Human Rights

Justice For Woman Jailed For Not Having ID

Justice For Woman Jailed For Not Having ID

A New Mexico woman was jailed for having her identity stolen and was then refused a lawyer. This treatment is unacceptable and the authorities involved need to be investigated at once.

Continue Policy of Zero Tolerance for Sexual Discrimination at CrossFit

Continue Policy of Zero Tolerance for Sexual Discrimination at CrossFit

CrossFit fired an employee when he took to Twitter to share his opinion that celebrating LGBTQ+ pride was a “sin.” Sign this petition to encourage the CEO of CrossFit to continue to practice a zero-tolerance policy for sexual discrimination.

Address the Epidemic of Racial Profiling and America’s Deep History of Racism

Address the Epidemic of Racial Profiling and America’s Deep History of Racism

Hundreds of people of color have had the police called on them for simply going about their daily lives. It is past time to do something about this costly and unjust racial profiling. Demand that Congress hold a hearing to allow black voices to be heard.

Google: Stop Threatening Diversity in Tech

Google: Stop Threatening Diversity in Tech

Google is once again under fire for its outmoded policies related to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Sign the petition to encourage reconsideration of an employee proposal to support diversity initiatives at Google.

Praise Maroon 5 for Diverse and Inclusive “Girls Like You” Music Video

Praise Maroon 5 for Diverse and Inclusive “Girls Like You” Music Video

The band Maroon 5 released a music video for their song ‘Girls Like You,’ and it prominently features trailblazing and openly feminist women. Sign this petition to praise the band for using their platform to uplift women.

Man Allegedly Punched in the Head by Police Deserves Justice

Man Allegedly Punched in the Head by Police Deserves Justice

A man allegedly endured a horrific beating at the hands of four Mesa, Arizona officers. The unarmed citizen was reportedly kneed and punched in the head several times despite the fact he did not appear to be showing any resistance. Demand justice for this man.

Bring an End to Hundreds of Civilian Deaths by Security Forces

Bring an End to Hundreds of Civilian Deaths by Security Forces

Hundreds of civilians are being murdered in the so-called “war on drugs.” Sign the petition to demand this violence come to an abrupt end.

Prosecute Man Accused of Trying to Have Sex With 14-Year-Old

Prosecute Man Accused of Trying to Have Sex With 14-Year-Old

A man allegedly planned to meet up with a 14-year-old girl in an attempt to have sex with her. Demand that this man is prosecuted and justly punished.

Hold Fast Food Industry Accountable for Child Labor

Hold Fast Food Industry Accountable for Child Labor

McDonald’s has been accused of abusing child labor laws. Sign the petition to demand the fast food giant take actions to end child labor.

Don’t Silence the Voices of Fracking Protesters

Don’t Silence the Voices of Fracking Protesters

UK Oil and Gas has filed an application that would silence peaceful protests against fracking, putting free speech and assembly at risk. Sign the petition to demand this energy giant not use its power to infringe on others.

Demand Justice for Family Offered Four Dollars Following Man’s Death

Demand Justice for Family Offered Four Dollars Following Man’s Death

A man was shot dead through his garage doors by police following a noise complaint. His family was offered $4 ($1 for the suffering of each of his own three children, and $1 for funeral expenses) in compensation, and the amount later became four cents when courts officials ruled that Hill was 99 percent responsible for his own death. Denounce this institutional racism and demand real justice.

Justice for 20-Year-Old Allegedly Beaten by Police Officers

Justice for 20-Year-Old Allegedly Beaten by Police Officers

A 20-year-old woman was allegedly held down and punched in the face repeatedly by police officers. Demand that this woman receive justice and these police officers be fired for their reported violent actions.

Hold Police Accountable For Their Unjust Actions

Hold Police Accountable For Their Unjust Actions

Portland Police were found guilty of using illegal force to round up protesters at a rally last year. Sign this petition to stand with us in demanding they be held accountable for their unjust actions.

