Recent Petitions

Establish More Accurate Sentencing for Animal Cruelty

Establish More Accurate Sentencing for Animal Cruelty

A dog breeding facility kept more than 50 dogs in derelict conditions, denying them food and water and confining them to cramped cages littered with excrement. The couple responsible has been charged with only two counts of animal cruelty. Demand more serious punishment for these horrific crimes.

Applaud Clothing Company for Creative, Feminist Advertising

Applaud Clothing Company for Creative, Feminist Advertising

A clothing company is highlighting the achievements of women in comedy by using female comedians as models for its fall collection. Sign the petition and thank the company for presenting a more well-rounded, three-dimensional image of women in fashion advertising.

Thank Vatican for Accepting Gays into Church

Thank Vatican for Accepting Gays into Church

Gays and lesbians will finally be accepted into the Catholic church, according to a new statement from the Vatican. Thank Pope Francis for this radical change, and encourage the church to extend its support to same-sex marriage.

Don’t Lower Minimum Marriage Age for Girls

Don’t Lower Minimum Marriage Age for Girls

Child brides are often victims of domestic violence and the fatal complications of premature pregnancy. In defiance of international law, one country seeks to lower its legal marriage age to 16 for girls. Protect the health and rights of women and girls by urging Bangladesh to reconsider this ill-conceived law.

Stop the Biggest Threat to U.S. Birds

Stop the Biggest Threat to U.S. Birds

Hundreds of beautiful bird species are at risk because of threats posed by global warming. Take action to protect birds from big polluters and help stop climate change.

Stop Bestiality in Denmark

Stop Bestiality in Denmark

Animal brothels and bestiality are legal in Denmark as long as the “animals don’t suffer.” Demand that bestiality in Denmark be stopped and that those who commit sexual abuse of animals be punished.

Dismiss Inspector Who Ignored Animal Abuse

Dismiss Inspector Who Ignored Animal Abuse

A government inspector was seen not only allowing but encouraging animal abuse at a hog transport facility. Demand that the investigator be suspended from his duties, and that if he is found guilty of breach of conduct, he be fired altogether.

Punish Cruel and Neglectful Pet Owners

Punish Cruel and Neglectful Pet Owners

Pets rely on their owners for adequate safety, nutrition, and love. Too often, pet owners let their animals go without the care they deserve, abusing and neglecting them. Support a new bill in Thailand to hold owners accountable for their pet care.

Keep Wilderness Photography Legal and Free

Keep Wilderness Photography Legal and Free

Anyone wishing to photograph federally-owned land could soon be required to purchase an expensive permit, or face a hefty fine. This decision violates First Amendment rights. Urge the organization responsible for this proposal to keep nature photography free and legal.

Keep Children Safe from Guns

Keep Children Safe from Guns

Every year, children and teens are injured or killed by firearms in their own homes. Too often, unsafe storage practices give children and teens access to these dangerous weapons. Demand action to protect our nation’s youth from guns.

End Barbaric Practice of Burning Bulls Alive

End Barbaric Practice of Burning Bulls Alive

Bulls are set on fire and burned alive for entertainment at a horrific annual festival. Spectators watch as the bulls suffer unimaginable pain from balls of flaming pitch fixed to their horns. Urge officials to end this inhumane practice.

Tell Major Fashion Line to Stop Selling Angora

Tell Major Fashion Line to Stop Selling Angora

The production of angora wool relies on the barbaric practice of ripping fur from the skin of angora rabbits. Many fashion retailers have stopped selling angora, but French Connection continues to support these cruel practices. Tell French Connection to end sales of angora wool.

Applaud Judge for Tossing Pro-Cruelty Lawsuit

Applaud Judge for Tossing Pro-Cruelty Lawsuit

A judge just stood up for chickens by throwing out a case alleging that California’s farm animal protections are unconstitutional. Applaud this judge for refusing to let agro-industrial interests trump the rights and welfare of vulnerable farm animals.

Enforce Punishment for Animal Welfare Violations

Enforce Punishment for Animal Welfare Violations

Despite violations for unsafe and unsanitary conditions, cruel dog breeders continue to run their businesses. Sign this petition to demand punishments for animal welfare violations be actively enforced to give dogs better lives.

Don’t Allow Companies to Pollute Our Waters

Don’t Allow Companies to Pollute Our Waters

Streams and wetlands are being polluted by companies taking advantage of a loophole in the law. Protect our wildlife, natural ecosystems, and drinking water from toxic pollution by granting the EPA regulatory authority over our smaller bodies of water.

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Take Islamophobic Blogger Off National TV

A vocally Islamophobic blogger and author is stirring up fear about Islam, the Middle East, and the ‘Muslim World’ on Fox News. Urge Fox to stop inviting her to advocate her prejudice and hateful stereotypes on its programs.

Fracking wastewater used for livestock and wildlife

Stop Livestock from Drinking Fracking Wastewater

Oil and gas wastewater used to water livestock causes genetic defects and eventually death in cow populations. Unfortunately, the EPA allows the use of this harmful wastewater for livestock and wildlife. Take action now to protect the future of these animals.

Applaud Action Against Officer Who Assaulted Teenager

Applaud Action Against Officer Who Assaulted Teenager

Two police officers were recently suspended after an aggressive attack on an innocent teenager caused him to lose consciousness. Praise disciplinary action against the officers, and ensure that further action is considered should an investigation find the officers guilty of misconduct.

Bridal Veil Falls in Canada

Prevent Tar Sands Pipeline from Destroying Parks

Four provincial parks are in danger of degradation by the construction of a tar sands pipeline. Prevent an oil company from threatening these beautiful natural lands and further polluting our environment.

Stop Laws Preventing Transgenders from Voting

Stop Laws Preventing Transgenders from Voting

Thousands of transgender Americans may be turned away from voting booths due to strict voter identification laws in many states. Sign the petition to stop these states from taking away the individual’s right to vote.

Thank Company for Using its Products to Save Lives

Thank Company for Using its Products to Save Lives

Many rural countries are suffering from lack of clean water to drink. A bleach company has worked on an initiative to help purify water in rural communities. Thank the company for helping people get clean water.

Hockomock Swamp

Prevent Rail Line from Destroying Wetland Habitat

A rail line is proposed to bisect some of the richest wetlands on the east coast that are home to thirteen rare and endangered species. Action must be taken now to protect this precious swamp from the devastating effects of a commuter rail line.

Waubesa Wetlands

Don’t Build Houses on Precious Wetlands

Residential and commercial development threatens an ecologically sensitive wetland. The area houses various types of plants and wildlife and functions as a crucial flood mitigation system. Action must be taken now to protect this precious land from destruction.

Praise Retailer for Selling Anti-Bullying T-Shirts

Praise Retailer for Selling Anti-Bullying T-Shirts

An American clothing retailer is teaming up with anti-bullying organizations and selling t-shirts with empowering messages to spread awareness about bullying in schools. Please sign this petition to thank the retailer for its anti-bullying initiatives.

Remove Violent Offender from Football Team

Remove Violent Offender from Football Team

After assaulting and robbing another student, a high school athlete has been allowed to continue playing football on the school team. Demand that this privilege is taken away, as the student failed to represent the school positively.