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Praise Rescue of 33 Abused Big Cats From Circuses

Praise Rescue of 33 Abused Big Cats From Circuses

Thirty-three lions were recently rescued from cruel circuses in Peru and Colombia. The animals will spend the rest of their lives in a private sanctuary. Thank Animal Defenders International for its incredible efforts.

Applaud Protection of Marriage Equality in Colombia

Applaud Protection of Marriage Equality in Colombia

Same-sex marriage has been ruled constitutional in Colombia in an important step forward for human rights. Help us applaud the Colombian Constitutional Court for upholding equal rights for same-sex couples.

Let Lesbian Teens Become Prom “Royal Couple”

Let Lesbian Teens Become Prom “Royal Couple”

Two girls in a same-sex relationship are being refused their rightful title as the prom royal couple because the principal thinks this would be discriminatory against boys. Leaving LGBT+ students out of a classic prom tradition is what’s discriminatory. Demand that these girls are allowed to be the school’s prom queens.

Support Anti-Government Protesters Against Autocratic Opression

Support Anti-Government Protesters Against Autocratic Opression

Anti-government protesters are being intimidated and arrested under the autocratic rule of President Nursultan Nazarbayev. Urge President Nazarbayev to respect the right of citizens in Kazakhstan to speak out against their government.

Let Domestic Violence Survivors Divorce Their Abusers

Let Domestic Violence Survivors Divorce Their Abusers

Domestic violence is not currently an acceptable grounds for divorce in Mississippi, although there are efforts to change this. Sign the petition and support a bill that would grant divorces to victims of domestic violence.

Protect Critically Endangered Himalayan Woolly Wolf

Protect Critically Endangered Himalayan Woolly Wolf

The Himalayan woolly wolf is facing extinction in Nepal. Local ranchers are killing the wolf, which they see as a threat to their livestock. We must protect this rare and exotic species before it is gone forever.

Success: Endangered Kakapo Parrot Sees Population Boom

Success: Endangered Kakapo Parrot Sees Population Boom

The endangered Kakapo parrot’s numbers have increased 30 percent this year under the supervision of the New Zealand Department of Conservation. Applaud this increase in the Kakapo population as a win for animal conservation.

Success: San Francisco to Supply Residents With Renewable Energy

Success: San Francisco to Supply Residents With Renewable Energy

San Francisco is launching a program that will reduce residents’ personal carbon footprint and will reduce the city’s greenhouse gas emissions by providing renewable energy options. Praise this move toward making the city greener.

Repeal Latest Transphobic “Bathroom Bill”

Repeal Latest Transphobic “Bathroom Bill”

Transgender rights are under attack from another bigoted “bathroom bill,” this time in Alabama. Stop punishing trans people for using bathrooms that correspond with their gender identity.

Demand Justice for Family of Man Who Died in Police Custody

Demand Justice for Family of Man Who Died in Police Custody

Allegations of police negligence have been made following the release of a police department’s internal investigation into a fatal aneurysm suffered by 57-year old Jerry Bradley while in custody. Urge the district attorney to investigate not only the medical facts of Bradley’s death, but also the allegations of negligence.

Support Doctor’s Effort to Eliminate Female Genital Mutilation

Support Doctor’s Effort to Eliminate Female Genital Mutilation

A doctor in Cairo wants to stamp out female genital mutilation. This procedure is illegal in Egypt but still commonly practiced. Sign the petition and encourage the government to support her in her efforts.

Suffocating Smuggled Monkeys Deserve Justice

Suffocating Smuggled Monkeys Deserve Justice

Many monkeys that were stuffed into bags and suffocating to death were recently rescued from a smuggler’s vehicle. Demand officials do everything they can to find and apprehend all individuals who are thought to be behind this disgusting crime.

Demand Breeding Facility Retire Chimpanzees

Demand Breeding Facility Retire Chimpanzees

A former breeding facility allegedly holds 17 chimpanzees that are kept in small, dirty cages and are neglected. Sign this petition and demand these chimpanzees are released to an accredited sanctuary where they can happily live out the rest of their days.

