Two more children have died from youth football-related incidents and brought the football-related death toll to nine minors across the country since September. Enforce stricter safety regulations upon public school youth football leagues.
Four people in Mexico are now permitted to grow and smoke their own marijuana for recreational use for the first time. Applaud this step towards opening the door to broader drug reform that could help end the violent war on drugs in Mexico.
The federal ban on marijuana would be lifted if a new bill introduced by Senator Bernie Sanders is passed. Urge officials to end marijuana prohibition and take a step towards ending the unnecessary war on drugs.
Endangered panda bears are dying from illegal logging practices. Stop the destruction of these unique and beautiful animals’ habitat before it’s too late to save them.
A highly endangered Sumatran rhino has journeyed from an American zoo to a sanctuary in Indonesia where he will be able to breed and interact with others of his kind. Through this program conservationists hope to save this imperiled species. Praise this effort to save the Sumatran rhino from extinction.
A six-year-old boy is dead after marshals allegedly opened fire into a car his father was driving. Demand that the officers are fired for their blatant carelessness and that they are punished to the full extent of the law.
A community can only watch in horror while one of their neighbors allegedly neglects and abuses a dog. Despite contacting authorities, no action has been taken. Sign this petition to save this dog’s life.
A woman was allegedly beaten by her boyfriend, who also had his dog attack her. The beating left her with 80% of her scalp removed. Sign this petition to make sure this cruel monster is brought to justice.
Nine-year-old Tyshawn Lee was shot multiple times by an unknown suspect and died in an alley of his neighborhood. Urge local police to identify this boy’s killer and bring them to justice.
Aquarium marine life is being used as a decorative feature for club-goers. The monthly parties are harmful to sea creatures due to the loud noises and vibrations. Demand an end to these disruptive parties that disturb aquatic creatures.
A union leader was fired from her job at Walmart under suspicious circumstances, and worker rights advocates believe it’s retaliation from the company for her activism. Stand up for worker rights by demanding she be immediately rehired.
Small birds and reptiles suffer in mass breeding facilities due to overbreeding and inadequate environmental conditions, which cause these creatures to become ill, suffer emotional distress, and die well before their life expectancy. Take action now to protect these precious animals.
A roadside zoo that has been cited numerous times by the USDA has held a lone chimpanzee for 16 years. He lives in a barren enclosure and has not been given the social and environmental stimuli he needs. Demand that this zoo release him to a proper sanctuary.
The company responsible for the dangerous Keystone XL Pipeline is attempting to delay President Obama’s rejection of this misguided project. Urge the President to ignore their tactics and reject the dirty tar sands oil pipeline once and for all.
Planned Parenthood has been dropped as an eligible organization for donations from Arizona state employees. Tell Arizona Governor Doug Ducey to stop this unfounded attack on Planned Parenthood and to reinstate the organization as eligible for charitable donations.
A woman who was raped by a Los Angeles sheriff’s deputy is receiving a settlement for her case, but this is not enough. The Los Angeles police must enact a plan to be proactive about preventing crimes like this from happening again; ensure they do by signing the petition.
A man allegedly abandoned his granddaughter in the desert and left her with a loaded gun to ‘shoot bad guys.’ Urge the county attorney to suggest that this man be given the maximum punishment if he is found guilty of this sick crime.
Humans beings are being caged and used as defense shields by a rebel group in Syria. These actions are against international law and must be treated as war crimes.
A video online shows a young woman being stoned to death by the Taliban for eloping with another man after her family married her off against her will. The man she eloped with was only given a lashing. Demand this inhumane and unjustifiable practice of violence and murder against women be stopped indefinitely.
One facility is looking to retire their chimpanzees to an unaccredited zoo that has never held chimpanzees before. Sign this petition and demand these former lab chimpanzees retire to a proper sanctuary rather than a zoo.
The extermination of a prairie dog colony has been approved in Murphy Creek, Colorado. Demand that officials allow relocation of the species instead of extinguishing them.
More than 3,000 child marriages were performed in the U.S. between 2009 and 2011, usually with vast age differences and often with judicial approval. Sign the petition to protect children and end child marriages.
Seven African American individuals were removed from a flight for allegedly “being disruptive” after a black couple who were in the correct seats were ordered to move for a white couple. Sign this petition to demand the incident be investigated and appropriate parties punished.
A large number of students on American college campuses are dying from hazing-related causes or stress and bullying related to fraternity hazing. Ban hazing from Greek life at all colleges and universities in the country.
A minority ethnic and religious group is facing genocide according to multiple reports, the latest of which comes from Yale Law. Sign our petition to demand that the U.N. initiate a formal investigation into these charges to save innocent people from extermination.