The Mexican government is trying to destroy some fundamental legal protections for its citizens, imposing a setback to human rights in the country. A law reform proposed by the government is in contradiction with Mexico’s present denunciation of human rights violations and xenophobia by the U.S. Demand that Mexico immediately withdraws this legal reform and strengthens its human rights standards.
Two transgender women were reportedly attacked in an alleged hate crime. The suspect reportedly called them derogatory names before pushing one of the women to the ground and kicking her. Demand justice for these innocent women.
Content posted by some LGBTQ bloggers has been flagged as sensitive material by YouTube even though the videos contain no offensive depictions. Sign this petition to demand that these videos be made accessible when using the restrictive search feature.
Two frat boys recorded themselves doing a stupid beer stunt using a beached shark, much to the disgust of many. The shark’s fate and the true location of the incident have yet to be revealed. Sign this petition to demand the location be determined and the young men be held accountable for this shark’s exploitation.
A church in Alabama may be given the right to form its own police force in a blatant violation of the separation of church and state. Prevent the unconstitutional creation of a church police force.
Endangered gray wolves may lose their protections under the Endangered Species Act if California’s agricultural industry has its way. Sign this petition to help ensure that their recovery can continue.
The remains of a Shih Tzu mix was found along a roadside in Michigan after the animal was bound and beaten to death. Please sign this petition to urge officials to seek the maximum penalty for those responsible.
Dolphins are at risk of being kept in cruel captivity in a proposed new tourism attraction. Sign this petition to encourage the rejection of this proposal.
Over two million Americans suffer from drug addiction — overdose is the leading cause of accidental death in the United States, with over 50,000 deaths in 2015. The American Health Care Act would remove mandated coverage for substance abuse treatment. Sign the below petition calling on Congress to maintain support for substance abuse treatment.
House Republicans want to give your employer the right to force you to undergo health checks including genetic tests, and hand over the results. Workers who refuse could face harsh financial penalties. Sign this petition and demand your health records remain private from your employer.
A beloved hippopotamus was found brutally murdered at a zoo. Demand that the people responsible be identified and brought to justice.
The Guardian US was considering a move to a property owned by Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner. However, the paper listened to the concerns of its employees and the fears that such a close connection to the First Family would create conflicts when it comes to reporting the truth. Sign the petition and thank the paper for not moving to the Kushner property.
Pet owners could soon be banned from using chains, which can cause cuts and lesions on dogs’ necks, to tether their animals. Support this new initiative.
A mother with a baby was reportedly beaten and detained by multiple police officers when she refused to hand over a bribe at a checkpoint. It seems the policemen have no regard for the lives of women and children. Please sign this petition demanding that the officer be fired, if guilty.
Consumers are being overcharged by alternative utility suppliers that use predatory and deceptive business practices to rope in new customers. Sign this petition calling on Congress to protect consumers from exorbitant rate increases.
Seven pit bull puppies and four adult dogs were reportedly abused and neglected by their unlicensed breeder. The puppies were reportedly kept in unsanitary conditions and the adult dogs were malnourished and abused. Demand justice for these innocent dogs.
Animals are having toxic chemicals injected into their bloodstreams and are being forced to inhale hazardous fumes as part of testing for household products. Demand an end to this barbaric practice.
Even though a dog had to be put to sleep because it was allegedly so neglected that it ate its own tail, its owners will be eligible to own pets again in five years. Tell lawmakers that people who commit such disgusting animal abuse crimes should not be allowed to ever own pets again.
The American Health Care Act is projected to increase the number of uninsured people by 14 million in its first year. A growing bipartisan group of policymakers are calling for this deeply flawed bill to be rejected by Congress. Please join them by signing this petition.
Over 70 billion pounds of food waste are produced each year in the United States. Reducing food waste would lower greenhouse gas emissions, fight food insecurity and yield economic benefits. Sign the petition below to urge the Trump Administration recommit to the USDA’s promise of reducing food waste.
Donald Trump wants to slash funding for vital programs that protect our world from climate change. If approved, these cuts would hold back scientific research and mitigation efforts aimed at reducing the impact of climate change. Sign the below petition urging Congress to reject these proposed cuts to climate science.
Whistleblowers and undercover investigators could soon be prosecuted in Arkansas for revealing instances of abuse on factory farms or other businesses. Sign this petition to urge Governor Hutchinson to stop this unconstitutional bill which would punish citizens for simply doing the right thing.
A dog died after he was allegedly neglected at a boarding facility. The dog was reportedly kept in a small cage for up to 30 hours without supervision. Demand justice for this innocent dog.
The Hershey Company has taken a firm stance against deforestation. Thank the chocolate company for its efforts to protect the environment.
Trump’s excursions to Mar-a-Lago will cost taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars in only four years. However, instead of cutting back on his weekend getaways, Trump would rather cut the arts and cancer research. Sign the petition and demand that these travels be brought to an end.