An oil train derailment and spill caused the evacuation of a nearby town in the Columbia River Gorge. Despite this, a company plans to increase oil train shipments through the area. Halt the shipments and safeguard the people living there.
UniverSoul Circus is notorious for working with animal abusers. A venue plans to host UniverSoul’s performances despite all the atrocities the circus has committed. Sign this petition and ask the venue to cancel its plans with the circus unless it performs without animals.
The District of Columbia has become the latest city to raise the minimum wage to $15. Thank the city’s politicians for their efforts to provide a fair living wage for all hard-working citizens.
Lost and abandoned animals in one Indiana county must rely on the generosity of locals to receive care and medical attention due to the lack of a shelter. Demand that the county council allocate funds to set up a proper animal care facility so that pets in need are not abandoned.
The Olympic Games are set to take place in Brazil despite the risk posed by the Zika virus. This virus causes serious birth defects, including seizures and intellectual disabilities. Urge the committee to relocate the games in the interests of the public’s health.
Millions of chickens are reportedly mistreated in a giant egg-producing factory farm. Footage shows hens sharing cramped cages with mummified corpses and chickens caught in wire, unable to reach food or water. Demand that this horrific facility be immediately closed for good.
Pigs continue to be chased, tackled and assaulted in wrestling events organized by summer fairs. Demand that this cruel practice be stopped at once and replaced with humane attractions so pigs will no longer suffer for entertainment.
Hundreds of animals drowned at a petting zoo during devastating floods, trapped in their cages and enclosures. Demand that this park be permanently shut down and strict rescue strategies be implemented in all captive animal facilities to prevent more needless deaths.
In 2018, Australia will no longer allow products tested on animals to be sold in stores. This is a huge step forward for the welfare of animals in the country and will save countless animals from a lifetime of pain and unnecessary death. Sign this petition to thank Australia for making the compassionate choice.
Dangerous levels of lead have been discovered in the Portland Public School system, posing a serious danger to young children. Demand a full investigation into the presence of lead, and into the lack of communication between the School Board and parents about this issue.
Walmart and other corporations are exploiting a loophole that lets them bypass California’s environmental laws and speed up major developments. Sign this petition to demand that state officials regulate this system and hold corporations accountable for environmental damage.
A dog was burned, shot, and beaten so badly its leg and hip had to be amputated. Authorities fear the abuser is harming other animals and possibly humans. Support doing whatever it takes to find the perpetrator and bring them to justice.
One million homes are expected to be powered entirely by solar energy by 2020 thanks to a deal made by President Obama with the government of India. Thank the President for building his legacy on combating climate change.
Hydroelectric dams have been found to devastate biodiversity and threaten all marine species around them by recent studies. Sign our petition to demand that reliance on human-made dams end in favor of solar and wind power.
A man who plead guilty to illegally shooting a black bear and throwing its remains in a creek has been let off with a $99 fine. Demand that punishments for illegal hunting are increased in order to protect vulnerable wildlife.
A dog suffered broken ribs, bruises, a fractured eye socket, and a bulging eye after an alleged beating, and was subsequently euthanized due to the severity of his injuries. Demand justice for this innocent animal.
A California man was recently charged with attempting to rape an unconscious woman. His sentence was a mere six months in county jail. Advocate to increase punishments for attempted rape in California and safeguard the women living there.
Sheep are being beaten, tortured, and killed at two major Chilean wool farms, according to a PETA investigation. Demand that these facilities are closed and that the sheep are transferred to sanctuaries.
California is planning on amending its current anti-whipping regulations to allow jockeys to whip their horses more. Horse racing is cruel and unnecessary; the least we can do is keep the whipping to a minimum. Demand California keep its current regulations.
Despite overwhelming evidence, a judge sentenced a convicted rapist to a mere six months in jail. This punishment is entirely insufficient and fails to adequately punish him for these heinous crimes. Demand that this judge be removed from his post.
Albino children are being murdered due to a barbaric superstition that places great value on their bones as good luck charms. Demand action be taken to stop the persecution and murder of albino children.
Many students in New York City do not get enough to eat, because they either cannot pay for a school lunch or they do not want to face the stigma that qualifying for a free lunch brings. Sign this petition and demand that all public schools provide a free lunch for all students, regardless of family income.
A police officer has been arrested and charged in connection with the death of his K-9 partner, who he allegedly left in a hot car. Praise the police for quickly laying charges against this man.
A new bill seeks to crack down on the illegal mutilation of the hooves and legs of show horses. Support the move, which would save thousands of horses from excruciating pain every year.
Veterans suffering from debilitating mental illness could soon receive much-needed relief from their symptoms with the use of medical marijuana. Demand that this measure be enacted so that the brave soldiers who have served this country can gain access to the treatment they need.