Recent Petitions

Stop Factory Farming to Protect Waters

Stop Factory Farming to Protect Waters

Factory farms in Ohio are responsible for polluting the water and making it undrinkable. Urge the governor to close down all factory farms, and pursue solutions that are ethical and sanitary for both animals and humans.

Praise Efforts to Protect Endangered Bird Species

Praise Efforts to Protect Endangered Bird Species

A proposed plan would protect half a million acres of crucial habitat and keep the yellow-billed cuckoo from becoming extinct. Sign the petition to thank the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Sally Jewell for saving the endangered bird.

Demand Justice for Transgender Student

Demand Justice for Transgender Student

A 13-year-old trans student was denied entry to her middle school after the institution’s administrators stated that they would not make accommodations to support the teen’s transformation. Sign the petition to urge authorities to charge the school’s administrators with discrimination.

Deny Lisence to Cruel Safari Hunt

Deny Lisence to Cruel Safari Hunt

A safari club found guilty of shocking offenses against wild and endangered animals is seeking to regain its license through a lawsuit. Do your part to ensure that the club’s hunting ban remains in place.

Applaud Tougher Animal Cruelty Laws

Applaud Tougher Animal Cruelty Laws

Harsher penalties for animal rights offenses and a new task force to enforce these penalties have been proposed for the State of Massachusetts. Support the new bill, which will increase protection for animals throughout the state.

Praise Pope’s Peace Mission

Praise Pope’s Peace Mission

North and South Korea seemingly are on the brink of war. Show your appreciation for Pope Francis attempting to settle the two countries.

Investigate Assassination Attempt Against Human Rights Worker

Investigate Assassination Attempt Against Human Rights Worker

A human rights activist was shot and nearly killed for investigating civilian murders and exposing corruption. Security forces witnessed the attack, yet they allowed the potential assassin to escape. Urge government officials to investigate the assassination attempt and bring the gunman to justice.

Praise Race Car Driver for Speaking Out Against Animal Abuse

Praise Race Car Driver for Speaking Out Against Animal Abuse

A professional race car driver has spoken out against the practice of using animals for entertainment. Thank the athlete for using her celebrity to be a champion for animals.

Applaud Innovative Idea for Socially-Conscious Business Model

Applaud Innovative Idea for Socially-Conscious Business Model

In recent years, many people view big business as an evil entity, manly because of the corrupt and profit-led behavior of a small number of businesses. Sign the petition to thank one CEO who is trying to regain the original spirit of capitalism — to make life better for everyone in society.

Stop Deceiving Voters with Fake News Articles

Stop Deceiving Voters with Fake News Articles

Voters are being misled by websites that appear to belong to local news organizations, while in fact, a powerful political organization is disguising its partisan press releases as neutral reporting. Urge the chairman of the organization to stop deceiving voters.

Denounce Sexist and Sleazy ‘Back-to-School’ Ad Campaign

Denounce Sexist and Sleazy ‘Back-to-School’ Ad Campaign

Clothing company, American Apparel, has a long history of promoting sexist and demeaning images of women has launched an ad campaign that objectifies an apparently underage girl. Demand this company be more respectful of women.

Praise Innovative Rehabilitation Program

Praise Innovative Rehabilitation Program

As drug and alcohol addiction continue to plague many individuals in the United States, one innovative program has proven to be highly effective in treating and rehabilitating patients. Praise this program and those who work hard to improve the lives of others.

Help End Senseless Gun Violence

Help End Senseless Gun Violence

Too many lives have been lost in senseless acts of gun violence that could have have been prevented. Support common sense measures to keep guns away from dangerous and unstable individuals and protect our communities.

Stop Attacking Transgender Youth

Stop Attacking Transgender Youth

A prominent radio host attacked the decisions of parents of transgender children, accusing them of “child abuse” for accepting who their children are. This kind of language could do great harm to children who are already trying to find their place in the world. Tell the host to cease her attacks on transgender youth and their parents.

Applaud Initiative to Grant High School Diploma

Applaud Initiative to Grant High School Diploma

Decades ago, a former high school student was denied his high school diploma for defying a race segregation regulation. Praise the actions of two former classmates who made the initiative to correct the racial injustice decades afterwards.

Protect Farmworkers from Pesticide Poisoning

Protect Farmworkers from Pesticide Poisoning

More than 10,000 farmworkers become physically ill due to toxic pesticide exposure on the job each year. Demand that federal legislators do more to protect farmworkers’ health.

Praise Project to Bring Sanitation and Clean Water to Rural India

Praise Project to Bring Sanitation and Clean Water to Rural India

Efforts to bring clean water and sanitation to rural villages in India have been remarkably successful. Applaud this project and urge them to continue restoring human health and dignity across India.

End Use of Hazardous Meat in the Greyhound Industry

End Use of Hazardous Meat in the Greyhound Industry

Racing greyhounds all over the country are fed meat that is considered unfit for human consumption, riddled with bacteria, pathogens, and drugs. Call for a ban on using this unsafe meat as food.

Demand that Human Rights be Restored in Ferguson

Demand that Human Rights be Restored in Ferguson

Since the fatal shooting of a black teen by a police officer, protestors have taken to the street, sick of the racialized violence directed at African Americans. Restore the protestors’ right to protest, gather, and speak freely, and denounce the brutal military-style tactics utilized by the police.

Stop Oil Exploration to Save Critically Endangered Dolphins

Stop Oil Exploration to Save Critically Endangered Dolphins

The Maui dolphin, a critically endangered species, is being threatened by oil and gas exploration. Urge the Prime Minister to stop these threatening activities, as these dolphins live in a sanctuary meant to keep them safe and healthy.

Cancel Fair’s Cruel Lemur Exhibit

Cancel Fair’s Cruel Lemur Exhibit

A popular venue has scheduled cruel lemur exhibits and races that will place the endangered species in even more peril. Urge the venue’s board of directors to cancel the upcoming events and respect the fragility of these sensitive creatures.

Stop Abusing Human Rights Activists and Union Leaders

Stop Abusing Human Rights Activists and Union Leaders

Police and pro-government groups are attacking union leaders participating in a massive hunger strike. Human rights activists attempting to provide medical care to the protesting workers have been beaten and arrested. Stop this police brutality and excessive force before it’s too late.

Stop Unethical Disciplinary Actions for Students with Disabilities

Stop Unethical Disciplinary Actions for Students with Disabilities

Restraint and seclusion have been used in Virginia’s public schools as regular disciplinary measures for students with disabilities. Administrators must stop these unethical procedures from harming innocent children.

Stop Slaughterhouses From Boiling Animals Alive

Stop Slaughterhouses From Boiling Animals Alive

Thousands of animals are boiled alive because of a misguided belief that the horrific technique improves the flavor of the meat. Tell government officials to end this inhumane act immediately.

Protect the Welfare of Farm Animals

Protect the Welfare of Farm Animals

Most farm animals spend their lives in unimaginably inhumane conditions and are the victims of horrifying cruelty. Help establish decent minimum care standards for livestock.