Recent Petitions

Support Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Efforts

Support Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Efforts

Plans to restore the Chesapeake Bay and hold each state accountable for its participation in the cleanup have been set forth by the EPA. However, many state officials oppose the measure, fearing the agency’s strict anti-pollution standards may eventually reach their states. Show your support for the preservation of Chesapeake Bay.

Give All Couples the Right to Marry

Give All Couples the Right to Marry

Everyone in America deserves the right to marry the person they love, regardless of gender or sexual orientation. Show your support for full marriage equality now.

End the Brutal Slaughter of Gray Wolves

End the Brutal Slaughter of Gray Wolves

Since gray wolves lost their federal protection in 2011, legislators have ordered for the brutal slaughter of almost 1,000 wolves. Demand the end of the inhumane and unjust campaign against these poor creatures before another innocent life is lost.

Stop Destructive Open-Pit Mine in National Forest

Stop Destructive Open-Pit Mine in National Forest

A beautiful national forest is in danger of land degradation and water contamination from a proposed open-pit surface mine. Take action now to protect this pristine area and its wildlife from destructive mining.

Don’t Force Vulnerable Elk Out of Protected Habitat

Don’t Force Vulnerable Elk Out of Protected Habitat

Ranchers want to drive a threatened elk species out if its natural habitat so they can feed their cattle. Urge the National Park Service to protect the tule elk and the park’s natural ecosystem from the destructive effects of human greed.

Stop Development of Animal Testing Facility

Stop Development of Animal Testing Facility

An expansive animal testing facility has been privately approved by the governing board of a major university, preventing animal rights activists and other concerned citizens from voicing their opinions against the construction. Demand that plans for the abusive facility be permanently halted.

Prevent Dam from Destroying Freshwater Reservoir

Prevent Dam from Destroying Freshwater Reservoir

Low water levels in a freshwater reservoir, caused by an energy company’s dam, are negatively impacting wildlife, water quality, and recreational activities in the area. Take action now to protect and maintain this treasured water source.

Stop Fracking that Endangers Marine Wildlife

Stop Fracking that Endangers Marine Wildlife

Offshore fracking in coastal waters continues to endanger surrounding marine life and the environment with toxic chemicals, waste, and geological stress. Set stricter limitations on fracking procedures to protect our precious waters and wildlife.

End Modern-Day Slavery

End Modern-Day Slavery

Nearly thirty million people are victims of modern-day slavery in countries around the world. Get world leaders on board the effort to focus much-needed resources on ending slavery forever.

Punish Police for Blowing Nose Off Baby in Botched Drug Raid

Punish Police for Blowing Nose Off Baby in Botched Drug Raid

A 19-month-old child was badly injured during a search warrant raid, however, the officers responsible have evaded criminal charges for their negligent actions. Demand that the officers be punished for severely injuring an innocent child.

Stop Nuclear Waste Tank Leak

Stop Nuclear Waste Tank Leak

A nuclear waste tank is leaking and authorities are letting the plant wait a year to fix it. Demand that the leak be fixed immediately before it can do more damage to the environment.

Support Tougher Animal Shelter Regulations

Support Tougher Animal Shelter Regulations

A leader for the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is seeking to make it mandatory for dogs to be microchipped, giving them a public identity and more protection. Support the SPCA now and keep the dogs of South Carolina safe.

Rescue Abused Elephant from Circus Industry

Rescue Abused Elephant from Circus Industry

Captive elephant Nosey has been forced to perform in a family circus for years, despite her owner’s extensive list of animal care violations. Urge the USDA to rescue Nosey, relocate her to a happier home, and seek justice for her mistreatment.

Prosecute Bear Cub’s Murderer

Prosecute Bear Cub’s Murderer

A bear cub was brutally murdered and dumped in Central Park. Urge the police department to do everything in its power to find and punish the individual responsible for this innocent animal’s death.

Punish Serial Cat Killer Who Burned Kittens to Death

Punish Serial Cat Killer Who Burned Kittens to Death

A teenager has been caught allegedly torturing and killing cats, including burning them to death. Demand this serial cat killer be punished to the fullest extent of the law.

Applaud Agency for Protecting Threatened Snakes

Applaud Agency for Protecting Threatened Snakes

The northern Mexican and narrow-headed garter snakes’ natural habitat and numbers are rapidly declining. Thank the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for granting these snakes threatened species status, offering them much-needed legal protections that will ensure their survival.

Support Shutdown of Toxic Fracking Sites

Support Shutdown of Toxic Fracking Sites

Injection sites where toxic fracking waste is thought to have affected drinking water have been shut down by officials. This emergency measure is drawing increased public attention to an unsafe, environmentally damaging practice. Thank officials for halting work at these toxic sites.

Save African Penguin from Extinction

Save African Penguin from Extinction

If action isn’t taken immediately, the African Penguin could be extinct within 15 years due to habitat pollution and a reduction in food supply. Tell the EPA to further protect the African Penguin population before it’s too late.

Thank Conservationists for Preventing Wolf Slaughter

Thank Conservationists for Preventing Wolf Slaughter

A targeted slaughter plan to decrease the already-declining population of gray wolves has been temporarily halted by wildlife conservationists. Thank conservationists for suspending this killing program and fighting for the preservation of all species.

Demand Retired Circus Animals be Given Freedom

Demand Retired Circus Animals be Given Freedom

The oldest circus in the world has closed its curtains for good, but the fate of the retiring performance animals has yet to be determined. Urge that the animals be placed back in their natural habitats or restful sanctuaries to live out their lives in peace.

Protect Pygmy Rabbit’s Fragile Habitat

Protect Pygmy Rabbit’s Fragile Habitat

Pygmy rabbits, which typically live in sagebrush areas, are rapidly vanishing due to factors such as climate change and development. Demand that the EPA protect these creatures’ fragile habitat.

End Brutal Mass Murder of Native Wildlife

End Brutal Mass Murder of Native Wildlife

The Wildlife Service uses taxpayer dollars to inhumanly kill hundreds of native animals every year using painful, unnecessary, and cruel methods. It is unacceptable to horrifically end the lives of so many animals because they’re considered a nuisance to some. Urge a California county to end their use of this outdated, barbaric service.

Ban Wildlife Exhibitors from Late Night Show

Ban Wildlife Exhibitors from Late Night Show

Wildlife exhibitors are frequent guests on the popular ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.’ The wild animals used in these exhibitions are often treated cruelly and kept in unsanitary conditions. Urge the show’s producers to take a stand against animal cruelty by banning wildlife exhibitors from the show.

Protect Wolverines from Extinction

Protect Wolverines from Extinction

The wolverine is in serious danger of population decline due to climate change, but proposed protections for the species may be withdrawn. Help save the wolverine by urging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to classify the species as endangered.

Protect Endangered Turtles from Trap Nets

Protect Endangered Turtles from Trap Nets

Endangered loggerhead turtles are being killed by drift gillnets, which trap turtles and other marine animals, causing them to drown. Urge officials to ban these nets in areas where loggerheads migrate, and help ensure protection for this at-risk species.