A $960 million bribe to build a natural gas pipeline on tribal lands has been rejected by the local indigenous council. Sign our petition to send the tribal leaders your thanks and support for standing up to energy giants.
Plans to completely massacre a Muslim community and burn down its mosque and school were thankfully thwarted by the FBI, but the apparent mastermind of the plot has not been charged with terrorism. Demand that the government treat this attempted mass murder as the terrorist crime it is.
Muslims need to be placed in trucks and sent directly to the border so they can finally leave the country, according to one conservative mayor in France. Demand that this mayor resign from him post at once for his offensive, unprogressive views.
A famous comedian joked about child molestation and how great it must be for the perpetrators of this horrific crime. He made these statements on a widely-viewed TV show, harming potentially millions of victims and encouraging abusers. Demand that he issue an immediate apology and retraction.
Children as young as eleven are being forced to risk their lives for work on tobacco farms, where some develop acute nicotine poisoning. Urge Congress to protect these vulnerable children.
Women represent only 17% of board of directors at publicly held companies due largely to gender bias. Help increase the number of women in boardrooms by asking the Senate to pass laws requiring a minimum of 30% female boards of directors.
Pregnant people of color will likely be racially profiled and reported to police just because prejudiced doctors suspect them of taking illicit drugs, thanks to a new potential law being discussed. Demand that this proposal be vetoed so that doctors won’t be able to racially profile their pregnant patients.
When Pizza Hut employees received an order that included a plea for help from a woman allegedly being held hostage they called 911. Applaud these employees for taking the woman’s plea seriously and acting on it.
The people of Ireland are about to vote on marriage equality, which will have a huge impact on the future of the LGBT community there. Sign this petition to encourage the people of Ireland to vote yes on same-sex marriage.
A family of three, including a 10-year-old boy, and their housekeeper were murdered in Washington D.C. Punish those responsible for their deaths.
Students claim their instructors forced them to submit to invasive vaginal exams as part of their coursework for a medical diagnostics course. Demand a full investigation into these incidents.
Two chimpanzees are currently being cruelly held captive in a university laboratory. Chimpanzees are complex, intelligent, emotional animals and are known to wither in captivity. Demand that the university release these chimpanzees to a sanctuary immediately.
A free adult playground which includes exercise equipment has been created in Kansas. Praise the initiative, which is designed to encourage adults to keep healthy and fit at no cost.
Johnson & Johnson will offer extended paid parental leave to all employees following the birth or adoption of a child. Sign the petition to thank them for being a leader among big business.
Anti-death penalty legislators are trying to finally abolish the inhumane practice in the state of Nebraska. Demand that the governor sign their repeal into law so that the archaic punishment can no longer be carried out in the state.
A ban on most late term abortions has been approved by the U.S. House, thereby stomping on the reproductive rights of women. Sign this petition and tell President Obama to veto this bill.
A Native American student who wants to wear a sacred eagle feather during her graduation ceremony is being forced to keep it hidden under her gown by school authorities. Demand that this student be allowed to wear her cultural token openly during the graduation.
A city has adopted a new revised animal cruelty law for pet owners that will make it necessary for them to provide adequate shelter for their animals and prohibit keeping them tied up outside for too long. Please sign this petition to praise these new policies.
Women seeking an abortion may soon be required to undergo a mental health evaluation, thanks to a far-reaching proposal from anti-choice lawmakers. Demand that their proposal be vetoed at once so that it can never be used to repress this vital medical procedure.
A loophole allows loggers to log forests as long as they can claim the forest is in declining health, a shamefully vague and virtually meaningless phrase. Perversely, it allows logging to be portrayed as restoring forest health when it actually removes all barriers to logging it. Demand that this destructive loophole be closed at once.
A 31-year-old policy that bans blood donations from men who have been in same-sex relationships is finally being changed by the FDA. Support the administration’s efforts and urge further removal of discriminatory policies by signing this petition.
New Zealand recently recognized animals as sentient beings but still allows animal testing on some products. Demand they end all animal testing.
A girl was attacked by a bison after taking a picture only a few feet away. Demand prohibitions on tourists getting too close to wild animals.
Nine people have been killed after a gun fight broke out between rival biker gang members outside of a Twin Peaks restaurant. Twin Peaks could have refused to let the gangs in the restaurant to avoid violence, but they didn’t. Urge the DA to press charges against the restaurant.
Over a ton of ivory has been seized from a poaching ring in Mozambique’s biggest ever seizure of illegal ivory. Applaud the record seizure and demand that those responsible are punished to the full extent of the law.