Recent Petitions

Don’t Prosecute Man Who Saved Dog Left Inside Hot Car

Don’t Prosecute Man Who Saved Dog Left Inside Hot Car

A man who rescued a dog left inside a hot vehicle was arrested and charged with criminal trespassing. His actions saved the dog’s life and should not be punished. Please sign this petition to urge the county judge to drop all charges against him.

Justice for Dog Beaten to Death with a Stick

Justice for Dog Beaten to Death with a Stick

A dog was recently lured from its owner’s yard and beaten to death with a stick. Demand that proper measures are taken to ensure that the young boy charged with the crime does not commit similar violence again.

Success: Abstinence-Only Sex Education Prohibited

Success: Abstinence-Only Sex Education Prohibited

Abstinence-only sex education will now be prohibited in one California school district, thanks to a recent ruling. Praise those who worked to stop ignorance in sex education.

Praise Popular Website’s New Anti-Harassment Policy

Praise Popular Website’s New Anti-Harassment Policy

Vulnerable people will now be protected from abuse and threats on an extremely popular online forum thanks to its new anti-harassment policy. Sign our petition to thank the CEO for taking steps to create a safe enough space to allow freedom of speech for everyone, not just bullies.

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Require Criminal Background Checks for Animal Adopters

Potential animal adopters in Michigan may soon be required to pass a criminal background check. Please support this petition and help approve this necessary legislation.

Success: Church Stops Dousing Homeless People with Water

Success: Church Stops Dousing Homeless People with Water

A watering system that was allegedly installed by a church in order to drench homeless people with water was taken down shortly after a news station aired the story. Sign this petition to thank the station for helping to bring about this positive change by means of their swift reporting.

Support Arrest of Men Who Allegedly Used Machetes to Kill Dog

Support Arrest of Men Who Allegedly Used Machetes to Kill Dog

An innocent dog was allegedly attacked by two men with machetes, which resulted in its death. Please sign this petition to let the grieving dog owner know that we support their arrest.

Do Not Silence Environmental Groups

Do Not Silence Environmental Groups

The Australian government is trying to silence environmental groups by making tax deductible donations a thing of the past. Sign this petition and demand citizens continue to have the right to donate without being penalized by the government.

Applaud Successful Block of Trade Deal Fast Track

Applaud Successful Block of Trade Deal Fast Track

The President’s attempt to fast track a trade deal that could harm the environment and U.S. citizens has been blocked by Senate Democrats. The deal will now be debated and discussed accordingly. Please sign here to thank the Senators and show those in favor of the deal that you stand against it.

Keep Religion Out of Science Classrooms

Keep Religion Out of Science Classrooms

Creationism may soon be taught in science classrooms despite substantial research in support of evolution. Many religious leaders have already accepted evolutionary science as valid, and students should be taught proper science. Sign the petition to ensure that science curriculum standards are not lowered.

End Mass Killing Initiatives

End Mass Killing Initiatives

Tens of thousands of birds have been massacred by a slow-acting poison that takes up to three grueling days to effectively kill bird populations. Urge the USDA to ban the use of this painful avicide immediately.

Praise Facebook for Expanding Employee Benefits to Janitors

Praise Facebook for Expanding Employee Benefits to Janitors

Facebook is expanding benefits for janitors, cooks, and other support staff. Praise the company for treating its workers with respect.

Don’t Toss Out Anti-Discrimination Employee Protections

Don’t Toss Out Anti-Discrimination Employee Protections

Gay and transgender employees are set to lose their workplace anti-discrimination protections, leaving them vulnerable to termination and mistreatment from their employers. Demand that the law that would get rid of these protections be vetoed so that it can never hurt Michigan’s workers.

Investigate Claims that Oil Company Offered Prostitution Services

Investigate Claims that Oil Company Offered Prostitution Services

An oil company stands accused of offering the services of a teenaged prostitute to an Iowan landowner for the rights to use his land. Sign here to demand a full investigation into these claims to ensure that no young girls are being bought and sold for profit.

Demand Harsher Criminal Penalties for Strangulation

Demand Harsher Criminal Penalties for Strangulation

Strangulation is a serious violent crime that can lead to permanent injury or death, and which is overwhelming perpetrated upon female domestic violence victims. Tell Kansas to change its punishment for strangulation from a lenient misdemeanor to what it really is: an aggravated felony battery.

Success: Family of Infant Injured by Flash Grenade to Receive Settlement

Success: Family of Infant Injured by Flash Grenade to Receive Settlement

The family of a child injured in a police raid at the wrong house is to be awarded a settlement of nearly $1 million. Praise this settlement, which will help the family pay the child’s medical expenses.

Protect Abused Mentally Ill Prisoners

Protect Abused Mentally Ill Prisoners

A recent Human Rights Watch investigation reveals systematic abuse against mentally ill prisoners. Stop the abuse and protect those suffering from mental illness.

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Allow Voter Registration on Election Day

Americans may soon be able to register to vote on elections days instead of having to do so weeks in advance. Demand that the proposal that would allow this gets signed into law so democracy can become that much more accessible to the average American.

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Don’t Make Citizens Pay to Vote

The voting rights of low income, minority, and young Americans are about to be horribly restricted by the imposition of poll taxes. Demand that these unconstitutional voter restrictions not be implemented.

Praise Crackdown on Abuse of Nail Salon Workers

Praise Crackdown on Abuse of Nail Salon Workers

Workers regularly endure wage theft and hazardous conditions in New York’s nail salons. Many are forced to wait weeks before getting paid or are never paid at all, and workers may develop skin and respiratory issues due to exposure to toxic chemicals. Praise the Governor’s decision to launch a salon-by-salon investigation into these unfair labor practices.

Stop Using Cats in High School Dissection Class

Stop Using Cats in High School Dissection Class

Cats are being used for dissection during biology class at a Oklahoma high school, and students were filmed sadistically making them perform a dance routine. Tell the school to stop this archaic and disturbing practice immediately by signing the petition.

Send Help to Flooded Animal Shelters

Send Help to Flooded Animal Shelters

After heavy rain caused flash-flooding in Texas, hundreds of pets were displaced. Help must be sent to these imperiled shelters immediately.

Help Civilians Under Attack From ISIS

Help Civilians Under Attack From ISIS

ISIS has launched an attack to gain control of the Iraqi city of Ramadi. Urge United Nations to send help to the civilians.

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Raise Minimum Wage Using Governor Powers

Workers making minimum wage could soon be able to earn a viable living wage of $15/hour in California if the governor uses his powers to raise the minimum wage unilaterally. Demand that California’s governor immediately raise the state minimum wage so that workers can support themselves and their families.

Praise Animal Sanctuary for Rescuing Innocent Peacocks from Slaughter

Praise Animal Sanctuary for Rescuing Innocent Peacocks from Slaughter

Peacocks in a Florida neighborhood were being ruthlessly killed by a trapper until a bird sanctuary group intervened to relocate them to safer homes. If it weren’t for the sanctuary’s efforts in rescuing a species that isn’t protected, the rest of the flock would have been decimated. Please sign this petition to applaud the sanctuary’s dedication and hard work.