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Save Pets Left to Die in Overheated Vehicles

You’ve read the stories, many detailed on this very website: pets succumbing to temperatures upwards of 100-plus degrees, their last moments likely filled with deep agony. Fight for the animals left in the hands of owners who lock them in hellish vehicular prisons.

Environment Demand Justice for Crocodiles Killed by Angry Mob

Demand Justice for Crocodiles Killed by Angry Mob

Pictures showing the stacked corpses of hundreds of crocodiles that were allegedly killed in revenge for a local man’s death have shocked the world. Crocodiles are a protected species that deserve our respect, not brutality. Sign this petition and demand justice for these wild reptiles.

Success Photographer - Greg McFall/ONMS

Description - Seascape of ocean life taken at Gray's Reef National Marine
Sanctuary, Savannah, GA (2006)

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Success: Krill Fishing Companies to Back Antarctic Ocean Conservation

Several krill fishing giants have agreed to halt their fishing to aid in the creation of the world’s largest marine sanctuary, much to the joy of ocean conservationists. Krill are not only a vital food source to many seabirds and aquatic mammals, but they control the levels of carbon dioxide through their own feeding habits; more krill ensures a brighter future in many ways. Sign this petition to thank Aker ASA for being one of the companies to support this sanctuary.

Human Rights Applaud Mayor Who Allowed Activist-Valedictorian to Give Speech His High School Banned

Applaud Mayor Who Allowed Activist-Valedictorian to Give Speech His High School Banned

A valedictorian was banned from giving his graduation speech because of his work as a student activist. The mayor of Rochester, for whom he interns, allowed the student to make his speech on the city’s official YouTube channel. Sign this petition to applaud the mayor for taking action in the face of injustice.

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Applaud Mayor Who Allowed Activist-Valedictorian to Give Speech His High School Banned

Applaud Mayor Who Allowed Activist-Valedictorian to Give Speech His High School Banned

A valedictorian was banned from giving his graduation speech because of his work as a student activist. The mayor of Rochester, for whom he interns, allowed the student to make his speech on the city’s official YouTube channel. Sign this petition to applaud the mayor for taking action in the face of injustice.

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Save Pets Left to Die in Overheated Vehicles

You’ve read the stories, many detailed on this very website: pets succumbing to temperatures upwards of 100-plus degrees, their last moments likely filled with deep agony. Fight for the animals left in the hands of owners who lock them in hellish vehicular prisons.

Justice for Cat Nearly Killed by Firecrackers

Justice for Cat Nearly Killed by Firecrackers

An innocent cat barely survived after an unknown assailant lit a firecracker in her rectum, causing severe bleeding and burns as it went off; though she recovered, her tail was amputated. This is one of the most despicable acts of abuse a person could commit towards an animal. Sign this petition to ensure this cat’s assailant is captured and punished as severely as possible.

Dog Shot and Killed with Bow and Arrow Deserves Justice

Dog Shot and Killed with Bow and Arrow Deserves Justice

A dog died in agony after she was shot through the abdomen with a bow and arrow. The person responsible is still at large. Demand justice for this poor dog.

Demand Justice for Crocodiles Killed by Angry Mob

Demand Justice for Crocodiles Killed by Angry Mob

Pictures showing the stacked corpses of hundreds of crocodiles that were allegedly killed in revenge for a local man’s death have shocked the world. Crocodiles are a protected species that deserve our respect, not brutality. Sign this petition and demand justice for these wild reptiles.

Urge Zoo Where Six Animals Were Killed to Check Security of Enclosures

Urge Zoo Where Six Animals Were Killed to Check Security of Enclosures

Six animals were killed by a jaguar that escaped its enclosure at a New Orleans zoo. The jaguar then had to be forcibly sedated and returned to its enclosure. Sign this petition to urge the zoo to protect animals by ensuring that all enclosures are safe and secure.

Punish Men Who Allegedly Blew Marijuana Smoke into Goat’s Face

Punish Men Who Allegedly Blew Marijuana Smoke into Goat’s Face

A goat was allegedly forced to breathe in marijuana smoke in a sad case of animal cruelty. One man reportedly sat on the goat and another placed a chain around the poor animal’s neck. Demand justice for this innocent goat.

Close Loophole that Allows Rape to Go Unpunished

Close Loophole that Allows Rape to Go Unpunished

A loophole in North Carolina’s rape laws states that individuals cannot revoke consent once it is given. This means that people cannot change their minds about a sexual encounter before or during intercourse under any circumstances, even if it becomes violent. Sign this petition to urge legislators to close the loophole and require continuous, enthusiastic consent.

Service members from all five military branches unfurl the national ensign during ceremonies prior to Sunday's football game between the Chicago Bears and Detroit Lions at Soldier Field in Chicago, Nov. 10, 2013. Pregame and halftime ceremonies helped pay tribute to veterans in commemoration of Veterans Day. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Alan Haraf)

NFL: Stop Infringing on Players’ Rights to Protest

The National Football League Players Association has filed a grievance against the recent policy that states that protesting players must stay in locker rooms during the national anthem. Sign this petition to urge the NFL to rewrite its policies around protesting in order to allow protesting players to take the field during the national anthem.

