A bizarre “non-religious” church is exploiting people by taking advantage of their desperation and pushing a “cure-all” product that is actually toxic. It is against the law to sell unapproved drugs in the U.S. and the promotion of this product as means by which to cure diseases classifies it as a drug. Sign the petition to stop this church from peddling toxic substances as cures and hold it criminally liable.
A group of people was arrested for expressing dissenting political views on Facebook. They are currently awaiting trial, and face up to 10 years in prison. Urge Thailand’s Prime Minister to release them immediately.
House Republicans are working to cut funding to school lunch programs, potentially placing millions of kids at risk of going hungry. Sign the petition and tell them that every kid in every school should have access to lunch, regardless of their proximity to the poverty line.
A transportation officer with a history of misconduct allegedly beat and pepper-sprayed a commuter and was then spared punishment by her superiors. Urge authorities to hold her superiors accountable for mishandling of officer misconduct.
Thirty-three lions were recently rescued from cruel circuses in Peru and Colombia. The animals will spend the rest of their lives in a private sanctuary. Thank Animal Defenders International for its incredible efforts.
Same-sex marriage has been ruled constitutional in Colombia in an important step forward for human rights. Help us applaud the Colombian Constitutional Court for upholding equal rights for same-sex couples.
Anti-government protesters are being intimidated and arrested under the autocratic rule of President Nursultan Nazarbayev. Urge President Nazarbayev to respect the right of citizens in Kazakhstan to speak out against their government.
Two girls in a same-sex relationship are being refused their rightful title as the prom royal couple because the principle thinks this would be discriminatory against boys. Leaving LGBT+ students out of a classic prom tradition is what’s discriminatory. Demand that these girls are allowed to be the school’s prom queens.
Domestic violence is not currently an acceptable grounds for divorce in Mississippi, although there are efforts to change this. Sign the petition and support a bill that would grant divorces to victims of domestic violence.
The Himalayan woolly wolf is facing extinction in Nepal. Local ranchers are killing the wolf, which they see as a threat to their livestock. We must protect this rare and exotic species before it is gone forever.
The endangered Kakapo parrot’s numbers have increased 30 percent this year under the supervision of the New Zealand Department of Conservation. Applaud this increase in the Kakapo population as a win for animal conservation.
A city in Alabama has made it a crime for transgender people to use the bathroom that corresponds with their gender identity. Sign the petition and urge the repeal of this transphobic and discriminatory law.
Allegations of police negligence have been made following the release of a police department’s internal investigation into a fatal aneurysm suffered by 57-year old Jerry Bradley while in custody. Urge the district attorney to investigate not only the medical facts of Bradley’s death, but also the allegations of negligence.
A doctor in Cairo wants to stamp out female genital mutilation. This procedure is illegal in Egypt but still commonly practiced. Sign the petition and encourage the government to support her in her efforts.
Many monkeys that were stuffed into bags and suffocating to death were recently rescued from a smuggler’s vehicle. Demand officials do everything they can to find and apprehend all individuals who are thought to be behind this disgusting crime.
A former breeding facility allegedly holds 17 chimpanzees that are kept in small, dirty cages and are neglected. Sign this petition and demand these chimpanzees are released to an accredited sanctuary where they can happily live out the rest of their days.
The site of an important gay rights protest has been added to the National Register of Historic Places. Its addition affirms the significance of our nation’s LGBT history. Thank the National Register of Historic Places and its chief, Paul Loether, for their decision to recognize the site.
A substitute teacher was terminated from her position teaching art in a middle school allegedly because she used the word “vagina” in a lecture about Georgia O’Keeffe. Her termination was justified by a policy that is inapplicable. Sign the petition and demand this teacher be reinstated.
A law defies medical ethics by offering therapists the opportunity to turn away patients based on the therapist’s personal beliefs. Sign the petition to demand that this abominable law is overturned immediately.
More than a dozen chimps are confined to cramped, filthy cages at a former breeding facility. Many of them were exploited as juveniles for human entertainment. Demand that they are retired to a reputable sanctuary immediately.
A French tribunal recently ruled that an employer calling his fired employee an anti-gay slur did not constitute an act of homophobia. Sign the petition and urge that the ruling be overturned in the appeals process.
More tigers have been killed in India in the first four months of 2016 than in the entirety of 2015. Urge the Indian government to intervene and save these precious animals.
Someone broke into and robbed an animal shelter. The money and property stolen from the shelter were used to save the lives of innocent animals. The sick individual who committed this crime must be caught and prosecuted.
A vegan restaurant owner has revealed that he used profits to slaughter and eat animals raised on his farm. Demand that he stop using vegan restaurant profits to fund his non-vegan lifestyle.
A life-saving animal shelter is being evicted and requires urgent help to find a new home for the thousands of animals it cares for. Demand that this shelter is given a plot of land and assistance with relocation costs so that vulnerable animals are not left without care.