Climate change and human activities jeopardize the world’s fish and wildlife populations. Act now to protect sensitive ocean habitats from drilling, overfishing and other threats to their survival.
India recently banned the use of elephants in cruel circus acts. Thank the organizations that worked to achieve this victory for animal rights.
Potato chip bags pose a serious threat to animals and small children. A growing number of pets, particularly dogs, have suffocated inside chip bags. Help prevent pet deaths by asking Frito Lay to add warning labels to chip packages.
Hundreds of thousands of seals are violently clubbed to death in Canada every year. Europe has taken action to stop this slaughter by banning the import of seal products. Applaud these efforts to protect innocent seals.
A manager of an Indiana Pizza Hut recently allowed his location to close on Thanksgiving so that employees could spend time with family. For this, he was fired. Tell Pizza Hut to stop firing their managers for being generous to employees.
A Yale Ph.D. student posed as a slaughterhouse worker to write a first-person narrative and analysis of a horrific slaughterhouse in rural Kansas. Thank this author for putting himself in an unspeakable position to enlighten the public and expose the psychology behind American slaughterhouses.
Gap, Inc. has recently put out a new ad featuring a Sikh model. The advertisement was vandalized with racist comments, and the company quickly responded to address the issue. Thank Gap, Inc. for their commitment to equality.
Toxic waste threatens birds, monk seals and sea turtles on remote Tern Island. Tell the Environmental Protection Agency to commit to the island’s restoration and the protection of its wildlife.
A nonprofit worker and undercover investigator has been unjustly charged in a calf abuse scandal at a factory farm. Support this employee and organization for filming, reporting, and turning abuse footage over to police.
Rabbits are becoming more and more common as a household pet, and yet the demands of their delicate gastrointestinal systems and environmental needs are still not common knowledge to most pet owners, leaving many rabbits abused and unhealthy in otherwise loving homes. Please sign this petition to demand a set standard of care for rabbits in the United States.
Many gynecologists, who specialize in treating the female reproductive system, also care for male patients who are HIV+ or who have anal cancer. A recent ruling could prevent these doctors from giving their male patients essential care. Demand they be allowed to continue providing much needed treatment.
Afghanistan may re-legalizing a deadly punishment for adulterers – stoning to death. The process is simple but extremely cruel: criminals are killed slowly and painfully as a group of people throw stones at them until they die. This punishment has been for more than a decade, make sure it doesn’t come back.
In war-torn countries, military forces are known to raid schools and turn them into temporary army bases. This careless tactic denies children the right to an education and puts teachers at risk. Join the effort to save schools in war zones from this fate.
A woman was recently maced in her genital area after corrections officers alleged that she was hiding drugs. Support an end to brutal attacks against inmates and those suspected of crime.
Fracking uses a blend of carcinogenic and toxic chemicals to extract oil and gas from the earth. More than half the tonnage of chemicals is left to contaminate nearby drinking water. Voice your support for new, common sense regulations that help protect the citizens of Wyoming from this danger.
Poland’s military made the humane decision to stop harming animals during training exercises. Congratulate Poland for taking a stand to end these brutal and unnecessary tests.
An irresponsible breeder kept 250 animals in deplorable conditions. Demand that this cruelty be stopped, and that the perpetrator be fined and put in jail.
A teacher who also identifies as a lesbian was recently terminated from her employment because she helped LGBTI students report harassment. Applaud her for taking a stand for equality and suing the school district for discrimination.
Homeboy Industries is a cafe and bakery that employs former gang members to prevent gang recidivism. Support this innovative effort that helps gang members turn over a new leaf.
In today’s international society, understanding dietary codes like veganism and vegetarianism is increasingly important. Unfortunately, most college campuses do nothing to promote that understanding. Sign this petition to encourage programs that build this type of sensitivity in the college environment.
After decades of supporting Childhaven, a therapeutic center for children with special needs, the U.S. government pulled its funding of this important program. Urge federal officials to reinstate the funding agreement, and help give these children the care they require.
Famed actor Leonardo Dicaprio recently granted 3 million dollars to the World Wildlife Foundation to help tigers in Nepal. Applaud this generous donation that will help the World’s endangered tigers.
Global superstore Ikea recently replaced a spread of a lesbian couple in the Russian edition of their company magazine with another story, in order to be in compliance with Russia’s new anti-gay law. Urge Ikea to drop the pretense of “neutrality” and reverse this discriminatory decision.
Moroccan law states that victims of rape must marry their attackers. This law causes great distress and leads some women to take their own lives. Sign this petition and demand an end to this draconian law.
A much needed bill has been introduced to Congress which would end undeserved tax breaks for fossil fuel companies and hold them accountable for their own mistakes. Sign the petition to thank the Congressmen introducing it for helping us move in the right direction.