Recent Petitions

Increase Quality of Mental Health Care to Save Lives

Increase Quality of Mental Health Care to Save Lives

With an increased number of patients, the quality of mental health care service at a California health care provider has been declining and has led to severe consequences. Urge Kaiser Permanente to hire more mental health care providers and ensure all patients receive the treatment they deserve.

Thank City for Creating Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

Thank City for Creating Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

Transgender people face rampant abuse and intolerance when using gender-specific public restrooms. Thank West Hollywood, California for requiring all single-occupancy restrooms be gender neutral, eliminating some of that daily discrimination.

Don’t Prevent NASA from Studying Climate Change

Don’t Prevent NASA from Studying Climate Change

The need to fight climate change is urgent, and NASA is a leader in researching how our planet is changing as the temperatures climb. Unbelievably, a senator who denies the existence of global warming has been elected to be the chairman of the organization. Demand that someone who will continue to study climate change be put in charge of NASA instead.

Charge Officer Who Allowed Dog to Cannibalize Kennel Mate

Charge Officer Who Allowed Dog to Cannibalize Kennel Mate

A dog cannibalized her kennel mate after being left starved and unsupervised in an animal shelter. Demand charges be brought against the staff responsible as well as more resources for the shelter to prevent similar negligence.

Applaud Funding Cut for Animal Circuses

Applaud Funding Cut for Animal Circuses

Ireland has cut funding for the failing animal circus industry by nearly half. Applaud the move, which could result in the closure of these cruel and unprofitable businesses.

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Stop Excommunication of Mormon Church Reformer

The Mormon Church has been on a warpath against critics, and has most recently charged an outspoken reformer with abandoning the religion and is threatening him with excommunication. Demand that the Church lift its charges against him immediately.

Denounce Light Sentence for Oil Company

Denounce Light Sentence for Oil Company

BP is being given a pass for the devastating Gulf of Mexico oil spill to the tune of several billions of dollars, because a judge doesn’t think it was as bad as it looked. Show that leniency against this massive oil corporation won’t be tolerated.

Ensure Fair Trials for Those Facing the Death Penalty

Ensure Fair Trials for Those Facing the Death Penalty

People of conscience who oppose the death penalty should not be banned from serving on juries when lives are at stake. Death penalty opponents offer a vital perspective on an issue that deals with ending human lives, which should not be taken lightly. Allow those who unalterably oppose capital punishment to serve as jurors on capital cases.

Protect Aquatic Life from Trash

Protect Aquatic Life from Trash

Garbage and trash litters our beaches and threatens to choke and kill sensitive aquatic animals. Protect marine life and California waterways from dangerous amounts of waste.

Spare the Lives of Death Row Inmates

Spare the Lives of Death Row Inmates

Lethal injection and the electric chair can cause terrible, prolonged suffering. Even the most hardened criminals have basic human rights. Praise a governor’s decision to give his state’s last four death row inmates life in prison, instead.

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Don’t Deny Marriage Licenses to Gay Couples

County clerks may soon be permitted to withhold marriage licenses from same-sex couples on the basis of their personal religious beliefs. Tell the state representative responsible for this blatantly discriminatory bill to abandon it at once.

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Reinstate Taser Training Requirements for Police Officers

Miami Beach police officers will no longer be required to be Tasered before being permitted to use the non-lethal weapon against civilians. Demand that the police chief not do away with this crucial requirement.

Provide Clean Drinking Water for Poor Communities

Provide Clean Drinking Water for Poor Communities

Over one million people in California lack access to clean drinking water. Urge California’s governor to push for clean water access for all.

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Praise Crackdown on Cruel Pigeon Racing

Tens of thousands of pigeons drown or are killed in cruel and illegal races conducted for sport in Taiwan. Thank Taiwanese officials for cracking down on this appallingly inhumane practice.

Investigate Deaths of Rare Monkeys

Investigate Deaths of Rare Monkeys

Two critically endangered monkeys froze to death after being left out in the cold all night by their zoo caretakers. Sign this petition to demand that the zoo is investigated for violations of the Animal Welfare Act.

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Preserve Religious Pluralism at Duke University

Anti-Muslim bigots have pressured Duke University into canceling plans it had to begin broadcasting a short Muslim call to prayer on campus once a week. Urge the university to ignore the criticisms of racists and stick to its original plan.

Get Climate Change Denial Out of Congress

Get Climate Change Denial Out of Congress

Two climate change-denying senators have been put in charge of NASA and an important committee on the environment. Tell these lawmakers to educate themselves and stop denying the need for action to save our planet.

Release Student Jailed for Being Atheist

Release Student Jailed for Being Atheist

A man has been arrested for being an atheist in Egypt, violating his right to freedom of expression. Urge the president to immediately release this man, as the nation’s constitution guarantees freedom of belief.

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Don’t Legalize Discrimination Against LGBT Students

LGBT college students may soon be legally prohibited from joining student-run religious groups. Demand that state representatives vote against this discriminatory bill and help protect the rights of LGBT individuals.

Stop Unregulated Coyote Hunting

Stop Unregulated Coyote Hunting

Coyote hunting is currently unrestricted in New Mexico. History shows that hunting coyotes does not prevent livestock predation and allowing unchecked hunting hurts coyotes and farmers alike. Ask New Mexico to regulate coyote hunting before it’s too late.

Applaud Chipotle for Demanding Responsibly Raised Meat

Applaud Chipotle for Demanding Responsibly Raised Meat

Mexican food chain Chipotle has taken pork off the menu at 600 stores due to a breach of strict animal welfare standards. Praise the company’s commitment to humanely-sourced meat.

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Reject Pastor’s Homophobic Statements

A homophobic pastor recently instructed Georgia’s House of Representatives to fight back against the gradual tide of LGBT civil rights. Urge the representatives to wholly ignore the pastor’s bigoted words in their legislative duties.

Punish Anti-Gay Groups for Petition Fraud

Punish Anti-Gay Groups for Petition Fraud

Anti-gay groups recently submitted a petition to repeal an ordinance protecting gay rights in Houston that appears to have forged signatures. Please help bring justice and equality to Houston’s LGBTQ community by demanding proper consequences for these criminals.

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Save Animals from Horrific Breeding Business

Recently released video footage shows mice, rats and other animals at a pet breeding business in Colorado being drowned, bashed and frozen alive. Demand that the local authorities immediately rescue these creatures from horrifying conditions and tremendous suffering.

Lift Ban on LGBT School Clubs

Lift Ban on LGBT School Clubs

Students are no longer able to form LGBT clubs in a school district in Mississippi following a recent ban. Sign the petition to urge the district’s superintendent to abolish this illegal and discriminatory policy.