Efforts to bring justice to human trafficking victims have been stalled by an attempt to use these victims to promote anti-abortion policies. Tell Republicans to stop playing politics with the well-being of hundreds of thousands of exploited women and children.
A band of local police led by an alleged warlord have been accused of multiple human rights violations over multiple years, including rape, torture and murder and continue to act with impunity. Urge the government to end its ties with this toxic militia immediately.
Freshwater sources, vital watersheds, wetland vitality, and a historical battle site are in danger from a proposed 360-mile petroleum pipeline. Action must be taken now to save this land from invasive construction and any potential spills.
Two popular fashion icons have made offensive comments calling children from same-sex parents and in vitro fertilization “synthetic.” Protest these remarks by signing the petition below.
Anti-solar interests are trying to gut incentives for installing rooftop solar panels on individual homes. Solar power is essential to the health of the planet as a sustainable and zero-emissions resource. Sign our petition to stop this attack on abundant green energy.
A boy was wrongly suspended for an entire year because school officials believed he possessed marijuana. The officials then attempted to have him prosecuted for drug possession. Sign here to demand justice for this boy and his family.
An innocent animal currently has a gun pointed at it, and the trigger will soon be pulled if nothing is done to stop it. This is all for the purpose of making a political point. Sign this petition to urge authorities to rescue the creature before it’s too late.
A calf was brutally stabbed in its rectum and the perpetrator has yet to be found. Please sign this petition to urge investigators to find and arrest this person before more innocent animals become victims of vicious, random attacks.
Human health, air quality, and a local freshwater supply are in danger from a proposal to operate an enormous natural gas power plant. Protect the health of local citizens and the environment by speaking out against this polluting plant.
Thousands of innocent people have been tortured and killed in Syria’s government prisons. Demand that UN officials seek justice for both the victims and their families.
A 14-year-old boy was coerced into confessing to a crime he did not commit and now he is facing the death penalty in Pakistan. This unjust execution must be stopped and a proper investigation to find the real killer should be conducted.
Thousands of people in West Africa are likely to die from the entirely preventable measles virus because they were unable to get vaccinated during the Ebola epidemic. Demand that the United States help West African nations catch up on these vital vaccinations to save lives.
Workers earning minimum wage might be forced to give up some of their hourly earnings and make ends meet on a meager $7.25 an hour, despite the fact that that is not nearly enough money to eke out a living. Demand that the congressman who has proposed this change abandon his regressive campaign at once.
Citizens could soon be banned from recording video of police officers and their misconduct, despite the fact that doing so is a fundamental right granted by the First Amendment. Demand that the congressman proposing this regressive ban abandon it at once.
Hemp is a more sustainable and efficient alternative to current biofuel crops. It can be grown almost anywhere and requires significantly less maintenance or pesticides. Encourage the Department of Energy to recognize the merits of hemp as a fuel source and begin investing in its research and production.
Drilling for oil and gas may soon be approved to take place off the coast of North Carolina’s beaches. Sign this petition and urge the President to encourage looking into natural energy options instead.
Farmers in South Africa are breeding mutant animals with health problems for the sole purpose of having them hunted for high profits. Demand an end to this sickening practice.
Two men were recently charged with animal cruelty for allegedly running an illegal and inhumane slaughterhouse. The animals were found emaciated, dying, diseased and even eating each other just trying to survive. Demand these men receive the full penalty under the law for their alleged awful actions.
Many of New York City’s homeless shelters have been deemed unsanitary and unsafe, containing rat- and roach-infested rooms and puddles of urine and garbage. This is no way for anyone to live; demand that the living conditions at these shelters be improved at once.
The United States is now home to its first fully accredited and recognized Islamic university, marking a historical milestone for religious pluralism in the country. Congratulate the leader of the school for this significant achievement.
Thirty-five percent of the United States’ electricity can come from clean, sustainable wind energy, if only the country had the infrastructure to harness it. Demand that President Obama build enough infrastructure to reach this goal.
A low supply of lethal injection drugs has led Alabama lawmakers to pass a bill allowing prisons to use the electric chair as a backup. Rather than preparing for inhumane options for death, prisons should instead be executing fewer inmates. Demand that Alabama not kill prisoners with the electric chair.
The gathering and storage of user data by telecommunications companies has been declared unconstitutional by a Dutch court. Praise the ruling, which effectively banned a government mass surveillance program.
Videotaping officers is one of the few ways civilians can guard against police brutality, but now Texas lawmakers want to take away that tool. This would help create a police state in which the police are exempt from oversight. Ensure that people have the right to protect themselves and capture instances of police misconduct.
A veterinarian was wrongly detained abroad, but thanks to pressure placed by authorities, she is now home. Applaud those who fought for her freedom.