Petitions:

Fire Officers Accused of Using Excessive Force Against Migrants

Fire Officers Accused of Using Excessive Force Against Migrants

Two police officers reportedly used excessive force on migrants by kneeing them in the head and using pepper spray, yet their only punishment was a fine. The abuse migrants face from police officers has become a growing issue in Hungary that continues to go ignored. Please sign this petition to demand that these officers be fired indefinitely for the use of excessive force.

Trump: Do Not Destroy Meals On Wheels

Trump: Do Not Destroy Meals On Wheels

President Trump has proposed budget cuts that would either eliminate or severely cripple the Meals on Wheels program, one of America’s most helpful services for the poor, the elderly, and the disabled. Sign this petition to demand Trump leave this program alone.

Stop Suffocating Sharks for Photo Ops

Stop Suffocating Sharks for Photo Ops

A restaurant has been keeping nurse sharks in a small, crowded sea pen and allowing customers to lift the sharks out of the water for photo ops. This is not only dangerous for the sharks, which could die from suffocation, but also for the customers. Sign this petition and demand the restaurant stop this exploitation and free the sharks back into the open ocean.

Support Anti-Fracking Bill

Support Anti-Fracking Bill

An anti-fracking bill in Maryland is only several votes away from being passed. Ask a Republican senator currently against the bill to support it so that the damaging practice of hydraulic fracturing won’t harm Maryland’s wealth of natural beauty and resources.

Demand Justice for Trans Woman Murdered in Apparent Hate Crime

Demand Justice for Trans Woman Murdered in Apparent Hate Crime

The killing of Dandara, a 42-year-old transgender woman, was revealed when a video was released of the incident this month. Sign this petition to ensure those involved are punished properly and to demand stricter laws are created in Brazil to deter these crimes.

Stop Funding Animal Testing Facility Accused of Neglect and Cruelty

Stop Funding Animal Testing Facility Accused of Neglect and Cruelty

A government-funded University of Pittsburgh lab is accused of neglecting its animals and subjecting them to cruel experiments, such as mutilating their limbs and breeding them for severe deformities. Tell the government that this sort of funding is unacceptable, and that our taxpayer dollars should support testing alternatives instead.

Save Giraffes From Impending Extinction

Save Giraffes From Impending Extinction

West African Giraffes face extinction due to poaching and human encroachment. As a result, there are only 400 of these giraffes remaining. Sign this petition to help us protect these magnificent animals from extinction.

Justice for 14 Dogs Allegedly Neglected and Starved

Justice for 14 Dogs Allegedly Neglected and Starved

Fourteen dogs were reportedly starved and kept in poor conditions. All of the dogs were reportedly malnourished and some suffered from a deadly parasite. Demand justice for these innocent dogs.

Don’t Let Trump Raise the Cost of Healthcare for Millions

Don’t Let Trump Raise the Cost of Healthcare for Millions

The Trump administration stated it would be open to imposing work requirements, co-pays, and premiums upon Medicaid recipients, who would lose their insurance if they cannot afford to meet the standards. Stop this unreasonable and harmful bill.

A rescued dog peers from within a kennel where hundreds of rescued animals are being kept for treatment about an hour southwest of Raleigh, N.C., Friday, Jan. 29, 2016. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals rescued over 600 animals after they were found in conditions that the sheriff called "awful and very sad." (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Justice for Two Dogs Found Dead After Allegedly Being Abandoned

Two dogs were reportedly found dead after being abandoned in a trash and feces-filled home. Demand justice for these innocent animals.

Taken Mkhuze, Africa

Don’t Lift the Trade Ban on Rhino Horn

South Africa is moving forward with plans to legalize the trade and export of rhino horns. This decision is bad for both wild and captive rhinoceroses, and will likely encourage poachers. Sign this petition to help ensure that the trade ban remains in effect.

Stop Trump From Eliminating Clean Car Rules

Stop Trump From Eliminating Clean Car Rules

Donald Trump and Scott Pruitt are expected to undo a rule that restricts how much exhaust vehicles can produce in the U.S. Sign this petition to demand that the rule be upheld so it can continue to curb global warming.

Save the Beautiful and Endangered ‘Tree of Life’

Save the Beautiful and Endangered ‘Tree of Life’

The rare and beautiful baobab tree (the “Tree of Life”) is facing destruction at the hands of humans. This tree provides life to both humans and animals alike, and must be protected before it disappears.

