Concerning levels of arsenic were recently found in more than 80 California wines. There is no state or federal standard for levels of this toxin. Demand that the Wine Institute develop a safe standard for arsenic levels in wines.
Migrants risk death crossing the U.S. deserts from Mexico in search of better lives. If they call 911 for emergency aid they are often transferred to Border Patrol with its history of human rights abuses. Demand equal aid for all people in crisis on U.S. soil.
The names of police who use deadly force could soon be hidden in an attempt to protect them, but this would only serve to obscure the truth and allow corrupt police to cover up misconduct more easily. Sign here to demand transparency in officers’ use of deadly force.
Climate denier and oil mogul David Koch sits on the boards of two of the biggest natural history museums in the country, both of which are supposed to be telling the truth about climate science. Demand that he be immediately removed from his position of power over these museums.
Workers have been accused of throwing birds, slicing their throats open while they are still conscious, and scalding them alive at a supplier for the country’s largest food service provider. Demand that the company adopt an animal welfare policy and put an end to the needlessly cruel slaughter of their poultry.
Potentially lethal and easily-operated flamethrowers may soon be available for purchase, and could wind up in the hands of dangerous people. Demand that the company that aims to sell these flamethrowers abandon its reckless plans.
Owls are being kept in tiny cages and subjected to camera flashes that constantly distress them at the Harry Potter studio. Urge Warner Bros. to stop this cruel treatment at once.
Soldiers who want to swear oaths of service without referencing ‘God’ will soon have to get congressional approval before they are allowed to do so, denying them their right to freedom of religion. Demand that the congressman who proposed this unconstitutional idea abandon it immediately.
Victims of sexual assault on college campuses may soon have access to emergency services by properly trained nurses. This will aid in the victims’ well being and can serve as substantial evidence in court. Sign this petition to show support for this important initiative.
While conservatives push people of color, youth and the poor off the voting rolls with regressive laws, one state is working to increase their participation. Praise the leaders helping to expand crucial voter rights.
Hershey’s Chocolate company has recently decided to remove GMOs from its chocolate bars and Kisses. Thank Hershey’s for this noble decision to respond to consumer demands.
Convicted animal abusers may soon be denied the right to adopt pets from animal shelters, thanks to new legislation that would require criminal background checks for potential adopters. This will ensure that animals in need get placed in safe, loving homes. Applaud this movement by signing this petition.
The pristine, ancient forests of Tasmania are a global treasure home to countless wildlife species, and now they are under threat. Save this special place from loggers and developers, and protect the animals who call Tasmania’s forests home.
Human rights abuses and the criminalization of peaceful protest could be sanctioned by law in Canada under a series of controversial new proposals. Don’t sacrifice our freedoms in the name of the War on Terror.
Wolves need our help to keep them safe from trophy hunters and deadly traps. Don’t let hunting and livestock interests remove the crucial protections that helped wolves recover from the brink of extinction.
A man allegedly threw a small puppy onto a concrete surface before punching it to death. Sign this petition to ensure that he is punished and receives psychological treatment.
Sacred tribal land and human health are in danger from a proposal to operate an open-pit gravel mine. Take action now to stop this mine from invading native land and destroying citizen health.
A white mayoral candidate has been performing in blackface for ten years, but is refusing to admit that doing so was racist. Demand that he cancel his candidacy for mayor at once.
A support dog was spared from euthanasia and returned to her owner, a disabled veteran. Thank District Attorney Liberman for sparing an innocent dog’s life and for protecting all involved in this case.
The recent arrest of at least 26 peaceful political activists is yet another blow in the fight for freedom of expression. Demand the immediate release of these peaceful pro-democracy activists.
Lions are in danger of becoming extinct within our lifetimes, but U.S. wildlife officials still refuse to give them much-needed protections. Demand that urgent action be taken to save lions immediately.
An area of environmental concern will finally be restored, greatly benefiting native plants and wildlife. Thank the Environmental Protection Agency for approving and funding this plan to restore and preserve natural habitat.
Prison sentences under one year have been banned in favor of alternative measures, such as probation or community service. Praise the move, which will not only improve criminal rehabilitation rates but reduce stress on the overcrowded prison system and save taxpayer funding.
A young boy has been found dead in his home after he was reported missing by his family days ago. Demand justice for the 3-year-old boy who may have been victim of deadly family abuse.
A gay man suffered a brutal attack by a homophobic individual who stomped on his head while screaming hate speech at him. Sign our petition to demand that the attacker is charged with a hate crime in addition to aggravated assault.