The expansion of Sharia law has resulted in harsh punishments for minor infractions, such as public flogging for carrying alcohol or dressing immodestly. Urge lawmakers to repeal these draconian laws and help prevent religious extremism.
A ban on animal circus performances and pony rides at fairs will soon be implemented by a Spanish city. Applaud the move, which will withdraw support from an industry rampant with abuses.
Deadly terrorist attacks are all too often followed by harassment and bigotry aimed at Muslims. Thank a writer who kicked off a social media campaign to express solidarity with and support for this vulnerable community.
An alpaca ranch owner has been found guilty for neglecting his herd. Please sign this petition to show that you approve of his conviction.
Seventeen people were recently held hostage by a gunman in a Sydney, Australia cafe. Thank the police force for getting most of these innocent victims out of a deadly situation.
Breathing smog pollution is like having a sunburn in your lungs. Exposure to smog causes asthma, lung damage, and premature death. Stop this dangerous threat to public health.
A Colorado canyon is in danger of being mined for minerals, which would disrupt the natural ecosystem. Urge President Obama to declare this landscape a national monument, thereby granting it federal protection.
Endangered species, from wolves to polar bears to panthers, are under attack from industry. Don’t open up endangered animal habitat to logging, oil drilling, and other destructive activities.
Homosexual individuals are being unfairly targeted by the police and media in Egypt. Order the president to stop this harassment immediately, as these officials are violating human rights.
Oil companies are teaming up with Republicans to destroy an Arctic sanctuary meant to protect endangered ringed seals. Demand that Congress does not sell-out the ringed seals to Big Oil.
Several abused dogs and puppies were abandoned on the streets, found by local residents, and brought back to health. Please sign this petition to thank these concerned citizens for rescuing these animals in need.
Although puppy farming is very prevalent in Europe, there are many dedicated animal rights activists working to end this horrific industry for good. Sign this petition and support animal rights activists as they fight to end puppy farming.
A French auction house is selling Native American artifacts that are precious to the tribes and the auctioneers refuse to negotiate the items’ return to their rightful owners. Stop the sale of these artifacts and encourage the sellers to return these artifacts to the tribes.
A man is being forced to pay an outrageously expensive tax bill that the city admits is made up. Please sign to demand that the judge who issued the the order to pay retract it.
The voices of Native Americans were not heard during the Keystone XL Pipeline debate, and this has infuriated the indigenous communities. Fortunately, the Secretary of the Interior has promised to hear Native American concerns. Thank her for her support.
A mountain lion population has resorted to inbreeding because a dangerous freeway isolates them from other populations. Applaud a new plan to create a safe wildlife passage over and under this busy highway and save these big cats’ future.
The Scottish wildcat, Britain’s last large mammal predator, is dangerously close to extinction. Thank a generous donor for funding this majestic creature’s conservation plan.
Increased poaching has decimated the African giraffe population over the past 15 years. Encourage African governments to unite and create stricter policies against poaching to save this beloved species.
Improper waste disposal and a lack of water treatment facilities are killing poor residents of the Philippines. Help end the prevalence of waterborne diseases by encouraging the country to adopt safer drinking water policies.
Instead of sacrificing children’s nutrition by weakening healthy school lunch standards, lawmakers need to find solutions to support schools. Demand incentives and training programs to leave children hunger-free and healthier.
Illegal rhino horn trafficking has increased dramatically, and needs to be stopped before the endangered rhino population dips even lower. Put an end to rhino poaching by encouraging increased conservation measures.
Protesting without a permit or in front of public buildings could soon become illegal if a new law passes the Spanish senate. Demand that the bill is thrown out in order to protect the freedom of speech and freedom of expression of Spanish citizens.
A foie gras producer has been abusing its animals, allowing them to suffer in filthy cages. Applaud a chef who has removed the supplier from his restaurant to ensure that his food is humanely sourced.
Freedom of the press protects the confidential sources journalists depend on for information. Applaud officials for backing down after years spent pressuring a journalist to reveal his source, a former government employee and whistleblower.
Our right to know if the the foods we buy contain Genetically Modified Organisms is under attack from the food industry. Legislation that restricts states’ rights to pass labeling laws is sponsored by industry groups that support the proliferation of GMOs. Urge an organic food maker to drop its membership in these associations.