Wolves, coyotes, and other predatory animals could soon be massacred at a killing contest sponsored by anti-wildlife groups. Don’t let this barbaric contest move forward.
Racial profiling by federal law enforcement has recently been banned, an important achievement in the wake of recent high profile incidents of police brutality against African Americans. Thank President Obama for working to ensure that all citizens are treated equally.
Canada is lagging behind other developed countries in its commitment to climate change. Demand that Canada’s prime minister take action to cut and curb greenhouse gas emissions.
The last free-flowing river in the Sierra Madre mountain range is set to be dammed. If construction is not stopped, flooding and changes to the river’s natural flow will threaten people, plants and animals. Urge the government to reconsider damaging this area’s last major natural resource.
America’s most endangered amphibian has lived in captivity for 20 years. However, a proposed conservation plan seeks to acquire thousands of acres of land for this rare toad to roam free. Demand the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service approve all conservation efforts to save this struggling species.
A racist third grade teacher recently bowed to nationwide backlash over disgustingly bigoted comments she made and resigned from her teaching position. Applaud the former teacher for removing herself from her influence over children.
A musical director at a Catholic church was fired after nearly two decades of service for getting engaged to his longtime partner. Fight back against this blatant workplace discrimination and speak out in support of LGBT individuals’ legal right to marry.
Adults with mental health issues have been given a chance to earn money and receive valuable vocational training thanks to the efforts of a nonprofit bistro. Applaud this organization for empowering individuals to overcome their challenges and work toward independence.
A Tasmanian devil was murdered at a zoo after an unknown person threw a heavy object at its head. Thank the zoo for installing security cameras to protect the animals within its care, and ensure this never happens again.
Horse-drawn carriages may soon be banned from the streets of New York if the mayor’s introduced legislation is passed. Applaud New York City’s mayor for putting animal welfare before profit by introducing this ban.
More than 70 frozen dead animals were recently found in a New York kennel, and the living animals that remained showed signs of respiratory issues and were visibly malnourished. Thank the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals for rescuing these animals from these deplorable conditions.
Refugee children face an icy winter in Iraq and Syria, with no shelter or protection from the elements. Speak up to help keep children from freezing this winter.
Irresponsible tourism can put animals in danger and harm imperiled species. Pledge to be a responsible tourist who helps to protect animal welfare while overseas.
Our oceans are threatened by irresponsible fishing practices. Protect marine animals and ecosystems from being destroyed by overfishing.
The War on Terror has been used to justify unthinkable acts of cruelty. Despite the clear violation of human rights, many in power continue to defend the use of torture. Help expose the pointless evil of the Bush-era torture program.
A volatile gas pipeline lies dangerously close to a nuclear power plant, powerful transmission lines, active fault lines, and a natural river, and could soon be expanded and put even more people at risk. Stop this dirty and dangerous project from receiving a permit.
A ban on receiving books while imprisoned has been lifted by a High Court. Applaud the decision, which will make access to self-education and rehabilitation tools much easier.
Cruel contests where animals are killed for prizes are being outlawed in California. Praise this effort to protect wildlife and prevent needless suffering.
Prince William has spent years fighting against illegal wildlife poachers to protect our endangered elephants and rhinos. Sign this petition and thank this remarkable man for his devotion and commitment.
Discriminatory policing incites violence and distrust among citizens, and often leads to very serious outcomes over petty crimes. Demand an end to discriminatory policing policies that target low-income neighborhoods.
Six men have been released from Guantanamo Bay, an offshore prison notorious for holding inmates unconstitutionally without charge or trial. Praise the releases, and demand expedited release for the remaining 136 detainees.
A new immigration law has stripped away the rights and protections of asylum seekers in Australia. Urge the prime minister to craft a new law that provides adequate care and safeguards for refugees.
Three pet cats have been murdered in cold blood, allegedly by duck hunters who shot them while hunting and shared their killings on social media sites. Please sign this petition to praise the arrest of these suspects.
Animals in Canada have a greater chance of being mistreated due to the country’s lax animal welfare laws. Urge the government to adopt stricter animal welfare laws and put an end to animal abuse in the country.
A homeless man asked to spend Thanksgiving with a family on Craigslist. He was taken in by a teacher and the pair of them set off a flurry of giving and generosity that continues to spread. Please sign to show your admiration for these kind-hearted and inspiring individuals.