Recent Petitions

Demand Major Grocer Stop Selling Rabbit Meat

Demand Major Grocer Stop Selling Rabbit Meat

Whole Foods Market has started selling rabbit meat in select stores. Many people view these animals as pets; additionally, the corporation should be moving away from the sale of meat, especially rabbit. Demand all rabbit meat be removed from retail shelves within Whole Foods Market.

Decriminalize Sex Work to Promote Public Health

Decriminalize Sex Work to Promote Public Health

A new study confirms that decriminalizing sex work is imperative to ending the HIV/AIDs pandemic. Urge the U.S. to adopt positive harm reduction policies that promote public health.

Establish Mandatory Minimum Vacation Days

Establish Mandatory Minimum Vacation Days

About a fourth of U.S. workers do not receive any paid time off. Require all employers to offer their workers adequate time to spend with family, pursue outside interests, and reduce stress.

Protect Koalas from State-Sponsored Extinction

Protect Koalas from State-Sponsored Extinction

Stop a government approved highway project from destroying an important koala colony. Prevent deforestation and rapid depopulation by rerouting the highway instead of threatening multiple endangered species.

Support Sustainable Ocean Farming

Support Sustainable Ocean Farming

An innovative new aquaculture method has the potential to transform our relationship with the ocean, from one of depletion and exploitation to restoration and mutual benefit. Sign this petition to show your support for the entrepreneurs who are pushing this shift.

Stop Incarcerating People for Nonviolent Drug Offenses

Stop Incarcerating People for Nonviolent Drug Offenses

Senseless mandatory minimum sentence laws put thousands of people behind bars for nonviolent offenses, a practice that is ruining lives and overcrowding U.S. prisons. Help reform these pointless laws.

Applaud Efforts to Save Whales and Improve Air Quality

Applaud Efforts to Save Whales and Improve Air Quality

Endangered blue whales have been known to collide with speeding cargo ships, which travel through the whales’ feeding ground. Thank an organization for creating an incentive program that encourages ships to slow down, saving these whales from senseless deaths.

Demand Justice for Peaceful Protestors Killed by Military

Demand Justice for Peaceful Protestors Killed by Military

More than 1,000 peaceful protestors were brutally murdered by their government, yet those responsible have gone unpunished. Demand that the guilty military personnel be held accountable for these violent murders.

Applaud Home-Rebuilding Initiative

Applaud Home-Rebuilding Initiative

Many Brooklyn residents’ homes are still in unlivable conditions due to Hurricane Sandy. Applaud the efforts of a not-for-profit organization to rebuild some of these damaged homes.

Praise University President for Sacrificing to Raise Worker Salaries

Praise University President for Sacrificing to Raise Worker Salaries

Kentucky State University’s president shed $90,000 from his own salary in order to have the salaries of the university’s minimum wage employees raised. Applaud this selfless and generous action.

Stop Abusing Pigs at Annual Church Celebration

Stop Abusing Pigs at Annual Church Celebration

A Wisconsin parish refuses to end its annual pig wrestling competition despite the obvious strain on the animals. Tell the church they must find an alternative fundraiser.

Demand Justice for Black Teen Murdered by Police

Demand Justice for Black Teen Murdered by Police

A young, innocent man was shot and killed by a police officer. The officer has not been brought to justice, and protesters against this police brutality have been attacked. Demand justice for the murdered teenager and make sure the officer is held accountable for his deadly actions.

Create World’s Largest Oceanic Reserve

Create World’s Largest Oceanic Reserve

Scientists agree that the most effective way to save marine life is to protect large areas of the ocean, and a new plan is in motion to create the world’s largest oceanic reserve. Big fishing and oil corporations are fighting to stop the reserve from being created, urging President Obama to block the plan. Sign the petition to urge President Obama to protect our marine life.

Open Essential Wildlife Migration Route

Open Essential Wildlife Migration Route

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is currently accepting public comment on whether or not to close down a sheep research station which lies directly in the middle of a prime migratory route. Migrating animals that find themselves on grazing land are often killed. Please tell the USDA to close the research station and open up this key migration route for wildlife.

Punish Egypt for Human Rights Violations

Punish Egypt for Human Rights Violations

Activists were recently denied entry into Egypt, a clear violation of international human rights law. This is only the latest violation in a recent string of human rights abuses committed by the military-backed government. Demand that the government be punished for its illegal actions.

Success: Walgreens to Stay in America Instead of Dodging Taxes

Success: Walgreens to Stay in America Instead of Dodging Taxes

Walgreens Pharmacy has decided to maintain its headquarters in the United States instead of dodging billions of dollars in taxes by moving abroad. Applaud Walgreens’ decision to do the right thing and stand by its American consumers.

Stop Police From Intimidating Protesters

Stop Police From Intimidating Protesters

With protests erupting in Missouri, the police have responded with tear gas, rubber bullets, and other intimidation techniques. Demand the governor to stop this unruly conduct by the police force.

Stop Killing Giant Amazon Fish

Stop Killing Giant Amazon Fish

The arapaima is one of the largest freshwater fish in the world, and they have become locally extinct in the Amazon River. Demand for a ban to be placed on the fishing and killing of these fish before they disappear completely from our planet.

Use Cigarette Butts to Power Electronic Devices

Use Cigarette Butts to Power Electronic Devices

A group of researchers discovered they could turn cigarette butts into a material used to store energy in super-capacitors. This means that cigarette butt waste around the world could soon be put to good use. Use discarded cigarette butts to power consumer electronics and electric vehicles.

Thank Business for Giving Jobs to the Homeless

Thank Business for Giving Jobs to the Homeless

A new café has a bold idea: hiring the homeless. Not only does it help people in need get back on their feet, but it is also changing the public’s opinions by doing away with stereotypes and stigmas. Thank the owners for creating this opportunity of education for their community.

Praise Invention of Backpack for Children with Cancer

Praise Invention of Backpack for Children with Cancer

Children with cancer often are weighed down by IVs. Please show your appreciation of the backpack that allows children the ability to tread lightly.

Prosecute Woman Accused of Kicking Puppy

Prosecute Woman Accused of Kicking Puppy

Nothing could ever justify harming a puppy by kicking it. Sign this petition and demand the prosecution of the woman who repeatedly kicked her puppy.

Fire Officers Who Shot and Killed Harmless Dog

Fire Officers Who Shot and Killed Harmless Dog

Two police officers shot and killed a harmless dog after responding to a barking noise complaint. After sustaining fifteen bullet wounds, the dog passed away. Help bring the officers to justice.

Success: Important Diplomatic Appointments No Longer Blocked

Success: Important Diplomatic Appointments No Longer Blocked

Diplomatic appointments can be made now that a prominent lawmaker is no longer preventing them. This is a positive step towards the success of diplomacy, and will allow for much progress to be made in terms of our relationships with other countries. Thank this lawmaker for choosing to do the right thing.

Demand Harsh Consequences for Reckless Mining Companies

Demand Harsh Consequences for Reckless Mining Companies

Two recent mining accidents spilled millions of gallons of cyanide and sulfuric acid-laced wastewater into the environment. Demand stricter regulation of the industry, and harsh consequences for the companies responsible for these terrible tragedies.