Recent Petitions

Stop Trial of Men Over Homosexuality Charges

Stop Trial of Men Over Homosexuality Charges

Two Ugandan men are facing charges of homosexuality and if convicted, both will spend life in prison. Sign this petition and urge the president to drop these atrocious and inhumane charges.

Condemn the Use of Drugs on Orcas

Condemn the Use of Drugs on Orcas

According to recent documents released in a lawsuit against SeaWorld, trainers have been giving orcas a psychoactive drug to battle their aggressive behavior towards each other. The orcas exhibit unusual violence and abnormal repetitive behaviors such as self-mutilation and chewing on concrete that are very likely caused from living in captivity. Demand that SeaWorld discontinue the use of psychoactive drugs on orcas and properly address the issues that relate to them living in captivity.

Close Oceans to Save Fish

Close Oceans to Save Fish

Commercial fishing is effectively wiping out a majority of the fish population and a plan of closing international waters has been proposed to boost their numbers. Sign this petition and urge the President to support this ban to ensure that our fish do not disappear from our oceans.

Reduce Fertilizer Runoff from Golf Courses

Reduce Fertilizer Runoff from Golf Courses

Fertilizer and pesticide runoff from golf courses ruin aquatic habitats, but voluntary compliance with GreenScapes, a program developed by the EPA that mitigates the problem, could successfully combat the pollution. Urge the EPA to incentivize participation in its program to protect our fragile waterways.

Take Away Lawmakers’ ‘Get Out of Jail Free’ Card

Take Away Lawmakers’ ‘Get Out of Jail Free’ Card

Recently, a bill to close the DUI immunity loophole for legislators swept through the House only to be held up in the Senate by opponents who say the bill is unnecessary. Urge these senators to recognize that issues of public safety should be their first priority.

Save Our Redwoods from Poachers

Save Our Redwoods from Poachers

Redwood trees are the tallest, oldest, and most beautiful trees in the world. Increased poaching of their valuable outgrowths threatens their survival. Demand greater protections for our most precious trees.

Prosecute Shelter for Starving Horses to Death

Prosecute Shelter for Starving Horses to Death

The owners of a horse rescue have recently been charged with 35 counts of animal cruelty. All of the animals seized were suffering from malnutrition, and some of the animals had already starved to death. Please sign this petition to urge the local authorities to prosecute the owners of this facility to the full extent of the law.

Keep Renewable Energy Tax-Free

Keep Renewable Energy Tax-Free

Oklahoma is considering a tax on property owners with solar installations or wind turbines who sell excess energy back to the state. Demand that renewable energy remain tax-free in order to encourage the use of clean energy.

Urge Manufacturer to Control Odor

Urge Manufacturer to Control Odor

The strong, spicy odor from a chili sauce manufacturing plant is affecting the health and comfort of people in nearby neighborhoods. Sign this petition and urge the chili sauce company to control its odor.

Fight for Farm Animals' Rights

Fight for Farm Animals’ Rights

A bill proposing the establishment of a biased Livestock Care Advisory Council has been proposed in Connecticut. This council would consist of farming industry representatives who would deny animal rights, as has been seen in other states with similar bills. Sign this petition to protect farm animals from a profit-centered ‘animal care’ board.

Fire Officer for Intentional Endangerment of Citizens

Fire Officer for Intentional Endangerment of Citizens

A police officer recently ran a group of longboarders off the road in a fit of anger, putting them at risk of serious injury. Demand that the officer be fired for his lack of control over his emotions and the resulting actions.

Stop Needless Killing of Sea Lions

Stop Needless Killing of Sea Lions

The National Marine Fisheries Service has enacted a plan to kill sea lions deemed a predatory threat to salmon runs, despite the much greater and more severe impact that human activity has on salmon runs. Six sea lions have already been killed, and up to 92 animals can be legally euthanized this year for no justifiable reason. Help put an end to this needless slaughter.

