Some California fracking companies have been dumping waste into potentially clean drinking water, but officials stopped these companies from dumping until they can determine what water is clean and what is already contaminated. Applaud California for addressing this destructive problem.
The Asiatic cheetah is in imminent danger of extinction. Fortunately, a successful conservation partnership is creating a sustainable plan to help save this wild cat and keep cheetah populations stable. Thank the organizations working to save cheetahs.
An animal shelter in West Virginia is tackling cruelty providing educational services for their officers on how to recognize and prevent abuse and neglect. Thank them now for their dedication to keeping animals safe.
In light of a steadily increasing number of negligent breeding operations, a representative in North Carolina wants to enforce stronger regulations for commercial breeders. Keep dogs out of puppy mills now.
Paramilitary and military actions in Colombia are threatening the safety of a community that has publicly declared its desire to remain neutral and uninvolved in the conflict. Sign the petition and urge authorities to protect community members from threats and violence.
The parents of a young boy are currently breaking the law by giving their child a processed form of marijuana oil to treat seizures while avoiding psychoactive effects. Demand that medicinal marijuana derivatives are given the same legal status as the medicinal plant form.
One company has recently renewed its commitment to employing more veterans and encouraging them to use their military skills in civilian jobs. Thank them for their dedication to empowering those who have served the country.
A country’s abortion law is in violation of human rights and must be amended immediately. Demand a change in this legislation so women have access to their bodily rights, as ordained by international law.
Over 600 people were rescued from a shelter in Mexico where they endured deplorable conditions and inhumane abuse. Demand justice for victims and their families and hold staff accountable for the mistreatment.
The San Diego Comic Con is a creative and fun outlet for many attendees; however, for many costumed women the event is uncomfortable and dangerous. Many costumed women in attendance have fallen victim to sexual harassment, including rape. Urge event officials to adopt intense and thorough security measures in order to better protect women in attendance.
A polar bear is living in conditions that are detrimental to his physical and mental health, and zoo officials won’t allow him to be moved elsewhere. Urge the zoo to make changes to his enclosure so he can live the rest of his life in relative comfort.
To stop sexual violence against children, the government must follow and implement all laws regarding the protection and investigation of sexual violence. Urge the Prime Minister to set an example and urge the police force to investigate and punish rapists.
Stop illegal poaching and deforestation before the Amur leopard becomes extinct. Only about two dozen still live in the wild, but their habitats and lives are in danger. Help the Amur leopard before it’s too late.
Three out of four imperiled right whales have scars from collisions with commercial fishing lines. Help protect these gentle animals from further abuse and threats to their survival.
A mother arrested for allowing her daughter to play at a park unaccompanied while she worked has been released and her child has been returned. Applaud those responsible for reuniting this working mother with her daughter.
Cruel sheep-riding competitions teach children how to violently mount and ride sheep as a form of entertainment, while instructing students that ‘sheep cannot feel pain.’ Help shut down this inhumane sport and end the cycle of animal cruelty.
Hundreds of troops are soon to be deployed to the Mexican border to deal with a refugee crisis. Extra security is unnecessary and the soldiers will have little constructive impact. Urge officials to prevent the militarization of the border.
Despite increasing efforts to stop the use of animals in experiments and research, the number of occurrences is steadily rising. By signing this petition, you are asking the United Kingdom to enforce its regulations that will stop the use of animals in research efforts.
Same-sex marriage is still not a legal right in every state in the United States. However, many states are starting to legalize a more inclusive law on marriage. Applaud a state’s recent overturning of the same-sex marriage ban.
Nearly one-third of the world’s dolphins and whales will be in danger of hearing loss and death if oil drilling is permitted in the Canary Islands. Urge government officials to halt drilling plans and create a sanctuary to protect these majestic creatures.
Animal carcasses are cleaned with chlorine before arriving on your dinner plate. Tell the United States Department of Agriculture to stop this disgusting practice immediately.
As our population nears 7.5 billion people, the risk of a vicious pandemic increases rapidly. More attention needs to be paid to research that could eradicate parasitic diseases to curb this risk. Help us thank one scientist and his team for doing just that.
Children fleeing violence and extreme hunger are at risk of being turned away from the U.S. by anti-immigration politicians. Stop these ‘public servants’ from violating children’s rights and hamstringing 3.7 billion in aid.
California citizens receive hefty fines for the excessive use of water outdoors during a drought. Unfortunately, local jurisdictions simultaneously threaten homeowners with fines for poor lawn upkeep. Urge Governor Brown to protect conscientious homeowners from contradictory laws and ridiculous fines.
Two homeless men were brutally murdered by three teenagers with a history of antagonizing the less fortunate. Urge the government to prosecute these teens for their blatant disregard for life.