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Demand Harsher Punishment for Teens Who Brutally Killed Opossum

Demand Harsher Punishment for Teens Who Brutally Killed Opossum

Two teenagers reportedly ran over an opossum, snapping its spine and causing its organs to hang from its body as it tried to escape. They plead guilty, but were let off with probation and fines. Demand that this disgusting injustice be righted and the men be given a harsher sentence.

Thank Foreign Firefighters for Battling Canadian Wildfires

Thank Foreign Firefighters for Battling Canadian Wildfires

Over 300 firefighters from South Africa have been deployed to help contain wildfires running rampant in Canada. Thank them for taking time to help residents as well as the forests and the animals that rely on them.

Cancel Cruel Monkey Rodeo

Cancel Cruel Monkey Rodeo

A monkey rodeo that forces monkeys to ride on top of racing dogs is being hosted at an annual summer fair. It is a terrifying ordeal for the monkeys and could potentially injure the innocent beings. Sign this petition and tell the fair not to host this cruel event.

Don’t Keep Guantanamo Bay Open

Don’t Keep Guantanamo Bay Open

ISIS militants could soon be incarcerated at Guantanamo Bay Prison. The prison is already a source of inspirational propaganda for terrorist militants, and its continued, intensified use will only further agitate them. Tell the Senate to rebuke attempts to continue using Guantanamo Bay.

Respect Wishes of Mass Murderer’s Victims’ Families

Respect Wishes of Mass Murderer’s Victims’ Families

Attorney General Loretta Lynch has announced she’s seeking the death penalty for Dylann Roof, despite the families of his victims opposing this. The death penalty is an ineffective, hypocritical form of retribution. Sign the petition to demand AG Lynch drop the death penalty pursuit.

Justice for Dog Dragged to Death

Justice for Dog Dragged to Death

A 9-year-old pit bull died after being reportedly dragged from a pickup truck by her owner. Demand the harshest punishment for this man, including a jail sentence and a lifetime ban on owning pets.

Punish Officer Who Allegedly Manhandled Pedestrian Over Minor Infraction

Punish Officer Who Allegedly Manhandled Pedestrian Over Minor Infraction

An off-duty police officer allegedly manhandled a pedestrian for attempting to pass through a crosswalk at a green light. This absolutely represents excessive use of force. Urge the district attorney to pursue prosecution of this officer for gross misconduct.

Suspend Oil Company’s Operations After Second Spill in Ten Days

Suspend Oil Company’s Operations After Second Spill in Ten Days

Royal Dutch Shell is responsible for two separate oil spills in just ten days’ time. This is simply unacceptable. The U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement must force Shell to suspend all of their fossil fuel operations in the country.

Dogs Allegedly Shot by Police Deserve Justice

Dogs Allegedly Shot by Police Deserve Justice

Three police officers allegedly went out of their way to shoot three dogs while executing a search warrant, reportedly telling the owner that she was lucky not to get shot herself. Demand that these officers are harshly punished if they are found guilty of this disgusting crime.

Make Animal Cruelty a Felony

Make Animal Cruelty a Felony

Animal abusers will no longer be able to escape with meager punishments if a new bill in Ohio is passed. Demand that this bill be signed into law so that innocent animals can receive protection from malicious owners.

Ban Overfeeding of Antibiotics on Farms to Prevent Dangerous Superbugs

Ban Overfeeding of Antibiotics on Farms to Prevent Dangerous Superbugs

The emergence of superbugs due to farmers misusing antibiotics increasingly puts our global health at risk. Ensure farmers are banned from overusing antibiotics, in order to prevent millions from dying.

Protect Endangered Ocelot From Cruel Snares and Traps

Protect Endangered Ocelot From Cruel Snares and Traps

The endangered ocelot is dying due to the use of cruel snares and traps. The traps are part of an effort to control predatory animals, but they end up killing innocent animals in the process. Take a stand for the ocelot and support a ban on snares and traps.

