Two cities will soon present their case against fracking to the Colorado Supreme Court. If their regulations are passed, it would be a rare win for local governments imposing tougher oil and gas rules than the state. Urge the court to allow these cities to protect themselves from fracking’s harmful effects.
The CEO of Volkswagen, which used a device in its cars to illegally dodge emissions standards, has resigned. Applaud his resignation as the first step towards consequences for the lying automaker.
Police were investigating Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane for rape, but the victim’s rape kit was emptied and placed on the victim’s mother’s doorstep. Demand the maximum punishment for whoever tampered with the evidence as this may allow a rapist to escape conviction.
A man allegedly broke into an animal shelter, causing 22 dogs to go missing and 4 to be killed. Sign this petition to ensure he is given a harsh prison sentence if he is found guilty of this horrible crime.
Millions of Americans are currently denied access to life-improving medicine. Medical marijuana has been shown to greatly decrease the effects of chronic pain, PTSD, cancer, insomnia, and a large number of other illnesses. Help ease pain and suffering by legalizing medical marijuana.
An 18-year-old committed suicide after reportedly being encouraged to end his own life by his online girlfriend. Charge the woman with voluntary manslaughter and as an accessory to suicide for her role in a young man’s senseless death.
A transgender woman traveling for her mother’s birthday was subjected to pat down, luggage searches and detainment by the TSA after going through the full body scanner. The incident caused her to miss her flight and she was charged for getting another flight despite American Airlines lying about her receiving a refund. Demand the TSA issue a formal apology for its horrendous treatment of this woman.
United States soldiers are reportedly being ordered to ignore horrendous sex crimes occurring in Afghanistan. Urge the U.S. Army to stop ignoring these crimes, and instead start intervening and helping the victims of rape and sex slavery.
A young man in Saudi Arabia is being sentenced to beheading and public crucifixion for crimes he allegedly committed at a protest when he was just 17 years old. Tell the King of Saudi Arabia that he cannot sentence this man to death for crimes he committed as a minor under obligations with the United Nations.
Non-violent protesters and investigative journalists are being prosecuted as terrorists, thanks to the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act. Help protect the free speech of animal rights activists by demanding that this act be repealed immediately.
In a partnership with the Conscious Kitchen, Sausalito Marin school district in California is now the first, and only, school district in the nation to provide school meals that are 100% organic and GMO-free. Applaud this school for being the first to invest in the food it serves its students and promoting a healthy, sustainable future.
Clean water regulations are being ignored by several states, putting the health and lives of their citizens at risk. Sign this petition to demand that states be required to uphold these regulations in order to better ensure that big businesses do not pollute the water used by everyday Americans.
After raising the price of the lifesaving drug Daraprim 4,000 percent a tablet overnight, it will now be lowered back to something more affordable. Applaud our efforts to ensure this drug can continue to save lives.
A ban on abortions after 20 weeks has just been blocked by the Senate. Applaud this step towards protecting women’s rights.
A high school football player allegedly smeared Icy Hot onto the face and eyes of an opposing team member during a game. This disturbing behavior should be considered assault. Demand his privilege to play sports be suspended indefinitely.
Planned Parenthood, which provides basic healthcare to millions of women, may soon be defunded if a bill passes in the Senate. Urge the Senate to block this bill that is nothing more than an emotional attack on women’s rights.
The U.S. has agreed to increase the number of Middle Eastern refugees permitted to resettle in the country by 15,000 in 2016 and 100,000 in 2017. Thank the U.S. government for aiding in this crisis and urge officials to follow through on these promises.
Mexican authorities recently arrested a gang leader who they claim ordered the abductions of the 43 students in Iguala last year, but correspondents believe this is just another lie created to put a swift end to the investigation. Urge the government to stop their fake narrative and bring true justice to the students and their families.
A critical wetland, home to nearly 250 bird species, is in danger of destruction by a proposal to build a massive mall. We must speak up now before construction begins on this invasive development project.
A beloved and critically endangered Sumatran elephant named Yongki was brutally murdered for his tusks. Urge officials to punish his murderer under the full extent of the law.
A drug used to treat a life-threatening infection went from an affordable $13.50 to $750 a tablet overnight, causing those who need the drug most–newborns, cancer patients, and people with AIDS–to suffer or die. Demand the price be lowered to a reasonable cost.
Thousands of black bears are killed each year due to Wisconsin’s horrific hunting practices. Demand a stop to this brutal and unnecessary slaughter.
Egypt’s government and justice systems are terribly unfair. This is evidenced by the biased treatment of a young pre-med student who was wrongfully accused of cheating. Demand Egypt clean up its system so that the population can thrive.
A man allegedly shot his girlfriend, their baby son, and a pastor in a church in Selma, Ala. Urge the district attorney to seek punishment for him under the full extent of the law for his sickening crime.
Volkswagen was found to be cheating federal emissions tests and making cars that release nitrogen oxides at up to 40 times the federal standard. Urge the EPA to severely punish Volkswagen for lying and producing cars that pollute the air.