Animal Welfare End Rampant Tiger Poaching

End Rampant Tiger Poaching

More tigers have been killed in India in the first four months of 2016 than in the entirety of 2015. Urge the Indian government to intervene and save these precious animals.

Environment Protect Critically Endangered Himalayan Wolf

Protect Critically Endangered Himalayan Wolf

The critically endangered Himalayan wolf is at risk of extinction in Nepal. We must increase protections to prevent this rare and exotic wolf species from being destroyed forever.

Success Success: Mexican Gray Wolves to be Saved from Extinction

Success: Mexican Gray Wolves to be Saved from Extinction

The Mexican gray wolf will now be saved from extinction, thanks to a lawsuit requiring the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to develop a plan. Applaud this win for animal conservation.

Human Rights Heartless Person Who Robbed Animal Shelter Must be Caught

Heartless Person Who Robbed Animal Shelter Must be Caught

Someone broke into and robbed an animal shelter. The money and property stolen from the shelter were used to save the lives of innocent animals. The sick individual who committed this crime must be caught and prosecuted.

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End Rampant Tiger Poaching

End Rampant Tiger Poaching

More tigers have been killed in India in the first four months of 2016 than in the entirety of 2015. Urge the Indian government to intervene and save these precious animals.

Heartless Person Who Robbed Animal Shelter Must be Caught

Heartless Person Who Robbed Animal Shelter Must be Caught

Someone broke into and robbed an animal shelter. The money and property stolen from the shelter were used to save the lives of innocent animals. The sick individual who committed this crime must be caught and prosecuted.

Stop Vegan Restaurant Owner From Using Profits to Slaughter Animals

Stop Vegan Restaurant Owner From Using Profits to Slaughter Animals

A vegan restaurant owner has revealed that he used profits to slaughter and eat animals raised on his farm. Demand that he stop using vegan restaurant profits to fund his non-vegan lifestyle.

Protect Critically Endangered Himalayan Wolf

Protect Critically Endangered Himalayan Wolf

The critically endangered Himalayan wolf is at risk of extinction in Nepal. We must increase protections to prevent this rare and exotic wolf species from being destroyed forever.

Help Life-Saving Animal Shelter Facing Imminent Closure

Help Life-Saving Animal Shelter Facing Imminent Closure

A life-saving animal shelter is being evicted and requires urgent help to find a new home for the thousands of animals it cares for. Demand that this shelter is given a plot of land and assistance with relocation costs so that vulnerable animals are not left without care.

Punish Man Accused of Violently Attacking Endangered Pregnant Seal

Punish Man Accused of Violently Attacking Endangered Pregnant Seal

A man allegedly violently attacked a monk seal, chasing her into the ocean. The seal is pregnant and highly valued due to her endangered status. Demand the harshest penalty for this troubling assault.

Success: Mexican Gray Wolves to be Saved from Extinction

Success: Mexican Gray Wolves to be Saved from Extinction

The Mexican gray wolf will now be saved from extinction, thanks to a lawsuit requiring the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to develop a plan. Applaud this win for animal conservation.

Protect University’s Right To Promote Gender-Neutral Pronouns

Protect University’s Right To Promote Gender-Neutral Pronouns

A university could be banned from teaching gender-neutral pronouns if Tennessee state lawmakers get their way. Sign this petition to protect diversity and free speech in higher education.

Reform Sexist Cheerleading Department

Reform Sexist Cheerleading Department

A cheerleading department was criticized for posting tryout posters with sexist guidelines for applicants’ appearances. The posters were taken down, but this isn’t enough. Urge officials to reform the department and prevent the perpetuation of sexism in this sport.

Stop Killing Ostriches for Fashion Bags

Stop Killing Ostriches for Fashion Bags

Prada uses ostrich leather from cruel slaughter farms in its luxury “goosebump” handbags. Sign this petition to demand that the fashion house ends its support of this unethical practice and stops using ostrich leather in its products.

Applaud End of Undermining Indigenous Rights

Applaud End of Undermining Indigenous Rights

The undermining of the treaty rights of Alberta First Nations people will come to an end after the province announced the repeal of an unjust law. Help us applaud this step forward in relations between the province and First Nations peoples.

Abandoned Chimpanzee Deserves to Be Rehomed

Abandoned Chimpanzee Deserves to Be Rehomed

A chimpanzee named Ponso was reportedly left to die on an island by a company that allegedly performed medical testing on him for years. Demand that the company pay to have him moved to a proper sanctuary at once.

