Petitions:

Justice for Dog Reportedly Shot in Enclosed Yard

Justice for Dog Reportedly Shot in Enclosed Yard

A dog died after it was repeatedly shot, allegedly by a neighbor. A viral video depicts the dog falling to the ground after a series of gunshots. Demand justice for this innocent dog.

Save City’s Creative Communities From Gentrification

Save City’s Creative Communities From Gentrification

Culture and arts communities in Oakland are facing an existential threat. Rising rent costs are threatening to displace cultural anchors around the city. Urge Oakland’s mayor to help preserve the city’s cultural renaissance.

Justice for Man Allegedly Killed By His Father for Being Gay

Justice for Man Allegedly Killed By His Father for Being Gay

A man is accused of killing his own son because he couldn’t accept that he was gay. No one should be killed just because they happen to love the same gender; demand that the man be put behind bars for this savage murder.

End Earthquakes Caused By Fracking

End Earthquakes Caused By Fracking

Fracking has been linked to earthquakes, water contamination, and higher carbon emissions in Western Canada, and it is fundamentally incompatible with fighting climate change. Ask Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to ban fracking and make Canada a leader in the fight against climate change.

Success: Campbell’s to Stop Using BPA

Success: Campbell’s to Stop Using BPA

Renowned soup manufacturer Campbell’s has vowed to eliminate a dangerous chemical from its soup cans. Praise the company’s dedication to a cleaner and healthier product.

Roy Cooper, North Carolina Attorney General, gives a keynote address to Airmen during the opening ceremony of Military Saves Week at the Airman and Family Readiness Center Feb. 23.

Thank Attorney General for Standing Up Against Anti-LGBT Legislation

State Attorney General Roy Cooper is refusing to defend North Carolina’s discriminatory new anti-LGBT law. For his principled stand, he faces harsh and unfair criticism from the governor of his state. Tell Roy Cooper that we stand with him and that we will not forget his support.

Stop the Destruction of Essential Herring Populations

Stop the Destruction of Essential Herring Populations

The decline of Pacific herring populations is creating serious consequences for marine wildlife that rely on the herring for food. Demand that Canada stop fishing the Pacific herring today in order to avoid dire consequences for entire ecosystems.

Success: Governor Vetoes LGBT Discrimination Bill

Success: Governor Vetoes LGBT Discrimination Bill

Georgia’s governor recently vetoed a bill that would have given faith-based organizations the right to deny services to and refuse to hire people from the LGBT community. Celebrate with the Human Rights Campaign and praise Governor Deal for standing up against discrimination.

Success: International Court Recognizes Rape as a War Crime

Success: International Court Recognizes Rape as a War Crime

An international court has acknowledged rape as a war crime in the recent conviction of an ex-politician from the Congo. Applaud the International Criminal Court (ICC) for recognizing rape as a crime against humanity.

Success: County Animal Shelter Manager Resigns

Success: County Animal Shelter Manager Resigns

Two animal shelter administrators have resigned in the face of public allegations that improper enforcement of procedures resulted in the deaths of hundreds of pets, including a 22-year-old dog. Thank them for accepting responsibility for their wrongdoing.

Reject Government Budget That Attacks the EPA

Trump’s proposed budget will drastically cut the EPA’s funds. But the EPA’s budget is already about as low as it can get—it accounts for just 0.22% of the federal budget. Demand that these attacks on environmental protection be stopped.

Justice for Mohawk the Lion, Shot By Rangers for Leaving Park

Justice for Mohawk the Lion, Shot By Rangers for Leaving Park

Mohawk the lion was shot and killed by rangers after straying outside a national park. Demand the killers be held responsible and make sure this never happens again.

Release Journalist Arrested for Social Media Post

Release Journalist Arrested for Social Media Post

An Indian journalist has been arrested and allegedly tortured after he shared a post on WhatsApp criticizing the police. Sign the petition to demand his release.

a judge hand striking a gavel over a table

Address Demands of Hunger-Striking Prisoners Convicted Under Outdated Laws

Thirteen civilian prisoners who were tried under outdated laws by a military court have started a hunger strike in hopes of prompting a retrial or their release. Sign this petition to stand with them and to demand that their cases are seen in an appropriate civilian court for a chance at justice.

Demand Justice for Murdered Lawyer

Demand Justice for Murdered Lawyer

The body of a missing Ukrainian human rights lawyer has been discovered in a shallow grave, and his colleagues remain in danger. Sign the petition and demand protection for human rights lawyers and justice for the slain man.

Clean Up All Hazardous Waste Situated Dangerously Close to Drinking Water

Clean Up All Hazardous Waste Situated Dangerously Close to Drinking Water

Resident drinking water is threatened by a 8.5-acre landfill that contains 1.5 million gallons of hazardous industrial waste. The current cleanup plan will only remove part of that waste, leaving the rest in the ground to potentially contaminate the nearby groundwater aquifer. Demand that all hazardous waste is removed, not just some of it.

Provide Urgent Care to Prisoner with Life-Threatening Condition

Provide Urgent Care to Prisoner with Life-Threatening Condition

A seriously ill prisoner serving a 25-year sentence has twice been denied medical care for arbitrary or illegal reasons. Sign the petition and demand that he receive the medical care he so desperately needs.

Demand Accessible, Effective Contraception for All Women

Demand Accessible, Effective Contraception for All Women

Only 12 percent of women using contraceptives are using the most effective form that is available. This is largely due to the many hurdles women must jump in order to obtain these forms of birth control. Demand that these contraceptive devices be made more readily available to all women in the U.S.

Release Couple Detained Solely for Their Religious Beliefs

Release Couple Detained Solely for Their Religious Beliefs

A couple in China has been arrested solely on their association with a persecuted religious group in China, with one of them allegedly being beaten in custody. Sign our petition to demand their immediate release.

Repeal Law Criminalizing Homeless People for Their Possessions

Repeal Law Criminalizing Homeless People for Their Possessions

Homeless people in Los Angeles will soon be arrested if their possessions exceed the amount that can fit in a trash bin. These are people, not pieces of trash that need to be thrown away. Demand that this law be repealed immediately.

Punish Japan for Killing Hundreds of Whales

Punish Japan for Killing Hundreds of Whales

A Japanese boat recently returned with over 300 slaughtered whales. Japan continues whaling despite an international law against it. Sign this petition to stop whaling in Japan.

Justice for Rabbits Decapitated at Preschool

Justice for Rabbits Decapitated at Preschool

Two pet rabbits were reportedly decapitated inside of a preschool. Police say the cruel animal killer went in and unlocked the rabbit hut and killed one, then returned later to decapitate the other class pet. Demand this person be found and prosecuted to the maximum extent.

Drop Politically-Motivated Charges Against Online Activist

Drop Politically-Motivated Charges Against Online Activist

A Bahraini man has been arrested and is at risk of deportation over a few posts on Twitter. Sign the petition and demand that the government respect his right to free speech.

Success: California Will Raise Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour

Success: California Will Raise Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour

California will raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2022, which will boost the income of almost half of the state’s workforce. Applaud governor Jerry Brown for accepting this deal and listening to the voice of the working class.

Release Activist and Her Young Child From Prison

Release Activist and Her Young Child From Prison

A Bahraini activist has been sentenced to over a year in prison, and she is keeping her 15-month-old son with her. She is a prisoner of conscience, and she and her child must be released immediately.

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