Women in the prison system are not being given access to adequate amounts of feminine hygiene products, leaving them with blood stains and unnecessary discomfort. These women should not be forced to be ashamed and unsanitary during their periods; ensure they receive enough sanitary products by signing the petition.
Terrified pigs are chased around an arena and wrestled to the ground as part of a cruel sport. Stop the next “pig wrestling” event and help put an end to this inhumane form of entertainment.
Even though Dingoes are quickly dying off, it is still legal to kill them. Demand that these animals be listed as an endangered species on the national level before it is too late.
A new tactile feature for United States currency has been announced to improve accessibility for the visually impaired. Sign this petition to praise the decision to implement this necessary change.
A pair of bald eagles have built a nest in New York City for the first time in approximately 100 years. Applaud the U.S. Department of the Interior as well as the other organizations responisble for helping revive the bald eagle population.
A man has been sentenced to two years in prison and hard labor for criticizing religious extremism. Sign this petition to call for his immediate release.
Many cats and dogs were found severely neglected and malnourished at an animal rescue warehouse. Sign this petition to ensure the president of the animal rescue is prosecuted to the fullest extent if found guilty.
Those found guilty of blasphemy can be criminally penalized under current Denmark law. Urge the government to immediately throw out the legal code that allows for this criminalization due to the threat it poses to free speech.
Colorado has approved harsher penalties for drinking and driving repeat offenders. The new initiative will discourage drinking and driving and keep the roads safer. Sign this petition to thank the governor for this important measure.
In the wake of the Charleston shooting, an NRA board member allegedly wrote that the pastor and state legislator who was a victim of the hate crime could have saved the lives of the eight other people slain had he not opposed concealed-carry legislation. Demand that this man be removed from his position for making extremely inappropriate remarks in a time of tragedy.
Less than a third of the farmers, water districts and communities with rights to water responded to a conservation order issued by the state of California during one of its worst droughts in recent years. Urge state officials to punish the farmers and water districts who dismissed these vital conservation orders during the drought, and ask that officials increase efforts to ensure these entities are complying.
Chemical companies are threatening the environment with their reckless behavior. Demand the government increase regulations to ensure toxic spills are prevented.
Another mass shooting took place, this time in an African American church, that might have been prevented by adequate mental health care coverage. Sign this petition if you support a nation that is mentally and emotionally well.
Officer Brent Miller was fired the day after he refused to destroy evidence of police misconduct and the needless humiliation of an inmate. Ensure this noble sheriff is able to support himself during the time of investigation.
The upcoming election year means that millions of citizens will be bombarded by political robo-calls. Demand that phone companies be authorized to offer free call-blocking technologies to protect Americans from harassment.
Two women have created a brand of gender-neutral undergarments that are comfortable and suitable to all gender identities. Help their company thrive by upholding their brand and encouraging other companies to follow in their footsteps.
The president of a major oil company allegedly shouted homophobic slurs at a gay man before beating him unconscious and running away. Demand that this oilman resign from his post with his company at once for this reported assault.
Arkansas refused to acknowledge over 500 same-sex marriages from 2014. Tell the state that this is a gross violation of human rights, and that the governor must validate these marriages immediately.
A new documentary analyzes animal welfare and describes various ways to end euthanasia of healthy animals in shelters. Thank the maker of this documentary for finding an effective way to educate the public and save lives.
A young man was found dead of an epileptic seizure that was allegedly brought on by working 72 straight hours for his internship. This is not uncommon for interns working in investment banking and it must be stopped. Sign here to demand that Congress enact laws to protect interns from being overworked.
A young man recently committed suicide after spending three years in jail awaiting trial because his family could not afford to pay the $3,000 cash bail. Tell New York’s governor to end cash bailouts, which only serve to reinforce the cycle of poverty.
The popular hazelnut and chocolate spread, Nutella, is made by cutting down swaths of forests and then planting palm oil trees. Tell the producers of this item to make Nutella environmentally sustainable, as trees shouldn’t be cut down for the sake of chocolate.
The earth is on the brink of its sixth mass extinction, due largely to environmental damage caused by human actions like deforestation, poaching, over-fishing and global warming. Urge dramatic reforms to prevent further environmental damage before this impending sixth mass extinction becomes a reality.
A gun was accidentally discharged at a wedding at the Waldorf Astoria in New York, injuring four guests and almost resulting in a death. The gun’s owner obviously did not have the proper training or common sense to own a gun. Urge legislators to enact stricter gun training and gun safety laws to decrease the chance of dangerous accidents like this happening.
A woman will finally grace U.S. paper currency for the first time in U.S. history. Sign here to thank the activists who fought for this change and the President who listened to their voices.