Recent Petitions

Stop Using Live Animals as Shooting Targets

Stop Using Live Animals as Shooting Targets

Live animals are still used as targets for shooting contests, and domesticated animals such as cats and dogs are still allowed to be bought for consumption. Show your support for a policy that would stop these cruel practices and protect these defenseless animals.

Prosecute Woman for Duct Taping Children to Floor of Daycare

Prosecute Woman for Duct Taping Children to Floor of Daycare

A daycare owner apparently duct taped children to their sleep mats to keep them from fidgeting and denied them water in order to reduce diaper changes. Despite this, the school remains open and the owner is merely barred from the property. Tell officials to prosecute this alleged child abuser.

Stop Expansion of Nuclear Waste Site

Stop Expansion of Nuclear Waste Site

Nuclear waste sites can be incredibly dangerous, and can also be a great burden on the taxpayer’s wallet. One site has been approved for a massive expansion that must be stopped. Sign the petition to ensure that this nuclear waste site does not expand.

Don’t Leave Emergency Room Patients Stranded

Don’t Leave Emergency Room Patients Stranded

Hospital emergency rooms deliver fast, often life-saving assistance when it is needed the most. But dangerous budget cuts threaten the quality of emergency room care. Don’t leave patients stranded and suffering.

Release Human Rights Worker Sentenced to Ten Years in Prison

Release Human Rights Worker Sentenced to Ten Years in Prison

A human rights activist has been arrested and sentenced to ten years in prison with hard labor for organizing peaceful protests. He must be granted presidential amnesty before even more years are added to his sentence.

Remove Facebook Video of Kitten Being Set on Fire

Remove Facebook Video of Kitten Being Set on Fire

Footage of a kitten being doused in gasoline and set on fire has yet to be removed from Facebook, whose staff claims that the video does not violate the company guidelines. Demand Facebook remove this video that promotes animal cruelty immediately.

Protect Refugees from Humanitarian Crisis

Protect Refugees from Humanitarian Crisis

Thousands of people, including children, live in refugee camps where the threat of violence is constant. Help end this humanitarian crisis and secure a safer future for destitute families.

Remember Elephant Refuge Founder

Remember Elephant Refuge Founder

The founder of Hope Elephants recently passed away during a freak accident involving an elephant. Thank him for dedicating his life to the rescue and care of these wise creatures.

Applaud Punishment of Man Who Tried to Kill Gay Roommate

Applaud Punishment of Man Who Tried to Kill Gay Roommate

A young man was sentenced to 14 years in prison after embedding a hammer into his gay roommate’s skull. Sign the petition to applaud the efforts of the prosecution.

Keep Our Medical Records Safe from Hackers

Keep Our Medical Records Safe from Hackers

As electronic medical records become more popular in exam rooms across America, people are concerned about how safe their data really is. If hackers have been able to steal personal information from prominent retailers, what makes medical record safer than stored shopping accounts? Keep our medical records protected and out of hackers’ hands.

Denounce Man Who Beat Dog to Death With TV Remote

Denounce Man Who Beat Dog to Death With TV Remote

A man who beat his sister’s Yorkshire Terrier to death with a television remote has been charged with animal cruelty. Ensure that this man receives a harsh punishment for murdering a defenseless pet.

Stop Illegal Tropical Deforestation

Stop Illegal Tropical Deforestation

Illegal deforestation is the sixth-largest contributor to climate change in the world, devastating wildlife populations and severely depleting resources. Urge government officials to finally stop illegal tropical deforestation.

Provide Relief to Hungry Families

Provide Relief to Hungry Families

Kids and parents need action to end the hunger epidemic. Urge lawmakers to visit a food bank and learn about the problems confronting hungry and poverty-stricken families.

Keep Dangerous Metal Fragments Out of Dog Food

Keep Dangerous Metal Fragments Out of Dog Food

Pedigree recently issued a voluntary recall of dry dog food that was believed to contain metal fragments in the bag, putting thousands of pets’ health at risk. Ensure pet food quality and keep metal fragments out of dog food.

Stop High School from Forcing Students to Wear Shame Suit

Stop High School from Forcing Students to Wear Shame Suit

A high school student was forced to wear an embarrassing outfit as a disciplinary measure for violating the school’s dress code. Tell the school district that this type of shaming is outdated and unacceptable.

Fire Dog Catchers Who Used Cruel and Illegal Traps

Fire Dog Catchers Who Used Cruel and Illegal Traps

A dog was recently left to die in an illegally modified trap due to the negligence of a dog catching contractor. Demand that the contractors are fired for not following regulations and for neglecting an innocent dog.

Applaud Ban on Religious Animal Sacrifice

Applaud Ban on Religious Animal Sacrifice

Religious animal sacrifice has been banned in one Indian state, saving thousands of innocent animals from a cruel and unnecessary death. Applaud this ruling and encourage other Indian states to follow suit.

Denounce Corporate Takeover of International Climate Summit

Denounce Corporate Takeover of International Climate Summit

Energy companies looking to profit from the climate crisis they helped create have hijacked an important international summit on the issue. Call on world leaders to hold polluters accountable rather than making their profits the top priority.

Denounce China’s Dog Cull

Denounce China’s Dog Cull

Nearly 5,000 dogs have been unnecessarily killed because of the Chinese government’s fear of a rabies outbreak. Denounce the government’s decision to kill these innocent dogs instead of vaccinating them.

Commend Major Restaurant Chain For Offering Cruelty-Free Alternatives

Commend Major Restaurant Chain For Offering Cruelty-Free Alternatives

The world’s largest coffee and baked goods chain now serves almond milk as an alternative to cows’ milk. Commend the chain for recognizing the needs of lactose intolerant and vegan customers.

Praise Ruling Against BP Oil Company

Praise Ruling Against BP Oil Company

British Petroleum, responsible for the worst oil spill in the United States, has been accused of gross negligence. Praise the judge who issued this strict ruling, as it places the blame of the spill squarely on the oil company.

Save Elephant from Being Forced Back into Chains

Save Elephant from Being Forced Back into Chains

A cruel owner who heartlessly abused a captive elephant is trying to regain custody of the animal he kept in chains for fifty years. Urge the courts of India to keep this elephant free and allow him to live out the remainder of his life in a sanctuary.

Stop Sexual Exploitation of Women by Soldiers

Stop Sexual Exploitation of Women by Soldiers

Soldiers have been sexually exploiting and abusing poverty-stricken women without consequence. Urge the Minister of Defense to put an end to these injustices.

Oppose Law that Punishes Gays with Life Imprisonment

Oppose Law that Punishes Gays with Life Imprisonment

Homosexuals may soon be sentenced to life in prison solely because of their sexual preference if a new bill is approved by the president of Gambia. Stop this injustice by urging the president not to support this unethical law.

Stop Mass Badger Killing

Stop Mass Badger Killing

Nearly 2,000 badgers are scheduled to be slaughtered this year. These killings are unnecessary and would disrupt the surrounding environment. Urge officials to develop sustainable, non-violent methods of controlling badger populations.