A state initiative in Mississippi is trying to make Christianity the state’s official religion. Demand that the creators and organizers of this discriminatory initiative abandon the push to get it on the 2016 ballot.
Elephants are being slaughtered by organized poaching networks, and U.S. consumers are helping to finance the killing. Save endangered elephants from poachers before these majestic animals disappear forever.
Several high school students wore blackface for a school-sanctioned event with their principal’s permission. Demand that she be removed from her position for her failure to stop an innocent football game from becoming a racist sideshow.
Lab employees recently attempted to euthanize a rabbit by putting it in a freezer, among numerous other violations of the Animal Welfare Act. Shockingly, this lab has yet to be penalized for its cruelty and incompetence. Stop the torture now and demand it be held accountable.
Transgender inmates will now be offered specialized housing units to safely separate them from the general prison population. Thank the Department of Correction Commissioner for supporting trans rights.
Recent footage of the deplorable conditions inside Canadian fur farms has led to public outcry for an official ban on fur production. Stop the cruelty now and outlaw the fur industry in Canada.
The star of a popular reality show is spreading hateful anti-LGBTQ propaganda to her community. Her influence as a celebrity could have severe negative effects on people who have done nothing wrong. Ask the TV station to show solidarity to LGBTQ people by canceling the show.
Influential television-show host Jon Stewart recently exposed the cruel nature of cramped gestation crates used on pig farms and the depressing lives many sows lead. Thank Stewart for his activism by signing this petition.
A man responsible for hanging 25 dead cats from a tree has been charged with polluting the environment, but not animal cruelty. Help find the real killer by urging the NYPD police commissioner to lend a hand.
A family dog was brutally shot and killed by a hunter. The man guilty of this dog’s death believed the dog to be a stray and could possibly get away with this crime because of a confusing county law. Sign this petition to demand the man be charged with murder.
A severely psychotic and schizophrenic man is set to be executed despite laws prohibiting the execution of the mentally insane. Tell the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles to halt the execution immediately and give the mentally ill man treatment for his conditions.
Oil companies have been legally dumping waste water into aquifers containing drinkable water thanks to a bureaucratic oversight. Please sign the petition to demand this situation be rectified.
A mining company may have violated the Clean Water Act by falsifying several reports to environmental regulators about its impact on local water sources. Sign to demand that state officials conduct a full investigation into these allegations.
Letters from fake students are being sent by a Native American school to garner sympathy and money from unsuspecting Americans. Not only is this practice unethical, but it paints the Native American community in a harsh light. Stop the school from sending these letters by signing this petition.
Kmart stores are scheduled to open at 6 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day, denying workers their previously allocated time off and thereby preventing them from spending the holiday with their loved ones. Demand that Kmart respect its employees’ personal lives by closing its doors on Thanksgiving Day.
A judge has struck down a ban on same-sex marriage for being unconstitutional. Thank the judge for fighting for the rights of LGBT citizens and strengthening the precedent of marriage equality.
Poor Indian women are being forcibly sterilized in massive camps in a misguided and unethical attempt to control population growth. Unsanitary and rushed operations have resulted in the deaths of 13 women. Stop the Indian government from violating women’s bodily rights by signing the petition today.
Chickens killed for consumption at the popular fast-food chain Chick-fil-A are severely abused before and during slaughter. Demand that the restaurant adopt strict animal welfare policies to help stop this unnecessary cruelty.
Fast-food advertising disproportionately targets disadvantaged children in low-income neighborhoods, using toys and cartoons to lure kids in. Tell the fast-food industry’s top dogs that child-directed marketing of unhealthy food is unacceptable.
Cancer treatment programs are being put on the chopping block by Congress, and patients and their families are in danger of losing the care and support they need. Don’t let lifesaving medical programs disappear.
Gas pumps in Berkeley, California will soon have labels that warn consumers about the negative effects of greenhouse gases caused by the burning of fossil fuels, thanks to a new law. Applaud this initiative, which will encourage consumers to reflect on the long-term consequences of their actions.
Thousands of homeless and runaway children live on the street, where they are in danger of being caught by human traffickers. Help give all at-risk kids a safe place to sleep at night.
The construction of a massive ski resort would threaten the local population of grizzly bears. Ask officials to revoke this resort’s permit so the grizzly bear population can thrive.
A man has been charged with felony animal cruelty after shooting a farm dog in the face on a hunting trip. Thank law enforcement officials for their quick apprehension of the heartless shooter.
A pet store chain has vowed to end its partnership with cruel puppy mills and only sell dogs rescued by animal aid organizations. Praise the move, which will save hundreds of dogs annually from euthanasia.