The Confederate flag will no longer appear on Maryland license plates thanks to a judge’s recent decision. Take a moment to praise this judge’s action in support of the fight for civil rights.
The government’s false portrayal of its drone program and cover up of its unintended casualties have been revealed by leaked classified documents. Demand immediate congressional investigation and oversight of this careless assassination policy.
One person was killed and five were injured in a violent shooting that occurred during a zombie festival. The killer is still at large, endangering more lives every minute. Sign this petition to ask that the killer receive the maximum penalty, when captured.
Rural economies have been decimated by the unchecked growth of factory farms. By creating a virtual monopoly, factory farms have effectively blocked family farms out of the business. Sign this petition to demand the buyouts of small farms be reviewed and prevented.
Despite cutting ties with Donald Trump months ago over his offensive comments, NBC has announced an upcoming episode of SNL will be hosted by Trump. Letting Trump host will give him a platform to let his offensive comments be laughed at rather than taken seriously. Sign this petition and urge NBC to cancel the episode.
A woman appears going on a five minute, Islamophobic rant directed towards a group of Muslim women on a London city bus, in a recently released video. Sign this petition to demand that a full investigation is launched into this hateful behavior.
Nepali women are forced to stay outside in uninhabitable sheds during menstruation despite a law banning the practice. It’s time for the government of Nepal to enforce its laws. Demand women’s rights in Nepal.
A whistleblower has released “The Drone Papers” to detail what Amnesty International dubs President Obama’s “global killing program.” Demand Congress conduct an investigation into the U.S. drone air strike program immediately to ensure that we are not in violation of international law by conducting crimes against humanity.
Over 40 animals almost died because they were allegedly kept in unsanitary conditions and not given proper medical care. Urge the attorney general to suggest the maximum sentence be given to the accused parties if they are found guilty of such thoughtless animal cruelty.
Possibly one of the biggest elephants left in the wild has been killed by a big game hunter for bragging rights. This incredible animal was likely 40 to 60 years old and did nothing to deserve being murdered, just like Cecil the lion. Demand that big game hunting permits stop being issued immediately.
Bernie Sanders won the first Democratic Debate by a large margin according to CNN’s own polls, but the network continued with its own agenda and broadcast Hillary Clinton as the winner. CNN, which is owned by one of Clinton’s largest contributors, then took down the poll. Let CNN know your outrage at their censorship and protest their sham journalism.
Jason Goolsby, a black teenager, was aggressively accosted by police after a white woman made a 911 call saying that he made her uncomfortable. Sign this petition to end racial profiling.
Tens of thousands of Americans are admitted into emergency rooms each year because of the adverse side effects of dietary supplements. These supplements aren’t approved for safety before going onto the market. Urge the FDA to identify the dangerous products and ban them.
The Grand Canyon rim area is at risk from uranium miners. We must permanently ban all future mining claims in this beautiful region. Ask President Obama to make the area a National Monument now and protect it forever.
Shark killing tournaments are cruel and inhumane and need to be stopped. Sharks are captured with cruel hooks that tear them apart then hauled onto public docks to be weighed, measured, and dissected. End this bloodthirsty torture now.
A group of men were found with footage of themselves gang-raping an underage girl at a house party. Take action now to prevent scenarios like this through better public education on the prevention of rape and sexual assault.
The U.S. Border Patrol is accused of committing abuses like acting with impunity, racial profiling and unwarranted stops and searches. Demand officials take these accusations seriously and punish any agents who are guilty of mishandling people and acting with impunity.
California now has stricter restrictions and regulations against anti-abortion crisis pregnancy centers accused of masquerading as medical clinics and spreading lies. Applaud this step towards protecting women and stopping the lies.
A teenage boy and his younger brother were allegedly beaten for hours by their church members. One died and the other is in serious condition. The stories of what happened to them aren’t adding up. Please urge the police chief to ensure a proper investigation is conducted to uncover the truth about what happened.
Native Americans suffered from disease, enslavement, and mistreatment at the hands of Christopher Columbus. Take action now to abolish Columbus Day in Washington D.C.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has been globally supporting Big Tobacco since 1998, causing a sharp uptick in deaths caused by smoking in the developing world. Please sign the petition to end support of Big Tobacco by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce today.
Animals are tortured, injured, and murdered in trauma training courses even though there is a safe alternative. Take action now so that this unnecessary animal abuse be put to an end.
Stop the violence and brutal beatings conducted by a church’s congregation. Members have been accused of murder and violent attacks. Take action now to disband this violent and radical church.
The Olympic games have a destructive history of damaging precious, untouched lands for the sake of the event. Sign this petition and demand the Olympic committee stops this demolicious behavior.
Around 1,000 animals have been seized from three illegal slaughterhouses in the largest animal cruelty bust in U.S. history. Praise the officers who executed the raid, and demand that those responsible for the abuse of these horses be punished harshly.