Each year, millions of sick and injured chickens are mistakenly subjected to an agonizing slaughter process. Urge the USDA to enact stricter regulations to end this wasteful and abusive practice.
The pangolin is the most highly trafficked species in the world and is quickly becoming extinct. The Carnivore and Pangolin Conservation program must be encouraged to make immediate serious efforts to end this terrible industry.
Ionizing radiation is used to treat many food products sold in America, despite public resistance and a complete lack of long term testing for its effects on humans. Call on regulators to end the practice without delay.
EIght desperate cancer patients in Russia committed suicide over the past two weeks, likely because of the limited treatment available for terminally ill patients. Russia must start providing adequate treatment and hospice care for terminal cancer patients.
Two men were arrested for stealing a deaf pit bull puppy from his loving home. Condemn the thieves for their hideously cruel actions
The federal government recently reversed a policy that denied support to some homeless veterans. Thank officials for reversing this harmful policy today.
Despite agreeing to use humane methods of population control for wild horses, the Bureau of Land Management continues cruel round-ups. Petition the BLM to change its practices and protect this American icon.
A major non-profit foundation supporting global health and education is also invested in a for-profit prison company with a history of civil rights violations. Call on the foundation to end its support for the private prison company and its track record of abuse.
Politicians in the Samajwadi Party in India are threatening women, insisting that rape is forgivable and that victims should face the same penalties as rapists. Sign this petition demanding the resignation of these violence-promoting politicians.
The dangerous realities of climate change too frequently go underreported by the mainstream news media. Thank a TV anchor for honestly reporting on climate change as established science.
Crude oil transport in the U.S. has dramatically increased in the past two years. Seventeen federally endangered and threatened species, as well as millions of people, face serious harm from future oil spills and clean-up efforts. Demand that federal agencies develop updated oil spill response plans to help minimize the devastation.
A new law that would require manufacturers to clearly label genetically modified and engineered foods need your support. Demand more transparency in the food supply and help give consumers power over what they eat and feed their families.
Important funding for a life-saving animal shelter will be at risk if a local voter initiative does not pass. Sign this petition to support continued funding for this crucial shelter.
A new bill could give judges the authority to grant custody of pets in cases of domestic abuse. Without this judgment, up to 70% of victims of abuse will stay with their abusers because they cannot take their pet with them. Support this bill to protect both animals and humans.
A new program is teaching qualified inmates the ins and outs of the tech industry. Through a rigorous six-month process, they are taught invaluable skills in marketing and branding that help them build new lives after serving their time. Commend the creators of this program for providing alternative options for those transitioning out of prison.
Deer and elk ranches are breeding and holding these animals in captivity for the simple purpose of hunting. A deadly disease that affects deer and elk is spreading more easily across the country because these ranches have high potential for infection. Demand that officials put a stop to these breeding ranches.
An international bank has once again been caught cheating its customers. Customers were told to pay fees for a monthly program that actually did not exist. The bank has consistently evaded the law and must now be told by the people that its actions will not be tolerated.
The government of India has recently announced that it will be developing regulations to ensure the humane transportation of the country’s poultry and livestock. Commend the measure, which will help prevent the death and injury of many animals during transport.
A Russian city’s ban on demonstrations for LGBT rights was recently overturned by a court, which declared the bans were illegal and an infringement on the rights of LGBT protesters. Support the judges for bravely taking a stand against injustice.
Elephants are nearing extinction, despite bans on the ivory trade and programs to train anti-poaching rangers. To save elephants, we must address the root cause of the problem: the poverty that creates poachers. Act now to give people better options than poaching, and prevent elephants from going extinct.
Florida has a growing trend of prosecuting children as adults, preventing them from going into juvenile programs meant to rehabilitate them. Sign this petition and demand the governor to change the law so children can made into contributing citizens.
Fur farming is a cruel practice that results in the torture and slaughter of millions of animals every year. Urge the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to ban fur farms in Wisconsin.
A recent ban only prohibits Japanese commercial whaling activities in the Southern Hemisphere. Whales’ seasonal migration and the mostly northern range of the minke whale, targeted for its flavor and aroma in sashimi, makes an extension of the ban imperative. Urge an extension of the ban to protect whales in the north.
Unexploded bombs and mines litter the Afghanistan countryside, and many question whether America’s military will keep its promise to clean up the mess. Demand a firm commitment to removing all toxic military waste from Afghanistan.
A unique Alaskan wolf is being driven to extinction by the clearcutting of its old-growth forest home. Alaska has some of the last and most spectacular remaining old-growth forests on Earth, which are home to countless wildlife, including this vulnerable wolf species. If we don’t stop the greedy and reckless logging of this old-growth forest, we will lose one of nature’s most spectacular ecosystems and this wolf species will be lost forever.