Action to reduce youth violence has been delayed in Congress for five long years. Demand that swift steps be taken to save lives, reduce incarceration, and provide young adults with the opportunity to reach their full potential.
Recent threats against the life of a human rights advocate in Haiti have activists concerned for his safety. Urge the Haitian government to protect human rights workers in accordance with United Nations protocols.
A crude oil terminal knowingly handled six times its legally allowed limit of crude oil in 2013. Crude oil poses serious risks to human health when exposed to air. Condemn this refinery for violating its air quality permit and prevent the company from further harming the air we breathe.
Mountain lions are being killed by cars and poachers in California. Sign this petition to prevent the deaths of these beautiful and amazing animals.
The breeding of captive-born wolves is cruel and inhumane. Help put an end to this industry by urging federal authorities to crack down on illegal wolf breeding facilities.
Applaud a recent court ruling that wild bison are considered to be wildlife, not livestock, under state law. This decision will help ensure that wild bison restoration efforts are successful.
An Italian magazine recently ran a fashion editorial in which the models were depicted as victims of domestic violence. The spread was insulting and unnecessarily violent, and the magazine should apologize to both its readers and to survivors of domestic violence.
Critical support for wind energy projects has fallen by the wayside in Congress. Support restoring incentives for clean, renewable power
Warrantless cellphone tracking could soon be made illegal in Tennessee. Demand that this new policy be passed into law, to protect citizens from mass mobile surveillance.
There at least 70 prisoners of conscience who are wrongfully incarcerated for expressing their views in Vietnam. Sign this petition and urge the president to free these individuals and allow them to express their opinions.
A lawmaker has dedicated personal resources and time to ensure more than 100 dogs and cats find good homes. Commend this lawmaker’s compassion by signing this petition.
Despite laws banning the disgusting bloodsport, horse fighting is still prevalent throughout the Philippines. In horse fights, two stallions are forced to battle to the death while greedy spectators place bets on which horse will survive. Tell government officials to enforce established animal welfare laws and enact strict penalties for those who violate them and finally put an end to this cruelty.
China’s human rights violations are inexcusable. Call on an influential European leader to speak out against these abuses today.
Legislation that would protect women’s reproductive rights is gaining momentum in Colorado. Commend the lawmakers who have taken a proactive measure to ensure that government does not dictate an individual’s medical decisions.
The American Pharmacist Association is one of the only major medical associations that allows its members to participate in state executions. Please sign this petition to ban the members of this association from participating in the barbaric practice of state execution.
After global outcry over serious violations committed by Procter & Gamble’s palm oil suppliers, the company has vowed to enact a new policy intended to save the rainforest and its inhabitants. Commend Procter & Gamble for working to preserve biodiversity.
In response to the decline of elephant populations a ban has been placed on imports of the animal into the United States. This ban is temporary; however, the survival of the species requires a permanent ban. Sign this petition to urge a permanent ban on elephant imports.
Several celebrities are campaigning against vaccines in children based on one study that is outdated and disproven. Stop these celebrities from using their influence to leave many children unprotected and in danger.
Many pet owners are not aware of the potential danger that exists when taking their pet on car rides. A recent study has shown that it is essential to choose a quality pet safety harness in order to prevent distraction and crash protection. Help urge veterinarians to promote a new educational program that uses this research to ensure the safety of our loving companions.
India’s infanticide rate continues to be a problem despite a ban on aborting a fetus because it is a female. With little done to improve the problem, you can help aid the plight of women and girls in this nation by signing the petition and urging the prime minister into action.
Certain diseases and cancers affect minority groups at a higher rate than non-minorities, but minorities only account for 5% of participants in clinical trials. Urge researchers to conduct clinical trials that are more representative of the entire population.
Each year, millions of sick and injured chickens are mistakenly subjected to an agonizing slaughter process. Urge the USDA to enact stricter regulations to end this wasteful and abusive practice.
The pangolin is the most highly trafficked species in the world and is quickly becoming extinct. The Carnivore and Pangolin Conservation program must be encouraged to make immediate serious efforts to end this terrible industry.
Ionizing radiation is used to treat many food products sold in America, despite public resistance and a complete lack of long term testing for its effects on humans. Call on regulators to end the practice without delay.
EIght desperate cancer patients in Russia committed suicide over the past two weeks, likely because of the limited treatment available for terminally ill patients. Russia must start providing adequate treatment and hospice care for terminal cancer patients.