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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Facebook is expanding benefits for janitors, cooks, and other support staff. Praise the company for treating its workers with respect.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A recent Human Rights Watch investigation reveals systematic abuse against mentally ill prisoners. Stop the abuse and protect those suffering from mental illness.
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.
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.
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.
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.
After heavy rain caused flash-flooding in Texas, hundreds of pets were displaced. Help must be sent to these imperiled shelters immediately.
ISIS has launched an attack to gain control of the Iraqi city of Ramadi. Urge United Nations to send help to the civilians.
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.
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.