Recent Petitions

Success: Racist Elementary School Teacher Resigns

Success: Racist Elementary School Teacher Resigns

A racist third grade teacher recently bowed to nationwide backlash over disgustingly bigoted comments she made and resigned from her teaching position. Applaud the former teacher for removing herself from her influence over children.

Support Church Music Director Fired for Being Gay

Support Church Music Director Fired for Being Gay

A musical director at a Catholic church was fired after nearly two decades of service for getting engaged to his longtime partner. Fight back against this blatant workplace discrimination and speak out in support of LGBT individuals’ legal right to marry.

Praise Cafe Providing Job Training for Adults with Mental Illnesses

Praise Cafe Providing Job Training for Adults with Mental Illnesses

Adults with mental health issues have been given a chance to earn money and receive valuable vocational training thanks to the efforts of a nonprofit bistro. Applaud this organization for empowering individuals to overcome their challenges and work toward independence.

Success: Zoo Animal Safety Protected

Success: Zoo Animal Safety Protected

A Tasmanian devil was murdered at a zoo after an unknown person threw a heavy object at its head. Thank the zoo for installing security cameras to protect the animals within its care, and ensure this never happens again.

Success: Horse-Drawn Carriage Ban Introduced in New York

Success: Horse-Drawn Carriage Ban Introduced in New York

Horse-drawn carriages may soon be banned from the streets of New York if the mayor’s introduced legislation is passed. Applaud New York City’s mayor for putting animal welfare before profit by introducing this ban.

Praise  Animal Welfare Group for Rescuing Animals from Kennel

Praise Animal Welfare Group for Rescuing Animals from Kennel

More than 70 frozen dead animals were recently found in a New York kennel, and the living animals that remained showed signs of respiratory issues and were visibly malnourished. Thank the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals for rescuing these animals from these deplorable conditions.

Don’t Let Child Refugees Freeze

Don’t Let Child Refugees Freeze

Refugee children face an icy winter in Iraq and Syria, with no shelter or protection from the elements. Speak up to help keep children from freezing this winter.

Save Wildlife from Irresponsible Tourism

Save Wildlife from Irresponsible Tourism

Irresponsible tourism can put animals in danger and harm imperiled species. Pledge to be a responsible tourist who helps to protect animal welfare while overseas.

Save Our Oceans

Save Our Oceans

Our oceans are threatened by irresponsible fishing practices. Protect marine animals and ecosystems from being destroyed by overfishing.

Expose Brutality of Bush-era Torture Program

Expose Brutality of Bush-era Torture Program

The War on Terror has been used to justify unthinkable acts of cruelty. Despite the clear violation of human rights, many in power continue to defend the use of torture. Help expose the pointless evil of the Bush-era torture program.

Algonquin natural gas pipeline expansion project

Stop Expansion of Dirty Gas Pipeline

A volatile gas pipeline lies dangerously close to a nuclear power plant, powerful transmission lines, active fault lines, and a natural river, and could soon be expanded and put even more people at risk. Stop this dirty and dangerous project from receiving a permit.

Praise Reversal of Ban on Books in Prisons

Praise Reversal of Ban on Books in Prisons

A ban on receiving books while imprisoned has been lifted by a High Court. Applaud the decision, which will make access to self-education and rehabilitation tools much easier.

Applaud Ban on Wildlife-Killing Contests

Applaud Ban on Wildlife-Killing Contests

Cruel contests where animals are killed for prizes are being outlawed in California. Praise this effort to protect wildlife and prevent needless suffering.

Thank Prince William for Fighting Against Wildlife Traffickers

Thank Prince William for Fighting Against Wildlife Traffickers

Prince William has spent years fighting against illegal wildlife poachers to protect our endangered elephants and rhinos. Sign this petition and thank this remarkable man for his devotion and commitment.

End Discriminatory Policing

End Discriminatory Policing

Discriminatory policing incites violence and distrust among citizens, and often leads to very serious outcomes over petty crimes. Demand an end to discriminatory policing policies that target low-income neighborhoods.

Applaud Release of Six Guantanamo Bay Inmates

Applaud Release of Six Guantanamo Bay Inmates

Six men have been released from Guantanamo Bay, an offshore prison notorious for holding inmates unconstitutionally without charge or trial. Praise the releases, and demand expedited release for the remaining 136 detainees.

Stop Cruelty Against Asylum Seekers

Stop Cruelty Against Asylum Seekers

A new immigration law has stripped away the rights and protections of asylum seekers in Australia. Urge the prime minister to craft a new law that provides adequate care and safeguards for refugees.

Bring Cat-Killers to Justice

Bring Cat-Killers to Justice

Three pet cats have been murdered in cold blood, allegedly by duck hunters who shot them while hunting and shared their killings on social media sites. Please sign this petition to praise the arrest of these suspects.

Call for Strict Animal Welfare Laws

Call for Strict Animal Welfare Laws

Animals in Canada have a greater chance of being mistreated due to the country’s lax animal welfare laws. Urge the government to adopt stricter animal welfare laws and put an end to animal abuse in the country.

Praise Teacher for Starting Campaign for the Homeless

Praise Teacher for Starting Campaign for the Homeless

A homeless man asked to spend Thanksgiving with a family on Craigslist. He was taken in by a teacher and the pair of them set off a flurry of giving and generosity that continues to spread. Please sign to show your admiration for these kind-hearted and inspiring individuals.

Protect the Endangered Spotted Owl

Protect the Endangered Spotted Owl

Critical habitat for the endangered spotted owl is being destroyed by logging. Demand the Fish and Wildlife Service stop approving logging in areas the spotted owl desperately needs in order to survive.

Save Giraffes from Extinction

Save Giraffes from Extinction

Giraffes are disappearing due to poaching, habitat loss, and overhunting. Urge policymakers to act now to save this iconic species.

Halt Execution of Blogger

Halt Execution of Blogger

A blogger has been sentenced to death in Iran for a Facebook post in which he allegedly insulted a religious figure. Urge Iran’s president to halt this unjust death sentence.

Don’t Let Rapper Spend Life in Prison for His Music

Don’t Let Rapper Spend Life in Prison for His Music

To imprison a person because of his music clearly violates free speech protections, yet one district attorney’s office plans to do just that. Demand that prosecutors drop all charges of conspiracy based on a rap artist’s lyrics.

Demand Justice for Abused and Starving Horses

Demand Justice for Abused and Starving Horses

More than 100 malnourished horses were found on a ranch. Despite blatant evidence of failure to provide proper care and treatment for the horses, the owner has still not been charged. Demand justice for these abused animals.