Recent Petitions

Success: Supreme Court Bans Online Tracking

Success: Supreme Court Bans Online Tracking

The Canadian Supreme Court has recently ruled that law enforcement and government officials must obtain warrants before accessing basic customer information from internet and cellular service providers. Applaud the decision, which will protect hundreds of thousands of Canadians annually.

Ban Citizens from Keeping Monkeys as Pets

Ban Citizens from Keeping Monkeys as Pets

Monkeys kept as pets often receive inadequate care, causing them to grow anxious or depressed. Urge the government to improve the lives of thousands of monkeys by banning citizens from owning them as pets.

Prevent Racist Bullying of Child

Prevent Racist Bullying of Child

An eleven-year-old boy is the only black child in his town, and every day he endures racist slurs, assaults, and threats from other students. Stop his school from allowing this blatant racism.

Stop Inhumane Female Genital Cutting

Stop Inhumane Female Genital Cutting

Many women in Africa are forced to undergo a painful genital mutilation operation before they have reached maturity. This operation comes with a large amount of complications, which often last the victim’s entire life. The belief behind the operation is off-base and abusive; demand that the operations be put to an end for good.

Stop Censoring Political Pop Music Videos

Stop Censoring Political Pop Music Videos

Online video website YouTube should allow individual expression and the promotion of political views, especially by artists and musicians. Call for YouTube to stop censoring a popular political musician M.I.A. and her work.

Stop Utility Companies From Blocking Solar Power

Stop Utility Companies From Blocking Solar Power

All across the country, utility companies are challenging the laws that have paved the way for the solar power revolution. When eco-friendly solar alternatives compete with utility power, huge centralized power plants lose profits. Stop utility companies from standing in the way of homeowners who want to use solar panel electricity.

Applaud California for Protecting Endangered Wolves

Applaud California for Protecting Endangered Wolves

Wildlife officials recently voted to extend endangered species protections to wolves in anticipation of their return to California’s forests. Thank them for protecting this iconic species.

Success: Endangered Gorillas Protected from Oil Exploration

Success: Endangered Gorillas Protected from Oil Exploration

A company has agreed to end its oil exploration in Africa’s oldest national park, home to half the world’s critically endangered mountain gorillas. Thank the company for helping protect this precious species.

Praise Support for Transgender Rights

Praise Support for Transgender Rights

One nation has passed a landmark law allowing transgender people to more easily and legally change their gender. Praise the country’s commitment to human rights.

Ask Major Game Company to Create Female Character

Ask Major Game Company to Create Female Character

A brand new, extremely popular video game has just been released, but has one major flaw. Not a single female character has been made for players to choose. Ask this major company to include female protagonists in its next game to show support for female gamers.

Don’t Endanger Wild Alligators for Tourism

Don’t Endanger Wild Alligators for Tourism

A tour guide recently jumped in the water with wild alligators and fed them while tourists watched. This is extremely dangerous behavior, and interacting with wild animals interferes with their ability to survive on their own. Demand that the guide be fired immediately.

Remove Barriers to Selling Electric Cars

Remove Barriers to Selling Electric Cars

Tesla Motors is working to create an affordable electric car, but they are being blocked at every turn. Sign the petition to ensure that this environmentally sound car can be sold easily.

Success: Company Stops Oil Search in National Park

Success: Company Stops Oil Search in National Park

An oil company has decided to stop drilling in a fragile national park and is partnering with the World Wildlife Foundation to devise a solution that will make use of the park’s abundant natural resources in a way that benefits both people and the environment. Help us thank this company for righting this wrong.

Praise Man for Saving Helpless Kitten

Praise Man for Saving Helpless Kitten

Unfortunately, the act of intentionally killing pets is not uncommon. Praise a man who risked his own life to save a kitten from certain death.

Thank Website for Ceasing their Sale of Whale Meat

Thank Website for Ceasing their Sale of Whale Meat

While whale meat may still be found in Japanese fish markets, it can no longer be purchased online. Help us say thank you to Hiroshi Mikitani and Rakuten.com for no longer selling whale meat or whale products online.

Don’t Kill Domestic Animals on National Park Grounds

Don’t Kill Domestic Animals on National Park Grounds

National parks may soon be granted the right to kill cats that happen to wander onto their grounds. Demand that park officials rethink this inhumane proposal.

Improve Inmates’ Living Conditions

Improve Inmates’ Living Conditions

Inmates in L.A. County jails are forced to live in deplorable and unconstitutional conditions, and do not receive necessary suicide prevention and mental illness treatment. Insist that the country’s largest jail system keep incarcerated citizens safe by adhering to federal regulations.

Investigate Death of 14-year-old Protestor

Investigate Death of 14-year-old Protestor

Security forces have shot and killed numerous protestors including a 14-year-old boy. Demand an immediate and impartial investigation into the killings.

Stop Victims of Dogfighting from Being Automatically Killed

Stop Victims of Dogfighting from Being Automatically Killed

Victims of dogfighting deserve to be fairly assessed so they can have a chance at rehabilitation, but they are instead automatically labeled as dangerous and killed. Urge government representatives to support legislation that would give these dogs a second chance.

Prevent Counterproductive War on Drugs

Prevent Counterproductive War on Drugs

Drug trafficking is a major problem, yet nations have often sacrificed human rights in counterproductive wars on drugs. Encourage officials to prioritize citizens’ health over punishment when implementing solutions.

Applaud France for Banning E-Cigarettes in Public Places

Applaud France for Banning E-Cigarettes in Public Places

France recently banned e-cigarettes in many public locations. Commend the country for protecting public safety.

End Extra Charges for Customers Using Solar Power

End Extra Charges for Customers Using Solar Power

A power company is charging its customers using solar power more than those using traditional energy sources. Ask this company to end its unfair treatment of customers trying to reduce their environmental footprint.

Release Activists Held without Charge

Release Activists Held without Charge

Security forces are arresting activists and holding them without charge, raising serious concerns for their safety. Demand that the military either charge these activists or else release them immediately.

Prevent Abuse with Mandatory Dog Breeder Registry

Prevent Abuse with Mandatory Dog Breeder Registry

Recent animal cruelty cases exposed the need for a mandatory dog breeder registry. Help prevent future abuse and urge passage of this crucial legislation.

Denounce Intimidation of Human Rights Investigators

Denounce Intimidation of Human Rights Investigators

A nation known for violating human rights has threatened to punish anyone investigating the issue. Demand that the government fully cooperate, and end the brutal repression of its citizens.