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Protect American Pika from Total Extinction

Protect American Pika from Total Extinction

The American Pika, a close relative to the rabbit, has disappeared from major portions of the Sierra Nevada mountains in California. Scientists have identified climate change as the driving factor in this mammal’s disappearance. Sign this petition to demand we take action to fight climate change and save wildlife before it is too late.

California Attorney General Kamala Harris speaks at the Center for American Progress' 2014 Making Progress Policy Conference in Washington, DC, U.S. on November 19, 2014.  REUTERS/Gary Cameron/File Photo

Success: Single Payer Healthcare System Gains Huge Support

A single payer healthcare system is gaining more congressional support than ever before and is set to be introduced in the coming weeks. California Senator Kamal Harris has declared that she will co-sponsor the bill with Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont. Sign this petition and thank Senator Harris for her bold support of this controversial plan.

No Tax Cuts for the Rich

No Tax Cuts for the Rich

U.S. President Donald Trump wants to give the richest Americans one of history’s biggest tax cuts. Sign this petition to demand the rich be forced to pay their fair share.

Stop Downsizing the EPA as Environmental Disasters Loom

Stop Downsizing the EPA as Environmental Disasters Loom

President Trump has led efforts to downsize and cut staffing at the Environmental Protection Agency at a time when climate change-fueled storms are raging in the Atlantic and headed toward the United States. The agency’s abilities to defend Americans from the effects of these catastrophic events are now crippled. Demand that the hiring freeze at the EPA be lifted for the sake of all American citizens.

Ban Sunscreen That’s Killing Hawaii’s Coral Reefs

Ban Sunscreen That’s Killing Hawaii’s Coral Reefs

A harmful chemical found in sunscreen is destroying the coral reefs off the coast of Hawaii. Lawmakers are working to ban this chemical from the state’s beaches. Sign the petition and ask them to continue moving this legislation forward.

Investigate Veterinarian Accused of Animal Abuse

Investigate Veterinarian Accused of Animal Abuse

An Indiana veterinarian has been accused of physically abusing her patients, reusing needles, and sedating animals without the owners’ permission. Sign this petition to demand the police uncover the truth as fully as possible.

Puppy Allegedly Forced to Drink Alcohol Until Drunk Deserves Justice

Puppy Allegedly Forced to Drink Alcohol Until Drunk Deserves Justice

A puppy suffered from alcohol poisoning after the poor animal was allegedly forced to drink a combination of alcoholic beverages. The puppy’s owner reportedly fed the puppy whiskey, mouthwash, and beer until the puppy became drunk. Demand justice for this innocent puppy.

End Violent Torture of Egyptian Citizens

End Violent Torture of Egyptian Citizens

Civilians in Egypt are being brutally tortured by authorities, and the nation’s president continues to let this abuse happen. Demand that the president bring an end to the torture of his own citizens.

Harshly Punish Dog Fighting Offender

Harshly Punish Dog Fighting Offender

This dog was used as a bait dog in a fighting ring and left to die. The alleged perpetrator of this heinous act has reportedly not been charged with dog fighting and is a free man. Sign this petition demanding an investigation into this alleged incident of dog fighting.

Punish Man Accused of Cutting Part of a Dog’s Tail Off

Punish Man Accused of Cutting Part of a Dog’s Tail Off

A man is accused of using tree shears to cut off a dog’s tail. Demand that he is punished harshly.

Applaud Free Lunch Initiative for 1.1 Million Students

Applaud Free Lunch Initiative for 1.1 Million Students

Over 1 million students in New York City will receive free, nutritious school lunches, improving food security for countless students. Applaud these free lunches, which have been linked with better grades and improved student behavior.

Mother Deer and Fawn Shot with Pellet Rifle Deserve Justice

Mother Deer and Fawn Shot with Pellet Rifle Deserve Justice

A mother deer and her baby were reportedly shot using a pellet rifle and left to die slowly due to their injuries after a homeowner was upset they had damaged his garden. Sign this petition to demand justice for these innocent deer.

