who shared a kiss on his trolley, verbally abusing them and forcing them off the bus. Sign the petition to demand the immediate termination of this homophobic bus driver.
Ted Nugent, vocal conservative and member of the NRA’s Board of Directors, recently called for the deaths of a number of prominent liberal politicians. Demand the NRA prove it does not endorse this rhetoric by removing Nugent from its Board of Directors and publicly condemning his violent remarks.
A judge recently ruled that a domestic abuse survivor had the right to defend herself against her attacker under the state’s stand your ground law. Praise this protection of survivors’ rights.
A 15-year-old boy was randomly and viciously sodomized by a group of five young men following his attendance at a house party. Sign the petition to demand justice for this boy.
Victims of human trafficking face further injustice after their rescue by receiving status not as victims, but as illegal immigrants, allowing them to be treated like criminals. Demand these victims receive the shelter and care they deserve.
Two hundred girls who were abducted by a terrorist group will be released thanks to the efforts of the government and people around the world. Applaud those involved in the rescue mission and express hope that these girls will be returned unharmed.
A mayor has defied the laws of his country and registered 16 gay marriages. Applaud this man for his bravery and for supporting people’s right to marry whoever they wish.
Adolescent teenage inmates at an isolated detention center are subjected to abuse and endure the anguish of solitary confinement for long periods of time. Change conditions at this prison to help inmates better reintegrate into society upon their release.
Columbus Day has been dropped by the city of Seattle and replaced with Indigenous People’s Day out of respect for the native tribes of the U.S. Let the city know that you approve of this change by signing our petition.
Homeless teenagers are at serious risk of becoming victims of the brutal human trafficking industry. Protect teenage girls from being kidnapped by traffickers and forced into prostitution.
A journalist who has written articles criticizing the government has been harassed for years and fears she may soon be arrested for her activism. Demand that the government respect her freedom of expression and end all harassment against her.
An entire family has been detained incommunicado for over a year in Syria–including the children, whose ages range from three to fifteen. Sign the petition and urge the authorities to free the family and correct this gross injustice.
Part of a law that would have shut down all but eight abortion clinics in Texas has been struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court. Applaud the District Court Judge who originally stood up to unconstitutional restrictions on reproductive rights.
Government forces are using slave labor to process crops in an important cotton-growing country. Urge a major corporation to stop participating in this corrupt industry, and help end modern slavery.
Homophobia should have no place in politics, but a prejudiced lawmaker continues to launch hateful attacks on gay marriage rights. Stand up to hatred and show your support for full marriage equality.
Gays and lesbians will finally be accepted into the Catholic church, according to a new statement from the Vatican. Thank Pope Francis for this radical change, and encourage the church to extend its support to same-sex marriage.
Child brides are often victims of domestic violence and the fatal complications of premature pregnancy. In defiance of international law, one country seeks to lower its legal marriage age to 16 for girls. Protect the health and rights of women and girls by urging Bangladesh to reconsider this ill-conceived law.