The National Basketball Association (NBA) has never had a full-time, paid coach. Show your appreciation for the advances made by Becky Hammon to break traditional gender barriers in the NBA.
A member of Congressional leadership is claiming support for an important women’s rights bill, when in fact he has voted against it time and time again. There is no excuse for this kind of behavior. Urge the lawmaker to tell the truth about his position.
Politicians continue to claim Central American immigrants might be carrying the Ebola virus, despite this being impossible. Such fear-mongering is dangerous and counterproductive. Urge lawmakers to tell the truth about these unconnected issues.
A home rental website recently announced plans for a worldwide disaster relief program, in which they will provide free housing to displaced families. Thank the website for their selfless and generous efforts.
Animals on fur farms in China are bludgeoned, slammed on the pavement and have their heads kicked in, and if that doesn’t kill them the living animals then have their skin ripped from their flesh while they hang by their limbs writhing in pain. The bodies are then thrown into piles where many animals continue to breath and squirm after being skinned alive. This brutal and torturous fur farming industry in China must be stopped immediately.
Ban the cruel practice of fur farming. Millions of innocent animals are slaughtered each year to become coats and hats. Don’t let another animal suffer and die for an unnecessary industry.
A journalist who was held without charge has been released from prison. Celebrate the release of this journalist and thank those who assisted in his release.
Millions of animals die annually from medical experiments. One government official in the United Kingdom hopes to stop these deaths. Praise this individual for supporting the welfare of our animals.
No longer protecting the environment or indigenous people, the World Bank has chosen corporate greed over the lives of people in developing countries. By allowing rampant deregulated mining and deforestation, the World Bank is willfully accelerating the destruction of our planet and the people who live in these areas. Stop the World Bank from supporting deregulation and more bloodshed.
Tesla Motors recently released its electric vehicle patents to the public. Help us thank Tesla for placing the health of our planet above profit by signing the petition below.
We have a chance to embrace clean energy on a national scale, while cutting back on dangerous pollutants from the country’s dirtiest power plants. Show your support for a sustainable energy future.
Biogas is a virtually carbon-neutral form of renewable energy that could have a significantly beneficial impact on greenhouse gases. Encourage media coverage of biogas tax credit expansion so this technology can go mainstream in America as it has in other countries.
A Louisiana senator is pushing for the dangerous Keystone XL Pipeline to be built. This dirty oil transportation system is unsafe and will run perilously through the Heartland of America. Tell her to stop promoting this risky pursuit.
The First Lady spoke to a group of young African leaders urging them to fight for a woman’s right to her body, education, and marriage. Thank Michelle Obama for fighting for these causes and for being a role model for young female leaders.
A fracking-related fire has created attention around how opaque fracking sites and practices are across the country. Sign the petition to demand that fracking companies fully disclose what chemicals they use so that the public has the information it deserves.
Horse-drawn carriages are an archaic method of transportation that are still used in New York City, despite being brutal for the horses. Sign the petition to support the mayor of New York in his efforts to ban horse-drawn carriages in his city.
An animal sanctuary owner has been convicted for leaving numerous dogs in emaciated conditions. Please sign this petition to praise the conviction and ask the judge to find a new leader for the animal sanctuary.
The recent measles outbreak is the worst in the United States in the past 20 years. Demand that parents be required to vaccinate their children against this dangerous but preventable infection before they enter public school.
A gay Florida man was denied a funeral, all because of his sexual orientation. Sign the petition to chastise the responsible church’s pastor for his deplorable behavior.
A state just started screening its welfare applicants for drugs, leading to wasteful spending that produces few positive results. Urge the governor to repeal these new drug testing requirements.
The largest drug retailer in the United States has recently elected not to take advantage of a tax loophole and move its headquarters overseas. Applaud the company’s decision to keep American revenue on American soil.
The gray wolf population in a popular national park is quickly declining. Convince the U.S. National Park Service to intervene in order to save these wolves from extinction.
The Ebola virus has already infected 1,300 individuals and many are concerned about the possibility of a global pandemic. Act now to urge the FDA to fast-track Ebola drug research.
The use of a dangerous insecticide has resulted in a serious decline in honeybee populations. Applaud the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for banning its use in wildlife refuges.
Despite suggestions for more humane standards, some people on a local planning board still refuse to agree to change the county’s standards on dog tethering. Sign this petition and urge them to reconsider their opinions.