The dangerously toxic pesticide chlorpyrifos has been linked to cases of acute poisoning, and should be banned from use on our food. Sign this petition to urge the EPA to put this ban into effect.
An innocent dog was reportedly lured over a fence and then brutally shot by a neighbor. A recording shows the man shooting the dog three times, according to police. Demand justice for this poor dog.
New York will close down a nuclear power plant on the Hudson River, which has presented a serious safety concern for years. This move comes as a victory for local environmental groups, and has even been praised by the National Resources Defense Council. Add your voice thanking the governor of New York for this decision.
Endangered San Joaquin kit foxes are about to lose one of their last remaining natural habitats to a new housing development. Sign this petition to demand that building stops on this harmful development.
An endangered Siberian tiger is allegedly being tied down at a Chinese circus so that circus-goers can “ride” the restrained animal and pose for pictures. A degrading and miserable life in captivity is no life at all for a wild animal. Demand that the tiger be rescued and relocated to a sanctuary by signing this petition.
Several migrant workers were killed in a fire in India. Existing labor laws in the country did not protect these workers or their families who were left behind. Sign the petition to demand that tougher labor laws be enacted in order to protect migrant workers and their families in the event of a disaster.
Seven activists have been arrested for feeding people who are homeless in Tampa. Tampa law requires a permit and $1 million of liability insurance to feed people in public. Demand the law be repealed for nonprofits and charitable organizations.
Our national parks are in jeopardy of being sold to large corporations that would use park resources for profit. Thanks to the Republican-controlled Congress, federal lands are valued at $0, which makes it easier to sell and transfer them. Sign this petition now to protect our national parks and public lands from ending up in the wrong hands.
The drug war in the Philippines has claimed 6,000 lives, many of these extrajudicial killings with little due process and no investigations. President Duterte has encouraged these killings, himself claiming to have murdered several people while serving as Mayor of Davao. Demand that the International Criminal Court open an investigation into these killings.
A police captain was quoted saying acquaintance rapes aren’t as bad as stranger rapes and that this type of rape isn’t a concern for the police department, even though the majority of rapes are acquaintance rapes. Demand all police officers receive increased rape and sexual assault training to combat this dangerous belief.
Seal meat procured from Canada’s infamous seal hunt is set to be served at a Vancouver restaurant as part of a trendy food festival. Tell this business that the slaughter of innocent seals is unacceptable and that these animals should be removed from the menu immediately.
The confirmation hearings for many of Trump’s nominees are scheduled to take place on the same day, and before the Office of Government Ethics has had time to thoroughly vet them. The hearing for the nominee for Secretary of Education has been postponed due to these concerns, and it is vital that the same standard apply to all nominees. Demand that confirmation hearings be postponed until the nominees are thoroughly reviewed.
Donald Trump may be violating federal legislation by appointing his son-in-law to senior adviser. Sign this petition to demand that the Department of Justice investigate Jared Kushner’s eligibility for a role in the White House.
Terminally ill patients could be denied the right to die with dignity should a politician decide to block a proposed new law. Demand that this Republican Congressman take back his pledge to stop this crucial bill.
A vote to dismantle a congressional body that seeks out and reports corruption has been overturned. Praise this move, which will keep transparency within the government.
The rights of LGBT people are endangered by a new bill that would legalize and encourage landlords, businesses, employers and health care providers to discriminate against these individuals under the guise of ‘religious beliefs.’ Sign this petition to stop this bill dead in its tracks.
An organization released captive-bred doves into the wild during a ceremony, despite these birds never being exposed to the wild. The birds often frantically fly around looking for familiar surroundings while being exposed to all the threats the wild has to offer. Sign this petition to urge the organization to no longer release captive-bred birds.
Two horses were allegedly neglected and left in a trailer for 24 hours straight. The man accused of this crime denies the allegations. Demand that justice is served for these innocent horses.
Trump’s pick for Secretary of Education is a bigot with no experience as an educator who cares more about her state’s schools than those of other states. Sign this petition to block her nomination for such an important position.
Baby polar bears are exposed to more than 1,000 times the safe limit of toxic chemicals through their mothers’ milk due to human pollution. Sign this petition to save polar bear cubs from deadly chemicals.
India has banned the import of reptile skins and certain furs, a decision that will save millions of animals each year from torture and death. Sign this petition to thank the country for making the compassionate choice.
A couple reportedly kidnapped, raped, and murdered their teenage daughter. They then reportedly chopped up her body and left it by the side of the road. Demand justice for this innocent girl.
The owners of a farm where employees allegedly beat, kicked, and hung cows from their necks have been found guilty of animal abuse. Sign this petition to applaud the judge for his decision to convict these men.
President-elect Donald Trump has once again denied his mocking a disabled reporter while running his controversial campaign. His continued lies about this incident demonstrate that he is a man not only unwilling to own his past mistakes, but also a man who will gladly belittle those Americans who cannot defend themselves. Sign the petition to demand that Trump finally grant the reporter the apology and respect he deserves.
The University of Wisconsin, Madison could soon have funding cut based on claims that the school’s politically progressive curriculum pushes a “politically correct agenda.” Tell legislators that these threats to academic freedom will not be tolerated by signing this petition.