Recent Petitions

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Stop Big Oil From Drilling on Coral Reef

One of the most ecologically diverse coral reefs in the world is facing environmental destruction due to offshore oil drilling. Demand that this precious natural resource be saved from Big Oil’s greed and indifference.

Send More Help to Nepal as Second Earthquake Hits

Send More Help to Nepal as Second Earthquake Hits

A second devastating earthquake recently hit Nepal, killing 32 people and injuring 1,000 while the country was still recovering from the first earthquake it experienced a couple of weeks ago. Urge the United Nations to send more help.

Justice For African-American Man Found Hanging From Tree

Justice For African-American Man Found Hanging From Tree

An African-American man was found hanging from a tree in Georgia. Urge authorities to find out what happened to him.

Justice For Blogger Killed in Bangladesh

Justice For Blogger Killed in Bangladesh

A blogger in Bangladesh was brutally murdered in the streets. Demand police find and prosecute those responsible.

Applaud Republican Governor for Acknowledging Climate Change

Applaud Republican Governor for Acknowledging Climate Change

Prominent Republican and likely presidential candidate Chris Christie has come out as a believer in climate change and is saying that mankind has contributed to it. Applaud Governor Christie for acknowledging science and taking a stand against his anti-science Republican colleagues.

Praise Efforts to End Credit Discrimination Against Job Seekers

Praise Efforts to End Credit Discrimination Against Job Seekers

Job seekers can now show that personal debt has nothing to do with their future work performance. Applaud the New York City Council for banning credit discrimination against potential hires.

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Praise Construction of Wildlife Crossings Along Busy Highway

Hundreds of wild animals have died trying to cross a busy highway to reach a river for watering and feeding. Praise a progressive project to build wildlife crossings along the highway, protecting both motorists and wildlife.

Applaud New Drug Treatment Program

Applaud New Drug Treatment Program

A small town is now allowing drug addicts to come forward for treatment with no threat of legal recourse. This program will save countless lives and do a great deal to heal the community as a whole. Sign here to praise the Gloucester police and beg them to spread this compassionate program far and wide.

Stop Female Genital Mutilation

Stop Female Genital Mutilation

Ninety-two percent of married Egyptian women have experienced female genital mutilation. Stop mutilating women’s genitals and demand harsher punishment for this crime.

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Protect America’s Public Lands

The people’s voice should always be present at the table when projects that affect our public forest lands are considered. Because clear cutting is conducted at the taxpayer’s expense, we can legally demand: No taxation without representation. Call for better representation of citizen interests.

Tell Marvel and Disney to Promote Female Superhero Toys

Tell Marvel and Disney to Promote Female Superhero Toys

Marvel and Disney are leaders in producing action figures for children but recently, an astounding lack of gender diversity can be seen in their marketing and production. Sign this petition to encourage these companies to promote and produce more female superheroes for girls and boys.

Save California Water by Halting Nestlé Bottling Operations

Save California Water by Halting Nestlé Bottling Operations

Nestlé is taking water from one of the most drought-stricken regions of California to make millions from its water bottling industry. Call on Governor Jerry Brown to halt Nestlé’s bottling operations in the state to prevent further water depletion.

Denounce Woman Who Called Immigrants “Rats and Roaches”

Denounce Woman Who Called Immigrants “Rats and Roaches”

A woman referred to undocumented immigrants as “rats and roaches” at a conservative event where she was applauded and praised by an influential GOP political consultant. Sign this petition to demand that her statement and the racist attitude behind it be denounced.

Support Protest Against Shell’s Plan to Drill in the Arctic

Support Protest Against Shell’s Plan to Drill in the Arctic

David is squaring off against Goliath in Seattle’s Puget Sound as “kayaktivists” attempt to stop Shell from drilling in the Arctic Ocean and making port in their harbor. Sign here to support their efforts and to show the politicians and corporations of the world that fossil fuels cannot be the energy focus any longer.

Reject Obama’s Approval of Arctic Oil Drilling

Reject Obama’s Approval of Arctic Oil Drilling

The Obama administration gave Shell Oil permission to drill in the remote Chukchi Sea. This is dangerous as a spill could seriously affect wildlife and the closest Coast Guard station is 1,000 miles away. Urge President Obama to protect wildlife and revoke this permit.

Send Help For Hundreds of Sick, Weak, Refugees

Send Help For Hundreds of Sick, Weak, Refugees

Nine hundred refugees were found in boats off the coast of Indonesia. They had been drifting for several days without food or water and are sick and weak. Ask President Obama to send help.

Justice for Two Murdered Police Officers

Justice for Two Murdered Police Officers

Two police officers in Mississippi were shot and killed recently during a routine traffic stop. Demand those responsible be sentenced to life in prison.

Build Larger Holding Tanks to Prevent Oil Spills Into Hudson River

Build Larger Holding Tanks to Prevent Oil Spills Into Hudson River

After a fire broke out at Indian Point nuclear plant in New York, an estimated thousands of gallons of oil spilled into the Hudson River having a potentially devastating effect on wildlife. Demand that larger holding tanks be built to prevent spills in the future.

Ban Microbeads to Reduce Plastic Pollution

Ban Microbeads to Reduce Plastic Pollution

Harmful plastic microbeads are polluting our water and jeopardizing our health, but lawmakers have failed to act to protect the public from this threat. Demand a strong law to stop microbead plastics from polluting local waterways and aquatic life.

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Stop Pouring Millions of Gallons of Drinking Water into Lake for Fishing

Millions of gallons of clean, potable drinking water are reportedly being used to keep a California recreational fishing lake full despite the fact that the state is in the middle of one of the worst droughts in history. Demand that this waste of drinking water end at once.

Success: A Reusable Alternative for Wasteful K-Cups

Success: A Reusable Alternative for Wasteful K-Cups

Keurig has reintroduced an environmentally friendly, reusable coffee filter as an alternative to its plastic coffee pods, helping to reduce the number of non-recycable plastic coffee pods that end up in landfills and pollute the environment. Thank Keurig for its efforts to reduce waste.

Stop Cruel Elephant Fighting

Stop Cruel Elephant Fighting

Elephants are being forced to fight in sumo-style wrestling matches to entertain people at a harvest festival in India. Demand that the government stop this cruel bloodsport and lay charges against the organizers.

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Force Resignation of School Founder Over Alleged Racist Remarks

Apparent racism ruined a high school class’ graduation ceremony after the school founder allegedly berated the audience with anti-black rhetoric. Demand that the founder resign from her position with the school at once for her reported racism.

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Remove Confederate Statue from Popular University Campus

The white supremacist President of the Confederacy has been honored for a century with a statue on a public university campus. Demand that this unabashed memorialization of racism and slavery be removed from the campus at once.

Success: TV Show Exploiting Sex Workers Cancelled

Success: TV Show Exploiting Sex Workers Cancelled

A TV show that lured and trapped sex workers into listening to a lecture full of false promises while cops and cameras stood by has been cancelled after real advocates for these women spoke out against it. Thank the network for listening to reason and removing the program.