Human Rights

End Reported Unfair Pay Practices and Harassment of Cheerleaders

End Reported Unfair Pay Practices and Harassment of Cheerleaders

Six former cheerleaders from the Houston Texans are suing the organization for unfair pay and harassment. Sign the petition to support NFL action against the Texans for their alleged discrimination.

Fire DMV Worker Who Allegedly Posted About Shooting Immigrants

Fire DMV Worker Who Allegedly Posted About Shooting Immigrants

A woman who works at the DMV in Oregon allegedly posted a comment on Facebook about shooting immigrants at the border. This hate should not have a place in our country. Demand that Lori McAllen is fired from her job for her reported hateful comments.

Urge Trump to Reunite Children He Separated From Their Parents

Urge Trump to Reunite Children He Separated From Their Parents

Thousands of immigrant children who have been separated from their parents by Trump are still being held in detention centers and shelters. Sign this petition to urge the president to reunite children detained away from their parents.

Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) investigators process the scene of where a St. Anthony Police officer shot and killed 32-year-old Philando Castile in a car near Larpenteur Avenue and Fry Street in Falcon Heights, Minnesota, on July 6, 2016.

Photo: Tony Webster / tony@tonywebster.com

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#JusticeforAntwon: Protest Unarmed Teen’s Fatal Shooting

An officer-involved shooting of a young black man: the names and locations may change, but tragically the basic headline remains the same. A Pittsburgh teen, reportedly gunned down as he fled, is the latest casualty. Demand justice for this beloved student, youth coach, and son.

Allow Track and Field Athletes to Compete Without Hormone Modification

Allow Track and Field Athletes to Compete Without Hormone Modification

The ruling body of international track and field, IAAF, has created a rule that states that female athletes with naturally high levels of testosterone will have to reduce their testosterone if they wish to compete. This limiting rule, which only applies to females and only for certain events, seems to target Caster Semenya, the reigning Olympic 800m champion. Sign this petition to urge the IAAF to repeal this discriminatory rule.

Praise Restaurant Chain For Firing Manager Accused of Racial Profiling

Praise Restaurant Chain For Firing Manager Accused of Racial Profiling

The manager of a chain restaurant was fired after being accused of racially profiling a black sorority party; the manager had allegedly called the police to make sure the women paid their bill. In today’s growing racist climate, it is good to know that swift action can still be taken against such behavior. Sign this petition to thank the Darden Restaurant chain for acting so quickly.

End Assault on Egypt’s LGBTQ Community

End Assault on Egypt’s LGBTQ Community

Egypt’s LGBTQ community is suffering persecution and wrongful imprisonment. Sign the petition to urge the U.S. to denounce Egypt’s treatment of its own citizens and allow people to live their lives.

Success: Trump Signs Order to Stop Separating Families

Success: Trump Signs Order to Stop Separating Families

President Trump has ordered the end of the cruel policy allowing migrant children to be ripped from their parents at the border. Support this order and demand that everything be done to ensure that families are reunited and treated with nothing less than the human dignity they deserve.

Recall Secretary of Homeland Security Over Cruel Remarks

Recall Secretary of Homeland Security Over Cruel Remarks

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen recently said the migrant children being kept in cages are not experiencing child abuse. Stand with us in demanding she be fired immediately.

Stop Imprisoning and Traumatizing Immigrant Children

Stop Imprisoning and Traumatizing Immigrant Children

The emotional abuse of children, the tearing apart of families, the criminalization of desperate refugees: is this who we are as a country, as Americans? The crisis of family separations at our border does not provide the most reassuring answer. Change the narrative by demanding these families be treated with humanity.

Halt Inhumane Practice of Prisoner Executions

Halt Inhumane Practice of Prisoner Executions

Thailand has once again commenced the death penalty, despite promises not to. Sign the petition to demand the death penalty come to an end.

Protect Journalists from Vicious Attacks

Protect Journalists from Vicious Attacks

Journalists in Sudan are under attack by national security forces. Sign the petition to demand these vicious attacks on the free press be brought to an end.

