Animal Welfare Congratulate California for Banning Orca Shows and Breeding

Congratulate California for Banning Orca Shows and Breeding

A ban on using orcas in performances and breeding them in captivity just became law in California. Thank California for taking this huge step in the right direction in the fight to end orca breeding everywhere.

Environment Save Hundreds of Animals With New Technology

Save Hundreds of Animals With New Technology

Hundreds of animals are dying off because forests are being turned into palm oil and tree plantations. Many animal species and habitats are at risk of being destroyed because outdated technology is used to conduct research. Urge scientists to use remote-sensing technology when studying animals and their habitats to ensure that they are able to thrive.

Success Success: Ban On Body-Covering Swimwear Repealed

Success: Ban On Body-Covering Swimwear Repealed

The highest court in France has ruled that laws banning the body-covering swimwear known as the “burkini” violate guaranteed rights and freedom. Applaud this ruling that prevents governments from dictating what women can wear.

Human Rights Support Reducing Use of Cruel Solitary Confinement

Support Reducing Use of Cruel Solitary Confinement

The barbaric and outdated punishment of solitary confinement will be used much less in federal prisons, thanks to a series of executive actions by President Obama. Sign the petition and thank the president for taking steps to restrict this incredibly damaging form of punishment.

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Congratulate California for Banning Orca Shows and Breeding

Congratulate California for Banning Orca Shows and Breeding

A ban on using orcas in performances and breeding them in captivity just became law in California. Thank California for taking this huge step in the right direction in the fight to end orca breeding everywhere.

Support Reducing Use of Cruel Solitary Confinement

Support Reducing Use of Cruel Solitary Confinement

The barbaric and outdated punishment of solitary confinement will be used much less in federal prisons, thanks to a series of executive actions by President Obama. Sign the petition and thank the president for taking steps to restrict this incredibly damaging form of punishment.

Save Hundreds of Animals With New Technology

Save Hundreds of Animals With New Technology

Hundreds of animals are dying off because forests are being turned into palm oil and tree plantations. Many animal species and habitats are at risk of being destroyed because outdated technology is used to conduct research. Urge scientists to use remote-sensing technology when studying animals and their habitats to ensure that they are able to thrive.

Stop Serving Frogs to Be Eaten Alive

Stop Serving Frogs to Be Eaten Alive

Live frogs are stabbed, skinned, and their organs eaten while their hearts are still beating in upscale Japanese restaurants. End the inhumane practice of eating animals alive.

Cancel Cruel Elephant Rides at Theme Park

Cancel Cruel Elephant Rides at Theme Park

A popular theme park continues to host elephant rides. These elephants are rented from a notoriously cruel company that allegedly beats the animals with bullhooks and shocks them with electric prods. Urge the park to cut ties with this cruel company and end all elephant rides permanently.

End the Labor Exploitation of Children

End the Labor Exploitation of Children

India has passed new child labor laws that still leave much to be desired. Alarming loopholes allow for the continued manipulation of child workers. Sign the petition to demand that government officials close these loopholes and protect child workers.

Protect Pristine National Forest From Oil and Gas Development

Protect Pristine National Forest From Oil and Gas Development

The scenic White River National Forest is under threat of being destroyed by oil companies. The Bureau of Land Management currently protects these lands but is considering allowing them to be leased by oil and gas companies. Sign to demand this ecosystem be protected.

End the Detention Without Charge of 81-Year-Old Journalist

End the Detention Without Charge of 81-Year-Old Journalist

An 81-year-old journalist has reportedly been detained for months without charge. He suffers from diabetes and a heart condition, but has allegedly not received access to adequate medical care. Demand he be released or charged with a crime and given access to both legal representation and adequate healthcare.

Success: Ban On Body-Covering Swimwear Repealed

Success: Ban On Body-Covering Swimwear Repealed

The highest court in France has ruled that laws banning the body-covering swimwear known as the “burkini” violate guaranteed rights and freedom. Applaud this ruling that prevents governments from dictating what women can wear.

Demand State Stop Killing Wolves

Demand State Stop Killing Wolves

Two of the only 90 gray wolves left in Washington state were recently killed by officials to protect nearby livestock. There are other, better methods to protect livestock that should be put into use. Sign this petition to demand the state stop killing wolves.

Denounce Former Mayor for Alleged Racist Remarks

Denounce Former Mayor for Alleged Racist Remarks

A candidate for mayor in Alabama allegedly used a racist slur when talking about her opponent. Demand an apology for these insensitive and offensive comments.

