Human Rights

Revoke Unethical Full-Face Veil Ban

Revoke Unethical Full-Face Veil Ban

A ban on full-face veils is in violation of the right to freedom of expression. Urge the prime minister to strike down this ban at once, as it is discriminatory and promotes violence against women.

Thank City for Creating Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

Thank City for Creating Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

All single-occupancy restrooms in West Hollywood, California will now be gender neutral. Thank the city for protecting transgender individuals, who are often harassed when using the restroom.

Support Freedom of Speech in Wake of Violent Attacks

Support Freedom of Speech in Wake of Violent Attacks

Authorities are arresting and prosecuting those who have spoken offensively after the attacks on a satirical newspaper. Tell the prime minister and security forces to mind freedom of speech rights, as this right is inherent to all human beings.

Implement Safety Guidelines for Ship Breakers

Implement Safety Guidelines for Ship Breakers

Ship breakers face terrible conditions that are incredibly dangerous to their health and the environment, though they are an integral part of the recycling of ship components once vessels are too old to operate. Demand the government implement safety guidelines for ship breaking to protect workers and the local ecosystems.

Applaud Success of Housing Initiative for the Homeless

Applaud Success of Housing Initiative for the Homeless

Utah has lowered homelessness by over 75 percent with a program designed to find and house the chronically homeless with no strings attached. Praise the initiative’s direct approach, which has proven highly successful.

Protect Family Targeted by Paramilitaries

Protect Family Targeted by Paramilitaries

A woman fighting for justice for her murdered daughter has been threatened and harassed for over a decade, and other members of her family have been subjected to violence as well. Sign the petition and demand that Colombia investigate acts of violence against the family and punish those responsible.

Support Raising State’s Minimum Wage

Support Raising State’s Minimum Wage

New York’s cost of living is constantly on the rise, but wages are not increasing at the same pace. Support the governor’s proposal to increase the minimum wage to allow people to support themselves and their families.

Don’t Leave Oil Spill Victims Stranded Without Drinking Water

Don’t Leave Oil Spill Victims Stranded Without Drinking Water

A ruptured oil pipeline spilled up to 50,000 gallons of crude into and around the Yellowstone River. Pristine wildlife habitats and drinking water for many residents may have been damaged. Until the water can be deemed safe to drink, demand that the owner of the pipeline provide clean water to all those who have been affected.

Prosecute Officers Who Beat Asylum Seekers

Prosecute Officers Who Beat Asylum Seekers

Asylum seekers and migrants are routinely abused by police officers. You can stop this gross injustice by signing this petition and urging the mayor of the city to investigate and prosecute officers responsible for inflicting harm upon another human being.

Praise Allowance of Gender Change on ID Cards

Praise Allowance of Gender Change on ID Cards

A Supreme Court decision will allow citizens to change their gender on their identification card without undergoing surgery. Praise this decision that allows citizens to more easily identify with their gender.

Demand Fair Representation at the Oscars

Demand Fair Representation at the Oscars

This year’s Academy Awards nominees were overwhelmingly white and male. Please join us in demanding that women and people of color be represented in the most prestigious film award ceremony.

Don’t Gut Fair Housing Laws

Don’t Gut Fair Housing Laws

Discrimination against people of color in housing markets could be brought back to life by the Supreme Court. Urge the court not to abandon fair housing laws that protect minorities from discrimination in the housing market.

Stop Child Slavery at the Super Bowl

Stop Child Slavery at the Super Bowl

Hundreds of children are at risk of being sold into forced prostitution at the Super Bowl, which has been called the ‘largest human trafficking incident in the United States.’ Act now to save kids from this terrible fate.

Thank Police for Rescuing Children in Human Trafficking Bust

Thank Police for Rescuing Children in Human Trafficking Bust

Thirty-eight malnourished children were saved from a horrible life thanks to the police shutdown of a child trafficking ring. Sign this petition to thank the officers for saving these children.

Thank Muslim Who Aided Civilians During Paris Terrorism Attacks

Thank Muslim Who Aided Civilians During Paris Terrorism Attacks

A man responsible for saving the lives of several people during a terrorist attack has been granted French nationality. Thank this man for his outstanding bravery by signing this petition.

Prevent Gender Discrimination at Women’s World Cup

Prevent Gender Discrimination at Women’s World Cup

FIFA is forcing female soccer players to compete on artificial turf during the Women’s World Cup, increasing the players’ likelihood of injury. Demand that FIFA treat women’s soccer with the same importance as men’s soccer by allowing them to compete in the safest conditions.

Thank City for Creating Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

Thank City for Creating Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

Transgender people face rampant abuse and intolerance when using gender-specific public restrooms. Thank West Hollywood, California for requiring all single-occupancy restrooms be gender neutral, eliminating some of that daily discrimination.

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Stop Excommunication of Mormon Church Reformer

The Mormon Church has been on a warpath against critics, and has most recently charged an outspoken reformer with abandoning the religion and is threatening him with excommunication. Demand that the Church lift its charges against him immediately.

Ensure Fair Trials for Those Facing the Death Penalty

Ensure Fair Trials for Those Facing the Death Penalty

People of conscience who oppose the death penalty should not be banned from serving on juries when lives are at stake. Death penalty opponents offer a vital perspective on an issue that deals with ending human lives, which should not be taken lightly. Allow those who unalterably oppose capital punishment to serve as jurors on capital cases.

Spare the Lives of Death Row Inmates

Spare the Lives of Death Row Inmates

Lethal injection and the electric chair can cause terrible, prolonged suffering. Even the most hardened criminals have basic human rights. Praise a governor’s decision to give his state’s last four death row inmates life in prison, instead.

Release Student Jailed for Being Atheist

Release Student Jailed for Being Atheist

A man has been arrested for being an atheist in Egypt, violating his right to freedom of expression. Urge the president to immediately release this man, as the nation’s constitution guarantees freedom of belief.

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Reject Pastor’s Homophobic Statements

A homophobic pastor recently instructed Georgia’s House of Representatives to fight back against the gradual tide of LGBT civil rights. Urge the representatives to wholly ignore the pastor’s bigoted words in their legislative duties.

Punish Anti-Gay Groups for Petition Fraud

Punish Anti-Gay Groups for Petition Fraud

Anti-gay groups recently submitted a petition to repeal an ordinance protecting gay rights in Houston that appears to have forged signatures. Please help bring justice and equality to Houston’s LGBTQ community by demanding proper consequences for these criminals.

Lift Ban on LGBT School Clubs

Lift Ban on LGBT School Clubs

Students are no longer able to form LGBT clubs in a school district in Mississippi following a recent ban. Sign the petition to urge the district’s superintendent to abolish this illegal and discriminatory policy.

Apologize for Cancelling Lesbian’s Funeral

Apologize for Cancelling Lesbian’s Funeral

A pastor reportedly cancelled a woman’s funeral after discovering she was a lesbian. Demand that he apologize for his disrespectful behavior and for the distress he caused her family in a time of mourning.