An off-duty officer approached a man who took a wrong turn and threatened to shoot him in the head and beat him. Demand officials charge LeBert under the full force of the law and fire him.
Multiple police officers lied in order to back up a false account of a police officer murdering Sam Dubose over a traffic stop. Demand that the cops who lied are also charged under the full force of the law.
A man who was wrongfully imprisoned was for 17 years was finally set free, but before three years could pass, he was allegedly gunned down and killed in a senseless crime. Urge police to find and arrest this cold-blooded killer.
A NYPD cop was allegedly caught on tape sucker punching a man who he and a friend beat unconscious. The victim was in a coma for weeks and now suffers long-lasting brain damage. Urge the District Attorney to deliver justice by pushing for a guilty conviction.
An environmental group wants to give an award to Governor Rick Scott, the man who has decimated funding for many of Florida’s land and water protection agencies. Sign our petition to demand that the organization give the award to someone who deserves it.
A man who ran over a family of nine ducklings with a lawn mower in front of a child was only sentenced to one year of prison in Florida despite also being charged with domestic abuse by strangulation. Urge the state to begin treating animal cruelty as a serious offense.
Two hundred writers, academics, and intellectuals will be gathering in Oxford to discuss animal testing ethics. Please support this effort and help draw attention to animal rights.
An aquarium for captive dolphins is being built in Poland for human education, therapy, and entertainment. Please sign this petition to ask investors to put a halt on the project and to keep dolphins free in Poland.
Seventy-five bats carrying a usually deadly disease have been successfully rehabilitated and released back into the wild thanks to a scientific breakthrough in the treatment of white-nose syndrome. Applaud the success of the endeavor and encourage those responsible to continue with their work.
For decades, the USDA has been pushing unsustainable methods of agriculture. Their refusal to admit their mistake, instead pushing worse technologies like GMOs, proves their incompetence. Demand that Permaculturists be brought in to remedy abusive USDA policy.
Cecil the Lion was savagely hunted and killed by an American dentist. Before Cecil’s slaughter at the hands of the hunter, the lion was a beloved attraction at Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park. Horrifically, Cecil met a brutal death after being shot with a crossbow, stalked for 40 hours and then beheaded and skinned. Ask U.S. officials to ensure that the hunter who slaughtered Cecil is extradited to Zimbabwe to face justice.
There will be no animal slaughtering at this year’s festival in Nepal, which is known as the largest animal slaughter and sacrifice in the world. Thank officials for banning this inhumane act and applaud that all of these animals will be saved.
An internet-famous baby giraffe named Kipenzi died after she ran into the perimeter of her habitat and snapped her neck. Urge national zoo officials to find alternative habitat structuring to prevent accidental deaths like this.
A city’s seal currently depicts a white man forcefully pushing a frightened-looking Native American to the ground. Tell the city’s mayor that this outdated symbol has to be changed immediately.
Poaching is decimating Africa’s wildlife, and could soon lead to many of the continent’s most beloved animals going extinct forever. Support swift action to combat poaching and save African animals from disappearing.
Lions and tigers are allegedly being exploited and neglected by the operator of a circus show. Tell him to stop his performance and release his animals to a sanctuary where they can live as nature intended.
A lawyer has come forward saying that Donald Trump called her “disgusting” when she requested a break to pump breast milk during a deposition. Urge Donald Trump to adopt a more modern view of breastfeeding.
A heartless 911 firefighter reportedly told a caller trying desperately to save the life of a friend who had been shot to “deal with it yourself.” Demand that this firefighter be terminated from his position of responsibility as soon as possible so that people can actually receive help when they most need it.
Horses are forced to live in cramped stalls and are kept pregnant for up to 12 years so a pharmaceutical company can extract a chemical from the pregnant horses’ urine, a chemical that has also caused cancer and cardiovascular issues in humans. Demand that the company end this unnecessary abuse and stop exploiting animals and threatening consumers’ health for profit.
A young boy was found dead with his throat slit and his alleged murderers have confessed to involvement in a religious human sacrifice. Urge the government to work on preventative measures by educating people on the immorality and illegality of human sacrifices.
A woman has just blown through the glass ceiling of the NFL and that is cause for celebration. Please sign here to congratulate the first female coach in NFL history.
Workers’ rights and working families are under attack as governments try to take away the right to unionize. Stand up for workers and fight back now.
George Washington University is dropping the requirement for prospective students to submit SAT or ACT scores in order to apply. This is specifically to give disadvantaged students a chance at a great education. Sign to support this move to reach out to diverse minds.
An informed public and a free press that calls out corruption are cornerstones of a functioning democracy. Support journalism that names the names and tells the stories that mainstream media outlets too often overlook.
Microsoft is now taking requests to remove sexually explicit photos posted without the subject’s consent from their search results. It’s also indicated that this is only the first step in its fight against the despicable practice of revenge porn. Sign to thank the company for its efforts.