Petitions:

End College District’s Abuse of Funds

End College District’s Abuse of Funds

One college district is using its funds to have administrators fly first class and stay in fancy hotels while students across the nation are spiraling into debt with student loans. Urge California’s Secretary of Education to stop the San Bernardino Community College District from overspending on travel expenses.

Tell Mitch McConnell to Obey the Constitution

Tell Mitch McConnell to Obey the Constitution

The President shall appoint new justices to the U.S. Supreme Court, according to the Constitution. Tell Senate Leader Mitch McConnell to do his job and allow a Supreme Court appointment.

Take Allegations of Sexual Harassment Seriously

Take Allegations of Sexual Harassment Seriously

A recent investigation indicates that sexual harassment claims involving National Parks Service employees are not treated as they would be in other professional environments. Demand these claims are properly investigated and that parks service employees receive appropriate training.

Stop Torturing Rabbits for Fashion

Stop Torturing Rabbits for Fashion

A major fashion retailer still sells products containing angora fur. Angora rabbits and animals on fur farms are subjected to a life of pain and confinement. It is a miserable, short existence. Sign this petition and demand the retailer stop selling products containing fur.

Allow Gay Couple to Escape Persecution

Allow Gay Couple to Escape Persecution

After fleeing persecution in Iran, two gay men were exiled to an island where they face continued harassment and risks to their safety. Support allowing this couple to find a safe sanctuary in a country where LGBT rights are protected.

Investigate Disappearance of Chinese Journalist

Investigate Disappearance of Chinese Journalist

A prominent Chinese journalist is feared to have been abducted after recently disappearing following his involvement in a letter asking the president of China to resign. Urge the government to investigate this possible human rights and free speech violation.

Success: SeaWorld Will Never Again Breed Orcas

Success: SeaWorld Will Never Again Breed Orcas

SeaWorld has stated that all of its parks will end the captive breeding program. This means that the current generation of orcas at SeaWorld will be the last. Sign this petition and thank the Humane Society of the United States for all the hard work it has put into making this idea a reality.

Demand Justice for Murdered Environmentalist

Demand Justice for Murdered Environmentalist

An environmental activist was murdered close to his home after protesting the eviction of 150 families. Demand that the government enact justice upon the gunmen who killed him.

Encourage Sustainable Irrigation in California

Encourage Sustainable Irrigation in California

California’s monumental drought is taking a toll on everyone, but the extent of its impact can be controlled. Agriculture makes up 70% of total water usage, so efficient irrigation will make a real difference. Support steps to encourage better water conservation in agriculture.

Applaud NFL Official for Admitting Football Injuries Cause Dementia

Applaud NFL Official for Admitting Football Injuries Cause Dementia

A top NFL official has admitted that there is a link between football injuries and long-term brain damage. This is the first time that the NFL has admitted any link between injuries and degenerative brain conditions. Praise this step toward properly protecting players.

Leg-hold trap

Tell Amazon to Stop Selling Inhumane Animal Traps

Amazon is currently selling vicious leg-hold animal traps on its website. These traps inflict extreme suffering and can catch, injure or kill non-targeted animals like family pets. Urge Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to stop selling these cruel devices immediately.

Protect the Right to Choose in Florida

Protect the Right to Choose in Florida

The right to choose in Florida is currently being threatened by restrictive anti-abortion legislation that has caused the closure of several clinics in Texas. Urge Rick Scott to veto this intrusive and unnecessary legislation.

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Don’t Send Monkeys Into Space

The Russian Academy of Science is training four monkeys for a mission to Mars, from which they may not return. Using primates for space exploration is a thing of the past. Urge Russia to end this inhumane practice.

Arguments at the United States Supreme Court for Same-Sex Marriage on April 28, 2015

Safeguard Civil Rights for LGBT Persons

LGBT Americans are unprotected at the federal level by civil rights legislation and are therefore subject to discrimination in employment, housing, and public accommodation. Legislation that would ensure equality across the land languishes in committee with little chance of advancing. Break the gridlock so that our nation can live up to its promise for all its citizens.

Stop Holding Polluting Festivals on Imperiled Indian River

Stop Holding Polluting Festivals on Imperiled Indian River

A massive festival was held recently on the banks of one of the most polluted rivers in the world, causing damage to the struggling ecosystem. Demand that the river receives better protection and ensure that large events are prohibited from this environmentally unstable area in the future.

Expel Students Charged With Hate Crime

Expel Students Charged With Hate Crime

Two students at Northwestern University were recently charged with vandalizing a campus chapel. The vandalism included racial and homophobic slurs spray painted across the walls. Demand that these students be expelled.

OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 14:  A demonstrator holds a sign during a moment of silence on August 14, 2014 in Oakland, California. Hundreds of demonstrators observed a national moment of silence in solidarity with police brutality victims including 18-year-old Michael Brown, an unarmed teen fatally shot by police in Ferguson, Missouri.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Demand Immediate Termination of Two Violent Cops

A viral video shows a police officer brutally attacking a school student after his fellow officer egged him on. The officer claimed the student was an intruder, then recanted when it was found that the minor attended the school. Sign this petition to demand the immediate termination of both officers.

Demand Better Care for Stray Dogs at Sterilization Centers

Demand Better Care for Stray Dogs at Sterilization Centers

Four stray dogs were found dead of post-operative complications at an animal birth control center that is being accused of animal welfare violations. Sign this petition to demand a thorough investigation and ensure that the dogs at these centers receive humane treatment.

Demand Stiffer Sentences for Police Officers Who Abuse Crime Database

Demand Stiffer Sentences for Police Officers Who Abuse Crime Database

Denver police officers continue to illegally access private information while receiving only minor punishments. Urge the city’s police chief to protect the public’s personal information and crack down on this criminal misconduct.

Ban Bullfighting for Good

Ban Bullfighting for Good

The Mayor of a Spanish city wants to make bullfighting into a “no-kill” sport, but bulls are still taunted and stabbed during the fight and are often slaughtered afterwards out of sight. Demand that the incredibly cruel practice of bullfighting is banned entirely.

End Support of Illegal Wildlife Trafficking

End Support of Illegal Wildlife Trafficking

A popular reality TV show reportedly used a lion cub from the illegal wildlife trade despite being warned about the facility it obtained the animal from. Demand that the show’s producers apologize for this act and stop using live animals entirely.

Justice for Horse Shot With Paintball Gun

Justice for Horse Shot With Paintball Gun

An old horse was reportedly restrained and shot over 120 times by a paintball gun, then abandoned. She suffers from blindness and eye ulcers, among other injuries. Demand that the monster responsible for this poor horse’s torment is found and punished to the most severe extent possible.

Don’t Move Tortoises to Make Room for U.S. Marines

Don’t Move Tortoises to Make Room for U.S. Marines

The U.S. Marine Corps plans to move endangered tortoises from their home to make room for a training ground. Demand they find a more appropriate training site and leave the tortoises alone.

Justice for Cat Injured in Illegal Coyote Trap

Justice for Cat Injured in Illegal Coyote Trap

A cat suffered tissue damage after it stepped into a coyote trap. The steel-jawed trap is illegal due to its inhumane mechanism and is dangerous, especially in an occupied neighborhood. Demand an immediate crackdown on illegal trapping.

Protest Trump Paying Legal Fees for Violent Supporter

Protest Trump Paying Legal Fees for Violent Supporter

Donald Trump has said that he will pay the legal fees of supporters who get arrested for beating up protestors. Shortly after he said so, one supporter was arrested, and he has stood by those claims. Demand he stop this as it could result in more violence.

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