Dangerous x-ray procedures could be used on child refugees as an imprecise way to “determine their age,” if a British politician gets his way. It is wrong and manipulative to use people’s fear of terrorists to obstruct young refugees from seeking asylum. Ask this member of parliament to retract and apologize for his request.
Horrific working conditions and maltreatment of workers have been reported in the warehouse of a popular fashion retailer. Demand that action be taken and the retailer’s hardworking employees be treated with the respect and decency they deserve.
Two kittens were being used as bait in pit bull fights. The kittens, named Will and Grace, had their legs bound so they couldn’t defend themselves or escape. One kitten had to be euthanized because of the severity of her injuries. Demand that the sadistic people responsible for this abuse be found and severely punished.
One dog was found dead and another seriously injured in their caretaker’s backyard. The caretaker reportedly neglected to seek medical attention for either dog and denied knowledge of their condition. Demand justice for these innocent dogs.
Over 100 dead or dying animals were recently discovered at a home by authorities in Ohio. Demand that the person responsible for this massive display of animal cruelty be punished to the full extent of the law.
Six horses and two mules were found emaciated and near death on property too small to accommodate them. Their owners reportedly kept them on land that contained no food and only filthy water to drink. Demand justice for these innocent animals.
A veterinarian accused of shooting a cat through the head with a bow and arrow, killing it, has had her veterinary license suspended for one year. Applaud the licensing board for treating this cruelty seriously.
A bookseller was reportedly abducted by the Chinese government and may have been forced to confess to a crime he did not commit. As a citizen of Sweden, he needs his country to fight for his human rights, but the Scandinavian nation has been lax in its appeals. Demand that Sweden bring this case to the European Parliament and fight harder for the release of this man.
An environmental activist who worked to prevent illegal logging and other environmentally exploitative practices was recently shot and killed by two gunmen. Demand that the perpetrators of this crime are brought to justice and that the government work to protect the vulnerable Amazon rainforest.
An op-ed published in the New York Times was supposed to present both sides of the debate over trans people being able to use the restroom or locker room for the gender they identify with, but instead perpetuated dangerous myths against trans people. Demand the writer apologize for these falsehoods and correct them.
Leonardo DiCaprio allegedly received embezzled funds for his foundation and his movie, The Wolf of Wall Street. The money is reported to have come from a fund meant to fight deforestation and benefit the people of Malaysia. DiCaprio has made a reputation for himself as a leader in climate change awareness, but this corruption could negate all his work. Demand that he step down from his role as UN Messenger of Peace.
An unequal system is being used to determine sentencing, bail, and parole in Wisconsin. This system gives longer sentences to people based on how risky they are according to their histories and may place blacks at a higher risk than whites with the same history. Put an end to this system and help make the justice system more fair.
A woman was reportedly let go from a job she loved when her bosses discovered she was recovering from breast cancer. Sign this petition to demand she be given an apology and appropriate compensation for her discriminatory termination.
Apple has created a new program for recycling old iPhones and other products, complete with a robot named Liam. But don’t let the robot fool you into believing that the company has actually taken sustainability to heart – they are actually more concerned with protecting their trade secrets. Tell Apple to do better.
Over 500 unaccompanied child refugees living in a camp slated for demolition are being ignored by the UK government, leaving them vulnerable to trafficking and abuse. Demand that the government considers their cases.
More than thirty dogs were reportedly being kept in horrific conditions, leaving many sick and one that had to be euthanized. A dozen of those poor dogs are now wandering the streets, abandoned. Demand that these innocent animals be given justice.
A puppy mill in New York City has reportedly sold dangerously sick dogs to customers who were not aware of this fact until they brought the dogs home. Sign this petition to demand this store be shut down.
A company that profits off of having prisoners in jail recently donated $80,000 to a campaign opposing the legalization of marijuana in Arizona. Sign our petition to protest this company’s actions.
CoverGirl has chosen a male to represent the company in a role that has always been held by a woman. The new marketing campaign will open the eyes of the mainstream and show that makeup is an art form for people of all genders. Thank CoverGirl for going against gender norms and standing up for nontraditional identities.
Following the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, rescuers went to the affected areas to help people stuck in the floods. However, rescuers have gone above and beyond to not only help people, but the countless dogs left behind. Sign this petition and thank rescuers for helping all those who needed aid.
Airlines are looking to restrict the type of animals that can be classified as service animals on planes to reduce costs. Sign this petition to protect people who need service animals from unnecessary regulations.
Men’s public restrooms will now be required to have baby changing stations. This will benefit many families and counteract the gender bias in child care. Support equal rights for all parents and children.
A Missouri fraternity is accused of supplying its members with pills so that they could render women unconscious and sexually assault them. Demand that these alleged crimes be investigated and, if necessary, punished to the fullest extent of the law.
Nearly 500 bears were murdered in less than a week during New Jersey’s bow-and-arrow hunt. Demand that this deadly and cruel hunt be brought to an end.
Gunmen claiming to represent a paramilitary organization are allegedly occupying a community, beating farmers, burning crops, and threatening to murder people as an example to the rest of the community. Local security forces have reportedly refused requests to help the community. Demand protection for the community and punishment for state security personnel refusing to do their duty.