Articles written by: Keri Ann

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

Reinstate Professor Unfairly Fired for Supporting LGBTQ Rights

Reinstate Professor Unfairly Fired for Supporting LGBTQ Rights

A professor was fired for supporting LGBTQ rights. Sign the petition and demand that she be reinstated.

Stop Throwing Out Life-Saving Drugs

Stop Throwing Out Life-Saving Drugs

Billions of dollars are being wasted in the healthcare industry when pharmaceuticals with faulty expiration dates are thrown out unnecessarily. Sign the petition and demand that this waste be brought to an end.

Save Refugees Suffering in Dangerous and Filthy Camps

Save Refugees Suffering in Dangerous and Filthy Camps

Thousands of refugees are set to be released from squalid detention centers. However, they’re stuck in limbo, with nowhere else to turn. Demand that Australia, which detained them, welcome them.

Stop Executing People for Committing Petty Crimes

Stop Executing People for Committing Petty Crimes

People who commit petty crimes, such as stealing produce or using illegal fishing nets, are punished by brutal execution by Rwandan authorities. Sign this petition to demand that this unfair treatment be brought to an end.

Stop Hiding Violent Torture

Stop Hiding Violent Torture

Flogging is being used as a form of punishment, but is being hidden out of sight. Sign the petition and demand that this abuse be brought to an end.

Thank GM for Taking Stand Against Deforestation

Thank GM for Taking Stand Against Deforestation

GM has taken a stand against deforestation by pursuing more sustainable methods of acquiring rubber for its products. Sign the petition and thank GM for leading the way against deforestation in the automobile industry.

Don’t Appoint Opponent of Endangered Species Act to Federal Position

Don’t Appoint Opponent of Endangered Species Act to Federal Position

An opponent of the Endangered Species Act is nominated for a position in the very department that controls it. Sign the petition and demand that this nomination be rejected so that our nation’s endangered species can remain protected.

Stop Dumping Toxic Chemicals into the Gulf of Mexico

Stop Dumping Toxic Chemicals into the Gulf of Mexico

Billions of gallons of toxic wastewater are being dumped into the Gulf of Mexico. Sign the petition and demand that this deadly dumping be brought to an end.

Fire Officer Accused of Attacking Activist in Wheelchair

Fire Officer Accused of Attacking Activist in Wheelchair

A police officer allegedly threw a wheelchair-bound activist with MS from her wheelchair during a protest against the Republican repeal of the Affordable Care Act. Sign the petition and demand this officer be punished.

Eliminate Capitol Building’s Sexist Dress Code

Eliminate Capitol Building’s Sexist Dress Code

Female reporters are being barred from doing their jobs by a sexist dress code implemented by Paul Ryan. Sign the petition and demand that the sexist rules in the dress code be eliminated.

Release Human Rights Activists Unfairly Detained

Release Human Rights Activists Unfairly Detained

Ten human rights activists have been arrested and detained in Turkey without charge. This action is only the latest in a recent string of human rights abuses by Turkey. Sign the petition and demand that Turkey release them.

Don’t Remove Protections for Endangered Panther

Don’t Remove Protections for Endangered Panther

At the request of ranchers, the endangered Florida panther is about to have its protections removed. Sign this petition to demand the panther be protected rather than destroyed.

Don’t Prevent Facebook From Telling Users Who Are Under Investigation

Don’t Prevent Facebook From Telling Users Who Are Under Investigation

The United States government is infringing on the First Amendment. It has placed a gag order on Facebook and has forbid the company from notifying users who may be under investigation. Sign the petition and demand that the gag order be dropped and freedom of speech be protected.

Don’t Allow Drilling to Destroy the Environment

Don’t Allow Drilling to Destroy the Environment

Illinois has been spared the damaging effects of fracking. However, this may soon come to an end as the first fracking application in the state has been submitted. Sign the petition and ask that the application be denied.

Don’t Shut Down Independent Press

Don’t Shut Down Independent Press

Middle Eastern nations are demanding that popular media outlet Al-Jazeera be silenced and shuttered for good. Sign the petition and demand that Al-Jazeera remain a source of independent news in the Middle East.

Success: Ireland Bans Destructive and Harmful Fracking

Success: Ireland Bans Destructive and Harmful Fracking

Fracking, a practice that causes man-made earthquakes, pollutes waterways, and harms ecosystems has been banned in Ireland. Thank the Irish government for taking a stand in favor of its country’s environment.

Save Florida’s Coral Reefs from Destruction

Save Florida’s Coral Reefs from Destruction

South Florida’s rare coral reefs face destruction thanks to Donald Trump’s immense budget cuts to the EPA. Demand that funding for the reefs’ protection not be taken away.

Demand Starbucks Give LGBTQ Parents Equal Family Leave

Demand Starbucks Give LGBTQ Parents Equal Family Leave

Starbucks offers no paid family leave to adoptive parents in the LGBTQ community. Sign the petition and demand that LGBTQ parents be given the same rights as other parents.

Don’t Allow Discrimination Against Women

Don’t Allow Discrimination Against Women

Women taking birth control could soon face legalized discrimination if lawmakers in Missouri get their way. Sign the petition and demand that women not be punished for making decisions about their own reproductive health and bodies.

Save Rare Dolphin from Extinction

Save Rare Dolphin from Extinction

A rare white dolphin is near extinction. Demand that the American government step in and classify the species as endangered so that its population can thrive and increase.

Protect Journalists and Activists from Deadly Militants

Protect Journalists and Activists from Deadly Militants

Human rights advocates in Bangladesh have found themselves to be targets of threats and violence. The government, however, does not attempt to protect them. Sign the petition and demand that the nation’s government do more to defend the rights of its citizens.

Don’t Strip Grizzly Bears of Endangered Protections

Don’t Strip Grizzly Bears of Endangered Protections

Yellowstone’s grizzly bears may soon face hunting and other threats from humans. The shooting will begin soon so please sign the petition demanding the Trump Administration not strip grizzly bears of their protections.

Stop Selling Endangered Fish for Food

Stop Selling Endangered Fish for Food

Endangered fish are being captured and sold in grocery stores. Sign the petition and demand that tougher regulations be enacted to prevent the endangered species from being sold as food.

Don’t Pollute Drinking Water for Millions

Don’t Pollute Drinking Water for Millions

The Delaware River Water Basin supplies drinking water to about 17 million Americans, yet fracking may put the health of those citizens at risk. Sign the petition and demand that fracking in the area be banned.

Keep World Cup Out of Russia Until Human Rights Abuses End

Keep World Cup Out of Russia Until Human Rights Abuses End

FIFA plans to hold major tournaments in Russia, even after the nation has committed serious human rights abuses. Sign the petition and demand that FIFA pull its tournaments out of the nation.

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