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Do Not Execute Man with Mental Illness

A man diagnosed with a debilitating mental condition is set to be executed for a crime he committed. This is a clear violation of international human rights law, which prohibits the execution of the mentally ill. Sign the petition and demand that his sentence be commuted to life imprisonment.

Protect Bison From Extinction

Protect Bison From Extinction

The wild bison, America’s national mammal, is threatened by hunting, disease, and habitat restriction. Sign the petition to ask that better protections be placed on the bison.

Justice for Dogs Tortured and Burned Alive

Justice for Dogs Tortured and Burned Alive

The remains of two dogs were found in an abandoned home along with the items used to torture and burn them. Please sign this petition urging officials to find the sick person who did this and punish them severely.

Success: Feminist Scholar Released From Solitary Confinement

Success: Feminist Scholar Released From Solitary Confinement

An anthropologist imprisoned for her interest in women’s rights has been released due to outcry from activists all over the world. Sign the petition to celebrate her freedom.

Protect Voting Rights by Clearing Citizenship Backlog

Protect Voting Rights by Clearing Citizenship Backlog

Over 500,000 citizenship applications are stagnating in a backlog, preventing these people from voting in the upcoming election. Most of these immigrants would likely vote against Donald Trump. Demand that resources be allocated to getting through this backlog.

Success: Congress Passes Zika Funding Bill

Success: Congress Passes Zika Funding Bill

Congress has finally passed a bill funding the fight against the Zika virus after over eight months of delay. Thank Congress for prioritizing the health of American citizens.

Stop Targeting Civilians With Chemical Weapons

Stop Targeting Civilians With Chemical Weapons

Civilians have allegedly been the targets of 30 chemical weapons attacks. Over 200 people, mostly children, have died with many more suffering from symptoms such as blindness, burns, miscarriage, and respiratory failiure. Demand an independent investigation to identify the culprits, and bring them to justice.

End Harassment of Aid Workers at Migrant Shelter

End Harassment of Aid Workers at Migrant Shelter

A shelter in Mexico that provides valuable resources to migrants has been the victim of harassment and threats. Sign the petition and demand that Mexican authorities allow human rights workers to carry out their work free of violence.

Applaud Classification of Misogyny as a Hate Crime

Applaud Classification of Misogyny as a Hate Crime

A police department’s experiment with treating misogyny as a hate crime has had an overwhelmingly positive impact, prompting other police departments to consider following suit. Sign the petition and applaud the department for taking a stand against misogyny.

Stop Censoring Classic Novels in Prisons

Stop Censoring Classic Novels in Prisons

Texas prisons are preventing inmates from reading classic works of literature by Langston Hughes and Alice Walker. Demand that these civil rights novels be unbanned and inmates be given the opportunity to educate themselves with these classic novels.

Trump: Take Back Sexist, Fat-Shaming Comments

Trump: Take Back Sexist, Fat-Shaming Comments

Donald Trump insulted Miss Universe 1996, exposing her alleged past sex tape and making cruel comments about her weight. Sign this petition to demand he apologize for his disgraceful remarks.

Success: Judge Prevents Defunding of Planned Parenthood

Success: Judge Prevents Defunding of Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood in Arkansas was saved from defunding after a federal judge ruled that the state must continue to provide the organization with money. Applaud the decision to preserve this important women’s health organization.

Cows Whose Ears Were Gruesomely Cut Off Deserve Justice

Cows Whose Ears Were Gruesomely Cut Off Deserve Justice

The ears of two cows were cruelly cut off and tied to a gate belonging to the owner of the cows. The cows are now missing, and whoever is responsible for this horrific act of cruelty is on the loose. Sign this petition to demand that they be found and are given the maximum penalty for this animal cruelty.

Justice for Autistic Boy Reportedly Killed by Police

Justice for Autistic Boy Reportedly Killed by Police

A six-year-old autistic boy was reportedly shot and killed by police in pursuit of a suspect. A body cam recorded the officers discussing whether or not to call state police following the boy’s death. Demand justice for this innocent boy.

Mayor Who Compared Obamas to Orangutans Must Resign

Mayor Who Compared Obamas to Orangutans Must Resign

Racist posts comparing black people to orangutans and chimpanzees were discovered on a Pennsylvania mayor’s Facebook page. Demand that this bigoted mayor resign immediately.

Protect Our Environment and Public Lands from Mining

Protect Our Environment and Public Lands from Mining

Congress keeps trying to undermine laws that protect our lands from polluters like the Koch brothers who are gunning to open new areas to destructive mining. Ask President Obama to protect our environment and public lands by creating new national monuments.

Stop Militarized Police Intimidation of Peaceful Pipeline Protesters

Stop Militarized Police Intimidation of Peaceful Pipeline Protesters

Militarized police in armed vehicles, planes and helicopters are being used in an attempt to aggressively threaten peaceful protesters, including children and elders, who are trying to stop the construction of a dangerous and immoral pipeline. Demand that these militarized police be stopped.

Success: California to Stop Jailing Underage Sex Workers

Success: California to Stop Jailing Underage Sex Workers

Child prostitutes in California will now be treated as victims of abuse rather than criminals, thanks to a new law. Applaud this progressive step to recognize that there’s no such thing as criminal child prostitutes.

Thank President Obama for Preserving a Vital Underwater Ecosystem

Thank President Obama for Preserving a Vital Underwater Ecosystem

President Obama made an “epic” environmental move by preserving a 4,913-square-mile area off the coast of Cape Cod to be the first marine national monument in the Atlantic. Show your appreciation for this president’s continued dedication to the future of our ecosystems.

Justice For Yet Another Black Man Allegedly Murdered by Police

Justice For Yet Another Black Man Allegedly Murdered by Police

Another black man was allegedly gunned down by the police, this time a mentally unstable refugee. This is yet another name on the already much too long list of black men killed by the people who are supposed to protect them. Sign this petition to demand disciplinary action on the police force, so that Alfred Olango’s death will not have been in vain.

Success: Most Trafficked Animal on Earth Given International Protection

Success: Most Trafficked Animal on Earth Given International Protection

The critically endangered pangolin, the world’s most trafficked animal, will be protected in nearly 200 countries thanks to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna. Applaud this move, which could save this unique animal from extinction.

Stand with Saudi Women Against Patriarchal Laws

Stand with Saudi Women Against Patriarchal Laws

Women in Saudi Arabia are speaking out against oppressive laws that require a male guardian to approve their decisions and escort them in public. Sign the petition and stand with Saudi women calling for change.

Activists Allegedly Shot in the Knees by Police Deserve Justice

Activists Allegedly Shot in the Knees by Police Deserve Justice

Detainees affiliated with opposition parties have been regularly shot in the knees by police, according to reports. Demand an investigation, and justice for the victims.

Justice for Woman Burned Alive for Being a ‘Witch’

Justice for Woman Burned Alive for Being a ‘Witch’

A woman accused of being a witch was reportedly burned alive by her community members. This savage murder must not go unpunished. Sign this petition to demand that this poor woman be given justice.

Applaud New NBA Stadium with All-Gender Bathrooms

Applaud New NBA Stadium with All-Gender Bathrooms

The Sacramento Kings’ new arena includes 23 single-stall all-gender bathrooms, making it the first stadium to make accommodations for the transgender community. Praise the team’s ownership for their tolerant and inclusive attitude.

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