Dog Whose Throat Was Slit After Being Tortured Deserves Justice

Dog Whose Throat Was Slit After Being Tortured Deserves Justice

A dog’s throat was slit after being tortured and repeatedly stabbed. A video of the savage killing shows the dog being tied by the neck to a horse’s back, then brutally killed. Please sign this petition to bring the dog justice and demand that the accused killers are vigorously prosecuted.

Justice for Dog Locked in Chemical-Filled Closet and Killed

Justice for Dog Locked in Chemical-Filled Closet and Killed

A dog suffered chemical burns and died after his groomer allegedly locked him in a utility closet. The burns were so severe that his hair fell out and he was foaming at the mouth. Demand justice for this innocent dog.

Save Black Bears From Being Shot and Killed

Save Black Bears From Being Shot and Killed

Nine black bears were shot and killed after they wandered too close to human dwellings. This catastrophe could have likely been avoided if deterrents had been put in place to keep the animals at bay. Urge officials to put measures in place to prevent bears from wandering into highly populated areas.

End Land Clearing Near the Great Barrier Reef

End Land Clearing Near the Great Barrier Reef

Land clearing is threatening the Great Barrier Reef and killing its rare species. Demand that the practice of deforestation be banned in the areas surrounding the Great Barrier Reef.

Applaud President Obama’s Creation of National Monument

Applaud President Obama’s Creation of National Monument

President Obama has designated over 87,000 acres of land in Maine as a national monument. Thank the president for taking action to protect our nation’s land and wildlife for the enjoyment of future generations.

Thank NASA for Making Its Funded Research Free to All

Thank NASA for Making Its Funded Research Free to All

NASA just announced that hundreds of its research articles are now free for access by anyone through an online database. Thanks to this, scientific minds across the globe can now build on existing research, including climate and environmental science. Praise NASA for this wonderful decision.

Thank Rescue Group for Shutting Down Cruel Pig Chase

Thank Rescue Group for Shutting Down Cruel Pig Chase

A fair was planning on hosting a greased pig event until a rescue group stepped in. During the event, children were to chase greased pigs in a pen, grab one and then pull him or her through a hula hoop. Sign this petition and thank the rescue group for putting an end to this unnecessary and cruel event.

Tell Congress: Stop Denying Climate Change

Tell Congress: Stop Denying Climate Change

More than 6 in 10 Americans are represented by a Congressman who denies climate change. We deserve officials who respect science and fight back. Add your name demanding Republican leaders in Congress acknowledge climate change is real.

Stop Pregnant Women from Dying in Texas

Stop Pregnant Women from Dying in Texas

Pregnant women in Texas are in imminent danger as the state’s maternal mortality rate is now the highest in the developed world. Demand that health care resources and clinics receive more funding so that these women can stop suffering preventable deaths.

Punish Police for Allegedly Ignoring Gruesome Animal Torture

Punish Police for Allegedly Ignoring Gruesome Animal Torture

A pregnant dog was stabbed and hanged, but when someone tried reporting the crime to police, they reportedly chased her away and refused to note the report. This is a total injustice and failure on behalf of the police. Demand that the officers involved be punished severely, if guilty.

Justice for Lebanese-American Man Killed in Reported Hate Crime

Justice for Lebanese-American Man Killed in Reported Hate Crime

A Lebanese-American man was shot and killed, allegedly because of his Lebanese decent. His neighbor reportedly harassed the man and his family for years. Take a stand against hate crimes and demand justice for this innocent man.

Apprehend Arsonist Who Started Multiple Wildfires

Apprehend Arsonist Who Started Multiple Wildfires

Over a dozen forest fires have broken out recently in Oregon, and authorities suspect that these blazes may have been started intentionally. Demand that all parties responsible be apprehended and punished.

Stop Abuse by Increasing Regulation in Animal Rescues

Stop Abuse by Increasing Regulation in Animal Rescues

Dead and seriously ill dogs were recently found in the home of a dog rescue operator, reports say. Demand that regulations and inspections are put into place to prevent this type of shocking abuse.

Stop Brutal Slaughter of Endangered Gray Wolves

Stop Brutal Slaughter of Endangered Gray Wolves

A pack of 11 endangered gray wolves is slated for execution because the animals have been preying on local livestock. Denounce this barbaric plan and demand that a more humane solution be found.

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