Petitions

Stop Hunting of Endangered Wildlife in China

Stop Hunting of Endangered Wildlife in China

A police chief in China is accused of hunting endangered wildlife. Demand he be sent to prison if he is found guilty.

Save Animals From Floods in Texas and Oklahoma

Save Animals From Floods in Texas and Oklahoma

Flash-flooding continues in Texas and Oklahoma as the area was hit with record-setting rain. Urge President Obama to send help not just for people, but also the animals affected.

Don’t Charge Family of Dead Child for Police Investigation

Don’t Charge Family of Dead Child for Police Investigation

The family of Tamir Rice is being expected to pay $18,000 to the morgue that held the child’s body during the investigation into the actions of the police officer who shot him. Demand that the city government take responsibility for this bill instead of handing it to the grieving family.

Do Not Trap Wildlife on Protected Lands

Do Not Trap Wildlife on Protected Lands

It is currently legal to trap and kill animals on lands that are deemed as national refuges. Sign this petition and urge lawmakers to support a potential law that would make this illegal.

Free Imprisoned Women’s Rights Activist

Free Imprisoned Women’s Rights Activist

An Iranian painter has been imprisoned for advocating for women’s rights and exercising free speech through art in a prison that is known for the abuse of inmates. Please support this petition to free her and drop all charges.

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Implement Plan for Coastal Cities Threatened by Rising Seas

Climate change could destroy our coastline. Coastal flooding and erosion are becoming more and more common. We need to implement a national plan or climate change will destroy our coasts.

Save Children From Being Beheaded by ISIS

Save Children From Being Beheaded by ISIS

ISIS is beheading children in territory it has captured. Urge the United Nations to send help to save children from ISIS’s brutality.

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Fire Republican Official Convicted of Domestic Abuse

A convicted domestic abuser is refusing to step down from leadership in the Republican Party after his abhorrent criminal history was made public. Demand that his superiors fire him from their organization at once.

Don’t Kill Free-Roaming Dogs

Don’t Kill Free-Roaming Dogs

Thousands of homeless dogs may soon be unfairly exterminated due to a recent rabies epidemic. Urge government officials not to encourage the brutal execution of free-roaming dogs.

Don’t Let Kentucky Politician Strip Insurance Coverage

Don’t Let Kentucky Politician Strip Insurance Coverage

Despite its renowned success, the Kentucky governor elect Matt Bevin plans to work toward dismantling the state’s Affordable Healthcare Act insurance exchange. Tell Bevin to put citizens’ health before his own political interests.

Applaud Organization for Rescuing and Releasing Bald Eagle

Applaud Organization for Rescuing and Releasing Bald Eagle

A bald eagle is now flying free after being rehabilitated by a reputable rescue organization. Please sign this petition to thank them for everything they do to help these beautiful raptors.

Support Efforts to Put Autonomous Cars on the Market

Support Efforts to Put Autonomous Cars on the Market

A major car company has announced plans for putting a self-driving car on the road by 2020, making our roads much safer. Sign this petition to applaud this effort, which will greatly improve the quality of life.

Force Resignation of Allegedly Bigoted City Official

Force Resignation of Allegedly Bigoted City Official

Racist, homophobic, and ableist remarks allegedly made by a city supervisor have prompted calls for his resignation, but he has refused to step down. Demand that he resign from his post with the city government at once.

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Commend Deaf Doctor for Inspirational Work

One of the first deaf American physicians has been changing the outlook of deaf individuals in the medical field, as well as enhancing deaf patients’ experiences at the doctor’s office. Commend this physician for serving as an inspiration to those with disabilities.

Success: Nebraska Abolishes the Death Penalty

Success: Nebraska Abolishes the Death Penalty

The death penalty has been abolished in Nebraska after a monumental vote. State lawmakers defied the wishes of Governor Pete Ricketts and voted against capital punishment with such numbers that he was unable to oppose them. Sign here to thank those lawmakers for making the right decision.

Protect Miners Against Diseases

Protect Miners Against Diseases

Gold miners that breathe in the dust created from breaking apart rocks can contract an incurable disease called silicosis. Tell China’s president to provide the proper equipment and protection so these miners do not contract this painful disease.

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Applaud Efforts to Shelter Refugees

The Philippines declared that they would take in 3,000 refugees fleeing from deadly persecution when other countries have denied them. Commend their efforts in protecting these people and encourage other nations to follow their lead.

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Applaud Termination of Allegedly Bigoted Congressional Staffer

Racist and sexist comments about how women who have sex are “whores” and how Asian Americans are rightfully “hated” have gotten the congressional staffer who allegedly made them fired. Applaud his boss for doing the right thing and dismissing this hateful person from his office.

Applaud Ecuador for Breaking Tree Planting World Record

Applaud Ecuador for Breaking Tree Planting World Record

Thousands of volunteers in Ecuador broke the world record for number of tree species planted nationally. Applaud their amazing reforestation efforts.

Stop Promoting Hateful Advertisements on Twitter

Stop Promoting Hateful Advertisements on Twitter

Transphobic, misogynistic, and racist harassment is rampant on Twitter despite recent policy overhauls aimed at curtailing such abuse. Demand that the website implement new changes to cut down on this hateful speech.

End Child Labor in Tanzania’s Gold Mines

End Child Labor in Tanzania’s Gold Mines

Child labor laws are not being enforced in Tanzania. No child should risk their life to earn a living. Help give children a voice by calling on Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete to enforce child labor laws that could save thousands of lives.

End Transport of Exotic Animal Trophies on Delta Air Lines

End Transport of Exotic Animal Trophies on Delta Air Lines

As the only United States airline to offer direct flights to South Africa, a popular hunting destination, it is crucial that Delta Air Lines ban the transportation of exotic animal hunting trophies. Sign the petition to end this sickening practice and save countless exotic animals’ lives.

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Stop Paying Home Health Care Workers Poverty Wages

Due to a loophole, home health care workers are denied the ability to even make minimum wage. These workers often work long hours and do backbreaking work to care for the elderly and those with disabilities. Demand that these workers be respected and protected with minimum wage and overtime benefits.

Success: Conversion Therapy Banned for LGBT Youth

Success: Conversion Therapy Banned for LGBT Youth

Dangerous conversion therapy designed to “cure” LGBT people has been banned for youth in Oregon. Applaud the governor for doing the right thing and ending this harmful practice in her state.

Praise City’s Plan to Raise Minimum Wage to $15 Per Hour

Praise City’s Plan to Raise Minimum Wage to $15 Per Hour

Los Angeles’ minimum wage will be raised to $15 per hour by 2020, thanks to a new initiative. Praise the city council for ensuring struggling Californians are afforded a livable wage.