Thai migrant workers in Israel’s agricultural sector are inhumanely treated, abused and paid just pennies a day for their labor. Sign the petition to put a stop to these abusive labor practices.
Many whales, seals, sea lions, turtles, and dolphins would be adversely affected by a proposed plan to add around 700 sonar-emitting buoys off the Pacific Coast. The submarine noise pollution would interfere with the normal behavior of marine mammals. Demand that the Navy Pacific Fleet reassess their sonar-emitting training program.
A doctor whose 13-year old patient died after a female genital mutilation operation was convicted for his role in her death, as ForceChange readers demanded. Join us in applauding the decision and calling for further action.
Drone warfare claims many innocent lives, yet is still supported by the majority of Americans. Applaud one former drone operator for speaking out about the program’s brutality.
A ban on marriage equality has just been struck down by a federal judge in Alabama who ruled it unconstitutional. Join us in applauding this latest milestone in the fight for equal rights.
Many animals are being abused at Macedonia’s famous Vevcani Carnival. The Mayor of Vevcani permits this abuse claiming it is part of their “pagan rituals.” Put to an end these pointless murders and demand protection for these creatures.
American Airlines has been flying airplanes that have not passed safety regulations. Mechanics are under immense pressure to ignore or hide problems with the planes and have received various threats from management. Urge American Airlines to follow safety regulations and ensure public safety.
A large area of wilderness will be set aside for protection if a proposal by President Obama is accepted. The expansion of wilderness areas will halt fossil fuel exploration and help preserve the ecosystem’s diverse wildlife. Urge Congress to allow this plan to pass.
A monk called a United Nations reporter a “whore” in public because she reported on human rights abuse. Urge the monk to issue an apology for his sexist remarks by signing this petition.
Wikipedia is banning feminist editors from writing about gender and sexuality, leaving the it in the hands of sexist editors to explain these important topics. Demand that the site stop silencing women.
Columbus Day is recognized as a national holiday despite the fact that Columbus was guilty of many hideous crimes against indigenous peoples. Columbus is not a character who should be honored. Please sign this petition to help us end federal recognition of Columbus Day.
Hundreds of coyotes, foxes, prairie dogs and many other animals are cruelly and needlessly slaughtered in animal killing contests each year. Urge the government of New Mexico to ban these senseless killing contests immediately.
Republicans recently removed the words “Civil Rights and Human Rights” from the name of a Senate subcommittee. Ask the chairman of the committee to reinstate these words to show that these issues will be a core focus of the committee’s work.
A bigoted legislator is trying to make LGBT people second-class citizens by promoting homophobic bills, including one that would give businesses the legal right to discriminate against the LGBT community. Demand that the lawmaker halt her hateful efforts at once.
An unarmed teenage girl was shot and killed by police who then handcuffed and searched her lifeless body rather than calling for medical attention. This reckless use of lethal force should not have been the only option to handle the situation. Demand an extensive and transparent investigation into this unnecessary death.
Pet stores in Maine may be disallowed from selling dogs or cats in the near future. Support the proposed ban on dog and cat sales in an attempt to put an end to puppy and kitten mills around the country.
A police officer may not be charged with any wrongdoing after allegedly accidentally shooting a single mother’s home nine times with an AK-47 when he was off duty. Demand that the cop be charged with reckless endangerment.
Someone is killing vulnerable pelicans by slashing open their throats, leaving them unable to eat until they die of starvation. Urge government officials to put a high priority on finding whoever is committing this terrible act of cruelty.
Children need protection from the predatory sex trafficking industry. Call for action to save kids from sexual slavery and end the horrific sex trade for good.
Thirty-four baby elephants are in danger of being taken from their families and sold into captivity. Save these young animals and their mothers from enduring this cruel separation.
The last U.S. jaguars and ocelots are already struggling to survive, and now militarization of “security” at the U.S. border threatens their existence even more. Save endangered wildlife from misguided border security projects.
Arctic animals are threatened by oil companies’ plans to drill in their habitat. Support a plan to protect the pristine Arctic for wildlife and for future generations.
Kids need clean air and a healthy environment to thrive. Stop big polluters’ attack on children’s health, and support strong limits on deadly smog pollution.
Yellowstone’s majestic bison are under attack, and hundreds of them could soon be killed for wandering outside of the national park. Don’t punish these animals for attempting to roam freely in their natural habitat.
An elephant named Nosey is suffering from injuries while being forced to perform for a circus. Tell officials to take action and stop making her travel and perform under cruel conditions.