In a video, an off-duty police officer appears to drag a teenage boy around his yard before discharging a gun near a group of onlooking students. This is dangerous behavior that could have ended fatally and cannot be dismissed. Demand officials launch an investigation and punish this officer.
The rights of America’s transgender students may again be put at risk, as President Trump may issue orders to rescind the protections that allow transgender students to use the bathroom that corresponds with their gender identity. Demand that the human rights of our transgender students be protected.
Seven hundred people, including children, were attacked by plainclothes men while trying to submit legal complaints against the company responsible for a major ecological disaster. Demand an independent and transparent investigation of these attacks and call on the government to help those affected by this disaster to submit their legal complaints.
An indigenous leader has been assassinated in the latest act of violence in a campaign of intimidation and murders. Community members allege that assailants are protected by a culture of impunity and often have ties to the military, law enforcement, and state security forces. Demand protection for the community.
Millions of low-income people in the U.S. will lose access to many free legal services if the most recent draft of Donald Trump’s budget plan is finalized. Tell Trump not to eliminate these important services from the budget by signing this petition.
An award-winning police officer claims that he was denied a promotion because of his sexuality. While a body of laws specifies that discrimination should not happen in the workplace, there are still cases of outstanding individuals who are not evaluated based on their merits. Sign this petition to demand justice for this alleged neglect.
The Disabilities section of the White House website was deleted a few hours after President Trump was sworn in. With about 20 percent of the population currently living with a disability, this decision shows that the new government is not going to represent all Americans. Demand that information about disabilities is immediately uploaded and made available to the public.
Political activists and their families are being silenced through violence in Nicaragua. This violence is perpetrated by the government and its supporters. Sign the petition and demand that the violence be brought to an end so that civil and human rights can be restored to the nation.
ICE raids have detained an immigrant who arrived in America as a child and was protected as a ‘Dreamer.’ His detention could mean that more protected immigrants could be apprehended and deported. Sign this petition to demand that families not be torn apart and that Dreamers should remain in the country they have grown up in.
A group of teenage girls were reportedly beaten and detained by police because their jeans were torn. The officers allegedly hit the girls, pulled their hair and even threatened them with pepper spray as they forced them into a van. Please sign this petition to demand that the officers be fired and punished for allegedly abusing these harmless young girls.
Women detainees at a facility where they await deportation are reportedly subjected to sexual abuse, discrimination and multiple other human rights violations. Please sign this petition to demand that these alleged violations be stopped immediately and the staff severely punished if found guilty.
An NYPD officer is being accused of tasering a pregnant 17-year old woman outside of her own apartment. Demand that the cop in question be suspended for his dangerous actions by signing this petition.
There has been a rise in the harassment and bullying of minority youths since the election of Donald Trump, and it must be stopped at all costs. Such behavior is not what America should stand for or represent. Sign this petition to demand stronger laws against bullying.
President Trump has appointed known right-wing extremist Jerry Falwell Jr. as head of an educational task force, and Falwell’s first order of business is to stop campuses from investigating reports of sexual assault. Sign this petition to demand Trump and his administration rescind their appointment of this bigot.
A mother of three was found gruesomely murdered in her own home after fighting for her life during a robbery. This is a particularly horrific example of the growing trend of violence against women in South Africa over the past several years. Sign this petition to demand that the culprits not only be made an example of, but that further steps are taken to protect the women of South Africa.
Two gay men were attacked while leaving a bar together. The suspects reportedly shouted homophobic slurs just prior to the attack. Take a stand against hate crimes and demand justice for these men.
An anti-abortion lawmaker said that women’s bodies are not their own, but are “hosts,” and has authored a bill that could require a woman to show the signature of a male sexual partner to have an abortion. Demand that this demeaning injustice be rectified.
A teacher allegedly had sexual contact with multiple students and enticed them to send him nude photos. A victim’s mother says she filed a complaint about him, but nothing was ever done, and the school district acts as if it knew nothing. Sign this petition to demand that the school district be held responsible for allegedly allowing this sexual abuse to go on and ignoring the complaint.
Some forms of domestic violence have been decriminalized in Russia, despite the country’s high rates of violence against women and children. Abusers will now be handed down far more lenient punishments. Demand that this initiative is scrapped in favor of legislation that will improve protections for victims.
A condo manager allegedly banned a group of students from India because of their smell. The students were reportedly forced to spend the night outside, hungry and stuck in the rain. Sign this petition to demand that the person responsible for this alleged racism be fired.
A mother who has lived in the U.S. for 21 years was deported back to Mexico, despite being allowed to stay in the country under the Obama Administration if she just checked in regularly with immigration officials. Demand that this innocent woman is brought back to the U.S. and reunited with her family.
Drivers who run over and kill pedestrians protesting in the streets my face no legal liability or consequences, if a new bill passes in North Dakota. This is a gross violation of the right to free speech and peacefully protest. Demand that drivers who hit pedestrians be held accountable for their actions.
An innocent man spent a decade in prison for a crime he did not commit. Though Mike Pence ignored a pardon request for years, his successor did the right thing by giving the man his life back. Sign this petition to thank Indiana’s governor for pardoning this innocent man.
Abortions after 20 weeks may soon be illegal in yet another state thanks to a bill backed by a conservative agenda. Sign this petition to tell state representatives that women deserve access to safe, legal abortions up to 24 weeks.
A mother, who had illegally immigrated to America as a child and was granted leniency under President Obama, was deported without notice during her routine immigration check-in. She was torn from her children, who are legal American citizens. Sign this petition and demand that the government not deport individuals granted leniency by the previous president.