A horse was reportedly beaten for no longer being able to haul two men and a wagon full of watermelon. Demand that the man accused of this crime be given a harsh legal sentence if he is found guilty of this inexcusable act.
Roughly 350 acres of forestland may be destroyed to make room for a proposed solar power farm. Sign the petition to urge the energy company behind the project to find an alternative, more sustainable way of providing solar energy.
A puppy was rushed to a vet after allegedly being thrown over a wall. When he arrived, staff realized he was severely malnourished and covered in what appeared to be cigarette burns. Demand justice for this innocent puppy.
Police officers are using an invasive and unethical tracking system that monitors citizens’ locations and allegedly prevents callers from reaching 911. Demand an end to this pervasive invasion of privacy and free speech rights.
A transgender sex worker was found mutilated and burned alive. She is the second LGBT person to be killed in the known homophobic area. Demand justice for this innocent woman.
Two schools were forced to give their students bottled water because the drinking fountains were found to have high levels of lead in them. Demand that someone is held accountable.
A traveling shark exhibit subjects its sharks to the stress of travel, noisy crowds, and being poked and prodded by a diver. Urge county fairs to cancel this exhibit until the sharks’ treatment has been improved significantly.
A little girl was handcuffed and left under some stairs at her school for an hour because another child said she stole a single piece of candy, according to a lawsuit. Demand that the school district pays for the trauma endured by the six-year-old.
Croatia’s Plitvice Lakes National Park is in danger of losing its UNESCO World Heritage Status due to construction and over-visitation. Sign the petition to urge the Croatian government to take action to protect this rare and wonderful site.
Over a year after EPA workers accidentally released toxic wastewater into the Animas River, many affected farmers have yet to be reimbursed. We demand that they be compensated for their losses at once.
A Michigan county fair decided to use live hermit crabs as prizes this year despite opposition from a leading animal rights organization. Hermit crabs sold as pets or given away as prizes are often subjected to short, miserable lives of neglect. Demand that this fair never use any live animals as prizes again at future fairs.
A woman who left her dog outside to die will receive no jail time and a small fine. Denounce this lax punishment, which sends the message that pets’ lives are expendable for the sake of convenience.
On-call scheduling leads to an unpredictable work-life balance and an unpredictable paycheck for millions of workers. Sign the petition to urge the federal government to launch an investigation into this controversial practice so that it may come to an end.
A county fair recently gave away live hermit crabs as prizes. Hermit crabs are a unique, social species that can live up to 40 years old in the wild, but only a few years in captivity. Tell the fair to stop using live animals as prizes.
Three hundred thousand children live below the poverty line and endure a daily struggle to survive. Demand that these impoverished children receive immediate assistance.
An indigenous rights activist imprisoned based on allegedly fabricated evidence has been released. Applaud the decision to finally release him and urge authorities to protect the rights of activists rather than persecuting them.
A kitten was reportedly found starved, anemic, and deathly sick after being abandoned in a graveyard with a sibling who didn’t survive. The surviving kitten required emergency treatment and must be hand-fed. Demand that these kittens be given the justice they deserve.
A county fair is planning on hosting a traveling shark show that forces nurse sharks into small tanks and stressful situations. Sharks are not protected under the Animal Welfare Act, which means our help is even more crucial for the well-being of these animals. Sign this petition and demand that the fair cancel its plans with the shark show.
A man reportedly baited and then speared a black bear, killing it on camera and bragging about it. This innocent animal was baited and killed for no other reason than for an ego boost. Demand that this man face serious repercussions for this savage act.
A family dog suffered serious burns after he was doused with chemicals. This is reportedly the second chemical attack on a dog in this area. Demand that justice is served for this innocent dog.
SeaWorld is continuing to breed beluga whales and dolphins despite its decision to end orca breeding earlier this year, much to these animals’ detriment. Urge the aquatic park to end these breeding programs and to build a seaside sanctuary for their captive marine mammals.
Billy the Elephant has been isolated in the L.A. Zoo for over 25 years and is showing signs of severe stress and depression. Billy doesn’t get to interact with any other elephants and is trapped in a small enclosure. Demand that Billy be moved to a bigger sanctuary where he is allowed to roam free with other elephants.
Jeffrey Wood is scheduled to be executed for the murder of a store clerk during an armed robbery. While he was involved in the robbery, it was found that he never set foot in the store, but rather waited in a car outside. Demand his death sentence be commuted.
Dr. Jill Stein is being denied media coverage in spite of her being a viable alternative to the current presidential nominees. Demand that the media stop excluding third party candidates from the national conversation by hosting a CNN debate between Dr. Stein and Hillary Clinton.
Despite ending its orca breeding program, SeaWorld continues to breed beluga whales and dolphins. Beluga whales and dolphins are highly intelligent and social animals who suffer physically and mentally when trapped in captivity. Sign this petition to demand SeaWorld put an end to all of its breeding programs.