Petitions

Stop Large Companies From Stealing Images on Instagram

Stop Large Companies From Stealing Images on Instagram

Instagram enables large companies to take advantage of other users by sharing their photos, removing credits, and censoring comments attempting to give credit where it’s due. Demand that Instagram update its terms so that companies do not end up stealing images from artists and photographers.

Stop Police From Forcefully Catheterizing and Violating People

Stop Police From Forcefully Catheterizing and Violating People

Four officers reportedly put a hood over a man’s head, handcuffed him, and forcefully catheterized him as another officer filmed the event. Forcefully catheterizing people, even children, to obtain a urine sample is becoming common among police. Sign this petition to demand that this sick practice be banned immediately before more people are left traumatized.

Don’t Withhold Funding From Sanctuary Cities

Don’t Withhold Funding From Sanctuary Cities

Several sanctuary cities may lose federal funding if they do not comply with immigration laws. Add your name to oppose this attack on sanctuary cities.

Clean Up One of America’s Most Polluted Lakes

Clean Up One of America’s Most Polluted Lakes

One of America’s most polluted lakes is in dire need of cleaning in order to remove contaminants that make the lake unsafe. Sign this petition to urge New York to return this lake to its once-pristine state.

Stop Forcing Asylum Seekers Into Detention Camps

Stop Forcing Asylum Seekers Into Detention Camps

Refugees seeking asylum in Europe are now put in detention camps when they get to Hungary. A draconian asylum procedure has been imposed to migrants coming to the country, leading to the physical and emotional distress of vulnerable individuals, including children. Sign the petition to urge that those camps are immediately closed, and that asylum seekers receive fair treatment.

Justice for Inmate Who Died of Dehydration While in Prison

Justice for Inmate Who Died of Dehydration While in Prison

In 2016, four people died at the Milwaukee County Jail, including one man who was allegedly denied water for seven days. Tell the Department of Justice that investigations into possible civil rights violations must continue before more inmates are harmed or killed.

Justice for 30 Dogs Reportedly Used for Dog Fighting

Justice for 30 Dogs Reportedly Used for Dog Fighting

Over 30 dogs were reportedly neglected and used in a massive dog fighting ring. The dogs were reportedly malnourished and suffered from serious untreated medical conditions. Demand justice for these innocent dogs.

Protect Bangladesh from Climate Change

Protect Bangladesh from Climate Change

Bangladesh is one of the most densely populated countries in the world, with much of its land lying below sea level. Climate change, in the form of rising seas, may lead to a refugee crisis of unimaginable proportions, with tens of millions of Bangladeshis potentially being displaced. Demand that more is done by the government to protect people and the environment from the effects of global warming.

Save the World’s Oldest Animal Fossils

Save the World’s Oldest Animal Fossils

The oldest fossils ever found might be about to be destroyed by miners in China. Sign this petition to demand the Chinese government halt the mining project before it’s too late.

Bring Back Wrongfully Deported ‘Dreamer’

Bring Back Wrongfully Deported ‘Dreamer’

A young immigrant man with legal status in the United States has been deported. He was granted authorization to study, work, and serve in the military by the Obama administration and poses no threat to American society, but the Trump government has just smashed his rights. Sign the petition to demand that he is brought back to the country immediately.

Prevent Drilling in National Parks

Prevent Drilling in National Parks

National parks may soon be infiltrated by oil and gas companies that want to come in and drill due to Trump’s recent executive order to deregulate fossil fuel industries. Sign this petition to tell the government that such brazen violation of the sanctity of our national park system will not be tolerated.

Applaud City for Removing Racist Monuments

Applaud City for Removing Racist Monuments

Confederate monuments, which stand as symbols of racism and intolerance, will no longer be found in New Orleans. This is a much-needed step forward in the face of today’s political climate and after so many racially-based hate crimes in the nation. Sign this petition to thank the mayor of New Orleans for this decision.

