Animal Welfare

Pregnant Dog Reportedly Starved and Infested With Maggots Deserves Justice

A pregnant dog was allegedly abused so severely that she miscarried her puppies alone in a driveway. Reportedly starved and denied lifesaving veterinary care, she suffered wounds so severe that they her body became infested with maggots. Demand justice for this innocent animal.

Environment

Prevent Mass Slaughter of Elephants By Poachers

Poachers went on a killing spree at an Ethiopian wildlife sanctuary, slaughtering six elephants as they drank water. The killers took advantage of lax security and diminished protections for at-risk wildlife. Demand reform of a system that enables these unlawful and greed-driven exterminations.

Success

Success: Police Department Responsible for Deaths of Breonna Taylor and David McAtee Under Investigation

Two African Americans, Breonna Taylor and David McAtee, died by deadly police force in Louisville in separate incidents. Their controversial killings and the police department responsible for both are now being investigated at the local and federal level. Applaud these needed steps in accountability and ultimate justice.

Human Rights

End Sale of Teargas and Rubber Bullets for Use Against Protestors

Sales of teargas and rubber bullets by companies in the United Kingdom to United States police forces have continued throughout the recent protests over George Floyd’s death, indicating a preference for profit over human rights. These weapons have resulted in mass injury and death. Demand that these sales be stopped immediately.

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End Sale of Teargas and Rubber Bullets for Use Against Protestors

Sales of teargas and rubber bullets by companies in the United Kingdom to United States police forces have continued throughout the recent protests over George Floyd’s death, indicating a preference for profit over human rights. These weapons have resulted in mass injury and death. Demand that these sales be stopped immediately.

Don’t Jeopardize Human Right to Free Speech in the Name of Counterterrorism

Citizens of the Philippines may soon face arrest, jail time, and denial of legal representation all for speaking out against their government. This destruction of free speech has been pitched as a counterterrorism measure. Demand that this heinous proposal be withdrawn immediately.

Protect Citizens from Police Brutality By Implementing Widespread Reform

Widespread police violence has led to the harm and death of thousands of peaceful protestors and innocent American citizens. Hundreds of cell phone videos have recently been released displaying this violence, sparked by the death of George Floyd. Demand Attorney General William Barr implement immediate and widespread police reform in order to end senseless violence and killing.

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Don’t Cut Off Aid to Struggling Citizens Because of Minor Drop in Unemployment

Republicans are threatening to cut off government aid to Americans devastated by the COVID-19 virus. They are using a single financial report showing a 1% decrease in unemployment as an excuse for taking money away from those who need it most. Demand that the Senate Finance Committee continue issuing government aid until unemployment is back to pre-COVID levels.

Prevent Mass Slaughter of Elephants By Poachers

Poachers went on a killing spree at an Ethiopian wildlife sanctuary, slaughtering six elephants as they drank water. The killers took advantage of lax security and diminished protections for at-risk wildlife. Demand reform of a system that enables these unlawful and greed-driven exterminations.

Stop Providing Local Police Departments With Military Weaponry

President Trump revived a Pentagon program that puts military-style weaponry into the hands of local police forces and law enforcement agencies. This means that police departments are equipped with tools like bayonets and grenade launchers. Sign this petition to stop this program and keep these tools out of the hands of police meant to protect and serve American citizens.

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Ban Dangerous “No-Knock” Warrants That Reportedly Led to Breonna Taylor’s Death

Plainclothes police officers allegedly broke into Breonna Taylor’s home without identifying themselves as police — a practice that shockingly is legal in Kentucky and much of the US. This dangerous tactic has reportedly resulted in Taylor’s tragic death and others before hers. Demand that Kentucky serve as an example for the nation by banning this unconstitutional practice.

Success: Police Department Responsible for Deaths of Breonna Taylor and David McAtee Under Investigation

Two African Americans, Breonna Taylor and David McAtee, died by deadly police force in Louisville in separate incidents. Their controversial killings and the police department responsible for both are now being investigated at the local and federal level. Applaud these needed steps in accountability and ultimate justice.

Stop Ignoring Surging Coronavirus Deaths

Brazil’s president is threatening to reopen the border even though the country’s coronavirus infection and death rates are the highest in Latin America and still on the rise. Medical experts have warned that Brazil is far from their peak in cases. Demand President Bolsonaro cease to reopen Brazil’s borders, at least until coronavirus rates begin to fall.

Justice for Women Allegedly Abducted and Assaulted as Payback for Protests

Female protesters were allegedly beaten, shamed, and sexually assaulted following their arrest in Zimbabwe. A dictator with a history of human rights abuse allegations may have used police and military forces as weapon of revenge in this disgusting reported crime. Support these women in their quest for justice against alleged state-sponsored brutality.

