The Supreme Court struck down a Massachusetts law mandating that anti-abortion protestors stay at least 35 feet away from abortion clinics. Praise state officials for quickly introducing a new bill to protect patients and staff.
With a homeless youth population of approximately 10,000, Uganda faces a unique crisis as children begin to make up the largest demographic group living in poverty. Sign the petition to save these children from further exploitation.
Nestle Waters has been pumping water from an underground aquifer in a drought-stricken region of California and bottling it for export, without government regulation or oversight. Demand that the company release water table information and work with local officials to ensure the aquifer is being sustainably used and equitably shared.
Four rhinos were recently killed by poachers, and their horns were sawed off to sell overseas. The lives of these animals need to be remembered in an attempt to curb poaching and tell the world that we care about our endangered wildlife.
Thousands of healthy stray animals are at risk of being euthanized, if a proposed amendment to animal welfare regulations becomes law. This is an easy way for government officials to avoid assuming responsibility for their own inaction and failure to implement humane population controls. Urge officials to ensure that innocent stray animals will not be killed.
After hearing a case of a man who ruthlessly dragged his dog from the back of his vehicle, a judge assigned him the maximum sentence of five years in prison for animal cruelty. Thank her for sending a strong message that animal cruelty will not be tolerated.
Water provider Poland Spring is trying to create a water extraction plant in a small town. The plant would hurt the small town’s ability to access water, both now and in the future. Sign the petition to stop this large company from harming this small town.
Loopholes that allow known domestic violence abusers to purchase deadly weapons are putting women and families at risk. Support mandatory background checks that would keep guns out of the hands of dangerous individuals.
Charlie is a 5 year old big, sweet, tender and beautiful dog who hasn’t even gotten to celebrate his 6th birthday yet. He was recently diagnosed with Lymphoma and is undergoing intensive chemotherapy. Charlie needs all the love, support, prayers and funding that he can get to get through this arduous journey.
Jumping Jack is a sweet California Mutt who was brutally struck by a hit-and-run driver and left in the road to die. Fortunately Jumping Jack survived the collision, but was left with numerous pelvic and femur fractures. Please help Jumping Jack get back on his feet.
A peace activist and loving grandmother was recently sentenced to prison for protesting drone warfare and its slaughter of civilians. Uphold her right to non-violent activism, and demand her immediate release.
A child labor bill intended to alleviate Bolivia’s dire economic situation would deprive children of an education, hindering their mental development and threatening their physical health. Urge the President of Bolivia to abolish this ludicrous bill.
Low self-esteem in body image is a prevalent issue in society, especially with individuals with visible medical conditions. Applaud the efforts of an aspiring model for inspiring confidence in individuals’ own unique body images.
Mobile veterinarians rely on their ability to travel to unpredictable locations, but DEA officials recently tried to prevent them from doing so. Thank Congress for passing an act that allows mobile veterinarians to continue their life-saving work.
Companies like Monsanto are contaminating farmers’ crops with genetically engineered strains, making the crops impossible to sell internationally. Urge officials to halt genetically engineered field trials until strict regulations are in place to ensure that U.S. farmers are not being put at risk.
Immigrant children are crossing our borders to escape dangerous and violent living conditions in their home countries. With no regard for the safety of these children, certain lawmakers are calling for their immediate deportation. Tell these officials to reconsider and to provide asylum for children in need of refuge.
Twice as many airlines will now report on incidents that put the health and safety of animals at risk, a step toward better accountability in the industry. Thank decision makers for prioritizing greater protection for pets traveling by plane.
The decision to kill a population of swans was recently stalled, but it is now up to New York’s governor to stop the slaughter for good. Applaud the postponement of the killing, and urge the governor to prevent it altogether.
After years of media attacks and speculations on his sexual orientation, a former Olympian has publicly expressed his homosexuality. Applaud the athlete’s brave decision to be open about his sexuality.
Animal testing is expensive, cruel, and because the subjects are animals, the results often do not accurately indicate how a human body will react to that treatment or cosmetic. It is therefore unacceptable to allow animal testing to continue any longer. Help us demand that the British government make good on their promise to reduce the amount of animal testing done in their laboratories.
A transgender teenager who was wrongly imprisoned has been released to a juvenile psychiatric facility. Thank the Governor of Connecticut for responding to the issue and coming out in support of rehabilitation.
A young dog was found hanging on a railing outside of a primary school. The innocent animal had clearly suffered prior to its gruesome and untimely death. Urge authorities to do everything in their power to capture the sick killer.
Captive white pigeons have begun violently plucking fellow birds’ feathers, indicating malnutrition, overcrowding, or bullying among the zoo’s bird population. Urge the zoo’s owner to increase the size of the birds’ habitat and to ensure that they are regularly fed and monitored.
Modern slavery and human trafficking are being used to supply seafood to U.S. grocery chains. Help end slavery in the fishing industry and demand fair working conditions.
Pregnant women suffering from addiction are being jailed, and may even have their children taken from them. Sign this petition to call for giving these women medical help to overcome addiction instead of throwing them behind bars.