Petitions:

Stop Obstruction of Trump-Russia Investigation With Independent Prosecutor

Stop Obstruction of Trump-Russia Investigation With Independent Prosecutor

Trump has obstructed an investigation into his campaign’s ties with Russia by firing acting-Attorney General Sally Yates and FBI Director James Comey. Sign this petition to appoint an independent prosecutor to conduct an impartial, unbiased inquiry. The American people deserve the truth.

Fight for International Ban on Captive Orca Breeding

Fight for International Ban on Captive Orca Breeding

Captive orca and dolphin breeding is now banned in France. Sign this petition and praise France for making this groundbreaking decision to help and protect animals trapped within the entertainment industry and encourage other countries to do the same.

Don’t Bring Back Fox Hunting

Don’t Bring Back Fox Hunting

The Prime Minister of Britain has said she supports lifting the current ban on fox hunting. This cruel sport involves using riders and hounds to relentlessly chase down foxes and then subject them to a slow and torturous death. Urge Prime Minister May to side in favor of animal welfare and not allow this barbaric practice to return.

Stop Skirting Environmental Regulations by Exporting Garbage

Stop Skirting Environmental Regulations by Exporting Garbage

The United States creates over 250 million tons of garbage each year. Almost 40 million tons is exported to countries with relaxed environmental regulations. This leads to waterway contamination, toxic exposure and state-sized floating garbage patches. Sign the petition calling for an end to garbage exportation from the United States.

Stop Trump’s Ignorant Attack on Puerto Rican Taxpayers

Stop Trump’s Ignorant Attack on Puerto Rican Taxpayers

President Trump has made comments deriding Democrats for trying to help Puerto Rico pay for its Medicaid system, implying that it was a waste of taxpayer money on foreigners. In fact, Puerto Rico is a territory of the U.S. and Puerto Ricans pay taxes just like anyone else living in the U.S. Sign this petition to remind President Trump that he is the president of all Americans, including Puerto Ricans, and must use his power to serve them, not exclude them from crucial aid in a time of need.

Deceased Student Deserves Recognition at Graduation

Deceased Student Deserves Recognition at Graduation

A North Carolina high school is refusing to acknowledge a deceased student as having been part of the graduating class, claiming that a memorial to someone who died will spoil the ceremony. Their insistence that a happy, celebratory party-like feeling should come before the feelings of those who knew and loved the student is insulting. Sign this petition to demand this school acknowledge the deceased properly.

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Praise Ban on Barbaric Ritual Animal Slaughter

Halal and kosher slaughter, which involves cutting the throats of conscious animals and leaving them to bleed out, has been banned in the Belgian region of Walloon. Praise this move, which will save countless animals from torturous deaths.

Cancel Plans to Kill Dogs in Cruel Experiments

Cancel Plans to Kill Dogs in Cruel Experiments

Over a dozen dogs will soon be injected with drugs and killed as part of an experiment that was kept under wraps until lawmakers recently exposed it. Demand that the tests are cancelled and that more transparency about animal testing is introduced.

Demand Republicans Listen to Citizens’ Opinions on Health Care

Demand Republicans Listen to Citizens’ Opinions on Health Care

House Republicans are hiding from their constituents after passing an unpopular bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, with notably few legislators holding town halls to give constituents any opportunity to voice their concerns and fears. Demand that House Republicans schedule open town halls.

End Suicides and Murders Caused by Gun Violence

End Suicides and Murders Caused by Gun Violence

Family members may soon be allowed to legally take firearms away from individuals they fear may hurt themselves or someone else due to a new law aimed at reducing suicides and murders related to gun violence. Ask the state’s House of Representatives to pass the legislation and save lives.

Allow Meaningful Public Input on Environmental Issues

Allow Meaningful Public Input on Environmental Issues

The new administration overseeing the EPA has been reducing opportunities for the public to comment on important safeguards for clean air and drinking water. They made it far more difficult for ordinary people to weigh in on regulations that protect their health and the environment, while making it easier for lobbyists and polluters to complain. Sign this petition to tell EPA leaders not to shut out the citizens their agency is sworn to protect.

Do Not Welcome Philippine Leader Duterte To The White House

Do Not Welcome Philippine Leader Duterte To The White House

Donald Trump has invited Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte to the White House despite Duterte’s human rights controversy. Add your name to demand this visit not take place.