Demand Acceptance of Climate Change by U.S. Representatives

Demand Acceptance of Climate Change by U.S. Representatives

Many of our lawmakers have denied the existence of climate change, despite the overwhelming evidence and widespread acceptance within the scientific community. A recent study has shown that there is the potential to reduce the impact of climate change if we reduce our greenhouse gas emissions. Demand that our representatives accept the evidence of human-caused climate change so we can protect our planet from destruction.

Praise Library for Supporting Animal Rights

Praise Library for Supporting Animal Rights

A library in Michigan is using a best-selling book to promote animal welfare as part of it’s reading program. Thank them for their kindness now.

Praise Innovative Water-Safety Assessment Tool

Praise Innovative Water-Safety Assessment Tool

American waterways face a constant threat of pollution from urban, industrial, and agricultural run-off. Praise the government for creating an easy to use app that lets people find out if the lakes and rivers in their communities are safe or polluted.

Cancel Spring Bear Hunt

Cancel Spring Bear Hunt

After a fifteen year ban, a spring bear hunt is set to resume this season in Ontario. Demand that the hunt be cancelled, as it results in orphaned cubs without producing any significant reductions in human-bear encounters.

Commend Closing of Bear Bile Farm

Commend Closing of Bear Bile Farm

Thanks to ongoing efforts and negotiations by a nonprofit organization, 130 bears were rescued from a bile farm in China. Commend the organization’s hard work and determination to end this unacceptable practice.

Ask Grocer to Label Genetically Modified Foods

Ask Grocer to Label Genetically Modified Foods

Safeway refuses to label genetically modified foods, despite strong public support. Every consumer should be informed about what they are purchasing. Please sign this petition to ask Safeway to label its genetically modified store brand processed foods.

Change Discriminatory Army Hairstyle Restrictions

Change Discriminatory Army Hairstyle Restrictions

Recently released grooming regulations for the Army remove most of the options for women of color to wear their natural hair. Urge the Defense Secretary to call for the amendment of these regulations to stop excluding women of color in uniform.

Applaud Efforts to Revive Honeybee Communities

Applaud Efforts to Revive Honeybee Communities

Almost every bite Americans take is thanks to pollinators like honeybees. Dwindling numbers of honeybees due to pesticide use, infection, and habitat loss have made for a serious ecological and economic crisis. Thank the U.S. Natural Resources Conservation Service for giving honeybees a better chance at survival.

End Gruesome Squirrel Slaughter

End Gruesome Squirrel Slaughter

Each year, a town holds a gruesome event in which residents kill as many squirrels as they can. Children and adults compete in this deranged fundraiser for the local fire department. Sign this petition to support a bill that would ban animal killing events permanently.

Demand Strong Rabbit Welfare Standards

Demand Strong Rabbit Welfare Standards

Many pet rabbits are forced to live in small cages that don’t give them the room they need. Sign this petition to demand an animal welfare law that helps pet rabbits.

Thank Organization for Combating Teen Steroid Abuse

Thank Organization for Combating Teen Steroid Abuse

There has been a dangerous increase in steroid drug use among teenagers. An organization has been helping to combat the problem by providing needle exchange facilities for abusers. Please sign this petition to thank this group.

Release Zoo Elephants to a Sanctuary

Release Zoo Elephants to a Sanctuary

A city zoo has recently been placed under pressure by the public to reevaluate its elephant program out of concern for their welfare. The elephants spend most of their time in tiny stalls because they are not used to the city’s cold, wet climate. Demand that officials order the zoo to release these elephants to a sanctuary, where they will have space to wander freely.

Save Baby Elephants from Cruel Training Methods

Save Baby Elephants from Cruel Training Methods

Horrific elephant training methods are used in an attempt to force these gentle, intelligent creatures to be submissive to their human captors. Young elephants are taken from their mothers, tied up in cramped pens and severely beaten until their spirit is “broken.” Tell government officials to finally ban these barbaric and heartless training methods and save these magnificent animals from abuse.