Recent Petitions

Praise Restaurant Owner for No Waste Policy

Praise Restaurant Owner’s No Waste Policy

A restaurant owner has managed to be in business two years without a single bag of garbage going to waste. Thank the owner for his incredible efforts to save the environment.

Demand Regulations for Dog and Cat Breeders

Demand Regulations for Dog and Cat Breeders

There are no state laws regulating dog and cat breeders in Minnesota resulting in the suffering of countless animals in filthy, inhumane facilities. Demand the passage of legislation that will finally hold breeders accountable.

Urge Transfer of Whistleblower Chelsea Manning to a Civilian Prison

Urge Transfer of Whistleblower Chelsea Manning to a Civilian Prison

Imprisoned whistleblower Chelsea Manning has been approved for gender dysphoria treatment. The Army does not allow transgender people to serve and is denying her access to care while in military prison. Call on the Army to transfer Manning to a civilian detention facility where she can receive proper treatment.

Applaud Rescuers for Saving Dog’s Life

Applaud Rescuers for Saving Dog’s Life

Brave deputies recently saved a frightened dog from a dangerous river. Thank the officers for risking their lives in order to save the stranded animal.

Demand Harsh Sentence for a Man Who Tortured and Killed Cats

Demand Harsh Sentence for a Man Who Tortured and Killed Cats

A man has been indicted for torturing and killing kittens after purchasing them solely for that purpose. Demand that the District Attorney in the case do everything in his power to ensure this cold-blooded killer spends the rest of his life behind bars.

End Lobbyists’ Attack on Restaurant Workers

End Lobbyists’ Attack on Restaurant Workers

While the majority of restaurant employees are paid very little, a powerful group of lobbyists has worked to increase profits for owners while stalling wages and protections for the people they employ. Demand an end to this war on workers.

Save World’s Smallest Kangaroo from Rainforest Destruction

Save World’s Smallest Kangaroo from Rainforest Destruction

The world’s smallest kangaroo is struggling to adapt to multiple threats including climate change and habitat loss. Call on officials to increase protections for the rainforests these tiny creatures call home.

Encourage Republicans to Support College Students

Encourage Republicans to Support College Students

A new bill would reduce interest rates for millions of student loan borrowers across the U.S. Ask Senate Republicans to lend their support to this important effort to ease the debt burden for college students and their families.

Praise Netflix for Purchasing Human Rights Film

Praise Netflix for Purchasing Human Rights Film

Netflix recently purchased a film that focuses on a group of human rights workers trained to conduct research in war torn countries. Praise the company for purchasing this film and promoting the work of these brave human rights researchers.

Ban Harmful Microbeads in Beauty Products

Ban Harmful Microbeads in Beauty Products

Microbeads are plastic spheres found in many facial beauty products that pollute and poison our wildlife and environment. Demand that the EPA ban the use of these harmful beads immediately.

Remove Harmful Ingredients from Personal Care Products

Remove Harmful Ingredients from Personal Care Products

It is currently legal for cosmetics companies to use untested chemicals in personal care products. These ingredients include industrial chemicals linked to cancer, developmental and reproductive issues, and other adverse health effects. Demand that lawmakers take swift action to protect the public from these dangerous chemicals.

Urge Government to Protect Rare Plants

Urge Government to Protect Rare Plants

Invasive species and habitat destruction have caused the population of the Georgia rockcress to dwindle to dangerously low numbers. Without federal protection, these plants will surely become extinct. Encourage the government to grant these rare plants the protection they need in order to survive.

Save Wildflowers from Extinction

Save Wildflowers from Extinction

Two stunning desert wildflowers face extinction due to oil shale and tar sands development, but the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service refuses to offer effective protection. Urge the agency to take appropriate measures to ensure that these rare species are not lost forever.

Help Rare Birds Receive Protection

Help Rare Birds Receive Protection

Oil and gas companies are destroying the habitat of the Gunnison sage grouse and driving it toward extinction. Help ensure the long-term survival of this rare species by demanding that they receive immediate protection.

Commend University for Divesting from Dirty Coal

Commend University for Divesting from Dirty Coal

Stanford University recently announced its decision to purge its $18 billion endowment of all investments in coal mining companies. This makes it the first major university in the U.S. to take part in the fossil fuel divestment movement. Thank the university for its climate leadership.

Success: Commend Governor for Standing Against Coal Exports

Success: Commend Governor for Standing Against Coal Exports

Oregon’s Governor has come out against allowing new coal export terminals to be built along the Columbia River. Thank him for standing up to corporate money and supporting the development of a clean energy economy.

Applaud City for Encouraging Eco-Friendly Cars

Applaud City for Encouraging Eco-Friendly Cars

One of the world’s most popular cities is implementing new parking rules to help battle high pollution levels, and will give significant discounts in parking fees to owners of hybrid and electric cars. Applaud these forward-thinking efforts to fight pollution and keep the city clean for years to come.

Applaud Crucial Lemur Conservation Efforts

Applaud Crucial Lemur Conservation Efforts

A famed scientist was recently honored with a prestigious award for her contributions to lemur conservation. Scientists like her help protect the complex web of life we all depend on. Applaud her tireless work.

Ban Child Labor on Tobacco Farms

Ban Child Labor on Tobacco Farms

Children as young as seven are being exposed to nicotine and other hazardous working conditions in tobacco fields. Call for an end to the use of child labor in the tobacco industry.

Stop Sickening Bear Paw Industry

Stop Killing Bears in China for Their Paws

Chinese ‘sun bears’ are being hunted, captured and tortured for their commercially valuable paws. The bears are beaten into submission, their paws cut off and their bodies boiled while still alive. Protect these rare and exotic bears from cruelty and extinction and demand an end to the bear paw industry in China.

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Stop the Promotion of Cruelty Toward Orcas

Orcas being held in captivity are prisoners who live short lives of suffering. Taco Bell is issuing discount coupons that encourage customers to view captive orcas at SeaWorld. Tell the CEO of Taco Bell to stop promoting the inhumane treatment of animals.

Keep ‘Killer Robots’ Out of Warfare

Keep ‘Killer Robots’ Out of Warfare

Fully autonomous weapons kill without a thought, and are a threat to human rights and safety around the world. Urge countries not to use these terrible weapons by signing this petition.

Reduce Pollution from Oil and Gas Operations

Reduce Pollution from Oil and Gas Operations

Dangerous toxins from oil and gas drilling operations are polluting the air and adding to climate change. Urge lawmakers to enforce drilling regulations so as to protect public health and the climate.

Stop Company from Promoting Cruel Animal Shows

Stop Company from Promoting Cruel Animal Shows

Daily deals company Groupon is promoting cruel animal shows as part of its deals. Many of these shows have been cited for violations of the Animal Welfare Act. Petition the CEO of this company to stop all promotion of these shows.

Stop Cruel Animal Testing by Pet Food Company

Stop Cruel Animal Testing by Pet Food Company

Iams, which has been exposed in the past for conducting brutal animal experiments, is keeping its doors closed on the testing of over 700 animals. Petition the company to allow animal rights groups to enter its facility and demand a stop to all animal experiments.