Recent Petitions

Return Bison to Their Natural Habitat

Return Bison to Their Natural Habitat

Wild bison in the Great Plains are being threatened by cattle ranchers who are not letting them return to their native grasslands. Tell the Governor of Montana to continue standing up for bison and to allow their new herds to thrive.

Praise Rescue of Over 150 Animals from Deplorable Conditions

Praise Rescue of Over 150 Animals from Deplorable Conditions

Over 150 animals are on their way to receive medical treatment at animal shelters thanks to the hard work of several animal rescue groups. Sign here to thank them for their service and for caring for those who cannot care for themselves.

Success: Congress to Address FIFA’s Gender Pay Gap

Success: Congress to Address FIFA’s Gender Pay Gap

A push to make FIFA pay their athletes equally, regardless of gender, has been made by Senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont. Sign here to support his resolution and the idea that women and men deserve equal pay for equal work.

Stop Putting Confederate Flags on Police Uniforms and Patrol Cars

Stop Putting Confederate Flags on Police Uniforms and Patrol Cars

A police department that puts Confederate flags on all its police officers’ uniforms and patrol cars is refusing to remove them after it received widespread criticism. Demand that this police department stop marking its officers with this symbol of violent white supremacy and anti-blackness.

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Force Resignation of Mayor Who Called President Obama a Monkey

A mayor is refusing to step down from office after he allegedly called President Obama a monkey and made other racist comparisons about his family. Demand that this apparently hateful man step down from office as soon as possible.

Stop Insane Military Spending

Stop Insane Military Spending

The $400 billion F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program will finally become operational soon. This kind of outrageous military spending cannot keep occurring. Urge the government to stop insane military defense spending like the $400 billion F-35 program.

Tell Instagram to Change Hateful Bodyshaming Policy

Tell Instagram to Change Hateful Bodyshaming Policy

Instagram no longer allows users to put the hashtag #curvy with their photos, a term used by body image advocates to increase acceptance of all body types. This bodyshaming policy isn’t okay. Urge Instagram to change this damaging policy.

Punish Sex Offender Accused of Sisters’ Murder and Abduction

Punish Sex Offender Accused of Sisters’ Murder and Abduction

A sex-offender has been charged in the abduction and murder of two sisters that disappeared from a mall in 1975. Urge the judge to keep him off the streets and issue a life sentence if he’s guilty of this gruesome crime.

Save Bees from New Chemical Poisons

Save Bees from New Chemical Poisons

Bees are disappearing because of the widespread use of toxic pesticides. Save bees and the hundreds of plant species they pollinate by stopping the use of a new poisonous chemical that puts them in even more danger.

People from from around the world participate in a rally against private prisons held at the 2012 United Methodist General Conference in Tampa, Florida. The rally was sponsored by United Methodist Women and the United Methodist Task Force on Immigration. A UMNS photo by Paul Jeffrey.

Demand Marco Rubio Cut Ties with For-Profit Prison Industry

Marco Rubio is the largest beneficiary of support from the for-profit prison industry in the U.S. Senate. Profiting off of imprisonment is wrong and presidential candidates shouldn’t be associated with it. Sign to tell Rubio he needs to break ties with for-profit prisons and their lobbyists.

Demand Equal Pay for Women in Film

Demand Equal Pay for Women in Film

Women in film are being paid a fraction of what their male co-stars are given even though they have equal talent and fame. Urge our Senate to demand an end to the gender pay gap in Hollywood.

Demand Improved Security in Prisons After Inmate was Reportedly Cut in Half

Demand Improved Security in Prisons After Inmate was Reportedly Cut in Half

A prison inmate’s body was reportedly found in a garbage after the organs had been removed and the body cut nearly in half. Demand new measures be taken to improve prison conditions and cut down on inmate violence.

Allow Cancer Patients Easy Access to Pain Medication

Allow Cancer Patients Easy Access to Pain Medication

Thousands of cancer patients endure chronic pain due to a system that makes it almost impossible for them to get prescriptions for medication. Tell the Health Minister of Armenia that the laws need to change so that citizens can properly access pain killers necessary to help them be comfortable.