Revoke Nobel Prize from Politician Failing to Denounce Genocide

Revoke Nobel Prize from Politician Failing to Denounce Genocide

Aung San Suu Kyi was once widely considered a hero of democracy. Today, she is failing to condemn the ongoing massacre of her country’s most marginalized ethnic group. Sign this petition to demand she be stripped of her Nobel Peace Prize.

Justice for Tiger Shot by Police

Justice for Tiger Shot by Police

A Bengal tiger was reportedly shot and killed by the police. Though the animal was set on attacking a homeowner’s dog, there are far more humane ways to subdue an animal than taking its life. Sign this petition to demand a penalty for the officers and to prevent future killings of wild animals.

Animal Circus Must Leave Guangzhou Zoo

Animal Circus Must Leave Guangzhou Zoo

A zoo in China has made the admirable decision to end wild animal circus shows, but the animal circus whose lease was terminated is refusing to leave and continues to force animals to perform. Demand that this circus stop performances and close its doors.

Demand Police Stop Shooting Unarmed Citizens

Demand Police Stop Shooting Unarmed Citizens

A police officer has reportedly shot an unarmed citizen in a small town in Ohio. Demand and end to police violence and the firing of the officer if he is found guilty.

Launch Investigation Into Police Brutality Against Protesters

Launch Investigation Into Police Brutality Against Protesters

Police brutality against protesters is on the rise in Morocco. However, the king refuses to launch an investigation into these horrible acts of torture. Sign the petition and ask King Mohammed VI to investigate the acts of abuse by his nation’s authorities.

Mutilated Cat Left on Family’s Doorstep by Killer Deserves Justice

Mutilated Cat Left on Family’s Doorstep by Killer Deserves Justice

A family’s cat named Rusty was kidnapped, killed and dismembered in a shocking case of animal cruelty. Rusty’s mutilated body was left on the family’s doorstep. Demand justice for this innocent cat and grieving family.

Restore Protections for Wolves

Restore Protections for Wolves

A number of wolves have been killed in the state of Oregon since this animal was removed from the state’s endangered species list. With more planned killings that could threaten the local wolf population, we must demand that Governor Kate Brown restore protections for Oregon’s wolves.

Don’t Give Nation’s Top Science Job to Climate Change Denier

Don’t Give Nation’s Top Science Job to Climate Change Denier

U.S. President Donald Trump wants to give the nation’s top science job to a man who believes climate change is a hoax, and progressives are ‘race traitors.’ Sign this petition to demand Trump appoint an actual scientist.

End Commercial Breeding and ‘Puppy Mills’: Showcase Rescue Animals in Pet Stores

End Commercial Breeding and ‘Puppy Mills’: Showcase Rescue Animals in Pet Stores

Rescue animals can have a better chance at a loving home, pet overpopulation in shelters can be combated, and California’s doors can be closed to cruel puppy mills if a new bill passes in the Senate. Demand that the Pet Rescue and Adoption Act be passed into law.

Senate: Support Animal Abuse Registry List

Senate: Support Animal Abuse Registry List

An Arizona senator is pushing to get an animal abuse registry bill passed. This list would ensure that no convicted animal abusers would be sold pets and given the opportunity to repeat their crimes. Sign this petition to encourage the Senate to support this bill.

Praise Police Station For Firing Cop Who Made Racist Joke

Praise Police Station For Firing Cop Who Made Racist Joke

A police officer who joked that cops only kill black people was fired after the station affirmed that his comment was in extremely poor taste. This is a step in the right direction after the rash of black men killed by the police in the past several years. Sign this petition to thank the station for taking this seriously.

Do Not Deport Innocent ‘Dreamer’ Children

Do Not Deport Innocent ‘Dreamer’ Children

A program that grants work permits to undocumented immigrants who were brought to America as children is at risk of being axed by the Trump administration. This move violates human rights and even leading Republican lawmakers are opposed to it. Demand that this program be preserved.

Don’t Kill Off Bears and Wolves

Don’t Kill Off Bears and Wolves

The Romanian government has announced plans to allow hunters to kill large numbers of wolves and bears. Sign this petition to voice your demands that these large carnivores must be protected from senseless death at the hands of would-be trophy hunters.

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