Ireland: Lead the Way in Divesting From Fossil Fuels

Ireland: Lead the Way in Divesting From Fossil Fuels

Ireland is on track to become the first country in the world to entirely divest from fossil fuels in what could be a major victory in the fight against climate change. Support the Irish government in getting rid of its interests in harmful fossil fuels.

Don’t Pollute the Drinking Water of Major City

Don’t Pollute the Drinking Water of Major City

More than 4,200 acres are up for auction to oil and gas companies, putting the drinking water of over 300,000 citizens at risk. Sign the petition to demand that the government end its sale of this land and protect its citizens and their water.

Do Not Allow Rare Amur Leopards to Go Extinct

Do Not Allow Rare Amur Leopards to Go Extinct

Fewer than 100 endangered Amur leopards remain in the wild in remote areas of Russia and China. More must be done to ensure this elusive big cat’s future survival. Sign this petition to demand that Russian officials do more to protect habitat for these felines before it is too late.

Stop Trump Administration From Allowing Bear Cubs and Wolf Pups to be Slaughtered

Stop Trump Administration From Allowing Bear Cubs and Wolf Pups to be Slaughtered

Bear cubs and wolf pups in Alaska will soon face slaughter if the Trump Administration has its way. Not only is their plan cruel, but it could result in the end of several species. Sign this petition to demand the Trump Administration stop the planned slaughter.

Eliminate Dangerous Anti-Wildlife Wording in Defense Bill

Eliminate Dangerous Anti-Wildlife Wording in Defense Bill

Threatened and endangered species will be harmed and marine life degraded if a proposed anti-wildlife bill is passed. Demand action be taken to stop the bill from passing.

Justice for Slaughtered, Endangered Blue Whale

Justice for Slaughtered, Endangered Blue Whale

At 30 meters and over 200 tons, the blue whale is a sight to behold, but the species remains at great risk. Before protections, over 350,000 lost their lives in the last century alone. Urge immediate action on the first reported kill of a blue whale in four decades.

Don’t Put a Price Tag on Consumer Rights

Don’t Put a Price Tag on Consumer Rights

What will $225 buy? At the Federal Communications Commission, it will buy a consumer the ‘right’ to file a complaint. Urge the nation’s primary regulatory agency for our most popular communication services to start taking consumers seriously…or pay the price.

Stop Illegal Loggers From Destroying Ancient Woodlands

Stop Illegal Loggers From Destroying Ancient Woodlands

Loggers are decimating what is left of Romania’s protected virgin forests, which could have enormous implications for some of Europe’s rarest species. Sign this petition to demand that the Romanian government address this growing threat.

Tighten Ivory Ban in the UK

Tighten Ivory Ban in the UK

Illegal ivory has been discovered on sale in the United Kingdom, only months after a law was introduced to ban ivory sales overall. More action is needed to protect all remaining elephants and rhinos by tightening the existing ban. Sign the petition to support this bill.

Don’t Murder Endangered Whales and Dolphins with Mining Project

Don’t Murder Endangered Whales and Dolphins with Mining Project

Endangered sea mammals and their habitat are under attack from a corporation that has been granted permission to mine in their seabeds. Sign the petition to demand the government of New Zealand revoke this mining permit.

Stop Purging Conservation and Wildlife Advocates from National Park Services

Stop Purging Conservation and Wildlife Advocates from National Park Services

The foxes are running the henhouse at the nation’s leading environmental protection and conservation agencies. In the process, wildlife and land conservation advocates are allegedly being forced from their jobs. Demand the department tasked with protecting America’s national parks retain employees who will honor its mission.

Ban Cruel Veal Crates

Ban Cruel Veal Crates

Young calves are kept confined and chained in cruel veal crates for most of their short lives before they are slaughtered in Virginia. Demand that this abuse be stopped and veal crates banned.

Photographer - Greg McFall/ONMS

Description - Seascape of ocean life taken at Gray's Reef National Marine
Sanctuary, Savannah, GA (2006)

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Success: Krill Fishing Companies to Back Antarctic Ocean Conservation

Several krill fishing giants have agreed to halt their fishing to aid in the creation of the world’s largest marine sanctuary, much to the joy of ocean conservationists. Krill are not only a vital food source to many seabirds and aquatic mammals, but they control the levels of carbon dioxide through their own feeding habits; more krill ensures a brighter future in many ways. Sign this petition to thank Aker ASA for being one of the companies to support this sanctuary.

Puppy Allegedly Beaten With Belt Deserves Justice

Puppy Allegedly Beaten With Belt Deserves Justice

A puppy was allegedly beaten over the head with a belt in a sad case of animal cruelty. The suspect reportedly hit the puppy approximately 15 times as punishment for digging holes in the backyard. Demand justice for this poor puppy.

Ban Cosmetic Animal Testing in Canada

Ban Cosmetic Animal Testing in Canada

Canada is moving forward with banning unnecessary animal testing in the cosmetics industry. This is a welcome step in the right direction toward ending animal suffering. Sign this petition to thank Canada for listening to the many voices who have fought on the side of innocent animals.

Let Immigrant Soldiers Protect and Serve America

Let Immigrant Soldiers Protect and Serve America

‘Army Strong’: this slogan represents a proud tradition that is being undermined from the inside. Thousand of honorably serving soldiers face discharge and deportation because they are a ‘security risk,’ aka immigrants. Stop the wholesale purge of foreign-born soldiers from U.S. military ranks.

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