Recent Petitions

Save the Incredible Great Barrier Reef

Save the Incredible Great Barrier Reef

The world’s biggest coral reef and the millions of marine animals who live there are under threat. Help stop this planetary treasure from being destroyed by a massive coal port.

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Fire Cop For Alleged Sexual Abuse of Arrested Woman

A predatory police officer could be placed back on active duty even after he was accused of fondling a woman he had placed in handcuffs in the back of his patrol car. Demand that the police department he works for fire him and revoke his pension to ensure that he can never do this again.

Stop Sale of Wild Elephants to Zoos

Stop Sale of Wild Elephants to Zoos

Wild elephants in Zimbabwe may soon be shipped to zoos in China, despite the fact that elephants are a troubled species. Sign this petition to partner with a major elephant advocate to stop this trade from happening, and to protect elephants in the future.

Suspend Officers For Disabling Camera During Arrest

Suspend Officers For Disabling Camera During Arrest

An officer recently disabled the dash cam in the middle of apprehending a suspect who suffered multiple injuries during the arrest. Reprimand the officers involved and ensure this does not happen again.

Remove Toxic Ingredient from Whisky

Remove Toxic Ingredient from Whisky

A popular whisky contains propylene glycol, a substance used in antifreeze. Urge the company to remove this toxic ingredient at once.

End the Use of Child Soldiers

End the Use of Child Soldiers

Children as young as thirteen are being recruited into battle, in some cases by force. Please sign this petition to help end this abuse, and to bring those responsible to justice.

End Violent Attacks Against Homosexuals

End Violent Attacks Against Homosexuals

Homosexuals in Russia frequently experience brutal attacks that go unpunished by law enforcement. Please sign this petition to urge that police take these crimes seriously.

Demand Stricter Animal Cruelty Laws

Demand Stricter Animal Cruelty Laws

Teenagers recently got away with beating a toucan so severely, it lost half of its beak, all because of weak animal abuse laws in Costa Rica. Sign the petition and demand lawmakers set stricter animal cruelty laws in place.

Demand Justice for Slain Gray Wolf

Demand Justice for Slain Gray Wolf

A lone gray wolf was gunned down by a hunter who supposedly mistook her for a coyote. This was the first wolf sighted near the Grand Canyon in over 75 years, and hopes of seeing the population grow once again have been diminished. Sign this petition to demand the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to investigate the shooting.

Protect Your Personal Information While Driving

Protect Your Personal Information While Driving

Your car’s navigation system could be collecting personal information about you and selling it to companies without your knowledge. Fight back and protect the privacy of drivers.

Stop Using Animals for Entertainment at Historic Pier

Stop Using Animals for Entertainment at Historic Pier

Exotic animals are being used for entertainment at a crowded tourist destination, putting them under a great deal of stress. Urge the city’s mayor to ban animals from being used for entertainment at this location.

Praise Company’s Withdrawal of Sponsorship from Greyhound Racing

Praise Company’s Withdrawal of Sponsorship from Greyhound Racing

One of the biggest sponsors of the greyhound industry has withdrawn its support after revelations of widespread live-baiting, a practice that uses live piglets, rabbits, and possums to train racing greyhounds. Applaud the company for taking a stand against this cruel practice.

Protect Our Children from Pollution

Protect Our Children from Pollution

Air pollution hurts our kids’ health and endangers our families. Don’t let big polluters continue to put our children and communities in danger any longer.

Don’t Let Red Wolves Go Extinct

Don’t Let Red Wolves Go Extinct

Only 100 highly endangered red wolves survive in the wild, and now their future is more threatened than ever. Don’t let this beautiful and important species disappear. Take action now to save red wolves from extinction.

Stop Unlawful Detention of Migrant Children

Stop Unlawful Detention of Migrant Children

Australia’s detention of immigrant youth is callous and violates the United Nations’ legislation for the rights of children. Sign the petition to end the unlawful jailing of migrant children.

Applaud Actors’ Participation in Dog Meat Trade Crusade

Applaud Actors’ Participation in Dog Meat Trade Crusade

Dogs are being taken, skinned, and boiled alive for human consumption in many Asian countries. Thankfully, two well-known actors are working to raise awareness of the vile dog meat industry and to urge policy changes. Applaud the efforts of these actors in their fight for animal welfare.

End Healthcare ‘Brain Drain’ in Uganda

End Healthcare ‘Brain Drain’ in Uganda

Uganda’s healthcare system is in shambles due to low numbers of healthcare workers, yet the government plans to send more than 250 of them to other countries. Sign the petition to urge Uganda’s president to stop brain drain and improve healthcare conditions in his country.

Applaud Efforts to Decrease Tobacco Use Among Youth

Applaud Efforts to Decrease Tobacco Use Among Youth

The Truth campaign has worked tirelessly to educate young people on the harms of tobacco use. Since its introduction, the percentage of young people using tobacco has declined dramatically. Applaud this campaign for its innovative methods of decreasing tobacco use among youth.

Don’t Let States Discriminate Against LGBT Employees

Don’t Let States Discriminate Against LGBT Employees

LGBT state employees have been stripped of their anti-discrimination rights. Urge the governor to reinstate these anti-discrimination laws, which protect hardworking, loyal state employees from losing their jobs because of their sexual orientation.

Stop Rape of Innocent Women and Girls

Stop Rape of Innocent Women and Girls

Sudanese armed forces have been terrorizing the city of Tabit by unlawfully raiding residential homes, looting, and raping and torturing innocent young women and girls. Sign the petition to end these unjust practices now.

Help China Access Fresh Water

Help China Access Fresh Water

Much of China is lacking fresh water. Urge President Xi Jinping to sign the United Nations Watercourses Convention, a treaty that will provide the necessary steps for China to obtain fresh water.

Demand Investigation of Poisoned Pets

Demand Investigation of Poisoned Pets

Pet owners are living in fear because someone is allegedly trying to poison their dogs. Demand that local authorities investigate this crime and bring the person responsible to justice.

Praise Efforts to Save Pod of Stranded Whales

Praise Efforts to Save Pod of Stranded Whales

Over 140 volunteers and conservation officers recently worked through the night to return stranded pilot whales to deeper waters. Praise their efforts, which will continue until no live whales remain stranded.

Success: Oil Drilling Banned in Arctic Wildlife Hot Spot

Success: Oil Drilling Banned in Arctic Wildlife Hot Spot

An important biological hot spot in the Arctic will no longer be susceptible to environmental exploitation by oil companies. Thank the federal government for its continued commitment to preservation and conservation.

Stop Discrimination Against Trans Military Force

Stop Discrimination Against Trans Military Force

More than 15,000 trans military personnel are still legally discriminated against for their gender identity, making them the only federal employees to lose their jobs for being LGBT identified. Sign the petition to support trans inclusivity in the military.