Recent Petitions

Success: Walmart Increases Minimum Wage

Success: Walmart Increases Minimum Wage

Walmart has just raised its minimum wage to nine dollars an hour. This is not a huge increase, but it is well over the federal minimum wage and a step in the right direction. Sign here to applaud Walmart for placing greater value in its employees.

Applaud Success of Renewable Energy Plan

Applaud Success of Renewable Energy Plan

The United Kingdom has successfully reduced the use of fossil fuels by one-fifth in the past decade. Applaud the country’s success, and encourage it to continue working toward its goal of sourcing 30 percent of all energy fro renewable sources by 2020.

Shut Down Inhumane Animal Testing Lab

Shut Down Inhumane Animal Testing Lab

A university research center has been cited for exposing animals to hypothermia, keeping them in dirty cages, euthanizing them through electrocution, and making them endure surgery with little to no painkiller. Shut down these inhumane facilities and end their sickening abuse of innocent animals.

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Keep Christian Favoritism Out of Constitution

Christianity’s God could soon be enshrined in Tennessee’s state Constitution, despite the fact that it would be a shameless violation of the separation of church and state. Demand that the congressman who introduced this discriminatory proposal abandon it without haste.

Oppose Jailing of Elderly Man for Feeding Stray Cats

Oppose Jailing of Elderly Man for Feeding Stray Cats

An elderly man was jailed for feeding stray cats in a town with no effective policy for dealing with feral cat colonies. Ask the town’s mayor to apologize for their treatment of the man and encourage the town to adopt a more humane policy to address cat colonies.

Don’t Terminate Obamacare

Don’t Terminate Obamacare

Obamacare may soon be terminated by Congress, despite millions of Americans depending on it for health insurance. Tell Congress not to deny affordable health care to struggling Americans.

Stop Strip-Searching Children at School

Stop Strip-Searching Children at School

A 15-year-old girl was recently forced to undress in front of school staff as they checked her clothing for drugs. Demand tighter regulations so that these blatant breaches of privacy are made illegal.

End Painful Castration of Pigs

End Painful Castration of Pigs

Young piglets are being castrated without anesthesia, despite the fact that there are humane alternatives to this method. Sign this petition to help end the surgical castration of piglets.

Urge China to Stop Controlling the Internet

Urge China to Stop Controlling the Internet

The Chinese government is cracking down on the internet for fear of the public gaining new ideas. Stop this blatant disregard for human rights by signing this petition.

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Keep Track of Civilians Killed in Airstrikes

Innocent civilians are being killed in airstrikes against ISIS and the Pentagon is not keeping track of these deaths. Demand that the military begin documenting and acknowledging any and all civilian deaths caused by our airstrikes.

Stop Deadly Oil Refinery Explosions

Stop Deadly Oil Refinery Explosions

A huge explosion injured three oil refinery workers during a period of nationwide strikes for safer working conditions. It’s clear that these refineries are unsafe. Demand that the corporation involved use its obscene profits to protect its employees from deadly accidents.

Save California State Parks

Save California State Parks

California’s state parks are in danger of being closed due to budget cuts. State park closures would deny travelers the opportunity to experience our nation’s majestic landscape and destroy local businesses that rely on the parks’ visitors. Urge government officials to protect our national parks.

Thank Nestlé for Removing Artificial Colorings

Thank Nestlé for Removing Artificial Colorings

Nestlé has made an important decision to remove artificial colorings and flavors from its candy products sold in the United States. Thank the company for its efforts to protect the health of its customers.

Don’t Restrict Veteran Access to Necessary Medication

Don’t Restrict Veteran Access to Necessary Medication

Recent efforts by the DEA have left many veterans without necessary medication, leading to severe pain and withdrawal. Urge the DEA to overturn their recent decision and allow efficient access to medication for all veterans in need.

Punish Alleged Puppy Mill That Left Animals Out in the Cold

Punish Alleged Puppy Mill That Left Animals Out in the Cold

An alleged puppy mill on a farm left nearly 40 animals out in the freezing cold without food, water or shelter. Two of the animals were already dead when found. Punish these farm owners with the maximum penalty for animal abuse for leaving these poor pets out in the cold.

Demand Hate Crime Charges for Racist Students

Demand Hate Crime Charges for Racist Students

Students at a high school basketball game in Texas were photographed holding up racist signs. They were also caught yelling racial slurs at players on the opposing team. Sign here to demand that these students be forced to face the consequences of their actions.

Don’t Outlaw Feeding Stray Animals

Don’t Outlaw Feeding Stray Animals

An elderly man was jailed for nine days for feeding stray and feral cats in his neighborhood. Demand the law that led to his jailing be repealed, so that stray cats don’t have to survive on garbage and diseased rodents.

Ban Greyhound Racing in Australia

Ban Greyhound Racing in Australia

A new report has just revealed massive animal abuse in Australia’s greyhound training. Small animals are being used as live bait and killed en masse for profit. Sign here to demand that greyhound racing be banned for good.

Praise Charity for Saving Death Row Animals

Praise Charity for Saving Death Row Animals

Urgent Pets on Death Row is a charity that has helped saved thousands of dogs and cats who were about to be euthanized. This charity is helping to bring an end to kill shelters. Applaud Urgent Pets on Death Row for their superior efforts in saving abandoned animals.

Save Starving Tiger Cubs

Save Starving Tiger Cubs

Tiger cubs are being starved in order to make them take food from visitors at an appallingly abusive zoo, according to reports. Shut down this cruel place and save innocent tiger cubs from neglect.

Save Pristine National Forest

Save Pristine National Forest

Alaska’s forest wilderness is under threat of being ruthlessly destroyed to build an unnecessary road. Wetlands, trees, and wildlife will be displaced by the construction. Convince authorities to not go through with this misguided road project.

Thank Animal Welfare Group for Vaccinating Dogs

Thank Animal Welfare Group for Vaccinating Dogs

More than 4,000 street dogs have been vaccinated against rabies. Thank the animal rights organization responsible for all of its hard work to protect the health of homeless animals.

Success: Governor Halts Death Penalty

Success: Governor Halts Death Penalty

An indefinite halt on all executions in Pennsylvania was recently put in place, thanks in part to the activists here at ForceChange. Applaud the governor for his part in ending this horrible and permanent punishment.

Tell Airline to Stop Hiring Single Women Only

Tell Airline to Stop Hiring Single Women Only

Prospective female flight attendants are required to be single and must remain so for five years if hired at Qatar Airlines. Take action to help revise these antiquated and sexist policies.

Support Body Cameras for Police Officers

Support Body Cameras for Police Officers

The addition of body cameras for police officers in Texas is in the works. This would significantly improve the relationship between police officers and citizens. Praise the recent progress and the officers’ commitment to following protocol and ensuring safety.