Stop Epidemic of Sexual Assault of Inmates

Stop Epidemic of Sexual Assault of Inmates

Prison sexual assault has been on the rise in the past several years, with inmates being assaulted either by fellow inmates or the prison staff themselves. These victims are threatened into silence or met with indifference when they do try to speak up. Sign this petition to demand the Department of Justice enforce stronger laws protecting inmates and punishing rapists.

Don’t Make Helping Asylum Seekers a Crime

Don’t Make Helping Asylum Seekers a Crime

Men and women brave enough to aid asylum seekers are now facing jail time. Sign the petition to demand this attack on refugees and their allies be brought to an end.

Find 1,500 Migrant Children Lost by the Federal Government

Find 1,500 Migrant Children Lost by the Federal Government

Nearly 1,500 migrant children were lost by the U.S. government. These children were placed with sponsors that no longer know where they are. Demand that the government is held responsible and these children are found.

End Child Slavery in the Fields of Paraguay

End Child Slavery in the Fields of Paraguay

In exchange for food and shelter, nearly 50,000 children are forced into dangerous and deadly slavery. Sign the petition to demand this horrific practice be brought to a swift end.

Release Prominent Activist from Saudi Arabian Detention Center

Release Prominent Activist from Saudi Arabian Detention Center

A prominent human rights activist in Saudi Arabia is being detained and charged with treason without a shred of evidence. Sign the petition to demand that he be released.

Success: Ireland Lifts Constitutional Ban on Abortions

Success: Ireland Lifts Constitutional Ban on Abortions

Irish citizens recently voted to overturn a constitutional ban on abortion. Sign the petition to congratulate organizers for this monumental breakthrough in women’s rights and reproductive health.

Demand Justice for Woman Allegedly Killed by U.S. Border Patrol

Demand Justice for Woman Allegedly Killed by U.S. Border Patrol

A 20-year-old woman was reportedly shot dead by U.S. border patrol agents. With violence against undocumented immigrants reaching unprecedented levels, urge officials at Customs and Border Protection to punish the man involved by signing the petition.

Encourage Sephora to Continue to Welcome the Transgender Community

Encourage Sephora to Continue to Welcome the Transgender Community

Sephora has announced an initiative that will provide complimentary workshops to members of the transgender community that will help them achieve their beauty and makeup goals. Sign this petition to encourage the brand to continue to welcome and support the transgender community.

Secretary of Defense Jim Mattic meets with Lars Løkke Rasmussen, the prime minister of Denmark, at the Christiansborg Palace in Copenhagen, Denmark, May 9, 2017. (DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jette Carr)

Make Sex Without Consent Punishable by Law

Sweden recently became the seventh country in Europe to pass legislation that defines rape as sex without consent. Other European countries have laws that require violence or threats to be involved for an encounter to be considered rape. Sign this petition to urge Denmark’s Prime Minister to follow in Sweden’s lead and define rape as any non-consensual sexual act.

Verizon: Protect Employees from Alleged Sexual Harassment

Verizon: Protect Employees from Alleged Sexual Harassment

A jury just awarded a victim of sexual assault a one-billion-dollar judgment. This symbolic gesture reinforces the seriousness with which society now views sexual misconduct. Urge one major corporation to clean up its own ranks regarding alleged sexual harassment.

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 01: Miami Dolphins players kneel down during the national anthem before the NFL game between the Miami Dolphins and the New Orleans Saints at Wembley Stadium on October 1, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Henry Browne/Getty Images)

Tell the NFL: Don’t Fine Players Who Protest

The NFL has made a historical decision to undermine players’ freedom of expression by imposing a fine on anyone who kneels during the national anthem. Stand with us in protecting their right to kneel.

Praise Connecticut for Protecting Trans Inmates from Trump Laws

Praise Connecticut for Protecting Trans Inmates from Trump Laws

Connecticut just passed legislation that resists Trump’s plan to house trans inmates in prisons opposite of their gender identity. Stand with us in thanking Connecticut for taking positive steps for their trans population.

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