Abortion clinics are under attack by proposed legislation that intends to regulate and restrict certain aspects of abortion clinics like square footage and parking lot design. If approved, these restrictions could cause some abortion clinics to shut down. We must speak up now to stop these ridiculous and unnecessary restrictions on abortion facilities.
Thousands of shorebirds are at risk of being killed by a disastrous oil spill if a new oil terminal in their habitat gets build. Protect these helpless birds and other wildlife from the threat of a toxic catastrophe.
Women are paid more than 20% less than men for the same amount of work. Demand equal pay for women now.
A dog has been sentenced to die because it acted to defend itself. Due to an unfair dog-bite law, any dog that bites a person must be euthanized no matter what the motive. Urge the judge to recognize the flaws in this law and pardon this innocent dog.
Fracking for gas and oil poisons drinking water and threatens public health, but public statements from the EPA are misleading people about the risks. Demand the EPA stop lying to the public about fracking.
An innocent family dog was set to be destroyed for having wolf ancestry. Thank the politician who took action to help overturn the euthanization order, allowing the dog to be sent to a sanctuary instead.
New restorative ocean farms aim to reduce pollution, diminish the effects of climate change, and provide sustainable fishing solutions. Praise this innovation, which provides a natural solution to many of the most pressing issues our oceans currently face.
Citizens United has allowed our government to be bought by the wealthy and has marginalized our citizens’ voices. Sign the petition today to support Senator Warren’s efforts to obtain a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United.
Despite the known health risks of smoking and second hand smoke, lower income non-smokers are exposed to these dangerous fumes each day while peacefully residing in their homes. Sign this petition to show your support for a new rule that would prevent smoking in public housing facilities.
An eight year old boy left alone with four other children the same age or younger than him beat a one year old girl to death when she would not stop crying. Charge the mothers of the infant girl and the four other children for the negligence that lead to an infant’s death.
A toy company has made a huge statement by taking their top selling orca toys off shelves simply because ‘a bathtub just isn’t big enough for an orca.’ In addition, they are donating a large chunk of money to Whale and Dolphin Conservation. Sign this petition and thank the company for maintaining high ethical practices and helping captive orcas.
A black former civil rights attorney has been hired as interim president of the University of Missouri campus system, which has recently been under fire for failing to protect black students from racism. Applaud this positive hire that will help tackle racial issues on campus.
LGBT employees are now protected from discrimination in Ukraine thanks to the passing of a new law. Applaud this progress for LGBT rights in a country that has long struggled with government-sponsored homophobia.
A Utah judge took away a couple’s foster child simply because they are not heterosexual. Sign this petition to protest the discrimination against a same-sex couple who just wanted to give a child the love she deserves.
A U.S. Secret Service agent has turned himself in for allegedly soliciting sex from a minor. Demand the district court investigate this matter fully and prosecute the agent if warranted.
TMZ has long gotten away with publicly ridiculing women for their bodies and speaking to them as if they are lesser people. Sign this petition and demand an end be brought to this sexist behavior.
Teacup pigs are being mistreated in an attempt to meet public demand. Breeders resort to inbreeding and undernourishment to meet unrealistic weight expectations. Join the fight to restrict the sale of teacup pigs as domesticated pets and prevent further mistreatment by breeders.
A pilot program that promotes animal cruelty and may taint the food supply has been sponsored by the USDA in an effort to save meat companies time and money. Sign this petition to demand this program be discontinued.
Spanish hunting greyhounds suffer horrific abuse including being burnt, tortured, dragged and hung. Ask the Spanish government to ensure these cruel practices are abolished and properly punished.
Almost 96 percent of a circus animal’s life is spent in chains and tiny cages. They are beaten, poked, prodded, and tortured to perform for our “entertainment.” Sign the petition to stop the torture and save circus animals from abuse.
Several states restrict or ban food stamp access to non-violent drug offenders. This places people released from prison in desperate situations. Tell the President to repeal this ban nationwide to ensure those in need can receive food assistance.
A representative from a faith-based pregnancy center gave students inaccurate information that would fail to protect them from STDs and pregnancy. Sign this petition to demand that their principal provides them with comprehensive and accurate sexual education.
Massive amounts of insects are invading Britain, likely due to climate change. Demand that stronger measures be implemented to mitigate these drastic effects of global warming.
Florida panthers will soon be better protected from drivers once a 10-foot high fence that stretches for miles along a major highway is built. Thank the transportation department for proceeding with this very intelligent decision.
Following protests around his failure to address continuing incidents of racism on his campuses, the president of the Missouri University System has resigned. Thank President Wolfe for resigning and ensure his resignation provides an example of change in the Missouri University System.