Petitions

Protect Indigenous Peoples from Death Threats

Protect Indigenous Peoples from Death Threats

Indigenous communities in Colombia are facing a rash of paramilitary threats. Sign the petition and demand that the government protect indigenous peoples and bring paramilitaries to justice.

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Don’t Ban Homosexuality at College

Gay and bisexual people have been banned from a college that believes they are sinners and going against God’s design, despite the fact that this is blatant discrimination. Demand that this hateful ban be lifted at once.

Prosecute Officers Who Illegally Detained Citizens

Prosecute Officers Who Illegally Detained Citizens

Six victims were allegedly detained at a warehouse by Chicago police officers. These victims were denied their rights, cuffed to benches, and sometimes denied food. Sign the petition to urge Chicago’s mayor to investigate and prosecute the officers for their alleged actions.

Support Stricter Animal Cruelty Laws

Support Stricter Animal Cruelty Laws

Animal cruelty laws in one Tennessee county are vague and do not adequately protect pets from mistreatment. Support a new ordinance, which would allow for police and animal control to step in when needed to save pets from harsh conditions.

Demand Justice for Tortured Activist

Demand Justice for Tortured Activist

A Bahraini activist has been subjected to horrific acts of torture in order to force a confession. Sign the petition and demand that he be protected from abuse and that those responsible for his ill-treatment be brought to justice.

Release Imprisoned Activist and Her Family

Release Imprisoned Activist and Her Family

The family of an activist in China has been arrested after calling for her release from prison. Sign the petition and demand freedom for the activist and her family.

Thank Former Ebola Patient for Aiding Research

Thank Former Ebola Patient for Aiding Research

A former Ebola patient decided to take part in the Ebola virus vaccine research by donating her plasma and dedicating her time and efforts to traveling abroad. Thank this woman for giving back to the community and helping others in need.

Reverse Convictions of Peaceful Protesters

Reverse Convictions of Peaceful Protesters

Twenty peaceful protesters were recently convicted and sentenced to jail time in Egypt after unfair and politically-motivated trials. Sign the petition and demand that they be released and their convictions be overturned.

Success: Internet Declared Open for All

Success: Internet Declared Open for All

It is official: the internet is free and open to all who access it in the United States. Sign this petition and thank the policy makers and the ForceChange community, which advocated for free speech.

Prioritize Human Rights in Venezuela

Prioritize Human Rights in Venezuela

Increasingly violent responses to protests across Venezuela have recently resulted in the death of a fourteen-year-old boy. Sign the petition and demand that Venezuelan authorities reaffirm their commitment to respecting and protecting freedom of expression.

Implement Life-Saving Police Reforms

Implement Life-Saving Police Reforms

Unchecked police brutality has destroyed faith in law enforcement and put innocent lives at risk. Call on the President to address this deadly crisis and advance much-needed reforms.

Praise Program to Get Kids to Explore National Parks

Praise Program to Get Kids to Explore National Parks

Fourth graders in America will be given the chance to see the country’s national parks, thanks to federal funding and donations. Applaud the foundation responsible for teaching children about the wilderness and the animals that live in it.

Success: Giant Panda Population Growing

Success: Giant Panda Population Growing

Giant panda populations are finally recovering thanks to the efforts of conservationists and animal welfare activists who worked hard to petition the Chinese government to protect this fragile species. Sign to thank the agency that listened to the people.

Demand an Apology for Public Figure’s Racist Statement

Demand an Apology for Public Figure’s Racist Statement

A racist statement was made by a public figure in Japan, suggesting the need for apartheid with mass immigration to keep Japan’s population from declining further. Demand a public apology for the abhorrent racist suggestion.

Success: Mandatory Vaccination Law Introduced

Success: Mandatory Vaccination Law Introduced

All California children may soon be required to get vaccinated, thanks to a newly introduced bill. The bill is sadly necessary due to the growth of a willfully ignorant anti-vaccine movement in California. Sign the petition to thank California legislature and the efforts of the ForceChange community to mandate vaccines.

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Don’t Let Colleges Stop Reporting Sexual Assaults

Wisconsin universities might not have to report any sexual assault cases that happen on their campuses to federal authorities, despite the fact that there is an epidemic of such cases plaguing institutions of higher learning. Demand that the existing sexual assault reporting requirements remain intact and unchanged.

Thank Authorities for Saving Starved, Neglected Pets

Thank Authorities for Saving Starved, Neglected Pets

Dozens of animals were found living in horrendous conditions in a man’s home. Animals were crammed into cages hanging from the attic ceiling without light, bedding, food or water. Thank the authorities who charged him with 12 counts of animal abuse.

Demand Justice for Chimpanzee Held Captive in Small Cage

Demand Justice for Chimpanzee Held Captive in Small Cage

A deaf chimpanzee is being inhumanely kept in a small cage and is being restricted by means of a chain and padlock. Sign this petition and demand authorities arrest Kiko’s owner and place Kiko in a proper animal sanctuary.

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Keep Race Theory Class in College Curriculum

White supremacists have launched a campaign to force a popular university to cancel a race theory class called “The Problem with Whiteness.” Demand that the university not bow to these bigots and keep the course in its curriculum.

Prevent Disease Outbreaks Among Schoolchildren

Prevent Disease Outbreaks Among Schoolchildren

Even parents who do believe in vaccinations can have trouble keeping their kids’ immunizations up to date. Support better funding for school nurses to improve record keeping and help families keep their children safe and healthy.

Don’t Classify “Resisting Arrest” as a Felony

Don’t Classify “Resisting Arrest” as a Felony

“Resisting arrest” could soon be reclassified from a misdemeanor to a felony in the state of New York. This would deter protest and hinder free speech immensely. Please sign here to make sure this unacceptable change is not made.

Praise Installation of Traffic Light at Dangerous Intersection

Praise Installation of Traffic Light at Dangerous Intersection

A city is going to install a new traffic light at a dangerous intersection where a pedestrian was hit by a car and killed, as many people are each year. Sign this petition to praise the city’s dedication to public safety.

Demand Justice for Dogs that were Horrifically Killed

Demand Justice for Dogs that were Horrifically Killed

A volunteer firefighter in Texas allegedly bragged on Facebook about killing two of his neighbor’s dogs. Urge investigators to bring charges against him for his brutal actions.

Praise Sentence of Woman Who Set Fire to Pet Store

Praise Sentence of Woman Who Set Fire to Pet Store

A Las Vegas woman set fire to her pet store containing live animals in an attempt to recover the insurance money. Fortunately, the animals survived and have since been adopted. Thank the judge for sentencing her to 14 years in prison.

Praise Organization for Rehabilitating Inmates and Horses

Praise Organization for Rehabilitating Inmates and Horses

Nevada inmates are being rehabilitated through a correctional program that teaches them how to train wild horses. Praise the state for choosing a humane and ethical way to tame horses and reform inmates.