A dog died after being left on a patio in dangerously hot conditions. His paws burned and he had no access to shade or water. Demand justice for this innocent dog.
A woman who duct-taped her dog’s mouth shut and posted a picture of the abuse on social media has been found guilty of animal cruelty and sentenced to suspended jail time. Praise this great decision that proves that animal abuse is serious and punishable under the law.
An alligator was reportedly found living in a slimy, green bathtub and a starved, dehydrated dog had been enclosed in a box. Demand that the owners who made these animals suffer from severe mistreatment and neglect be charged with animal cruelty.
Student journalists in Illinois do not have the same rights to free speech that adult journalists do. However, a new bill would change this by allowing students to publish what they want without fear of censorship. Demand that this bill be passed into law.
A puppy was killed by its owner, who admitted to slamming it into the ground repeatedly during a drunken rage. Praise the harsh sentence given to this man, which includes jail time and a ban on animal ownership.
Coal burning plants wreak havoc on the environment and on public health. The Bureau of Land Management must stop giving out new leases for dirty coal in the United States.
Funding for state parks in North Carolina has dropped dramatically over the last decade. Urge the state’s governor to rescue these beautiful, historic landmarks by significantly increasing funding this year.
Coal companies are making promises to finance cleanup efforts at their mines without any third-party guarantees. This means they are only accountable to themselves when it comes to these bonds. Urge the EPA to do away with this loophole and ensure that all coal companies pay for cleanup efforts with a stricter, third-party bond system.
A puppy was shot in the mouth and left to die in the street, allegedly by its owner. Demand jail time for the person responsible for this barbaric act.
A black teen collapsed and died after being chased by a racist mob reportedly waving a gun and screaming racist slurs at their victims. Sign our petition to demand that the seriousness of this hate crime is not overlooked.
Bears are allegedly being illegally killed for their parts, which are sold as food or for medicinal purposes. Demand wildlife officials investigate and arrest anyone suspected of committing these sick crimes.
An orca named Morgan beached herself for at least 10 minutes after a performance, which is highly unusual and dangerous. Morgan used to swim free in the ocean before she was shipped to a park owned by SeaWorld, where she now leads a miserable life. Demand that she be released back into the ocean.
Gas-burning cars in Norway could be fully phased out by 2025, removing millions of tons of greenhouse gas emissions each year. Support this groundbreaking and innovative idea.
A governor sent a letter telling citizens not to donate to an environmentalist organization, using language described as threatening. Sign our petition to demand that Governor LePage apologize and stop harassing donors who care about the environment.
As social animals that live very long lives, turtles require a great amount of care and should not be bought impulsively. The new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie will cause children everywhere to want a pet turtle. Sign this petition and ask Paramount Pictures to tell the public that turtles belong in the wild and not in tanks.
A trans woman died from six gun shot wounds while languishing at a hospital where staff allegedly delayed caring for her. Allegations of verbal harassment are also being levied against doctors by the patient’s fellow trans rights activists. Urge authorities to investigate this horrible incident and punish those who are found guilty.
For years, we’ve come down on soft drinks for being unhealthy, but diet soft drinks are no better. A major ingredient, aspartame, has been linked to cancers and neurological complications. Demand that it is phased out in favor of healthier sweeteners.
Foxes are being needlessly killed because they are thought to be a nuisance. Demand that citizens be better educated about these animals and promote humane alternatives to killing to ensure that foxes do not someday go extinct.
Social media users are being arrested and imprisoned for sharing their opinions. Demand an end to this blatant violation of freedom of speech.
A black woman has been charged with “lynching” in a gross interpretation of an old law because she tried to protect a fellow activist from unjust arrest. Demand these charges be dropped to spare her of four years in prison for peaceful action.
A near-total ivory ban will soon be taking effect in the U.S. Sign this petition to applaud the completion of these new laws and thank the U.S. government for fighting against poaching and the illegal wildlife trade.
Hanako, dubbed “the loneliest elephant in the world,” has died after living a life of isolation in a barren concrete enclosure. The zoo allowed her to live out her entire life in this horrible environment and must be held responsible. Demand they never allow another animal to live and die in the zoo in such awful environments.
A doctor in Tennessee is deliberately and blatantly violating medical ethics by adopting an anti-vaccine policy at his practice. Sign the petition to demand the American Medical Association stop this man from putting innocent lives at risk.
A dangerous amount of mercury has spilled into a community watershed, devastating the public health. Local government professes to be sympathetic, but refuses to clean it up. Protect the welfare of those affected and insist the government take action.
The Daily Mail outlined the criminal history of the black father of the child who fell into Harambe the gorilla’s enclosure despite the fact that he was not at the zoo when the tragic incident occurred. Demand that this grossly racist article be removed and an apology be issued for such bigotry.