Dozens of public schools are in serious danger of being closed down and possibly being replaced by charter schools. Teachers are protesting the proposed closures and demanding infrastructural changes to solve this public education crisis. Demand that the state’s School Reform Office take action to save these schools.
Political activists and their families are being silenced through violence in Nicaragua. This violence is perpetrated by the government and its supporters. Sign the petition and demand that the violence be brought to an end so that civil and human rights can be restored to the nation.
Felony rioting charges against four journalists arrested on Inauguration Day have been dropped. The indictment of journalists would be in serious contradiction to the foundations of United States democracy. Express your appreciation that the American Constitution has been held.
Thirteen brave climate activists who blocked a runway at Heathrow Airport will not face jail time. This decision continues a long tradition of respect for peaceful environmental activism in the United Kingdom. Sign this petition applauding the judge for upholding this ideal.
ICE raids have detained an immigrant who arrived in America as a child and was protected as a ‘Dreamer.’ His detention could mean that more protected immigrants could be apprehended and deported. Sign this petition to demand that families not be torn apart and that Dreamers should remain in the country they have grown up in.
A toxic chemical known to cause thyroid diseases, high cholesterol and cancer is now used in manufacturing plants in China by an American company after the United States banned the dangerous chemical. Sign this petition to demand that this company end its use of this toxic chemical worldwide.
The Republican party has proposed a replacement for Obamacare, but it is completely inadequate. This new plan will revoke the benefits low-income families have been receiving. Sign this petition to demand that Republicans revise their Obamacare replacement plan immediately.
A group of teenage girls were reportedly beaten and detained by police because their jeans were torn. The officers allegedly hit the girls, pulled their hair and even threatened them with pepper spray as they forced them into a van. Please sign this petition to demand that the officers be fired and punished for allegedly abusing these harmless young girls.
Women detainees at a facility where they await deportation are reportedly subjected to sexual abuse, discrimination and multiple other human rights violations. Please sign this petition to demand that these alleged violations be stopped immediately and the staff severely punished if found guilty.
An NYPD officer is being accused of tasering a pregnant 17-year old woman outside of her own apartment. Demand that the cop in question be suspended for his dangerous actions by signing this petition.
CEO Andrew Puzder has withdrawn from consideration for the position of labor secretary. He opposed minimum wage increases and ran restaurants accused of wage theft and systemic sexual abuse. Applaud the end to his nomination.
There has been a rise in the harassment and bullying of minority youths since the election of Donald Trump, and it must be stopped at all costs. Such behavior is not what America should stand for or represent. Sign this petition to demand stronger laws against bullying.
The African pangolin is being smuggled throughout Africa and Asia and used for medicinal purposes. This animal is already endangered in Asia and may very well become endangered in Africa if this illegal trade is not brought to an end. Sign the petition to demand that one African nation ban the hunting of this animal.
Members from the band The Blue Lions allegedly filmed themselves decapitating an innocent goat. Men can be heard chanting in the video as they hold the poor animal down and gruesomely cut its head off. Sign this petition to demand that these people be punished for this disgusting act of animal cruelty.
A Shrine Club has decided to call off its annual circus due to increasing public condemnation of the use of animals for entertainment. Applaud this compassionate decision.
A dog’s mouth and paws were taped closed and he was hung from the ceiling in a video posted to social media. The perpetrator of this crime is still at-large and free to continue torturing his dog, if it is still alive. Demand officials mount an urgent search to find and prosecute this abuser before it is too late.
A rule protecting certain U.S. waterways from unregulated coal mine dumping is at serious risk of being overturned, leaving these streams, surrounding ecosystems and the rural communities who depend on them vulnerable to toxic contamination. Tell President Trump not to sign off on the repeal of this rule.
A very fragile desert environment could be subjected to the dangers of fracking, unless a proposed bill is passed prohibiting fracking in this precious ecosystem. Sign the petition to voice your support for this protective and proactive measure.
Trump’s Secretary of Labor nominee, who has a track record for being sexist, anti-choice and anti-labor, has withdrawn his nomination after much concern from citizens and from both Democrats and Republicans. Support this decision that is in line with the wants and needs of the country.
Horses are still subjected to slaughter for human consumption in the United States. Furthermore thousands of horses are shipped from the U.S. to other countries for consumption every year. Sign this petition to demand that a proposed bill is approved that bans the consumption of horse meat and the export of horses for consumption.
The refinement of dirty and environmentally harmful forms of oil could soon be restricted in the Bay Area due to a proposed new bill. This bill would put emissions caps on the oil refineries in the Bay Area, which would prevent any companies from refining tar sands oil or other, more harmful, substances. Sign this petition to ensure this bill is passed, and continue the fight against tar sands oil.
A massive coal plant will close its doors permanently at the end of its lease. Applaud the utility company for this decision, which sends a powerful message that coal in the U.S. is obsolete and must be phased out.
Too many dogs have been left to die in the heat, despite many warnings and laws telling owners to be wary of this. Sign our petition to demand stricter laws against such neglect, as well as stronger protection for animals in danger.
Drivers will not legally be allowed to strike, injure, or kill protesters in the streets, since the North Dakota House voted down a bill that would have allowed this. Commend this decision to defend human rights and the basic principles of the democracy, upon which our country was founded.
Two dogs were removed from a home after one jumped from a second-story balcony. The dogs were so malnourished that their bones showed through their skin. Demand justice for these innocent dogs.