Recent Petitions

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Protect the LGBT Community’s Civil Rights

A bigoted legislator is trying to make LGBT people second-class citizens by promoting homophobic bills, including one that would give businesses the legal right to discriminate against the LGBT community. Demand that the lawmaker halt her hateful efforts at once.

Demand Justice for Unarmed Teen Shot and Killed by Police

Demand Justice for Unarmed Teen Shot and Killed by Police

An unarmed teenage girl was shot and killed by police who then handcuffed and searched her lifeless body rather than calling for medical attention. This reckless use of lethal force should not have been the only option to handle the situation. Demand an extensive and transparent investigation into this unnecessary death.

Support Ending Puppy Mills

Support Ending Puppy Mills

Pet stores in Maine may be disallowed from selling dogs or cats in the near future. Support the proposed ban on dog and cat sales in an attempt to put an end to puppy and kitten mills around the country.

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Charge Cop Who Allegedly Shot Single Mother’s Home

A police officer may not be charged with any wrongdoing after allegedly accidentally shooting a single mother’s home nine times with an AK-47 when he was off duty. Demand that the cop be charged with reckless endangerment.

Stop Throat Slashing of Pelicans

Stop Throat Slashing of Pelicans

Someone is killing vulnerable pelicans by slashing open their throats, leaving them unable to eat until they die of starvation. Urge government officials to put a high priority on finding whoever is committing this terrible act of cruelty.

Stop Child Sex Trafficking

Stop Child Sex Trafficking

Children need protection from the predatory sex trafficking industry. Call for action to save kids from sexual slavery and end the horrific sex trade for good.

Don’t Pull Apart Elephant Families

Don’t Pull Apart Elephant Families

Thirty-four baby elephants are in danger of being taken from their families and sold into captivity. Save these young animals and their mothers from enduring this cruel separation.

Save the Last U.S. Jaguars from Border Militarization

Save the Last U.S. Jaguars from Border Militarization

The last U.S. jaguars and ocelots are already struggling to survive, and now militarization of “security” at the U.S. border threatens their existence even more. Save endangered wildlife from misguided border security projects.

Save the Pristine Arctic

Save the Pristine Arctic

Arctic animals are threatened by oil companies’ plans to drill in their habitat. Support a plan to protect the pristine Arctic for wildlife and for future generations.

Save Children With Asthma From Smog Pollution

Save Children With Asthma From Smog Pollution

Kids need clean air and a healthy environment to thrive. Stop big polluters’ attack on children’s health, and support strong limits on deadly smog pollution.

Stop the Slaughter of Yellowstone’s Bison

Stop the Slaughter of Yellowstone’s Bison

Yellowstone’s majestic bison are under attack, and hundreds of them could soon be killed for wandering outside of the national park. Don’t punish these animals for attempting to roam freely in their natural habitat.

Save Nosey the Injured Elephant

Save Nosey the Injured Elephant

An elephant named Nosey is suffering from injuries while being forced to perform for a circus. Tell officials to take action and stop making her travel and perform under cruel conditions.

Support Multicultural Education in High School

Support Multicultural Education in High School

Multicultural lessons may be scrapped after the high school where the lessons took place received waves of criticism from a handful of vocal bigots who are against educating students about Islam and the Middle East. Urge the school to preserve its important curriculum in the face of this hateful backlash.

Punish Hockey Player for Domestic Abuse

Punish Hockey Player for Domestic Abuse

NHL defenseman Slava Voynov is suspended indefinitely from any NHL activities, pending trial. Voynov is accused of punching and choking his wife, Marta Varlomova, causing her to require stitches. Should he be found guilty, ban Voynov from any further involvement with the NHL.

Remove Human Rights Abuser From $20 Bill

Remove Human Rights Abuser From $20 Bill

Andrew Jackson’s face is printed on the $20 bill despite the fact that he oppressed the Native American people, took their land, and forced them westward. He does not deserve to be immortalized on our currency. Please sign this petition to help us remove his face from the $20 bill.

Prosecute Woman Who Allegedly Drowned 2-Week-Old Puppy in Toilet

Prosecute Woman Who Allegedly Drowned 2-Week-Old Puppy in Toilet

A woman drowned a 2-week-old puppy in an airport toilet so she could get on her flight, police say. Apparently the woman’s parents could have taken the puppy, but she decided to sneak it on the plane, and when she was caught, chose to terminate the innocent animal’s life so she could continue with her travel plans. Demand the prosecutor seek the harshest punishment possible against this woman.

Justice for Black Teenaged Girl Who Died in Police Custody

Justice for Black Teenaged Girl Who Died in Police Custody

A black teenage mother died from as yet unexplained causes while in police custody. The family of the victim has yet to see justice and police are blaming the victim for her own death. Demand further state and federal investigation into this tragic and unnecessary death.

Applaud Obama’s Effort to Protect Millions of Acres of Wilderness in Alaska

Applaud Obama’s Effort to Protect Millions of Acres of Wilderness in Alaska

Over 12 million acres of wilderness will be protected from the oil drilling industry thanks to an initiative by President Obama. Applaud the move, which will protect hundreds of at-risk and endangered species.

Protect Girls from Sex Trafficking

Protect Girls from Sex Trafficking

The sex trade is alive and thriving in the United States, where thousands of girls and young women are forced to have sex with strangers. Urge President Obama to end this vile trade by signing this petition.

Don’t Back Out of Shark Protection Agreement

Don’t Back Out of Shark Protection Agreement

Australia is backing out of its international conservation obligations by saying they will not help preserve five endangered species of sharks as they agreed to do in the past. Tell the Prime Minister this is unacceptable.

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Stop Homophobic Discrimination at Christian School

A private Christian academy allegedly denied a gay couple the chance to send in applications for their children to attend the school. Demand that the school end its homophobic discrimination at once.

Stop Trying to ‘Fix’ Gay People

Stop Trying to ‘Fix’ Gay People

India’s prime minister has declared that he wants to make gay people “normal” by opening centers to treat them. Please sign this petition to demand he apologize for his offensive statements and abandon his ridiculous proposal.

Praise Dismissal of Case Against Woman Who Freed Trapped Eagle

Praise Dismissal of Case Against Woman Who Freed Trapped Eagle

Charges against a woman who tampered with hunting traps in order to free an injured bald eagle have been dismissed. Praise the prosecutor for protecting a Good Samaritan.

Praise Stricter Food Safety Laws

Praise Stricter Food Safety Laws

All food must now pass rigorous health standards and requirements to prove that it is safe for consumption by humans and causes no damage to nature or animals. Thank government officials for protecting public health.

Success: Loophole to Seize Citizen Property Closed

Success: Loophole to Seize Citizen Property Closed

Law enforcement can no longer seize civil assets without a conviction, thanks to the efforts of activists like you. Applaud this victory against police abuse and call for a continued effort in working toward a more just drug policy.