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Sucess: Residents No Longer Fined for Dead Lawns

Homeowners in California will no longer be fined for having dead lawns thanks to a ban on these fines signed by Governor Jerry Brown. Applaud this necessary action by signing this petition.

Remove Textbook that Whitewashes American History

Remove Textbook that Whitewashes American History

A new history textbook coming to Texas schools downplays issues such as slavery and Jim Crow laws. Sign this petition and urge the state’s Board of Education to remove these textbooks and use versions that accurately depict the nation’s history.

End Annual Cruel and Dangerous Chuckwagon Races

End Annual Cruel and Dangerous Chuckwagon Races

Four horses were euthanized after sustaining serious injuries during the chuckwagon races at the Calgary Stampede rodeo festival. Demand that this cruel and dangerous event be taken off the roster permanently.

The majestic Puma or mountain lion, once plentiful, now considered extinct in the eastern United States.

Reintroduce the Extinct Eastern Puma

Pumas can and should be reintroduced to the eastern U.S., where they were hunted to extinction, from western populations to restore balance to an ecosystem that is seriously unbalanced. Sign to tell the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to reestablish the eastern puma.

Prevent Deaths In Health Clubs

Prevent Deaths In Health Clubs

A 77-year-old woman died in a steam room at a Colorado fitness center and was found 12 hours later by other club members, not by staff. Demand that the club better train its staff to ensure the safety of the club members.

SeaWorld Must Stop Mistreating Animals

SeaWorld Must Stop Mistreating Animals

PETA is accusing SeaWorld of sending an employee undercover to work within the group and undermine its efforts to save animals at SeaWorld while also encouraging activists to perform illegal activities. If found to be true, tell SeaWorld to stop using reprehensible means like this to forward its agenda of mistreating animals for profit.

Punish Nudist Resort That Allegedly Stole Water During Drought

Punish Nudist Resort That Allegedly Stole Water During Drought

The owners of a nudist resort are accused of illegally using water from a creek during one of the worst droughts in California history. If these accusations are found to be true, urge officials to punish these owners for adding to the struggle caused by this horrific drought.

Forbid Leaving Animals in Deathly Hot Vehicles

Forbid Leaving Animals in Deathly Hot Vehicles

It is currently illegal in Texas for a concerned citizen to save an animal trapped in a hot car. Tell officials to protect their state’s pets from overheating in vehicles by allowing Good Samaritans to rescue them.

Ban the Destructive Practice of Monoculture Farming

Ban the Destructive Practice of Monoculture Farming

Monoculture is a destructive practice depending on toxic herbicides, pesticides, and harsh chemical fertilizers. Practicing polyculture instead, none of these are necessary. Sign the petition to ban monoculture in agrobusiness.

Prevent Lynching of Children in Bangladesh

Prevent Lynching of Children in Bangladesh

A 13-year-old boy was reportedly tied to a post and beaten with a metal rod because he was accused of theft. Demand that Bangladesh authorities put his attackers behind bars for life and stop further lynchings from happening.

Figure A shows the location of the lungs, airways, pleura, and diaphragm in the body. Figure B shows lungs with asbestos-related diseases, including pleural plaque, lung cancer, asbestosis, plaque on the diaphragm, and mesothelioma.

Ban All Use of Toxic Asbestos and Compensate Victims

Though 55 countries have banned the use of deadly asbestos, in the United States this issue has been left to individual states to decide. The U.S. has neither a federal law that addresses asbestos nor a system to compensate victims. Sign to demand the U.S. ban asbestos and compensate victims.

Retire Petting Zoo Elephant After Nearly Two Decades of Cruelty

Retire Petting Zoo Elephant After Nearly Two Decades of Cruelty

A 46-year-old elephant has been abused and exploited for almost twenty years. Speak out to free her from the Commerford Traveling Zoo and allow her to live the rest of her life in peace.