Recent Petitions

Stop University from Hosting Petting Zoo

Stop University from Hosting Petting Zoo

A university has been using a petting zoo to entertain its students for several years. Petting zoos can cause terrible distress to animals, and the one in question has been issued warnings for its mistreatment of animals. Sign this petition to encourage the university to find alternative ways to entertain its students.

Veto Anti-Abortion Bill

Veto Anti-Abortion Bill

A bill to restrict women’s access to abortions has recently passed the Missouri House and Senate. Urge the governor to veto this unconstitutional and unjust bill.

Encourage Conservation of Small Wild Cats

Encourage Conservation of Small Wild Cats

Despite facing the same issues as their larger relatives, small wild cats receive significantly less funding, mostly due to a lack of awareness. Hunting and habitat loss have pushed many species to threatened and endangered statuses. Sign this petition to encourage an international wildlife charity to push for more funding for these overlooked cats.

Support New Study Helping Children with Cancer

Support New Study Helping Children with Cancer

A recent study was launched focusing on the effect of friendly animals spending time with children who have cancer. It is the first study of its kind and is already showing positive results in the kids’ treatment programs. Support this study and bring it to the public’s attention so that it can be implemented across the nation.

Urge Apathetic Authorities to Enforce Animal Abuse Laws

Urge Apathetic Authorities to Enforce Animal Abuse Laws

Animal abuse cases are not taken seriously in Malaysia due to the lack of interest from local authorities. Urge authorities to enforce Malaysia’s animal cruelty laws and help save countless animals from abuse.

Thank Restaurant Chain for Ending Its Support for Cruel Breeding Cages

Thank Restaurant Chain for Ending Its Support for Cruel Breeding Cages

A popular national restaurant chain recently committed to ending its use of pork suppliers that employ cramped, inhumane breeding cages. Thank the company for helping to usher in a more humane future.

Create Resource Detailing Restaurants’ Sourcing of Animal Products

Create Resource Detailing Restaurants’ Sourcing of Animal Products

Consumers current have no comprehensive resource to help them understand which companies abuse the animals in their supply lines. Call on a leading animal rights organization to create a searchable, online database where people can find this information.

Encourage Innovation to Address Climate Change

Encourage Innovation to Address Climate Change

Global warming is a growing problem that must be addressed. Call on environmental regulators to offer incentives that encourage innovations in technology to help stabilize our climate.

End Investments in Inhumane Breeding Practices

End Investments in Inhumane Breeding Practices

One of the largest pork producers in the United States keeps its breeding sows trapped for years in crates so small the animals can’t even turn around. Convince a major financial company to end its investments in a corporation dependent on this inhumane practice.

Applaud Major Retailer for Ivory Ban

Applaud Major Retailer for Ending Ivory Sales

One of the largest retailers of ivory products has announced it will no longer sell ivory. Thank the company for supporting international efforts to save elephants from extinction.

Demand Humane Mental Healthcare for Children in Russia

Demand Humane Mental Healthcare for Children in Russia

Many Russian orphanages engage in cruel practices like restraining mentally ill children to bed posts, wheelchairs and cribs. This stunts their development and causes them to live unfulfilled childhoods. Sign this petition to demand better mental healthcare for children in Russia.

Applaud Government for Reestablishing Bison Population

Applaud Government for Reestablishing Bison Population

Wood bison were once prevalent in North America, but they are now listed as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act. Applaud the government for working to reestablish a new wood bison population and to help the species thrive again.

Reduce Nitrogen Pollution, a Killer in Disguise

Reduce Nitrogen Pollution, a Killer in Disguise

Dangerous nitrogen pollution is on the rise. This environmental contaminant has the potential to increase 20 percent in less than forty years, endangering our waterways and air. Urge the U.S. government to implement nitrogen reduction strategies before it’s too late.

Praise City for Acting to Reduce Bullying

Praise City for Acting to Reduce Bullying

Bullying children or young adults is now a misdemeanor crime in the city of Carson, California. Praise this city for taking concrete action to fight the serious problem of bullying.

Stop Hanging of Innocent Women

Stop Hanging of Innocent Women

A Sudanese woman has been sentenced to death for marrying a Christian man, and for abandoning a faith (Islam) she was never a part of. Her execution would be a violation of international laws regarding human rights. Tell the President of Sudan to overturn her sentence immediately.

Release Dolphins to Oceanside Sanctuary

Release Dolphins to Oceanside Sanctuary

The National Aquarium in Baltimore may be the first aquarium of its kind to make a sea side sanctuary for their bottlenose dolphins. You can help support their cause and make it happen by signing this petition.

Drop Charges Against Young Victim of Racial Profiling

Drop Charges Against Young Victim of Racial Profiling

A young woman of color was arrested and brutalized by police, despite bystanders intervening to say she was innocent. Demand that all charges against this woman be dropped, and support the end of racial profiling by police forces.

Save Tony the Tiger from Captivity

Save Tony the Tiger from Captivity

An animal protection law in Louisiana could potentially be altered by a proposed bill, legalizing the captivity of big cats. A tiger who has been caged for 14 years may never see freedom if the bill is passed. Sign this petition to stop the bill from becoming law.

Investigate Killing of Human Rights Lawyer

Investigate Killing of Human Rights Lawyer

The recent murder of a Pakistani human rights activist should be investigated immediately. His killing seems to have been motivated by his legal work representing individuals charged with blasphemy. Urge the Pakistani government to bring those responsible to justice.

End Attacks on Innocent Civilians

End Attacks on Innocent Civilians

The South Sudanese people are living in a land where they are threatened by violence from both government and opposition forces. This fighting and destruction of lives and property needs to stop immediately if the nation wishes to prosper.

Protect Refugees From Forced Labor

Protect Refugees From Forced Labor

The government of Zimbabwe has begun plans to withhold food aid from displaced families in an attempt to force them to move onto sugar cane farms and work as low-wage employees. Sign this petition to call for the Zimbabwe government to immediately halt its illegal plans.

Halt the Targeting of Social Justice Groups

Halt the Targeting of Social Justice Groups

Social justice and gay rights groups are being targeted by laws intended to stifle activism and accountability. Demand an end to this clear violation of international human rights.

Restrict Child Labor in Tobacco Fields

Restrict Child Labor in Tobacco Fields

Hundreds of thousands of children working in tobacco fields face adverse working conditions, health risks, and potential fatalities. Urge the US Congress to restrict child labor in tobacco fields.

Save Wildlife Habitats from Unnecessary Water Diversion

Save Wildlife Habitats from Unnecessary Water Diversion

A proposed water diversion and damming project would threaten an endangered river as well as the survival of native wildlife, and is being ridiculed by experts who have testified that the project itself will not work. Sign this petition to halt this costly and harmful project.

Stop Yearly Apprehension of Activists

Stop Yearly Apprehension of Activists

The Chinese government apprehends human rights activists and supporters on the anniversary of a pro-democracy protest. These yearly abductions need to stop, as they are vile, cruel, and immoral.