The Boy Scouts of America has discriminated against transgender boys for too long. Even with their recent acceptance of openly gay boys and men, the organization still excludes the transgender community. Urge the president of the Boy Scouts to stop this discrimination and embrace equal acceptance for all.
Sex education is of vital importance to adolescents, yet it is inadequate or even absent in many American schools. Urge the Department of Education to implement higher standards for sex education.
A bill that would impose stricter requirements for Syrian refugees to enter the U.S. is expected to be vetoed by President Obama. Applaud this move towards compassion and humanity.
Pets are regularly shot in New Hampshire by their owners. Demand it be made illegal to kill animals in this inhumane and heartless manner.
Chimpanzees at the National Institutes of Health will no longer be used for research testing and will be moved to sanctuaries. Applaud this positive move for animal rights.
Syrian refugees in Tennessee must be rounded up and expelled, according to a statement allegedly made by a GOP congressman. His plans are dangerous and inappropriate. Demand he allow the refugees to continue living there.
Turkey football fans booed and chanted terrorist words during a moment of silence for the victims of the recent Paris attacks. Demand Turkey apologize for this incomprehensible and barbaric behavior.
A former boxing pro was seen on video punching his girlfriend’s dog Ajax in the street. Demand this man be forbidden from owning animals for life.
Orangutans are dying in massive numbers because a few companies allegedly set fires where they live to clear land for palm oil fields. Demand these companies be charged heavy fines to help pay for the damage and that they contribute to restoring this animals’ habitat once these fires are under control.
A librarian is being held under house arrest by Russian officials. Her home was raided and she is accused of possessing items that ‘incite hatred towards the government.’ Demand that officials release this woman now.
Soy sauce company Kikkoman has put an end to testing its products on animals. Applaud the company’s decision and urge them to ensure this move away from animal testing is definitive.
Two officers allegedly had a surrendering man on the ground and, instead of handcuffing him, they took turns beating him with their batons. Sign this petition and demand that these officers face charges for their alleged crime.
A Muslim American woman was criticized for wearing an American flag hijab while debating religious freedom on Fox News. Defend this woman’s choice to show her patriotism with this hijab.
Sixteen weapons were stolen from an Army Reserve location in a rural community after a break-in. Neither the thief nor the weapons have been retrieved. Insist that the Army Reserve increase security and surveillance to prevent similar incidents in the future.
The popular soy sauce company, Kikkoman, has put an end to their cruel animal testing practices. Sign this letter and thank the company for listening to the public, being innovative, and sparing hundreds of lives from unnecessary pain and death.
The ASPCA is warning pet owners that laundry detergent pods are poisonous to animals. The organization receives reports of death via its Poison Control Center annually. Demand these dangerous items be removed from grocery shelves.
Thousands of animals are blinded, burned, poisoned, and killed every year – all in the name of beauty. The United States is the number one animal-testing country in the world. Sign the petition and save an animal from suffering and dying unnecessarily.
Eighteen wild beluga whales will no longer be imported from Russia to the Georgia Aquarium. Applaud this win for the animals and those who have worked to protect them.
There are more than 90,000 raccoon dogs slaughtered annually for the fashion industry. They live in cruel and inhumane conditions so that their fur can be used in garments and accessories. Sign this petition to save raccoon dogs from suffering and slaughter.
In a recent incident, police officers allegedly brutalized and fatally shot an innocent man for refusing access to his home. Sign this petition demanding the local District Attorney’s office become involved in the ensuing investigation and file formal criminal charges against the officer involved.
Stray dogs suffer from frost bite and freezing to death in Canada’s harsh winters. An animal welfare organization is building doghouses to provide shelter for the stray dogs. Support this organization in its efforts to save hundreds of helpless dogs.
Federal investigators have reportedly found sick and wounded dogs and pigs at a breeding facility that sells these poor creatures to laboratories. The facility was issued a warning but this is not enough. Demand that this facility is shut down for good.
A travel ban has been placed on a women’s rights activist in Yemen which will prevent her from attending peace conferences abroad. Demand that the ban be lifted so Yemeni women can be represented during peace discussions and negotiations.
Rats are being force fed through tubes and then heartlessly decapitated, according to reports about testing procedures used by the Kikkoman soy company. Demand Kikkoman stop all such animal testing immediately.
The Governor of Alabama released statements saying he is not willing to allow Syrian refugees into his state. Sign this petition and ask him to rethink his decision.