Recent Petitions

A stray dog rummages for food among debris in La Pintada, state of Guerrero, Mexico, on September 19, 2013 as heavy rains hit the country. Deaths from floods and landslides battering Mexico neared 100 on Thursday as a fresh hurricane hit the northwest and rescuers faced a risky mission in a village buried in mud. AFP PHOTO/RONALDO SCHEMIDT        (Photo credit should read Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP/Getty Images)

Support Animal Relief Efforts in Nepal

The earthquake in Nepal left thousands of animals dehydrated, hungry, injured, and abandoned. Please support efforts to bring relief to these animals.

Praise Adoption Agency Advocating for LGBT Equality

Praise Adoption Agency Advocating for LGBT Equality

The Donaldson Adoption Institute recently spoke out for the rights of the LGBT to marry and adopt. Thank them for their sound reasoning and advocacy in the fight for equality.

Stop Denying Birth Control

Stop Denying Birth Control

Health Insurance companies are using a loophole in the Affordable Care Act to get out of paying for women’s birth control. Demand that these companies abide by the law and provide women birth control without charge.

Protect Food Source of Endangered Whales

Protect Food Source of Endangered Whales

The Southern Resident Orca whale population is in danger of becoming extinct due to the overfishing of their main food source, the Chinook salmon. Sign this petition to help ensure the survival of this unique species of whale by placing additional restrictions on salmon fishing.

Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care

Applaud Expansion of Wildlife Rehabilitation Center

Injured wildlife will receive the medical care they deserve thanks to an approval to expand and relocate a beneficial wildlife rehabilitation center. Applaud the decision to expand this successful wildlife care facility.

Mt. Taylor, Uranium Mine, New Mexico

Clean Up Toxic Uranium Site on Treasured Mountain

An idle uranium mine on precious tribal land poses risks to the environment, wildlife, and human health. Demand the clean up and remediation of this toxic and hazardous site.

Punish Men Who Allegedly Killed Two Journalists

Punish Men Who Allegedly Killed Two Journalists

Two journalists who went missing in Libya in September 2014 have been reported dead by the Libyan government. Urge officials to disclose the full details of their investigation, and to hold those responsible accountable for their actions.

Craigslist: Stop Facilitating the Sale of Illegal Ivory

Craigslist: Stop Facilitating the Sale of Illegal Ivory

Nearly 500 ivory items are listed on for sale on Craigslist each month, many of them illegal. Demand that the website crack down on the sale of illegal and endangered animal products.

Don’t Criminalize Filming in Slaughterhouses

Don’t Criminalize Filming in Slaughterhouses

The act of videotaping or photographing evidence of animal abuse on factory farms and slaughterhouses may soon be banned in North Carolina. Please sign this petition to ensure transparency in food production and humane treatment of farm animals by rejecting this dangerous bill.

Bear

Ban Hunting of Bears for Sport

Every year tens of thousands of bears are unnecessarily hunted and killed for sport. Help ban the hunting of bears in the United States by signing this petition.

Demand Justice for Death of Freddie Gray

Demand Justice for Death of Freddie Gray

Six police officers have been charged for the death of Freddie Gray. Demand they receive fair punishment if found guilty.

Anti-Muslim Group Must Stop Mocking Religions

Anti-Muslim Group Must Stop Mocking Religions

An anti-Islamist group held a contest where contestants competed to draw the best picture of the Prophet Mohammed, which is direct violation of the rules of Islam. Demand they stop mocking religions.

Indian Media Must Stop Distorting Facts About Nepal Earthquake

Indian Media Must Stop Distorting Facts About Nepal Earthquake

The Indian media has been covering the earthquake in Nepal by tweeting nationalistic stories instead of the facts about the devastation. Demand the media report facts only.

Stop Shell Oil from Causing Runaway Climate Change

Stop Shell Oil from Causing Runaway Climate Change

The people of Seattle are getting ready to fight Shell’s plans to drill in the Arctic by preventing their ships from docking in the city. Sign this petition to stand with the people of the Northwest as they attempt to save our climate from further devastation.

Halt Proposal to Add Anti-Gay Amendment to the Constitution

Halt Proposal to Add Anti-Gay Amendment to the Constitution

Marriage equality in America may soon be at risk, thanks to Senator Ted Cruz’s proposal to amend the Constitution. Sign this petition to tell Senator Cruz that you will not stand by and let bigotry reach our nation’s Constitution.

Save Lynx Habitat from Destructive Logging

Save Lynx Habitat from Destructive Logging

A recently-approved logging project puts vulnerable wildlife in danger, including the threatened lynx. Act now to end this destruction and protect these precious species.

Lower Ridiculous Bail Amounts for Baltimore Protesters

Lower Ridiculous Bail Amounts for Baltimore Protesters

Judges are setting ludicrous bail amounts for petty misdemeanors and exacerbating an already difficult situation in Baltimore. Sign here to demand that bail amounts are set fairly and pragmatically for any person arrested for protesting.

Applaud Efforts to Ban Conversion Therapy

Applaud Efforts to Ban Conversion Therapy

The flawed and dangerous practice of conversion therapy may soon be banned in New York. Sign the petition to applaud lawmakers for taking action to outlaw this archaic form of “therapy.”

Praise Arrest of Man Accused of Hitting and Kicking Dog

Praise Arrest of Man Accused of Hitting and Kicking Dog

A man was charged with animal neglect after he was allegedly spotted kicking and hitting his dog. Please sign this petition to praise the police for arresting this man for abusing an innocent animal.

Urge Crucial Healthcare Reform

Urge Crucial Healthcare Reform

Venezuela’s health care situation is dire as thousands of sick people are unable to access life-saving medical treatment due to the government’s failing budget. Sign the petition to urge healthcare reform.

Stop Detainment of Political Activists

Stop Detainment of Political Activists

Political activists are being arbitrarily detained as free speech comes under attack in Sudan. Sign the petition to demand these human rights abuses stop and that peaceful activists be released.

Don’t Discriminate Against Females for Libido Drugs

Don’t Discriminate Against Females for Libido Drugs

In a clear sign of bias against female patients, prescription drugs used to treat low sexual drive in women have repeatedly failed to get approval despite similar libido-enhancing drugs being approved for males. This is likely due to a historical gender bias that undervalues female physical and mental ailments. Demand that the FDA take concrete steps to eliminate gender bias.

End Exploitative Wild Animal Circuses

End Exploitative Wild Animal Circuses

San Francisco is one vote away from becoming the next city to ban the use of exotic or wild animals for entertainment purposes. Sign this petition to urge this ban be signed into law.

Stop Selling Toxic Hummingbird Nectar

Stop Selling Toxic Hummingbird Nectar

The red dye used in most commercial hummingbird nectar poses many health risks to the birds that consume it. Urge the FDA to stop allowing hummingbird nectar companies to add this hazardous substance to their products.

Praise New York Mets for Supporting Animal Shelter

Praise New York Mets for Supporting Animal Shelter

The New York Mets are allowing dog lovers to come to a game with their dogs and are donating some of the proceeds to a no-kill animal shelter. Praise them for their fundraising efforts and openness to animal lovers and their dogs.