Petitions:

Fire Officer for Slamming Man to the Ground

Fire Officer for Slamming Man to the Ground

An Alabama police officer allegedly slammed a man to the ground, temporarily paralyzing him. Tell the Chief of Police to fire the officer for his brutal and unnecessary use of force.

Increase Prison Rehabilitation Programs

Increase Prison Rehabilitation Programs

A lack of rehabilitation programs in the U.S. has caused our prison population to grow to the highest rate of incarceration in the world. Urge government to implement successful rehabilitation programs and lower the incarceration rates of non-violent offenders.

Don’t Legalize LGBT Discrimination

Don’t Legalize LGBT Discrimination

It will soon be impossible for Arkansas local government to create anti-discrimination ordinances to protect LGBT people, thanks to a bill passed by legislature. Tell the governor to veto the bill, and not to let bigots ruin the state.

Thank Volunteers for Rescuing Cats from Lava

Thank Volunteers for Rescuing Cats from Lava

Feral and domestic cats are being rescued from the encroaching lava flow by volunteers working for a local no-kill shelter that recognizes their vulnerability. Thank them for their efforts in saving these felines from a terrible death.

Stop Manufacturing Glue Boards to Trap Animals

Stop Manufacturing Glue Boards to Trap Animals

Thousands of animals die horrific deaths each year as a result of becoming trapped on glue boards. Their nasal passages oftentimes become clogged, and their struggle is only relieved by death. Sign the petition and tell Motomco to stop producing these inhumane traps immediately.

Save Feral Cats and Wild Birds

Save Feral Cats and Wild Birds

Cats and wildlife are both being put in danger as feral cat populations continue to grow. ‘Trap-neuter-release’ programs are not a perfect solution to the problem, but are a better choice for protecting cats and other animals than alternatives like euthanization. Encourage a key official to support a ‘trap-neuter-release’ program in Virginia.

End Abuses Against Children in Public Schools

End Abuses Against Children in Public Schools

Public schools are forcing children into physical restraints and throwing them into seclusion behind locked doors for no justifiable reason, according to a recent study. Demand that action is taken to reform these schools so that children are no longer subjected to such horrible abuse.

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Get Plastics Out of the Earth’s Oceans

Millions of tons of plastic waste are dumped into the world’s oceans each year and killing countless marine animals, according to the most recent study published on the subject. Demand that President Obama launch efforts to remove this dangerous garbage from the oceans.

Don’t Ban Advanced History Classes

Don’t Ban Advanced History Classes

Lawmakers are trying to ban advanced U.S. history courses because they tell the truth about the negative aspects of the country. Don’t let these legislators deny students the chance for decent, honest education. Demand that this ban be rejected.

Stop Using Live Animals as Bait in Greyhound Races

Stop Using Live Animals as Bait in Greyhound Races

Greyhound owners are using live animals as bait for races, reports indicate. Greyhound races are inhumane enough, but the use of live bait is simply barbaric. Demand the use of live bait in greyhound races be stopped.

Praise Donation of Non-Lethal Alternatives to Bear Killing

Praise Donation of Non-Lethal Alternatives to Bear Killing

Thanks to the generous donation of bear deterring kits, law enforcement officers can effectively deter black bears from residential areas without resorting to lethal options. Commend the donation of bear hazing kits in an effort to save black bears.

Stop Unregulated Water Use

Stop Unregulated Water Use

Unregulated water use during a drought has forced an essential lake to historically low levels. Urge the Utah Chairman of Water Resources to set necessary regulations on water use and save lake-dependent industries, air quality, and wildlife.

Forest in Wisconsin

Stop Budget Cut from Jeopardizing Conservation Efforts

Native land and wildlife habitat are in danger of development from a massive budget cut to a land conservation program. Action must be taken now to enforce the long-term funding for land conservation. Sign to help protect this pristine ecosystem.

Ban Use of Harmful Flavoring Chemical

Ban Use of Harmful Flavoring Chemical

Workers at food flavoring plants and e-cigarette smokers are being exposed to dangerous amounts of a harmful chemical. Sign here to demand it be banned before any more people are forced to suffer.

Near Chatham Rise, ChristChurch, Canterbury, New Zealand

Applaud EPA for Rejecting Seabed Mining

A proposed seabed mining operation would have destroyed underwater plant life and wildlife from its destructive underwater, opencast mining operation. Thank the EPA for denying the application to mine this coveted sea area.

Keep Creationism Out of Science Classrooms

Keep Creationism Out of Science Classrooms

Efforts to teach intelligent design in science classes have been stopped. Praise leaders for protecting students’ education and keeping religion out of the classroom.

End Cruel Cockfighting Shows

End Cruel Cockfighting Shows

Cockfighting, or the practice of forcing two roosters to fight to the death, is still permitted in many areas, despite the fact that it inflicts terrible injuries and puncture wounds on the birds. Sign this petition to help end this pointless cruelty.

Protect Indigenous People from Forced Evictions

Protect Indigenous People from Forced Evictions

Indigenous people are allegedly being forcibly evicted from their homes without compensation. Ask India’s Minster of the Environment to investigate these claims and ensure that these people are not being exploited.

Denounce Mayor Who Advocated Killing Dolphins and Whales

Denounce Mayor Who Advocated Killing Dolphins and Whales

A mayor in the Philippines suggested that we kill dolphins and whales to eradicate competition to local fisherman. Condemn these remarks and support cohabitation between fisherman and sea creatures.

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Don’t Celebrate Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

A racist neo-Confederate organization is going to host a celebration to mark the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s assassination by the pro-slavery radical John Wilkes Booth. Demand that the group cancel all its bigoted plans at once.

Stop the Selling of Holocaust Tapestry

Stop the Selling of Holocaust Tapestry

Urban Outfitters has started selling a tapestry that looks just like the uniforms gay men were forced to wear in Nazi concentration camps. Sign this petition to urge them to stop selling this item, apologize to the LGBT community, and start paying more attention to what they produce.

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Fire Fearmongering Republican for Threatening ‘God’s Wrath’

A homophobic Republican Party official is still on the job even after he threatened that the country would suffer “God’s wrath” if same-sex marriage became legal. Demand that the official be fired for his bigoted fearmongering.

Praise Fashion Giant for Abandoning Angora Rabbit Hair

Praise Fashion Giant for Abandoning Angora Rabbit Hair

The world’s largest fashion retailer has decided to ban sales of angora rabbit hair and to no longer do business with farmers who treat their rabbits inhumanely. Sign the petition to show your support for this positive step forward.

Prosecute Rangers Who Sold Endangered Animals to Restaurants

Prosecute Rangers Who Sold Endangered Animals to Restaurants

Forest rangers sold nearly 50 endangered pangolins to local restaurants so their meat could be used in meals after they had been rescued from poachers. Demand these forest rangers receive full prosecution and criminal punishment for their inhumane actions.

Success: Commitment Made to Lower Veteran Suicide Rate

Success: Commitment Made to Lower Veteran Suicide Rate

A commitment to lowering veteran suicide rates and improving mental health programs has recently been made by the federal government. Applaud legislators and the ForceChange community for prioritizing the welfare of one of our country’s most vulnerable populations.

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