Caregivers do difficult, noble work but their employers are not required to pay them minimum wage or overtime. Please help appeal this decision and give caregivers the fair pay they deserve.
The Visayan warty pig is quickly losing its habitat due to dramatic human population increases, and without help, it could become extinct. Urge the government to put protections in place to save the rapidly disappearing boar before it’s too late.
Oregon lags behind neighboring states in wilderness protection. Setting aside land as protected wilderness will prevent logging, mining, and other destructive human activities. Ask the governor to pursue wilderness protection as a major goal for the upcoming year.
A trio of Alaskan men stumbled upon a moose trapped underneath the snow after an avalanche ran rampant through the area. Please sign this petition to thank these men for risking their lives to save a moose from certain death.
Air, water, and human health will be in danger if a proposed toxic waste site is approved for operation near a freshwater source. Protect the environment and human heath from this potentially destructive hazardous waste facility.
Wearing hoodies in public could soon be illegal in Oklahoma. This clearly targets certain communities, mainly young men of color, and could worsen the already-severe problem of racial profiling. Please join us in fighting against this bill.
Ingredients such as meat, seafood, poultry, and dairy have been discovered in Campbell’s V8 fruit and vegetable juices, causing anger and distrust among vegans, dieters, and consumers. Please sign this petition to encourage Campbell’s to stop practicing false advertising.
A man was physically assaulted by a sheriff’s deputy for asking the deputy to move his patrol car. The man was repeatedly tasered, stomped on, and then beat with a long-handled flashlight. Please act now to remove this violent and dangerous man from power.
Rare and beautiful sage-grouse are threatened by oil drilling and other human activities. If we don’t act now, they could soon be gone forever. Save these unique birds from extinction.
Alzheimer’s disease affects millions of people, and now it is tragically becoming an epidemic. Help stop the spread of this dangerous disease before it destroys even more lives.
Clean, renewable wind power can meet our electricity needs without polluting the environment. Support clean energy and fight climate change by telling members of Congress to stop standing in the way of wind power.
South Africa is proposing to legalize rhino horn trade in a misguided attempt to rebuild the white rhino population. Legalization of the rhino horn trade would put rhinos at great risk; tell the president to propose an alternative solution to the problem.
Hens that have spent their whole lives producing eggs are being inhumanely slaughtered by cruel and ineffective machines at a Minnesota slaughterhouse. Many are sent into scalding water while still alive, rendering them unfit for consumption. Demand an end to these inhumane and wasteful slaughterhouse practices.
The first transgender mayor was just elected in India. Join us in congratulating her and India for making real progress on the rights and representation of transgender people.
Heinous acts of torture that were authorized, committed, and covered up by different parts of the U.S. government have not yet resulted in any criminal prosecutions. Demand an investigation into the U.S. use of torture.
Florida recently became 36th state to lift the ban on gay marriages. Please help to thank those who have made this possible.
Stray cats will be trapped, sterilized, and put in new homes or returned to the wild thanks to a new program. Applaud the creator of the program, which is the first of its kind in its country.
Tigers are being kept and bred on farms, where they are used for entertainment and their body parts used for medicine. Urge the president to eradicate these operations to stop the mistreatment of these animals.
The plastic bag ban in California is being delayed thanks to pushback from the plastic bag industry. Tell the governor that this ban needs to be passed if our environment and animals are to be protected.
Revenge porn is a growing problem that remains legal in 34 states. Take action to end this assault against women and demand punishments for those who commit this type of sexual harassment.
A young gray wolf was shot and killed by a hunter who mistook her for a coyote. Gray wolves have only recently re-entered the Grand Canyon after it was wolf-free for 70 years. Urge authorities to prosecute the hunter to the full extent of the law.
The odd-looking Aye-aye faces extinction in large part because its need for protection is overlooked in favor of more attractive animals, as well as a local belief that the animal is a bad omen. Urge the government to educate people about this endangered lemur and change the prejudice against this strange-looking creature.
Football players from the University of Oregon chanted ‘no means no’ after a game against Florida State, whose quarterback was accused of sexual assault. Now they are facing potential disciplinary action. Please join us in making it clear that calling out sexual violence should not be punishable.
Methane and other greenhouse gases threaten our climate and cause adverse health effects such as asthma and respiratory diseases. Urge the Interior Department to protect our environment by establishing strict regulations on methane emissions and enforcing more ambitious reduction targets.
The rare axolotl salamander’s natural population has been completely wiped out and the species now exists only in captivity. Take action to help rebuild the salamander’s population so that it can once again thrive in its natural habitat.