Recent Petitions

Thank NFL Team for Firing Player Who Committed Animal Abuse

Thank NFL Team for Firing Player Who Committed Animal Abuse

An NFL player whose dog died as a result of neglect was released from his team after being charged with animal cruelty. Please sign this petition to thank the Baltimore Ravens for taking a stand against animal cruelty.

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Stop Advocating Destructive Holy War

Conservative pundit Bill O’Reilly has put thousands of innocent lives at risk by calling the conflict against ISIS ‘The Holy War’ and playing right into the militant organization’s cosmic narrative. Demand that he cease using such dangerous language immediately.

Justice for Toddler Injured by Police Grenade

Justice for Toddler Injured by Police Grenade

A child was seriously injured by a flash-bang grenade when a SWAT team raided the wrong house. Now, the government is refusing to pay his medical bills. Demand that the family be paid full medical restitution.

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Stop the Transportation of Crude Oil by Railroad

Citizen health and the integrity of the environment are at risk from a proposed project to build a rail line to transport crude oil to an oil refinery. Action must be taken now to save local residents and natural resources from deadly emissions and potential oil spills.

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Applaud Jared Leto for Becoming a WWF Global Ambassador

Academy Award-winning actor Jared Leto has become a Global Ambassador for the World Wildlife Fund. Thank Leto for using his celebrity to raise awareness of crimes against wildlife.

Success: Proposal Made to Ban Coyote-Killing Contests

Success: Proposal Made to Ban Coyote-Killing Contests

Cruel coyote-killing contests may soon be banned in New Mexico. Please help thank New Mexico’s government for its efforts to protect coyotes and finally put a stop to these heartless competitions.

Stop Federal Program from Killing Wildlife

Stop Federal Program from Killing Wildlife

Coyotes, cougars, wolves, and a variety of other species have been slaughtered because of a federal program designed to help maintain local agriculture. Help put a stop to these senseless and cruel murders by taking action now.

Fight Spread of Deadly, Drug-Resistant Malaria

Fight Spread of Deadly, Drug-Resistant Malaria

Malaria claims roughly half a million lives each year, and its growing resistance to treatment is a major threat to human health. Call on world leaders to stop the spread of this deadly disease.

Prevent Whitewashing of American History

Prevent Whitewashing of American History

False patriots are attempting to whitewash American atrocities from history curriculum by banning an advanced history class. Demand that students be taught the truth about history, not a fake whitewashed version.

Stop Severe Restrictions on Abortion

Stop Severe Restrictions on Abortion

The most restrictive anti-abortion law in America is being put forward in Ohio, threatening the rights of women. Oppose the law, which could force women to result to unsafe abortion methods, and ask the state’s governor to veto it if necessary.

End Pig Wrestling Event

End Pig Wrestling Event

A pig wrestling event is scheduled to take place, despite the fact that it inflicts physical and emotional stress on the pig. Please sign this petition to end the event.

Don’t Spy on Citizens

Don’t Spy on Citizens

Mass spying on citizens has been demonstrated to be an ineffective method for preventing terrorism. Ask Prime Minister Stephen Harper to withdraw his support for a bill that would potentially criminalize dissenting free speech.

Stop Selling Destructive “Flushable” Wipes

Stop Selling Destructive “Flushable” Wipes

Cottonelle flushable wipes have caused severe damaged to sewage systems globally, causing many environmental issues. Persuade Cottonelle to stop making flushable wipes.

Investigate Possible Cover-Up of Anti-Black Massacre

Investigate Possible Cover-Up of Anti-Black Massacre

All transcripts of grand jury testimony about the country’s most recent mass lynching massacre have been lost or destroyed, according to government sources. Many are now claiming that there was a deliberate cover-up to protect the perpetrators. Demand that the FBI launch a full investigation into these allegations.

Thank Group for Rescuing Animals From Squalid Conditions

Thank Group for Rescuing Animals From Squalid Conditions

Dozens of dogs and birds were found living in absolute filth in an elderly couple’s home. Please sign this petition to thank an animal welfare group for saving the animals from conditions that left many of them in poor health.

Stop Barbaric Firing Squad Executions

Stop Barbaric Firing Squad Executions

Firing squads could be restored as a method of execution in Utah. Allowing this inhumane and error-prone punishment would be a major step backwards for human rights. Take action to prevent firing squads from being reinstated.

Teacher Suspended for Hugging Autistic Student Must be Reinstated

Teacher Suspended for Hugging Autistic Student Must be Reinstated

A popular special needs teacher was suspended and reported to the police for hugging an autistic student. The child’s own mother is the teacher’s biggest defender, and yet the teacher still faces discipline and criminal charges. Demand these charges be dropped and that the school reinstate the teacher and apologize for its ridiculous and disparaging claims.

Ditch Unconstitutional “Sodomy” Law

Ditch Unconstitutional “Sodomy” Law

Two men were arrested and charged with “sodomy” for the crime of having consensual sex that hurt no one. Anti-sodomy laws were declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court years ago. Demand that this law be removed immediately.

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Don’t Let Doctors Refuse to Treat LGBT Patients

Doctors an legally refuse to treat LGBT people in need of help, simply because of their sexual orientation or gender. Demand that a nationwide ban on discrimination against LGBT people by medical professionals be put in place at once.

Praise Ruling that Gay Conversion Therapy is Fraud

Praise Ruling that Gay Conversion Therapy is Fraud

Gay conversion therapy is now considered fraudulent in New Jersey, thanks to a recent ruling. Thank the judge for recognizing that homosexuality is not a mental disorder that can be “cured.”

Demand Transparency from Animal Shelter that Threw Away Donations

Demand Transparency from Animal Shelter that Threw Away Donations

An animal shelter recently came under fire after throwing out donations and firing its director, who has a proven reputation for finding animals homes. Demand this shelter show honesty and transparency in how it operates to best serve the animals.

Demand Closure of Crumbling Nuclear Plant

Demand Closure of Crumbling Nuclear Plant

An aging, crumbling nuclear plant threatens millions of lives. Owners are desperate to keep the plant running despite the threat of meltdown. Help protect fragile Great Lakes ecosystems and call for its immediate closure.

Praise Zoo for Rescuing Circus Animals and Raising Awareness

Praise Zoo for Rescuing Circus Animals and Raising Awareness

A Chilean zoo provides a home for rescued circus animals and locks willing humans in cages to raise awareness about animal cruelty in circuses. Sign this petition and applaud this zoo’s dedication to improving the lives of circus animals.

Success: Walmart Increases Minimum Wage

Success: Walmart Increases Minimum Wage

Walmart has just raised its minimum wage to nine dollars an hour. This is not a huge increase, but it is well over the federal minimum wage and a step in the right direction. Sign here to applaud Walmart for placing greater value in its employees.

Applaud Success of Renewable Energy Plan

Applaud Success of Renewable Energy Plan

The United Kingdom has successfully reduced the use of fossil fuels by one-fifth in the past decade. Applaud the country’s success, and encourage it to continue working toward its goal of sourcing 30 percent of all energy fro renewable sources by 2020.