Chickens killed for consumption at the popular fast-food chain Chick-fil-A are severely abused before and during slaughter. Demand that the restaurant adopt strict animal welfare policies to help stop this unnecessary cruelty.
Fast-food advertising disproportionately targets disadvantaged children in low-income neighborhoods, using toys and cartoons to lure kids in. Tell the fast-food industry’s top dogs that child-directed marketing of unhealthy food is unacceptable.
Cancer treatment programs are being put on the chopping block by Congress, and patients and their families are in danger of losing the care and support they need. Don’t let lifesaving medical programs disappear.
Gas pumps in Berkeley, California will soon have labels that warn consumers about the negative effects of greenhouse gases caused by the burning of fossil fuels, thanks to a new law. Applaud this initiative, which will encourage consumers to reflect on the long-term consequences of their actions.
Thousands of homeless and runaway children live on the street, where they are in danger of being caught by human traffickers. Help give all at-risk kids a safe place to sleep at night.
A threatened population of grizzly bears is being put at further risk by a proposal to build a massive ski resort. Ask officials to revoke this resort’s permit so the grizzly bears can thrive.
A man has been charged with felony animal cruelty after shooting a farm dog in the face on a hunting trip. Thank law enforcement officials for their quick apprehension of the heartless shooter.
A pet store chain has vowed to end its partnership with cruel puppy mills and only sell dogs rescued by animal aid organizations. Praise the move, which will save hundreds of dogs annually from euthanasia.
The water supply for millions of people is at risk, because officials have decided to allow fracking in the East Coast’s largest national forest. Help protect the forest and its rivers, and demand a reversal of this decision.
The Keystone XL Pipeline bill was recently rejected by a one-vote margin, but it will likely return once Republicans take control of the Senate. Ensure this destructive bill does not get resurrected by signing this petition.
A popular musician recently called for the boycott of cruel animal entertainment attractions such as SeaWorld and Ringling Bros. in a new public service announcement. Praise him for using his celebrity to help suffering show animals.
The health risks of dairy milk have been exposed in a recent New York Times article. Exposure through this respected newspaper is necessary to encourage consumers to stop drinking milk. Applaud the author responsible for this important article.
A number of American Muslim civic advocacy nonprofits have recently been designated as terrorist organizations by the United Arab Emirates. This designation will only serve to legitimize unfounded suspicions against these nonprofits here at home. Urge the United Arab Emirates to revoke its designation.
Tigers and other endangered rainforest animals are losing their habitat to rampant deforestation. Tell a major money manager to stop funding the loggers and bulldozers.
Expanded sexual orientation and gender options are now available on OkCupid, a popular online dating site. Thank the site for being more inclusive of LGBTQ people.
The dog meat industry in Southeast Asia is still operating despite efforts to shut it down. Help put an end to this cruel industry and to the consumption of dog by signing the petition.
Elephants are being harassed and abused by herding dogs at a popular zoo. The elephants are afraid when chased by the dogs, and both the animals and their trainers are at risk. Demand that this cruel and unusual treatment of elephants be put to an end.
Jaguars and ocelots are on the brink of extinction in the American Southwest. Save these endangered wild cats from a destructive mine that could wipe out their last remaining habitat.
A teacher snapped a rabbit’s neck and butchered it in front of his students for a lesson about how food is processed. Urge the school district to fire this teacher for his cruel actions.
Australia’s prime minister refuses to believe in climate change, thereby allowing his country to contribute to this detrimental phenomenon. Demand that he take his head out of the sand and address climate change immediately.
Scotland is considering a ban on using animals in circuses after news of big cats being kept in inadequate cages emerged. Sign this petition to support this ban and help circus animals.
A young whale was recently brought back from the brink of death by veterinarians and researchers at the Vancouver Aquarium’s rescue center. Thank the staff for their hard work.
Dirty coal companies are dumping unlimited amounts of dangerous carbon pollution into our atmosphere, without facing any penalty. Don’t give big polluters a free pass to poison our air.
Indiana’s largest animal shelter is in critical need of funds to improve its horrible conditions. Animals that arrive sick or wounded are often euthanized right away due to the lack of resources. Urge the mayor to push for funds that are so desperately needed to care for these animals.
The United States’ $3 billion dollar donation to the UN’s climate fund will help rectify global climate change issues. Sign the petition to thank President Obama for spearheading efforts to combat global climate change.