Petitions

Rescue India’s Begging Elephants

Rescue India’s Begging Elephants

Elephants are being used to beg, exposing them to health risks and denying them their natural habitat. As long as elephants can be bought and sold with minimal rules, the exploitative use of these elephants cannot end. Sign this petition to save these elephants from such exploitation.

Success: Hawaii Bans Plastic Bags at Grocery Stores

Success: Hawaii Bans Plastic Bags at Grocery Stores

Hawaii recently became the first state to enact a ban on plastic bags in grocery stores. Sign this petition to show your support for a policy that will help keep plastic out of landfills and the ocean.

Praise County for Rebuilding Rundown Animal Shelter

Praise County for Rebuilding Rundown Animal Shelter

A dilapidated animal pound will finally undergo the necessary repairs to provide clean temporary shelter for homeless animals and help increase their chances of adoption. Support the county’s plans, which will benefit all animals coming into the shelter.

Support the Use of Anti-Poaching Device

Support the Use of Anti-Poaching Device

A young woman recently invented an anti-poaching device that can significantly help in putting an end to poaching. The device can detect motion from humans or animals in the park, and, therefore, can help rangers capture poachers. Sign this petition to support the use of this device.

Punish Man Who Allegedly Stomped on Kitten

Punish Man Who Allegedly Stomped on Kitten

A man allegedly stomped on and killed a kitten after getting upset with his ex-girlfriend. Sign this petition to demand that he receive the highest possible sentence for his cruel, heartless actions.

Thank Airline for Use of Biofuel To Reduce Air Pollution

Thank Airline for Use of Biofuel To Reduce Air Pollution

United Airlines is using farm waste as biofuel to power large aircraft. This will significantly cut down on greenhouse gas emissions, offering a surprisingly safe alternative to current methods. Thank the airline for its use of environmentally friendly alternatives.

Success: Mother-To-Child HIV Transmission Eliminated

Success: Mother-To-Child HIV Transmission Eliminated

HIV/AIDS is a major problem in the world, and organizations are focusing their efforts on preventing transmission of this incurable virus. Congratulate an organization for eliminating mother-to-child HIV transmission and syphilis in Cuba.

Free Activist Jailed for Speaking Out Against International Law Violations

Free Activist Jailed for Speaking Out Against International Law Violations

A Bahraini activist who criticized the government’s support of foreign airstrikes has been sentenced to five years of jail time. Sign the petition and demand that the charges against him be dropped and that he be released immediately.

Do Not Try 16-Year-Olds as Adults

Do Not Try 16-Year-Olds as Adults

Brazil could soon lower the age at which juvenile offenders could be tried as adults from 18 to 16. Such a measure would violate international human rights standards and put further strain on Brazil’s already overcrowded prison system. Sign the petition and urge authorities not to pass the amendment.

Do Not Allow KKK to Protest Removal of Confederate Flag

Do Not Allow KKK to Protest Removal of Confederate Flag

Notorious terrorist group the KKK is attempting to get permission to protest the removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House. Demand that the KKK’s request be denied to ensure the organization cannot spread its violent hate speech any further.

Prevent Forcible Evictions of Families

Prevent Forcible Evictions of Families

A number of families in a Hungarian city, have been forcibly evicted from their homes. Most have not been offered alternate accommodations and have been provided with confusing information regarding their evictions. Sign the petition and urge authorities to work with residents and NGO advocates to find solutions.

BPA is directly linked to cancer and it's still being used to line cans containing food.

Ban Cancer-Causing Chemicals in Canned Food Lining

BPA, a known carcinogen, is used to line the walls of cans containing food. Congress refused to pass labeling requirements for BPA, which leaves consumers unable to make an informed choice about the dangers in their food. BPA should be banned from use in cans containing food.

