A seven-year-old boy was forcibly grabbed and handcuffed in a school hallway despite posing little threat or danger. Demand justice for this clear case of excessive force.
A carnival has held pig rodeos for the past 25 years. During this event, humans would tightly cling onto pigs as the terrified animals would run around trying to escape the chaos. Thankfully, the rodeo has now been banned. Sign our petition to thank the Japanese government for banning this event.
A veterinarian was filmed punching and choking family pets under his care, according to reports. Yet, he only received a slap on the wrist and is keeping his license. Demand that his license be revoked and that he no longer be allowed to work with animals.
A 9-year-old killed himself allegedly due to bullying from classmates. Sign this petition to ask for an investigation into the harassment that may have caused his suicide and to demand that schools be more proactive in stopping bullying.
An animal shelter worker who kept dogs in filthy conditions has been sentenced to a year in jail. Thank the judge who finally saved the animals who were under this man’s care.
Endangered wolves were mercilessly slaughtered after ranchers led their cattle directly into the wolf pack’s natural feeding range. Speak out to ensure this doesn’t happen again.
Lead exposure is extremely hazardous to our health, especially children, and contaminated water poses a huge threat to many communities. Provide help to communities that have been exposed to toxic lead levels and protect our children from the dangers of lead poisoning.
Kashmiri human rights activist Khurram Parvez was detained after attempting to get on a plane headed for a UN Human Rights Council meeting. He was not given reason for his detention. Urge officials to release this man immediately so he can continue advocating for the rights of his people.
A man convicted of raping multiple women has been nominated for the NFL Hall of Fame in spite of the outrage that occurred when the same thing happened last year. Demand that players convicted of violent crimes be deemed ineligible for this honor.
Sick and elderly inmates in a Texas prison are in danger of heatstroke due to a lack of ventilation and cooled air. Demand humane conditions for these prisoners.
The man allegedly responsible for setting fire to the mosque that the Pulse Nightclub shooter once attended has been arrested and charged. Thank police for identifying, arresting, and charging this man for his hate-filled action.
Spain’s Doñana National Park is in danger of being destroyed and its thousands of rare species may lose their home as industry takes over the wetlands area. Sign the petition to demand that action be taken to protect the park before it is too late.
A black man and his dog were reportedly violently attacked by a racist man who yelled racial slurs and demanded that the owner get off his street. The attacker allegedly punched one of the dogs in the face and the owner in the head. Demand that these innocent victims get the justice they deserve.
Muslim-American recruits for the Marine Corps have been brutally hazed and harassed, resulting in the suicide of one recruit. Investigations have identified 20 officers and Marines involved in the abuse. Ensure that they are brought up on criminal charges and held responsible for their actions.
An ex-Marine police officer was reportedly fired for refusing to shoot a black man during a domestic disturbance call. Sign this petition to demand the force apologize and reinstate his position.
Thirteen-year-old Tyre King was killed by police after they pursued him into an alleyway. Officers claim that they mistook a toy gun for a firearm. The Columbus Division of Police is investigating, however they have a clear conflict of interest. Demand an independent investigation into this killing.
A transgender woman was stabbed over 100 times in a heinous murder. Demand that the perpetrator of this vicious attack be apprehended and punished to the full extent of the law.
A police officer who was arrested on animal cruelty charges might escape punishment. The officer hasn’t even been charged and was allowed to post bail just hours after his arrest. Sign this petition to demand that this officer be fired and charged with animal cruelty if the investigation finds him guilty.
For nearly 30 years, a beluga whale named Martha has been imprisoned at SeaWorld and forcibly bred only to lose all of her children. Four out of her five calves have died, and the only surviving calf was stolen from her to be shipped around the nation for public entertainment. Sign this petition and demand that SeaWorld end Martha’s suffering and retire her to an accredited sanctuary.
Two nursing home residents reportedly endured physical and verbal abuse at the hands of their aides. The reported abuse was recorded on the aides’ iPhones. Demand that justice is served for these innocent residents.
A carnival supply company provides live hermit crabs to carnivals across the nation. In the wild, these animals can live up to 40 years; however in captivity, they typically die after one to four years. Sign this petition and demand that the company stop supplying live hermit crabs as prizes.
A national ban on the cruel testing of animals in the cosmetics industry has been languishing in a subcommittee for over a year while other nations pass bans on the practice. Sign the petition to demand that the legislation be approved so that defenseless animals are protected.
A teenager was taped throwing a cat against a wall, killing it. Sign our petition to demand that law enforcement prosecute the boy responsible to obtain justice for the murdered cat.
Asking job applicants what they have earned in the past can unfairly disadvantage job-seekers, especially women and minorities. Sign the petition and urge Congress to prohibit this practice.
The Great Barrier Reef faces its demise at the hands of human-caused threats, including the increase in tourism resulting from visitors being told to “see it before it’s gone.” Ensure that the Great Barrier Reef is protected from further man-made damage.