Crest toothpaste contains a plastic additive that is harmful to consumers and the environment, causing painful mouth sores and polluting the Great Lakes. Demand that the plastic be removed from all Crest toothpastes immediately.
A lawyer in New York is hoping to move a privately owned chimpanzee to a sanctuary by convincing the New York Supreme Court to grant him legal personhood. Support this groundbreaking case, which could be one of the most important in animal rights history.
A plan to label tar sands as ‘highly polluting’ is being abandoned by the EU so that they can have it imported. Tell them not to give up on this important aspect of the climate change battle.
Forty-three students from a rural school in Mexico have been forcibly disappeared, and there are indications that some may have been killed. Sign the petition and demand that federal authorities implement a full and impartial investigation into such a horrific act of violence.
Salmon need healthy. pristine streams to thrive, but a coal company wants to build a giant mine in their habitat. Protect wild salmon and the environment that they call home from dirty coal pollution.
A report on the environmental and health-related dangers of fracking was delayed and altered by a governor who wanted to push his political agenda. Demand that he resign for this corrupt dishonesty and for putting the people of his state in danger.
A greyhound racing track is set to be built with taxpayer money despite a high level of citizen disapproval. Save greyhounds from exploitation by demanding that construction of the stadium be canceled immediately.
A mass grave might hold the remains of students killed by a police-gang coalition. The gang in question is now threatening the authorities working on the case. Ensure that investigators do not give in to these demands so those responsible are brought to justice.
Ads offering to sell underage girls for sex are being published and promoted by one of the nation’s largest online retailers. Demand the company stop participating in these atrocious human rights violations.
California’s wild salmon are at risk of genetic contamination that could wipe out the population. Genetically engineered salmon are being grown in tanks next to wild salmon’s natural habitats, threatening the species. Protect our wild salmon by removing tanks of genetically modified fish.
Life-saving medical apparatus are vital for ensuring patients’ wellbeing. Unfortunately, occasional equipment malfunctions lead to serious health issues and sometimes even death. Urge a medical device company to decrease the number of patient deaths caused by malfunctioning medical equipment.
The University of Washington recently received approval to nearly triple the size of its primate research lab. Stop this expansion and keep thousands of animals from being tortured now.
Cruel dolphin drive hunts slaughter dolphins for their meat and sell these majestic wild animals to zoos and aquariums for human profit. Protect these beautiful creatures by putting an end to this horrific form of collection.
Pet insurance companies will now be required to clearly and concisely explain what their plans offer and do not cover. Applaud this movement to make pet insurance work for pet owners, rather than against them.
Four teenagers broke into a local farm and brutally murdered over 900 chickens. Tell investigators to ensure that these teens are charged to the full extent of the law for the senseless slaughter.
Cougars are facing increasing difficulty in finding genetically diverse mates as more and more freeways cut through their natural habitats. Support building a freeway wildlife overpass to protect cougars and help them to maintain a healthy population.
Dirty coal-burning power plants are the biggest emitters of carbon pollution and other toxins that damage our health. Don’t allow these polluters a free pass to poison our atmosphere.
A successful bottle recycling program seeks to include even more types of plastic in its five-cent incentive plan, but is facing strong opposition from the bottling industry. Take action now to expand bottle recycling, reduce litter, and encourage reuse.
A veteran teacher was fired after defending a student against racist insults from other children. Tell the school board to reinstate her and teach kids that bullying in unacceptable.
Anti-choice employers are allowed to deny women reproductive healthcare coverage, under a recent Supreme Court decision. Fix this misguided policy and protect women from discrimination in the workplace.
Animal abuse has been classified into its own category, allowing police better access to criminal history and aiding in the prosecution of animal abusers. Thank the FBI for this action, as it will help prevent future animal cruelty.
The lives and reproductive rights of pregnant women and girls are threatened by a new Texas law that restricts access to abortion clinics. Demand a swift repeal of this law, which violates women’s bodily rights and access to health care.
Thousands of wild animals are beaten and punished in order to be trained for animal tourism attractions. Sign this petition to thank an organization that is working to end this exploitative and abusive industry.
A sheriff in Michigan is pushing for more severe punishments for animal cruelty after a series of heinous abuse cases across the state. Thank the sheriff for giving animals in Michigan the protection they deserve.
The majority of nurses in America feel unprepared, undereducated, and improperly equipped to deal with the arrival of Ebola in the U.S. Demand that a comprehensive plan is created in order to contain and treat the virus with full efficacy.