A young woman is scheduled to be hanged for the murder of her reportedly abusive husband, whom she was forcefully given to at a tender age. Sign this petition to demand her life be spared.
After several Samsung phones exploded and endangered their owners’ health and safety, the company has still not issued a recall. The technology giant reportedly knew these devices were potentially unsafe, but they did not warn their customers. Demand an immediate recall of Note 7 smartphones and compensation for those injured by explosions.
An octogenarian grandmother’s home was raided without a warrant by the Massachusetts National Guard, all for a single marijuana plant which she was growing for medicinal use. This is an invasion of privacy, a waste of resources, and a classic example of the overly aggressive war on drugs. Tell the National Guard we should already be past this nonsense.
A family dog was killed, skinned, and left in his own backyard. Markings on the dog’s body suggested that he was killed by a human. Demand justice for this innocent dog.
Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani recently defended Donald Trump’s sexist excuse for his harassment of several women, claiming it was just “how men talk.” Sign this petition to demand he apologize and take back his words.
A dog was found with part of its leg cut off, a huge gash in its shoulder, and its eye bulging out of its head. Demand that India improve its animal protection laws in order to crack down on rampant acts of animal cruelty such as these.
A judge allowed a convicted pedophile to escape jail time after he claimed he wanted to start a family. This man should be in prison, yet he is free despite the thousands of images and videos of children he had in his possession. Sign this petition to criticize this lax sentencing.
A puppy was reportedly murdered by a teenager who cruelly broke the animal’s neck with his bare hands because he was angry with the dog’s owner. Sign this petition to make sure that this alleged puppy killer doesn’t escape justice like so many others.
The U.N. has finally claimed responsibility for its role in a cholera outbreak that started in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake and has recently seen an alarming acceleration after Hurricane Matthew. Applaud the organization for taking responsibility and sending aid to combat the outbreak.
Minors as young as 16 are being brutally flogged and stoned in Saudi Arabia due to outdated and draconian laws. Demand that this barbaric practice be outlawed at once.
Thousands of innocent civilians are dying due to airstrikes as Russia refuses a ceasefire to allow the U.N. to administer humanitarian aid. Demand that Russia’s U.N. ambassador work with fellow Security Council nations to bring an end to the violence.
A 6-year-old girl reportedly endured traumatic sexual abuse under the supervision of her caretaker. The caretaker reportedly forced an older boy to molest her by threatening violence. Demand justice for these innocent children.
Oxford University in the United Kingdom just took action to fight rape and sexual assault on campus by making sexual consent classes mandatory for incoming freshmen. Urge officials to take this one step further by requiring consent classes at all U.K. universities.
Alleged inhumane prison conditions in Alabama, including overcrowding, forced labor, and inadequate educational opportunities, are now being investigated. Applaud that these allegations are being addressed and that steps are being taken to protect prisoners’ rights.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service listed seven species of Hawaiian yellow-faced bees as endangered, the first time bees of any kind have been classified as endangered. Bees are vital for our ecosystems and must be saved. Urge officials to take drastic action towards protecting these bees and getting them off the endangered list.
Thousands of people are currently at risk of being deported to their hurricane-ravaged home country of Haiti. Tell Obama to reverse course – we cannot deport Haitian people to a devastated country.
A plan to tighten the already harsh abortion laws in Poland has been stopped in its tracks after thousands came out to protest the extreme restrictions. Sign this petition to applaud the Polish government for its progressive change of heart on this issue.
A deadly drug with the potential to be used in terrorist attacks is being bought online and shipped across the world. Sign this petition to demand a crackdown on the companies responsible for developing this lethal chemical.
A jury found two cops liable for shoving a screwdriver into a man’s rectum during a search, according to reports, and yet these officers are still on the police force and have faced no consequences for the alleged rape. The victim, a young black man, suffered internal injuries and has been fighting for justice ever since. Demand that these cops be fired immediately.
More than 3,000 baby sea lions washed ashore last year along the coast of California, weak, starving, and dehydrated. These numbers were unprecedented at the time, and rehabilitation centers continue to be overwhelmed. Act now to demand research and conservation efforts to help sea lions.
Parade floats suggesting racism and the assassination of a public figure were recently allowed in family-friendly parades. This sort of offensive propaganda has no place at a public event. Demand that the organization commissioning the parades ban depictions of prejudice and cruelty.
A cat was zippered into a backpack and thrown into a flooded river. Her frightened cries could be heard on shore, but rescuers could not get to her in time. Demand justice for this innocent cat.
Four fracking wells have been approved in a local community, overturning the town’s rejection of this project. This represents a threat to local democracy and environment, as well as the fight against climate change. Demand a halt to the project.
A plan to capture or kill most of the remaining wild red wolves in North Carolina because of complaints from landowners has just been thrown out. Applaud the judge for upholding protections for endangered wolves and not bending to the will of vocal landowners.
A leaked video shows presidential nominee Donald Trump making extremely lewd remarks about women. This video makes it strikingly clear that he is not fit to be president; demand that Trump drop out of the presidential race immediately.