African wild dogs are in danger of extinction due to being killed by farmers and losing their habitats to the building of settlements, farms and roads. Sign this petition to protect these dogs from dying out completely.
A California racetrack has come under fire for a series of racehorse deaths–seven in just 10 days, to be exact. These deaths are unnatural and more needs to be done to prevent them from happening in the future. Tell the racetrack to take steps to protect its horses from unnecessary injury and death.
Miami Police and Miami-Dade Animal Services recently busted a large cockfighting ring where over 600 birds were being held captive. Ask that the Mayor of Miami and the President of the ASPCA applaud these brave departments for their work in fighting back against animal abuse.
The health of Americans is in danger due to the fact that the USDA does not test our food for glyphosate, a toxic ingredient in the popular weed killer known as Roundup. For the health and safety of the American people, sign this petition to urge the USDA to test all food for this toxic herbicide.
A sheriff recently made a public statement calling Black Lives Matter a terrorist organization despite the fact that it’s mostly made up of peaceful and unarmed black women. Demand an apology from Sheriff Ashley and ask that he stop spreading misinformation.
The Philippines is in crisis as its jails overflow far beyond capacity due in part to President Duterte’s misguided “war on crime.” Demand that he end this war and that the nation’s most crowded prisons’ conditions be improved, starting by releasing their non-violent offenders.
Americans use over 100 billion plastic bags a year, a great many of which end up in the most fragile corners of our environment. Walmart Canada introduced a bag ban in an effort to curtail their use and lead to a cleaner environment. Sign this petition to urge Walmart to expand this environmental effort to its U.S. stores.
A human rights defender has reportedly been harassed by government officials, including a possible incidence of kidnapping and multiple death threats. Sign the petition and demand that the campaign against him stop immediately.
When Obama’s plan for police reform got blocked by Congress, he just rolled over and accepted it. This is unacceptable. Demand that Obama begin expediting his plan for police reform in this country.
Official dietary guidelines still include meat, fish, dairy and eggs despite numerous scientific reports linking animal protein to severe health risks and a higher mortality rate. Urge the committee in charge of the guidelines to encourage the population to replace animal protein with far healthier sources of plant protein.
A flamingo at Busch Gardens has been euthanized after sustaining severe injuries at the hands of a drunken guest. Demand severe punishment for this cruel and senseless death.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has once again displayed his ignorance and lack of decency in his most recent attacks on a Gold Star Family. However, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan continues to endorse his party’s candidate. Sign this petition to demand that Speaker Paul Ryan finally un-endorse Trump and put country before party.
The ‘Running of the Bulls’ festival is not safe for bulls or humans. The festival ended with 11 sexual assaults, four rapes, one attempted rape, and 54 bulls that were tortured and killed. Sign this petition to put an end to this violent festival.
A couple reportedly moved homes and left two small dogs behind to succumb to the horrific, neglectful living conditions. The poor dogs were only found because the odor was so strong it drew someone’s attention. Please sign this petition to help bring these poor dogs justice.
A puppy was reportedly fed a bottle of rubbing alcohol right before his lifeless body was found in a tub of water. Unless something is done, more animals could suffer the same fate as the puppy. Sign this petition to demand that this alleged puppy killer be brought to justice.
A man reportedly placed a child inside of a zoo’s rhino enclosure simply to take pictures. Demand that this man is banned from the zoo for life for endangering a child and zoo animals.
Atrazine is a deadly herbicide responsible for the chemical sterilization of the frog population and is contaminating our water supply, but the company that produces it refuses to accept responsibility for its actions. Sign this petition to demand the ban of this dangerous chemical.
Many cats and dogs used for research will have the chance to be adopted by loving families if a law is set in place that would require educational institutions to offer them to rescue facilities before euthanizing them. Demand this law be set in place to help ensure that numerous animals can live the rest of their lives in peace.
The Tennessee Valley Authority wants to put millions of resident’s clean water at risk by refusing to properly clean up harmful coal ash that contaminates groundwater with toxic metals. Demand that this disastrous plan be stopped and replaced with responsible methods of coal ash cleanup.
Orangutan populations are finally increasing at a major national park. Thank the people responsible for helping to make this a reality.
After an incomplete evaluation of their asylum applications, two Syrian refugees in Greece are at risk of being sent back to Turkey, which could be dangerous for them both. Sign the petition and demand that they be allowed to stay in Greece while they complete the appeals process.
A zoo hit by the widespread famine in Venezuela has lost 50 animals in six months due to starvation and inadequate nutrition. Sign the petition and demand that the animals be transferred to facilities where they will have enough to eat.
Thousands of Peruvian women were forcibly sterilized under an oppressive regime. For most of these women, justice remains elusive. Sign the petition and demand that the Peruvian government complete its investigation into who is responsible for these horrible human rights violations.
The host of a TV show is enthusiastically promoting the abuse and slaughter of young calves for veal. Demand that he apologize for encouraging viewers to consume products of animal cruelty and start promoting the consumption of sustainable and humanely produced plant-based foods instead.
Eight Humboldt penguins will be kept confined and miserable in a closed air-conditioned enclosure at an inadequate zoo. Demand that the penguins be immediately released to an accredited sanctuary and that the zoo stops importing animals.