Leonardo DiCaprio stood up in the United Nations Climate Summit and asked world leaders to address the very real problem of global warming, imploring them to take steps to stop its progress before it is too late. Thank him for speaking up.
America’s roads and bridges are in desperate need of repair. Officials claim private investment is the solution although such projects often carry outrageous hidden costs. Demand an end to the privatization of public infrastructure.
Far too often, women are the victims of mass violence and shootings. Speak up now to protect women from violent misogyny by keeping deadly guns away from abusers.
Farm animals are being abused and neglected during transportation, due to inhumane and outdated laws. Urge government officials to enforce stricter regulations and ensure that cruelty of this kind does not occur in the future.
Half a million innocent animals will be killed as religious sacrifices at a Nepalese festival in November. Help prevent this cruel mass slaughter.
Harbor porpoises lack the proper protection from fishing, noise pollution, and climate change. Urge the immediate establishment of protected waters to ensure these animals are here to stay into the future.
A pristine mountain range home to bears, mountain lions, and countless other animals is threatened by rapid urban expansion. Help save this wild place from development and preserve precious wildlife habitat for years to come.
An Ebola patient’s dog will remain in safe keeping rather than be killed out of fear that the animal contracted the deadly virus. Applaud this decision to let the dog live to see its owner once she is healed.
The most successful smoothie corporation in the world has introduced two vegan smoothies to its menu. Applaud the menu additions, which encourage a diet based in health and compassion.
Adolescent teenage inmates at an isolated detention center are subjected to abuse and endure the anguish of solitary confinement for long periods of time. Change conditions at this prison to help inmates better reintegrate into society upon their release.
A local animal shelter needs approval to use an innovative tracking system to protect its animals. Please sign this petition to ask the state to approve this system.
Current meat labels do not give consumers much information about the farming methods utilized and may be misleading. Urge a sustainable beef group to incorporate more information into meat labeling, so that meat producers are influenced to adopt more sustainable farming methods.
Columbus Day has been dropped by the city of Seattle and replaced with Indigenous People’s Day out of respect for the native tribes of the U.S. Let the city know that you approve of this change by signing our petition.
A California ban on foie gras has been upheld by the Supreme Court. Applaud the court for ensuring that this unethical delicacy continues to be prohibited in the state.
Homeless teenagers are at serious risk of becoming victims of the brutal human trafficking industry. Protect teenage girls from being kidnapped by traffickers and forced into prostitution.
After being threatened with a mass shooting, one college still allows permit carriers to bring concealed weapons on campus. Tell the governor of Utah to protect the college community by banning all weapons from the campus.
Thousands of animals are abused and hurt every day by irresponsible owners. Pledge to be part of the solution, and help end all kinds of animal abuse.
Mothers and their partners will now get paid maternity leave in a major U.S. city. Applaud this monumental decision in favor of mothers’ rights.
Chimpanzees are intelligent animals whose right to freedom from captivity deserves to be recognized by law. Applaud a lawyer’s intense dedication to winning this right for intelligent primates.
Clean water is too precious to sacrifice. Stand up to big polluters, and refuse to let companies get away with dumping tons of toxic chemicals and waste into our wetlands and streams.
A high school honor student in Advanced Placement classes will be unable to complete the school year because she mistakenly forgot a pocketknife in her purse. Demand that the unfair punishment be struck down and the student be readmitted to school.
India has officially banned the import of cosmetics tested on animals. Commend this compassionate ban in favor of animal welfare.
Thousands of African elephants are killed by poachers every year to feed the illegal ivory trade. Enforcing the ban on selling ivory will help save these endangered animals. Support efforts to enforce the ban before elephants go extinct.
An attraction based on Noah’s ark is discriminating against employees based on religion. This bigotry is clearly illegal. Urge officials to withdraw the millions in generous gifts pledged to support the project.
A journalist who has written articles criticizing the government has been harassed for years and fears she may soon be arrested for her activism. Demand that the government respect her freedom of expression and end all harassment against her.