Recent Petitions

Keep Soldiers Out of Schools

Keep Soldiers Out of Schools

Schools in Pakistan are being converted into military facilities during armed conflicts, putting students and teachers at risk. These disturbing and dangerous occupations need to stop; take action to keep soldiers out of the classroom.

Support Pastor Who Performed His Gay Son’s Marriage

Support Pastor Who Performed His Gay Son’s Marriage

A pastor was recently tried and punished for his decision to perform his gay son’s marriage. Show support for this pastor, who did the right thing by acting out of love for his son.

Thank Group for Standing Up to Anti-Gay Laws

Thank Group for Standing Up to Anti-Gay Laws

In response to Russia’s Anti-Gay Propaganda Laws, an LGBT activist group has decided to send 10,000 pro-gay coloring books to the children of Russia. Commend the organization for this brave campaign.

Stop an Antibiotic Resistance Epidemic

Stop an Antibiotic Resistance Epidemic

Antibiotics are being over-prescribed, causing germs to become resistant in patients. Urge federal officials to rectify this dangerous situation before an epidemic of antibiotic resistance occurs.

Save Endangered Siberian Tigers from Extinction

Save Endangered Siberian Tigers from Extinction

A US company, Lumber Liquidators, is contributing to the extinction of the last remaining Siberian tigers. Tell the corporation to end its participation in practices that destroy tiger habitat.

Help Put Warrantless Wiretapping on Trial

Help Put Warrantless Wiretapping on Trial

The United States Supreme Court has refused to hear a challenge to warrantless wiretapping, which questions the right of the National Security Agency to collect phone data on millions of Verizon customers. Urge the Court to hear the case, and protect the Fourth Amendment right to privacy.

Stop Discrimination Against Low-Income Gay Families

Stop Discrimination Against Low-Income Gay Families

New York City wants to restrict the inheritance of property rights to legal spouses only. Speak up against this proposal, which unfairly targets low-income gay families.

Urge International Court to Support Justice

Urge International Court to Support Justice

The African Union is asking the International Criminal Court to grant immunity to current and past leaders who are suspected of committing crimes against humanity. Demand that the Court prioritize justice over immunity.

Save Sumatran Tigers from Extinction

Save Sumatran Tigers from Extinction

Indonesia’s Sumatran tigers are at high risk of extinction, due to paper and pulp companies clearing the forest that they call home. Urge Indonesia’s president to protect this land from further deforestation.

Improve Welfare Standards for Chickens

Improve Welfare Standards for Chickens

The National Chicken Council will soon release updated animal welfare recommendations. Ensure these guidelines improve the lives of the nine billion chickens raised for meat in America every year.

Stop the Spread of Deadly Drone Technology

Stop the Spread of Deadly Drone Technology

Deadly drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles used for missile strikes, are now available in nearly ninety countries. Urge the US government to stop the rapid proliferation of drone technology.

Prevent Suicides on Golden Gate Bridge

Prevent Suicides on Golden Gate Bridge

While it is a beautiful national monument, San Francisco’s Golden Gate bridge is also a hotbed of suicide attempts. San Francisco district officials need to build a higher railing along the bridge to deter people from jumping.

Protect Human Rights Workers in El Salvador

Protect Human Rights Workers in El Salvador

A recent violent break-in at a human rights organization in El Salvador has left staff members vulnerable to further violence and has seriously hindered the group’s ability to pursue its mission of reuniting ‘disappeared’ children with their families. Sign the petition and urge Salvadoran authorities to step in and protect human rights workers while investigating the break-in and bringing the perpetrators to justice.

Praise China for Loosening Labor Camp and Child Birth Laws

Praise China for Loosening Labor Camp and Child Birth Laws

China has recently drafted 60 reform proposals which would significantly change the Chinese way of life. Among these are proposals to abolish controversial labor camps and the one-child policy. Praise China for these progressive efforts towards stronger human rights policies.

Demand a Crackdown on Sham Service Dogs

Demand a Crackdown on Sham Service Dogs

Sham service dogs are a growing problem, due in large part to the lack of regulation in terms of who can buy a service dog vest. Sign this petition to increase regulations on service dog vests to ensure the safety of those who need the aid of service dogs.

Shut Down China’s Tiger Farms

Shut Down China’s Tiger Farms

Tiger parts are being sold illegally in China, and are being taken from tigers that are malnourished and maltreated in cramped and dirty farms. Sign the petition to stop the horrific treatment of these beautiful animals.

Demand Justice for Black Cyclist Attacked by Cops

Demand Justice for Black Cyclist Attacked by Cops

Last week, police officers choked and beat a 20-year-old black cyclist for riding his bicycle on the sidewalk. The police department claims these actions fall under appropriate force. Demand that the officers that were responsible for the attack are suspended and brought to justice.

Support Removing Toxic Products from Stores

Support Removing Toxic Products from Stores

Hundreds of toxic chemicals find their way into products we use everyday. Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families informs consumers about the most harmful chemicals, and lobbies retailers to remove them from store shelves. Show your support for these important efforts.

Prevent an Explosive Oil Train Derailment

Prevent an Explosive Oil Train Derailment

Oil companies want to transport more oil by rail, raising the likelihood of a disastrous oil train derailment occurring in the US. Urge the Department of Transportation to protect our communities from dangerous oil trains.

Condemn Companies for Inhumane Treatment of Animals

Condemn Companies for Inhumane Treatment of Animals

UGG boots are made of natural sheepskin. Every year, millions of sheep are castrated, have part of their tails cut off (some even have their horns hot-branded), and then have their throats slit for their skin. Condemn UGG for allowing cruelty to animals in the making of their boots.

Protect Consumers from Dangerous Chemical

Protect Consumers from Dangerous Chemical

The Food and Drug Administration recently made an announcement about the dangers of a cancer-causing chemical, acrylamide. Ask the agency to take action to limit the chemical’s consumption by humans.

Stop the Euthanization of People-Friendly Wildlife

Stop the Euthanization of People-Friendly Wildlife

A wild elk was recently euthanized because it became too comfortable around humans. Urge the national park responsible to find alternative methods for managing human-wildlife interactions in the future.

Commend Students for Rejecting Misogyny

Commend Students for Rejecting Misogyny

When a motivational speaker with a reputation for sexism, genderism, and bigotry recently spoke at a high school, students took to social media to express their outrage. Applaud these students for recognizing and calling out discriminatory ideas and behaviors.

Support Solution to Protect Students from School Shootings

Support Solution to Protect Students from School Shootings

As many schools are turning to the use of firearms to protect students in the case of school shootings, one company has come up with a safer and more cost-effective way to protect students in these tragic situations. Support this alternative solution to protecting our students from violence and shootings in the schools.

Fight the Worldwide Bulimia Epidemic

Fight the Worldwide Bulimia Epidemic

Bulimia is a worldwide epidemic and a disease that is incredibly difficult to recover from. Support an online community center that provides free resources to those suffering from the disease.