Recent Petitions

Don’t Place Unfair Restrictions on Welfare Recipients

Don’t Place Unfair Restrictions on Welfare Recipients

Kansas is one signature away from placing harsh restrictions on welfare recipients that would just add more undue stress to their lives. Please sign here to make sure they are treated fairly despite their economic status.

Outlaw Cruel Snare Traps

Outlaw Cruel Snare Traps

Thousands of animals that are caught in snare traps greatly suffer until they are eventually relieved by death. Sign this petition and demand these inhumane traps be banned immediately.

Stop Discrimination Against Homosexual Teacher

Stop Discrimination Against Homosexual Teacher

A homosexual substitute teacher was recently denied a permanent position at a Catholic school and eventually fired because of his sexuality. Condemn the move, which demonstrates intolerance and bigotry rather than love and acceptance.

Justice for Family Cat Lost by Airline

Justice for Family Cat Lost by Airline

A family cat was recently lost due to an airline’s poor pet handling policies. Sign this petition to urge Etihad Airlines to reform current animal handling policies and ensure this never happens again.

Sodomized Three-Year-Old Deserves Justice

Sodomized Three-Year-Old Deserves Justice

After a man sodomized a three-year-old girl, a judge dismissed the seriousness of his crime and gave him a sentence fifteen years short of the mandatory minimum punishment. This shows a shocking lack of empathy for the child victim. Demand the case be appealed so the victim can receive real justice.

Punish Cop Who Killed Unarmed Black Man According to Video

Punish Cop Who Killed Unarmed Black Man According to Video

A police officer has been arrested following his alleged fatal shooting of an unarmed black man. Please applaud the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division for bringing justice to the victim’s family and safety to their community.

Support Affordable Housing for All

Support Affordable Housing for All

No family with children should have to go hungry simply because the cost of housing is too high to make ends meet. Stand up for affordable housing for all, and help struggling families thrive.

Give Children With Disabilities a Chance

Give Children With Disabilities a Chance

Tens of millions of children around the world suffer from disabilities, and many are denied equal access to opportunities that should be every child’s right. Help kids with disabilities grow up to have full and meaningful lives.

Cancel Show That Traps and Shames Sex Workers

Cancel Show That Traps and Shames Sex Workers

A show in which sex workers will be trapped in a room with cops and given a shaming, condescending lecture so that they can supposedly be “rescued” is being planned by a huge TV network. Sign our petition to demand that this show, which has been condemned by anti-trafficking organizations, never be aired.

Stop Slaughter of Hundreds of Black Bears

Stop Slaughter of Hundreds of Black Bears

Nearly three hundred black bears are in danger of being slaughtered by hunters, in an ineffective attempt to reduce human-bear encounters. Demand more humane solutions to help people get along safely with wildlife.

Thank the NFL For Hiring First Female Official

Thank the NFL For Hiring First Female Official

The National Football League recently hired its first full-time female official. Sign this petition to thank the league for breaking gender barriers.

End Prohibition Against Buying Abortion Coverage

End Prohibition Against Buying Abortion Coverage

Women in Arizona are now forbidden from purchasing healthcare that includes abortion coverage. Additionally, the bill requires doctors to inform patients of an “abortion reversal” procedure that has not been tested by medical professionals. Please urge Arizona Governor Doug Ducey to repeal the offensive and potentially dangerous measure.

Praise Airline for Supporting Same-Sex Couples

Praise Airline for Supporting Same-Sex Couples

Delta Airlines recently announced that employees who cover same-sex domestic partners on their healthcare plans will no longer have to pay taxes associated with that coverage. Thank Delta for voicing its support of equality by signing the petition.

Success: Investigation Launched into Military Sexual Abuse

Success: Investigation Launched into Military Sexual Abuse

Allegations that U.S. military members sexually abused dozens of girls in Colombia are being investigated after the government bowed to public pressure. Applaud the government for not letting these war crimes get swept under the rug.

Keep Charter School for Kids With Learning Challenges Open

Keep Charter School for Kids With Learning Challenges Open

Kids who struggle with learning and social challenges will no longer be able to attend a charter school as it is soon set to close. Sign this petition and demand the school be given the chance to continue raising funds to avoid this disastrous outcome.

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Fire Republican Official for Anti-Muslim Fearmongering

A conservative Republican official is arguing that American Muslims are preparing to rise up and kill everyone who doesn’t share their faith. Demand that this bigot be fired from her political position at once for her xenophobic fearmongering.

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Fire Teacher Who Pressured Students to Accept Bibles

A public school teacher allegedly passed out Christian Bibles to her students during a recent class. Demand that she be fired at once for this violation of the separation of church and state if these allegations are found to be true.

Thank Department of Justice for Supporting Transgender Inmates

Thank Department of Justice for Supporting Transgender Inmates

Transgender inmates too often suffer from unimaginable abuse in prison. Thankfully, the Department of Justice has created new guidelines that are meant to remedy this horrible situation. Sign here to show your support for equality and fair treatment.

Success: Indiana Prevents Discrimination Against LGBT

Success: Indiana Prevents Discrimination Against LGBT

Indiana businesses are effectively prevented from discriminating based on sexual and gender identity, thanks to the hard work of activists in the ForceChange community and around the country. Applaud their tireless efforts to ensure equality for all by signing the petition.

Success:  Woman Imprisoned for Watching Sports Freed

Success: Woman Imprisoned for Watching Sports Freed

A woman who was arrested for attending a men’s volleyball match has been pardoned by Iran’s government and is now free. Thank the Ayatollah for dismissing the charges and help equal rights for women move forward.

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Save Home of Imperiled Migratory Birds

An important migratory bird habitat on Lake Erie is at risk of destruction due to proposed commercial and residential development. Take action now to stop this invasive project.

Don’t Defile Native Land With Massive Construction

Don’t Defile Native Land With Massive Construction

Scientists are using sacred Native land to build a massive telescope despite community protests. Sign our petition to demand that the people in charge of this project stop their attempt to desecrate the site of a religious creation story.

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Stop Destructive Mining on Ecologically Rich Island

Marine wildlife is in danger of environmental degradation from the approval of tin mining on a pristine and coveted island. Demand that all mining licenses be revoked and the island is protected from mining operations in the future.

Do Not Allow Indefinite Detention Without Trial

Do Not Allow Indefinite Detention Without Trial

A law allowing the indefinite detention of suspected terrorists without trial or legal representation is currently being considered by the Malaysian parliament. Demand that this assault on the right to a fair and impartial trial be halted.

Let Teen Girl Go to the Prom in a Tuxedo

Let Teen Girl Go to the Prom in a Tuxedo

A lesbian student was told she can’t go to the prom in the tuxedo she wants to wear because her choice of clothing will “wreck havok” on the dance. Sign the petition to demand that this blatant discrimination be put to an end.