Retail giant Target is ditching gender labels on their toy aisles so that kids can feel comfortable picking out whatever toys they want. Sign our petition to thank the company for promoting equality by tossing aside harmful gender stereotypes.
Millions of gallons of toxic waste water are gushing from an abandoned mine, poisoning the local water sources and threatening endangered species. Urge the government to declare a state of emergency so that this toxic catastrophe can be cleaned up immediately.
Sensitive wetlands, home to tribal land and endangered wildlife, are under threat from a proposal to construct a 75-mile bike path through the fragile land. Take action now to stop this unnecessary and invasive project.
Five police dogs have died this summer from being left in hot cars, and their owners were not even punished. Demand justice for these poor dogs that suffered horrible deaths.
Alleged Black Lives Matter protesters rushed the stage at a Bernie Sanders event and prevented him from speaking, even though he seems to be the only presidential candidate who is vocal about their cause. The chapter doesn’t seem legitimate and the motives are unclear. Urge the protesters to explain their actions.
A bear that may have been acting in defense of her cubs allegedly attacked and killed a hiker in Yellowstone National Park, and now officials plan to kill the bear. Urge officials to drop the mission to murder this bear.
A whale shark was butchered alive by Chinese poachers who sawed slices off the living whale, beginning at the tail, leaving the shark to experience incredible agony before finally taking its last breath. Demand that the perpetrators be severely punished.
Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods are committed to sustainability. Rooftop gardens are an opportunity for them to support sustainability to an even greater degree. Urge them to implement beneficial rooftop gardens today.
Six children and two adults were reportedly handcuffed and shot to death by a man who authorities believe fathered one of the children and once lived in the home he broke into. Please urge the Attorney General to advocate for life in prison for this heartless monster.
Meditation is an invaluable life skill that is becoming increasingly important in today’s complex and fast-paced world. Sign the petition demanding that it be taught in all U.S. schools.
The taskforce to change the culture of policing, appointed by President Obama after the death of Mike Brown, is teaching police how to de-escalate situations before violence becomes necessary. Sign here to praise this new initiative and support the taskforce’s goal of making police guardians and not warriors.
Choosing to eat meat in this time of institutional negligence in matters of health and environment promises a disastrous outcome. Urge PBS to educate parents and children regarding the benefits of a vegetarian diet.
The American Psychological Association voted to ban all of its members from taking part in national security interrogations. This comes after it was revealed that the APA was complicit in the torture of countless prisoners post 9/11. Sign here to commend this vote and encourage the organization to be more ethical in the future.
A family dog was reportedly poisoned and then beaten using a shovel and a hammer. The alleged culprit was caught by bragging about her deeds, and if she is found guilty, she needs to be punished to the fullest extent of the law. Tell the acting prosecutor that this dog deserves justice.
A ten-year-old dog was allegedly found buried alive with only her head above ground. Her owner is facing charges of animal cruelty and should receive the highest penalty for animal cruelty is he is found guilty; sign the petition to ensure that this happens.
The restaurant chain The Cheesecake Factory recently announced it will be eliminating cruel pig gestation crates by 2020 and is committing to using exclusively cage-free eggs. Sign this petition to show your support for the restaurant chain’s humane treatment of animals.
Billions of pounds of food are wasted every year in the U.S., while 17.5 million households go hungry. Urge Walmart to stop throwing out nutritious food and instead offer it at a reduced price to low-income families.
A video has surfaced that appears to show an officer pulling a gun on a citizen just for recording him. Urge officials to punish and fire the officer who pulled a gun just because he was being recorded.
Zachary Hammond, a 19 year old from South Carolina, was allegedly fatally shot by a police officer after committing a minor drug violation. Urge officials to ensure the officer receives a severe punishment, if found guilty.
Netflix employees can now receive up to a year of paid leave after the arrival of a new child. Thank the company for giving its employees the time they need to care for their new family members and for setting an example for how parental leave should be treated in this country.
Habitat for an endangered bat species is set to be destroyed in order to build yet another prison over 700 acres of land. Sign our petition to demand that the money be spent on justice system reform rather than the killing of our precious wildlife.
The effects of nuclear power reliance have devastated our health and our environment for too long. Demand that the U.S. ban nuclear power before another dangerous accident takes place.
Countless badgers may soon be killed, despite the fact that doing so will likely not mitigate disease in cattle as is hoped. Sign the petition and tell the government it should require farmers to vaccinate their cattle to prevent the spread of the disease rather than allowing innocent animals to be killed.
After a four-year ban on shark finning, a claim to try and legalize the inhumane process that forces sharks to suffocate after losing their fins was opened once again. Thankfully, the suit was shot down and the sharks will continue to be protected. Praise the judges and the hard work of activists for ensuring this cruel practice remains illegal.
The young man who was in danger of having his life ruined by a victimless crime has a shot at resentencing thanks to the hard work of his legal team and activists on Force Change. Sign here to thank those responsible for this glimmer of hope and encourage them to keep up their hard work on his behalf.