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Success: Shark Fin Ban Approved By Senate

Success: Shark Fin Ban Approved By Senate

The import, export, and sale of shark fins has been banned in the U.S. Sign this petition to thank Congress for taking a stand against this cruel and unsustainable practice.

Success: Travel Ban Blocked From Another Revival

Success: Travel Ban Blocked From Another Revival

Trump’s second attempt to revive his unconstitutional travel ban has been blocked by the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals. Sign this petition to thank the court for their continued aid in this victory against Trump’s agenda.

Success: EPA Comments Demand Continued Protection

Success: EPA Comments Demand Continued Protection

The EPA has been flooded with comments praising the regulations that keep air and water clean after the agency asked for suggestions that the rules be repealed. Sign this petition to praise the work of commenters to push back against the Trump administration’s efforts to pollute America’s environments and people.

Success: Coast Guard Stops Killing Animals for Training

Success: Coast Guard Stops Killing Animals for Training

For years, animals have been tortured and killed for military trauma training.Thankfully, high-tech simulators will now replace live animals. Sign this petition and praise the Coast Guard’s decision to end this brutality.

Success: USDA Reposts Animal Welfare Information

Success: USDA Reposts Animal Welfare Information

Thousands of records of animal cruelty were removed from the USDA web site, impeding efforts to hold abusers accountable. The USDA has faced a huge outcry from concerned citizens and in response they’ve re-posted some of the records. Sign this petition to praise them for this step in the right direction.

Success: Special Counsel Appointed to Oversee Russia Investigation

Success: Special Counsel Appointed to Oversee Russia Investigation

The Deputy Attorney General has appointed a special counsel to oversee the investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. Appointee Robert Mueller is well-respected on both sides of the aisle, has an unblemished reputation as an investigator and a demonstrated willingness to challenge the executive branch. Sign the below petition applauding his selection.

Success: Dairy Farm Abusers to be Jailed

Success: Dairy Farm Abusers to be Jailed

Three men who kicked, punched, and beat cows have been sentenced to jail. Applaud this move, which sends a message that animal abuse on farms will not be tolerated.

Success: Chinese Food Festival to Ban Dog Meat

Success: Chinese Food Festival to Ban Dog Meat

A cooking festival in China has banned dog meat after many petitions and pleas to stop the barbaric practice of slaughtering pets for the festival’s main dishes. This is a step in the right direction that will hopefully shut down the pet meat trade for good. Sign this petition to thank China for putting animal welfare first.

Success: Communities Protected From Methane Pollution

Success: Communities Protected From Methane Pollution

Protections for people and wildlife living near oil wells have been saved from a Republican attack. Praise this decision, which is monumental in the fight against climate change.

Success: Florida Black Bears Will Not Be Hunted

Success: Florida Black Bears Will Not Be Hunted

The 2017 black bear hunt has been cancelled. Sign this petition to praise those responsible for saving hundreds of Florida black bears.

Success: Energy Company Abandons Natural Gas Storage Project

Success: Energy Company Abandons Natural Gas Storage Project

Plans for a controversial underground natural gas storage project near major drinking water sources has been abandoned. This came after a years-long grass roots opposition movement which saw over 400 people arrested for civil disobedience. Sign the below petition applauding their commitment and perseverance.

Success: Puerto Rico Given Crucial Federal Aid

Success: Puerto Rico Given Crucial Federal Aid

Roughly 900,000 U.S. citizens in Puerto Rico will still get the medical care they need, thanks to a deal reached in Congress that was opposed by President Trump. Sign this petition to thank the members of Congress who stood up to the president to ensure continued healthcare for Puerto Ricans during a time of economic crisis.

Success: Pro-Environmental Laws Protected From Republican Attack

Success: Pro-Environmental Laws Protected From Republican Attack

Limits on methane emissions will remain intact thanks to three Republican senators who voted against the repeal of these limits. This is extremely important in the face of the Trump administration’s every effort to destroy the environment. Sign this petition to thank Senator John McCain for helping to turn the vote the right way.

