Birds are being poisoned by an airport that sees them as pests, causing their prolonged and agonizing deaths. Urge airport management to seek nonlethal measures of pest control and stop subjecting birds to unjust torture.
Cheetah cubs are being snatched from their mothers and smuggled to the Middle East to be sold as status symbol pets. Urge government officials to end this inhumane trade and save these magnificent creatures from extinction.
In light of recent sex stings that have led to the arrests of several Disney World employees, it is important that stricter precautions are taken before hiring prospective employees. Sign this petition to ensure that the millions of minors who visit Disney World are kept safe from sexual predators.
Students’ educations are being neglected, as university faculty are being evaluated based on research output rather than teaching ability. This negatively affects the caliber of education provided by these institutions. Petition research universities to make students’ educations their first priority.
The production of palm oil, a material used in many cosmetics, leads to the destruction of crucial habitats. No type of make-up should be more important than the environment. Sign this petition to ask cosmetics companies to act sustainably and stop using palm oil.
Street children are constantly harassed by the police, and are often beaten with batons and wires. Urge the government to hold the police accountable and to provide homeless children with safe accommodations and basic health care.
Until now, the Catholic Church has refused to take responsibility for the sex abuse scandals that have occurred. Applaud Pope Francis for ensuring that victims’ voices are heard.
Food nutrition labels in Canada will soon be more user-friendly, thanks to a recent initiative. Praise the move, which will combat obesity by making good food choices easier to make.
Every year, thousands of tourists put the manatee at risk by invading its natural habitat. By signing this petition, you are calling for a permanent sanctuary for these peaceful creatures.
Animals are living in poor conditions, suffering at a zoo that should be acting as a sanctuary. Despite warning letters from the Veterinary Directorate, no action has been taken to close the zoo down. Sign this petition and demand the shut down of this zoo immediately.
Actress Alicia Silverstone has joined the cause to end animal testing at cosmetic companies. With her help, more people will be aware of the issues of cruel animal testing. Please sign this petition to applaud her for her efforts in ending this inhumane practice.
Hope for Paws has been rescuing abandoned animals on the streets for nearly a decade. Show your appreciation for the founders’ selflessness and dedication by signing this petition.
A World Bank-blacklisted conglomerate plans to clear-cut mangrove forests to build an industrial seaport in one of the few places the Jamaican iguana can survive. Push to save this iconic animal, once thought to be extinct and in danger once again.
A sex offender, conspirator, and con-artist turned homophobe carried out a senseless hate crime against two unarmed gay men because of their sexualities. Urge authorities to uphold the death penalty for his latest criminal act.
Capital punishment was declared unconstitutional by a judge in a well-researched and eloquent decision. Thank this judge for taking a stand against the cruel and unusual punishment that is the death penalty.
Angry poachers are being released on bond after their arrests, resulting in vengeful killing sprees. Urge the President of Kenya to take action against revenge killings and immediately begin the process of strengthening anti-poaching laws.
A rebel group’s extreme violence against innocent Iraqi civilians has escalated to an international humanitarian crisis. End these horrific war crimes using a global peace strategy.
More than thirty thousand people are killed by guns in the U.S. every year. Take action to protect our communities from gun violence, and help keep guns out of the hands of criminals.
President Obama recently introduced a multimillion dollar plan aimed at creating a more sustainable America. Sign the petition to applaud this progressive move.
The Arctic is a beautiful place with unique wildlife like polar bears, narwhals, walrus and other wondrous animals. However, it is a fragile ecosystem and an oil spill would be devastating. Despite this, Shell Oil wants to drill in the Arctic, putting this magnificent environment in extreme jeopardy. Unfortunately, Shell is being supported in its dirty business by LEGO, which includes Shell branded items in its children’s toys. Tell LEGO it’s time to take a stand against Arctic destruction. Demand LEGO cut ties with Shell Oil.
A 13-year-old Indian girl was recently raped as a punishment for her brother’s crime. Help protect other innocent girls from acts of sexual violence by demanding that those responsible for this brutal assault be severely punished.
A man gassed his dog, Mocha, to death with car exhaust fumes and was never charged or convicted. Demand law officials stop turning their backs on this case, and get justice for Mocha.
Senate Republicans shot down a bill requiring employers to offer contraception to female employees. Criticize them for this unjust action that favors corporate greed and religious bias over women’s healthcare.
In April 2014, 276 schoolgirls were kidnapped by a Jihadist group in Nigeria. Sign this petition and demand that the United States play a bigger role in rescuing the 200 girls who still remain missing and in danger.
Media outlets are being censored and journalists prevented from exercising their right to freedom of expression in Hong Kong. Urge authorities to allow journalists to pursue their right to free speech, and protect reporters from brutal attacks.