Recent Petitions

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Fire Republican Official for Anti-Muslim Fearmongering

A conservative Republican official is arguing that American Muslims are preparing to rise up and kill everyone who doesn’t share their faith. Demand that this bigot be fired from her political position at once for her xenophobic fearmongering.

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Fire Teacher Who Pressured Students to Accept Bibles

A public school teacher allegedly passed out Christian Bibles to her students during a recent class. Demand that she be fired at once for this violation of the separation of church and state if these allegations are found to be true.

Thank Department of Justice for Supporting Transgender Inmates

Thank Department of Justice for Supporting Transgender Inmates

Transgender inmates too often suffer from unimaginable abuse in prison. Thankfully, the Department of Justice has created new guidelines that are meant to remedy this horrible situation. Sign here to show your support for equality and fair treatment.

Success: Indiana Prevents Discrimination Against LGBT

Success: Indiana Prevents Discrimination Against LGBT

Indiana businesses are effectively prevented from discriminating based on sexual and gender identity, thanks to the hard work of activists in the ForceChange community and around the country. Applaud their tireless efforts to ensure equality for all by signing the petition.

Success:  Woman Imprisoned for Watching Sports Freed

Success: Woman Imprisoned for Watching Sports Freed

A woman who was arrested for attending a men’s volleyball match has been pardoned by Iran’s government and is now free. Thank the Ayatollah for dismissing the charges and help equal rights for women move forward.

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Save Home of Imperiled Migratory Birds

An important migratory bird habitat on Lake Erie is at risk of destruction due to proposed commercial and residential development. Take action now to stop this invasive project.

Don’t Defile Native Land With Massive Construction

Don’t Defile Native Land With Massive Construction

Scientists are using sacred Native land to build a massive telescope despite community protests. Sign our petition to demand that the people in charge of this project stop their attempt to desecrate the site of a religious creation story.

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Stop Destructive Mining on Ecologically Rich Island

Marine wildlife is in danger of environmental degradation from the approval of tin mining on a pristine and coveted island. Demand that all mining licenses be revoked and the island is protected from mining operations in the future.

Do Not Allow Indefinite Detention Without Trial

Do Not Allow Indefinite Detention Without Trial

A law allowing the indefinite detention of suspected terrorists without trial or legal representation is currently being considered by the Malaysian parliament. Demand that this assault on the right to a fair and impartial trial be halted.

Let Teen Girl Go to the Prom in a Tuxedo

Let Teen Girl Go to the Prom in a Tuxedo

A lesbian student was told she can’t go to the prom in the tuxedo she wants to wear because her choice of clothing will “wreck havok” on the dance. Sign the petition to demand that this blatant discrimination be put to an end.

Boycott Restaurant Refusing Services to Same-Sex Couples

Boycott Restaurant Refusing Services to Same-Sex Couples

A restaurant in Indiana has said it will use a controversial new law to discriminate against same-sex couples. Please sign here to support a boycott of this restaurant.

Praise Female Park Rangers for Anti-Poaching Efforts

Praise Female Park Rangers for Anti-Poaching Efforts

A group of female park rangers has caused rhinoceros poaching to drop by 75 percent in the park they protect. Praise these fearless women for their conservation efforts in spite of the dangers of their job.

Support Nutritional Transparency for Alcohol

Support Nutritional Transparency for Alcohol

Consumers deserve to know what goes into the alcohol they drink and purchase. Thankfully, the world’s biggest distiller will now provide labels with nutritional information on its products. Support this step aimed at empowering alcohol buyers.

Stop Big Oil From Drilling in the Arctic

Stop Big Oil From Drilling in the Arctic

Oil companies can now purchase leases to drill in the Arctic, even though scientists predict there is an overwhelming chance an oil spill will take place if drilling is allowed. Sign this petition and demand these companies be stopped immediately.

Stop Roads from Harming Rainforest Wildlife

Stop Roads from Harming Rainforest Wildlife

Threatened species have become disconnected from their populations and are at a higher risk of poaching due to road development. Demand that the government do more to enforce harsher regulations to protect endangered species in the area and prevent any further disruptive developments.

Don’t Give Up on Case of Woman Drowned in Water Tank

Don’t Give Up on Case of Woman Drowned in Water Tank

A woman was found drowned in a hotel water tank under suspicious circumstances in 2013, though her death was ruled accidental. The door that led to the tanks was locked, and many have suggested the possibility of foul play. Sign this petition to ensure that authorities don’t give up on her case.

Enact Statewide Ban on Plastic Bags

Enact Statewide Ban on Plastic Bags

Arizona has recently decided to continue the use of plastic bags, despite evidence that there are far safer alternatives. Please sign this petition to urge Arizona to reconsider this decision and vow to protect our environment.

Support Citizens’ Right to Film Police

Support Citizens’ Right to Film Police

Colorado is proposing fining officers who attempt to interfere with citizens who are filming them. Sign this petition to support citizens’ right to record police injustices.

Applaud Efforts to Save Bees and Essential Pollinator Insects

Applaud Efforts to Save Bees and Essential Pollinator Insects

Pesticides found to be detrimental to bees, wasps, and other essential pollinator insects have been banned by the city of Portland. Applaud the move, which will help address the collapse of the world’s bee populations.

Applaud Boy Scout Chapter for Defying Homophobic Policies

Applaud Boy Scout Chapter for Defying Homophobic Policies

An openly gay adult has been hired as a summer camp counselor by a New York chapter of Boy Scouts of America, despite national chapter rules against homosexual adult membership. Praise the New York Boy Scouts for taking a stand against the organization’s discriminatory policies.

Success: Indiana to End Discrimination Against LGBTQ

Success: Indiana to End Discrimination Against LGBTQ

Indiana businesses will no longer be able to refuse service to the LGBTQ community based on religious beliefs, thanks to Indiana Governor Mike Pence and the activists at ForceChange. Praise him ensuring that his state remains a welcoming place for all.

Praise Veto of Animal Cruelty Bill

Praise Veto of Animal Cruelty Bill

Farm animals’ rights have been preserved, thanks to the veto of a bill that would have reduced their legal protections. Applaud government officials for standing up for the rights of farm animals.

Support Anti-Surveillance Legislation

Support Anti-Surveillance Legislation

The American mass surveillance state could finally be put in check thanks to two congressmen seeking to repeal unconstitutional surveillance laws. Support the measure, which would restore the privacy of millions of citizens.

Save Retired Greyhounds from Slaughter

Save Retired Greyhounds from Slaughter

Fifty-five greyhounds were found in a mass grave, and authorities suspect they were killed because the dogs were considered “wastage.” Stop the gross mistreatment of retired greyhounds by ensuring that they are re-homed instead of being killed.

Success: McDonald’s Raises Employee Wages

Success: McDonald’s Raises Employee Wages

McDonald’s recently announced it will raise wages and offer more benefits for thousands of its employees across the United States. Applaud our community’s efforts in enacting this positive change toward bettering human lives.