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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Security forces have shot and killed numerous protestors including a 14-year-old boy. Demand an immediate and impartial investigation into the killings.
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.
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.
France recently banned e-cigarettes in many public locations. Commend the country for protecting public safety.
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.
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.
Recent animal cruelty cases exposed the need for a mandatory dog breeder registry. Help prevent future abuse and urge passage of this crucial legislation.
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.