Wild animals could be imprisoned at a newly proposed drive-through zoo. The zoo hopes to entrap a variety of coveted wildlife species and now is the time to stop this demeaning operation.
Precious groundwater is saved from contamination by the decision to deny the expansion of a mulch and waste management facility. Thank the Department of Environmental Conservation for protecting our drinking water from invasive and hazardous operations.
More than 100,000 marine mammals will be killed if seismic blast testing is performed off the coast of Florida to locate oil. Sign this petition and urge Governor Rick Scott to explore alternative energy options.
At long last, bee-killing pesticides will be restricted by the Environmental Protection Agency, which has agreed to reduce the use and manufacture of products containing harmful chemicals called neonicotinoids. Applaud the EPA for taking a stand against these known pollinator killers.
An American journalist has been sentenced to life in an Egyptian prison after being convicted of unsubstantiated charges of terrorism. Demand that Egypt release this man, who has been imprisoned in deplorable conditions and is near death.
After reports of animal cruelty, a horse stable was raided and found to be an unfit environment for a group of 14 horses living there. Please sign this petition to thank prosecutors for charging the stable owners with animal cruelty.
Girls will have a chance to win scholarships to learn the important skill of coding, thanks to supermodel Karlie Kloss. A two-week summer course will encourage girls to break into a male-dominated career field. Thank Karlie Kloss for using her fame to help girls succeed.
Countless animals are sold on Ebay Classifieds despite policies on their main website stating this is not allowed. These unregulated sales oftentimes lead to grotesque animal abuse. Sign this petition and demand Ebay follow their own rules immediately.
A lawyer is fighting to change pit bulls’ undeserved reputation by ruling discriminatory bans of the breed unconstitutional. Applaud and support this lawyer by signing this petition.
Sheriff’s deputies who allegedly beat an unarmed suspect who was surrendering and not resisting arrest are under investigation for excessive force. Demand that all deputies found guilty of this violence be fired at once.
A 12-year-old autistic child was convicted of a felony after kicking a garbage can and pulling away from a school resource officer that grabbed him. Condemn the court’s decision, which failed to take into account the poor impulse control of autistic children.
Appealing to students’ dreams for a better life, for-profit colleges can saddle them with debt while failing to deliver a quality education. Demand relief for victims of fraudulent student loans.
A female bear is currently languishing in a small enclosure at a German city park. Demand that park officials make substantial changes to the bear’s habitat so she can live more closely to the way nature intended.
A new initiative to have the face of a great woman from U.S. history put on the $20 is spreading. Please sign here to praise the organization that started this campaign and support them in their quest for true gender equality.
Costco continues to support unsustainable producers of palm oil, who are responsible for the destruction of tropical forests, threatening endangered species, and accelerating global warming. Urge Costco to use only sustainably produced palm oil.
More than 80 dogs were found stuffed in tiny cages in the dark basement of an Illinois puppy mill. Sign this petition for a full investigation and maximum penalty for those found guilty.
Pristine, roadless forests are threatened by coal companies eager to tear apart public lands. Call on officials to protect these forests from destructive mining.
Human rights activists are being followed, defamed, and intimidated by the Venezuelan government. Demand that the harassment be stopped and that the activists are allowed to continue their legitimate activities unimpeded.
Welfare recipients in Kansas may soon be limited to withdrawing $25 per day, making it more difficult to pay necessary expenses such as rent. Urge the governor to support those who are struggling rather than condemning them to poverty by signing this petition.
Stop a movement that would allow anyone working in a business setting to deny rights or services to individuals or couples depending on whether or not the businessperson agrees with their marital status or lifestyle. Sign this petition to stop ignorance and intolerance from becoming legal.
A circus has been shut down after 40 abused and neglected animals were seized from the premises. Praise the move, which will ensure that the owners cannot continue mistreating animals.
A Navy training program that would have disrupted the lives and breeding activities of already stressed whales, dolphins, and other marine animals has been stopped before it could begin. Thank the leading environmental activists who took a stand against reckless animal endangerment.
Muslims are hellbent on converting everyone around the world to Islam under the threat of death, according to a lesson on the religion a high school teacher gave to his students. Demand that the teacher in question be fired at once for such misleading and hateful propaganda.
A call to end all “conversion” therapies for gay, bi, and transgender individuals has been issued by President Obama and the White House. Please sign here to show your thanks for this stance and to echo his call to action.
The military suicide rate is almost twice the national average, and military chaplains do not have the training they need to help prevent suicide in soldiers who come to them for guidance. Demand that the military begin to thoroughly train chaplains in suicide prevention and intervention.