An area teeming with biodiversity is in danger of complete destruction by a proposal to build thousands of apartment units on this precious wildlife habitat. Speak up now before this invasive project is approved.
A man allegedly fed a dog a blade knife, set a car on fire with a dog inside of it, and burned people’s houses down. Demand that this man be given a lengthy prison sentence if he is found guilty of these heartless crimes.
The number of tenants being evicted in Los Angeles is increasing, alongside inflating rental prices and a swelling homeless population. A state law that allows landlords to unjustly evict tenants is worsening this affordable housing crisis. Urge the Senate to eliminate this damaging practice.
Over 100 hectares of land in one of the most bio-diverse areas of Alberta have been given provincial park status. Applaud the move, which will ban new industrial development from further damaging these lands.
Fracking is killing endangered species and migratory birds living in fragile habitats at enormous rates. Sign this petition and demand the University of Texas stop destroying delicate ecosystems.
Hundreds of pigeons may soon be tossed in the air and shot for no other reason than to raise money for political candidates. Sign this petition and demand this alleged cruel event be stopped.
With hundreds of thousands of refugees fleeing brutal wars in Syria and Iraq, America has the ability to save thousands of lives with resettlement efforts. Urge the U.S. to open its borders to more of these desperate refugees.
Two female elephants and their calves were recently slaughtered, bringing a violent end to a three-year streak of no-poaching incidents in Zakouma National Park. Urge authorities to find these cruel poachers and prosecute them to the fullest extent of the law.
An abused woman was given 15 times the number of years in jail as her abuser for “failure to protect” her infant child. The abuser broke the 3-month-old’s leg and ribs, yet he has been free for seven years while the mother is still in prison. Urge the parole board to stop punishing the victim.
A police officer appears to whip, kick, and tug cruelly at one of the unit’s canines in a video published online. The officer is still working while an investigation is underway. Call for a temporary suspension while the case is investigated and for the maximum penalty for the officer in question in the event that he is proven guilty.
New York City voted to require that chain restaurants add a warning icon next to high-sodium items on menus. Applaud this move towards a better informed and hopefully healthier American people.
Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez was recently found guilty of inciting violence during protests where 43 people were killed. However, his trial was not performed fairly. Urge officials to order a retrial in order to ensure fairness and democracy.
Health care funding for the victims and responders of the 9/11 attacks, many of whom have been stricken with severe health problems like cancer, will expire in a year if something doesn’t change. Please urge Congress to extend the funding for our 9/11 heroes and victims now.
Police are breaking into low-income homes without warrants under the guise of housing inspections during operations called “neighborhood blitzes.” A lawsuit is accusing the officers of brutality and racial profiling during these raids. Demand that this practice be immediately halted.
Dogs in danger may soon be legally rescued from hot cars by everyday citizens. Sign this petition and request that this bill become law in an effort to save the lives of many animals from neglectful owners.
Multiple incidents have occurred on an Arizona freeway where cars are being shot at in what police are calling acts of domestic terrorism. Urge officials to punish the perpetrator under the full extent of the law.
Former tennis star James Blake was tackled to the ground by five plainclothes officers after being mistaken for the suspect of a nonviolent crime. Tell the NYPD to apologize and explain this excessive use of force and to change how they decide to use force.
Two dogs were allegedly left in a hot car with the windows rolled up by a couple who decided they needed to go shopping at the mall. Sign this petition and demand they be given the maximum penalty under law if it is concluded that they committed this very inhumane act of animal abuse.
A woman on a subway allegedly caught a man masturbating as he stared at her. The conductor reportedly sent her to an upstairs booth to complain, but it only endangered her life as the pervert followed her off the subway. Demand better protection for victims of sexual misconduct on subways.
Bears’ heart rates drastically increased when drones were flown above their habitats. Drones are banned in national parks because the noise is thought to cause a great deal of stress to animals. Sign this petition and demand that drone use be limited in wildlife areas until scientists can do more research on their effects.
Animals are suffering and students of the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District are being exposed to dangerous poisons. Despite public outcry, the district continues to poison ground rodents living on its playgrounds. Demand the school district stop this inhumane form of pest control.
The European Union has listened to the desperate cries of refugees and advocates to form a comprehensive asylum plan. It announced a quota system that will fairly distribute asylum seekers and deter people-smugglers. Thank the E.U. for taking this first step in tackling the humanitarian emergency.
A Boeing 777 operated by British Airways burst into flames on the tarmac while the plane was fully boarded with nearly 200 people. Tell British Airways to implement stricter and more thorough safety regulations to make sure that this emergency does not happen again.
Thousands of Middle Eastern refugees have stayed on a small, cramped train for several days and refused food and water in protest of the attempt to take them to a Hungarian refugee camp. Tell Hungary to allow these refugees to their final destination in Germany instead of forcing immigrants into camps.
All contractors working on federal projects will have to give their employees paid sick leave thanks to an executive order signed by President Barack Obama. This is a positive step in the right direction for all American workers. Praise President Obama for the new legislation.