Praise Citizen Right to Record Police Interactions

Praise Citizen Right to Record Police Interactions

Police officers in Connecticut will now wear a required body camera and citizens will maintain the right to record police interactions without interference. Thank Connecticut for increasing transparency between police officers and bystanders.

Demand Adequate Medical Attention for Woman Accused of ‘Espionage’

Demand Adequate Medical Attention for Woman Accused of ‘Espionage’

A hunger-striking prisoner convicted of “espionage” after an unfair trial is in dire need of medical attention. Sign the petition and demand that she be granted access to healthcare and given a retrial.

Demand Transphobic Politician Apologize for Disgusting Remarks

Demand Transphobic Politician Apologize for Disgusting Remarks

In a recent speech, presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee made vile and disgusting remarks about trans people and his own desires to harass women in the women’s bathrooms. Demand that he apologize for this filth and bow out of the presidential race before he can insult anyone else.

Remove Sexualized Photos of Children in Lingerie from Website

Remove Sexualized Photos of Children in Lingerie from Website

A lingerie company produced a line of undergarments made for children as young as three months old and published photographs depicting overly-sexualized pre-teens and toddlers wearing only the undergarments. Tell this company to remove these disturbing photos from its website at once.

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Don’t Let Transnational Canal Destroy Fragile Ecosystems

Millions of acres of land and thousands of animal species are going to be destroyed and put at great risk just so that a massive, unnecessary shipping canal connecting the Atlantic and Pacific can be built. Demand that this atrocious and unjustifiable project be put to a halt once and for all so that it is never built.

Release LGBT Individuals Arrested at Pride Parade

Release LGBT Individuals Arrested at Pride Parade

A gay pride event in Turkey was shut down violently and ended with demonstrators being arrested. Condemn the use of harmful measures against nonviolent protesters and demand that charges are dropped against all of the arrested.

Don’t Reduce Access to Abortion Services

Don’t Reduce Access to Abortion Services

Abortion resources may soon be limited in Texas thanks to a controversial law already passed. Urge the Supreme Court to take this case and support countless women in their fight for reproductive health care.

Rescue Kidnapped Girls from Terrorist Group

Rescue Kidnapped Girls from Terrorist Group

Hundreds of schoolgirls are believed to have been kidnapped and forced into recruitment with a terrorist group, where they are made to do terrible things. Urge the President of Nigeria to increase efforts to save these girls and to help prevent future kidnappings.

End Alleged Capture of Foxes for Future Hunting

End Alleged Capture of Foxes for Future Hunting

A local hunt may be responsible for capturing foxes to hunt them in future. Whether it is true or not, removing an animal from its natural habitat should not be allowed unless under government supervision. Sign this petition to demand that this issue be investigated immediately.

Leave Sharks Alone in North Carolina

Leave Sharks Alone in North Carolina

There have been seven shark attacks along the same area of the North Carolina coast within three weeks, yet officials have not closed down the beaches despite the obvious danger to both humans and sharks. Urge officials to close down the beaches in order to protect humans and allow the sharks to swim in peace

Save Polar Bears from Global Warming

Save Polar Bears from Global Warming

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently released the draft for a plan that would help polar bears threatened by global warming, but the plan is weak and is not being pushed through quickly enough. Demand that officials outline a more expansive plan to save the polar bears, fast.

Tell Storeowner to Apologize for Allegedly Banning Gays From His Business

Tell Storeowner to Apologize for Allegedly Banning Gays From His Business

A storeowner put up a hateful sign banning gay people from his store. Demand this heartless store owner apologize for posting such a despicable sign and stop spreading hate.

Pesticides manufactured by Sygenta have been directly linked to a massive die off in honeybees which are essential for pollinating one-third of the food supply.

Oppose Toxic Monopoly Merger Between Seed and Pesticide Giants

Monsanto could soon be merged with Sygenta, the largest pesticide company in the world. This merger would create a single company with a near global monopoly over the food supply. Sigh our petition to oppose this deal under anti-monopoly laws.