Animal Welfare

Shut Down Fur Farms to Protect Humans and Animals From COVID-19

Minks on fur farms could be responsible for spreading a mutated form of COVID-19 to humans, representing a serious danger to human and animal life alike. Demand that Governor Herbert order the suspension of farming until the danger has passed.

Environment

Demand Control and Closure of Water-Poisoning Coal Ash Ponds

The Trump administration has announced that it will allow poisonous coal ash to continue to be dumped into rural water supplies in the latest attack on the environment and public health. This toxin has been linked to a rise in cancers and internal organ ailments. Demand that this administration protect life and the environment rather than corporate profits.

Success

Success: Facebook Cracks Down on Hate-Filled Propaganda-Spreader QAnon

Facebook has taken decisive action against a rapidly growing provocateur of hateful propaganda and violence. Legions of QAnon manipulators will now be left without a home base for their dangerous disinformation campaigns. Support Facebook’s full-on ban of this defamatory agent of chaos.

Human Rights

Disband Violent Police Unit With a Reported Record of Human Rights Violations

Calls to disband a controversial Nigerian police unit with an apparent record of brutality and corruption have been answered with the unit’s replacement with a near-exact copy. This move signals a complete disregard for Nigerians’ demands for simple respect and fair treatment from police forces without offering meaningful change. Demand that this new unit be disbanded before the cycle of violence begins again.

Petitions:

Demand Control and Closure of Water-Poisoning Coal Ash Ponds

The Trump administration has announced that it will allow poisonous coal ash to continue to be dumped into rural water supplies in the latest attack on the environment and public health. This toxin has been linked to a rise in cancers and internal organ ailments. Demand that this administration protect life and the environment rather than corporate profits.

Disband Violent Police Unit With a Reported Record of Human Rights Violations

Calls to disband a controversial Nigerian police unit with an apparent record of brutality and corruption have been answered with the unit’s replacement with a near-exact copy. This move signals a complete disregard for Nigerians’ demands for simple respect and fair treatment from police forces without offering meaningful change. Demand that this new unit be disbanded before the cycle of violence begins again.

Protect Indigenous Fishermen From Potentially Racially Motivated Attacks

Indigenous Canadians have reportedly been attacked and seen their property destroyed by fishermen angered by their traditional fishing rights as defined by long-established treaties. Despite calls for intervention, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has not offered assistance. Demand that he protect the rights of Indigenous Canadians immediately.

Trump: Denounce Harmful QAnon Conspiracy Theory

President Trump again refused to denounce QAnon, a conspiracy theory asserting that top Democrats are running a child sex-trafficking ring and attempting to overthrow the president. Trump has retweeted statements associated with QAnon and even praised the group for being “against pedophilia,” yet he claims to know nothing about them. In order to slow the spread of misinformation, demand Trump condemn the harmful conspiracy.

Shut Down Fur Farms to Protect Humans and Animals From COVID-19

Minks on fur farms could be responsible for spreading a mutated form of COVID-19 to humans, representing a serious danger to human and animal life alike. Demand that Governor Herbert order the suspension of farming until the danger has passed.

Don’t Rig Peoples’ Representation With Partisan Gerrymandering

Gerrymandering, the process of candidates handpicking their voting constituents, takes power away from the people and puts it squarely in the hands of opportunistic, power-hungry politicians. Back one state’s bid to put an end to this partisan hack job.

Don’t Give Puppy Left Tied in Dangerous Heat Back to Accused Abuser

A puppy reportedly left tied outside by a two-foot chain in sweltering heat has been returned to the woman charged with abusing him. Stop this reckless decision that could further endanger an innocent animal’s life.

Amy Coney Barrett: Endorse a Peaceful Transfer of Power

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett refused to endorse a peaceful transfer of power should the president lose the election. Instead, she said the situation was a “controversy” and that she wanted to “stay out of it.” Demand Barrett support a peaceful transferal in order to maintain the integrity of our democracy.

Stop Trump From Allowing Reindeer to be Shot From Motorboats and Wolf Pups to be Slaughtered in Dens

Hunters will soon be allowed to prowl the homes of at-risk wildlife and slaughter entire families. Demand the Trump administration undo the damage inflicted when it sanctioned slaughter on federal park lands.

