Recent Petitions

Demand Punishment for Cop Who Left Dog to Die on Highway

Demand Punishment for Cop Who Left Dog to Die on Highway

A Houston police officer left a blind dog on the highway to die after arresting its owner. Sign this petition to bring the officer to justice and demand punishment for his cruel actions.

Don’t Encourage Rejection of Evolution

Don’t Encourage Rejection of Evolution

New education standards would encourage students to question and reject evolution. There is no good reason to mandate skepticism of such a well-established scientific fact. Encourage education officials to reject the proposed measure.

Criticize Standardized Tests that Dissuade Learning

Criticize Standardized Tests that Dissuade Learning

Parents, teachers and principals are resisting the broken standardized testing that their children must take. Join us in standing with them right now.

Don’t Close Abortion Clinics

Don’t Close Abortion Clinics

If a strict anti-abortion law goes into effect, Texas will be left with less than ten abortion clinics. Urge the federal judge to rule against these stringent and discriminatory provisions and preserve the right to choose for Texas women.

Success: Anti-Gay Law Invalidated

Success: Anti-Gay Law Invalidated

A law punishing homosexual sex with life imprisonment was recently struck down in court. Commend the invalidation of this ridiculous, homophobic law which threatens to prevent consenting adults from living their lives how they wish.

Free Woman Imprisoned for Obtaining an Abortion

Free Woman Imprisoned for Obtaining an Abortion

Three women in Argentina are in jail for obtaining an illegal abortion. Demand that they be released and that abortion be legalized across the country.

Tell Target to Stop Fighting GMO Labeling

Tell Target to Stop Fighting GMO Labeling

Target is a part of an organization which has given over 70 million dollars to fund anti-GMO labeling initiatives. Tell Target to end their membership and stop fighting against peoples’ right to know what is in their food.

Stop Cruel Primate Testing and Experiments

Stop Cruel Primate Testing and Experiments

Put an end to traumatic testing on chimpanzees and other primates. Invasive brain surgery and maternal deprivation experiments are morally reprehensible and go well beyond the realm of scientific necessity. Stop torturing these intelligent animals in the name of science.

Cancel Show that Promotes Killing Vulnerable Sharks

Cancel Show that Promotes Killing Vulnerable Sharks

Dwindling shark populations mean an unbalanced and unhealthy ocean. Yet, vulnerable shark species continue to be hunted for sport. Tell NBC to stop promoting the killing of sharks and end the T.V. series ‘Shark Hunters.’

Applaud Opportunities for Asian American Actors

Applaud Opportunities for Asian American Actors

Seldom do Asian American actors receive opportunities to perform in lead roles that do Asian American culture justice. Show your appreciation of the movement in New York that is leading to a rise in Asian American representation in the arts.

Stop School from Raffling Elephant Off to Hunters

Stop School from Raffling Elephant Off to Hunters

A private school in is planning a raffle event in which the prize is a rare desert elephant. The species is critically endangered and will end up in the hands of trophy hunters. Sign this petition to stop the raffle.

Save Thousands of Birds from Fatal Collisions

Save Thousands of Birds from Fatal Collisions

Thousands of birds are at risk of death and injury because of a decision to use unsafe glass in a new football stadium. Tell stadium owners to use safer alternatives and protect migrating birds from deadly collisions.

Stop Construction of Dam that Threatens Indigenous Peoples

Stop Construction of Dam that Threatens Indigenous Peoples

The construction of a dam in Cambodia is threatening a fertile valley and its indigenous peoples who rely on it for survival. Tell the company to stop this destructive dam from being built immediately.

Save Bilingual Education and English Immersion Programs

Save Bilingual Education and English Immersion Programs

Bilingual education and English language immersion programs provide immigrant students with a quality education while they make the transition into American society. Help save these programs from termination as schools are pressured to switch to English-only instruction.

Support Treaty Combating Violence Against Women

Support Treaty Combating Violence Against Women

Fourteen countries have signed and ratified a treaty, committing to the protection of women and girls from rampant violence and abuse. Commend the countries who have chosen to make the safety of women a top priority.

Encourage Awareness About Harmful Impacts of Big Agriculture

Encourage Awareness About Harmful Impacts of Big Agriculture

Too many environmental groups give insufficient attention to one of the most dangerous causes of climate pollution: big agriculture. Insist that these organizations encourage people to reduce meat and other animal product consumption, in order to cut back on emissions and resource depletion.

Limit Subsidy for Expensive, Overprescribed Drug

Limit Subsidy for Expensive, Overprescribed Drug

The Medicare program helps seniors and people with disabilities cover the cost of vital treatments. Too often the program also reimburses drug companies for treatments never proven to be effective. Demand that regulators impose strict limits on how the cost of such drugs will be covered by Medicare, at taxpayers’ expense.

Applaud New Animal Welfare Laws

Applaud New Animal Welfare Laws

Four state laws are designed to strengthen animal welfare. Commend this movement that will undeniably help many animals.

Protect Citizens from Poisoned Drinking Water

Protect Citizens from Poisoned Drinking Water

Chemical fertilizers and raw sewage have poisoned a major city’s water supply. Citizens were urged to refrain from drinking water that thousands of people depend on. Call on regulators to crack down on pollution and help save precious water supplies.

Tell State Officials to Cancel Crow Massacre

Tell State Officials to Cancel Crow Massacre

A massive annual hunt will result in the deaths of thousands of crows and could possibly endanger other birds. Urge state officials to cancel this mass execution and place animal welfare over savage sport hunting.

Demand EPA Regulate Toxic Algae in Drinking Water

Demand EPA Regulate Toxic Algae in Drinking Water

Half a million people went without drinking water for days in Ohio as a result of high levels of dangerous toxins. Tell the EPA to start regulating drinking water for toxins from algal blooms.

Applaud Rescue Group for Saving Walking Horse from Slaughter

Applaud Rescue Group for Saving Walking Horse from Slaughter

Once they are unable to pass inspection, many walking horses are often abandoned by their owners and sold at auction. Luckily, a rescue group was able to save this walking horse before it was sold to a Canadian slaughterhouse. Sign this petition and thank the Human Society of the United States for rescuing this walking horse from an awful fate.

Ban Insecticide that Kills Bees and Aquatic Wildlife

Ban Insecticide that Kills Bees and Aquatic Wildlife

An insecticide known to be one of the causes of declining bee populations could also negatively impact aquatic life. Urge the president of the United States to keep these poisons out of the environment.

Support Clean Energy for Today’s Kids

Support Clean Energy for Today’s Kids

Dirty oil pipelines make us dependent on polluting fuel sources while threatening the health of future generations. Support a clean energy future for today’s children.

Drop Child Neglect Charges Against Mother

Drop Child Neglect Charges Against Mother

A mother has been charged with a felony for allowing her son to walk to the park alone. Her arrest has caused her son to not want to go outside, for fear of his mother being taken away again. Sign this petition to urge the Attorney General to drop the case.