Articles written by: Kelsey Jones

Kelsey Jones

Success: Snow Leopards No Longer Classified as Endangered

Success: Snow Leopards No Longer Classified as Endangered

Snow leopard populations have increased, declassifying these beautiful animals from being endangered. Applaud that the conservation of snow leopards is heading in the right direction.

Success: Protestors Will Remain Protected from Motorists

Success: Protestors Will Remain Protected from Motorists

A bill that would have legalized motorists running over protestors has lost steam and is set to fail in North Carolina. Applaud that murder won’t be legalized and social justice will continue.

Save Animals Impacted by Hurricane Harvey

Save Animals Impacted by Hurricane Harvey

Thousands of pets, shelter animals and wildlife are lost, hurt, starving and without a home in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Urge the governor to save animal lives by providing support and aid for their rescue and care.

Fire Professor Who Said Black Protestors Should be Hung

Fire Professor Who Said Black Protestors Should be Hung

A professor in Arizona made a racially offensive comment that some Black Lives Matters members should be hung. This kind of blatant racism is unacceptable. Demand that this professor is fired.

Fire Officers For Planting Drugs on Innocent Citizens

Fire Officers For Planting Drugs on Innocent Citizens

Officers of an already troubled police department have apparently been caught trying to plant drugs on innocent citizens. Lying police officers have no place in this department. Demand they are fired and the department is reformed so there are no more dishonest officers.

Success: Law Requires Harsher Penalties for Animal Abusers

Success: Law Requires Harsher Penalties for Animal Abusers

More animals will be protected from horrific cruelty, thanks to a new state law enforcing stricter punishments for animal abusers. Applaud this major victory for animal welfare.

State Representative Charged with DUI Must Resign

State Representative Charged with DUI Must Resign

A representative in Florida was charged with a DUI after he was pulled over for swerving erratically. He reportedly blew nearly double the legal blood alcohol limit, and nearly fell over multiple times during a sobriety test. This man obviously places no value on the lives of others — demand he resign for his dangerous behavior.

Applaud Resignation of Bigoted State Senator Who Called Colleagues Racial Slurs

Applaud Resignation of Bigoted State Senator Who Called Colleagues Racial Slurs

A state senator who used expletives and racial slurs to refer to his colleagues has resigned after his colleagues and the public stayed vocal about his unacceptable behavior. Applaud that this bigot will no longer hold office.

Success: State’s Last Abortion Clinic Will Stay Open

Success: State’s Last Abortion Clinic Will Stay Open

The last remaining abortion clinic in Kentucky will continue to operate, despite a vicious battle on the right to choose from the state’s governor. Applaud that there will be at least one place in the state where the women of Kentucky can choose what to do with their bodies.

Fire Officers Who Allegedly Shoved and Pepper-Sprayed Two Elderly Women

Fire Officers Who Allegedly Shoved and Pepper-Sprayed Two Elderly Women

Body camera footage shows a police officer pushing a female protester in her 70s onto the street and another officer pepper-spraying a woman who tries to help the woman up. The violence allegedly committed by these officers was completely unwarranted. Demand justice for these innocent, elderly women by signing this petition.

White Supremacist Lawmaker Must Resign

White Supremacist Lawmaker Must Resign

A U.S. representative made controversial statements supporting the sentiments of white nationalists who believe in a pure white race and white superiority over diversity and immigration. Demand this bigoted congressman resign.

Defend State’s Final Abortion Clinic From Being Shut Down

Defend State’s Final Abortion Clinic From Being Shut Down

All abortion clinics in Kentucky except for one have been closed and the rights of women have been severely cut under the control of the governor. Demand that the last remaining clinic remain open and that women retain the right to choose.

Charge Shop Owner Who Allegedly Attacked and Choked Innocent Woman

Charge Shop Owner Who Allegedly Attacked and Choked Innocent Woman

A store owner in North Carolina was accused of hitting a woman in the face and then kicking her to the ground and choking her after claiming she stole a pair of fake eyelashes that were never found. Demand this allegedly violent man is charged with assault.

