A ban on child labor was recently expanded in the Philippines. Sign our petition to thank the Philippine government for taking steps to protect millions of children from deadly exploitation.
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Hundreds of animals and plants could be put at risk of extinction by a Republican proposal to dismantle the Endangered Species Act. Demand that this reckless proposal be thrown out.
Betsy DeVos, Donald Trump’s nominee for Secretary of Education, has shown an interest in reversing federal protections for LGBTQ students. Sign the petition to demand that, if DeVos is appointed, she protect the rights of LGBTQ students and ensure that they feel safe in the classroom.
Hunters can kill endangered species without consequence if they claim that it was accidental, due to a century-old and often misused policy. Sign the petition and demand that hunters be held accountable for their actions and the act be revoked.
Freedom of the press could be severely limited by a new law that could open unregistered journalists up to fines and an increased risk of libel lawsuits. Demand that this proposal be rejected.
LGBTQ students are put at risk of harassment and discrimination in schools. Very few protections are in place to keep them safe. Sign the petition and demand that school officials work to enact these protective measures.
Several migrant workers were killed in a fire in India. Existing labor laws in the country did not protect these workers or their families who were left behind. Sign the petition to demand that tougher labor laws be enacted in order to protect migrant workers and their families in the event of a disaster.
President-elect Donald Trump has once again denied his mocking a disabled reporter while running his controversial campaign. His continued lies about this incident demonstrate that he is a man not only unwilling to own his past mistakes, but also a man who will gladly belittle those Americans who cannot defend themselves. Sign the petition to demand that Trump finally grant the reporter the apology and respect he deserves.
Trans men and women could soon be forced to use the bathroom that corresponds with their birth gender instead of the gender they identify with. Such a bill discriminates against the transgender community, robs them of their rights, and perpetrates a false and malicious myth about trans men and women. Sign the petition and demand that the bill be rejected.
A journalist in Bhutan is facing an expensive libel suit after sharing a Facebook post about a local businessman. This case may set a troubling precedent about freedom of the press and expression. Sign the petition and demand that the suit be dropped.
The rights of indigenous groups are now at risk after the Ecuador government disbanded an organization that fought to protect them. Sign the petition and demand that the government reinstate this vital organization and protect the rights of all citizens.
The Wall Street Journal will not publicly challenge any falsities Donald Trump may say. The press is all that is left to shed light on the dangerous falsehoods Trump spreads. Sign the petition and demand that the press hold Trump accountable for his lies.
Trump plans to nominate his adviser’s husband to the position of solicitor general. This individual will be responsible for legally handling Trump’s conflicts of interest and business self-dealings. Sign the petition to ask the U.S. Senate to deny this crony appointment.
Two anti-LGBTQ speakers have been chosen for Donald Trump’s inauguration. Trump cannot be a president who respects all citizens if he lets these men, who support discrimination, speak at his ceremony. Sign the petition and demand that these men be removed from the proceedings.
After promising to be honest with the American people and hold a press conference on his business conflicts, Donald Trump has moved it to an unspecified future date. Demand that Trump be transparent with the American people and hold his press conference before his inauguration.
The Radio City Rockettes will perform for a man who has bragged about sexual assault and who has spoken negatively about minorities throughout the nation. Sign the petition to demand that the Rockettes not perform for such a controversial figure.
The NRA is standing in the way of gun reform that could prevent senseless tragedies and deaths, but its members get a discount from FedEx. Demand that the company stop giving discounts to the men and women who have used political lobbying to oppose the safety of the American people.
A proposal to switch to wood-burning energy from coal is currently being considered by the European Union. Wood burning is worse for the environment than coal, producing more harmful emissions. Demand that the commission reject the proposal and seek methods of cleaner energy, like wind and solar.
A Buffalo businessman and Trump campaigner in the state of New York released a slew of racist and derogatory remarks about President Barack and Michelle Obama. Demand that this man apologize for his hateful words.
A video has emerged showing a police officer assaulting and threatening an African American mother with his weapon after she called him for help. Demand that this police officer be relieved of his duties for such a show of excessive force.
The LGBTQ community may soon be legally discriminated against as a result of Republican efforts to pass the First Amendment Defense Act. This bill would prohibit the federal government from protecting members of the LGBTQ community who are being discriminated against by businesses or individuals. Help protect the rights of all American citizens by demanding that this bill be stopped before it becomes law.
LGBT workers could now be subject to workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation after a judge threw out an executive order that protected the LGBT community. Sign the petition and demand that the judge’s ruling be overturned so LGBT state employees are protected.
An American human rights lawyer was arrested without cause in Cuba. Her whereabouts are currently unknown. Demand that the Cuban government release this American citizen.
Government-employed LGBTQ activists could be at risk of losing their jobs thanks to conservative groups that are urging the Secretary of State nominee to replace them with “pro-family conservatives” upon commencement of his service. Sign the petition to demand that the jobs of pro-LGBTQ State Department workers be protected.
The free press is under attack in Turkey, where the government is jailing members of the media and preventing citizens from obtaining fair and accurate news. Sign the petition and demand that Turkey allow the media to do its job and its duty to the people of the nation.