The São Luiz do Tapajós dam threatens to flood the diverse homelands of Brazil’s indigenous people. Call for a permanent stop to this potentially devastating dam.
A political pundit said that “real Americans” are “coming for” President Obama and said “this is now war” in a tweet about the Dallas shooting that left five police officers dead. Promoting more violence is the last thing we need. Demand that this pundit issue a real apology,
A police officer commented online that he would have shot a police brutality victim five times rather than the four times the victim suffered. His department has suspended him pending an investigation into this callous remark. Praise the police department for responding appropriately.
Eggland’s Best is not living up to its cruelty-free claims; thousands of hens are suffering in its care. Sign this petition to demand more humane treatment of hens at this company.
Planned open-cast coal mines will damage ecosystems, poison groundwater, destroy scenic countryside, and undermine the fight against climate change, all for short term economic gain. Demand these plans be cancelled.
A black man was reportedly found dead, hanging from a tree. Police have stated that no foul play seems to be involved, even though no autopsy has been performed. Demand that this man gets the proper investigation and justice he deserves.
EpiPens are the most reliable way to treat severe allergic reactions, and their price has increased by a factor of five. Mylan Pharmaceuticals must stop raising the cost of EpiPens and make them accessible and affordable.
The suspect in a rash of savagely violent attacks against homeless people has been charged with murder. Applaud the police for taking swift action against such heinous crimes.
The vast majority of police killings result in no legal repercussions for the officers involved. This is due to the fact that the law requires prosecutors to prove that the officer intended to infringe on civil rights. Demand the law be expanded to include reckless endangerment of civil rights.
The lionfish was introduced to Western reef ecosystems in the 1990s by accident and has proliferated uncontrollably, devouring most native species and decreasing reef biodiversity by up to 80 percent. Demand a solution is found before it is too late for the many species of the reefs.
A restaurant is planning a pig wrestling event in which people will chase a terrified pig in an enclosed area. This event is cruel and could lead to serious injury to the pig. Sign this petition to demand that the event is canceled.
Two homeless men were killed, one burned to death and the other beaten. Two others have been hospitalized in related attacks, per police. Demand justice for these men and protection for the homeless population.
Aerosol cans are among the biggest environmental hazards to date, yet companies still continue to use them. Sign this petition to demand they be phased out permanently.
Vitamin A deficiency is responsible for more than 250,000 children in developing nations going blind every year. The solution has been found, yet Greenpeace is denying this revolutionary aid to the people who need it most. Join over 100 Nobel laureates in asking Greenpeace to side with progress rather than oppose it at a massive human cost.
At least four prisoners have died in transport vans run by the independent company Prison Transport Services since 2012. The system of contracting out prison transport to independent companies produces neglect and abuse. Call for greater oversight of this dubious industry.
The Center for Disease Control was one of the largest sources of research on gun violence until the NRA lobbied to cut off all funding to federal gun violence research. It’s time to end this partisan ban on research and start learning how to fix our problems instead of being paid to ignore them.
A proposed titanium mine on South Africa’s Wild Coast would destroy the heritage and livelihoods of locals and ruin delicate ecosystems. Join local residents in protesting the mining company.
Greyhound racing will be banned after a government investigation found evidence of rampant animal mistreatment. Praise the move and demand that all registered racing dogs are rescued and re-homed.
A black man was shot and killed by a cop for nothing more than reaching for his ID after telling the officer that he was going to do so, according to reports. Sign our petition to demand that this cop be brought up on murder charges.
A roadside zoo has allegedly been mistreating its animals for years. The USDA has cited the zoo for not providing adequate veterinary care, shelter or enrichment. Despite all these warnings, the zoo has apparently done nothing to clean up its act. Sign this petition to demand the zoo retire all its animals to accredited sanctuaries.
Orangutans are on the verge of extinction in Borneo due to illegal logging and hunting. Demand that protections be strengthened for these precious animals before they are lost forever.
Two men reportedly threw firecrackers at dogs, causing them physical and emotional suffering. The dogs were chained up in a yard and unable to protect themselves. Demand justice for these innocent dogs.
A puppy was reportedly tossed onto the concrete inside of a store by the owner who abandoned it and ran. The puppy was injured, but the suspect is still on the run. Demand that authorities get involved and bring this puppy justice.
Over 67 million acres of federal land have been leased to fossil fuel companies. This pollutes the atmosphere and endangers America’s climate change goals. Tell lawmakers to suspend this practice until its environmental impact can be carefully studied.
The mass murder of millions of innocent creatures is being carried out by a government-affiliated group called “Wildlife Services.” Sign this petition to demand they be shut down now.