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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A renaissance fair has cancelled all elephant rides due to increasing public outcry against the for-profit exploitation of animals. Applaud this compassionate decision.
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.
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.
Dogs were allegedly kept in filthy conditions, denied food, water, and necessary veterinary care. Demand that those responsible are punished.