A pet supply company has continued to promote its “puppy paint” and glitter fur gels despite the fact that these products could be hazardous to pets’ health. Tell the company to ban the sale of fur dyes and help save pets from enduring painful allergic reactions.
There has been ongoing abuse at an animal shelter, resulting in the illegal killings of many dogs and cats. We must force this shelter to stop its abusive practices.
Thousands of refugees in India have been abruptly evicted from their camps and left with no place to go. Many have also been denied government-promised compensation. Urge the government to protect its citizens’ human rights.
The ACLU has recently filed a lawsuit against a Louisiana school district for its harassment of a young student over the child’s religious beliefs. Demand that the school district stop this harassment and remove prayer and other overt Christian practices from the classroom and school events.
The New South Wales government recently proposed to lift a fishing ban in marine sanctuary zones, which could pose a threat to the recovering ecosystem. Ask that the ban, which positively affects marine populations on a local as well as global level, remain in place.
The Dallas Safari Club recently auctioned off a permit to shoot an endangered black rhino in Namibia. Condemn the club for condoning the hunting of a critically endangered species.
Over 550,000 acres of protected watershed are at risk of pollution from hydraulic fracturing in the Chesapeake Bay area. Demand that all fracking be banned from this vital watershed.
The firefly population is declining, often due to simple mistakes humans make that directly impact this fascinating species. Encourage the National Wildlife Federation to inform the public of simple ways they can protect fireflies from extinction.
The National Football League has been disguising itself as a nonprofit to avoid paying taxes. Tell President Obama to revoke this extremely profitable organization’s tax-free status.
Drunk hunters in Romania killed 30 dogs for fun. This horrific behavior must be punished by Romanian authorities.
Each year, Norwegians brutally slaughter thousands of whales with explosive harpoons. This barbaric practice must be opposed by the rest of the world.
Bayer’s CEO admitted to creating cancer treatment drugs only for those who can afford it at exorbitant costs. He is currently appealing the Indian government’s decision to allow another company to make an affordable generic version of Bayer’s cancer drug for Indian patients. Demand accessible and affordable treatment options be provided to patients around the world.
A popular feminist website recently offered a substantial reward for unretouched pictures of a famed actress and body-acceptance advocate. Such body-shaming propagandizing is absolutely unacceptable behavior from a purportedly pro-women publication. Encourage this website to issue an apology for its insensitive remarks.
Evidence has surfaced that students with special needs have been isolated and physically restrained in school, suffering emotional and sometimes physical injury. Stop these cruel and dangerous disciplinary practices.
A mentally ill man is being sentenced to death because he sent Pakistan officials letters claiming that he was a prophet. This man is being denied his rights to freedom of speech and religion. Demand that Pakistan release him at once.
Stress is a contributing factor to many fatal diseases, and has recently been shown to cause premature death. It also leads to life-long health problems, such as headaches, gastrointestinal disease, and countless others. Demand that the public be made aware of the harmful effects of stress, so they might manage their stress to prevent disease and death.
A new animal abuse unit has doubled the number of prosecutions and convictions for felony animal cruelty in Baltimore. Commend this unit for all of its hard work to protect animals and put abusers behind bars.
Four Russian officials were caught killing and poaching the Siberian Musk deer. These deer are nearly extinct, and now are suffering even more from this incident. Sign this petition and put these poachers in jail.
Olympic athletes will be banned from protesting Russia’s anti-gay laws or self-identifying as members of the LGBT community, due to a misguided decision made by the International Olympic Committee. Demand freedom of expression for Olympic participants.
Current projections estimate that emperor penguins may fade into extinction by the end of the century. By classifying them as an endangered species, these birds gain federal protections to preserve their shrinking habitats and bolster their populations. Defend these victims of climate change by encouraging their protection today.
The apparel brand Aerie recently revealed its Photoshop-free advertising campaign. As a national chain popular with teenage girls, the brand has made a commendable statement in drawing attention to realistic images of female beauty. Support Aerie in its effort to promote healthy perceptions of beauty.
The ASPCA has created a searchable database to help relocate homeless animals to shelters where they have a greater chance of being adopted. Thank the ASPCA for this lifesaving program now.
A centuries-old native forest is about to be clear-cut. This will damage threatened species’ habitat and destroy the ecosystem. We must protect this vital old-growth forest from loggers before it is gone forever.
Due to conservative social taboos, Pakistan cannot even discuss the prevalence of breast cancer. In a community where it is so common, it is imperative to spread the knowledge and save the lives of many. Sign this petition to encourage awareness of breast cancer in Pakistan.
A recent bill proposes all citizens on food stamps must show ID. However, 21 million people in the program are without ID and have no easy way to acquire one. Sign this petition to oppose pushing millions of people into starvation in America.