Recent Petitions

End Investments in Inhumane Breeding Practices

End Investments in Inhumane Breeding Practices

One of the largest pork producers in the United States keeps its breeding sows trapped for years in crates so small the animals can’t even turn around. Convince a major financial company to end its investments in a corporation dependent on this inhumane practice.

Applaud Major Retailer for Ivory Ban

Applaud Major Retailer for Ending Ivory Sales

One of the largest retailers of ivory products has announced it will no longer sell ivory. Thank the company for supporting international efforts to save elephants from extinction.

Demand Humane Mental Healthcare for Children in Russia

Demand Humane Mental Healthcare for Children in Russia

Many Russian orphanages engage in cruel practices like restraining mentally ill children to bed posts, wheelchairs and cribs. This stunts their development and causes them to live unfulfilled childhoods. Sign this petition to demand better mental healthcare for children in Russia.

Applaud Government for Reestablishing Bison Population

Applaud Government for Reestablishing Bison Population

Wood bison were once prevalent in North America, but they are now listed as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act. Applaud the government for working to reestablish a new wood bison population and to help the species thrive again.

Reduce Nitrogen Pollution, a Killer in Disguise

Reduce Nitrogen Pollution, a Killer in Disguise

Dangerous nitrogen pollution is on the rise. This environmental contaminant has the potential to increase 20 percent in less than forty years, endangering our waterways and air. Urge the U.S. government to implement nitrogen reduction strategies before it’s too late.

Praise City for Acting to Reduce Bullying

Praise City for Acting to Reduce Bullying

Bullying children or young adults is now a misdemeanor crime in the city of Carson, California. Praise this city for taking concrete action to fight the serious problem of bullying.

Stop Hanging of Innocent Women

Stop Hanging of Innocent Women

A Sudanese woman has been sentenced to death for marrying a Christian man, and for abandoning a faith (Islam) she was never a part of. Her execution would be a violation of international laws regarding human rights. Tell the President of Sudan to overturn her sentence immediately.

Release Dolphins to Oceanside Sanctuary

Release Dolphins to Oceanside Sanctuary

The National Aquarium in Baltimore may be the first aquarium of its kind to make a sea side sanctuary for their bottlenose dolphins. You can help support their cause and make it happen by signing this petition.

Drop Charges Against Young Victim of Racial Profiling

Drop Charges Against Young Victim of Racial Profiling

A young woman of color was arrested and brutalized by police, despite bystanders intervening to say she was innocent. Demand that all charges against this woman be dropped, and support the end of racial profiling by police forces.

Save Tony the Tiger from Captivity

Save Tony the Tiger from Captivity

An animal protection law in Louisiana could potentially be altered by a proposed bill, legalizing the captivity of big cats. A tiger who has been caged for 14 years may never see freedom if the bill is passed. Sign this petition to stop the bill from becoming law.

Investigate Killing of Human Rights Lawyer

Investigate Killing of Human Rights Lawyer

The recent murder of a Pakistani human rights activist should be investigated immediately. His killing seems to have been motivated by his legal work representing individuals charged with blasphemy. Urge the Pakistani government to bring those responsible to justice.

End Attacks on Innocent Civilians

End Attacks on Innocent Civilians

The South Sudanese people are living in a land where they are threatened by violence from both government and opposition forces. This fighting and destruction of lives and property needs to stop immediately if the nation wishes to prosper.

Protect Refugees From Forced Labor

Protect Refugees From Forced Labor

The government of Zimbabwe has begun plans to withhold food aid from displaced families in an attempt to force them to move onto sugar cane farms and work as low-wage employees. Sign this petition to call for the Zimbabwe government to immediately halt its illegal plans.

Halt the Targeting of Social Justice Groups

Halt the Targeting of Social Justice Groups

Social justice and gay rights groups are being targeted by laws intended to stifle activism and accountability. Demand an end to this clear violation of international human rights.

Restrict Child Labor in Tobacco Fields

Restrict Child Labor in Tobacco Fields

Hundreds of thousands of children working in tobacco fields face adverse working conditions, health risks, and potential fatalities. Urge the US Congress to restrict child labor in tobacco fields.

Save Wildlife Habitats from Unnecessary Water Diversion

Save Wildlife Habitats from Unnecessary Water Diversion

A proposed water diversion and damming project would threaten an endangered river as well as the survival of native wildlife, and is being ridiculed by experts who have testified that the project itself will not work. Sign this petition to halt this costly and harmful project.

Stop Yearly Apprehension of Activists

Stop Yearly Apprehension of Activists

The Chinese government apprehends human rights activists and supporters on the anniversary of a pro-democracy protest. These yearly abductions need to stop, as they are vile, cruel, and immoral.

Support Global Human Rights for the LGBT Community

Support Global Human Rights for the LGBT Community

To end the persecution of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people once and for all the world must learn to embrace diversity. Unite against the many discriminatory laws still used to harass, abuse and intimidate people with same-sex partners.

Praise Judgement Against Force-Feeding of Prisoner

Praise Judgement Against Force-Feeding of Prisoner

A judge has recently demanded an end to the force-feeding of a political prisoner being held without charges. Praise the decision to restore prisoners’ autonomy while upholding medical ethics.

Praise Initiative to End Cruel Dog Meat Trade

Praise Initiative to End Cruel Dog Meat Trade

The consumption of dog meat is a cruel, unsanitary and illegal practice. Thank a partnership of organizations working to end the dog meat trade.

Call on Officials to Protect Endangered Ecosystems

Call on Officials to Protect Endangered Ecosystems

Despite the dramatic loss of diversity in ecosystems like coastal Douglas-fir forests, government officials claim they aren’t legally required to protect them. Demand strengthened legislation to save at-risk plant and animal species.

Save Kenyan Refugees from Government Abuse

Save Kenyan Refugees from Government Abuse

Kenyan refugees, detainees and expats are enduring unlawful detention, degradation and even death at the hands of Kenya’s government and policemen. Urge Kenyan authorities to stop this senseless abuse.

Demand Justice for Puppy Killed by Police Officer

Demand Justice for Puppy Killed by Police Officer

A 10-month-old puppy was recently shot and killed in his yard by a Michigan police officer who was in pursuit of a suspect. Dog behavior is often misjudged by authorities, which can result in devastating fatalities. Demand that police officers receive proper training to help prevent fatal actions against beloved pets.

Condemn Police for Criminalizing Peaceful Protests

Condemn Police for Criminalizing Peaceful Protests

The arrest of 126 peaceful demonstrators at an anti-fracking protest was a violation of citizens’ right to peaceful protest. Sign this petition to tell the local government that the use of the police force to crackdown on lawful protests will not be tolerated.

Fight Invasion of Citizen Privacy

Fight Invasion of Citizen Privacy

Private data about Canadian citizens is being collected by the government in massive amounts. Demand an inquiry into this unconstitutional collection of telecommunications data.