Terminate Police Officers Who Knocked 75-Year-Old Man to the Ground

A video shows police officers forcibly pushing an elderly man to the ground, causing him to smash his head on the pavement and bleed from the ear. The officers proceed to walk by and step around the non-responsive man. Sign this petition to urge the Mayor of Buffalo to terminate the police involved in the incident.

Fire Alleged White Nationalist Police Officer Who Sports Nazi Tattoos

A Philadelphia police officer with strongly alleged ties to white nationalist and neo-Nazi groups has been found to be working for that city once more despite having been fired previously. Demand that he be removed from his position for the sake of decency and justice.

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Remove Hateful Op-Ed Calling for Military Violence Against Protesters

The New York Times published an op-ed calling for “an overwhelming show of force” from the U.S. military to quell nationwide protests against police brutality and systemic racism. Demand that the Times remove and apologize for amplifying this message of tyrannical violence.

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Terminate Atlanta Police Officers for Use of Excessive Force on Black College Students

Six police officers attacked two black college students who were driving through a protest in Atlanta. Footage of the incident shows the them smashing the car windows, forcibly pulling out the driver and the passenger, and proceeding to use stun guns on them. Sign this petition to urge the Atlanta mayor to terminate all six officers.

Remove Racist Statues from Richmond

A statue of Robert E. Lee still stands prominently in the streets of Richmond, Virginia. It has been targeted in Black Lives Matter protests happening in the wake of the death of George Floyd because it stands as a symbol of racism and white supremacy. Sign this petition to urge the mayor to have the statue removed.

Facebook: Remove Trump’s Violent Threats Against Protesters

Facebook has taken no action to remove a violent post written by President Trump. The message reads, “when the looting starts, the shooting starts,” which directly threatens American protesters with military force. Demand Zuckerberg remove the violent post and take a stand against hateful content on Facebook.

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Stop Police From Collecting Identities of Peaceful Protesters

Los Angeles police are collecting video footage of peaceful protesters that could be used to discriminate against them. Capturing the identities of anti-police-brutality protests could have dangerous consequences. Demand that the LAPD stop collecting footage and instead focus on their duty to serve and protect.

Don’t Let Ocean Factory Farming Wipe Out Marine Wildlife

Factory farms could soon invade oceans thanks to the federal government. These corporate raiders slaughter thousands of pounds of fish and destroy marine habitats. Demand an end to this proposed takeover of oceans and sea life by big business.

Pregnant Dog Reportedly Starved and Infested With Maggots Deserves Justice

A pregnant dog was allegedly abused so severely that she miscarried her puppies alone in a driveway. Reportedly starved and denied lifesaving veterinary care, she suffered wounds so severe that they her body became infested with maggots. Demand justice for this innocent animal.

Stop Endangering Horseshoe Crabs With Pharmaceutical Testing

The horseshoe crab population is at risk because Maryland-based pharmaceutical company US Pharmacopeia refuses to stop testing shots and infusions on the species’ blood. Animal testing is one of the most unethical practices in existence, and big pharma has been slow in phasing it out. Demand US Pharmacopeia change their decision and use a synthetic material immediately, to protect horseshoe crabs from extinction.

Fight Against Child Labor and Child Marriage in Yemen

Children in Yemen are suffering. Their abuse has only worsened due to the economic crisis caused by COVID-19. Demand that the wealthiest country in the world step up to help.

Protect Rare Salmon from Extinction

The Atlantic salmon has seen its population decline due to overfishing and damming. Sign the petition to demand that it be afforded protections at the state level to ensure its survival.

Bear Allegedly Attacked and Traumatized at Zoo Deserves Justice

A defenseless bear was allegedly assaulted in her enclosure at a Polish zoo. A drunken visitor reportedly “wrestled” Sabrina and nearly drowned her, causing lasting harm to her emotional well-being. Punish the perpetrator of this apparent act of animal cruelty.

Stop Trump From Allowing Bear Cubs to be Slaughtered and Reindeer to be Shot from Motorboats

Bear cubs, reindeer and other defenseless animals can now be lured from their dens and brutally killed by hunters, including being shot at from motorboats, due to a Trump administration’s ruling. This method of hunting is inhumane and unacceptable. Demand that this brutal attack on struggling wildlife be reversed immediately to save these animals.

Punish Mother Whose Alleged Neglect Resulted in Death of Two Toddlers

The bodies of two toddlers were discovered in a creek one week after they went missing. Their mother allegedly allowed them to wander off on their own, seemingly flat-out refusing to help authorities find them and claiming she did not care where they went; she has been charged with criminal neglect. See that this woman is harshly punished for this alleged murder by inaction.

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