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