Protect the Free Speech of Student Journalists

Protect the Free Speech of Student Journalists

Student journalists lack the same freedoms and protections of professional journalists. Sign the petition to demand student journalists and their rights be protected.

Punish Air Force Enlistee for Reported Disgusting Racism

Punish Air Force Enlistee for Reported Disgusting Racism

A 20-year-old Air Force enlistee reportedly said she was hunting n-words in a video posted to Snapchat. Demand that the Air Force not allow her to serve.

Give Asylum to Refugees of Deadly Violence

Give Asylum to Refugees of Deadly Violence

“Private violence:” this is the sanitized word Jeff Sessions has assigned to domestic and gang brutality that threatens or claims millions of lives annually. Sessions recently proclaimed that immigrant victims of these atrocities would no longer receive protection from the United States. Speak out against this latest assault on immigrant and human rights.

Investigate Alleged Racial Discrimination at London Nightclub

Investigate Alleged Racial Discrimination at London Nightclub

A London nightclub has been accused of racial discrimination. Many party goers have reported that patrons of color have been asked to pay up to double the entry fee of their white peers, or face not being admitted to the club at all. Sign this petition to urge UK Labour Councilor Pancho Lewis to investigate the alleged racism.

Demand Justice for Victims of Alleged Sexual Harassment

Demand Justice for Victims of Alleged Sexual Harassment

Alleged sexual misconduct by a former USC doctor went unreported for years by the university, and the president’s resignation is not enough. Sign the petition to bring justice to those who suffered from the USC’s alleged cover-up.

Demand Locked Up Children Be Given Access to Lawyers

Demand Locked Up Children Be Given Access to Lawyers

Hundreds of children were being trapped in cages and herded like animals, according to Oregon lawmakers who saw inside an immigrant detention center. These lawmakers are fighting to get these kids legal representation. Sign this petition to add your voice.

Apologize To Graduate For Silencing Her Speech on Sexual Assault

Apologize To Graduate For Silencing Her Speech on Sexual Assault

A California high school valedictorian was silenced during her graduation speech when she attempted to speak out against rape and sexual assault. The student in question was also a victim, and the school reportedly did not do anything when she reported her own assault. Sign this petition to demand this school district give the girl a public apology and stop censoring anyone else who attempts to step forward.

Dismiss Border Patrol Agent Who Allegedly Detained Women for Speaking Spanish

Dismiss Border Patrol Agent Who Allegedly Detained Women for Speaking Spanish

Two women were allegedly detained by a U.S. Border Patrol agent for speaking Spanish at a store in rural Montana. They were lawful American citizens who were racially profiled during a midnight run for milk and eggs. Sign the petition to demand the dismissal of the officer involved.

Ban Men Found Guilty of Sexual Assault from Leading Educational Institution

Ban Men Found Guilty of Sexual Assault from Leading Educational Institution

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is launching a campaign against sexual violence in schools, even while men found guilty of sexual assault retain membership to the prestigious organization. Sign the petition to demand those found guilty of sexual assault have their memberships revoked.

Stop Dehumanizing Homeless Patients by Dumping Them in the Streets

Stop Dehumanizing Homeless Patients by Dumping Them in the Streets

A sizable portion of Americans are just a few missed paychecks away from homelessness. This rising epidemic in America can crush spirits, compound hunger, and devastate health. Demand an end to the alarming trend of “patient dumping” wherein healthcare centers shun and leave untreated homeless citizens.

Praise Miss America for Removing Swimsuit Competition

Praise Miss America for Removing Swimsuit Competition

Miss America has gotten rid of their swimsuit portion of their competition. Applaud MIss America competition for getting rid of this sexist swimsuit competition.

End Violence and Threats Against Journalists

End Violence and Threats Against Journalists

Journalists in Tunisia are under attack by violent police forces. Sign the petition to demand that this violence be brought to an end.

Disbar Trump’s Misogynistic Lawyer

Disbar Trump’s Misogynistic Lawyer

Rudy Giuliani has made several sexist comments towards Stormy Daniels, saying he does not “respect her as a woman” because of her career. He needs to be held responsible for his disgusting comments. Demand Giuliani is disbarred and no longer practice law.

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