Cruel, restrictive crates for pigs could soon be banned in New Jersey if the governor approves the ban. Urge him to protect pigs from cages that force them to lie unmoving on their sides for months.
A man who advocates violently assaulting women as a seduction strategy is planning to teach these dehumanizing tactics at a seminar in Tokyo. Urge Japan to deny him entry to the country to protect both men and women from his influence.
The Gunnison sage-grouse’s newly acquired status as a threatened species may soon be stripped in a lawsuit that aims to protect oil and gas industry interests. Tell the governor to drop this lawsuit, as these birds desperately need their protected status to survive.
A very prominent Washington D.C. cathedral recently announced that it would begin hosting Muslim Friday prayers every week in its facilities. Thank the cathedral for taking a stand against Islamophobia and for advocating interfaith cooperation and support.
A man responsible for rehabilitating abused dogs should be thanked for his dedication. Many fighting dogs are euthanized, but others are transformed into loving pets, and it’s thanks to the efforts of animal welfare activists.
Currently, abuses against animals in Turkey are punishable by a fine, and offenders walk away with no criminal record. Demand that punishments are strengthened in order to ensure that those who abuse and torture animals are properly brought to justice.
The Discovery Channel plans to air video of the shocking abuse it committed against an anaconda. Demand that the network stop stigmatizing top predators, and instead show the species respect and educate the public about these fascinating creatures.
Conservative news sources all too frequently condemn Muslims for not speaking out against ISIS, all the while ignoring the voices of those who do. Demand that conservatives stop reinforcing an Islamophobic narrative and start reporting on prominent Muslims who have denounced the group’s atrocities.
Dairy workers were caught kicking and punching cows and cutting off their tails, but will not face charges for this horrendous cruelty. Help ensure these perpetrators are brought to justice.
A vicious Congolese general, who raped girls as young as 11 years old, is the first person to ever be prosecuted for a war crime in the country’s history. Sign the petition to thank Mrs. Hillary Clinton for spearheading his conviction.
Chicago’s homeless animals will now be able to be adopted more quickly, thanks to a proposal put forth by the mayor. Thank him for his efforts to help more shelter animals find loving homes.
The United States military has begun phasing out the use of live animals in medical training programs. Thank officials for joining the many other countries that have banned such practices.
Open discrimination against LGBT customers could soon become legal at many businesses, if a new state law passes. Speak out against this outrageous policy.
One-day-old live chicks endure a dangerous and terrifying ordeal when they are sent through the mail by the U.S. Postal Service. Urge the Postmaster General to put an end to this barbaric practice.
A recent campaign against misogynistic speaker Julien Blanc has met with enormous success, getting him banned from Australia. Please support activist Jenn Li in her continued efforts to stop the spread of these violent and sexist teachings and protect women around the globe.
Fracking destroys watersheds and poisons people, yet new guidelines drafted in secret would allow energy companies to continue this irresponsible practice. Demand a new process that takes into account the public’s concerns about fracking.
A local ban criminalizing homeless encampments punishes those who have no place to live by incarcerating them. Urge officials to retract this ban and instead help the homeless population by offering assistance.
Fishermen in Maine have been barred from catching cod for the next six months due to concern about its dwindling population. Applaud this policy that will protect the cod population from diminishing.
A police officer destroyed a laptop that contained the only photos of a homeless man’s dead wife for no reason other than spite. Demand that this cop be fired for this senseless act of brutality and abuse of power.
A new Starbucks commercial prominently features genderqueer actors, making it one of the most progressive LGBT-centric ads in the media today. Sign the petition to show your support for LGBT visibility in the media.
Muslim children going to school in the U.S. are rarely allowed to celebrate their religious holidays like their Christian and Jewish peers. Demand that a county immediately grant Muslim students equal treatment and amend its calendar to include a day off for a Muslim holiday.
Thousands of women die every year as a result of pregnancy complications and unsafe abortions, in developing countries around the world. Don’t let this preventable travesty continue any longer.
Voters closed a loophole that allowed guns to be sold without background checks online and at gun shows. Let the backers of this initiative know you appreciate their efforts to protect people from gun violence.
Dyslexia is a prevalent problem for a significant number of readers around the world. Praise a designer for his revolutionary work in creating a computer font specifically tailored to dyslexic individuals.
America’s wild wolves are at risk of extinction. Many ranchers unfairly label the animals as evil, and are eager to wipe them out. Call on wildlife officials to save gray wolves from slaughter by maintaining their protected status.