Recent Petitions

Reprimand School for Sending Boy Home for Having Long Hair

Reprimand School for Sending Boy Home for Having Long Hair

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.

Don’t Send Freed Elephant Back to Abusive Owner

Don’t Send Freed Elephant Back to Abusive Owner

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.

Release Missing Human Rights Activists

Release Missing Human Rights Activists

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.

Drop Charges Against Man Arrested for Filming Police

Drop Charges Against Man Arrested for Filming Police

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.

Praise Program to Reduce Farm Waste and Feed Hungry

Praise Program to Reduce Farm Waste and Feed Hungry

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.

Stop Environmentally Destructive Company from Expanding

Stop Environmentally Destructive Company from Expanding

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.

Applaud Travel Company for Supporting Anti-Animal Attraction Campaign

Applaud Travel Company for Supporting Anti-Animal Attraction Campaign

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.

Applaud Initiative to Save Rhinos

Applaud Initiative to Save Rhinos

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.

Help Feed Children and Families

Help Feed Children and Families

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.

Stop Discrimination Against Dogs Based Solely on Breed

Stop Discrimination Against Dogs Based Solely on Breed

Laws that discriminate against dogs based on the way they look rather than on their temperament have proven to be ineffective and a waste of resources. Urge government officials to stand against an ordinance that would unfairly discriminate against pit bulls.

Protect the Right to Education for All Women

Protect the Right to Education for All Women

Lack of a fair chance at higher education is holding back women of color and single mothers. Help end inequality by giving all women the opportunity to go to college.

Stop Mutilating Foxes

Stop Mutilating Foxes

Hunters often kill small animals to encourage their dogs to hunt badgers, but some hunters have been cruelly mutilating them. Fox pups have been found tied to trees and disposed of in trash bags. Demand authorities take action to stop this brutality.

Applaud Google for Supporting Tech Program for Girls

Applaud Google for Supporting Tech Program for Girls

Google has just donated almost $200,000 to a program that teaches teenage black and Latina girls about the basics of computer programming. Applaud Google for their donation and the program for helping to diversify the tech industry.

Don’t Force Airmen to Take Religious Oath

Don’t Force Airmen to Take Religious Oath

An atheist recently tried reenlisting in the Air Force but was denied when he would not swear to God. Tell the Air Force religious freedom needs to be respected for our military and to let this airman reenlist.

End Retribution Wolf Killing

End Retribution Wolf Killing

Wolves are often killed by farmers for posing a threat to livestock, so activists have been encouraging governments to better protect wolves by instating strict rules for when a farmer is allowed to kill a wolf. One state has refused to enforce wolf protections, putting some populations at risk. Encourage the government to refocus on saving wolves.

Don’t Allow Tigers to be Kept as Pets

Don’t Allow Tigers to be Kept as Pets

Shockingly, the majority of captive tigers in the United States are being kept as pets. Urge government officials to put an end to this highly dangerous and inhumane trend by creating a system to regulate tiger ownership.

Thank Organization for Saving Monkey’s Life

Thank Organization for Saving Monkey’s Life

A woman recently negotiated to save a pet monkey that was a victim of a drug raid. Thank her for setting a precedent for fostering international cooperation in future cases like these, and for shedding light on the victims of illegal trafficking and poaching.

Applaud Man for Helping Little League Star Find Home Plate

Applaud Man for Helping Little League Star Find Home Plate

A little league star and his family were facing homelessness until a local businessman offered to pay the family’s rent for one year. Thank this kind man for making a difference in the life of this young boy and his family.

Protect Historic Site from Coal Mining

Protect Historic Site from Coal Mining

A beautiful mountain that is also a historic landmark is in danger of being blown up to build a massive coal mine. Speak out to save this special and historically important place.

Applaud Decision to Cancel Dolphin Show

Applaud Decision to Cancel Dolphin Show

Dolphins will no longer have to suffer at the hands of a Florida aquarium as they have decided to pull the plug on a proposed plan to create an entertainment stadium. They will focus instead on rescuing and rehabilitating dolphins. Sign the petition to thank the aquarium for changing their minds on this important issue.

Applaud Survivor’s Stand Against College Rape

Applaud Survivor’s Stand Against College Rape

A young woman is protesting her university’s mishandling of her rape complaint by carrying the mattress she was raped on until her assailant is expelled. Support her in her performance piece protesting the callousness of our nation’s approach to sexual assault on campus.

Stop the Trafficking of Brides

Stop the Trafficking of Brides

Women and girls are being abducted by human traffickers to be sold as brides. The act of buying and selling human beings is illegal and the prime minister should stop this business by making the country understand that men and women are both equally important to society.

Success: Tobacco Organization Pledges Not to Hire Child Laborers

Success: Tobacco Organization Pledges Not to Hire Child Laborers

A massive tobacco organization pledged not to hire child workers under the age of sixteen. Praise them for their stance and encourage them to be a role model for other tobacco companies.

Stop Warrantless Drone Surveillance

Stop Warrantless Drone Surveillance

Citizens are being left vulnerable to invasions of privacy due to the stalling of legislation that would require warrants for the use of drones for surveillance. Support passage of this bill before the rights of citizens can be violated.

Ban Plastic Bags Nationwide

Ban Plastic Bags Nationwide

Plastic takes years to decompose and in that time, it is polluting our oceans and killing our wildlife. Demand that the United States place a ban on plastic bags so that our environment can be clean and safe for all living creatures.