Petitions

Success: Closure Granted to 9/11 Families Demanding Answers

“Never forget” is the common theme for September 11, but too many families have felt forgotten by a government that owes them honesty. Applaud President Biden’s decision to give them the answers they have long sought regarding the most transformative and tragic day of their lives.

Protect Women From Draconian Abortion Bans

Texas dealt a major blow to reproductive freedom by outlawing abortion after six weeks of gestation. This decision flaunts Supreme Court precedent and strips countless women, including victims of rape and incest, of their healthcare choices. Demand Congress stop this wholesale assault on women’s rights.

Dehydrated Cats and Dogs Allegedly Trapped in Scorching Hot Moving Truck Deserve Justice

Several cats and dogs allegedly experienced dehydration and near-suffocation while locked inside a moving truck. Demand appropriate prosecutorial action in this disturbing case.

Horses Reportedly Kept for Slaughter and Starved in Filthy Conditions Deserve Justice

Three horses were allegedly starved and injured to the point of needing emergency medical care. They were also reportedly surrounded by the remains of improperly slaughtered animals. Demand the accused receive the maximum penalty for these crimes.

Provide Mental Health Interventions and Prevent Police Suicides

An alarming number of law enforcement professionals die by suicide every year. Urge the Department of Justice to honor its promise and implement a national strategy for officer suicide prevention.

Success: Infamous Big Cat Zoo Permanently Shut Down

The former zoo of alleged animal abuser Joe Exotic has finally been shut down once and for all. Applaud the closure of this sad chapter in big cat exploitation.

Bring Imprisoned Veteran Home

A Marine veteran and photojournalist was kidnapped and has been imprisoned in Syria since 2012. Demand committed action and diplomacy to ensure Austin Tice’s freedom.

Stop Hazardous Meeting of Hurricanes and Cancer-Causing Chemicals

Hurricane Ida hammered Louisiana’s infamous Cancer Alley, putting millions of already-imperiled citizens at even greater health risk. Demand America’s leaders finally remedy this long-festering environmental and public health problem.

Potbelly Pig Reporting Abandoned to Starve With Infected Wounds Deserves Justice

A potbelly pig named Patrick was reportedly abandoned after his owner moved away without him. The animal was reportedly malnourished and suffering from infections. Demand justice for Patrick.

Stop Slaughtering Bulls With Swords, Lances and Barbed Darts for the ‘Sport’ of Bullfighting

Bullfighting kills 1,000 animals annually in France and condemns countless more to pain and suffering. Demand an end to this barbaric practice.

Animals Apparently Sexually Abused by Owner on Camera Deserve Justice

Multiple dogs were apparently sexually assaulted by their owner, according to shocking photos and video footage. Demand the alleged perpetrator face the maximum penalty and be banned from pet ownership.

Save ‘Gentle Giant’ Manatees From Starvation

Manatees, one of the most threatened species in America, have been disappearing by the hundreds due to the loss of their primary food source. Demand Congress allocate money to studying and preserving these “gentle giants” before it is too late.

Protect Ancient Cypress Trees’ Multi-Millennia Legacy

Some of America’s oldest and most unique trees could soon fall to natural and human forces. Demand an intervention to save historic cypress trees.

100 Animals Allegedly Rescued From Dangerously Hot Hoarding Situation Deserve Justice

One hundred animals were recently removed from an alleged unsanitary hoarding situation in which 16 cats died. Demand the owner be charged and provided with mental health care.

Don’t Let Girls’ Education Die in Darkness

Girls in Afghanistan could be deprived of education and career opportunities without the backing of world leaders. Demand influential countries honor their oath and unite behind this important cause.

Dogs Allegedly Forced to Live Starving in Filth Deserve Justice

A man reportedly kept at least five dogs surrounded by feces and without access to food or water. Demand the animals be rescued and that he be prosecuted.

Punish Person Who Fed Ducks Bread Laced With Fishhooks

In a viral video, a man feeds bread laced with fishing hooks to wild ducks who soon appear distressed and attempt to regurgitate the hooks. Demand authorities devote more resources to finding and prosecuting the person responsible.

Give Stolen Homes Back to Holocaust Families

The crushing legacy of the Holocaust still lives on for survivors and descendants. Ninety percent of Jews were lost in Poland alone, but this country still refuses to give seized homes and lands back to their rightful heirs. Call for an end to the re-victimization of Poland’s embattled Jewish people.

Stop Catastrophic Flooding by Reducing Carbon Emissions

Deadly floods that pummeled parts of Tennessee are the latest evidence that the climate crisis knows no boundaries. Demand the governor fundamentally shift the state’s anti-environmental direction with economy- and life-saving changes.

Kitten Reportedly Thrown Into River to Drown in Act of Revenge Deserves Justice

Stanley, a nine-month-old kitten, was reportedly thrown into a river while locked in his crate, sinking underwater for nearly half a minute before being rescued. Demand justice for Stanley.

Dog Allegedly Choked, Punched, and Slammed in Parking Lot Beating Deserves Justice

A dog was reportedly beaten brutally and choked in a parking lot, all under the surveillance of a video camera. Demand the man charged with this horrific crime face full punishment if found guilty.

Animals Reportedly Living in Feces at Defunct Roadside Zoo Deserve Justice

A roadside zoo reportedly kept lions, bobcats, and bears in horrendous conditions. They apparently suffered from painful, untreated ailments and were forced to live in their own feces. Demand that these animals be removed from this defunct zoo immediately.

Fight Against Dangerous Abortion Ban

A new Texas ban limits abortions at a six-week period, when most do not even know they are pregnant. Tell the governor to stop this attack on reproductive rights.

Investigate $109 Million in Public Funds Siphoned to Fossil Fuel Industry by Utah

Utah’s leaders reportedly funded fossil fuel projects with money meant to support communities and environment. Important civic projects will be left underfunded due to this apparent misconduct. Demand that funds be transferred immediately to those in need.

Success: Student Loan Borrowers Protected From Ruin

Hard-working students scored another win after the Department of Education reinstated an additional vital protection. The new move will help ensure millions of student loan borrowers enjoy a hassle-free and honest process. Applaud the department’s new leadership for making the right moves for students.

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