Recent Petitions

Stop Canal from Disrupting Ecosystems

Stop Canal from Disrupting Ecosystems

Concerns over a new wave of invasive species have arisen in light of the expansion of the Panama Canal. Ask that new regulations be put in place to prevent the Panama Canal from becoming a superhighway for invasive species.

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Let Same-Sex Couples Get Marriage Licenses

A homophobic lawmaker is trying to prevent same-sex couples from being able to get marriage licenses even if same-sex marriage became legal nationwide. Demand that this hateful congressman abandon his discriminatory plan at once.

Success: California to Stop Criminalizing Homlessness

Success: California to Stop Criminalizing Homlessness

Criminalization of homelessness will soon be stopped thanks to new legislation, which will protect those without homes from persecution and allow them full access to public spaces. Support this bill and thank those responsible for its introduction.

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Applaud Purchase for Land Conservation

Thousands of acres are now saved from development by a progressive land purchase. Applaud the approval of this monumental acquisition that saved the health of wildlife and natural resources.

Urge Reforms After City Faults Boy for His Death at Hands of Police

Urge Reforms After City Faults Boy for His Death at Hands of Police

After police gunned him down, city attorneys blamed an innocent boy for his tragic death. Demand comprehensive reforms to prevent such outrageous, excessive use of force.

Don’t Shield Domestic Abuser Cops from Punishment

Don’t Shield Domestic Abuser Cops from Punishment

Police officers accused of domestic violence often aren’t punished or held accountable. Demand that police departments be required to conduct thorough investigations into these cases even if the accused is one of their own.

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End Undertrained “Private” Police

Citizens can petition for the right to act as “private police,” complete with a gun and citation book. These “officers” receive little training and virtually no oversight, but are given authority similar to that of trained police officers. Demand this practice be stopped to avoid potential dangers to citizens and so-called private police.

Don’t Cover Up Animal Cruelty

Don’t Cover Up Animal Cruelty

Abusive factory farm owners want to keep animal cruelty in the dark and prevent the public from exposing animal welfare violations. Show you won’t be intimidated, and pledge to keep speaking up for animals.

Help Vulnerable Children Thrive

Help Vulnerable Children Thrive

Critical support for vulnerable children and their families is about to expire. Don’t eliminate programs that help kids reach their full potential.

Beluga Whale Killed at Sea World Deserves Justice

Beluga Whale Killed at Sea World Deserves Justice

Nanuq, a beloved beluga whale at SeaWorld Orlando, died after being treated for injuries from fighting with another whale. Demand an investigation into the untimely and suspicious death of this beloved whale.

Save Wolves from Hunting and Trapping

Save Wolves from Hunting and Trapping

Wolves are only just beginning to recover from centuries of persecution, and now lawmakers want to remove crucial protections that helped save them from going extinct. Stop the legalization of wolf hunting and trapping.

Child Beaten to Death Over Spelling Homework Deserves Justice

Child Beaten to Death Over Spelling Homework Deserves Justice

A three-year-old boy was allegedly beaten to death with a belt by his aunt for not finishing his homework. Demand justice for this innocent life that was lost at such a tender young age.

Create Wildlife Reserves for Endangered Bird

Create Wildlife Reserves for Endangered Bird

Only a few thousand of these rare, small seabirds exist due to habitat destruction and other human activity that disturbs their nesting. Push to save the species from disappearing altogether.

Punish Animal Control Impersonators for Illegally Taking Pets

Punish Animal Control Impersonators for Illegally Taking Pets

Two animal control impostors have allegedly been taking dogs that they think are being neglected from their homes. This behavior is putting innocent animals at risk and is punishable by law. Please sign this petition to ask authorities to punish these people for endangering animals.

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Fight Back Against Rampant Food Waste

More than a quarter of all food produced around the world ends up being thrown away, costing hundreds of billions of dollars and releasing millions of metric tons of greenhouse gases into the air. Demand that we begin to reduce our rate of food waste as soon as possible.

Immediately Close Abusive Monkey Research Centers

Immediately Close Abusive Monkey Research Centers

Three research centers have been accused of mistreating and killing monkeys. Stop the abuse by demanding the immediate closure of these facilities.

Applaud Efforts to Cure Children’s Cancer in Developing Nation

Applaud Efforts to Cure Children’s Cancer in Developing Nation

A doctor has introduced free cancer treatments for children in a country where many of them die from lack of medical care simply because their families cannot afford it. Applaud this physician for bringing life-saving cancer treatment to children in Guatemala.

Demand a Universal Basic Income for All

Demand a Universal Basic Income for All

A Universal Basic Income can end poverty and homelessness in America. With the wage gap increasing and jobs disappearing, we must work to give everyone a way out of poverty. Support granting every American citizen a basic income to survive.

Thank Zoo for Providing Better Location for Elephants

Thank Zoo for Providing Better Location for Elephants

The Woodland Park Zoo has recently made the decision to send its two elephants to the Oklahoma City Zoo instead of an elephant sanctuary because of the risk the sanctuary posed to the elephants’ health. Sign this petition and thank the zoo for making this decision with the elephants’ welfare in mind.

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Support Conservation Effort for Bald Eagle

A conservation plan supports a healthy eagle population by protecting the animal’s habitat after suffering years of habitat loss and contaminated waterways. Support this plan to save one of America’s coveted bird of prey species.

Praise Rehabilitation Center for Saving Dogs from Meat Trade

Praise Rehabilitation Center for Saving Dogs from Meat Trade

Two dogs were rescued from the Asian dog meat trade and were sent to a rehabilitation center in the U.S. Applaud the animal rehabilitation center employees for dedicating their time and efforts to helping rehabilitate rescued dogs.

Protect Indigenous Peoples from Death Threats

Protect Indigenous Peoples from Death Threats

Indigenous communities in Colombia are facing a rash of paramilitary threats. Sign the petition and demand that the government protect indigenous peoples and bring paramilitaries to justice.

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Don’t Ban Homosexuality at College

Gay and bisexual people have been banned from a college that believes they are sinners and going against God’s design, despite the fact that this is blatant discrimination. Demand that this hateful ban be lifted at once.

Prosecute Officers Who Illegally Detained Citizens

Prosecute Officers Who Illegally Detained Citizens

Six victims were allegedly detained at a warehouse by Chicago police officers. These victims were denied their rights, cuffed to benches, and sometimes denied food. Sign the petition to urge Chicago’s mayor to investigate and prosecute the officers for their alleged actions.

Support Stricter Animal Cruelty Laws

Support Stricter Animal Cruelty Laws

Animal cruelty laws in one Tennessee county are vague and do not adequately protect pets from mistreatment. Support a new ordinance, which would allow for police and animal control to step in when needed to save pets from harsh conditions.