Articles written by: Lindsay Savitzky

Lindsay Savitzky

I'm a published writer with one book under her belt and more in progress. I'm a strong advocate for the rights and well-being of people and animals alike, including but not limited to volunteering at an animal shelter.

Demand Trendy Restaurant Stop Racist Practices

Demand Trendy Restaurant Stop Racist Practices

A trendy French eatery has practices reportedly set in place to bar Arabic customers from entering; these practices will most likely carry over into their upcoming New York location. This is beyond racist and hearkens back to the dark ages in which facilities and businesses were legally allowed to bar customers based on the color of their skin or their religion. Sign this petition to demand L’Avenue restaurant stop this practice immediately.

Permanently Ban Logging in Australian Forest

Permanently Ban Logging in Australian Forest

A temporary ban has been placed on logging in the habitat of the greater glider possum of Australia. Wildlife protection is an ongoing fight, however, and all bans on robbing animals of their habitat should be permanent, especially given what a problem deforestation is globally. Sign this petition to demand the ban be kept in place.

Protect Walruses Foraging in Alaskan Village

Protect Walruses Foraging in Alaskan Village

Roughly 200 walruses have settled onto the beach of a small Alaska village to forage for food. Walruses are a vulnerable species, especially due to the Trump administration’s refusal to put them on the endangered list and denying them government protection. Sign this petition to ensure that the village protects these animals during their stay and subsequent returns.

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Praise Vermont for New Gender-Neutral Restroom Laws

Vermont has passed a bill that will designate all single-occupancy public restrooms as gender-neutral. This is a great step forward in the ongoing fight for transgender people’s bathroom rights, and it is hoped that other states will follow this example. Sign this petition to thank Governor Phil Scott for signing and approving this new law.

Fire Detective Accused of Raping a Sexual Assault Victim

Fire Detective Accused of Raping a Sexual Assault Victim

A detective has been accused of raping a woman and trying to persuade her to keep quiet about a prior sexual assault, after the woman came to him for aid and support. This is completely unacceptable behavior from someone on the police force. Sign this petition to demand this man be permanently removed from the force.

Protect Animals from Ingesting Lethal Garbage from Dump

Protect Animals from Ingesting Lethal Garbage from Dump

Six elephants died of polythene poisoning after eating rotten food from a Sri Lanka landfill. Other animals have died in the same way, or incurred serious health issues due to this landfill being much too accessible. Sign this petition to demand a fence be built around the location to block this access.

Trump: Do Not Roll Back Child Labor Laws

Trump: Do Not Roll Back Child Labor Laws

The Trump administration wishes to roll back a law put in place decades ago to prevent minors from using dangerous equipment on job sites, replacing it with a law that says supervisors must watch the workers carefully at all times. This is an unacceptable substitution that will set the country back a century. Sign this petition to protect the Hazardous Occupation Orders.

Support Animal Welfare Activism in Belarus

Support Animal Welfare Activism in Belarus

Thousands of animals are put to death at shelters in Belarus, and animal rights activists are persecuted and silenced as they attempt to expose the issue and save these poor creatures. Conditions must improve for these animals, and activists must be allowed to spearhead this change. Sign this petition to support and protect animals and activists alike.

Find Home for Feral Peacocks Who Had Their Habitat Destroyed

Find Home for Feral Peacocks Who Had Their Habitat Destroyed

A flock of peacocks was robbed of their home in a Canadian community when a man chopped down their tree. The community as a whole is divided over whether to let the birds stay among them; however, regardless of decision, the flock needs sanctuary as soon as possible. Sign this petition to ensure the protection of these peacocks.

Punish Man Accused Of Leaving Child In Hot Car

Punish Man Accused Of Leaving Child In Hot Car

A toddler nearly died after allegedly being left in a hot car for hours by her father, saved only by the quick actions of a nearby police officer. The father has been charged with reckless endangerment of a child. Sign this petition to ensure that he faces justice.

Punish Property Owner for Alleged Animal Cruelty and Neglect

Punish Property Owner for Alleged Animal Cruelty and Neglect

A Florida man is facing 144 counts of animal cruelty after 13 animals were reportedly found dead and many others in dire condition on his property. These animals had reportedly been starved and had no access to food, while the dead ones had been disposed of improperly. Sign this petition to ensure this man faces justice.

Justice for Wild Wolf Shot and Killed

Justice for Wild Wolf Shot and Killed

One of the first wolves to return to Denmark in over 200 years was shot and killed, compromising the return of the species. Wolves have been endangered for years, particularly in Europe, and this one setback could ruin their chances of rebuilding their population overall. Sign this petition to demand punishment for the man charged with the murder of this animal.

Help Former Fighting Dogs Find Their Forever Homes by Rescuing Them from Euthanization

Help Former Fighting Dogs Find Their Forever Homes by Rescuing Them from Euthanization

For years, hundreds of dogs have waited in shelters or been euthanized while waiting for their forever homes following the brutal fights they are forced to participate in. Sign this petition to support a bill that would ensure their safety and well-being.

