Only 100 highly endangered red wolves survive in the wild, and now their future is more threatened than ever. Don’t let this beautiful and important species disappear. Take action now to save red wolves from extinction.
Australia’s detention of immigrant youth is callous and violates the United Nations’ legislation for the rights of children. Sign the petition to end the unlawful jailing of migrant children.
Dogs are being taken, skinned, and boiled alive for human consumption in many Asian countries. Thankfully, two well-known actors are working to raise awareness of the vile dog meat industry and to urge policy changes. Applaud the efforts of these actors in their fight for animal welfare.
Uganda’s healthcare system is in shambles due to low numbers of healthcare workers, yet the government plans to send more than 250 of them to other countries. Sign the petition to urge Uganda’s president to stop brain drain and improve healthcare conditions in his country.
The Truth campaign has worked tirelessly to educate young people on the harms of tobacco use. Since its introduction, the percentage of young people using tobacco has declined dramatically. Applaud this campaign for its innovative methods of decreasing tobacco use among youth.
LGBT state employees have been stripped of their anti-discrimination rights. Urge the governor to reinstate these anti-discrimination laws, which protect hardworking, loyal state employees from losing their jobs because of their sexual orientation.
Sudanese armed forces have been terrorizing the city of Tabit by unlawfully raiding residential homes, looting, and raping and torturing innocent young women and girls. Sign the petition to end these unjust practices now.
Much of China is lacking fresh water. Urge President Xi Jinping to sign the United Nations Watercourses Convention, a treaty that will provide the necessary steps for China to obtain fresh water.
Pet owners are living in fear because someone is allegedly trying to poison their dogs. Demand that local authorities investigate this crime and bring the person responsible to justice.
Over 140 volunteers and conservation officers recently worked through the night to return stranded pilot whales to deeper waters. Praise their efforts, which will continue until no live whales remain stranded.
An important biological hot spot in the Arctic will no longer be susceptible to environmental exploitation by oil companies. Thank the federal government for its continued commitment to preservation and conservation.
More than 15,000 trans military personnel are still legally discriminated against for their gender identity, making them the only federal employees to lose their jobs for being LGBT identified. Sign the petition to support trans inclusivity in the military.
Animal testing at the University of Wisconsin could soon be legally secretive if newly proposed legislation passes. Sign this petition to advocate for transparency in animal testing and end the needless suffering of animals.
An Alabama police officer allegedly slammed a man to the ground, temporarily paralyzing him. Tell the Chief of Police to fire the officer for his brutal and unnecessary use of force.
A lack of rehabilitation programs in the U.S. has caused our prison population to grow to the highest rate of incarceration in the world. Urge government to implement successful rehabilitation programs and lower the incarceration rates of non-violent offenders.
It will soon be impossible for Arkansas local government to create anti-discrimination ordinances to protect LGBT people, thanks to a bill passed by legislature. Tell the governor to veto the bill, and not to let bigots ruin the state.
Feral and domestic cats are being rescued from the encroaching lava flow by volunteers working for a local no-kill shelter that recognizes their vulnerability. Thank them for their efforts in saving these felines from a terrible death.
Thousands of animals die horrific deaths each year as a result of becoming trapped on glue boards. Their nasal passages oftentimes become clogged, and their struggle is only relieved by death. Sign the petition and tell Motomco to stop producing these inhumane traps immediately.
Cats and wildlife are both being put in danger as feral cat populations continue to grow. ‘Trap-neuter-release’ programs are not a perfect solution to the problem, but are a better choice for protecting cats and other animals than alternatives like euthanization. Encourage a key official to support a ‘trap-neuter-release’ program in Virginia.
Public schools are forcing children into physical restraints and throwing them into seclusion behind locked doors for no justifiable reason, according to a recent study. Demand that action is taken to reform these schools so that children are no longer subjected to such horrible abuse.
Millions of tons of plastic waste are dumped into the world’s oceans each year and killing countless marine animals, according to the most recent study published on the subject. Demand that President Obama launch efforts to remove this dangerous garbage from the oceans.
Lawmakers are trying to ban advanced U.S. history courses because they tell the truth about the negative aspects of the country. Don’t let these legislators deny students the chance for decent, honest education. Demand that this ban be rejected.
Greyhound owners are using live animals as bait for races, reports indicate. Greyhound races are inhumane enough, but the use of live bait is simply barbaric. Demand the use of live bait in greyhound races be stopped.
Thanks to the generous donation of bear deterring kits, law enforcement officers can effectively deter black bears from residential areas without resorting to lethal options. Commend the donation of bear hazing kits in an effort to save black bears.
Unregulated water use during a drought has forced an essential lake to historically low levels. Urge the Utah Chairman of Water Resources to set necessary regulations on water use and save lake-dependent industries, air quality, and wildlife.