Quinoa grown with dangerous pesticides is being imported into the U.S. and sold to unsuspecting consumers. Demand better oversight to increase the safety of quinoa imported from Latin American countries.
Eric Garner, a father of six, was placed in a chokehold by an NYPD officer and died minutes later. A grand jury decided not to charge the officer with any crime, so he will not even face trial. Demand that justice be served and that the officer be held accountable for this loss of life.
Four police officers provided a hotel room and hot dinner to a family who were homeless on one of the coldest nights of the year. Applaud the officers’ kindness, which saved the family from sleeping in their car.
State energy goals have been slashed by over 90 percent and rebates for renewable energy have been completely dismantled. Urge Florida to reconsider its decision to backtrack on sustainable energy initiatives.
An incendiary Islamophobe in the Republican Party recently bowed to nationwide pressure following a number of anti-Muslim comments he made and resigned from office. Applaud the former chairman for removing himself from leadership.
A severely mentally ill man sentenced to death has been granted a stay of execution. Support this decision and Scott Panetti’s rights against cruel and unusual punishment.
Police body cameras will now be funded to help keep officers across the country accountable for their actions, thanks to President Obama. Sign this petition to show your support for his efforts to curb the epidemic of police brutality in the U.S.
A recent business deal between two Hawaiian energy companies will provide the state with significantly increased renewable energy resources. Support this ambitious plan for a sustainable future.
The largest oil spill in U.S. history caused devastating harm to people and wildlife, partly because the government was unprepared and unable to clean up the mess. Make sure such a disaster never happens again.
Eric Garner was murdered by police officers while he begged them to stop. Representative Peter King is now blaming the murder on the victim’s weight and not the men who choked the life out of him. Please sign here to demand that he apologize for his callous remarks.
Wolves have been persecuted for far too long, and now Idaho wants to hold a wolf and other predator-killing contest. Don’t let this insane and unethical event move forward.
Employees forced to work on Thanksgiving Day may soon be justly compensated, thanks to the efforts of a dedicated lawmaker. Sign below to commend her efforts to tell corporations that family comes before profits.
Pop star Justin Bieber abandoned his American Bulldog puppy at a training facility over half a year ago and refuses to pick it up. Demand that the singer show accountability for his neglectful actions and find the dog a proper home.
A thrift store has been using all of its proceeds to help animals from less fortunate families obtain veterinary care. Please sign this petition to thank the thrift store for its generous contributions to the animals in its community.
Clean, renewable energy is getting a big boost in Germany, where the country’s largest utility company has committed to replacing dirty energy with renewable alternatives. Commend this energy company for evolving to create a better future for our planet.
A man has been sentenced to death for insulting the Prophet Muhammad on Facebook. Halt his execution by urging the leader of the country to drop all charges.
A conventional mayonnaise brand is suing its sustainable competitor due to loss of market share. Demand that the conventional company stop bullying companies that care about consumer and environmental health.
Farm subsidies disproportionately support corn, wheat, and soy, which are used in the animal agricultural business. This forces lower income families to rely on animal products, fast food, and processed foods because they are unable to afford healthier options like fruits and vegetables. Push for a more balanced farm subsidy, because a balanced diet shouldn’t be a luxury.
African lions are being bred in captivity only to be hunted for money by tourists. Lion breeders make as much as $25,000 per lion killed in a hunt. The success rate of hunting captivity-bred lions is over 99 percent, almost guaranteeing a kill for those who pay for the hunt. Urge South Africa’s government to ban this cruel practice.
Anti-slavery activists are being persecuted and imprisoned for defending basic human rights. Urge that they be honored and supported for their work instead of being thrown in jail.
Unfounded breed-specific dog bans place stigmas on innocent dogs and fail to address the issue of animal abuse at the heart of most cases involving violent dogs. Luckily, many states and cities are overturning these ridiculous bans. Applaud one such city’s decision to protect its furry friends by ending breed discrimination.
Independent scientists may soon be replaced by industry officials on the EPA’s Science Advisory Board if a new bill passes into law. Ensure the integrity of this advisory group and the protection of our environment by stopping this harmful bill today.
Majestic bluefin tuna are among the strongest and fastest fish in the ocean, but are now in imminent danger of disappearing forever. Don’t let this remarkable fish species go extinct.
Personal tragedy compelled a real estate developer to construct a much-needed treatment center for mentally ill individuals charged with criminal offenses. Applaud Mr. Francis J. Greenberger for taking this important step for social justice.
An American teenager recently won the prestigious Children’s Peace Prize for helping orphans and other vulnerable children. Congratulate her for her inspiring and meaningful work.