High school teachers were told to remove “We the People” posters, which promote equality and diversity, because administrators deemed them too “political” and “anti-Trump.” Tell the administration that there is nothing political about equality — it’s a basic right.
Articles written by: Cristina Tangreti
A traveling U.S. circus still uses tigers, elephants, and other animals in its show, forcing them to perform completely unnatural acts as a crude form of entertainment. Demand that one of the circus’s most prominent hosts on its ongoing tour refuse to do business with this circus.
Millions of low-income people in the U.S. will lose access to many free legal services if the most recent draft of Donald Trump’s budget plan is finalized. Tell Trump not to eliminate these important services from the budget by signing this petition.
Dozens of public schools are in serious danger of being closed down and possibly being replaced by charter schools. Teachers are protesting the proposed closures and demanding infrastructural changes to solve this public education crisis. Demand that the state’s School Reform Office take action to save these schools.
An NYPD officer is being accused of tasering a pregnant 17-year old woman outside of her own apartment. Demand that the cop in question be suspended for his dangerous actions by signing this petition.
A rule protecting certain U.S. waterways from unregulated coal mine dumping is at serious risk of being overturned, leaving these streams, surrounding ecosystems and the rural communities who depend on them vulnerable to toxic contamination. Tell President Trump not to sign off on the repeal of this rule.
The commission that protects the American voting system from fraud could soon be dismantled by the House of Representatives. This decision could possibly make the system more vulnerable than it has been in over 15 years, with no federal standards to uphold. Demand that the House reverse this irresponsible decision immediately.
Amazon is condoning anti-Semitism by allowing the sale of Holocaust-denying books, despite its policy prohibiting the sale of offensive materials. Tell the retail site to respect its own policy and remove these offensive titles from its sites immediately.
A false killer whale named Kina is apparently being forced to live a sad and miserable life of isolation. This whale has been used in research for decades serving the U.S. Navy and deserves better. Demand that this poor whale be released to a reputable seaside sanctuary where she can finally have a taste of freedom.
Abortions after 20 weeks may soon be illegal in yet another state thanks to a bill backed by a conservative agenda. Sign this petition to tell state representatives that women deserve access to safe, legal abortions up to 24 weeks.
A zoo is reportedly planning on euthanizing an elephant infected with tuberculosis, even though the animal shows no signs of pain or suffering. Demand that the zoo give this elephant a fighting chance to live by signing this petition.
Sanctuary cities in a U.S. state may be banned, leaving thousands of undocumented immigrants without legal refuge. Take a stand for undocumented immigrants by signing this petition.
Republicans are seeking to undermine the Clean Air Act, which strictly regulates harmful emissions and air pollutants. These greedy politicians want to trim the list of restricted air pollutants in order to protect fossil fuel industries. Sign this petition to tell Congress to stand up for the environment.
People with a history of mental illness may once again be allowed to purchase guns without a background check, thanks to Congressional Republicans. If they are successful, this will only add to serious problem of gun violence in the U.S. Urge the Senate to protect American lives first and the Second Amendment second by signing this petition.
Undercover footage has revealed brutally violent practices towards lambs and apparently unethical labeling practices at a meat plant owned by the country’s largest lamb producer. Demand that the plant be investigated and penalized if found guilty of these alleged violations.
President Trump’s plan to move forward with the construction of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline is gaining speed as the acting Secretary of the Army has ordered the issue of an easement, which will grant the project permission to begin. However, the Army is allowing the American public an opportunity to share their opinions about the pipeline before proceeding. Take advantage of this opportunity; express your dissent by signing this petition.
Motorists who run over protesters could soon be let off without repercussions if they claim they did it “unintentionally,” thanks to a proposed new bill. This pathetic attempt to stifle the important and necessary protests taking place against injustice across the country cannot be allowed. Sign this petition to stand up for the spirit of protest and free speech in the U.S.
Seven dogs were found on the side of the road with broken necks and gunshot wounds. Urge the local law enforcement to do everything in its power to make sure the person responsible for this heinous act is held fully accountable.
President Trump’s nominee for Attorney General has a history of bigotry against immigrants, the LGBTQ community, and people of color. With the vote on this nomination drawing ever nearer, we must urge every undecided Senator to vote against this candidate. Take action by signing this petition.
President Trump is targeting cities that provide refuge for undocumented immigrants, threatening to take away billions in federal funding. Trump claims that this action is meant to protect America from immigrants, who he believes cause “immeasurable harm to the American people.” Demand that he revoke this xenophobic and unfounded executive order immediately.
The Trump administration has placed a gag order on the Environmental Protection Agency, requiring the EPA to cut off all interactions with the media, freeze its grants and contracts, and remove all climate change-related research from its website. This attempt to censor environmental science and hinder progress must not be allowed. Tell President Trump and his administration to end this freeze immediately.
President Trump has decided to revive a dirty tar sands pipeline that had been previously rejected by Barack Obama. If built, this pipeline will put an enormous strain on our already fragile environment. Tell Trump and his administration that this is not what the American people want.
Every conservative President since Reagan has made a point to reinstate the Mexico City policy, which prohibits U.S. funding for nongovernmental health organizations that provide abortion services or counseling — and Trump is no exception. Tell him and his administration that this policy endangers women’s healthcare and it must be revoked immediately.
The wage gap between American men and women is made worse by a particular tax penalty, which President Donald Trump now has the power to reform. Sign our petition to demand that Trump end wage inequality for women.
Africa’s great apes are being slaughtered for their body parts. The trafficking of ape skulls, bones, hands and feet is flourishing, and little is being done to stop it. Demand that the president of Cameroon, where most of the trafficking is happening, do more to enforce anti-poaching laws and punish traffickers who take part in this illicit trade.