Recent Petitions

Ensure Fair Payment for Caregivers

Ensure Fair Payment for Caregivers

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.

Save the Endangered Visayan Warty Pig

Save the Endangered Visayan Warty Pig

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.

Save Oregon’s Wilderness From Destruction

Save Oregon’s Wilderness From Destruction

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.

Praise Men Who Rescued Moose Trapped in Avalanche

Praise Men Who Rescued Moose Trapped in Avalanche

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.

Stop Toxic Waste From Polluting Water and Air

Stop Toxic Waste From Polluting Water and Air

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.

Don’t Criminalize Wearing Hoodies in Public

Don’t Criminalize Wearing Hoodies in Public

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.

Stop Deceptive Juice Labeling

Stop Deceptive Juice Labeling

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.

Fire Abusive Deputy Without Pension

Fire Abusive Deputy Without Pension

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.

Save the Beautiful Sage-Grouse from Extinction

Save the Beautiful Sage-Grouse from Extinction

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.

End Alzheimer’s Disease Now

End Alzheimer’s Disease Now

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.

Stand Up for Clean, Renewable Energy

Stand Up for Clean, Renewable Energy

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.

Stop Misguided Attempt to Legalize Rhino Horn Trade

Stop Misguided Attempt to Legalize Rhino Horn Trade

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.

Stop Scalding Hens Alive

Stop Scalding Hens Alive

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.

Congratulate Country’s First Transgender Mayor

Congratulate Country’s First Transgender Mayor

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.

Prosecute U.S. Torture Crimes

Prosecute U.S. Torture Crimes

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.

Success: Gay Marriage Legalized in Florida

Success: Gay Marriage Legalized in Florida

Florida recently became 36th state to lift the ban on gay marriages. Please help to thank those who have made this possible.

Praise Spay and Neuter Program for Stray Cats

Praise Spay and Neuter Program for Stray Cats

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.

Abolish Cruel Tiger Farms in China

Abolish Cruel Tiger Farms in China

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.

Do Not Delay Plastic Bag Ban

Do Not Delay Plastic Bag Ban

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.

Ban Revenge Porn and Online Sexual Harassment

Ban Revenge Porn and Online Sexual Harassment

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.

Prosecute Murderer of Endangered Gray Wolf

Prosecute Murderer of Endangered Gray Wolf

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.

Save the Endangered Aye-Aye

Save the Endangered Aye-Aye

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.

Don’t Punish Football Players for Chanting ‘No Means No’

Don’t Punish Football Players for Chanting ‘No Means No’

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.

Demand Effective Methane Reduction Targets

Demand Effective Methane Reduction Targets

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.

Save Rare Salamander Species from Extinction

Save Rare Salamander Species from Extinction

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.