Save Trees from Being Cut Down by Railway Company

Save Trees from Being Cut Down by Railway Company

Millions of trees across the United Kingdom are at risk thanks to a secret undertaking by the Network Rail company, which has already chopped down thousands to stop the problem of leaves and branches on the lines. There are more eco-friendly ways to solve such a problem, without resorting to mass deforestation and damage to the ecosystem. Sign this petition to demand the company end this endeavor immediately.

Stop Competitive Horse Fights Where Rape is the Trophy in Philippines

Stop Competitive Horse Fights Where Rape is the Trophy in Philippines

Horses are subjected to bloody, barbaric cruelty in fights known as “derbies” in the Philippines, in which males are made to fight to the death and females are raped as the ‘prize.’ Fifteen horses die in these fights every year, and despite the best efforts of animal rights groups, the fights continue. Sign this petition to put a stop to this horrific violence in the Philippines.

Save Quickly Vanishing Newt Population of England

Save Quickly Vanishing Newt Population of England

The great crested newt is disappearing from England, as last spring saw the discovery of no eggs and one dead newt. This species is vital to England’s ecosystem, and we cannot let it go extinct. Sign this petition to demand stronger conservation laws for this newt.

Stop Chinese Dam Construction Threatening Newly Discovered Ape

Stop Chinese Dam Construction Threatening Newly Discovered Ape

A new species of great ape in Sumatra is already being threatened by the construction of dams in their natural habitat, thanks to a Chinese state-run company. The Tapanuli orangutan’s numbers are already quite low, and the construction of these dams will lower their chances of increasing via the destruction of their habitat. Sign this petition to stop construction and protect this species.

Homeland Security: Do Not Block Migrants From Entering Country

Homeland Security: Do Not Block Migrants From Entering Country

President Trump has ordered the Department of Homeland Security to block Mexican migrants from entering the United States in another show of his usual racism and xenophobia. Once again, he is betraying everything this country was founded upon. Sign this petition to implore Homeland Security to defy his orders.

Stop Tourist Harassment of Kangaroos in China Zoo

Stop Tourist Harassment of Kangaroos in China Zoo

A kangaroo was killed at a zoo in China after tourists threw bricks at her in an attempt to force her to hop. Sadly, this is not the first time a kangaroo has been harassed at this particular location; it is a common trend, and the culprits are reportedly never punished. Sign this petition to demand the province lay down stricter rules against tourist harassment of animals.

Punish Man Charged With Confining Three Dozen Dogs in SUV

Punish Man Charged With Confining Three Dozen Dogs in SUV

A man reportedly caught with 33 Chihuahuas packed into an SUV last fall is finally being taken to trial on animal cruelty charges. The dogs had clearly been abused and neglected, with one puppy having to be euthanized after tinfoil was found in their stomach. Sign this petition to ensure that this man faces justice.

Stop Fishing from Destroying National Park

Stop Fishing from Destroying National Park

Indonesia’s Komodo National Park is in danger of complete destruction due to illegal overfishing by tourists, who rob the sea of thousands of creatures per week. We cannot allow this beautiful heritage site to be destroyed by law-violating tourists. Sign this petition to demand stronger laws against fishing in order to protect Komodo park.

New Jersey: Require Licenses and Training for Pet Groomers

New Jersey: Require Licenses and Training for Pet Groomers

Following three recent grooming-related dog deaths, all pet groomers in New Jersey could soon be required to carry an official license and undergo training. While this would not bring back the deceased pets, it would help prevent future tragedies. Sign this petition to ensure that this bill becomes a law.

Punish Ranchers Who Allegedly Forced Animals to Live in Waste and Squalor

Punish Ranchers Who Allegedly Forced Animals to Live in Waste and Squalor

Over 100 animals were rescued from a ranch where they were allegedly forced to live in tight spaces with little to no nourishment. The property owners have been arrested and charged, and now they must face the full consequences of their alleged actions. Sign this petition to demand they be prosecuted appropriately.

Punish Man Accused of Killing Neighborhood Cats

Punish Man Accused of Killing Neighborhood Cats

Nine cats were allegedly killed by a former state trooper, who was reportedly “angry” at them for chasing the birds off of his property. The man has been charged with animal cruelty, and is due in court next week. Sign this petition to demand he face justice for his alleged animal murders.

Justice for Animals Reportedly Horrifically Neglected by ‘Sanctuary’

Justice for Animals Reportedly Horrifically Neglected by ‘Sanctuary’

Over 100 animals, including 50 dead horses, were reportedly discovered at a so-called animal sanctuary in Texas. However, despite the allegedly appalling conditions and the suffering of the survivors, the owners have yet to be charged with animal cruelty. Sign this petition to demand these people face justice for their alleged neglect.

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