Stop Hunters From Slaughtering Seal Mothers

Stop Hunters From Slaughtering Seal Mothers

The commercial seal hunt started early this year in Canada after a company lobbied the government. Now, baby seals are at risk as their mothers are shot, clubbed or impaled with sharp picks for the hunt. Demand Canada end this abominable seal hunt.

Mayor Who Made Sexist, Racist and Ableist Comments Must Resign

Mayor Who Made Sexist, Racist and Ableist Comments Must Resign

A mayor is accused of calling black people “chimps” and the n-word, calling women “p*ssies” and “dried-up c*nts,” and calling Special Olympics participants the r-word. Demand this disgusting man resign.

Punish Spring Breakers Who Abused Sea Creatures to Get Drunk

Punish Spring Breakers Who Abused Sea Creatures to Get Drunk

Spring breakers were shown on video abusing sea creatures on the beach by grabbing the animals and pouring alcohol on them. Demand these criminals are found and punished.

Don’t Cruelly Murder Innocent Animal Families

Don’t Cruelly Murder Innocent Animal Families

Hunters would be allowed to shoot bear and wolf families as they sleep in their dens, shoot bears from airplanes and kill them with barbaric steel traps if a new bill passes. Demand that the president reject this heinous bill and protect these animals.

Justice for Schizophrenic Prisoner Allegedly Burned to Death by Guards

Justice for Schizophrenic Prisoner Allegedly Burned to Death by Guards

A state attorney will not charge the prison guards who allegedly locked a schizophrenic inmate in a boiling hot shower until he died with his body covered in burns and his skin flaking off. This heartless attorney must resign for allowing this potential injustice to go without a trial.

White Billionaire’s Issues Are Nothing Like Young Black Girl’s Fight Against Racism

White Billionaire’s Issues Are Nothing Like Young Black Girl’s Fight Against Racism

A cartoon comparing the experience of Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, a white billionaire, with that of 6-year-old Ruby Bridges, the first black child to enter an all-white school in the South, has been criticized for its tone-deaf comparison. Demand the illustrator apologize for this ignorant cartoon.

Success: Massive Ocean Cleanup Project Launched

Success: Massive Ocean Cleanup Project Launched

The majority of large plastics in the earth’s oceans are estimated to be cleaned up within decades thanks to a recently funded system that will help get this plastic out of the water. Applaud this viable solution that will work to create a cleaner, greener planet.

Save Innocent Creatures from Animal Abusers

Save Innocent Creatures from Animal Abusers

Defenseless animals could be saved from falling into the hands of known animal abusers if a new bill is passed. Urge officials to stand up for animal welfare and support this bill.

Punish Police Who Allegedly Tased Native American for No Reason

Punish Police Who Allegedly Tased Native American for No Reason

A group of police officers allegedly tased a Native American man who did nothing wrong while his back was turned and his hands were up. These police officers cannot get away with this wrongful brutality. Demand they are punished for hurting this man.

Punish Cop for Discharging Gun During Dispute Over Walking on Grass

Punish Cop for Discharging Gun During Dispute Over Walking on Grass

In a video, an off-duty police officer appears to drag a teenage boy around his yard before discharging a gun near a group of onlooking students. This is dangerous behavior that could have ended fatally and cannot be dismissed. Demand officials launch an investigation and punish this officer.

Success: Cruel Hunters Will No Longer Get Away with Hurting Sharks

Success: Cruel Hunters Will No Longer Get Away with Hurting Sharks

A prison sentence for shark finning and shark spining, a violent practice of dismembering sharks to use their body parts in soup, has been handed out for the first time in Costa Rica. Applaud this victory for the protection of sharks.

Success: City Will Be First in the Country to Provide Free Community College

Success: City Will Be First in the Country to Provide Free Community College

In a historic move, a U.S. city will become the first in the country to provide free community college to all students. Applaud this step toward providing equal educational opportunities for all.

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