Popular television personality, Dr. Oz, has falsely claimed that many of the items he features on his show will promote weight loss. Urge Dr. Oz to stop deceiving his viewers by promoting unscientific weight loss methods.
Starbucks now offers free online college courses to all of its retail employees. Applaud this monumental decision, which will provide many deserving workers with a quality college education.
Plastic pollution is hurting ocean environments and the wildlife that depend on them. Help marine animals by supporting a statewide ban on plastic bags.
The island nation of Kiribati, known for its diverse marine wildlife, has banned commercial fishing in its marine park. Praise Kiribati for taking action to save our marine ecosystems.
The Obama Administration has unveiled a proposal to create the largest marine protected area on the planet. Praise those responsible for their diligent efforts to conserve ocean habitats.
Miss America 2014 is collaborating with PETA to promote shelter pet adoption. Please thank the beauty queen for using her celebrity to help save the lives of animals.
One hospital recently raised the salary of entry-level employees using money that was previously set aside to fund executive bonuses. Applaud the hospital for giving hardworking employees the living wage they deserve.
Canada’s largest dairy processing company has refused deliveries from a farm after video footage showed cattle being brutally beaten by the farm’s employees. Praise the company for its compassion toward livestock and thank it for pushing for stronger animal welfare laws.
Japan has resumed whale hunting in spite of global protests against the slaughter. Tell the country to stop needlessly murdering these majestic creatures immediately.
The golf industry has begun to look into alternatives to the water-intensive methods normally required to maintain golfing greens. This petition supports the US golf industry for making water reduction a priority and asks the industry to continue reducing water consumption at golf courses.
No one should be denied employment based on who they find attractive, or which gender they wish to identify as. Thank President Obama for using his presidential power to make it easier for thousands of lesbian, gay, and/or transgender people to get jobs without fear of discrimination.
A dairy farm’s employees have recently been accused of abusing cows, hitting them with chains, rakes and canes. Demand that the owners take responsibility and be more present on their farm to prevent future cruelty.
New regulations will completely alter the cheesemaking process, forcing cheesemakers to buy new equipment and making the cost of cheese skyrocket. Demand that these regulations be lifted so as to save both cheesemakers and cheese consumers.
A recent mudslide has resulted in several tragic deaths. Praise the search and rescue team that found and saved one little dog that survived being buried alive.
Scientific studies show that the emissions released from traffic can be deadly to humans and also contribute to global warming. Urge Congress to support an increase in federal gas taxes in order to decrease gas consumption.
Dangerously high levels of electromagnetic pollution threaten residents of one of the world’s largest cities. Applaud the city’s court for reducing emissions to protect human health and the environment.
The captive deer hunting industry is responsible for the spread of deadly disease to wild herds. Support lawmakers working to ban interstate transport of captive-bred deer and elk in order to stop this epidemic.
A popular fast food chain is helping cover the medical expenses of a a child allegedly asked to leave one of its restaurants because of her facial scarring. Thank the company for taking swift action to investigate and remedy the situation.
Law enforcement and government officials have been using cell phone tracking to gain information about American citizens. A new ruling says that warrantless cell phone location tracking is unconstitutional. Applaud the ruling, which protects millions of Americans from tracking without probable cause.
A man was witnessed throwing a young puppy out the window of his moving vehicle, causing the animal severe brain damage. Demand that this violent man receives a harsh sentence for this act of violence.
The huge gap between the highest paid executives’ salaries and the wages of average workers continues to grow. Urge lawmakers to enforce a cap on chief executive salaries to address this terrible injustice.
Recent figures from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals indicate that last year Kent, England averaged more than one case of animal cruelty per week. Demand that they strengthen animal welfare laws and stop the torture now.
Greenpeace International has come forth to admit a serious financial loss within the organization. The organization has been transparent and honest throughout the whole ordeal, showing great appreciation and respect to the public which supports it. Applaud the organization for its respectable actions while in crisis.
Canada’s largest dairy producer has stopped doing business with a supplier found to be treating its cows cruelly. Applaud the move to refuse the products, which enforces a zero-tolerance policy for intentional animal mistreatment.
HIV patients are dying in Louisiana because the governor’s ideological opposition to Obamacare is causing him to reject funding for treatment options. Tell Governor Jindal that people’s health is not a political game and to allow expanded treatment of HIV patients.