Recent Petitions

Demand Better Protection for Zoo Animals

Demand Better Protection for Zoo Animals

A Tasmanian devil was brutally murdered at a zoo by a zoo employee or a park guest. Because the enclosure does not have video surveillance, discovering the murderer will be very difficult. Urge the zoo to enhance security around the park to ensure this tragedy does not happen again.

Fire Homophobic Bus Driver

Fire Homophobic Bus Driver

A bus driver in London publicly humiliated a gay couple who shared a kiss on his trolley, verbally abusing them and forcing them off the bus. Sign the petition to demand the immediate termination of this homophobic bus driver.

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Publicly Condemn Conservative’s Violent Threats

Ted Nugent, vocal conservative and member of the NRA’s Board of Directors, recently called for the deaths of a number of prominent liberal politicians. Demand the NRA prove it does not endorse this rhetoric by removing Nugent from its Board of Directors and publicly condemning his violent remarks.

Praise Organic Grocer for Transparent Sourcing

Praise Organic Grocer for Transparent Sourcing

A major organic grocer that values transparency has added a new labeling program for its produce and flowers, displaying their carbon footprints. Applaud this company’s dedication to sustainable sourcing and honest consumerism.

Ask Starbucks to Offer Vegan Food Options

Ask Starbucks to Offer Vegan Food Options

Starbucks does not consistently offer vegan pastry options at its numerous locations. Urge the coffee giant to support veganism for the health of consumers and the planet.

Punish Man for Brutally Murdering Wolves

Punish Man for Brutally Murdering Wolves

A self-proclaimed ‘wolf hater’ injured and murdered wolves with his van, then put up pictures and a description of the incident online. Whether or not this man will be justly punished remains to be seen. Demand justice for the wolves and a harsh sentencing for the guilty man.

Urge Councilman to Take Responsibility for Death of Dogs

Urge Councilman to Take Responsibility for Death of Dogs

Forty-five dogs in a hoarding situation were tragically killed in a fire on a Nevada councilman’s rental property. Urge the councilman to take responsibility for what happened on his property, and to help strengthen hoarding regulations in his state.

Applaud Creation of Ape Sanctuary

Applaud Creation of Ape Sanctuary

A sanctuary has been created for the critically endangered Cross River gorilla, Thank the prime minister for making this refuge official and caring for the welfare of these animals.

Stop Upcoming Wolf Hunt

Stop Upcoming Wolf Hunt

The upcoming wolf hunt in Wisconsin will wipe out half of the grey wolf population in the region. Demand this vicious hunt is stopped before the wolf population is decimated.

Remember Deceased Rare White Rhino

Remember Deceased Rare White Rhino

Remember Suni, one of the last northern white rhinos, who passed away recently. Pledge to fight for the protection and care for the remaining six of his kind.

Praise Proposal to Ban Bestiality

Praise Proposal to Ban Bestiality

After decades of pressure from animal rights groups, Denmark has finally decided to criminalize bestiality. Thank officials for making plans to put a stop to legalized cruelty.

Applaud Defense of Abuse Survivor’s Rights

Applaud Defense of Abuse Survivor’s Rights

A judge recently ruled that a domestic abuse survivor had the right to defend herself against her attacker under the state’s stand your ground law. Praise this protection of survivors’ rights.

Demand Justice for Mistreated Animals at Sanctuary

Demand Justice for Mistreated Animals at Sanctuary

More than a year after one of the worst cases of animal cruelty and neglect in Washington’s history, the perpetrator has yet to have charges filed against him. Demand justice now for the 124 animals he tortured.

Justice for Teen Who was Brutally Gang Raped

Justice for Teen Who was Brutally Gang Raped

A 15-year-old boy was randomly and viciously sodomized by a group of five young men following his attendance at a house party. Sign the petition to demand justice for this boy.

Give Human Trafficking Victims the Assistance They Deserve

Give Human Trafficking Victims the Assistance They Deserve

Victims of human trafficking face further injustice after their rescue by receiving status not as victims, but as illegal immigrants, allowing them to be treated like criminals. Demand these victims receive the shelter and care they deserve.

Apologize to Journalist Uninvited from Conference Due to Ebola Panic

Apologize to Journalist Uninvited from Conference Due to Ebola Panic

A university recently disinvited an award-winning photojournalist from its annual journalism conference because of unfounded fears about his having reported on Ebola in Liberia. Denounce the university’s decision for furthering media hysteria over the outbreak, and demand a public apology to the journalist.

Praise Domestic Violence Shelter for Adding Pet-Friendly Housing

Praise Domestic Violence Shelter for Adding Pet-Friendly Housing

Victims of domestic violence will be able to bring their pets with them as they start a new life, thanks to a program that provides housing for victims and their animals. Thank officials for offering a safe haven to people and pets alike through this lifesaving program.

Don’t Allow the Public to Unknowingly Fund the Slaughter of Wolves

Don’t Allow the Public to Unknowingly Fund the Slaughter of Wolves

A ‘wolf stamp’ has been proposed to raise funds for wolf-related programs in Montana, but the proposal’s current wording would allow the public to unknowingly fund the slaughter of wolves rather than their protection. Urge officials to revise the proposal to ensure the project is used solely for the benefit of wolves.

Support Ban Against Bestiality

Support Ban Against Bestiality

The abhorrent and cruel practice of bestiality may finally come to an end in Denmark, thanks to one official’s work. Sign this petition and support the efforts to outlaw this cruel practice.

Don’t Build Electrical Transmission Line through Migrating Bird Habitat

Don’t Build Electrical Transmission Line through Migrating Bird Habitat

A electrical transmission line may soon be built through an environmentally sensitive area, threatening the survival of its migrating bird population. Take action now to protect this fragile ecosystem from degradation.

Demand Stricter Regulations for Frac Sand Mines

Demand Stricter Regulations for Frac Sand Mines

Frac sand mining depletes groundwater resources, increases sediment in local waterways, and pollutes the air with harmful particulates. Take action now to demand stricter environmental regulations on frac sand mining sites.

Success: Abducted Girls to be Freed

Success: Abducted Girls to be Freed

Two hundred girls who were abducted by a terrorist group will be released thanks to the efforts of the government and people around the world. Applaud those involved in the rescue mission and express hope that these girls will be returned unharmed.

Protect Beautiful Lagoon from Development

Protect Beautiful Lagoon from Development

A lagoon is home to a variety of native plant and animal species. However, a proposed boat launch development project threatens the lagoon and its surrounding wetland. Take action now to save this unique estuary from development.

Punish Caretakers Who Murdered Dogs

Punish Caretakers Who Murdered Dogs

More than 20 dogs suffered heat exhaustion and died after the kennel attendants neglected to care for the animals. Urge the prosecuting attorney to punish these abusers so the dogs’ families can receive closure.

Toxins in pizza boxes and other paper food container products

Stop Importing Toxic Food Container Products

Toxic chemicals are being transferred to our food via imported food packaging, These chemicals pose a risk to developing fetuses as well as male reproductive health. Take action now to demand the FDA ban the importation of toxic food paper products.