Petitions

Druridge Bay

Save Coastal Bay from Open-Pit Mining

A proposed open-pit coal mine would threaten the air and water quality of a precious coastal bay, as well as put wildlife and human health at risk. Take action now to protect this natural area and its inhabitants.

Applaud Legalization of Same-Sex Adoptions

Applaud Legalization of Same-Sex Adoptions

A hold on same-sex adoptions was just lifted by the Utah Supreme Court following the recent legalization of marriage equality in the state. Sign to praise the court for its swift action to allow waiting children to be adopted into loving homes.

Praise Smartphone App that Reports Animal Abuse

Praise Smartphone App that Reports Animal Abuse

A new smartphone app has been developed that allows users to document and report crimes against animals. Thank its developers now for giving the public the opportunity to do more to help protect animals from abuse.

Halt Woman’s Execution

Halt Woman’s Execution

A woman was unfairly sentenced to death for acting in self defense. Fight for her retrial by telling the Supreme Leader to halt this execution immediately.

Admonish University for Cheating Athletes Out of Education

Admonish University for Cheating Athletes Out of Education

For nearly two decades, student athletes at the University of North Carolina took fake classes and received undeserved grades just to remain eligible to play sports. Urge UNC’s Chancellor to fire the administrator responsible for robbing these athletes of a quality education.

Applaud Jail Sentence for Man Who Burned Dog Alive

Applaud Jail Sentence for Man Who Burned Dog Alive

A man in Northern Ireland, who burned a family dog alive, is the first person in the country’s history to be found guilty of animal cruelty. Sign the petition to applaud the judge for his valorous efforts.

Applaud Creation of Amazon Rainforest Reserve

Applaud Creation of Amazon Rainforest Reserve

A large area of the Amazon rainforest has been placed under protection by the Brazilian government. Applaud the move, which will benefit the environment and its inhabitants by outlawing deforestation and development.

Thank Organization for Rescuing Fighting Dogs

Thank Organization for Rescuing Fighting Dogs

A sheriff’s office was pivotal in the arrest of three abusive dog owners. Thank the rescuers for the role they played in the arrest of these horrendous people.

Protest Approval of Controversial Herbicide

Protest Approval of Controversial Herbicide

A dangerous herbicide with the same ingredient as Agent Orange has been approved by the EPA. Protest this approval by signing the petition.

Reform Labor Laws for Migrant Workers

Reform Labor Laws for Migrant Workers

Domestic workers have faced appalling working conditions, abuse, and exploitation at the hands of careless employers. Sign the petition to urge labor law reform and improve the quality of life for migrant workers.

Support Pet-Friendly Housing

Support Pet-Friendly Housing

Berkeley, California is considering making all housing pet-friendly, which would reduce the number of abandoned animals and create more happy homes for pets. Ask the city mayor to support this proposal.

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Stop Fearmongering Over Ebola

A representative recently stated that Ebola had possibly mutated to become transmissible through the air, despite health authorities offering no evidence whatsoever of that being the case. Demand that he stop contributing to a culture of fear about Ebola, and urge him to stay in his line of expertise in the future.

Stop Illegal Offshore Oil Drilling

Stop Illegal Offshore Oil Drilling

Illegal oil drilling has been taking place off the coast of New Zealand, putting marine life at risk. The company responsible claims that it was unaware its activity was illegal, when in reality it simply neglected to learn new drilling rules. Urge authorities to take legal action against the oil company.

Save Rare and Beautiful Birds from Extinction

Save Rare and Beautiful Birds from Extinction

A beautiful and imperiled bird species is in danger of disappearing forever. Help protect the habitat that these birds depend on for survival, and save them from imminent extinction.

Success: San Francisco Says No to SeaWorld

Success: San Francisco Says No to SeaWorld

The captivity of whales, dolphins, and porpoises has been outlawed in San Francisco, preventing SeaWorld from ever operating in the city. Thank the government officials responsible for passing this life-saving resolution.

Praise Reforestation Rewards Program

Praise Reforestation Rewards Program

Two conservationists are channeling the help of local residents in reforestation efforts in Madagascar. In return for their help, locals receive credits that can be exchanged for useful items. Praise the conservationists for rewarding local entrepreneurs for their help rebuilding Madagascar’s forests.

Stop the War on Wolves

Stop the War on Wolves

Anti-wildlife interests are waging a war on imperiled wolves in the Northern Rockies and beyond. Help give wolves the protection they need, and save them from hunters and wildlife exterminators.

Fight Lenient Sentencing of Wealthy Murderer

Fight Lenient Sentencing of Wealthy Murderer

A wealthy 16-year-old boy accused of four counts of murder has walked away with a simple probation sentence. This is evidence of a justice system too concerned with financial status, rather than fair sentencing. Scorn this ruling and demand that the teen be justly punished.

Praise Guilty Verdict in Massacre of Iraqi Civilians

Praise Guilty Verdict in Massacre of Iraqi Civilians

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.

Thank Actress for Saving Research Chimps

Thank Actress for Saving Research Chimps

Actress Alison Eastwood, daughter of the legendary Clint Eastwood, recently started a crowdfunding campaign to support the care of the more than 100 retired research chimpanzees that were released to a sanctuary. Thank Alison for using her celebrity status to help care for sick and abused chimps.

Applaud City for Declaring Whales and Dolphins Free from Capture and Captivity

Applaud City for Declaring Whales and Dolphins Free from Capture and Captivity

Whales and dolphins within and off the coast of San Francisco are now free from capture and captivity, thanks to a recent ruling. Applaud this ruling in support of intelligent marine life.

Applaud State for Supporting Gay Marriage

Applaud State for Supporting Gay Marriage

A judge’s ruling has made Wyoming the 32nd state to support gay marriage. Sign the petition to applaud his efforts.

End Discrimination Against LGBT Jamaicans

End Discrimination Against LGBT Jamaicans

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.

Save Critically Endangered Porpoises from Extinction

Save Critically Endangered Porpoises from Extinction

Fewer than 100 critically endangered Vaquita porpoises exist anywhere on the planet. Save the last members of this imperiled species from the poachers and black marketeers who are driving them toward extinction.

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Applaud Richard Dawkins for Rejecting Islamophobia

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.