Articles written by: Sara Ives

Ban Cruel Puppy Mills Throughout Australia

Ban Cruel Puppy Mills Throughout Australia

Puppy mills are notorious for abuse and neglect of animals, and Australia has an opportunity to ban these cruel operations. Urge the Australian government to ban puppy mills nationwide.

Stop the Mass Slaughter of Reindeer

Stop the Mass Slaughter of Reindeer

Reindeer in Norway are being slaughtered by the dozen. Without immediate action, countless more reindeer will lose their lives. Sign this petition to demand the government halt this practice that is inhumane and also threatens the local indigenous people’s way of life.

Don’t Arrest Teenage Girls for Becoming Pregnant

Don’t Arrest Teenage Girls for Becoming Pregnant

The President of Tanzania has called for the arrest of all pregnant teenage girls, many of whom are the victims of rape and other forms of abuse. Sign this petition to demand that he overturn this inhumane and cruel mandate that will place these vulnerable young women at risk.

Don’t Destroy Public Lands in Massive Fracking Auction

Don’t Destroy Public Lands in Massive Fracking Auction

The Trump administration has plans to auction off up to 1 million acres of public lands to the highest bidder for fracking purposes. Sign the petition to demand that this devastating proposal be stopped in its tracks before wildlife and human communities can be harmed.

Success: U.S. Must Accept Transgender Military Recruits

Success: U.S. Must Accept Transgender Military Recruits

President Donald Trump’s proposed ban on transgender military recruits has been overturned. Sign this petition to praise the judge who ruled that all recruits must be given a fair chance to enlist, regardless of their gender identification.

Stop Ski Resort from Destroying National Park

Stop Ski Resort from Destroying National Park

A national park and UNESCO heritage site is at risk due to a ski resort’s planned expansion. Sign this petition to stop this tourist destination from destroying this one-of-a-kind refuge that is home to endangered wolves and bears.

Act Now to Rid the Oceans of Plastic Trash

Act Now to Rid the Oceans of Plastic Trash

Over 200 nations have agreed to work toward reducing disposable plastic waste in order to protect the world’s oceans and marine wildlife. The United States has not decided to join in on this agreement. Demand that the U.S. do more to wean itself off of unnecessary disposable plastic goods and the waste they produce.

Save the Critically Endangered Sumatran Tiger

Save the Critically Endangered Sumatran Tiger

The Sumatran tiger is in imminent danger of extinction thanks to deforestation in Indonesia. Sign this petition to demand that more be done to protect their remaining habitat from destruction caused by the palm oil industry and road construction.

Officers Who Forced Man to Behead His Own Dog Must be Punished

Officers Who Forced Man to Behead His Own Dog Must be Punished

A sheriff’s deputy instructed a man to behead his own dog after officers shot and killed the pet, according to reports. Sign this petition to demand the deputies involved in this brutal incident be severely punished for this horrific event.

Justice for Dog Who Reportedly Had Her Eye Bitten Out

Justice for Dog Who Reportedly Had Her Eye Bitten Out

A man is accused of having bitten out the eye of a Shih Tzu while he was ‘playing’ with her. Sign this petition to demand that this man receive the maximum penalty under law if he is found guilty of this sick and twisted act of cruelty.

Don’t Let Elderly Lion Slowly Starve to Death

Don’t Let Elderly Lion Slowly Starve to Death

A lion at a zoo in Bangladesh appears to be starving and neglected in his old age. Zoo officials have responded to the resulting outcry by hiding him away from public view. Demand that this poor elderly lion be sent to an accredited sanctuary to live out the rest of his days with the care he desperately needs.

Stop Killing Elephants to Make Jewelry and Souvenirs

Stop Killing Elephants to Make Jewelry and Souvenirs

Poachers are slaughtering elephants in order to turn their skins into leather jewelry and trinkets, which are then shipped to China. These elephants will go extinct unless steps are taken now to protect them. Sign this petition to demand that poachers and smugglers be harshly punished in order to stop the elephant slaughter.

Trump: Apologize to Native Elders for Racist Remarks

Trump: Apologize to Native Elders for Racist Remarks

Trump used what many consider to be a derogatory remark to refer to a U.S. Senator at an event intended to honor Native American war veterans. This is only the latest insult against the Native community coming from the Trump administration. Sign this petition to demand that the President apologize for his offensive comments.

