A Colombian community is facing violent threats from paramilitaries, who often act in collusion with law enforcement. Sign the petition and demand that the Colombian government protect its citizens from paramilitary violence.
A woman was given 20 years in prison after an extremely dubious trial in which she was accused of feticide and child neglect, despite the prosecution’s use of contradictory evidence and invalid testing methods. Demand that the governor pardon her on the grounds that there is clearly insufficient evidence of any crime.
The death penalty is the ultimate cruel, inhumane, and degrading punishment. Sign the petition and urge Bahrain to take a great step forward for human rights by establishing a moratorium on capital punishment.
Wild and exotic animals must be protected from being forced to perform for entertainment purposes. Please sign this petition to support a city’s efforts to end these types of cruel performances.
Limits on thorough and honest sex education are poised to be put in place in public schools, putting the health and safety of countless students at risk. Demand that the destructive legislation that would enact these limits be abandoned at once.
Minors may soon be legally allowed to carry concealed handguns at all times. Denounce this dangerous initiative, which would place firearms in the hands of individuals incapable of making rational decisions.
Donkey rodeos are an inhumane sport that promotes animal cruelty and torture. Urge church leaders not to host this abusive event at their upcoming fundraiser and help protect donkeys from suffering psychologically and physically.
After a man got off with a light sentence for severe animal neglect that led to the death of one of his pets, a lawmaker is now fighting to toughen animal cruelty laws. Sign the petition to praise this effort.
A leopard tortoise suffering from a condition called “pyramiding” was given a second lease on life after a technological university developed a customized 3-D printed shell to reinforce her weakened shell. Sign this petition to applaud the university’s selfless efforts to improve and save her life.
A reputable sanctuary provides good homes for abused elephants, plants trees and even helps local communities. Sign this petition to thank them for all of the wonderful things they do.
Two trophy hunting import permits have been issued for endangered black rhinos, even though the agency that issued them has publicly committed to restoring the planet’s endangered species. Tell the Fish and Wildlife Service to stop its hypocritical actions and stand by its commitment today.
A circus bear that was permanently disfigured by her trainers has finally found a permanent home with a wildlife rescue group. Thank the group for taking the bear in when most organizations refused.
For the first time in American history, a state legislative body will host a Wiccan for its opening invocation, marking a significant milestone for American religious pluralism and diversity. Applaud the legislator who made this historic occasion a reality.
Killer whales in Ontario, Canada will no longer be bred, sold or bought thanks to research that concluded captive whales’ current enclosures are not adequate to maintain their health. Applaud this ban and thank the person behind this compassionate movement by signing this petition.
Pristine rivers in Tibet are being threatened by the construction of Chinese dams. The dams would destroy ecosystems and displace countless people and animals. Ask China to halt construction on these environmentally destructive projects.
A severely ill and injured stud horse at an equine facility was discovered lying in his own excrement. The owners of the facility will not give a clear answer as to why the horse wasn’t cared for until recently. Sign this petition to demand the local sheriff’s department to investigate this case and get justice for the neglected horse.
The safety and privacy of gender-nonconforming students is in jeopardy pending legislation that would eliminate the right to use a restroom that pertains to one’s gender. Sign this petition to express disgust with this huge step backward for equality.
Dangerous plastic pollution is ending up in our rivers and lakes, threatening wildlife and the environment. Take action to stop this growing threat and protect our waterways from harm.
Girls in impoverished countries too often suffer disproportionately from malnutrition and are denied access to education. Help empower girls everywhere so that they can help lift their communities and their countries out of poverty.
Homeless animals are being needlessly euthanized at an incredible rate. Praise the passing of a law that might put high-kill shelters out of business.
More than 100 peaceful activists were violently arrested in Myanmar, and 65 students now face ridiculous charges which could come with sentences of up to nine and a half years in prison. Demand all protesters be released and the charges against them be dropped.
Animals may no longer have to stay in dangerous or inadequate domestic situations if an important bill passes in Alaska. Applaud and support this compassionate step forward by signing this petition.
Investigations into police-involved shootings in Utah will now be conducted by outside agencies rather than by police themselves. Applaud this mandate, which will ensure that instances of excessive and unnecessary use of force against civilians are impartially and fairly investigated.
Wild horses in Nevada will no longer suffer from government captures and inhumane holding facilities. Thank the Department of Agriculture for agreeing to protect and humanely manage wild horse herds.
Tribal land is in danger of destruction from 18 oil and gas leases located in a sacred area The invasive non-renewable operations could destroy the land and pollute natural resources. Take action to demand the cancellation of these leases.