Recent Petitions

Applaud Waste Water Recycling Initiative

Applaud Waste Water Recycling Initiative

In the wake of severe drought and out-of-control plastic consumption, state rest stops have found a way to stem water waste and use recycled plastic to filter waste. Support this important move to save water and waste.

Thank Mattel for Canceling Sea World Barbie

Thank Mattel for Canceling Sea World Barbie

Mattel has cancelled a partnership with Sea World and will no longer be producing Sea World Trainer Barbie. Applaud Mattel for taking a stand against the abuse of dolphins and whales in captivity.

Stop the U.S. From Making Money on War

Stop the U.S. From Making Money on War

Arms dealers should not profit by enabling authoritarian governments and exploiting violent conflicts. However, private American weapons firms stand to make money from sales to countries with histories of egregious human rights violations. Tell our Defense Department to reduce the number of weapons exported to the violent regimes.

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Don’t Erect Ten Commandments Monument in Front of State Capitol

In a clear violation of the separation between church and state, a monument displaying the Ten Commandments of the Bible is going to be erected at the State Capitol building in Arkansas. Demand that plans to build this monument be abandoned immediately.

Applaud Company for Eliminating Gender Wage Gap

Applaud Company for Eliminating Gender Wage Gap

A large company will be implementing a program designed to tackle the wage disparity between men and women. Praise these efforts that help women advance in the workforce.

Fire Trainer Accused of Whipping Horse on the Face

Fire Trainer Accused of Whipping Horse on the Face

Video footage allegedly shows a trainer whipping a horse repeatedly on the body and on the face. Tell the school’s owner to fire this trainer immediately for allegedly abusing an innocent horse.

Stop Fining People for Conserving Water in Drought

Stop Fining People for Conserving Water in Drought

Cities are fining people for trying to conserve water during an incredibly severe drought by letting their lawns go brown rather than watering them. Support efforts to make fines like this illegal during a time when water conservation is so essential.

End the Scourge of Forced Marriage

End the Scourge of Forced Marriage

Thousands of women are unwillingly married off each year, and resource centers are crucial to help these individuals. Support a center for helping liberate women from forced marriages.

Support Creation of Animal Abuse Registry

Support Creation of Animal Abuse Registry

Tennessee needs the governor’s signature to create an animal abuse registry. Tell the governor to support this endeavor, as it would protect animals and humans from harm.

Praise Austria for Recognizing Armenian Genocide

Praise Austria for Recognizing Armenian Genocide

Austria’s parliament had a moment of silence to recognize the victims of the Armenian genocide. Praise this recognition in spite of opposition from Turkey.

Success: Comcast Abandons Merger, Internet Freedoms Protected

Success: Comcast Abandons Merger, Internet Freedoms Protected

Comcast’s hunger for power threatens innovation and vital internet freedoms. Applaud regulators for standing up to the company and opposing its proposed mega-merger.

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Don’t Prevent Communities from Banning Fracking

Towns and cities will soon be forced to let oil companies frack in their city limits regardless of the wants and concerns of their residents. Demand that the destructive antidemocratic bills that would make this a reality be vetoed without a second thought.

Ban the Skinning of Reptiles for Fashion

Ban the Skinning of Reptiles for Fashion

Although the Animal Welfare Act is supposed to protect animals from abuse, it does nothing to protect reptiles from being skinned alive for the high-end fashion industry. Urge the USDA to ban the skinning of reptiles for the sake of vanity.

Stop Promoting Offensive Native American Stereotypes in New Movie

Stop Promoting Offensive Native American Stereotypes in New Movie

An offensive script has caused Native American actors to walk off of the set of Adam Sandler’s latest movie. The upcoming film features an inaccurate portrayal of Apache culture with many racist stereotypes. Please encourage Sandler to reconsider these offensive jokes and to accurately depict Native American culture.

Praise New York City for Cutting Down on Waste

Praise New York City for Cutting Down on Waste

New York City recently announced an ambitious plan to revamp its waste system, pledging to reduce waste by 90 percent by 2030. Praise the city for committing to reducing waste and protecting our planet.

Viral Video of Cop Shooting Family Dog Shows Need to Properly Train Police

Viral Video of Cop Shooting Family Dog Shows Need to Properly Train Police

A viral video shows a cop shooting a dog when he jumped a fence onto a property. Demand police find other ways to stay safe without killing animals.

If Rand Paul Wants to be President, He Should at Least Show Up to Work

If Rand Paul Wants to be President, He Should at Least Show Up to Work

Rand Paul has a deplorable attendance record at the Senate, yet he has plenty of time for television appearances. Urge him to do his duty and attend his Congressional meetings.

Stop Injecting Dogs with Acid

Stop Injecting Dogs with Acid

Dogs are being injected with caustic substances and left on the streets to suffer until they die as part of an effort to reduce stray dog populations. Demand that this barbaric practice is stopped immediately and that a plan is implemented to humanely address the issue.

Reject Suppliers That Torture Geese for Down

Reject Suppliers That Torture Geese for Down

A major retail store uses suppliers that torture geese to collect their down feathers, which is an inhumane practice that many other stores have distanced themselves from. Sign this petition to put an end to ripping feathers from live geese and urge the store to adopt suppliers that use a more humane practice.

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Bar Alleged Anti-Muslim Activist from School Board Position

An alleged Islamophobe who reportedly thinks that Muslims must be “annihilated” in order to defend the United States is running for a seat on a school board. Demand that he drop out of the race immediately due to his hateful prejudice.

Stop Sneaky Attempt to Reauthorize Spying Provisions

Stop Sneaky Attempt to Reauthorize Spying Provisions

Just as the provision allowing the U.S. government to spy on its citizens is set to expire, a deceitful push has been made to extend the program that makes it legal. Sign here to demand the President thwart this attempt and allow data collection reform to take place.

Enforce Protection of Hammerhead Sharks

Enforce Protection of Hammerhead Sharks

The exportation of hammerhead shark fins has been approved in Costa Rica. By choosing profit over the well-being of the hammerhead population, many sharks are being targeted and killed every day. Act now to help save the hammerhead shark.

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Stop Flying Christian Flag over Town’s Government Buildings

Christian flags are being flown next to American flags above a town’s government buildings, standing as shameless violations of the separation of church and state. Demand that these religious flags be taken down at once.

Stop Another Disastrous Oil Spill

Stop Another Disastrous Oil Spill

After multiple oil spills in the Gulf of Mexico, it is evident that more stringent safety regulations must be put in place to ensure the protection of the marine ecosystem. Support new legislation that would make these regulations a reality by signing the petition today.

End Unconstitutional Imprisonment of Journalists

End Unconstitutional Imprisonment of Journalists

Nine journalists have been awaiting trial for terrorism charges for over a year, while several more are languishing in prison on similar trumped-up charges. Demand that they are released and that Ethiopia work to uphold press freedoms.