Male chicks are drowned, ground up alive, or suffocated by the egg industry. Demand a crackdown on this unnecessary cruelty in order to push the egg industry forward into a new, more humane era.
The planned sale of a publicly-owned bank that is tasked with investing in renewable energy will allow the bank to invest in fracking and other fossil fuel developments. Currently, the bank plays a critical role in building a greener economy. Demand that the government halt the sale.
A major publisher has decided to cancel a book deal with a writer known for harassing women, Muslims, and other minority groups after video surfaced of the author defending pedophilia. Sign this petition to applaud Simon & Schuster for dropping his book.
High school teachers were told to remove “We the People” posters, which promote equality and diversity, because administrators deemed them too “political” and “anti-Trump.” Tell the administration that there is nothing political about equality — it’s a basic right.
A notorious traveling bear show forces its animals to perform cruel tricks for human entertainment. Bears are large and majestic creatures that shouldn’t be held prisoner in small cages for profit. Sign this petition to demand an end to this cruel and exploitative show.
In a video, an off-duty police officer appears to drag a teenage boy around his yard before discharging a gun near a group of onlooking students. This is dangerous behavior that could have ended fatally and cannot be dismissed. Demand officials launch an investigation and punish this officer.
Thirty-seven dogs were allegedly neglected in their own home. They were reportedly starved, dehydrated, and forced to live in their own filth. Demand justice for these innocent dogs.
A circus accused of brutally abusing elephants and other animals could soon be hosted at a prominent venue. The circus works with trainers that have reportedly been caught on tape beating their animals. Sign this petition and demand the cancellation of this circus act.
The rights of America’s transgender students may again be put at risk, as President Trump may issue orders to rescind the protections that allow transgender students to use the bathroom that corresponds with their gender identity. Demand that the human rights of our transgender students be protected.
A prison sentence for shark finning and shark spining, a violent practice of dismembering sharks to use their body parts in soup, has been handed out for the first time in Costa Rica. Applaud this victory for the protection of sharks.
A British schoolteacher was denied entry into the United States because of his Muslim faith and despite the court’s overturnment of Donald Trump’s Muslim ban. Demand that the United States government issue an apology to this schoolteacher.
Venezuela is slowly collapsing under the weight of extreme economic crisis and military corruption. Hospitals cannot afford medical supplies, and the military is profiting from the scarcity of food. Sign this petition to demand the United States send aid to these people immediately.
A city has put a ban on all pet stores selling commercially bred animals — instead, the stores will now feature rescue animals. This new law takes business away from large scale breeding operations like puppy mills, and will help lower the number of animals euthanized due to lack of resources and space. Sign this petition to praise the city for making the compassionate change.
A dog was recently pushed out of a vehicle and abandoned in a parking lot near a busy street. Demand that the person responsible is found and charged with animal cruelty.
A California town has for years featured a cruel annual “pig scramble” where children chase, wrestle and harass young piglets in the name of “good, clean fun.” This event is torturous for these intelligent creatures. Sign this petition to demand that it be banned.
The heads of two decapitated cats were recently found in two neighborhoods. It is suspected that these attacks are the work of a notorious killer, who has claimed the lives of over 200 cats. Demand this offender is found and brought to justice.
Seven hundred people, including children, were attacked by plainclothes men while trying to submit legal complaints against the company responsible for a major ecological disaster. Demand an independent and transparent investigation of these attacks and call on the government to help those affected by this disaster to submit their legal complaints.
Donald Trump and Paul Ryan are trying to slash medical coverage for hard working Americans. Without access to affordable and fair heath insurance, millions of middle class Americans will be only one injury or sickness away from financial ruin. Demand Trump and Ryan stop their efforts to deny medical coverage to Americans.
An indigenous leader has been assassinated in the latest act of violence in a campaign of intimidation and murders. Community members allege that assailants are protected by a culture of impunity and often have ties to the military, law enforcement, and state security forces. Demand protection for the community.
Publishing company Simon & Schuster has dropped the controversial Milo Yianopoulos as a client after the editor was captured on video endorsing pedophilic relations between men and young teenage boys. Sign this petition to thank the company for refusing to publish this dangerous man’s work.
California has the opportunity to become a nationwide leader in supporting fully renewable energy sources by 2045. Sign this petition to show support for a bill that would ensure this possibility becomes reality.
Convicted animal abusers could soon be prevented from owning animals thanks to a proposed new bill. The bill would create a registry of convicted animal abusers and sanction all pet stores, breeders, and shelters who provide pets to them. Demand that the Florida House of Representatives pass this important bill.
Hate crimes against the Jewish community are on the rise, yet President Donald Trump continues to only lightly voice his opposition to the violence. Let the president know that his recent remarks are not good enough and that he must publicly disavow all anti-Semitism surrounding his campaign, including the anti-Semitism spewed by alt-right news sources like Breitbart.
A traveling U.S. circus still uses tigers, elephants, and other animals in its show, forcing them to perform completely unnatural acts as a crude form of entertainment. Demand that one of the circus’s most prominent hosts on its ongoing tour refuse to do business with this circus.
Over 400 animals were allegedly found living in inhumane conditions, with multiple dead animals also being found on the property. Demand justice for these innocent animals.