A Muslim community was recently denied the ability to rent a space in which to practice their religion. Demand that their town’s leadership reverse the decision and grant its Muslim residents a place to worship.
Workers with disabilities are being paid under the minimum wage because of a law that encourages outdated beliefs about the capabilities of disabled individuals. Sign this petition to encourage an end to this discriminatory practice.
A large section of forest is set to be destroyed to make way for a biotech facility focused on animal testing. Tell the local government to stop clearing a valuable ecosystem for this inhumane reason.
A Pakistani actress and her associates were recently given harsh prison sentences for airing a controversial scene on television. Demand that these unfair sentences be dropped and that freedom of speech be upheld in Pakistan.
Patients are forced to live in filthy conditions, are denied medical care, and are sexually abused at a mental health facility in Guatemala. Demand that the hospital be closed and that its patients be transferred to a facility where their human rights are not violated on a daily basis.
Ringed seals have experienced rapid habitat loss due to climate change, however, their populations may soon be saved thanks to a government initiative to establish a massive protected habitat area. Applaud efforts to create the world’s largest critical habitat area and save threatened ringed seals.
A homeless camp is being dismantled, displacing at least one-third of the camp’s former inhabitants and putting them back on the street. Demand adequate shelter be provided for all of the camp’s former residents.
The name ‘Daesh,’ an acronym for ISIS’s Arabic name, is a much less problematic term and carries with it a number of progressive implications. Thank Secretary of State Kerry for spearheading a shift towards using this important name in the administration’s language.
Animal protection regulations have been strengthened in Nova Scotia, but only two enforcement officers remain in the entire province. Demand an improved network of trained enforcement officers to ensure an effective reduction of animal cruelty.
Those feeding the homeless illegally will not be arrested or cited for 30 days, according to a judge’s orders. Applaud the moratorium as well as the judge’s efforts to determine the legality of a food sharing ban.
Fracking is a harmful gas extraction process that threatens the health of humans and wildlife, which is why one community has successfully extended its ban on fracking. Applaud those responsible for fighting to extend a county-wide fracking ban and encourage them to continue to make environmental health a priority.
Taxes on poor families could go up, as Republicans threaten to let a tax credit expire just to spite President Obama. Demand Republican lawmakers drop this petty fight, which would only punish low-income workers and their children.
Women in a small village were accused of witchcraft, tortured, and humiliated 13 years ago. Ensure that they receive justice for these heinous crimes against their humanity in the form of a fair and speedy trial.
Severe water shortages in California are hitting the state’s low-income communities hardest. Push to alleviate the burden of drought on those least equipped to handle it.
An Indian elephant was recently freed from an abusive life of street begging and brought to a peaceful wildlife sanctuary. Please sign here to celebrate Wildlife SOS’s success and future plans to save more mistreated animals.
The LGBT community will soon receive full legal protection against bias in the workplace or in public, thanks to a new amendment to the Human Rights Code. Applaud the bill, which will help end discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation.
A massive part of the Tonto National Forest could be sold to a mining company so they can strip the land of its copper deposits. Tell Congress that you won’t tolerate the selling of protected land for the sake of corporate profits.
The coho salmon is plummeting toward extinction due to an extreme drought that has resulted in low water levels, preventing the salmon from reproducing. Urge the government to take action and keep this endangered species from disappearing.
Women and girls with mental disabilities are being forcibly institutionalized, where they receive improper treatment and medication. Urge the prime minister to stop these grave human rights violations by signing this petition.
The life and works of Albert Einstein are more accessible than ever thanks to the partnership of prestigious international universities. Applaud the project for helping share his genius with the world.
Welfare recipients in Michigan will soon be drug tested in order to receive much-needed assistance for themselves and their families. Please let the governor know that criminalizing welfare will do little to curb drug problems and will only increase public stigma against welfare recipients.
A renewable energy company has just opened the world’s largest solar farm in California. Show your support for renewable energy and a green future by signing this petition.
The grizzly bear is up for reintroduction in Washington state, but there are opponents to this move. Sign this petition and make sure that these majestic animals are given a home in the wild west of America.
Chimpanzees are being denied freedom from their neglectful owners because they have no legal personhood. Protest the decision to deny these intelligence and emotional animals the freedoms that we as humans take for granted.
President Obama was recently called a ‘dictator’ who needs to be stopped. This is the kind of lie that has made Obama the most threatened president in U.S. history. Demand that the congressman responsible immediately and publicly apologize for his remarks.