Recent Petitions

Plant Flowers and Milkweed to Save Monarch Butterfly

Plant Flowers and Milkweed to Save Monarch Butterfly

The monarch butterfly population is disappearing, but you can boost their numbers by planting flowers and milkweed. By signing this petition you pledge to grow these plants in your homes, and publicly support their survival.

Save Unique Amazon River Dolphin

Save Unique Amazon River Dolphin

Thousands of Amazon River dolphins are brutally captured and killed each year. They are targeted so that they can be used for bait to catch catfish. Urge Colombian officials to protect the dolphins from further harm.

Praise Appointment of Transgender Physician General

Praise Appointment of Transgender Physician General

A transgender woman has been appointed as a Physician General, which is the first time in history a trans person has been put into this position. Praise the governor who made this decision for promoting the rights and representation of transgender people everywhere.

Invest in Jobs Instead of Jails

Invest in Jobs Instead of Jails

Investing in job training and rehabilitation instead of incarceration could save money and help offenders integrate back into society. Please support this initiative that would create better and safer communities.

Don’t Punish Doctor Who Helps the Poor

Don’t Punish Doctor Who Helps the Poor

A selfless doctor drives across a wide stretch of rural Mississippi to help poor and homeless people who cannot afford health care, and the state now wants to revoke his medical license. Demand that Mississippi let Dr. Landrum continue his mission of helping those who need help most.

Support Right to Die With Dignity

Support Right to Die With Dignity

A woman was forced to move after being diagnosed with terminal brain cancer because the right to die is not legal in her state. Urge California’s governor to legalize assisted suicide as a humane solution for those who are suffering from a terminal illness.

Don’t Allow Homophobic Business Practices

Don’t Allow Homophobic Business Practices

LGBT persons could be denied service at many businesses in Virginia if a law passes giving business owners the right to deny service to homosexuals. Please stop this discriminatory law before America reverts to its history of senseless discrimination.

Stop Poisoning Stray Dogs

Stop Poisoning Stray Dogs

Dogs are being poisoned by “dog hunters” who wish to deplete the stray dog population. Urge national authorities to protect the health of strays, family pets, and children by working to keep strays off the street.

Thank City for Creating Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

Thank City for Creating Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

All single-occupancy restrooms in West Hollywood, California will now be gender neutral. Thank the city for protecting transgender individuals, who are often harassed when using the restroom.

Revoke Unethical Full-Face Veil Ban

Revoke Unethical Full-Face Veil Ban

A ban on full-face veils is in violation of the right to freedom of expression. Urge the prime minister to strike down this ban at once, as it is discriminatory and promotes violence against women.

End Animal Suffering in Research Labs

End Animal Suffering in Research Labs

Livestock are being genetically manipulated to produce more offspring to disastrous results, including life-threatening deformities and starvation. End this abuse by demanding that these inhumane experiments cease immediately.

Support Freedom of Speech in Wake of Violent Attacks

Support Freedom of Speech in Wake of Violent Attacks

Authorities are arresting and prosecuting those who have spoken offensively after the attacks on a satirical newspaper. Tell the prime minister and security forces to mind freedom of speech rights, as this right is inherent to all human beings.

Applaud Successful Tiger Conservation Program

Applaud Successful Tiger Conservation Program

India’s tiger populations have risen by 30 percent in only seven years thanks to bold conservation efforts. Applaud the country’s efforts and thank it for volunteering to help other countries follow suit.

Fight the Militarization of the Police

Fight the Militarization of the Police

A local government is trying to ban the practice of giving assault rifles, tanks, and other military gear to police forces, which has resulted in brutal crackdowns of protests across the country. Support legislation that would end this dangerous police militarization.

Success: Gill Net Ban Proposed to Save Endangered Porpoise

Success: Gill Net Ban Proposed to Save Endangered Porpoise

The vaquita porpoise is on the verge of extinction as a result of careless commercial fishing practices. Applaud government officials for fighting to save this unique species by banning dangerous gill net fishing.

Stop Comparing News to Terrorism

Stop Comparing News to Terrorism

An acclaimed news organization is a threat on par with the murderous militant organizations ISIS and Boko Haram, according to a new chief of a federal media agency. Tell the misguided chief that news agencies meant to inform the public should never be equated with terrorists.

Don’t Allow Big Oil to Exploit City’s Residents

Don’t Allow Big Oil to Exploit City’s Residents

An unsuspecting city will play host to Shell Oil’s Arctic drilling fleet without the consent of the area’s residents. Ask the local port authorities to put the issue up for debate so residents can make their voices heard.

Discourage Government Spying

Discourage Government Spying

A plan to prevent state resources from going to federal spying agencies is currently up for debate in the state legislature. Tell the governor you support resource bans for agencies that practice unconstitutional spying.

Implement Safety Guidelines for Ship Breakers

Implement Safety Guidelines for Ship Breakers

Ship breakers face terrible conditions that are incredibly dangerous to their health and the environment, though they are an integral part of the recycling of ship components once vessels are too old to operate. Demand the government implement safety guidelines for ship breaking to protect workers and the local ecosystems.

Applaud Success of Housing Initiative for the Homeless

Applaud Success of Housing Initiative for the Homeless

Utah has lowered homelessness by over 75 percent with a program designed to find and house the chronically homeless with no strings attached. Praise the initiative’s direct approach, which has proven highly successful.

Ban the Sale of Tobacco Products

Ban the Sale of Tobacco Products

Walgreens is refusing to ban tobacco products from their stores despite the example of other pharmacies. Help to urge them to follow good examples so that tobacco products and all of their negative consequences will be less prevalent in America.

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Reject Professor’s Bigoted Comments About Paris Attacks

Students and faculty at Vanderbilt University have been protesting the hateful words of a political science professor who published an op-ed in response to the recent terror attacks in Paris. Demand that the university speak out against the professor’s anti-Muslim remarks.

Don’t Block Marriage Licenses for Same-Sex Couples

Don’t Block Marriage Licenses for Same-Sex Couples

A homophobic lawmaker is trying to block same-sex marriage licenses from being issued in Texas, even if the practice is legalized. Demand that he abandon this bigoted proposal at once.

Protect Family Targeted by Paramilitaries

Protect Family Targeted by Paramilitaries

A woman fighting for justice for her murdered daughter has been threatened and harassed for over a decade, and other members of her family have been subjected to violence as well. Sign the petition and demand that Colombia investigate acts of violence against the family and punish those responsible.

Support Raising State’s Minimum Wage

Support Raising State’s Minimum Wage

New York’s cost of living is constantly on the rise, but wages are not increasing at the same pace. Support the governor’s proposal to increase the minimum wage to allow people to support themselves and their families.