Recent Petitions

Applaud Cleanup of River

Applaud Cleanup of River

The Passaic River is up for restoration as the Environmental Protection Agency is planning to clean up layers of contaminated sediment. Sign this petition and commend the agency for cleaning up our polluted waters and reducing health risks.

Support Ban on Keeping Orcas for Entertainment Purposes

Support Ban on Keeping Orcas for Entertainment Purposes

A bill that would ban the captivity of orca whales for entertainment purposes has been delayed in California. To ensure that this bill doesn’t lose support, sign this petition and ensure that these orcas never perform again.

Repeal Law Banning Increases to the Minimum Wage

Repeal Law Banning Increases to the Minimum Wage

Bans on minimum wage increases are touted as job-creating despite the fact that they actually harm the economy. Demand one governor’s repeal of legislation set to stifle wages and benefits across her state.

Condemn University for Forcing Student to Gain Weight

Condemn University for Forcing Student to Gain Weight

Yale University recently told a student that if she did not gain weight she would have to leave the school. Those responsible should be punished for discriminating against this student and threatening to kick her out of school.

Restrict Carbon Emissions from New Power Plants

Restrict Carbon Emissions from New Power Plants

New standards that restrict carbon emissions from power plants could help slow climate change and jumpstart a shift to clean energy. Show your support for these standards by signing an official public comment.

Praise Sanctuary for Rescuing Farm Animals

Praise Sanctuary for Rescuing Farm Animals

A non-profit sanctuary in Australia saved more than 3,000 farm animals in 2013. Thank them for their kindness now.

End Inhumane Solitary Confinement

End Inhumane Solitary Confinement

Pelican Bay Prison is notorious for placing prisoners in solitary confinement, often for years at a time, for unjust reasons or on flimsy evidence. Solitary confinement produces severe psychological distress, and abuse of this punishment is completely unacceptable. Demand an end to the abuse of inmates.

Support Clean, Green Cars

Support Clean, Green Cars

Clean cars powered by fuel cells can protect the environment and help stop climate change. Support critical steps to ensure the spread of clean car technology.

Help Reduce Youth Violence

Help Reduce Youth Violence

Action to reduce youth violence has been delayed in Congress for five long years. Demand that swift steps be taken to save lives, reduce incarceration, and provide young adults with the opportunity to reach their full potential.

Protect Human Rights Activist in Haiti

Protect Human Rights Activist in Haiti

Recent threats against the life of a human rights advocate in Haiti have activists concerned for his safety. Urge the Haitian government to protect human rights workers in accordance with United Nations protocols.

Condemn Refinery for Air Pollution Violations

Condemn Refinery for Air Pollution Violations

A crude oil terminal knowingly handled six times its legally allowed limit of crude oil in 2013. Crude oil poses serious risks to human health when exposed to air. Condemn this refinery for violating its air quality permit and prevent the company from further harming the air we breathe.

Prevent Mountain Lion Deaths

Prevent Mountain Lion Deaths

Mountain lions are being killed by cars and poachers in California. Sign this petition to prevent the deaths of these beautiful and amazing animals.

End the Inhumane Breeding of Captive-Born Wolves

End the Inhumane Breeding of Captive-Born Wolves

The breeding of captive-born wolves is cruel and inhumane. Help put an end to this industry by urging federal authorities to crack down on illegal wolf breeding facilities.

Celebrate Victory for Wild Bison

Celebrate Victory for Wild Bison

Applaud a recent court ruling that wild bison are considered to be wildlife, not livestock, under state law. This decision will help ensure that wild bison restoration efforts are successful.

Denounce Magazine’s Glamorization of Domestic Violence

Denounce Magazine’s Glamorization of Domestic Violence

An Italian magazine recently ran a fashion editorial in which the models were depicted as victims of domestic violence. The spread was insulting and unnecessarily violent, and the magazine should apologize to both its readers and to survivors of domestic violence.

Support Clean Wind Energy

Support Clean Wind Energy

Critical support for wind energy projects has fallen by the wayside in Congress. Support restoring incentives for clean, renewable power

End Warrantless Cellphone Tracking

End Warrantless Cellphone Tracking

Warrantless cellphone tracking could soon be made illegal in Tennessee. Demand that this new policy be passed into law, to protect citizens from mass mobile surveillance.

Urge Nation to Release Prisoners of Conscience

Urge Nation to Release Prisoners of Conscience

There at least 70 prisoners of conscience who are wrongfully incarcerated for expressing their views in Vietnam. Sign this petition and urge the president to free these individuals and allow them to express their opinions.

Commend Prevention of Pet Deaths

Commend Prevention of Pet Deaths

A lawmaker has dedicated personal resources and time to ensure more than 100 dogs and cats find good homes. Commend this lawmaker’s compassion by signing this petition.

Put an End to Gruesome Horse Fighting

Put an End to Gruesome Horse Fighting

Despite laws banning the disgusting bloodsport, horse fighting is still prevalent throughout the Philippines. In horse fights, two stallions are forced to battle to the death while greedy spectators place bets on which horse will survive. Tell government officials to enforce established animal welfare laws and enact strict penalties for those who violate them and finally put an end to this cruelty.

Help End China’s Human Rights Violations

Help End China’s Human Rights Violations

China’s human rights violations are inexcusable. Call on an influential European leader to speak out against these abuses today.

Commend Lawmakers for Reproductive Rights Bill

Commend Lawmakers for Reproductive Rights Bill

Legislation that would protect women’s reproductive rights is gaining momentum in Colorado. Commend the lawmakers who have taken a proactive measure to ensure that government does not dictate an individual’s medical decisions.

Ban Pharmacists from Participating in State Executions

Ban Pharmacists from Participating in State Executions

The American Pharmacist Association is one of the only major medical associations that allows its members to participate in state executions. Please sign this petition to ban the members of this association from participating in the barbaric practice of state execution.

Success: Company Commits to No Deforestation Policy

Success: Company Commits to No Deforestation Policy

After global outcry over serious violations committed by Procter & Gamble’s palm oil suppliers, the company has vowed to enact a new policy intended to save the rainforest and its inhabitants. Commend Procter & Gamble for working to preserve biodiversity.

Urge the End of Elephant Imports

Urge the End of Elephant Imports

In response to the decline of elephant populations a ban has been placed on imports of the animal into the United States. This ban is temporary; however, the survival of the species requires a permanent ban. Sign this petition to urge a permanent ban on elephant imports.