The white supremacist President of the Confederacy has been honored for a century with a statue on a public university campus. Demand that this unabashed memorialization of racism and slavery be removed from the campus at once.
A TV show that lured and trapped sex workers into listening to a lecture full of false promises while cops and cameras stood by has been cancelled after real advocates for these women spoke out against it. Thank the network for listening to reason and removing the program.
Religious communities throughout China are being repressed and persecuted just because they worship openly. Urge the Chinese government to end this violation of the human right to freedom of religious expression at once.
Hundreds of coyotes, pigeons and prairie dogs are unnecessary slaughtered each year by participants in killing contests. Urge the USDA to finally ban cruel and inhumane contest killings.
Texting while driving has been the cause of far too many fatal accidents that could have been prevented. Sign this petition to end this dangerous practice and save many lives.
Farm employees were allegedly caught hitting pigs with cans and boards, but no criminal charges are being filed. Sign this petition and demand that these former employees be prosecuted for their inhumane actions immediately.
Innocent hamsters are being injected with aggression enhancing drugs such as cocaine and steroids, before being forced to fight one another. Help stop this horrifying abuse before more hamsters suffer in these cruel experiments.
Homophobic parents could soon be prohibited from sending their LGBT children to conversion therapy, a farcical treatment that has been disowned by the psychological establishment for years. Demand that this ban be signed into law at once so that LGBT youth never have to undergo this dehumanizing therapy ever again.
Almost half of the methane being extracted for energy production on federal lands gets leaked into the atmosphere during the extraction process. Demand that these leaks be fixed so that they stop making global warming worse.
The NSA’s phone spying program that collected mass amounts of data from innocent citizens has been ruled illegal by an appeals court judge. Praise the judge for standing up for the right to privacy.
A police officer recently refused the demands of corrupt city officials to let a DUI suspect go despite his powerful corporate connections. Praise the officer for upholding his duties despite threats and intimidation.
A new push to protect indigenous languages and cultures is being made in Montana. Sign here to support this program and encourage other states adopt similar ones.
Families who rely on food stamps to get the groceries they need each month could soon be barred from buying a variety of different foods because lawmakers think they are too “luxurious.” Demand that the bill that would put these ridiculous restrictions in place be vetoed at once.
Countless fish and other aquatic species are at risk of disease and disfiguration due to the runoff of a dangerous growth hormone from factory cattle farms. Demand that the use of this growth hormone be discontinued at once to protect our environment and the animals that live in it.
Thousands of sea turtles are being injured and killed every year as a result of harming fishing practices. Act now to demand that more regulations are implemented to prevent any more harm from being done to these endangered creatures.
Water reportedly diverted from California farmers and families currently fighting against a severe drought will no longer be bottled and sold in Starbucks cafes around the country. Applaud Starbucks for doing the right thing and prioritizing the environment over its profits.
Abortions are set to become much more difficult for doctors to perform and for patients to receive if new legislation from anti-choice lawmakers becomes law. Demand that the proposal in question be vetoed without hesitation so that this vital procedure does not become even more difficult to obtain.
Our pristine national parks could soon be opened up for development and deterioration by federal law enforcement agencies under the pretext of “helping national security.” Demand that the bill that would allow this environmental abuse to happen be vetoed by President Obama at once.
Detained immigrants attemping to enter the United States are reportedly suffering sexual abuse at the hands of Customs and Border Protection agents. Demand that immediate action be taken to end this horrific abuse of power.
A 10-year-old girl who was allegedly raped by her stepfather is being denied her right to an abortion. Urge Paraguay to allow her an abortion and change its outdated laws.
A leading human rights activist in Iran was arrested for unclear charges. She has only participated in peaceful campaigns, and has medical needs that require attention that she cannot get in prison. Please sign this petition to support her release from prison.
Cruelty complaints have been filed against the nation’s third-largest pork producer after employees were seen beating pigs with boards and cans full of rocks. Demand that the producer implement a comprehensive plan to avoid similar incidents in the future.
A controversial spying program that collects data from people’s cell phones has been ruled illegal by the U.S. Court of Appeals. Sign here to demand that those responsible at the NSA are dismissed from their positions before they can violate any more citizens’ rights to privacy.
Reach Out is an online organization aimed at improving the mental health of the younger generation. Urge the organization to work to increase funding and vow to save many more lives.
Popular boxer and convicted domestic abuser Floyd Mayweather, Jr. is receiving millions of dollars from the fast-food chain Burger King as part of a sponsorship deal. Demand that the corporation revoke its endorsement of this violent abuser at once.