A veteran teacher was fired after defending a student against racist insults from other children. Tell the school board to reinstate her and teach kids that bullying in unacceptable.
Anti-choice employers are allowed to deny women reproductive healthcare coverage, under a recent Supreme Court decision. Fix this misguided policy and protect women from discrimination in the workplace.
Animal abuse has been classified into its own category, allowing police better access to criminal history and aiding in the prosecution of animal abusers. Thank the FBI for this action, as it will help prevent future animal cruelty.
The lives and reproductive rights of pregnant women and girls are threatened by a new Texas law that restricts access to abortion clinics. Demand a swift repeal of this law, which violates women’s bodily rights and access to health care.
Thousands of wild animals are beaten and punished in order to be trained for animal tourism attractions. Sign this petition to thank an organization that is working to end this exploitative and abusive industry.
A sheriff in Michigan is pushing for more severe punishments for animal cruelty after a series of heinous abuse cases across the state. Thank the sheriff for giving animals in Michigan the protection they deserve.
The majority of nurses in America feel unprepared, undereducated, and improperly equipped to deal with the arrival of Ebola in the U.S. Demand that a comprehensive plan is created in order to contain and treat the virus with full efficacy.
Plans to restore the Chesapeake Bay and hold each state accountable for its participation in the cleanup have been set forth by the EPA. However, many state officials oppose the measure, fearing the agency’s strict anti-pollution standards may eventually reach their states. Show your support for the preservation of Chesapeake Bay.
Everyone in America deserves the right to marry the person they love, regardless of gender or sexual orientation. Show your support for full marriage equality now.
Since gray wolves lost their federal protection in 2011, legislators have ordered for the brutal slaughter of almost 1,000 wolves. Demand the end of the inhumane and unjust campaign against these poor creatures before another innocent life is lost.
A beautiful national forest is in danger of land degradation and water contamination from a proposed open-pit surface mine. Take action now to protect this pristine area and its wildlife from destructive mining.
Ranchers want to drive a threatened elk species out if its natural habitat so they can feed their cattle. Urge the National Park Service to protect the tule elk and the park’s natural ecosystem from the destructive effects of human greed.
An expansive animal testing facility has been privately approved by the governing board of a major university, preventing animal rights activists and other concerned citizens from voicing their opinions against the construction. Demand that plans for the abusive facility be permanently halted.
Low water levels in a freshwater reservoir, caused by an energy company’s dam, are negatively impacting wildlife, water quality, and recreational activities in the area. Take action now to protect and maintain this treasured water source.
Offshore fracking in coastal waters continues to endanger surrounding marine life and the environment with toxic chemicals, waste, and geological stress. Set stricter limitations on fracking procedures to protect our precious waters and wildlife.
Nearly thirty million people are victims of modern-day slavery in countries around the world. Get world leaders on board the effort to focus much-needed resources on ending slavery forever.
A 19-month-old child was badly injured during a search warrant raid, however, the officers responsible have evaded criminal charges for their negligent actions. Demand that the officers be punished for severely injuring an innocent child.
A nuclear waste tank is leaking and authorities are letting the plant wait a year to fix it. Demand that the leak be fixed immediately before it can do more damage to the environment.
A leader for the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is seeking to make it mandatory for dogs to be microchipped, giving them a public identity and more protection. Support the SPCA now and keep the dogs of South Carolina safe.
Captive elephant Nosey has been forced to perform in a family circus for years, despite her owner’s extensive list of animal care violations. Urge the USDA to rescue Nosey, relocate her to a happier home, and seek justice for her mistreatment.
A bear cub was brutally murdered and dumped in Central Park. Urge the police department to do everything in its power to find and punish the individual responsible for this innocent animal’s death.
A teenager has been caught allegedly torturing and killing cats, including burning them to death. Demand this serial cat killer be punished to the fullest extent of the law.
The northern Mexican and narrow-headed garter snakes’ natural habitat and numbers are rapidly declining. Thank the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for granting these snakes threatened species status, offering them much-needed legal protections that will ensure their survival.
Injection sites where toxic fracking waste is thought to have affected drinking water have been shut down by officials. This emergency measure is drawing increased public attention to an unsafe, environmentally damaging practice. Thank officials for halting work at these toxic sites.
If action isn’t taken immediately, the African Penguin could be extinct within 15 years due to habitat pollution and a reduction in food supply. Tell the EPA to further protect the African Penguin population before it’s too late.