A 13-year-old Indian girl was recently raped as a punishment for her brother’s crime. Help protect other innocent girls from acts of sexual violence by demanding that those responsible for this brutal assault be severely punished.
A man gassed his dog, Mocha, to death with car exhaust fumes and was never charged or convicted. Demand law officials stop turning their backs on this case, and get justice for Mocha.
Your nutritionist may be getting his or her information from processed food corporations such as Coca-Cola or Hershey. Stop food corporations from being allowed to provide education on nutrition.
Senate Republicans shot down a bill requiring employers to offer contraception to female employees. Criticize them for this unjust action that favors corporate greed and religious bias over women’s healthcare.
In April 2014, 276 schoolgirls were kidnapped by an Islamic Jihadist group in Nigeria. Sign this petition and demand that the United States play a bigger role as 200 girls still remain missing and in danger.
Media outlets are being censored and journalists prevented from exercising their right to freedom of expression in Hong Kong. Urge authorities to allow journalists to pursue their right to free speech, and protect reporters from brutal attacks.
The public has a right to know when dangerous oil trains are running through their communities. Urge the governor of your state to ensure that railroad companies release the necessary information to keep communities safe.
A camera hidden in a public restroom took pornographic photos that were uploaded to social media website Tumblr. Now, the site is refusing to remove these illegally obtained pictures. Demand that Tumblr remove pornographic images taken without the subjects’ consent.
There has been a dramatic rise in child abuse images posted to commonly used areas of the Internet. Implement cyber tip lines for communications companies and the public to report online child abuse.
Jif’s line of natural peanut butters contains palm oil, which is currently cultivated using unsustainable and damaging methods. Tell Jif to stop using palm oil in its products.
Threats posed by climate change require immediate action. Countries need to do everything they can to move towards sustainability, rather than continuing to perpetuate the problem. Please ask Australia to reinstate a tax that will help the nation move away from fossil fuels.
A pet recently died due to heat exhaustion when it was left inside a vehicle aboard a ferry. Demand that the ferry company change its rules which mandate all pets to be left unsupervised in vehicles during transport.
A miserable polar bear in Argentina needs to be moved to Canada where the climate is more suitable for him. Tell the Mendoza Zoo to move Arturo to Canada.
A recent bird control endeavor resulted in seizures and slow deaths for hundreds of birds at one of the busiest airports in North America. Urge the airport system to ban the use of cruel poisons and commit to humane methods of controlling wildlife populations.
National Geographic has begun using recycled fibers in all of its publications. Applaud this award-winning magazine’s commitment to environmental leadership.
Claiming tiger blood and penis confer on him medicinal benefits, a businessman has confessed to killing and eating three tigers. Demand Chinese officials address the vague legislation that allowed him to commit this horrific act.
Cruel cosmetic procedures for dogs may finally be banned in Illinois. Sign the petition to stop the mutilation now.
Voz, a Latino labor group, recently refused to cut ties with an organization that supports marriage equality. For this, they were denied a $75,000 grant. Thank Voz for staying true to the cause of equal rights even in the face of such losses.
Millions of children go hungry because they lack access to nutritious, dependable food options. Pledge to help end childhood hunger and raise awareness about this unacceptable situation.
After a teen’s dream of becoming a police officer was dashed when his leg was amputated, his teacher worked to have him escorted by police to his prom. Thank the teacher and local police force for giving this teen a prom night he’ll never forget.
The Harpy Eagle, a rare Amazonian bird, is on the verge of extinction due to deforestation and hunting. Sign this petition to protect their remaining population.
Obamacare has already helped many Americans gain access to basic healthcare. Thank the woman who made this landmark program possible.
Foie gras, an inhumane product made by cruelly enlarging duck or goose livers, is a food delicacy in many countries. The controversial entree was gaining popularity in India, until the country introduced a ban on foie gras imports. Applaud this ban, which will halt the popularity of this cruel delicacy.
While U.S. lawmakers continue to debate immigration reform, many immigrants pursuing doctorate degrees in American universities are looking to other countries to conduct their post-graduate research. Encourage lawmakers to finally pass a bill that has bipartisan support and help the United States maintain a competitive edge in the sciences.
A mother who sent her child to play at a nearby park alone while she worked has been arrested and her daughter has been placed in foster care. On her salary, reliable childcare is not a viable option. Urge the prosecutor to drop the charges against this struggling mother and return her daughter to the custody of her clearly caring mother.