Recent Petitions

Demand Closure of Exotic and Unethical Sanctuaries

Demand Closure of Exotic and Unethical Sanctuaries

Facilities that allow visitors to pet and take pictures with exotic animals such as tigers and lions are not sanctuaries. Urge the immediate closure of such places, as they contribute to the illegal wildlife trade, and are known for rampant abuse and neglect of animals.

Release Peaceful Activists from Wrongful Imprisonment

Release Peaceful Activists from Wrongful Imprisonment

Peaceful activists protesting against coal mining were recently imprisoned without charges. Urge their immediate release, and put an end to government and law enforcement collusion with powerful coal mining corporations.

Justice for Horses Starved to Death

Justice for Horses Starved to Death

More than thirty malnourished and dead horses were discovered on a man’s property. Urge prosecutors to severely punish the alleged animal abuser who mistreated these animals.

Support Bill to Reduce Sexual Assault on Campus

Support Bill to Reduce Sexual Assault on Campus

College campuses remain some of the most dangerous places for women, as sexual assault is rampant and universities fail to support victims and prevent assaults. A bipartisan group of senators have crafted a bill to combat sexual assault on campuses and to protect victims of assault. Sign the petition and support this bill to create safe spaces for all students.

Ban Cosmetic Animal Testing in Brazil

Ban Cosmetic Animal Testing in Brazil

While Brazil has technically banned cosmetic animal testing, the country still allows individual chemicals to be tested on animals, even when the effects are unknown. Sign the petition to stop this inhumane practice immediately.

Applaud Investigation of Official for Corruption

Applaud Investigation of Official for Corruption

The former security chief of China is being investigated for corruption charges. Applaud the president for his campaign against corruption and ensuring that government officials do not live above the law.

Applaud Model for Challenging Unhealthy Fashion Standards

Applaud Model for Challenging Unhealthy Fashion Standards

Models’ stick thin standards limit and distort public perceptions of beauty. Show your appreciation of a model who seeks to alter the unhealthy standards of the fashion industry.

Applaud Improved Quality of Health Care Benefits for Veterans

Applaud Improved Quality of Health Care Benefits for Veterans

The dysfunctional Department of Veterans Affairs will be overhauled and veterans will have access to improved health care benefits thanks to recent work by Congress. Sign the petition and applaud Congress for taking care of our veterans.

Demand an End to Gay-Conversion Therapy

Demand an End to Gay-Conversion Therapy

Conversion therapy and electroshock therapy are still used as methods to stop homosexuality. One man is calling upon the courts to put an end to these horrendous, offensive, and ineffective practices. Sign this petition to support these efforts.

Don’t Destroy Endangered Lands to Make Room for Walmart

Don’t Destroy Endangered Lands to Make Room for Walmart

Many vulnerable species are about to lose their habitat so that a Walmart can be built in the Florida rocklands. Act now to protect at-risk wildlife from harmful commercial development.

Stop the Murder of Stray Dogs

Stop the Murder of Stray Dogs

Stray dogs are being targeted with poison in Russian cities. Urge the government to bring criminal charges against people who poison these helpless animals, and ensure that innocent dogs are protected.

Praise Conviction of Man Who Dumped Toxic Waste into Water

Praise Conviction of Man Who Dumped Toxic Waste into Water

A man who ordered the illegal disposal of toxic wastewater into a river has been sentenced to 28 months in prison and a fine of $25,000. Applaud the court’s efforts to keep drinking water safe from pollution.

Stop Abusive Extraction of Prisoners from Cells

Stop Abusive Extraction of Prisoners from Cells

Cell extraction of a mentally ill prisoner has resulted in his death. To date, no one has been held accountable for this travesty and the procedure continues to be administered. Tell officials to bring the offending guards to justice, and to stop these dangerous practices immediately.

Urgent: Stop Church Sponsored Pig Wrestling

Urgent: Stop Church Sponsored Pig Wrestling

A church is planning a pig wrestling event alleged to include punching, kicking, and beating. This is no way to treat animals and is definitely not a family friendly occasion. Demand that the church cancel the horrific pig wrestling event.

Applaud Website for Raising Awareness of Animal Abuse

Applaud Website for Raising Awareness of Animal Abuse

A popular website has exposed many cruel animal practices through the use of compelling, often disturbing images. The website highlights circus animal abuse, endangered species and cosmetic animal testing, among many other atrocities. Applaud this website for bringing attention to the many forms of animal abuse.

Pledge to Help Save Elephants from Poachers

Pledge to Help Save Elephants from Poachers

Thousands of elephants are being killed by poachers every year. Pledge to protect these incredible and endangered animals by avoiding products made from elephant ivory,

Offer Greater Protections for Citizens Under Surveillance

Offer Greater Protections for Citizens Under Surveillance

Current loopholes in the law are putting the civil liberties of citizens under surveillance at risk. Urge the Senate to close these loopholes and protect Americans from practices that threaten their rights.

Stop Construction of Luxury Building with Separate Door for Low-Income Residents

Stop Construction of Luxury Building with Separate Door for Low-Income Residents

A plan for creating a luxury high-rise in New York City with a separate for door for low-income residents was approved by the mayor. Sign the petition below and stop segregation on socioeconomic lines.

Stop Giving Tax Breaks to Companies Moving Jobs Overseas

Stop Giving Tax Breaks to Companies Moving Jobs Overseas

Republicans are blocking an effort to discourage US companies from moving overseas, costing the country countless jobs. Urge Congress to start supporting the American people instead of corporations.

Protest Renewed Efforts to Plunder Africa

Protest Renewed Efforts to Plunder Africa

American companies hungry for Africa’s natural resources are working to expand their influence in the continent. Stand against the further exploitation of Africa’s lands and people and demand basic protections for workers and the environment.

End Taxpayer Bailouts of Big Banks

End Taxpayer Bailouts of Big Banks

America’s wealthiest banks have benefited tremendously from taxpayer bailouts. Their recklessness led to the recession, yet little has been done to prevent their failures from causing further devastation. Help hold banks accountable and protect the economy.

Applaud Governor for Restricting Pro-life Protestors from Blocking Abortion Clinics

Applaud Governor for Restricting Pro-life Protestors from Blocking Abortion Clinics

Massachusetts recently restricted pro-life protestors from blocking abortion clinics. Thank the governor for his effort to keep abortion clinics accessible to women in need.

Protect Animals from Being Taken by Poachers

Protect Animals from Being Taken by Poachers

Tourists are spurring the cycle of abuse when they take pictures of themselves with exotic and threatened animals. Removed from their natural habits, these animals continue to suffer at the hands of their caretakers. Stop the abuse by refusing to take any photos with these threatened creatures.

Force Railroads to Meet Safety Requests

Force Railroads to Meet Safety Requests

Oil shipments by rail have increased over the last few years, and unfortunately so have derailments causing oil spills and explosions. Local authorities have asked for shipping manifests so their first-responders can be on alert. Make the railway companies submit information for public protection.

Praise Food Donation to Animals and Food Bank

Praise Food Donation to Animals and Food Bank

Thousands of pounds of food are lost due to truck accidents each year. Praise the resourcefulness utilized to feed both animals and people by salvaging edible food.