New Jersey recently created regulations that prohibit the sale of Tesla electric vehicles. This is an indirect attempt to prevent progress in the alternative energy industry and must be ended.
Barack Obama has deported more undocumented immigrants than any president in American history. Stand with the hundreds of detained immigrants who are on hunger strike to protest inhumane conditions and unjust deportations.
Government sharpshooters recently killed 23 wolves from a helicopter in the wilderness. Despite allegations of improper killings, unprofessional behavior, the deaths of non-target species and failure to implement non-lethal alternatives, the rampant slaughter is continuing unchecked. Demand the U.S. government immediately halt its unjustified killing of wolves and other predator species.
Common plastic baby products – marketed as safe alternatives to items containing harmful chemicals – are putting infants and toddlers at risk. Urge the Food and Drug Administration to conduct independent research studies to determine the safety of these plastics.
Two Sri Lankan human rights activists were released from prison today, but many others remain incarcerated. Demand that the government release all peaceful human rights activists.
Ramiro Hernandez Llanas, who has consistently been evaluated as mentally impaired, faces imminent execution in Texas–in spite of a Supreme Court ruling that declared the execution of mentally impaired individuals unconstitutional. Sign the petition and demand that authorities in Texas put a stop to the execution.
California’s water supply is in critical condition after record low rainfall paired with the hottest winter in its history. The state governor’s proposed plan will only make the situation more alarming, harming the environment while taking water away from a thirsty populace and delivering it to big agriculture. Stop this plan before it is put into action.
A popular zoo has recently euthanized two adult lions and two cubs in order to make room for a new male lion. Condemn the euthanasia, which could have been avoided by re-homing the animals to a wildlife sanctuary.
Thousands of young boys are tricked into trafficking and exploitation under the guise of world class boarding schools by demented religious fanatics. Sign the petition to save these boys from further abuse.
Protesters in Russia are being silenced and punished for expressing their views on the conflict in Ukraine. This suppression of freedom of speech and expression needs to stop. Demand that Russian citizens be allowed to voice their opinions.
An oil spill in Ohio recently sparked an investigation, as this pipeline has leaked 40 times since 2006. Demand the company responsible, Mid-Valley Pipeline, make repairs to the entire pipeline so future spills will never happen.
Hundreds of political prisoners were recently sentenced to death by an Egyptian court. International human rights groups have condemned the verdict and the ongoing persecution of dissidents. Demand a fair retrial for these defendants.
Authorities found animals on a farm in deplorable conditions. The owners have since been arrested and the animals are properly cared for. Please sign this petition to thank the volunteers who helped bring these owners to justice.
Author Kevin Trudeau has built a $39 million dollar empire promoting false weight loss advice through the publication of books and infomercials. Sign the petition to reprimand him for his deplorable, conning ways.
Following the Edward Snowden data collection disclosures, Australian law enforcement is seeking even broader surveillance capabilities to circumvent an increase in encrypted traffic. Demand that their proposals be rejected, and that Australia establish protection for electronic communication privacy.
In recent weeks bands of armed paramilitaries have patrolled the Republic of Crimea, illegally searching, harassing, and detaining citizens. Two peaceful protesters were abducted, and the Crimean government will not release their whereabouts or condition. Demand the release of these unlawfully imprisoned men.
Hundreds of young Thoroughbred horses die each year, pushed to extremes their developing bodies cannot handle. Petition the Thoroughbred Racing Associations to raise the age at which horses begin racing, and protect thousands of young horses from needless injury and death.
A recently launched campaign aims to encourage girls to cast off negative stereotypes and be confident in sharing their ideas. Applaud these creative efforts to empower girls to become leaders.
Kindergartens in China have been drugging students to boost attendance rates. Thousands of children have been affected, and many have experienced liver and kidney damage. Demand that those responsible be punished to the full extent of the law.
A Russian activist held on likely-fabricated charges has been tortured while in custody. Sign the petition demanding an investigation into his allegations of torture and urging Russian authorities to ensure his safety.
After a small group of masked demonstrators began to throw rocks at police at a protest, authorities responded with violence toward some of the many peaceful demonstrators at the rally. Demand that the unnecessary violence and arrests stop immediately.
Police officers in Hawaii are exempt from prostitution laws, and are fighting to retain the right to rape and further traumatize victims of sex trafficking during undercover investigations. Sign this petition to end this corrupt and abusive exemption.
South Africa’s president spent $23 million of taxpayer money on renovations to his personal residence. Demand that he immediately repay his country’s people.
Animals are being abused in poorly run ‘sanctuaries,’ whose owners take advantage of loose regulations even in states with strict animal welfare policies. Help shut down immorally run animal sanctuaries by demanding regular inspections of these establishments nationwide.
An exotic animal park has been under investigation at least four times because of the mysterious deaths of animals in its care. Shut down the park and protect these animals now.