Demand Melha Shrine Circus Go Animal Free Again

Demand Melha Shrine Circus Go Animal Free Again

The Melha Shrine Circus is adding animals back to their show after removing them during 2016. Sign this petition to demand that the Melha Shrine Circus keep animals out of their show and acknowledge that the safety of animals is more important than making a profit.

Save Animal Fighting Victims From Convicted Abuser

Save Animal Fighting Victims From Convicted Abuser

A man with a prior conviction of animal cruelty was charged yet again when officers found 13 pit bulls, who had injuries consistent with forced animal fighting, in his home. He was also convicted of illegal possession of animals. Sign this petition to demand that this man receive the maximum punishment and a lifetime ban from owning animals.

Justice for Puppy Allegedly Stomped on and Thrown

Justice for Puppy Allegedly Stomped on and Thrown

A young puppy was reportedly stomped on and thrown around in a gruesome act of cruelty. The puppy suffered multiple fractures to his hind legs and hips and will require surgery. Demand justice for this innocent puppy.

Demand Climate Change Promises are Fulfilled

Demand Climate Change Promises are Fulfilled

The new French president-elect Emmanuel Macron pledged during his campaign to advocate strongly for the environment to combat Trumpism, even inviting American scientists to come to France to continue their climate research. Now that Macron has won, sign this petition to tell the president-elect that these campaign promises must be fulfilled.

Stop Trump’s Attack on Science

Stop Trump’s Attack on Science

Donald Trump has dismissed scientific experts from government roles and has disbanded hundreds of scientific advisory panels. Sign the petition and tell Trump that science cannot be silenced or ignored and that he should reappoint those he has dismissed.

Success: United Airlines Compensates and Apologizes to Passenger Dragged Off Flight

Success: United Airlines Compensates and Apologizes to Passenger Dragged Off Flight

A passenger was forcibly and violently dragged off a United Airlines flight, sparking public backlash. The company has finally accepted full responsibility for what occurred and has promised to make the necessary changes. Sign this petition to thank United Airlines for stepping up.

Allow Government Advisory Boards to Resume Work

Allow Government Advisory Boards to Resume Work

Over 200 government advisory boards–one third of which are science-based–have been forced to freeze their work and meetings. Demand that these vital advisory operations be unfrozen.

President Trump: Don’t Withdraw from Paris Climate Agreement

President Trump: Don’t Withdraw from Paris Climate Agreement

The Trump Administration has signaled that it may withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement. This would imperil efforts to keep global warming below 1.5 Celsius, hurt the economy and cede climate leadership to China and the European Union. Sign the below petition urging President Trump to reassert our commitment to the Paris Climate pact.

Reverse Ban On Sanctuary Cities in Texas

Reverse Ban On Sanctuary Cities in Texas

The governor of Texas has recently signed and authorized a ban on sanctuary cities for immigrants, despite objections from the police who are now required and encouraged to detain and harass all immigrants for their papers. Sign this petition to demand a reversal on this unnecessary ban.

Don’t Worsen America’s Deadly Opioid Crisis

Don’t Worsen America’s Deadly Opioid Crisis

Tens of thousands of American lives are lost to drug abuse every year, yet the Trump administration wishes to slash funding for the federal office best equipped to deal with this national crisis. Sign this petition to demand no cuts be made to ensure that our nation can adequately respond to this growing threat to national health.

Praise Festival for Canceling Cruel Shark Show

Praise Festival for Canceling Cruel Shark Show

A fair decided to cancel its plans with an “educational” shark show after learning about the hardships these animals face. The show carts around nurse sharks from city to city and allows the public to poke and prod the gentle creatures. Sign this petition and praise the fair for no longer allowing this cruel show to attend.

Stop Trump From Allowing Deadly Pesticide Produced by Major Donor

Stop Trump From Allowing Deadly Pesticide Produced by Major Donor

The Trump Administration is considering a request from Dow Chemical to ignore scientific research on the impact of commonly used pesticides. Peer-reviewed studies found these chemicals posed a serious threat to over 1,700 plant and animal species. Sign the petition demanding the government side with public safety in rejecting this proposal and banning harmful pesticides.

Success: Cars Stopped From Spewing Exhaust Clouds

Success: Cars Stopped From Spewing Exhaust Clouds

The unnecessary modification of diesel trucks and cars to emit massive amounts of harmful exhaust, also known as “rolling coal,” has been outlawed by the Colorado state legislature. Sign this petition to thank the representative who introduced this bill, which will protect the environment as well as public health and safety.

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