Woody Allen’s daughter accused him of molesting her at the age of seven. Now the successful film director is working on a series for Amazon. Demand that this project be cancelled and that no further legitimization be given to this perpetrator.
The astronomical costs of college are barring low-income students from obtaining higher education and saddling others with staggering debt. Please sign this petition to support President Obama’s plan to make community college free.
New York prisoners aged 21 and under will soon be exempt from solitary confinement, which can exacerbate or even cause mental illness in youth and young adults. Applaud the reform, which is the first initiative of its kind in America.
The Bible may soon become an official state book, despite the fact that it would be a clear violation of the separation of church and state. Demand that the state representatives responsible abandon their efforts immediately.
A police officer threatened people of color and posted calls for a ‘race war’ on social media. Demand that this dangerous individual be fired from a position where he is expected to protect people.
Marine life is becoming increasingly endangered by waste water being released into the ocean millions of gallons at a time. A city in Delaware is planning to build a pipeline to send its waste water into the ocean; prevent further pollution by stopping this plan immediately.
Animals made to perform in circuses undergo abuse for the sake of human entertainment and profit. Praise Guatemala City’s mayor for banning the use of circus animals and for helping to end their routine inhumane treatment.
A nonprofit has donated 5,000 microchips that will be implanted into newly adopted animals to increase their chances of reuniting with their owners if they are lost. Please sign this petition to thank this organization for working to reduce companion animal homelessness.
Certain segments of the Catholic faith continue to demonize gay people and advocate for ‘gay cure’ therapy. Demand that a governor cancel his scheduled appearance to speak at an event hosted by one of these Catholic organizations.
A member of Nebraska’s Board of Education runs a blog that has repeatedly called President Obama a ‘half-breed’ and mocked LGBT people. Demand that the governor remove him from his position immediately.
The alternative to BPA, BPS, has been linked to alterations in brain development and hyperactivity. Its continued widespread use endangers the lives of many unsuspecting humans; urge the American Chemistry Council to phase out all bisphenols from consumer products now.
Kentucky schools may soon be required to divide bathrooms by ‘biological sex’ and therefore prevent transgender students from using the correct bathrooms for their gender. Protect this vulnerable population from discrimination by rejecting this proposal today.
Juvenile prison systems are extremely expensive to operate and utterly ineffective in terms of rehabilitation. Urge Texas state legislators to put an end to the child prisons that leave so many kids too traumatized to function in the outside world.
The reproductive rights of American women will be severely restricted if Congress passes a proposed ban on 20-week abortions. Tell Speaker of the House John Boehner that this proposal is a violation of human rights and must be struck down immediately.
The monarch butterfly, an important pollinator, is quickly disappearing. Sign this petition and urge the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to support the species by listing it as endangered.
The ban on foie gras has been lifted in California, allowing farmers to force feed ducks and geese for human consumption. Sign this petition and urge the governor of California to end this cruel animal abuse.
Fourteen abused, emaciated horses were found on a Florida ranch. Demand that the ranch owners be severely punished for their heartless neglect and see that they are prevented from owning animals in the future.
A family’s home was almost demolished by the police in response to a missed court date for a DWI conviction. In the escalation, the suspect committed suicide, leaving the surviving mother and two children fatherless and homeless. Condemn the misguided tactics of the Ithaca Police Department and demand they contribute to the family’s relief fund.
The Gila monster is a unique lizard found in Utah’s Mojave Desert, however, its population has been facing a steady decline due to urbanization of the area. Please help to save this amazing creature.
An environmental activist sentenced to 20 years in prison has been released early after it was recently discovered that the FBI concealed evidence in the case. Applaud his release and demand justice for other activists as well.
Pet stores purchase the majority of their for-sale animals from inhumane puppy mills, without having to disclose that fact to the consumer. Urge state government officials to enforce stricter animal health and safety requirements to help protect pets and consumers.
A dog was brutally tortured and killed in cold blood allegedly by his owner’s boyfriend. Just before brutally killing the dog, whose name was Draco, the killer smiled, licked his lips and looked directly into the camera, police said. Demand justice for Draco by prosecuting this man to the fullest extent possible.
A church in Colorado is responsible for cancelling a woman’s funeral simply because she was gay. Sign the petition to admonish the church’s actions and support dignity in death.
A cruel coyote killing contest was recently held in Alberta. These competitions glorify the reckless massacre of precious wildlife. Urge local officials to put an end to this unnecessary slaughter and prevent such a contest from ever happening again.
Many koalas are suffering from burns caused by bush fires in Australia. Sign this petition to thank the International Fund for Animal Welfare for working hard to provide treatment and care for these kind creatures.