The New York City Council could ban fracking byproducts in city limits. The bill will amend legislation in New York to ban the use, sale, distribution and disposal of any and all fracking waste in the city. Applaud the introduction of this bill to protect the health and environment from this dangerous practice.
India Beaty was shot and killed by police while in possession of a fake gun after making a “threatening motion.” It is unacceptable that trained officers’ only solution to a high intensity situation is murder. Demand these officers be punished for their actions and precautions are taken so this does not happen again.
A lion that escaped from one of South Africa’s national parks may be killed. Sylvester the lion should not be punished for acting like a wild animal. Sign this petition and demand his life is spared.
The Fraternal Order of Police has hired an officer currently charged with first-degree murder in connection with the fatal shooting of a black teenager. Demand that this alleged murderer be let go immediately.
A man died after an altercation with U.S. border patrol in which he was allegedly beaten and tased. Years later, in a last-ditch search for justice, his family has filed a complaint with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. Urge the commission to take on this case and bring justice to this man’s family.
A recent report has revealed that high toxicity levels in the Anacostia River are detrimental to the flora and fauna that rely on it. Demand a massive cleanup and restoration plan for the river.
A police officer has been arrested multiple times on charges related to drunk driving, yet she’s been allowed to remain on the force. Demand that she be compelled to seek treatment and fired if she doesn’t comply.
The minimum wage in New York could rise dramatically if a new measure is enacted. Urge the governor to support this measure and help provide the people of New York with a fair living wage.
An endangered sea turtle was reportedly tied to a car and dragged down the road, then was brutally cut up and killed for nothing more than sick personal pleasure. Demand that authorities take action immediately to find and prosecute these people to the fullest extent.
A 15-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by a man then pepper-sprayed by another person at a Donald Trump rally, according to reports. These violent individuals cannot get away with this crime. Urge authorities to charge these people to the full extent of the law.
There are multiple, massive facilities importing, holding and breeding monkeys in unsafe conditions. The monkeys are severely neglected and the facilities are the perfect breeding grounds for the Zika virus. It is unsafe to continue running these facilities. Sign this petition and demand they be shut down.
Migrant workers are being exploited and abused while working on the new FIFA stadium. They are forced to live in squalor, go months without payment, and receive threats if they complain. Take a stand for migrant workers.
A French minister made comments comparing Muslim women who wear headscarves to “negroes who were in favor of slavery.” Rather than apologize, she said she stands by her offensive comments. Demand she apologize for these racist remarks.
Rather than taking action to stop environmental damage from fracking pollution in Wyoming, the EPA chose to ignore it and walk away. Sign the petition to criticize EPA’s inaction and demand they uphold their responsibility to protect the environment.
Two men have been allowed to walk free after filming themselves throwing their pet bulldog down the stairs repeatedly. Demand that their sentence be reviewed and that these perpetrators are sent to jail for their horrific crime.
Common pesticides used to kill mosquitoes have been shown to harm both humans and other essential animal species. Demand that spraying these toxic substances in residential areas is banned.
A 34-year-old circus elephant is living a life of pain and isolation. Sign this petition to encourage the circus to release this elephant to an accredited sanctuary.
Dogs were reportedly exposed to deadly diseases and other abuse in a pet store. The store owner was arrested and faces 267 counts of animal cruelty, and now he must be brought to justice. Urge prosecutors to see this man punished to the full extent of the law if he is found guilty.
Babies are being born addicted to opiates, in a disturbing consequence of the growing opioid epidemic. Demand that all state health departments track and document every case of this tragic disease to aid in its prevention.
A suggested ban on horse-drawn carriage rides would save dozens of horses from being exploited for profit and entertainment. Support a ban on this cruel and outdated practice.
A wrecked cargo ship has been leaking environmentally damaging fuel into the sea off the coast of Taiwan. Sign this petition to demand a massive cleanup effort to stop the oil leak from causing further harm to the ecosystem.
Three kangaroos were allegedly bludgeoned and stabbed to death by a group of vicious young men. Demand the people responsible be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.
Animals are safer thanks to a city taking action to eliminate puppy mills and other cruel breeders. Residents and pet store owners are excited for the new animal welfare laws. Applaud the city council for this progressive action.
Designer Patricia Nash is selling handbags and accessories made with real fur, despite the fact that animals on fur farms are made to endure the most extreme suffering imaginable before being killed in grisly and inhumane ways. Demand that Patrica Nash stop endorsing this grotesque exploitation of animals.
The cost of prescription medication is not regulated by the U.S. government. A study, authored by American physicians, highlights the issue of rising medication prices and provides suggestions that could solve the problem of rising drug prices in the country. Demand that the U.S. government review and adopt these important suggestions.