Prepackaged meat and fish contain carbon monoxide to pass off old meat as new. Tell the Food and Drug Administration to ban this practice.
Female genital mutilation has been banned in a small African community, saving hundreds of young girls from unnecessary pain and humiliation. Thank community leaders for putting an end to this brutal, sexist practice.
An artist was recently jailed over obscenity charges for distributing artistic interpretations of her vagina. Support her fight to challenge cultural perceptions of female bodies through artistic expression.
Banks are offering car loans to customers who are poor or bankrupt, and making a profit off of their financial situation. This unethical practice needs to end immediately, as it places our economy in danger.
Beef pollutes the environment far worse than any other animal proteins, including poultry or pork. Each American who switches from beef to pork would reduce the equivalent of 1,200 pounds of carbon dioxide a year, which is about nine days’ worth of the nation’s per capita greenhouse gas emissions. Stop eating cow products until the beef industry curbs its negative environmental impact.
After he was administered a lethal injection, an Arizona death row inmate gasped and gulped for almost two hours before he finally died. Denounce the inhumane suffering caused by this botched execution and abolish the death penalty in the state.
House Republicans took steps towards suing President Obama for supposedly overstepping his authority. Urge them to drop this ridiculous lawsuit and return to doing the work they were elected to do.
A nonprofit is revolutionizing the way organizations provide services to people experiencing homelessness, by bringing hygiene facilities to them. Applaud these efforts to empower people experiencing homelessness.
A four-year-old boy was recently banned from a doughnut store after asking a woman if she was pregnant when she was not. Boycott this doughnut store until they rectify their immoral actions.
Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler is encouraging Massachusetts lawmakers to ban animal confinement crates. Thank him for using his famous voice to speak out against animal cruelty.
Police found 79 cats living in terrible conditions in a home in Arizona. Demand that the woman who was hoarding the animals be given a harsh sentence for animal cruelty.
Further restrictions on public protests and political discourse were recently imposed on Russian citizens. Help return to them their right to free speech.
Most Americans have no idea how much water is actually used in everyday household activities. However, a recent environmental guide provides instruction on how households can reduce their indoor water consumption by up to 30 percent. Prevent household water waste with easy and affordable routines changes.
Hunting and forest fires threaten the survival of a group of unique brown bears. Help save these beautiful and majestic animals by demanding an end to the brown bear hunting season.
A meat supplier has been selling tainted product to McDonalds. As the leader in fast food, McDonalds has the power to prevent scandals like this from happening again by raising standards for its products. We are calling on them to start doing so immediately.
Over 200 schoolgirls were abducted in Nigeria by a religious terrorist group and have yet to be found. One young woman, Malala Yousafzai, has rekindled the fire to fight for the girls’ freedom through her passion for equality and education for all women. Praise Yousafzai for her activism in the face of adversity.
A new ‘poor door’ has been created for affordable housing residents to prevent them from using the building’s main entrance. Tell the building company to end its discrimination against low-income tenants and allow all residents to use the main entryways.
A woman recently converted old buses into mobile showers for the homeless. Show your appreciation for her compassionate work.
A state fair is scheduled to feature elephant rides from a notoriously abusive supplier, despite a previous elephant-related incident involving the injury of 12 children. Urge state officials to ban elephant performances from civic events and stop funding the torture of these helpless animals.
Finnish transgender citizens are required to have a surgical procedure in order to legally change genders. Furthermore, Finland does not recognize same-sex marriage, thus forcing transgender married couples to enter a domestic partnership or divorce. Stop this human rights injustice: no one should have to choose between love and his or her gender identity.
The actual farming methods utilized in the agricultural industry are often shrouded in mystery. Due to the lack of transparency in animal practices on farms, farm workers are able to get away with acts of animal cruelty and illegal pollution. Applaud the actions of an individual in assisting with the monitoring of the agriculture industry.
Developers plan to build a shopping center and apartment complex in an extremely rare rainforest ecosystem, threatening unique biodiversity. Help put a stop to this destructive plan.
Hundreds of birds close to a Texan airport were poisoned with a pest control to remove these innocent animals from the airport. Sign this petition to stop the airport’s future attempts to slaughter more birds and encourage non-lethal alternatives to control the bird population.
Critically endangered orangutans have faced serious devastation from habitat loss. Now, with their numbers so low, hunting threatens their extinction. Urge the Indonesian government to protect these great apes from senseless killing.
A popular grocery chain has rejected the painless method of breeding hornless livestock, instead opting to violently remove the horns from young calves. Urge the company’s chief executive to end the brutal practice of ‘dehorning’ and embrace natural, humane techniques.