Recent Petitions

Applaud Organization for Rescuing and Releasing Bald Eagle

Applaud Organization for Rescuing and Releasing Bald Eagle

A bald eagle is now flying free after being rehabilitated by a reputable rescue organization. Please sign this petition to thank them for everything they do to help these beautiful raptors.

Support Efforts to Put Autonomous Cars on the Market

Support Efforts to Put Autonomous Cars on the Market

A major car company has announced plans for putting a self-driving car on the road by 2020, making our roads much safer. Sign this petition to applaud this effort, which will greatly improve the quality of life.

Force Resignation of Allegedly Bigoted City Official

Force Resignation of Allegedly Bigoted City Official

Racist, homophobic, and ableist remarks allegedly made by a city supervisor have prompted calls for his resignation, but he has refused to step down. Demand that he resign from his post with the city government at once.

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Commend Deaf Doctor for Inspirational Work

One of the first deaf American physicians has been changing the outlook of deaf individuals in the medical field, as well as enhancing deaf patients’ experiences at the doctor’s office. Commend this physician for serving as an inspiration to those with disabilities.

Success: Nebraska Abolishes the Death Penalty

Success: Nebraska Abolishes the Death Penalty

The death penalty has been abolished in Nebraska after a monumental vote. State lawmakers defied the wishes of Governor Pete Ricketts and voted against capital punishment with such numbers that he was unable to oppose them. Sign here to thank those lawmakers for making the right decision.

35 Vietnamese refugees wait to be taken aboard the amphibious command ship USS BLUE RIDGE (LCC-19).  They are being rescued from a 35 foot fishing boat 350 miles northeast of Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam, after spending eight days at sea.

Applaud Efforts to Shelter Refugees

The Philippines declared that they would take in 3,000 refugees fleeing from deadly persecution when other countries have denied them. Commend their efforts in protecting these people and encourage other nations to follow their lead.

Protect Miners Against Diseases

Protect Miners Against Diseases

Gold miners that breathe in the dust created from breaking apart rocks can contract an incurable disease called silicosis. Tell China’s president to provide the proper equipment and protection so these miners do not contract this painful disease.

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Applaud Termination of Allegedly Bigoted Congressional Staffer

Racist and sexist comments about how women who have sex are “whores” and how Asian Americans are rightfully “hated” have gotten the congressional staffer who allegedly made them fired. Applaud his boss for doing the right thing and dismissing this hateful person from his office.

Applaud Ecuador for Breaking Tree Planting World Record

Applaud Ecuador for Breaking Tree Planting World Record

Thousands of volunteers in Ecuador broke the world record for number of tree species planted nationally. Applaud their amazing reforestation efforts.

Stop Promoting Hateful Advertisements on Twitter

Stop Promoting Hateful Advertisements on Twitter

Transphobic, misogynistic, and racist harassment is rampant on Twitter despite recent policy overhauls aimed at curtailing such abuse. Demand that the website implement new changes to cut down on this hateful speech.

End Child Labor in Tanzania’s Gold Mines

End Child Labor in Tanzania’s Gold Mines

Child labor laws are not being enforced in Tanzania. No child should risk their life to earn a living. Help give children a voice by calling on Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete to enforce child labor laws that could save thousands of lives.

End Transport of Exotic Animal Trophies on Delta Air Lines

End Transport of Exotic Animal Trophies on Delta Air Lines

As the only United States airline to offer direct flights to South Africa, a popular hunting destination, it is crucial that Delta Air Lines ban the transportation of exotic animal hunting trophies. Sign the petition to end this sickening practice and save countless exotic animals’ lives.

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Stop Paying Home Health Care Workers Poverty Wages

Due to a loophole, home health care workers are denied the ability to even make minimum wage. These workers often work long hours and do backbreaking work to care for the elderly and those with disabilities. Demand that these workers be respected and protected with minimum wage and overtime benefits.

Success: Conversion Therapy Banned for LGBT Youth

Success: Conversion Therapy Banned for LGBT Youth

Dangerous conversion therapy designed to “cure” LGBT people has been banned for youth in Oregon. Applaud the governor for doing the right thing and ending this harmful practice in her state.

Praise City’s Plan to Raise Minimum Wage to $15 Per Hour

Praise City’s Plan to Raise Minimum Wage to $15 Per Hour

Los Angeles’ minimum wage will be raised to $15 per hour by 2020, thanks to a new initiative. Praise the city council for ensuring struggling Californians are afforded a livable wage.

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Fire School Nurse for Alleged Racist Threats Against Black Student

Even though she apparently called a black student a racial slur and threatened him with physical violence, a school nurse has only been suspended for two days. Demand that this nurse be fired from her position with the school at once for this racist outburst.

Applaud McDonalds for Testing Kale in Menu

Applaud McDonalds for Testing Kale in Menu

McDonald’s is now selling kale at select locations, which is a responsible public health move that raises awareness about healthy lifestyles. Sign this petition to praise the addition of kale to fast-food menus.

Stop Forcing Female Military Recruits to Undergo Traumatizing Virginity Tests

Stop Forcing Female Military Recruits to Undergo Traumatizing Virginity Tests

Indonesian women who wish to join the armed forces or marry a military officer are required to undergo a traumatizing virginity test. All women deserve to be treated with the same respect, honor, and dignity that men in the armed forces are given. Demand that this archaic practice be abolished.

Protect Sexually Assaulted Service Members

Protect Sexually Assaulted Service Members

United States service members are sexually assaulted at an alarming rate, and those who report assault often become victims of retaliation. Support the protection of these sexual assault victims and prevent retaliation by ensuring that attackers are swiftly convicted for their crimes.

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Force Resignation of Allegedly Anti-Semitic Judge

Anti-Semitic and Islamophobic comments have gotten a Texas judge officially reprimanded by the state, but she is not being fired. Demand that this judge resign at once for her hateful biases.

Fracking fluid and other drilling wastes are dumped into an unlined pit located right up against the Petroleum Highway. According to Rosanna, 17 toxic chemicals are evaporating at 4 times the legal limit.

Halt Fracking During California Water Crisis

As California faces a state of emergency following four years of severe drought, fracking continues to use and contaminate millions of gallons of water. Tell the governor to put a stop to fracking during this time of extreme environmental catastrophe.

Stop Hunting Majestic Alligator Snapping Turtles to Extinction

Stop Hunting Majestic Alligator Snapping Turtles to Extinction

A beautiful and majestic turtle species that has survived for thousands of years is now being mercilessly hunted and killed without regard for its slow reproduction rate and endangered status. Help protect these mysterious reptiles form extinction before they disappear forever.

Success: Death Sentence Suspended for Domestic Violence Victim

Success: Death Sentence Suspended for Domestic Violence Victim

A Chinese woman who was sentenced to death after killing her abusive husband recently had her sentence suspended. Applaud this progressive action, and promote more recognition of domestic violence in China.

Praise Initiative to Educate All Afghan Child Refugees

Praise Initiative to Educate All Afghan Child Refugees

Over half a million young Afghan refugees will have a chance to go to school in Iran, thanks to a new decree mandating that all children be allowed to register for school. Applaud the measure, which will significantly weaken the cycle of poverty among Afghan refugees.

Success: China Massively Cuts Carbon Emissions

Success: China Massively Cuts Carbon Emissions

The world’s largest polluter, China, has cut its emissions by an amount equivalent to that of the entire United Kingdom. Sign here to praise this recent emissions cut and encourage further effort towards becoming greener and more efficient.