Exotic birds in India are being exposed to cruel practices such as dyeing and trapping for profit. Trappers are skirting the law by passing off wild birds as captive-bred birds, and merchants are deceptively disguising birds as rarer species using harmful chemical dyes. End this abuse now.
A goose was reportedly shot and left with a six-inch bolt in its back. The poor animal has undergone surgery to remove the bolt, but the veterinarian isn’t sure if it will survive. Sign the petition to demand that the person responsible for this horrific crime is taken off the streets immediately.
A dog was allegedly held down and punched at a pet daycare facility, by an employee who got off with a slap on the wrist. The dog was unfortunately put down due to false accusations. Sign this petition to demand the employee be more severely punished.
A fertilizer company is believed to have spilled over 200 million gallons of radioactive wastewater into Florida’s underground drinking water supply, waiting weeks before reporting the crisis to the public. Demand that regulation is increased in order to prevent these spills, which threaten the health of both humans and wildlife, from happening in the future.
An environmental activist has been hospitalized after being beaten by individuals allegedly employed by a mining company. The attackers also reportedly burnt crops that she and her family rely on to survive. Demand that she is protected from this harassment.
A mall already notorious for imprisoning the “world’s saddest polar bear” has announced plans to acquire other endangered species for the amusement of shoppers. Demand that these precious animals be spared a life of captivity in the confines of these cruel and inhumane exhibits.
Rhinos are having their horns removed while they’re drugged to protect them from poachers, but the protection is not much better than the poachers who thin out their numbers. Sign this petition to stop this unethical practice.
Kieth Lamont Scott, shot while waiting for his son to be dropped off by a school bus, is the 16th black man to be killed by police in the span of four weeks. Police claim he had a gun, but witnesses claim he was reading, and North Carolina is an open carry state. Demand justice for Keith Lamont Scott.
A school district can no longer force transgender students to use the wrong bathroom and locker room or make them wear bracelets singling them out as trans. Thank the organization that fought to protect these highly marginalized kids from discrimination and harassment.
America has promised to resettle 110,000 more refugees within the next year. Thank Obama for pledging to save thousands of asylum seekers’ lives.
Tens of thousands of people are facing eviction and homelessness because of a housing shortage crisis in New York. Sign this petition to demand lower housing costs.
A temple supports and sponsors a rodeo and circus every year. The animals involved in these events face terrible physical and mental stresses regularly. Sign this petition and demand the temple stop sponsoring these cruel events.
Two litters of kittens are believed to have been thrown from the window of a moving vehicle, causing all but two to die. Demand that the cruel person who did this be brought to justice.
Law enforcement agencies are seizing property and money despite little proof that the assets were used to commit a crime. Sign this petition to end this unethical seizure from innocent citizens.
Images have emerged that allegedly show U.S.-supplied white phosphorous being used as a weapon against civilians in Yemen. Demand the halt of all transfers of white phosphorous to governments fighting in Yemen.
Officials in Birmingham, Alabama, are asking that the city’s Civil Rights sites become a national park or monument. Sign the petition to ask President Obama to commemorate these important historical sites.
Conscientious Republicans who refuse to endorse Donald Trump may be prevented from ever running for president again. Sign the petition to tell the Republican Party chairman that he cannot bully politicians into following party over principles.
Wells Fargo executives knew about the rampant creation of unauthorized bank accounts as far back as 2011, yet this illegal activity continued for years. Thousands of middle class workers lost their jobs while one executive walked away with a $100 million retirement package. Tell CEO John Stumpf to step down immediately.
Oil companies are unloading toxic diesel onto African countries with weak environmental standards, causing air pollution that is putting the health of citizens at risk. Stop these companies from putting human health at risk for the sake of profit.
Black workers are earning far less than their white co-workers for performing the same tasks, regardless of their experience, skill level and education. Sign this petition to demand a fair deal for all workers, regardless of race.
“Cage-free” eggs at Whole Foods may actually come from abused hens raised in factory farm-like conditions. Demand that Whole Foods do better than this, by supplying only pasture-raised and Certified Humane eggs.
Another unarmed citizen has been shot and killed by police despite little evidence of justification. Demand that local authorities investigate this tragic incident and, if necessary, punish all responsible parties to the full extent of the law.
Extensive damage to wildlife habitats and Native American relics needs to be stopped. Republicans in Congress have blocked attempts to preserve sacred land but there is something the President can do. Sign this petition to tell Obama to make Gold Butte a national monument.
A roadside zoo has been holding animals in awful conditions for much too long. Eyewitness reports state that many of the animals are living in small cages surrounded by filth, including their own feces. Sign this petition and demand that the zoo retire all the animals to an accredited sanctuary immediately.
A cat was left with a pellet in the abdomen after a disturbing attack by a maniac with an air gun. The attacker also shot at a woman, leaving her with leg injuries. This senseless violence must not go unpunished. Demand that authorities find the monster responsible for these attacks and prosecute them to the fullest extent of the law.