An Ebola patient’s dog will remain in safe keeping rather than be killed out of fear that the animal contracted the deadly virus. Applaud this decision to let the dog live to see its owner once she is healed.
The most successful smoothie corporation in the world has introduced two vegan smoothies to its menu. Applaud the menu additions, which encourage a diet based in health and compassion.
Adolescent teenage inmates at an isolated detention center are subjected to abuse and endure the anguish of solitary confinement for long periods of time. Change conditions at this prison to help inmates better reintegrate into society upon their release.
A local animal shelter needs approval to use an innovative tracking system to protect its animals. Please sign this petition to ask the state to approve this system.
Current meat labels do not give consumers much information about the farming methods utilized and may be misleading. Urge a sustainable beef group to incorporate more information into meat labeling, so that meat producers are influenced to adopt more sustainable farming methods.
Columbus Day has been dropped by the city of Seattle and replaced with Indigenous People’s Day out of respect for the native tribes of the U.S. Let the city know that you approve of this change by signing our petition.
A California ban on foie gras has been upheld by the Supreme Court. Applaud the court for ensuring that this unethical delicacy continues to be prohibited in the state.
Homeless teenagers are at serious risk of becoming victims of the brutal human trafficking industry. Protect teenage girls from being kidnapped by traffickers and forced into prostitution.
After being threatened with a mass shooting, one college still allows permit carriers to bring concealed weapons on campus. Tell the governor of Utah to protect the college community by banning all weapons from the campus.
Thousands of animals are abused and hurt every day by irresponsible owners. Pledge to be part of the solution, and help end all kinds of animal abuse.
Mothers and their partners will now get paid maternity leave in a major U.S. city. Applaud this monumental decision in favor of mothers’ rights.
Chimpanzees are intelligent animals whose right to freedom from captivity deserves to be recognized by law. Applaud a lawyer’s intense dedication to winning this right for intelligent primates.
Clean water is too precious to sacrifice. Stand up to big polluters, and refuse to let companies get away with dumping tons of toxic chemicals and waste into our wetlands and streams.
A high school honor student in Advanced Placement classes will be unable to complete the school year because she mistakenly forgot a pocketknife in her purse. Demand that the unfair punishment be struck down and the student be readmitted to school.
India has officially banned the import of cosmetics tested on animals. Commend this compassionate ban in favor of animal welfare.
Thousands of African elephants are killed by poachers every year to feed the illegal ivory trade. Enforcing the ban on selling ivory will help save these endangered animals. Support efforts to enforce the ban before elephants go extinct.
An attraction based on Noah’s ark is discriminating against employees based on religion. This bigotry is clearly illegal. Urge officials to withdraw the millions in generous gifts pledged to support the project.
A journalist who has written articles criticizing the government has been harassed for years and fears she may soon be arrested for her activism. Demand that the government respect her freedom of expression and end all harassment against her.
An entire family has been detained incommunicado for over a year in Syria–including the children, whose ages range from three to fifteen. Sign the petition and urge the authorities to free the family and correct this gross injustice.
Imperiled elk are in danger of being driven out of their habitat by cattle ranchers who want to see them gone. Don’t let cattle industry interests trump the health of wildlife populations.
An innocent dog was shot and maimed in her own backyard while police performed a raid on the wrong house. Demand that the police put an end to their violence against pets.
A disabled U.S. veteran was fined for keeping a pig in her home, even though the pig is a certified service animal. Ask the New York government to change the laws so the veteran can keep the friend who has helped to keep her spirits up during a difficult time.
Anti-choice protesters can now literally stand in the way of patients trying to access reproductive health clinics. Pledge to fight back against harassment and intimidation of patients.
Part of a law that would have shut down all but eight abortion clinics in Texas has been struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court. Applaud the District Court Judge who originally stood up to unconstitutional restrictions on reproductive rights.
A teenager recorded himself strangling and throwing a cat across a street. Demand that police charge this teenager with animal cruelty.