A man who beat his sister’s Yorkshire Terrier to death with a television remote has been charged with animal cruelty. Ensure that this man receives a harsh punishment for murdering a defenseless pet.
Illegal deforestation is the sixth-largest contributor to climate change in the world, devastating wildlife populations and severely depleting resources. Urge government officials to finally stop illegal tropical deforestation.
Kids and parents need action to end the hunger epidemic. Urge lawmakers to visit a food bank and learn about the problems confronting hungry and poverty-stricken families.
Pedigree recently issued a voluntary recall of dry dog food that was believed to contain metal fragments in the bag, putting thousands of pets’ health at risk. Ensure pet food quality and keep metal fragments out of dog food.
A high school student was forced to wear an embarrassing outfit as a disciplinary measure for violating the school’s dress code. Tell the school district that this type of shaming is outdated and unacceptable.
A dog was recently left to die in an illegally modified trap due to the negligence of a dog catching contractor. Demand that the contractors are fired for not following regulations and for neglecting an innocent dog.
Religious animal sacrifice has been banned in one Indian state, saving thousands of innocent animals from a cruel and unnecessary death. Applaud this ruling and encourage other Indian states to follow suit.
Energy companies looking to profit from the climate crisis they helped create have hijacked an important international summit on the issue. Call on world leaders to hold polluters accountable rather than making their profits the top priority.
Nearly 5,000 dogs have been unnecessarily killed because of the Chinese government’s fear of a rabies outbreak. Denounce the government’s decision to kill these innocent dogs instead of vaccinating them.
The world’s largest coffee and baked goods chain now serves almond milk as an alternative to cows’ milk. Commend the chain for recognizing the needs of lactose intolerant and vegan customers.
British Petroleum, responsible for the worst oil spill in the United States, has been accused of gross negligence. Praise the judge who issued this strict ruling, as it places the blame of the spill squarely on the oil company.
A cruel owner who heartlessly abused a captive elephant is trying to regain custody of the animal he kept in chains for fifty years. Urge the courts of India to keep this elephant free and allow him to live out the remainder of his life in a sanctuary.
Soldiers have been sexually exploiting and abusing poverty-stricken women without consequence. Urge the Minister of Defense to put an end to these injustices.
Homosexuals may soon be sentenced to life in prison solely because of their sexual preference if a new bill is approved by the president of Gambia. Stop this injustice by urging the president not to support this unethical law.
Nearly 2,000 badgers are scheduled to be slaughtered this year. These killings are unnecessary and would disrupt the surrounding environment. Urge officials to develop sustainable, non-violent methods of controlling badger populations.
French women’s reproductive rights have been expanded, thanks to new legislation that protects a woman’s right to choose. Praise France’s efforts to empower women and achieve gender equality.
A boy was sent home from his first day of kindergarten for having hair the school considered too long despite his religious beliefs against cutting hair. The school administrators should immediately rectify their ignorant and offensive actions and evaluate their sexist policies.
Raju the elephant was recently released from captivity after enduring 50 years of abuse. However, poor Raju may soon be forced to return to his cruel former owner. Beg officials to protect this kind animal’s freedom and charge his former owner with animal cruelty.
While under police surveillance, two British human rights workers disappeared after checking out of their hotel. The government of Qatar must release them immediately and punish anyone involved in their abduction.
A man recording a militarized police raid on a neighbor’s home was wrongfully accused of interference and arrested. Demand that the arbitrary charges against him are dropped.
A nonprofit organization is helping communities deliver excess food to hungry people. Applaud this nonprofit’s success in encouraging local residents to reduce food waste and help members of their community.
One company has caused much damage to the environment, and plans to continue this work on a grander scale. Tell this company to stop expanding into towns that are unprepared for environmental destruction.
A travel company has removed information on elephant rides from its tourism programs in support of a campaign against animal attractions. Applaud the travel company for helping put an end to animal cruelty and exploitation.
Rhinoceros populations are diminishing at alarming rates due to relentless poaching. Applaud one national park for implementing an innovative system to save the endangered creatures.
Famine and chronic hunger keep millions of children, women and families trapped in a cycle of poverty. Pledge to help give women the tools to free their families from hunger.