Discrimination against people of color in housing markets could be brought back to life by the Supreme Court. Urge the court not to abandon fair housing laws that protect minorities from discrimination in the housing market.
An attempt to auction a permit to kill an endangered elephant in the name of conservation has been withdrawn. Praise the cancellation of this ridiculous and contradictory initiative.
Only five breeding pairs of Mexican gray wolves remain in the U.S., and now even these few animals are under threat. Act to save the endangered wolves from hunters and ranchers.
We can end Alzheimer’s disease and protect countless families from losing loved ones to this scourge. Pledge to join the fight to stop Alzheimer’s for good, and become a part of the solution.
Hundreds of children are at risk of being sold into forced prostitution at the Super Bowl, which has been called the ‘largest human trafficking incident in the United States.’ Act now to save kids from this terrible fate.
Major universities across the country continue to invest in destructive fossil fuels, but professors at Stanford University recently requested that their university end its ties with fossil fuel. Tell Stanford to set an example by divesting from these non-renewable energy sources today.
Epileptic children are being denied highly effective treatments due to statewide bans on the use of medicinal marijuana. Ask Texas to legalize medicinal cannabis, a drug which has resulted in drastic improvements in the quality of life of severely epileptic patients.
Transgender students at San Diego State University are regularly harassed in gym locker rooms for their gender. Demand that the university install shower curtains in gym locker rooms to mitigate this problem.
Thirty-eight malnourished children were saved from a horrible life thanks to the police shutdown of a child trafficking ring. Sign this petition to thank the officers for saving these children.
Marine animals are under threat from an oil company’s plan to use damaging survey techniques that have caused mass whale beaching. Act now to prevent the deaths of many endangered and protected ocean species.
Due to the efforts of animal activists, gray wolves no longer face slaughter in the Great Lakes region. Praise the decision to once again protect these threatened animals.
A family dog named Simone was shot and killed by a cop who later refused to explain his decision to kill the dog. Demand justice for Simone and call for the officer who pulled the trigger to be held accountable.
A man responsible for saving the lives of several people during a terrorist attack has been granted French nationality. Thank this man for his outstanding bravery by signing this petition.
FIFA is forcing female soccer players to compete on artificial turf during the Women’s World Cup, increasing the players’ likelihood of injury. Demand that FIFA treat women’s soccer with the same importance as men’s soccer by allowing them to compete in the safest conditions.
Students may be forced to watch a conservative history documentary excusing slavery and the genocide of Native Americans before they can graduate high school. Demand that the proposed legislation that would create this requirement be abandoned.
Student groups have been banned from going on school trips to see the historical civil rights drama “Selma.” Demand that the ban be lifted immediately so that students may benefit from this important lesson in history.
A company that uses illegal, unsustainable fishing techniques has been receiving subsidies from government officials despite the damage they’re doing to the oceans. Encourage two prominent government figures to stop supporting one notorious and destructive fishing operation.
Every day the unique and unparalleled beauty of the Great Barrier Reef comes under greater threat of disaster as more and more shipping lanes open through its waters. Urge the Australian government to take action to protect this natural wonder of the world.
A young pit bull who was shot and left for dead at the top of a mountain was carried to safety by a compassionate hiker. Applaud the hiker for her dedication to saving the life of a lost, injured animal.
A proposal that would allow transgender students to compete on sports teams that conform with their gender identity has been abandoned by a high school sports association. Demand that the association continue to pursue this proactive policy change.
Mugshots of African American men were reportedly used as targets by police officers during gun training. Demand that the department fire the officers responsible and immediately discontinue this disturbing practice.
With an increased number of patients, the quality of mental health care service at a California health care provider has been declining and has led to severe consequences. Urge Kaiser Permanente to hire more mental health care providers and ensure all patients receive the treatment they deserve.
Transgender people face rampant abuse and intolerance when using gender-specific public restrooms. Thank West Hollywood, California for requiring all single-occupancy restrooms be gender neutral, eliminating some of that daily discrimination.
The need to fight climate change is urgent, and NASA is a leader in researching how our planet is changing as the temperatures climb. Unbelievably, a senator who denies the existence of global warming has been elected to be the chairman of the organization. Demand that someone who will continue to study climate change be put in charge of NASA instead.
A dog cannibalized her kennel mate after being left starved and unsupervised in an animal shelter. Demand charges be brought against the staff responsible as well as more resources for the shelter to prevent similar negligence.