Success: Volkswagen Sites Raided in Emissions Probe

Success: Volkswagen Sites Raided in Emissions Probe

German police are investigating Volkswagen to determine who installed emissions manipulation devices after tens of thousands of VW vehicles were caught cheating on emissions tests, releasing 40 times the allowed amount of toxic emissions into the atmosphere. Support these steps to hold the responsible parties accountable.

Demand Trump Disavow Racist Republican Lawmaker

Demand Trump Disavow Racist Republican Lawmaker

A Republican lawmaker has spread anti-immigrant, white nationalist rhetoric. However, Donald Trump is silent and has yet to condemn the politician’s hateful words. Demand that Trump start doing his job and speak out against hate, bigotry, and white nationalism.

Stop Trivializing Slavery

Stop Trivializing Slavery

Secretary Ben Carson, a member of Trump’s cabinet, said slaves were immigrants who “worked longer and harder for less.” This bizarre comparison misrepresents black history and disrespects the hardships that black Americans face due to the lasting effects of slavery. Demand that Secretary Carson formally apologize for his misguided statement.

Justice for Cat Tortured to Death with Hot Glue

Justice for Cat Tortured to Death with Hot Glue

Someone senselessly burned a cat with hot glue, sealing his eyes shut and crushing his paws. Despite veterinarians’ best efforts, this family pet died as a result of his horrific and traumatic injuries. Sign this petition to demand that this cat torturer is found and brought to justice.

First trans solidarity rally and march, Washington, DC USA

Stop the Murder of Transgender People

A transgender woman has been beaten to death in a horrific killing. Attackers cheered while they kicked and punched her and later shot and tossed her body, with the whole event recorded on a cellphone. Demand that none of the suspects walk away and that all of them receive exemplary punishment for this horrible crime.

Stop Posting Nude Photos of Servicewomen Without Consent

Stop Posting Nude Photos of Servicewomen Without Consent

U.S. military men have been sharing nude photos of their female counterparts all over the Internet without consent. The scandal is the latest allegation of sexism, sexual harassment, and sexual violence in the military. Demand that all these shameful websites are closed and that accountability measures be implemented to deal with this outrageous practice.

Praise Travel Company for Ending Support of Elephant Rides

Praise Travel Company for Ending Support of Elephant Rides

A popular travel company has decided to end its support of elephant rides. Elephants used for rides are typically taken away from their mothers at very early ages and are then forced to go through a painful and cruel training period. Sign this petition and praise the company for making the compassionate choice.

Stop Trivializing Women’s Contributions to Society

Stop Trivializing Women’s Contributions to Society

Brazil’s president recently stated that women’s more important contribution to society is their expertise in domestic chores. This ignorant comment belittles the great achievements and advancements women have made in Brazil and all over the world and reflects the president’s dangerously conservative view of women and their rights. Demand that the president formally apologize for trivializing women’s role in society.

Staff Sgt. David Reeves, 35th Civil Support Team (Weapons of Mass Destruction), West Virginia National Guard, collects a sample of water from an operating room suite at the Charleston Surgical Center Jan. 11. Team members have been collecting samples and monitoring chemical levels in the water since the contamination issue was detected Thursday evening. (National Guard photo by Sgt. Anna-Marie Ward, 153rd Public Affairs Detachment)

Demand California Fulfill Clean Water Rights Law

Over 700,000 Californians do not have access to clean drinking water. California law says access to safe drinking water is a human right, but the state is not following through. Sign the petition calling on the legislature to fully fund clean water infrastructure.

Protect Women From Sexist Trump Administration

Protect Women From Sexist Trump Administration

The Trump administration is threatening women and their rights at every turn, including but not limited to desiring a Supreme Court justice who would overturn Roe vs. Wade and their many attempts to defund Planned Parenthood. We cannot allow them to keep doing this. Sign this petition to protect women’s rights from this sexist administration.

Fight Violence Against Women

Fight Violence Against Women

A congressman said he voted against a bill that was would fight the issue of violence against women. When attendees at the town hall meeting questioned his decision, he rudely pointed his finger at one and told him to shut up. Please sign this petition to demand that this rude congressman start showing support for legislation that would help fight the serious problem of violence against women.

Guarantee Equal Pay Regardless of Gender, Nationality, and Sexuality

Guarantee Equal Pay Regardless of Gender, Nationality, and Sexuality

Iceland will be the first country in the world to guarantee equal pay regardless of gender, ethnicity, sexuality, or nationality. The introduction of a new law mandating equal pay in Iceland has an incredible potential to force change worldwide. Congratulate Iceland’s government for taking this important first step and demand that it influence other countries to go in the same direction.

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