Recent Petitions

Investigate Mercury Pollution from Asia

Investigate Mercury Pollution from Asia

Asia could be emitting twice as much mercury as initially thought. The underestimation means that living things could be facing a much higher risk. Sign this petition to demand an investigation on the extent of mercury emission from Asia.

Curb Damaging and Avoidable Food Waste

Curb Damaging and Avoidable Food Waste

The U.K. has been identified as the biggest food waster in the European Union. Sadly, 80 percent of the waste can be avoided if action is taken. Sign this petition to urge the U.K. to introduce new policies that will curb food wastage.

Stop Goldman Sachs From Driving Up Global Food Prices

Stop Goldman Sachs From Driving Up Global Food Prices

Close to one billion people lack access to sufficient quantities of affordable food. The mega-bank Goldman Sachs plays a role in this human injustice by manipulating food prices through commodity speculation. Urge the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to ban this toxic practice.

Help Peruvian Families Stripped of Coca Plant Livelihood

Help Peruvian Families Stripped of Coca Plant Livelihood

The Peruvian government recently destroyed the coca crops of nearly half a million people, taking away many families’ main source of livelihood, allegedly without providing any support after. Tell the Peruvian government to provide these people with assistance so they can survive.

Stop Trump’s Plans to Deny Citizenship and Deport Millions

Stop Trump’s Plans to Deny Citizenship and Deport Millions

Presidential candidate Donald Trump released an immigration plan that includes reversing constitutional rights to citizenship and deporting millions. Tell Trump to stop spewing evil lies about immigrants and to change his hate-filled immigration plan.

Prosecute Woman for Allegedly Making Son Shoot Puppy

Prosecute Woman for Allegedly Making Son Shoot Puppy

A woman allegedly made her son shoot a puppy dog after discovering that it ate her ducks. Demand this woman be given the maximum penalty if she is found guilty of this sick crime.

Punish Officer Accused of Neglecting Dogs and Goat

Punish Officer Accused of Neglecting Dogs and Goat

An officer allegedly abused her animals in her home by leaving them them without any food or water. Please sign this petition to ask the district attorney to advocate for an appropriate punishment for this officer, if found guilty.

Demand Trader Joe’s Reveal its Egg Suppliers

Demand Trader Joe’s Reveal its Egg Suppliers

Despite agreeing to source its eggs from cage-free hens, Trader Joe’s refuses to reveal its private-label egg suppliers. Consumers have a right to know where the eggs they’re buying come from; sign the petition to demand transparency from Trader Joe’s.

Protect Kenya’s Last Elephants from Poachers

Protect Kenya’s Last Elephants from Poachers

While the world mourns the murder of Cecil the lion, Kenya witnessed an equally horrifying crime after five elephants were found killed by poachers. The elephant population continues to decline rapidly in Kenya, and decisive action needs to be taken to contain the situation. Demand protection for the few remaining Kenyan elephants.

Justice for Viciously Murdered Granddaughter of Morgan Freeman

Justice for Viciously Murdered Granddaughter of Morgan Freeman

The granddaughter of Morgan Freeman was reportedly stabbed to death by a man who’s believed to have been her boyfriend. He stabbed her repeatedly while yelling for the devils to get out. Urge the Attorney General to help ensure he’s put away forever.

Demand State Intervene in Failing Schools

Demand State Intervene in Failing Schools

Five schools in one county have a 95 percent failure rate for their students and an F rating from the state office of education. Something must be done to save these failing schools and the thousands of kids and families who depend on them for their futures. Sign here to demand that the state intervene immediately.

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Fight Historic Drought by Preventing Reservoir Evaporation and Toxification

Cities are fighting the worst drought in history by deploying millions of floating nontoxic black “shade balls” into their reservoirs in order to cut down on evaporation and carcinogens. Demand that this method of water protection and preservation be used wherever it is viable so that communities can survive this horrible drought.

Review Inhumane Removal of Wild Horses from Rangelands

Review Inhumane Removal of Wild Horses from Rangelands

A wild horse recently perished after being captured by government officials. Sign this petition to urge the Bureau of Land Management to stop endangering the lives of wild horses by removing them from their home territory.

