The Boy Scouts of America ended its ban against gay leaders, but church-sponsored Scout units will still be allowed to ban gay leaders for religious reasons. Urge officials to implement a full inclusion policy so that religious groups can’t discriminate.
Donald Trump’s lawyer allegedly stated that marital rape isn’t real or illegal. He also claimed that the victim who made rape allegations against Trump used the word “rape” to mean emotional dissatisfaction. Demand he stop lying and making light of marital rape.
Corporations are finally starting to be held accountable for their actions and for hurting their consumers. Sign here to support a suggested life sentence for the owner of a business that knowingly shipped peanut butter contaminated with salmonella.
We have a right to know if the foods we buy contain environmentally harmful GMOs, but now Congress is trying to ban states from requiring companies to label GMO products. Could it be that these companies are trying to hide something? Demand that states be allowed to protect consumers and mandate GMO labeling.
The torture and abuse of captive elephants could finally be made totally illegal thanks to a piece of legislation that has been proposed. Demand that this groundbreaking protection be signed into law as soon as possible so that these incredible animals can finally live without the violence of men.
U.S. prisons may be violating inmates’ human rights, but U.N. inspectors have been barred from entering prisons to conduct an investigation. This raises the question: what are U.S. authorities trying to hide? Sign here to demand that inspectors be let in so they can shed some light on what truly happens in our prisons.
Roe v. Wade should be ignored and the practice of abortion should be completely ended, according to Oklahoma Republican Party Chairman Randy Brogdon. Urge him to retract his statements so that we can continue to protect women’s reproductive rights.
Almost half of dollar store products tested positive for harmful levels of at least two harmful chemicals, according to a recent study. Tell the 99 Cent Only Stores chain to thoroughly test its products and stop permanently harming its customers.
The officer responsible for falsifying information that led to the permanent disfigurement of a toddler with a flash grenade has been indicted by a grand jury. Applaud justice being brought to the child, who is still undergoing reconstructive surgery as a result of the incident.
A cop allegedly told drivers not to brake or swerve for a mother and her ducklings crossing the road. Please ask the officer to revise her statement and understand that there are cases when it’s safe and appropriate for a driver to yield for animals.
For the past three years, Los Angeles Unified School District has participated in “Meatless Mondays,” greatly benefiting the student body and the environment alike. Sign the petition to thank them for a job well done.
Cecil the Lion was lured from his home, shot with a crossbow, then shot with a gun, beheaded and skinned. Punish the abhorrent person who did this when he or she is found.
A drunken bar fight in Florida almost turned into a deadly shooting near a college dormitory. Urge officials to enact legislation that would increase punishments for misusing guns, especially in places like college campuses.
The man responsible for the Lafayette theater mass shooting hated both women and Jewish people and attacked viewers of a movie made by a Jewish woman, but police say they’re stumped on a motive. Demand that local police name misogyny and anti-semitism as motives for the shooting.
A group of environmentalists is striving to bring back endangered species by restoring ecosystems. Sign this petition and urge British officials to support their efforts by using a percentage of money made from tourism to help restore these precious habitats.
A conservative public official is refusing to resign after getting called out for calling a black woman protesting the American flag a “cheap street walker knee grow” online. Demand that this hateful public servant resign from office immediately for his absolutely despicable comments.
Tens of thousands of rape and murder cases are still unsolved due to rape kits remaining untested at police stations in the United States. The rapists in these unsolved cases are allowed to walk free as long as the kits are not tested. Demand that every rape kit get tested.
Two people were recently killed in a movie theater shooting, making this the third theater shooting since 2012. Too many people are being targeted and killed in closed places. Demand better security measures be implemented at theaters to help prevent these senseless killings.
Approximately 1,000 lions are bred to be killed each year on South African farms. Many more animals will be heartlessly murdered if something is not done to outlaw these inhumane places of death; urge South Africa’s president to ban all lion farms in his country.
A cat was allegedly kicked into the air by a teenager while another young person filmed the experience and laughed. The cat suffered spine and rib damage that resulted in death. Tell officials to find the alleged tormentors of this animal and punish them to the fullest extent of the law.
An orca whale was saved by rescuers after being stuck on a rock for hours. Please sign this petition to thank the rescuers for their noble efforts.
A former mayor is facing 499 charges relating to allegedly using taxpayer dollars for personal purchases for decades. Urge the district attorney to push for a conviction of this man to ensure that justice is served, and to help implement a better system to prevent government corruption from happening again.
The last 21 grizzly bears of the Cabinet Mountains could be wiped out if a massive mining operation is allowed to take place in the region. Sign our petition to support environmentalist efforts to block the mining company from stripping yet another essential ecosystem.
Research monkeys have allegedly been escaping from their enclosures due to improperly locked cages at a medical center. The animals have sustained minor injuries from the escapes and one was missing for eleven days. The safety and security of these animals need to be fully investigated by the USDA.
Plans for a new farm to raise beagles for animal testing are moving forward. Allowing dogs to be bred and raised like supplies is deplorable; tell officials to stop this callous plan in its tracks by signing the petition.