Success: Apartment Complex Stops Cruelly Killing Squirrels

Success: Apartment Complex Stops Cruelly Killing Squirrels

An apartment complex took down the cruel “body-gripping” traps it was using to control the squirrel population. Sign this petition and praise the apartment complex for making this compassionate change.

Success: Democrats Preserve Federal Arts Funding

Success: Democrats Preserve Federal Arts Funding

Arts funding, including money for PBS and NPR, has been saved from potential cuts. Add your name to applaud this protection of the arts.

Success: New Animal Abuse Registry Created

Success: New Animal Abuse Registry Created

Thanks to the hard work of animal rights campaigners, Tallahassee, Florida has just created a publicly available registry of animal abusers. Let’s take a moment to welcome this victory.

Success: United Airlines Compensates and Apologizes to Passenger Dragged Off Flight

Success: United Airlines Compensates and Apologizes to Passenger Dragged Off Flight

A passenger was forcibly and violently dragged off a United Airlines flight, sparking public backlash. The company has finally accepted full responsibility for what occurred and has promised to make the necessary changes. Sign this petition to thank United Airlines for stepping up.

Success: Policeman Accused of Shooting Unarmed Teen Fired and Charged With Murder

Success: Policeman Accused of Shooting Unarmed Teen Fired and Charged With Murder

The white officer who allegedly shot and killed an unarmed black teenager has been fired and will be charged with murder. Support these moves to hold this man responsible, and not allow racism and police brutality.

Success: N.S.A. Will Cease Collection of Unnecessary Emails About Foreign Targets

Success: N.S.A. Will Cease Collection of Unnecessary Emails About Foreign Targets

The National Security Agency (N.S.A.) will cease the collection of Americans’ emails and text messages that simply discuss or mention suspicious surveillance targets. The practice is one of the most controversial parts of the N.S.A.’s warrantless spying program, and its end represents a significant development in American surveillance policy. Sign the petition to express that you are satisfied with the decision but are still alert to how the N.S.A. will collect our data in the future.

Success: Sanctuary City Defunding Order Blocked

Success: Sanctuary City Defunding Order Blocked

Donald Trump tried to use an executive order to withhold funding from sanctuary cities that protect immigrants from deportation. Applaud the U.S. judge who blocked this order.

Success: Orangutans Gain More Protections

Success: Orangutans Gain More Protections

Thanks to the Indonesian president, orangutans are getting a helping hand. These special primates have received further protection from habitat loss due to palm oil companies in the Leuser ecosystem and other parts of Indonesia. Sign this petition to praise the dedication to the preservation of this species.

Success: Live Animals No Longer Used for Trauma Training

Success: Live Animals No Longer Used for Trauma Training

For years, animals were being tortured and killed for trauma training. Thankfully, human simulators will now replace live animals. Sign this petition to praise the decision to end this unnecessary abuse.

Success: Judge Rules Against Trump’s Sanctuary City Defunding

Success: Judge Rules Against Trump’s Sanctuary City Defunding

The Trump administration’s attempt to block funding for sanctuary cities has been temporarily halted by a district judge. Applaud the activist community who fought for this ruling against overreaching, unconstitutional measures that would ramp up deportation of vulnerable immigrants.

Success: Arkansas’ Howard Zinn Ban Defeated

Success: Arkansas’ Howard Zinn Ban Defeated

A Republican attempt to ban Howard Zinn books from public schools has been defeated. Sign this petition to praise lawmakers for taking a stand for free speech.

Success: State’s Last Abortion Clinic Will Stay Open

Success: State’s Last Abortion Clinic Will Stay Open

The last remaining abortion clinic in Kentucky will continue to operate, despite a vicious battle on the right to choose from the state’s governor. Applaud that there will be at least one place in the state where the women of Kentucky can choose what to do with their bodies.

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