Save the Ocean’s Giant Fish

Save the Ocean’s Giant Fish

Giant fish species are vanishing from the coral reefs that depend on them, according to a recent study. Sign our petition to urge the Philippines’ government to intervene and save these essential species from extinction.

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Halt Construction of Dirty Energy Source

A company with a dubious financial record plans to build a new coal terminal. Coal contributes to carbon dioxide emissions and raises health risks in communities where it is produced. Halt the construction to preserve the environment and the people living in it.

Don’t Defund Planned Parenthood

Don’t Defund Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood clinics in Louisiana could be stripped of all public funding if a new bill is signed into law. The bill forces clinics to choose between providing abortions and getting funding to treat low-income patients. Sign this petition to encourage the governor to veto this bill.

Praise China’s Recommendation To Eat Less Meat

Praise China’s Recommendation To Eat Less Meat

The Chinese government is recommending that people eat less meat, which could significantly reduce the country’s greenhouse gas emissions. Sign the petition to praise China’s new dietary guidelines.

Denounce Police Commissioner for Calling Rappers “Thugs”

Denounce Police Commissioner for Calling Rappers “Thugs”

A police commissioner referred to all rappers as “thugs” and made other racially coded statements. This is unacceptable during a time when so many police departments are coming under fire for racism. Demand that this commissioner apologize and commit to avoiding racist language in the future.

Dog Dragged Behind Truck and Killed Deserves Justice

Dog Dragged Behind Truck and Killed Deserves Justice

A dog was reportedly tied to a truck and dragged down the road while the helpless animal cried as the cruel driver tortured it to death. This has become a common form of animal cruelty and it must be stopped. Demand that this man be sentenced to the maximum penalty if found guilty.

Success: PetSmart Stops Supporting Abusive Animal Mill

Success: PetSmart Stops Supporting Abusive Animal Mill

Over 100 animal welfare violations were discovered at one of PetSmart’s suppliers. Thankfully, PetSmart decided to end its business relations with the horrific animal mill. Sign this petition and thank PetSmart for making the compassionate choice.

Justice for Murdered and Medically Neglected Transgender Activist

Justice for Murdered and Medically Neglected Transgender Activist

A young transgender activist was shot and killed by a murderous gang known for attacking members of the transgender community. Demand that these violent criminals be brought to justice for their heinous crimes.

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Demand Digital Textbooks for All Public School Students

We live in a modern, technological society, but our schools still use traditional textbooks that are often 20 years out-of-date. Demand digital textbooks for students in order to update our public education system.

Justice for Disabled Student Allegedly Raped in Racist Attack

Justice for Disabled Student Allegedly Raped in Racist Attack

Three white students allegedly raped a disabled black student with a coat hanger. This devastating assault was the culmination of months of reported racist abuse. Demand justice for this innocent student.

Big Brown ridden by Kent Desormeaux crosses the finish line to win the 133rd Preakness horse race at Pimlico Race Course, Saturday, May 17, 2008, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Rob Carr)

Protect Race Horses From Mistreatment

Two horses died at a recent horse racing event. Fatalities are frequent in the horse racing industry, as owners often over-medicate their horses in the weeks before a race. Sign this petition to demand the establishment of national standards that will provide greater care for the welfare of horses in the racing industry.

Stop Bayer-Monsanto Merger Into Toxic Mega Corporation

Stop Bayer-Monsanto Merger Into Toxic Mega Corporation

A massive pharmaceutical company is trying to buy Monsanto, creating one mega corporation that will have an incredible amount of control over what the common people put into their bodies. Sign our petition to stand up against food monopolies.

Stop Egregious Attacks on Wildlife

Stop Egregious Attacks on Wildlife

An anti-wildlife bill that would allow hunting in national parks, de-regulate lead ammunition, and halt protections for elephants abroad was passed by the House earlier this year. Now members of Congress seek to attach this egregious bill to an important energy act in an effort to force it into law. Demand this bill be stopped in its tracks.

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