Human Rights

Support Stable Housing for the Homeless

Support Stable Housing for the Homeless

A facility to supply homeless community members with permanent housing is currently being built by the Fort Collins Housing Authority. The facility will also address therapeutic and life skills needs of the residents. Let the FCHA know you support their noble efforts to reduce homelessness.

Demand an End to Government-Sponsored Human Rights Abuse

Demand an End to Government-Sponsored Human Rights Abuse

The people of Angola are forced to endure arbitrary arrest, torture, and unlawful killings committed by police officers and other law enforcement officials. Targeting human rights activists, journalists, and political opponents, the government is allowing the police to torture and kill innocent citizens. Urge the President of Angola to end these human rights abuses.

Curb Police Brutality

Curb Police Brutality

Protests in Missouri have not stopped since the death of an unarmed youth, and the police have responded violently. To stop future incidents of police brutality and ensure that basic rights are not ignored, the attorney general needs to make immediate reforms.

Applaud Bold Defense of Gay People

Applaud Bold Defense of Gay People

A popular Facebook page said to be run by ‘God,’ has raised a significant amount of money for a billboard that will proclaim love and acceptance of gay people. The billboard will exist in a city with a very strong anti-homosexual presence. Commend ‘God’ for this powerful message.

Protect Cell Phone Users from Police Abuse

Protect Cell Phone Users from Police Abuse

Cellular phone devices will now include a shutoff switch in an effort to deter cell phone theft, however, the switch is vulnerable to abuse by law enforcement. Demand that the ‘kill switch’ law be revised to prohibit police access.

Send Aid to Help South Sudanese Famine Victims

Send Aid to Help South Sudanese Famine Victims

South Sudan is facing a food crisis that has been described by the United Nations as “the worst in the world”. Almost four million people are at risk of severe food insecurity and acute malnutrition. Please tell Congress and Obama to send aid.

Stop Blatant Political Attack on Gay Rights

Stop Blatant Political Attack on Gay Rights

‘Reparative therapy’ programs prevent gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people from living free and open lives. Denounce politicians for supporting these misguided programs and for attacking LGBT rights.

Defend Voting Rights for All

Defend Voting Rights for All

The universal right to vote is under attack. Pledge to fight back against a disturbing campaign to keep students, minorities, and low-income individuals from voting.

Demand Justice for Assassinated Environmental Rights Activists

Demand Justice for Assassinated Environmental Rights Activists

With two environmental rights activists murdered, this government refuses to investigate their deaths. As fellow activists endure constant surveillance, harassment, and death threats, they are risking their lives to protect communities against environmentally harmful mining projects and dam construction companies. Take action now before another life is lost.

Release Ailing Prisoner of Conscience

Release Ailing Prisoner of Conscience

A man has been arrested after criticizing the actions of a militia aligned with the government of Sudan. His health is at risk and he faces the death penalty. Sign the petition and urge authorities to free this prisoner of conscience immediately.

Applaud Efforts to Combat Hate and Continue Robin Williams’ Good Will

Applaud Efforts to Combat Hate and Continue Robin Williams’ Good Will

One organization has thought of a creative and meaningful way to honor the life of actor Robin Williams. Thank peaceful organization for reminding us the best way to combat hate is through remembering love and acting accordingly.

A Third Country National attempting to smile for the camera; he was a janitor for a base in Iraq.

End Abuse of Foreign Workers on Military Bases

Thousands of foreign workers are duped into unlawful and unjust labor on overseas U.S. military bases. Urge President Obama to protect the rights of foreign workers and end these exploitative practices.

Don’t Force Journalists to Reveal their Sources

Don’t Force Journalists to Reveal their Sources

Journalists are being forced to reveal their sources under threat of imprisonment. This violates the First Amendment’s guarantee of freedom of press. Urge Congress to protect the First Amendment and the future of journalism.

Support Demilitarization of Police

Support Demilitarization of Police

Military-style weapons and vehicles have been provided to local police precincts under the guise of propagating the wars on terrorism and drugs. The use of these forces against citizens is leading American cities to resemble police states. Urge officials to stop providing such equipment to police precincts and to demilitarize law enforcement.

End Child Trafficking and Slavery

End Child Trafficking and Slavery

As many as 100,000 children are sold into slavery and forced into prostitution in the U.S. each year. Help end child trafficking and save these children from a horrifying fate.

Demand Justice for Prisoner Tortured by Law Enforcement Officials

Demand Justice for Prisoner Tortured by Law Enforcement Officials

A man was recently detained and tortured by authorities in order to extract a confession from him. Torturing suspects in order to produce confessions is barbaric and reprehensible. Take a stand against physically abusing suspects who have not even been convicted of a crime.

Praise Coffee Shop for Solely Hiring Homeless Employees

Praise Coffee Shop for Solely Hiring Homeless Employees

Redtail Coffee has a policy of only hiring homeless people in an attempt to overturn stereotypes and help them establish a successful future. The coffee shop owners must be praised for their charitable and honorable actions.

Stop Homophobic Organ Donation Ban

Stop Homophobic Organ Donation Ban

Organ and tissue donations from HIV-negative gay donors are being rejected for harvest and transplant due to an archaic and homophobic ban. Urge the FDA to end its ridiculous ban on healthy organ and tissue donations from gay donors.

Investigate Policing Methods After Protests Turn Violent

Investigate Policing Methods After Protests Turn Violent

The shooting of a Missouri youth has resulted in violent protests by the community. While these demonstrations have turned rowdy, the police are using excessive force to quell the people. Demand an investigation into the conduct of the police and punish those who used unlawful force.

Thank Government for Prosecuting General Who Allowed Torture

Thank Government for Prosecuting General Who Allowed Torture

A general nicknamed ‘The Butcher’ was recently arrested for his crimes against humanity. His unit was responsible for numerous human rights violations, including enforced disappearances, torture, and extrajudicial executions. Sign this petition to thank the government for acting strongly in this case.

Praise Child for Same-Sex Marriage Advocacy

Praise Child for Same-Sex Marriage Advocacy

A young girl from Australia is writing to the Prime Minister every day to urge him to legalize same-sex marriage so her uncles can wed. Ask the Prime Minister to thank the girl for her activism and encourage her to continue fighting for the issues she is passionate about.

Applaud Government for Prosecuting War Criminals

Applaud Government for Prosecuting War Criminals

Two former government officials have been charged for crimes against humanity for their participation in the Cambodian Genocide nearly 40 years ago. Thank the Cambodian government for finally prosecuting these men for their violent actions.

Demand Justice for Babies Stolen by Priest

Demand Justice for Babies Stolen by Priest

A Chilean priest was found to be responsible for several illegal adoptions in the 1970s and 1980s. Sign the petition below and punish this priest who is responsible for lying to these mothers and stealing their children.

Denounce Jail Conditions in China

Denounce Jail Conditions in China

Human rights violations are common in China’s prisons, as evidenced by one human rights lawyer who was detained without a trial and tortured. Call on China to address these violations of basic human rights immediately.

Demand Justice for Transgender Student

Demand Justice for Transgender Student

A 13-year-old trans student was denied entry to her middle school after the institution’s administrators stated that they would not make accommodations to support the teen’s transformation. Sign the petition to urge authorities to charge the school’s administrators with discrimination.