Stop Intimidating Relatives of Missing People

Stop Intimidating Relatives of Missing People

Relatives of the victims of forced disappearances have reportedly faced intimidation by officials in Chihuahua. Help us ask the governor to stop this practice and investigate forced disappearances in the state.

Success: Turkish Academics Freed

Success: Turkish Academics Freed

Four Turkish academics imprisoned for signing a call for peace have been freed. Help us applaud their release and push for greater protections for the human rights of residents and citizens of Turkey.

Demand Apology From Police Union That Blamed Boy For His Own Death

Demand Apology From Police Union That Blamed Boy For His Own Death

A Cleveland police union recently recommended that the family of Tamir Rice, a boy who was shot by police, use the money from their settlement to educate youth about the dangers of playing with fake guns. This is an outrageous case of victim-blaming. Sign this petition to demand an apology.

Do Not Pass Stand-Your-Ground Law

Do Not Pass Stand-Your-Ground Law

The Missouri Senate is currently considering a crime bill carrying a “stand your ground” amendment that puts Missourians at enhanced risk of being shot and killed. Missouri already has severely lax gun control laws and the passage of a “stand your ground” amendment could prove catastrophic for a state with one of the highest gun homicide rates in the country. Sign the petition and demand the language of the bill changed or the bill defeated and help save the lives of potential victims.

President Barack Obama delivers a health care address to a joint session of Congress at the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C., Sept. 9, 2009. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)
 
This official White House photograph is being made available only for publication by news organizations and/or for personal use printing by the subject(s) of the photograph. The photograph may not be manipulated in any way and may not be used in commercial or political materials, advertisements, emails, products, promotions that in any way suggests approval or endorsement of the President, the First Family, or the White House.

Success: House Requires Warrants for E-mail Surveillance

Personal information and private data are now more secure thanks to the passing of legislation that requires authorities to obtain a warrant before accessing any sensitive electronic materials. Thank the U.S. House for passing this progressive and important bill.

Protect Teen Boy From Hair Length Discrimination at School

Protect Teen Boy From Hair Length Discrimination at School

A senior boy was forced to cut his hair or risk missing out on graduation. Demand the school apologizes for infringing on his self-expression and updates its dress code.

Praise Circus for Dropping Animal Acts

Praise Circus for Dropping Animal Acts

A circus has decided to put together an animal-free show this year. This is great news for animals. Animals used in circuses are typically held in small cages, neglected, and abused. Sign this petition and thank the circus for putting together a fun, compassionate show.

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Criminalize Forced Oral Sex On an Unconscious Intoxicated Person

An Oklahoma rape case was dismissed because the victim was intoxicated. The legal statute indicates that forced oral sex is not punishable by law if the victim is drunk. Demand an immediate revision to this dangerous statute.

Fire University Cop for Alleged Campus Shooting

Fire University Cop for Alleged Campus Shooting

A university officer reportedly fired his gun on campus with hundreds of students nearby after the area was deemed safe. This officer’s reckless behavior unnecessarily endangered lives. Demand that he be stripped of his badge if found guilty of negligence.

Support the Decriminalization of Marijuana in City

Support the Decriminalization of Marijuana in City

Officials in Orlando are voting to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana in the city. This legislation is vital in putting fewer people behind bars and freeing up time for police officers to pursue more dangerous crimes. Urge officials to decriminalize marijuana in Orlando.

Fire Racist, Misogynistic Sheriff’s Chief of Staff

Fire Racist, Misogynistic Sheriff’s Chief of Staff

A top Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department official sent emails with racist comments about black people, Latinos and Muslims as well as sexist comments about women. Rather than firing this bigot, the sheriff has said he won’t be taking any action. Demand he fire this racist, sexist official immediately.

Urge City to Reach No-Kill Animal Shelter Status Before End of Year

Urge City to Reach No-Kill Animal Shelter Status Before End of Year

Los Angeles is well on its way to becoming a no-kill city for shelter animals by next year. However, hundreds of animals will be euthanized as population control until then. Urge the city to take action to reach its goal faster and save even more innocent lives.

Praise Retailer for Ending Its Sale of Fur

Praise Retailer for Ending Its Sale of Fur

A large retailer for luxury hotels has announced it will no longer stock its stores’ shelves with products using fur. This is great news for animals and people alike. Sign this petition and thank the retailer for making the compassionate choice.

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