Articles written by: Keri Ann

Recent college graduate with a B.A. in English and a certification in writing arts.

Don’t Send Refugee Families Back to Devastated Homeland

Don’t Send Refugee Families Back to Devastated Homeland

Haitian refugees who came to America following the deadly 2010 earthquake in their country may be deported, ripped from their homes, their jobs, and even their families. Sign the petition and demand that these refugees, who have built lives for themselves here, not be deported back to their devastated homeland.

Do Not Eliminate Freedom of the Press

Do Not Eliminate Freedom of the Press

The Trump Administration has voiced interest in changing libel laws, which would regulate the press and potentially tear the First Amendment apart. Sign the petition and demand that the administration protect our Constitution and its freedoms, not eliminate them.

Don’t Profit Off the Lives of Undocumented Immigrants

Don’t Profit Off the Lives of Undocumented Immigrants

Private prisons are standing to profit thousands off the arrests of undocumented immigrants. Sign the petition and demand that these abusive, private prisons play no role in immigration affairs or enforcement.

Burger King Must End Role in Deforestation

Burger King Must End Role in Deforestation

Burger King is dealing with companies that play a direct role in the deforestation of the fragile South American landscape. Sign the petition and demand that the fast food giant sever its ties with these companies.

Stop Alleged Destruction of Tropical Forest for Olympic Stadium

Stop Alleged Destruction of Tropical Forest for Olympic Stadium

The lumber company constructing the stadium for Japan’s 2020 Olympic Games is allegedly illegally acquiring its lumber from rare and tropical Malaysian rainforests. Sign the petition and demand that this destruction be stopped.

End Government’s Discrimination Against Transgender Man

End Government’s Discrimination Against Transgender Man

A transgender man was denied a position on a human rights commission in a blatant act of discrimination. Sign the petition and demand that he be allowed to serve on the commission and help continue the fight for human rights.

Protect Undocumented Immigrants and Their Families

Protect Undocumented Immigrants and Their Families

A majority of undocumented immigrants, kept in squalid deportation centers, are without legal representation. Sign the petition and demand that lawyers be allowed to represent these individuals and their families.

Drop Lawsuit Against Defenders of Human Rights

Drop Lawsuit Against Defenders of Human Rights

Human rights defenders are under attack. They’re being sued and being silenced by their government. Sign the petition and demand that the lawsuits against them be dropped.

Applaud Retailer for Protecting Endangered Bees

Applaud Retailer for Protecting Endangered Bees

A popular British retailer has taken a major step to protect endangered bee species by banning the sale of flowers that use harmful pesticides. Sign the petition to thank the retailer for being the first of hopefully many to take such an important step forward.

Protect Scotland’s Landscape from Destruction

Protect Scotland’s Landscape from Destruction

Scotland’s environment is under threat as the nation’s government decides whether or not to continue its successful ban on fracking. Sign the petition and demand that the environment of Scotland continue to be protected from the disastrous effects of fracking.

End Suicides and Murders Caused by Gun Violence

End Suicides and Murders Caused by Gun Violence

Family members may soon be allowed to legally take firearms away from individuals they fear may hurt themselves or someone else due to a new law aimed at reducing suicides and murders related to gun violence. Ask the state’s House of Representatives to pass the legislation and save lives.

Stop Trump’s Attack on Science

Stop Trump’s Attack on Science

Donald Trump has dismissed scientific experts from government roles and has disbanded hundreds of scientific advisory panels. Sign the petition and tell Trump that science cannot be silenced or ignored and that he should reappoint those he has dismissed.

Protect Brazil’s Amazon from Deforestation

Protect Brazil’s Amazon from Deforestation

Brazil’s rainforests are in danger because the government wants to contract out their protection. Sign the petition and let the Brazilian government know that the protection and future of the rainforest is not something to be bid out.

Allow an Open Democracy in Ethiopia

Allow an Open Democracy in Ethiopia

Hundreds of citizens in Ethiopia have been killed in demonstrations after the nation’s government has suppressed democratic freedoms and silenced opposition. Ask the leader of the African nation to allow a more open democratic process in his country.

Protect State Parks from the Dangers of Fracking

Protect State Parks from the Dangers of Fracking

Fracking in Ohio’s state parks could soon be legal. Sign the petition and demand that state parks be protected from this environmentally damaging practice.

Pepsi Must Stop Supporting Deforestation

Pepsi Must Stop Supporting Deforestation

Pepsi uses palm oil sourced from major corporations that are directly destroying the world’s most fragile rainforests. Sign this petition to demand that Pepsi cut ties with these palm oil corporations that are causing deforestation.

Restore Female Reporter’s On-Air Job After Alleged Discriminatory Demotion

Restore Female Reporter’s On-Air Job After Alleged Discriminatory Demotion

A female reporter at Fox News has been demoted for talking about her personal reproductive struggles, yet men are allowed on the network to explain away reproductive issues and rights. Demand that the female reporter be allowed back on the air.

Don’t Cut Funding That Protects Children from Exploitation and Death

Don’t Cut Funding That Protects Children from Exploitation and Death

Donald Trump wants to cut tens of millions of dollars from organizations that protect children from illegal and deadly labor. Sign the petition and demand that this important funding not be cut.

Do Not Repeal Endangered Species Act

Do Not Repeal Endangered Species Act

Republicans in the Senate want to effectively eliminate the Endangered Species Act and turn the fate of endangered species over to the states. Sign the petition and tell Congress that the environment is not a states’ rights issue.

Remove Fox News Commentator From Air After Alleged Sexist Remarks

Remove Fox News Commentator From Air After Alleged Sexist Remarks

Another Fox News commentator has allegedly made sexist and lewd remarks about women. Sign the petition and demand that he be removed from the air immediately.

Stop Alleged Intimidation of Union Workers at Tesla

Stop Alleged Intimidation of Union Workers at Tesla

The automobile manufacturer Tesla has been accused of illegally intimidating its employees. Sign the petition and demand that the company respect its workers’ rights.

Don’t Rob Great Lakes of Vital Funding

Don’t Rob Great Lakes of Vital Funding

Donald Trump wants to cut funding to the Great Lakes in order to build his border wall along Mexico. Sign the petition and demand that these natural wonders be preserved and protected.

Drop Charges Against Autistic Child

Drop Charges Against Autistic Child

A 10-year-old autistic child was arrested and charged with a felony after school officials failed to recognize his special needs. Sign the petition and demand that charges be dropped against the child and that adults in roles of authority learn to recognize special needs, not punish and stigmatize children for them.

Don’t Force Troops to Pay for Their Military Benefits

Don’t Force Troops to Pay for Their Military Benefits

After dedicating years of their lives to the protection of the United States, servicemen and women may be forced to pay thousands for the benefits they rightly deserve for their service. Sign the petition and demand that veterans not pay fees for their GI benefits.

Protect First Amendment From Attack by Texas

Protect First Amendment From Attack by Texas

Reporters and journalists may be robbed of their First Amendment rights due to a proposed piece of legislation. This bill would make it easier for politicians and other public figures to sue journalists, preventing reporters from pursuing stories of corruption and controversy. Sign the petition and demand that the law be rejected.

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