A professional race car driver has spoken out against the practice of using animals for entertainment. Thank the athlete for using her celebrity to be a champion for animals.
In recent years, many people view big business as an evil entity, manly because of the corrupt and profit-led behavior of a small number of businesses. Sign the petition to thank one CEO who is trying to regain the original spirit of capitalism — to make life better for everyone in society.
Voters are being misled by websites that appear to belong to local news organizations, while in fact, a powerful political organization is disguising its partisan press releases as neutral reporting. Urge the chairman of the organization to stop deceiving voters.
Clothing company, American Apparel, has a long history of promoting sexist and demeaning images of women has launched an ad campaign that objectifies an apparently underage girl. Demand this company be more respectful of women.
As drug and alcohol addiction continue to plague many individuals in the United States, one innovative program has proven to be highly effective in treating and rehabilitating patients. Praise this program and those who work hard to improve the lives of others.
Too many lives have been lost in senseless acts of gun violence that could have have been prevented. Support common sense measures to keep guns away from dangerous and unstable individuals and protect our communities.
A prominent radio host attacked the decisions of parents of transgender children, accusing them of “child abuse” for accepting who their children are. This kind of language could do great harm to children who are already trying to find their place in the world. Tell the host to cease her attacks on transgender youth and their parents.
Decades ago, a former high school student was denied his high school diploma for defying a race segregation regulation. Praise the actions of two former classmates who made the initiative to correct the racial injustice decades afterwards.
More than 10,000 farmworkers become physically ill due to toxic pesticide exposure on the job each year. Demand that federal legislators do more to protect farmworkers’ health.
Efforts to bring clean water and sanitation to rural villages in India have been remarkably successful. Applaud this project and urge them to continue restoring human health and dignity across India.
Racing greyhounds all over the country are fed meat that is considered unfit for human consumption, riddled with bacteria, pathogens, and drugs. Call for a ban on using this unsafe meat as food.
Since the fatal shooting of a black teen by a police officer, protestors have taken to the street, sick of the racialized violence directed at African Americans. Restore the protestors’ right to protest, gather, and speak freely, and denounce the brutal military-style tactics utilized by the police.
The Maui dolphin, a critically endangered species, is being threatened by oil and gas exploration. Urge the Prime Minister to stop these threatening activities, as these dolphins live in a sanctuary meant to keep them safe and healthy.
A popular venue has scheduled cruel lemur exhibits and races that will place the endangered species in even more peril. Urge the venue’s board of directors to cancel the upcoming events and respect the fragility of these sensitive creatures.
Police and pro-government groups are attacking union leaders participating in a massive hunger strike. Human rights activists attempting to provide medical care to the protesting workers have been beaten and arrested. Stop this police brutality and excessive force before it’s too late.
Restraint and seclusion have been used in Virginia’s public schools as regular disciplinary measures for students with disabilities. Administrators must stop these unethical procedures from harming innocent children.
Thousands of animals are boiled alive because of a misguided belief that the horrific technique improves the flavor of the meat. Tell government officials to end this inhumane act immediately.
Most farm animals spend their lives in unimaginably inhumane conditions and are the victims of horrifying cruelty. Help establish decent minimum care standards for livestock.
Conservation groups have requested endangered species status for the rusty patched bumble bee and have been ignored. Demand a response to protect this critical pollinator that is threatened with extinction.
Big agribusinesses would be able to act with little to no oversight if a recent proposal to dismantle statewide regulations on agricultural practices is approved. Urge state legislators to rescind this amendment immediately and help protect consumers, livestock, and the environment.
The 41 Republicans that blocked raising the minimum wage are going to give themselves a $2,800 raise. Tell our ‘public servants’ to stop being so greedy and help the American people.
Internet providers want to allow companies to pay a fee to give their websites priority and make them load faster. This will cater to big and wealthy corporations while excluding small companies and new businesses. The FCC has decided to allow this. Please urge them to reverse their decision.
A popular airline has decided to end its partnership with SeaWorld due to its long history of abuse. Commend the airline for taking action in order to protect innocent marine animals.
A historic park and world heritage site has been opened to fracking and oil drilling, threatening the largest collection of ancient Native American buildings in the United States. Help save these beautiful, sacred lands from fracking.
Whole Foods Market has started selling rabbit meat in select stores. Many people view these animals as pets; additionally, the corporation should be moving away from the sale of meat, especially rabbit. Demand all rabbit meat be removed from retail shelves within Whole Foods Market.