Transgender patients could be excluded from getting the care they need if a bigoted lawsuit succeeds. Demand officials drop this lawsuit that only serves to deny trans people a basic human right.
Thousands of Afghan refugees in Pakistan are continuously threatened with deportation and abuse by police and local authorities. We need to stop this, now.
At least six cats may be in the hands of a man who was previously sentenced to jail for torturing and murdering 19 cats. Sign this petition to demand that the investigators act immediately to find and save these innocent cats before it’s too late.
People living near fracked gas sites are more likely to be affected by severe health problems, according to a new study. Demand that Pennsylvania ban fracking to protect the well being of their citizens.
A ban on using orcas in performances and breeding them in captivity just became law in California. Thank California for taking this huge step in the right direction in the fight to end orca breeding everywhere.
The barbaric and outdated punishment of solitary confinement will be used much less in federal prisons, thanks to a series of executive actions by President Obama. Sign the petition and thank the president for taking steps to restrict this incredibly damaging form of punishment.
Hundreds of animals are being placed at risk of extinction because outdated technology is used to conduct research. Urge scientists to use remote-sensing technology when studying animals and their habitats to ensure that they are able to thrive.
Live frogs are stabbed, skinned, and their organs eaten while their hearts are still beating in upscale Japanese restaurants. End the inhumane practice of eating animals alive.
A popular theme park continues to host elephant rides. These elephants are rented from a company that allegedly beats the animals with bullhooks and shocks them with electric prods. Urge the park to cut ties with this cruel company and end all elephant rides permanently.
India has passed new child labor laws that still leave much to be desired. Alarming loopholes allow for the continued manipulation of child workers. Sign the petition to demand that government officials close these loopholes and protect child workers.
The scenic White River National Forest is under threat of being destroyed by oil companies. The Bureau of Land Management currently protects these lands but is considering allowing them to be leased by oil and gas companies. Sign to demand this ecosystem be protected.
An 81-year-old journalist has reportedly been detained for months without charge. He suffers from diabetes and a heart condition, but has allegedly not received access to adequate medical care. Demand he be released or charged with a crime and given access to both legal representation and adequate healthcare.
The highest court in France has ruled that laws banning the body-covering swimwear known as the “burkini” violate guaranteed rights and freedom. Applaud this ruling that prevents governments from dictating what women can wear.
Two of the only 90 gray wolves left in Washington state were recently killed by officials to protect nearby livestock. There are other, better methods to protect livestock that should be put into use. Sign this petition to demand the state stop killing wolves.
A candidate for mayor in Alabama allegedly used a racist slur when talking about her opponent. Demand an apology for these insensitive and offensive comments.
A dog’s throat was slit after being tortured and repeatedly stabbed. A video of the savage killing shows the dog being tied by the neck to a horse’s back, then brutally killed. Please sign this petition to bring the dog justice and demand that the accused killers are vigorously prosecuted.
A dog suffered chemical burns and died after his groomer allegedly locked him in a utility closet. The burns were so severe that his hair fell out and he was foaming at the mouth. Demand justice for this innocent dog.
Nine black bears were shot and killed after they wandered too close to human dwellings. This catastrophe could have likely been avoided if deterrents had been put in place to keep the animals at bay. Urge officials to put measures in place to prevent bears from wandering into highly populated areas.
Land clearing is threatening the Great Barrier Reef and killing its rare species. Demand that the practice of deforestation be banned in the areas surrounding the Great Barrier Reef.
President Obama has designated over 87,000 acres of land in Maine as a national monument. Thank the president for taking action to protect our nation’s land and wildlife for the enjoyment of future generations.
NASA just announced that hundreds of its research articles are now free for access by anyone through an online database. Thanks to this, scientific minds across the globe can now build on existing research, including climate and environmental science. Praise NASA for this wonderful decision.
A fair was planning on hosting a greased pig event until a rescue group stepped in. During the event, children were to chase greased pigs in a pen, grab one and then pull him or her through a hula hoop. Sign this petition and thank the rescue group for putting an end to this unnecessary and cruel event.
More than 6 in 10 Americans are represented by a Congressman who denies climate change. We deserve officials who respect science and fight back. Add your name demanding Republican leaders in Congress acknowledge climate change is real.
Pregnant women in Texas are in imminent danger as the state’s maternal mortality rate is now the highest in the developed world. Demand that health care resources and clinics receive more funding so that these women can stop suffering preventable deaths.
A pregnant dog was stabbed and hanged, but when someone tried reporting the crime to police, they reportedly chased her away and refused to note the report. This is a total injustice and failure on behalf of the police. Demand that the officers involved be punished severely, if guilty.