End Twitter’s Apparent Double Standard on Death Wish Tweets

Women of color claim that Twitter has done nothing to protect them from death threats, even when the tweets were reported. This followed the social media giant’s recent crackdown on users who had ill will for President Trump after he contracted COVID-19, saying that wishes or hopes of death were not allowed on their platform. Sign this petition to urge Twitter to end the apparent double standard on death wish tweets.

Save Butterflies From Disappearing Forever

Butterflies are vanishing from the United Kingdom at an alarming rate. Over 75 percent of the butterflies stand at risk of extinction due to a yet unknown cause. Demand urgent conservation action to preserve these pilots of nature.

Justice for Puppy Reportedly Thrown and Injured in Viral Video

A woman reportedly threw a dog at a black man and used racist language during an altercation that was captured on video. The dog seemingly hit the pavement and proceeded to whimper in pain. Sign this petition to demand justice.

Tesla: Don’t Use Child Labor to Build Electric Cars

Tesla is seeking to produce 20 million electric-powered cars by 2030, putting thousands of children at risk of exploitation and forced labor. Demand action.

Don’t Appoint a Conservative Supreme Court Justice Before the Election

The appointment of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court ignores Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s dying wish, and threatens important legal decisions such as same-sex marriage and Roe v. Wade. Demand the Senate wait to nominate a Supreme Court Justice until after the election.

Stop Anti-Maskers as COVID Cases Surge

Masks have been proven to decrease COVID cases by as much as 75 percent. So why are some local governments debating their use? Demand that one of the nation’s largest counties extend life-saving mask mandates.

Dog and Cat Reportedly Tortured, Dismembered, and Killed Deserve Justice

A dog and cat were reportedly tortured, dismembered, and killed in a horrific case of animal cruelty. The suspect apparently has a history of self-harm and claimed that he “ate their hearts.” Demand mental health services for this alleged animal abuser and punishment, if he is found guilty.

Don’t Deport Unfairly Convicted Autistic Man

An autistic British man is under threat of deportation following his imprisonment for a crime he and others insist he did not commit. Demand that this cruel decision be reversed immediately.

End Discrimination Against the LGBTQ Community

Healthcare, housing, education, and employment discrimination against LGBTQ Americans still percolates in the United States, with the federal government’s implicit stamp of approval. Demand a national policy of nondiscrimination that moves America forward, not backward.

Justice for Horses Left Emaciated & Injured

Numerous horses were rescued from a farm of horror in Lancaster County, PA. They were reportedly emaciated, injured, and near death’s door. Demand justice.

Trump Must Stop Misrepresenting Dr. Fauci in Campaign Ad

Trump took Dr. Anthony Fauci’s words out of context in a campaign ad designed to misrepresent that the infectious disease expert approves of the president’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Truth is important, especially during a pandemic, but Trump continues to deceive. Demand that Trump stop airing this propaganda.

Prevent Migratory Birds From Flying Into Skyscrapers Following Mass Death

Over 1,000 birds are estimated to have died in one day when they flew into skyscrapers across Philadelphia. The city lies in a migratory pathway and poses a threat due to the glass buildings and weather conditions. Demand that the mayor enact precautions recommended by the Audubon Society to prevent further mass deaths.

Don’t Revoke Custody of Children From Pro-Democracy Activists

Parents have been threatened with the forcible removal of their children in retaliation for protesting the dictatorial rule of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko. Demand that these threats cease immediately.

Trump: Join Effort to Save Millions of Lives from COVID-19

The Trump administration has refused to join nearly 200 countries in working to find a safe, effective vaccine for COVID-19, depriving medical researchers of vital resources and knowledge and putting impoverished communities at risk. Demand that this cruel position be reversed immediately.

Justice for 10 Dogs Apparently Forced to Fight for Sport

A father and son stand accused of subjecting ten dogs to pain and suffering in a dogfighting ring. Demand justice for these apparent victims of sadistic cruelty.

Germany: Protect Children from Exploitation and Abuse

Cars, chocolate, and clothing: nearly every major consumer product in Germany can be traced back to child labor. Sign the petition to demand an end to this exploitation and abuse.

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