Success: LGBT Rights Protest Location Recognized as Historic Site

Success: LGBT Rights Protest Location Recognized as Historic Site

The site of an important gay rights protest has been added to the National Register of Historic Places. Its addition affirms the significance of our nation’s LGBT history. Thank the National Register of Historic Places and its chief, Paul Loether, for their decision to recognize the site.

Re-Hire Teacher Allegedly Fired for Saying ‘Vagina’ in Class

Re-Hire Teacher Allegedly Fired for Saying ‘Vagina’ in Class

A substitute teacher was terminated from her position teaching art in a middle school allegedly because she used the word “vagina” in a lecture about Georgia O’Keeffe. Her termination was justified by a policy that is inapplicable. Sign the petition and demand this teacher be reinstated.

Don’t Allow Therapists to Refuse Patients Based on Personal Beliefs

Don’t Allow Therapists to Refuse Patients Based on Personal Beliefs

A law defies medical ethics by offering therapists the opportunity to turn away patients based on the therapist’s personal beliefs. Sign the petition to demand that this abominable law is overturned immediately.

Free Suffering Chimpanzees From Former Breeding Facility

Free Suffering Chimpanzees From Former Breeding Facility

More than a dozen chimps are confined to cramped, filthy cages at a former breeding facility. Many of them were exploited as juveniles for human entertainment. Demand that they are retired to a reputable sanctuary immediately.

Denounce Ruling That Claims Anti-Gay Slur is “Not Homophobic”

Denounce Ruling That Claims Anti-Gay Slur is “Not Homophobic”

A French tribunal recently ruled that an employer calling his fired employee an anti-gay slur did not constitute an act of homophobia. Sign the petition and urge that the ruling be overturned in the appeals process.

End Rampant Tiger Poaching

End Rampant Tiger Poaching

More tigers have been killed in India in the first four months of 2016 than in the entirety of 2015. Urge the Indian government to intervene and save these precious animals.

Heartless Person Who Robbed Animal Shelter Must be Caught

Heartless Person Who Robbed Animal Shelter Must be Caught

Someone broke into and robbed an animal shelter. The money and property stolen from the shelter were used to save the lives of innocent animals. The sick individual who committed this crime must be caught and prosecuted.

Stop Vegan Restaurant Owner From Using Profits to Slaughter Animals

Stop Vegan Restaurant Owner From Using Profits to Slaughter Animals

A vegan restaurant owner has revealed that he used profits to slaughter and eat animals raised on his farm. Demand that he stop using vegan restaurant profits to fund his non-vegan lifestyle.

Help Life-Saving Animal Shelter Facing Imminent Closure

Help Life-Saving Animal Shelter Facing Imminent Closure

A life-saving animal shelter is being evicted and requires urgent help to find a new home for the thousands of animals it cares for. Demand that this shelter is given a plot of land and assistance with relocation costs so that vulnerable animals are not left without care.

Punish Man Accused of Violently Attacking Endangered Pregnant Seal

Punish Man Accused of Violently Attacking Endangered Pregnant Seal

A man allegedly violently attacked a monk seal, chasing her into the ocean. The seal is pregnant and highly valued due to her endangered status. Demand the harshest penalty for this troubling assault.

Success: Mexican Gray Wolves to be Saved from Extinction

Success: Mexican Gray Wolves to be Saved from Extinction

The Mexican gray wolf will now be saved from extinction, thanks to a lawsuit requiring the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to develop a plan. Applaud this win for animal conservation.

Protect University’s Right To Promote Gender-Neutral Pronouns

Protect University’s Right To Promote Gender-Neutral Pronouns

A university could be banned from teaching gender-neutral pronouns if Tennessee state lawmakers get their way. Sign this petition to protect diversity and free speech in higher education.

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