Recent Petitions

Denounce Plan to Drill in National Parks

Denounce Plan to Drill in National Parks

Protected lands should be off-limits for oil and gas exploration. Denounce an environmental official for supporting dangerous and toxic drilling practices within national parks.

Stop Killing Mute Swans

Stop Killing Mute Swans

State employees recently murdered a pair of mute swans in front of their babies and local residents in the name of population control. Demand that the agency take responsibility for this traumatic event and vow to uphold their agreement to stop killing mute swans.

Commend Host of Science Television Show for Acknowledging Global Warming

Commend Host of Science Television Show for Acknowledging Global Warming

The host of a popular science-based television show has boldly proclaimed that humans are the cause of Earth’s current atmospheric chaos, using easy-to-understand language and concepts that are impossible to debunk. Commend him for prevailing with science, helping people to better understand global warming and what can be done about it.

Demand Justice for Dog Shot and Killed by Police Officer

Demand Justice for Dog Shot and Killed by Police Officer

A police officer heartlessly shot and killed a dog after entering a backyard without permission. Ensure justice for the dog and his devastated owner by demanding the officer face serious consequences for his actions.

Applaud Animal Shelter’s Innovative Method to Increase Adoption Rate

Applaud Animal Shelter’s Innovative Method to Increase Adoption Rate

An animal shelter is bringing dogs to visit office workers during their lunch breaks in an effort to increase its adoption rate. Praise this innovative solution that benefits both humans and animals.

Praise Innovative Efforts to Stop Illegal Logging and Poaching

Praise Innovative Efforts to Stop Illegal Logging and Poaching

Repurposed cell phones are being used to combat illegal poaching and logging in the rainforest. Thank the organization responsible for this innovative approach to saving threatened species from extinction.

Overturn Discriminatory Ruling Against Women’s Health Rights

Overturn Discriminatory Ruling Against Women’s Health Rights

Employers’ religious beliefs can now dictate whether or not insurance coverage through their businesses will cover birth control. Demand that the Supreme Court honor women’s rights and overturn this discriminatory ruling.

Save Caged Tiger From Tourist Attraction

Save Caged Tiger From Tourist Attraction

A tiger in Louisiana has spent all 14 years of his life in a cage in a truck stop parking lot. Demand that he spend his remaining years in a sanctuary now.

Stop Company from Building Breeding Farm for Research Animals

Stop Company from Building Breeding Farm for Research Animals

Beagle puppies are being sent to their torture and inevitable death at research facilities after being bred by one company. Sign this petition to stop this company from building more facilities and to take a stand against animal cruelty.

Protect Beavers in Their Natural Habitat

Protect Beavers in Their Natural Habitat

A family of three beavers from a species thought to be extinct has been recently discovered on a river in England. Sign this petition to prevent them from being removed from their natural habitat and held in captivity by the government.

Say No to Ivory and Save the Elephants

Say No to Ivory and Save the Elephants

Every day, 96 elephants are killed by poachers and wildlife traffickers for their ivory tusks, which are used to make trinkets and decorative carvings. In order to save the elephants, we must decrease the demand for ivory products. Pledge to abstain from purchasing ivory and help remove it from the market.

Applaud Ban on Animals in Circuses

Applaud Ban on Animals in Circuses

Mexico City recently banned circuses from using animals in their acts. These animals are routinely beaten, intimidated, and kept in deplorable conditions. Please sign this petition to applaud this ban and encourage more politicians to vote against animal cruelty.

Don’t Forbid Free Library Project

Don’t Forbid Free Library Project

A young boy was forced to remove his Little Free Library from his front yard when city officials threatened to fine his family. Don’t let the city deny community members free access to literature; sign the petition today.

Success: Funding for Suicide Barrier is Approved

Success: Funding for Suicide Barrier is Approved

People desperate to end their lives frequently choose to leap from tall bridges. A moment’s hesitation can make the difference between life and death. Praise officials for approving funding for a suicide barrier on their city’s iconic bridge.

Success: Public Lands Saved from Fossil Fuel Development

Success: Public Lands Saved from Fossil Fuel Development

Oil, coal and gas companies hungrily eye large swaths of public land. Their development plans were blocked by federal officials, protecting crucial wildlife habitat. Thank the government for taking this important stand against environmental destruction and runaway climate change.

Praise City’s Ban on Styrofoam Containers

Praise City’s Ban on Styrofoam Containers

Restaurants and coffee shops in America’s capital will no longer be able to use plastic foam food and drink containers. Thank the city’s mayor for initiating the ban, which will help address the climate change crisis.

Stop Extreme Budget Cuts at Animal Shelters

Stop Extreme Budget Cuts at Animal Shelters

Extreme budgets cuts have been proposed for Dallas animal shelters, which would lead to more adoptable animals needlessly dying in shelters. Urge the budget committee to consider the countless innocent lives on the line and stop the cuts.

Thank Camp for Teaching Social Consciousness

Thank Camp for Teaching Social Consciousness

A camp organization is fostering social consciousness in its youth by offering programs in civic engagement and volunteering. Thank this camp for teaching teenagers that they can make a difference.

Thank Nonprofit for Rescuing Beagles from Labs

Thank Nonprofit for Rescuing Beagles from Labs

Beagles condemned to life in inhumane laboratories deserve a second chance at happiness. A nonprofit is taking lab beagles who would otherwise be euthanized, and ensuring that they get to the care they need. Sign the petition to applaud this work.

Protect the Legitimacy of Organic Food Standards

Protect the Legitimacy of Organic Food Standards

Farmers, environmentalists and consumers worked together to develop organic food standards. Their decision-making power is threatened by powerful industry lobbyists. Demand that organic standards remain under independent rather than corporate control.

Address the Military’s Rape Epidemic

Address the Military’s Rape Epidemic

Thousands of military personnel are sexually assaulted each year, yet few cases are ever reported. Commanding officers can overturn verdicts and prevent the accused from ever standing trial. Tell Congress to insist on independent oversight of this rape epidemic.

Punish Sexist Heckling of Lawmaker

Punish Sexist Heckling of Lawmaker

A female Japanese politician was heckled with personal and sexist attacks while making a speech. Sign the petition and urge the prime minister to condemn such unprofessional and hateful behavior and punish those responsible.

Encourage Sustainable Fishing Practices

Encourage Sustainable Fishing Practices

Fishing nets often snare and kill unintended species. Call on regulators to encourage sustainable fishing practices and punish waste in order to save fish stocks on the verge of collapse.

Preserve Competition and Equal Access on the Internet

Preserve Competition and Equal Access on the Internet

Equal access to the internet has inspired innovation and changed the face of politics. But this level playing field is under threat. Urge Congress to prevent internet service providers from granting wealthy companies special treatment.

Success: Supreme Court Upholds Digital Privacy

Success: Supreme Court Upholds Digital Privacy

Police officers will now need to obtain a warrant to search any cellphone, thanks to a recent Supreme Court ruling. Applaud the Supreme Court for this monumental ruling in support of electronic privacy.