Recent Petitions

Give Newborn Infants Lifesaving Care

Give Newborn Infants Lifesaving Care

Babies born with life-threatening complications need specialized care to survive and grow healthy. Don’t cut back on programs that these newborns and their families depend on.

Praise Political Official for Bravely Coming Out

Praise Political Official for Bravely Coming Out

A Latvian political official has bravely come out as gay, shattering homophobic stigmas and encouraging progression of LGBT rights in the eastern European country. Sign the petition to applaud his brave decision and support the globalization of LGBT rights.

Punish Officials Participating in Ivory Trade

Punish Officials Participating in Ivory Trade

Chinese officials have been caught purchasing ivory, thereby fueling the illegal wildlife trade. Urge the president to punish these officials for contributing to the murder of thousands of elephants.

Don’t Criminalize the ‘Promotion’ of Homosexuality

Don’t Criminalize the ‘Promotion’ of Homosexuality

The ‘promotion’ and display of homosexual activity may soon be punishable by up to seven years in prison in Uganda. Demand that the Ugandan president publicly denounce this discriminatory legislation.

Saiga antelope

Applaud Decision to Protect Migratory Mammals

The declining migratory mammal populations of central Asia will now be protected from the devastating effects of poaching and linear infrastructure. Thank those who created this incredible initiative to preserve central Asia’s wild.

Applaud Repeal of Cross-Dressing Ban

Applaud Repeal of Cross-Dressing Ban

A long-standing ban on men wearing women’s clothing has been thrown out in Malaysia, because it discriminates against transgender individuals. Thank the judges who supported transgender individuals’ right to live with dignity.

Canadian lynx

Save Lynx from Deadly Traps

Imperiled lynx populations are being put at risk by recreational trapping. Stop harmful traps from threatening the survival of these beautiful, wild cats.

Applaud Appointment of Animal Rights Commissioner

Applaud Appointment of Animal Rights Commissioner

A new government entity has been appointed to promote animal welfare by improving the enforcement of existing laws and also recommending new protection legislation. Applaud the appointment of the first Animal Rights Commissioner, who will ensure the protection of countless animals.

Iowa pipeline

Oppose Invasive Oil Pipeline

An invasive crude oil pipeline is proposed to cross through farmland, homes, and precious freshwater sources. Action must be taken now to reject this request, which will destroy the land and leave it vulnerable to devastating pipeline oil spills.

Support Advertisement Against Duck Farms

Support Advertisement Against Duck Farms

Ducks on Australian farms are often mistreated by being routinely deprived of water. Sign this petition to support an advertising campaign that reveals the truth about these abusive farms.

Demand Improved Treatment of Chickens

Demand Improved Treatment of Chickens

Six states are opposing a ban on cruel battery cages for egg-laying hens. Sign this petition and demand the improved of treatment of egg-laying chickens.

The National Pollinator Strategy to save bee habitat

Praise Restoration of Bee Habitat

Bees and other pollinators are essential to our worldwide food supply. Praise a new, much-needed strategy to preserve their habitats, not only saving these crucial insects but also securing agricultural production.

Success: City Implements Innovative Crime Reporting Kiosk

Success: City Implements Innovative Crime Reporting Kiosk

Anonymous crime reporting kiosks are being implemented in India, a country where women who report crimes against them are also abused by the police they report to. This necessary solution to preventing crimes against women should be praised and supported.

No Net Loss Initiative, biodiversity offsetting

Don’t Destroy One Natural Area to Restore Another

A new threat to biodiversity would allow one natural area to be degraded in order to preserve a geographically different area. This initiative only creates an easy pass for development and infrastructure to destroy natural habitats. Take action now to stop this destructive biodiversity offsetting.

Success: Cross Dressing Ban Found Unconstitutional

Success: Cross Dressing Ban Found Unconstitutional

A cross dressing ban in Malaysia has been found unconstitutional. Sign the petition to show your support for LGBT rights in this country.

Stop Discrimination Against HIV-Positive Patients

Stop Discrimination Against HIV-Positive Patients

People living with HIV/AIDS are vehemently denied health care in Yemen. Sign the petition to stop this discriminatory practice.

Support Airline’s Ban on Transporting Shark Fins

Support Airline’s Ban on Transporting Shark Fins

The second largest airline in India has banned transportation of shark fins on all of its aircraft. This ban will undoubtedly help the shark populations of the area regain health and stability. Commend this ban and support of sharks by signing this petition.

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Tell Protesters Not to Disguise Themselves with Burqas

Protesters are planning to wear traditional Muslim veils to circumvent a ban on non-religious face coverings at the G20 summit in Brisbane, Australia. Demand that the protestors abandon their plans that will contribute to Islamophobia and put Muslim women in danger, and find another way to remain anonymous.

Applaud Compassionate Penguin Research

Applaud Compassionate Penguin Research

A group of researchers has designed a robot disguised as a penguin, which will be used to study penguins without causing intense stress to the animals. Applaud this unobtrusive, yet highly reliable research innovation.

Stop Pollution Caused by Factory Farms

Stop Pollution Caused by Factory Farms

Pig farms in North Carolina are massive polluters, causing health problems and environmental issues in the communities where they exist. A group of prominent, environmental lawyers is working to change the negative impact these farms have. Commend the group for working to address the harmful pollution on North Carolina’s hog farms.

Keep Stolen Seafood Out of the U.S.

Keep Stolen Seafood Out of the U.S.

Illegally caught fish are being sold in the United States, placing our oceans in peril. Urge President’s Obama’s task force to create strict guidelines that will prevent these fish from entering the U.S. market.

Don’t Give FBI Unnecessary Spying Powers

Don’t Give FBI Unnecessary Spying Powers

The FBI recently decided is should have fewer restrictions on its power to hack people’s computers. Tell regulators that the FBI should not have unconstitutional and unnecessary surveillance powers that put Americans at risk.

Thank Mayor for Proposing to Speed Up Pet Adoptions

Thank Mayor for Proposing to Speed Up Pet Adoptions

A mayor wants to increase pet adoptions in his city by creating a new ordinance that allows individuals to adopt animals faster. Please sign this petition to thank him for speeding up pet adoptions.

Stop Elephant Ivory Smuggling in China

Stop Elephant Ivory Smuggling in China

Many tons of elephant ivory may have been smuggled back to China on an official state visit to Tanzania. Demand that Chinese officials investigate accusations that they contributed to the massive poaching problem that is wiping out African elephants.

Reform End-of-Life Care for the Terminally Ill

Reform End-of-Life Care for the Terminally Ill

Countless patients with terminal illnesses in Mexico suffer unnecessarily from chronic pain and discomfort due to inadequate end-of-life care. Sign the petition to stop this needless suffering by urging reform of Mexico’s health care system.