Recent Petitions

Remove Harmful Plastic from Toothpaste

Remove Harmful Plastic from Toothpaste

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.

Give Chimpanzees Legal Personhood

Give Chimpanzees Legal Personhood

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.

Don’t Give in to Tar Sands

Don’t Give in to Tar Sands

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.

Demand Justice for Forcibly Disappeared Students

Demand Justice for Forcibly Disappeared Students

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.

Save Wild Salmon and Streams from Big Coal

Save Wild Salmon and Streams from Big Coal

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.

Punish Governor Who Lied About Fracking Dangers

Punish Governor Who Lied About Fracking Dangers

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.

Stop Construction of Taxpayer-Funded Greyhound Race Track

Stop Construction of Taxpayer-Funded Greyhound Race Track

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.

Prosecute Murderers Responsible for Deaths of Students

Prosecute Murderers Responsible for Deaths of Students

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.

Stop Promoting Child Sex Trafficking

Stop Promoting Child Sex Trafficking

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.

Protect Wild Salmon from Genetic Contamination

Protect Wild Salmon from Genetic Contamination

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.

Demand Full Reports of Medical Equipment Malfunctions

Demand Full Reports of Medical Equipment Malfunctions

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.

Stop Primate Lab Expansion

Stop Primate Lab Expansion

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.

End Horrific Dolphin Drive Hunts

End Horrific Dolphin Drive Hunts

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.

Praise Pet Insurance Regulations

Praise Pet Insurance Regulations

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.

Prosecute Teens Who Killed Chickens with Golf Club

Prosecute Teens Who Killed Chickens with Golf Club

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.

Build Life-Saving Wildlife Crossing for Cougars

Build Life-Saving Wildlife Crossing for Cougars

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.

Don’t Let Big Polluters Poison Our Air

Don’t Let Big Polluters Poison Our Air

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.

Bottle reycling in Massachusetts

Expand Successful Bottle Recycling Program

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.

Rehire Teacher Who Defended Child from Racist Bullying

Rehire Teacher Who Defended Child from Racist Bullying

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.

Make Sure Women Have Access to Healthcare

Make Sure Women Have Access to Healthcare

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.

Applaud Classification of Animal Cruelty as Top-Tier Felony

Applaud Classification of Animal Cruelty as Top-Tier Felony

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.

Protect Women’s Reproductive Rights

Protect Women’s Reproductive Rights

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.

End Abusive Captive Animal Tourism

End Abusive Captive Animal Tourism

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.

Support Harsher Penalties for Animal Abusers

Support Harsher Penalties for Animal Abusers

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.

Prepare Hospitals for Emergency Ebola Response

Prepare Hospitals for Emergency Ebola Response

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.