Petitions:

Protect Native Territory From Destructive Fracking

Native peoples’ lives, land, and culture are being threatened by a proposal to expand fracking. This practice would destroy sacred artifacts and exacerbate the public health risk for communities who already suffer disproportionately high rates of Covid-19. Demand the Bureau of Land Management halt their plan to expand fracking in order to protect the health and well-being of native people and their lands.

Stop Breeding Cats With Painful Genetic Mutation

Scottish Fold cats are bred with crippling genetic disorders that can cause arthritis and kidney disease. Stop making cats suffer just to produce attractive breeds.

Small Dogs Allegedly Locked Inside Scorching Hot Car Deserve Justice

Two dogs were reportedly left inside a hot car for over 30 minutes, while their owner was leisurely shopping. Demand the woman accused of this crime be punished, and that her dogs be rescued from possible further harm.

Old Dog Allegedly Left to Die With Mouth Taped Shut Deserves Justice

A dog’s mouth was allegedly taped shut. The animal was then reportedly disposed of like trash and left to die. Demand that whoever did this be charged to the fullest extent of the law so that other dogs will be less likely to suffer the same fate.

Don’t Allow Trump Administration to Silence Journalists

President Donald Trump’s State Department silenced a journalist during a conference call that was supposed to be about the importance of the free press. Don’t let the administration’s blatant hypocrisy go by without calling out their corruption. Demand that they take their responsibility to the press and the people seriously.

Don’t Put Kids at Risk of Contracting Crippling Polio Virus

Polio cases are on the rise in Pakistan due to a halt in production of vaccines. This delay could turn this looming disease into a full-blown epidemic, putting children and infants at an especially high risk of death. Urge investment and immediate action in the fight against one of the world’s most impactful illnesses.

Don’t Allow Solar Energy to Be Undermined By Crooked Lobbyists

Solar energy could soon become unaffordable for ordinary citizens with the removal of cost incentives. A group which works to protect the profits of fossil fuel energy producers has petitioned for an end to net metering, a practice that offsets the cost of installing and maintaining the panels. Demand that solar energy be protected for the benefit of the environment.

Pardon Journalist Wrongfully Convicted to Silence the Press

The editor of a major Philippine news organization has been wrongfully convicted of libel in an effort to destroy the free press. She faces between six months and six years of imprisonment for simply doing her job. Demand that this editor be pardoned immediately to undo the damage to basic liberties.

Release Mexican Labor Lawyer From Imprisonment

A labor lawyer known for her fight for workers’ rights has been arrested by Mexican authorities. Demand her immediate release.

Possum Reportedly Killed in Brutal Snapchat Video Deserves Justice

A possum was reportedly tortured and shot in the head in a shocking Snapchat video. The suspects spoke of a “powerful rifle” and allegedly expressed intent to kill as they held the helpless animal up by the tail. Demand justice for this innocent possum.

Release Human Rights Lawyer from Chinese Prison

A human rights lawyer has been arbitrarily detained for years and denied legal counsel. Demand his release and that he be granted a fair and equitable trial under the law.

Protect the Floppy-Nosed Antelope from Extinction

The floppy-nosed antelope has seen one of the highest upticks in its population ever, but it is still on the brink of extinction. Ask that the government and conservation groups continue in their protection efforts. This is not the end, it is only the beginning for the species.

Stop Clogging the Oceans With Plastic That Never Breaks Down

Plastic bottles from soft drinks kill scores of marine life and pollute oceans and environments around the world. Plant-based plastics could provide the safe-alternative to fossil fuel plastic pollutants. Encourage investment in this essential eco-endeavor.

Lock Down Arizona to Stop Rapid Spread of COVID-19

New COVID-19 cases are spiking dramatically in Arizona, putting the population at serious risk. Something must be done to stop the spread of the virus before it’s too late. Demand that the Governor of Arizona lockdown the state and save countless lives.

Success: Facebook Removes Hateful Content Displayed by the Trump Campaign

Facebook recently removed a Trump campaign advertisement that displayed a symbol used by the Nazis. The symbol, a red triangle, was used to identify political prisoners and communists during WWII. Applaud Facebook for removing Trump’s harmful and alarming use of a Nazi symbol for political gain.

Forgive All Hospital Bills Linked to COVID-19 Pandemic

Americans are going bankrupt trying to deal with medical costs because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The government mishandled the response to this virus, and Americans should not be stuck with the bill. Demand that COVID-19 medical bills be forgiven.

Charge Man Accused of Viciously Beating Dog With Felony

A man accused of viciously beating an innocent dog has only been charged with a misdemeanor, despite animal abuse being a felony in Alabama. The dog is lucky to be alive after what he has been through. See that the man accused of this brutality is properly charged and punished for his seemingly cruel behavior towards this poor dog.

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Justice for Mentally Ill Man With Medical Condition Who Died in Police Custody

Phillip Garcia died in police custody after being hospitalized for a severe mental crisis and a potentially fatal medical condition. Video footage appears to show Garcia being tied up for several hours with no medical or psychiatric care while officers use excessive force to restrain and move him. Demand that the officers involved be fired and charged.

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Success: Supreme Court Stops Trump From Deporting “Dreamers”

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that Trump’s administration cannot deport young immigrants who are protected by the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. This is a huge victory for immigrant rights group and activists who have fought Trump’s racist attacks on undocumented families. Commend the Supreme Court for this historic decision.

Don’t “Surprise” Patients With Bankruptcy-Inducing Bills

Surprise medical bills are taking millions of dollars from hard-working Americans at a time when they need it most. These corrosive fines penalize people for unexpected health emergencies that cause them to receive care from out-of-network providers. Demand an end to this profit-driven practice that costs patients millions.

United Nations: Investigate Police Killings of Black People in the United States

Philonese Floyd, the brother of George Floyd, has called for an investigation into racism, police brutality and police killings of unarmed black people in the United States. He appealed to the United Nations in an emotional message about his brother’s tragic and unjust death at the knee of a police officer. Demand the U.N. open this investigation for the sake of black people across the nation.

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End Loophole That Allowed “Charleston 9” Mass Murderer to Purchase Gun

Five years after the senseless shooting of the “Charleston 9,” the loophole that allowed the shooter to purchase a gun in spite of his criminal record still exists. That’s because Senator Mitch McConnell refuses to vote on extending the waiting period for gun purchases to ten days, allowing for thorough background checks. Demand that McConnell pass this urgent legislation before the “Charleston loophole” results in further tragedies.

Impeach President Trump Again for Election Meddling and Human Rights Violations

President Donald Trump has once again been credibly accused of asking a foreign power for help in winning a presidential election, as well as encouraging the construction of concentration camps in China. Adding these alleged criminal acts to his mishandling of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is clearly time to impeach President Trump once again and hold him accountable for his disgrace.

Don’t Intimidate Voters With National Guard Troops

The National Guard will be stationed at Louisville’s only voting station, risking increased voter intimidation in a city with fresh memories of police violence and military overreach. Demand that these troops be replaced with civilian volunteers to soothe relations with voters.

Don’t Let Alleged Killer and Torturer Lead Peace Talks

The new leader of Afghanistan’s military and its peace talks is an alleged murderer who reportedly orchestrates torture and sexual assaults. This appointment came about through American intervention. Urge U.S. leadership to stop endorsing horrific human rights violations.

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