Hundreds of animals drowned at a petting zoo during devastating floods, trapped in their cages and enclosures. Demand that this park be permanently shut down and strict rescue strategies be implemented in all captive animal facilities to prevent more needless deaths.
In 2018, Australia will no longer allow products tested on animals to be sold in stores. This is a huge step forward for the welfare of animals in the country and will save countless animals from a lifetime of pain and unnecessary death. Sign this petition to thank Australia for making the compassionate choice.
Dangerous levels of lead have been discovered in the Portland Public School system, posing a serious danger to young children. Demand a full investigation into the presence of lead, and into the lack of communication between the School Board and parents about this issue.
Walmart and other corporations are exploiting a loophole that lets them bypass California’s environmental laws and speed up major developments. Sign this petition to demand that state officials regulate this system and hold corporations accountable for environmental damage.
A dog was burned, shot, and beaten so badly its leg and hip had to be amputated. Authorities fear the abuser is harming other animals and possibly humans. Support doing whatever it takes to find the perpetrator and bring them to justice.
One million homes are expected to be powered entirely by solar energy by 2020 thanks to a deal made by President Obama with the government of India. Thank the President for building his legacy on combating climate change.
Hydroelectric dams have been found to devastate biodiversity and threaten all marine species around them by recent studies. Sign our petition to demand that reliance on human-made dams end in favor of solar and wind power.
A man who plead guilty to illegally shooting a black bear and throwing its remains in a creek has been let off with a $99 fine. Demand that punishments for illegal hunting are increased in order to protect vulnerable wildlife.
A dog suffered broken ribs, bruises, a fractured eye socket, and a bulging eye after an alleged beating, and was subsequently euthanized due to the severity of his injuries. Demand justice for this innocent animal.
Sheep are being beaten, tortured, and killed at two major Chilean wool farms, according to a PETA investigation. Demand that these facilities are closed and that the sheep are transferred to sanctuaries.
A California man was recently charged with attempting to rape an unconscious woman. His sentence was a mere six months in county jail. Advocate to increase punishments for attempted rape in California and safeguard the women living there.
California is planning on amending its current anti-whipping regulations to allow jockeys to whip their horses more. Horse racing is cruel and unnecessary; the least we can do is keep the whipping to a minimum. Demand California keep its current regulations.
Despite overwhelming evidence, a judge sentenced a convicted rapist to a mere six months in jail. This punishment is entirely insufficient and fails to adequately punish him for these heinous crimes. Demand that this judge be removed from his post.
Albino children are being murdered due to a barbaric superstition that places great value on their bones as good luck charms. Demand action be taken to stop the persecution and murder of albino children.
Many students in New York City do not get enough to eat, because they either cannot pay for a school lunch or they do not want to face the stigma that qualifying for a free lunch brings. Sign this petition and demand that all public schools provide a free lunch for all students, regardless of family income.
A police officer has been arrested and charged in connection with the death of his K-9 partner, who he allegedly left in a hot car. Praise the police for quickly laying charges against this man.
A new bill seeks to crack down on the illegal mutilation of the hooves and legs of show horses. Support the move, which would save thousands of horses from excruciating pain every year.
Veterans suffering from debilitating mental illness could soon receive much-needed relief from their symptoms with the use of medical marijuana. Demand that this measure be enacted so that the brave soldiers who have served this country can gain access to the treatment they need.
Dozens of dead and malnourished animals were reportedly found at an animal shelter. Some of the rescued animals were in such bad shape that they had to be euthanized. Demand that those responsible are harshly punished.
Four circus elephants that endured neglect and abuse at the hands of trainers have been rescued and transferred to a sanctuary. Applaud the rescue, which will greatly improve the animals’ quality of life.
The Mississippi governor plans to use much needed oil spill cleanup funds on a new aquarium. This hinders the environmental recovery of the region and harms the dolphins that will be held in captivity there. Insist he use the money to restore the gulf, the purpose for which it was intended.
Payday lenders take advantage of low income borrowers by using astronomical interest rates and encouraging borrowers to go deeper into debt. Put an end to this predatory practice and limit the interest rates that lenders can charge.
A dog died after being left on a patio in dangerously hot conditions. His paws burned and he had no access to shade or water. Demand justice for this innocent dog.
A woman who duct-taped her dog’s mouth shut and posted a picture of the abuse on social media has been found guilty of animal cruelty and sentenced to suspended jail time. Praise this great decision that proves that animal abuse is serious and punishable under the law.
An alligator was reportedly found living in a slimy, green bathtub and a starved, dehydrated dog had been enclosed in a box. Demand that the owners who made these animals suffer from severe mistreatment and neglect be charged with animal cruelty.