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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.