Shut Down Company Accused of Torturing and Drowning Live Animals

Shut Down Company Accused of Torturing and Drowning Live Animals

Live pigeons are held underwater and drowned and crayfish are injected with deadly latex at a company that supplies animals for dissection, according to a recently-released undercover video. Sign this petition to demand that the facility in question be permanently shut down.

Save the World’s Most Endangered Penguin

Save the World’s Most Endangered Penguin

The world’s rarest penguin species is being driven toward extinction by dangerous trawling nets that are killing them in large numbers. Sign this petition to demand that the use of these nets be banned.

Don’t Let Illegal Gold Miners Poison the Amazon

Don’t Let Illegal Gold Miners Poison the Amazon

Illegal gold mining is poisoning the rivers of the Peruvian Amazon. Unless something is done soon, lethal levels of mercury could endanger thousands of species and many indigenous tribes. Demand that the Peruvian government immediately intervene.

Justice for Mother Wolf Murdered by Poachers

Justice for Mother Wolf Murdered by Poachers

Wolves are dying at the hands of poachers in Oregon. In the most recent incident, a mother wolf was found slain, leaving her pups behind to fend for themselves. Sign this petition to demand that local officials find and punish those responsible for this tragic killing.

Puppy Reportedly Dragged Behind Car and Then Decapitated Deserves Justice

Puppy Reportedly Dragged Behind Car and Then Decapitated Deserves Justice

A puppy was dragged behind a car and then decapitated in a reported act of shocking violence. The dog’s owner claims her boyfriend choked her and then turned his anger on her puppy, ultimately killing the dog in a grisly act. Sign this petition to demand prosecutors pursue the maximum penalty in this case.

Praise the E.U. for Fining Country Accused of Illegal Logging

Praise the E.U. for Fining Country Accused of Illegal Logging

Poland stands accused of having put Europe’s last remaining unspoiled forest in jeopardy. As a result, the nation now faces stiff fines for its continued illegal logging activities. Sign this petition to thank the E.U. for taking this threat seriously and holding the Polish government accountable.

End Violent Bullfights Now

End Violent Bullfights Now

A bullfighter suffered a gruesome wound to his groin after an enraged bull charged at him. While many media reports have focused on his injury, almost no mention has been made of the fact that the abused bull who charged in defense will likely be slaughtered as an additional act of cruelty. Sign this petition to demand that bullfighting be brought to an end.

Don’t Block U.S. Donations Intended to Help Earthquake Victims

Don’t Block U.S. Donations Intended to Help Earthquake Victims

As thousands of Iranians struggle to survive following a devastating earthquake that recently rocked the Middle Eastern nation, many U.S. citizens are reporting they are unable to send charitable contributions as aid. Sign this petition to demand that the Trump administration lift arbitrary restrictions that are blocking these funds from reaching those who need it most.

Stop the Abusive Treatment of LGBTQ People in China

Stop the Abusive Treatment of LGBTQ People in China

LGBTQ rights are under attack in China. Although so-called gay conversion therapy was made illegal in China in 2014, many individuals continue to report being subjected to cruel and abusive medical procedures designed to change their sexual orientation. Take a stand for the LGBTQ community in China and sign this petition demanding that existing laws be strongly enforced.

Severely Punish Men Allegedly Involved in Cockfighting Ring

Severely Punish Men Allegedly Involved in Cockfighting Ring

Nearly 30 roosters were allegedly being used as part of a cockfighting ring in Colorado. The birds were physically altered and bred for aggression by people who trained them to participate in a vicious blood sport. Demand that those accused be harshly punished if found guilty of this heinous crime.

Success: Nosey the Elephant Removed from Owner

Success: Nosey the Elephant Removed from Owner

An elephant who has spent the past 25 years of her life confined in isolation and denied proper veterinary care was finally rescued and removed from her owner’s care. Sign this petition to thank the animal control officer responsible for intervening on behalf of Nosey the Elephant.

Shut Down Dairy Farm Where Workers Allegedly Beat Cows With Metal Rods

Shut Down Dairy Farm Where Workers Allegedly Beat Cows With Metal Rods

A chilling undercover video shot at a Florida dairy farm appears to show farm workers savagely beating cows with metal rods and kicking them in the head. Sign this petition to demand that this farm be shut down immediately if these allegations are proven to be true.

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