Free Elderly Elephant From Chains and Retire Him to a Sanctuary

Free Elderly Elephant From Chains and Retire Him to a Sanctuary

Gajraj the elephant was stolen from the wild in 1965 and has been languishing in captivity ever since. He is chained to a small, concrete slab and reportedly suffers from many debilitating physical and mental health problems. Sign this petition to demand that Gajraj is retired to an accredited sanctuary immediately.

Fire Cops Who Allegedly Stalked, Harassed and Broke Into Woman’s Home

Fire Cops Who Allegedly Stalked, Harassed and Broke Into Woman’s Home

A police sergeant and his girlfriend, also a police officer, face charges for allegedly stalking and harassing the sergeant’s ex-wife along with burglarizing her home. Sign this petition to demand that these alleged criminal cops be fired immediately.

Ban Cruel and Deadly Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides

Ban Cruel and Deadly Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides

While pulling a carriage with a dozen people, a horse named Big John fell to the ground and was unable to get back up on his own. Horse-drawn carriages are not only outdated but incredibly cruel and can lead to death and injury for horses. Sign this petition to ban horse-drawn carriage rides.

Release Lonely Circus Elephant to Accredited Sanctuary

Release Lonely Circus Elephant to Accredited Sanctuary

The African elephant, Anna Louise, was stolen from the wild and forced into the cruel world of circus entertainment. She has performed in circuses for years and has been alone since 1988. Sign this petition to demand that Anna Louise is retired to an accredited sanctuary.

Stop Persecution of Gay Soldiers in South Korea

Stop Persecution of Gay Soldiers in South Korea

Gay soldiers are discriminated against and treated as criminals in South Korea’s army. Following an internet video, military police are on the hunt for gay servicemen, stoking further fear in the LGBT community. Demand the end of the persecution of gay South Korean soldiers.

Save Public Land From Coal and Oil Pollution

Save Public Land From Coal and Oil Pollution

The Trump administration is hard at work selling drilling rights and coal leases on public land to lend support to the fossil fuel industry. Sign this petition to tell the Interior Secretary to preserve public lands for people, not pollute it for profit.

Success: Courts Block Execution of Potentially Innocent Man

Success: Courts Block Execution of Potentially Innocent Man

Arkansas’ plans to carry out an unprecedented spate of executions has been thwarted by a series of court decisions, much to the relief of human rights groups. Sign this letter to thank the courts for upholding justice.

Demand Trump Apologize for Claiming Korea Was “Part of China”

Demand Trump Apologize for Claiming Korea Was “Part of China”

Donald Trump has offended millions of South Koreans by erroneously claiming their country was once part of China. Demand he retract this bogus claim and apologize.

Stop the Extinction of Giraffes

Stop the Extinction of Giraffes

Giraffe populations globally are collapsing at an alarming rate, yet these animals aren’t considered endangered in the U.S. Sign this petition to demand the U.S. finally officially recognize the plight of these incredible animals.

Applaud End to Elephant Rides at Renaissance Fair

Applaud End to Elephant Rides at Renaissance Fair

A renaissance fair has cancelled all elephant rides due to increasing public outcry against the for-profit exploitation of animals. Applaud this compassionate decision.

Punish Man Accused of Sawing Off Live Horse’s Leg

Punish Man Accused of Sawing Off Live Horse’s Leg

A man is accused of using a saw to amputate the leg of an injured horse without sedation or anesthesia. Demand justice for this animal, which had to be euthanized due to the extent of its injuries.

Applaud Ban on Construction Next to Zoo

Applaud Ban on Construction Next to Zoo

Planned construction next to a zoo has been scrapped in the interest of the well-being of zoo animals. Applaud this rare decision to prioritize animal welfare over corporate interests.

Justice for 14 Dogs and One Cat Allegedly Kept in Deplorable Conditions

Justice for 14 Dogs and One Cat Allegedly Kept in Deplorable Conditions

Dogs were allegedly kept in filthy conditions, denied food, water, and necessary veterinary care. Demand that those responsible are punished.

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