Human Rights

Justice for Army Captain Allegedly Molested by Officers

Justice for Army Captain Allegedly Molested by Officers

An army captain was allegedly molested when an officer ordered him arrested and dragged into a cell for parking too close to the police station. This innocent man was allegedly abused and mistreated in the most deplorable ways possible. Demand that the officers involved be prosecuted to the maximum extent and fired from their jobs indefinitely, if guilty.

Seek Maximum Penalty for All Involved in Fraternity Hazing Death

Seek Maximum Penalty for All Involved in Fraternity Hazing Death

A college student recently died as a result of an illness that has been linked to fraternity hazing. Urge the prosecutors to seek the maximum penalty for all those involved in possibly killing this young man.

Justice for Man Who Died in Police Custody

Justice for Man Who Died in Police Custody

A 31-year-old black man died in police custody from what police claim was a medical emergency, despite both the police and the man’s family saying that he did not have health issues. Urge officials to launch an in-depth investigation into this suspicious death.

Justice for Mother of Three Killed by Police

Justice for Mother of Three Killed by Police

Police shot and killed a mother of three, apparently without any real evidence that she posed a threat to them. Urge officials to press charges against these officers for their alleged actions of police brutality.

Don’t Jail Woman for Giving Water to Pigs

Don’t Jail Woman for Giving Water to Pigs

An animal activist is facing criminal charges for giving water to pigs in a transport truck. Sign this petition and demand that the charges be dropped.

Denounce Removal of Funding From Planned Parenthood

Denounce Removal of Funding From Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood will be in dire straits in Ohio after legislation was signed to strip their funding. This will mean they have to end programs that many women and mothers desperately need. Denounce this politically motivated decision by the Governor to defund this organization.

Don’t Give LGBT Awards to Straight Allies

Don’t Give LGBT Awards to Straight Allies

Many voters have become upset over the inclusion of “straight allies” in the shortlists for an upcoming LGBT awards ceremony. While these allies are important, the show should focus on actual LGBT celebrities and brands. Please let them know they should sharpen their focus.

Don’t Make Resisting Arrest a Felony

Don’t Make Resisting Arrest a Felony

The NYPD Commissioner wants to turn the charge of resisting arrest into a felony. The charge is subjective, used heavily by only a handful of officers, and often against minority suspects. Tell Mayor Bill de Blasio that the already racist and broken system would only get worse if Bratton gets his way.

Stop Deportation of 92-Year-Old Woman

Stop Deportation of 92-Year-Old Woman

A 92-year-old woman with health problems faces deportation from the U.K. because of her immigration status. Stop her from being expelled and protect her right to be with her family.

Denounce Watering Down of Human Rights Violations Statement

Denounce Watering Down of Human Rights Violations Statement

The U.K. allegedly altered a U.N. statement to downplay Bahrain’s human rights violations. Denounce their actions and the undermining of international efforts to improve human rights.

Defend Freedom of Expression Online

Defend Freedom of Expression Online

Activists and peaceful dissenters are being jailed in Oman for speaking out online. Sign this petition and demand protection for their rights to freedom of expression.

Applaud University for Pro-Transgender Policy

Applaud University for Pro-Transgender Policy

Transgender students will be allowed to register with the name and gender of their choice at DePaul University in Chicago. Sign this petition to applaud the school’s pro-transgender policy.

Punish Officers Who Shot Man for Backing Into Car

Punish Officers Who Shot Man for Backing Into Car

Two police officers opened fire on a young man after he backed into their car. This appears to be yet another excessive use of force by police against someone who should have just been ticketed. Tell authorities to reprimand the officers.

Justice for Woman Allegedly Slammed to Ground by Police

Justice for Woman Allegedly Slammed to Ground by Police

Police allegedly grabbed a woman by her throat and slammed her to the ground before pointing a gun at her face as she cried. The woman seems to have been of no threat to the officers, yet they still allegedly used excessive force and terrorized her. Demand they be fired if found guilty.

Free Author Imprisoned for Writing “Sexually Explicit” Scenes

Free Author Imprisoned for Writing “Sexually Explicit” Scenes

An author was sentenced to two years in prison for writing so-called sexually explicit content. This is one of many cases where public morality has trumped creative rights. Demand the release of this author and protect the right to opinion without prosecution.

Stop Discrimination Against Asian-American Police Officer

Stop Discrimination Against Asian-American Police Officer

An Asian-American police officer has been convicted of second-degree manslaughter and faces 15 years in prison for an accidental shooting. Denounce this disproportionate and discriminatory conviction.

Justice for Woman Who Had Miscarriage During False Arrest

Justice for Woman Who Had Miscarriage During False Arrest

A woman has suffered a miscarriage after four police officers allegedly threw her to the ground and kicked her in the stomach. The officers were informed that she was pregnant and apparently made a decision to harm her unborn child. Sign this petition to make sure that these officers are punished accordingly if found guilty.

Urge School to Change Native American Mascot

Urge School to Change Native American Mascot

A private school has elected their mascot to be the ‘Apache.’ Demand that this school change their offensive mascot at once.

Applaud Cosmetics Company Helping Syrian Refugees Resettle

Applaud Cosmetics Company Helping Syrian Refugees Resettle

A cosmetics company has launched a new product to raise money to help Syrian refugees resettle in Canada and the U.S. Sign the petition below to applaud this company for taking action to help these refugees.

Praise Efforts to Release Men Wrongfully Imprisoned for 18 Years

Praise Efforts to Release Men Wrongfully Imprisoned for 18 Years

Four men were recently released after serving 18 years for wrongful convictions. Praise the efforts that helped achieve the release of these innocent men.

Stop Discriminating Against Renters Based on Income

Stop Discriminating Against Renters Based on Income

Many landlords won’t even consider people with government vouchers–called Section 8 vouchers–as renters. This is income discrimination and must end; ask Congress to draft a bill requiring landlords to accept these vouchers.

Applaud Apple for Refusing to Bypass Security Measures

Applaud Apple for Refusing to Bypass Security Measures

The FBI recently issued an order to Apple to provide software that could bypass all security measures on the iPhone 5C and older. Apple refused. Sign this petition to thank Apple for protecting the privacy of its customers.

Don’t Harass Urban Gardeners Over Abandoned Plot

Don’t Harass Urban Gardeners Over Abandoned Plot

Two brothers, who abandoned a city lot for years, are allegedly harassing urban gardeners who have gardened on the lot for two years now. The brothers have subpoenaed everyone who has publicly spoken against their property claim. End this now.

Charge Nature Reserve Occupiers for Desecrating Sacred Site

Charge Nature Reserve Occupiers for Desecrating Sacred Site

A mass of human feces was found in a trench dug in a sacred Native American site by the Oregon militia occupiers after they were finally completely removed by federal agents. Sign our petition to demand that they be appropriately punished for desecrating sacred land.

Stop Mandatory Ultrasounds for Women Obtaining Abortions

Stop Mandatory Ultrasounds for Women Obtaining Abortions

Kentucky is the most recent state to try to require that women planning to obtain an abortion first undergo a mandatory ultrasound. Forcing women into a medical procedure they may not want is unjust and unethical. Demand that this proposed requirement be struck down.

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