The last university to still use cruel and outdated live animal training in medical teaching refuses to switch to non-cruel methods. Demand the university ban training using live animals immediately and switch to humane alternatives.
The serious and potentially painful process of cat declawing may soon be illegal in New York. Urge the state’s legislators to support the measure that would put an end to this unethical practice.
A dog was allegedly slammed on the ground before being jerked up by its neck and hung from a street railing, its legs dangling off the ground. The owner was let off with a measly fine and allowed to keep all of his dogs. Demand that these helpless dogs be taken from the cruel owner.
Four tiger cubs were killed, frozen, and smuggled to make a high-priced medicinal glue. Demand an immediate crackdown on illegal tiger trade, which causes extensive suffering and is putting the animals at risk of extinction.
California recently passed a health care expansion that will help cover medical services for undocumented children. Urge federal officials to help children like these by expanding health care for undocumented children across the country.
A developer wants to destroy an old growth forest to build luxury homes, in spite of community opposition. Protect the forest and the endangered wild ginseng that lives there.
A woman who was presumed to be transgender was recently harassed in a Walmart bathroom. Sign this petition to encourage Walmart to condemn harassment and allow all transgender individuals to use the bathroom of their choice in Walmart stores.
Animal rights activists are lobbying for stronger animal protection laws in Michigan. Sign this petition to urge the state’s lawmakers to pass the proposed bills and ensure that pets receive humane treatment and care.
A man admitted to siccing his five dogs on his neighbor’s poodle because of his own prejudices toward his neighbor. The poodle died from sustained injuries. Sign the petition to demand this man be brought to justice.
Yet another black woman died in police custody after police declined to take her to a hospital despite head trauma symptoms. She was arrested and jailed immediate following a severe car accident. Demand an investigation into her untimely death.
A shelter has opened a kitten nursery and has been able to save thousands of lives. Volunteers are around 24/7 to give the kittens the constant care they need. Sign this petition and thank the shelter for doing so much for these kittens.
Families of those who died during the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks now have the ability to sue the government that is allegedly responsible. Thank the legislators who passed this bill and bravely protected the public interest.
A pit bull was euthanized by an animal shelter despite claims that another shelter owned him. McLovin, the pit bull, was killed after only 24 hours and with minimal investigation into more humane options. Demand justice for McLovin.
A church brought out a caged lion and lamb as part of a presentation during a sermon. The lion was clearly nervous and uncomfortable and the lamb was terrified. Demand this church no longer use live animals during its sermons.
Donald Trump has been accused by several women of sexual assault and workplace harassment among other incidents of gross behavior. Sign our petition to demand that the GOP denounces this criminal behavior.
Many restaurants across Canada require their female employees to wear sexually revealing, debasing uniforms. This is a clear violation of the Ontario Human Rights Code. Put an end to this discriminatory practice and get female workers the respect they deserve.
Many people of color are kept out of college due to questions about minor, even unjustified contact with the justice system. This contributes to the racial gap in higher education that keeps people of color in poverty. Demand that these questions be removed from college applications.
A reforestation project will see nearly one million trees planted this year and several million more planted in the future. Applaud the initiative, which will help reverse the negative effects of deforestation felt by both people and animals.
A young mentally disabled man allegedly starved to death after being stripped naked and left alone in his jail cell for several months. Demand that his captors be punished for their heinous crimes.
Wildlife traffickers are poaching, killing, selling, caging and otherwise mistreating sentient animals for commercial purposes. Urge authorities to strengthen the legal protection of animals and increase the surveillance and prosecution of people found trading wildlife.
Small cat-like mammals are mistreated and abused to make the world’s most expensive coffee, a coffee that Amazon continues to sell despite the animal cruelty involved in its production. Urge Amazon to stop selling this cruel product at once.
Three men allegedly trampled through the incredibly rare and endangered Devil’s Hole pupfish’s habitat, killing one. Only 115 remain on Earth. Demand these men be punished for their callous behavior.
A bison calf at Yellowstone had to be euthanized after tourists loaded him into their vehicle and, as a result, was rejected by his herd when authorities attempted to reunite them. Shockingly, the tourists were only issued a small fine. Demand that they be properly penalized for this innocent animal’s death.
Proposed new water pollution regulations would allow three times the amount of benzene into a state’s waters despite the fact that it’s a carcinogen. Sign our petition to demand that this proposal be tossed out for one that protects the environment and state citizens.
Refugees in Turkey are being held in detention centers described as being worse than enduring the Syrian conflict, despite the EU paying Turkey billions of euros to assist with aid for refugees. Demand that refugees be given access to basic necessities such as education, and access to legal counsel.