Recent Petitions

Support Pro-Democracy Protestors

Support Pro-Democracy Protestors

Pro-democracy protestors continue to be met with violent opposition, despite their peaceful protests. Support the protestors as they fight for the right to choose the leader of their government.

Protect Farm Workers from Dangerous Pesticides

Protect Farm Workers from Dangerous Pesticides

Farm workers are poisoned every year by toxic pesticides used in crop production. Exposure to these chemicals can be prevented. Help urge the EPA to implement proper protections for workers to keep them safer and healthier.

Keep Guns Away from Suspected Terrorists

Keep Guns Away from Suspected Terrorists

People under investigation for links to terrorism shouldn’t be able to purchase deadly assault weapons. Support keeping guns out of the hands of suspected terrorists.

Applaud Police for Phasing Out Fur

Applaud Police for Phasing Out Fur

Canada’s federal police will be phasing out the traditional muskrat fur hats in favor of a merino wool alternative. Praise the move and ask that the police keep working to completely eliminate fur from their uniforms.

Applaud Federal Funding for Local and Organic Farming

Applaud Federal Funding for Local and Organic Farming

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will devote $52 million to support local and regional food systems as well as research on organic farming. Thank the federal agency for moving toward more responsible use of natural resources and creating job opportunities nationwide.

Applaud Governor for Making Electric Vehicles Affordable

Applaud Governor for Making Electric Vehicles Affordable

California Governor Jerry Brown is helping make the state’s transportation system more eco-friendly. Praise Governor Brown for expanding access to resources that residents can use to reduce their carbon footprints.

Stop Intimidating Pro-Union Workers

Stop Intimidating Pro-Union Workers

Burger King employees are being harassed, threatened and unfairly punished by management for being pro-union and discussing protests. Tell the CEO that union-busting activity will not be tolerated.

Support Efforts to Improve Ease of Voting

Support Efforts to Improve Ease of Voting

For Americans living and working overseas during elections, voting is often a confusing process. Many simply don’t vote. Applaud advocacy groups’ efforts to improve the process and help these citizens participate in democracy.

Stop Starbucks from Throwing Away Recyclables

Stop Starbucks from Throwing Away Recyclables

Thousands of recyclable cups are being dumped into landfills every day by Starbucks. The company is not only deceiving customers who believe these products are recycled, bus is also hurting the environment. Sign this petition to require stricter enforcement of recycling, and training for employees on environmentally friendly practices.

Immediately Release Peaceful Pro-Democracy Protestors

Immediately Release Peaceful Pro-Democracy Protestors

The arrest of peaceful protestors in Hong Kong violates international human rights law. Governments must only disperse peaceful demonstrations as a last resort, not to silence citizens with valid complaints. Sign this petition to urge the government of Hong Kong to release these prisoners of conscience.

Don’t Delay Protections for Home Care Workers

Don’t Delay Protections for Home Care Workers

The U.S. Department of Labor could put basic rights and a guaranteed minimum wage for home care workers on hold. Demand that the government follow through on giving these exploited, but essential workers the protections they deserve.

Protect Consumers from Genetically Modified Food

Protect Consumers from Genetically Modified Food

Consumers have a right to know whether the foods they buy contain potentially hazardous genetically modified ingredients. Fight back against agribusiness companies’ attempt to keep buyers in the dark about their food.

Applaud Celebrity-Led Documentary Series on Climate Change

Applaud Celebrity-Led Documentary Series on Climate Change

A groundbreaking Hollywood series enlists the help of celebrities to turn the spotlight on global climate change. Applaud the series for bringing awareness to the devastating effects of the phenomenon and inspiring viewers to help reverse the trend.

Demand Justice for Tortured Activist

Demand Justice for Tortured Activist

An Azerbaijani human rights activist has been tortured, denied medical attention, and prevented from seeing her lawyers while she remains in prison. Sign this petition demanding that her basic necessities and rights be respected.

Derail Dangerous Exploding Oil-Carrying Trains

Derail Dangerous Exploding Oil-Carrying Trains

Old and outdated tankers pose a huge risk to the American public as they can derail or cause explosions. To prevent the loss of life, tell the Department of Transportation to ban these old tankers from transporting oil.

Praise Clothing Retailer for Ending Fur Sales

Praise Clothing Retailer for Ending Fur Sales

Major clothing retailer GAP has finally stopped selling real fur products via its online subsidiary Piperlime. Thank GAP for protecting animals and making another significant dent in the fur industry.

Free Photojournalist Jailed for Over a Year

Free Photojournalist Jailed for Over a Year

A photojournalist was arrested and has been held for over a year after documenting a protest in Egypt. Sign this petition to demand that he be freed immediately.

Praise Police Department for Fighting Animal Cruelty

Praise Police Department for Fighting Animal Cruelty

Thousands of animals have been saved thanks to the NYPD’s increased efforts to fight animal abuse. Thank the NYPD for working to fight animal cruelty and save the lives of innocent animals.

Support Efforts to Make Books Accessible to Homeless

Support Efforts to Make Books Accessible to Homeless

A compassionate woman founded a mobile library that brings books to the homeless community. Applaud this progressive action to help less fortunate people enjoy literature.

Demand Apology for Athlete Penalized for Prayer

Demand Apology for Athlete Penalized for Prayer

A devout Muslim NFL player was flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct after kneeling in prayer, even though players of other faiths are not penalized for the same celebration. Urge the NFL to apologize for its blatant religious discrimination.

Prevent Unfair Trial of Activist

Prevent Unfair Trial of Activist

A Syrian activist held solely as a result of his peaceful political expression is awaiting an unfair trial. Demand that government officials release this innocent activist immediately.

Guarantee Citizens a Fair and Impartial Election

Guarantee Citizens a Fair and Impartial Election

Citizens are protesting the Chinese government’s decision to appoint a communist official as Hong Kong’s next leader, but the government has rejected the people’s wishes. Stop the injustice by telling the president of China to allow citizens the right to choose who leads them.

Stop the Attack on Women’s Health

Stop the Attack on Women’s Health

There’s a nationwide attack on access to essential health services and reproductive care for women. Take action to protect women’s health across the country.

Don’t Let Monarch Butterflies Go Extinct

Don’t Let Monarch Butterflies Go Extinct

Monarch butterflies are dying because a toxic herbicide is killing off their main food plant. Take action to save them before it’s too late, and protect these beautiful insects from extinction.

Success: Stricter Measures Implemented to Protect Bluefin Tuna

Success: Stricter Measures Implemented to Protect Bluefin Tuna

New regulations on fishing bluefin tuna will diminish the number of this endangered animal that are killed accidentally, giving the species a chance to recover. Thank federal officials for implementing these new rules.