Save Arizona’s Famed Salt River Horses

Save Arizona’s Famed Salt River Horses

Arizona’s Salt River Horses are facing a threat of removal from their native habitat because forest officials incorrectly claim they are ‘strays.’ Sign this petition to oppose the removal of these horses from their native habitat, as the move will endanger their lives.

Praise Athlete’s Pledge to Send Over 1000 Kids to College

Praise Athlete’s Pledge to Send Over 1000 Kids to College

Professional athlete LeBron James has pledged to send over 1000 children to college on the condition that they keep up their grades and attendance. Applaud the move, which will give underprivileged children the opportunity to obtain post-secondary education that they may not otherwise be able to afford.

Dismiss Officers Who Allegedly Assaulted Man on Subway Platform

Dismiss Officers Who Allegedly Assaulted Man on Subway Platform

A citizen was held and beaten by a group of officers after requesting aid in stopping the sexual harassment of his fiancée. Tell the Minister of the Interior that this police brutality cannot be tolerated, and those responsible need to be dismissed from the force.

Reprint Yearbook that Excluded Athlete Based on His Sexuality

Reprint Yearbook that Excluded Athlete Based on His Sexuality

An openly gay high school basketball player has allegedly been left out of his high school yearbook due to his sexuality. This is absolutely unacceptable and the school must answer for what it has done. Sign here to demand that the principal of this school make this right and reprint the yearbook to include the young man.

Review Practice of Hunting Captive-Bred Lions in South Africa

Review Practice of Hunting Captive-Bred Lions in South Africa

Hunting of captive-bred lions has been ongoing even though such lions are easy targets in confined areas. Fresh scrutiny should be put on this practice, especially at a time when poaching is substantially reducing wildlife in Africa. Sign this petition to demand a review of laws governing the hunting of captive-bred lions in South Africa.

Success: Non-Violent Drug Offender Granted Clemency

Success: Non-Violent Drug Offender Granted Clemency

A non-violent drug offender has thankfully just been spared a life sentence after serving 20 years for simple drug possession. Sign here to thank the Governor of Missouri for pardoning this man and encourage him to pardon more non-violent offenders in the future.

Stop Shipping Slaughtered Animal Remains

Stop Shipping Slaughtered Animal Remains

U.S. shipping companies are helping poachers and illegal hunters transport their items into the United States. Urge major U.S. shipping companies to stop the transportation of slaughtered animal remains, and help preserve endangered species that are on the brink of extinction.

Success: Phoenix Requires Pet Stores Sell Only Rescue Animals

Success: Phoenix Requires Pet Stores Sell Only Rescue Animals

A recent ruling was made in Phoenix requiring pet stores to sell rescue animals only. The move will mean that these stores will be filled with rescue animals that need homes and loving owners, thereby increasing their chances of being saved. Sign this petition to urge the city’s mayor to support the ruling and ensure the policy is well implemented.

Praise NBA Star’s Philanthropic Gesture

Praise NBA Star’s Philanthropic Gesture

NBA Star Lebron “the King” James has just donated hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of dollars to educate hundreds of kids in the state of Ohio. Please sign here to commend this act of philanthropy and encourage other successful athletes to do the same.

Congratulate Man Who Liberated Dog Chained for Over a Decade

Congratulate Man Who Liberated Dog Chained for Over a Decade

A dog who had been chained for 10-15 years was rescued by a man who took a bold step to save the animal even though he could not adopt the dog himself. The man confronted the allegedly negligent owner and took the dog to find him a new home. Congratulate this heroic individual for his kind heart and brave move.

Praise Town For Banning Bullfights in Favor of Books

Praise Town For Banning Bullfights in Favor of Books

A Spanish town has cancelled their annual bullfight and used the saved expenses of almost $20,000 to provide more books and school supplies for local children. Praise the town’s mayor for his noble decision and the inspiration he’s provided to animal rights activists everywhere.

Ban Killing Defenseless Animals

Ban Killing Defenseless Animals

Defenseless animals are killed every day on hunting ranches by people who hang them on the wall for show. Sign this petition and demand these ranches be outlawed immediately.