Recent Petitions

Applaud Magazine for Nixing Terms Like “Diet” and “Bikini Body”

Applaud Magazine for Nixing Terms Like “Diet” and “Bikini Body”

Women’s Health magazine recently committed to replacing cover terms like “diet,” “shrink,” “bikini body,” and “drop two sizes” with positive ones like “strong,” “toned,” and “sexy.” Sign the petition and applaud the magazine on its shift toward a more inclusive image.

End Gender Inequality in Disney’s Princess Movies

End Gender Inequality in Disney’s Princess Movies

Recent research has shown that men characters speak more than women characters in Disney princess movies. Sign this petition to demand that Disney give women more lines in their films.

Applaud Efforts to End Gay Conversion Therapy

Applaud Efforts to End Gay Conversion Therapy

Gay conversion therapy, a harmful and dangerous practice, could soon be banned for minors in the state of Hawaii. Praise the efforts to ban this practice for the benefit of the LGBT community.

Pardon Whistle-Blower from Unfair Imprisonment

Pardon Whistle-Blower from Unfair Imprisonment

A former CIA agent has been imprisoned for alerting the public about a dangerous plan involving nuclear weapons. Demand that President Obama release this loyal citizen and stop punishing whistle-blowers.

Release Wrongfully Imprisoned Pastor

Release Wrongfully Imprisoned Pastor

A Canadian pastor on a humanitarian mission in North Korea has been imprisoned and sentenced to a life of hard labor. Urge the government to intervene on his behalf and secure his release.

Stop Florida from Banning Abortions

Stop Florida from Banning Abortions

Florida’s legislature is attempting the pass a bill that will nearly ban abortion in the entire state despite the fact that such a ban would clearly be ruled unconstitutional. Sign this petition to urge the legislature to reject the bill.

Don’t Bring Back Firing Squads

Don’t Bring Back Firing Squads

Firing squads and other violent means are being proposed as death penalty alternatives in Mississippi due to the decreasing availability of the chemicals used in lethal injections. Tell state leadership this archaic proposal must not be accepted by signing this petition.

Demand Company Stop Using Fur and Down

Demand Company Stop Using Fur and Down

A popular cold weather clothing retailer uses fur and down for many of its products. Fur and down come from the bodies of tortured animals. Sign this petition and tell Canada Goose it is time to stop the needless suffering and to start using cruelty-free alternatives.

Success: Lego Introduces Disabled Child Minifigure

Success: Lego Introduces Disabled Child Minifigure

Lego recently announced the addition of a wheelchair-bound minifigure to its ‘Fun in the Park’ line. Sign the petition and applaud Lego’s celebration of diversity.

Fire Off-Duty Cop Who Allegedly Attacked Elderly Man

Fire Off-Duty Cop Who Allegedly Attacked Elderly Man

An elderly man was allegedly attacked by an off-duty police sergeant who parked too close to the victim, causing a door ding. The officer reportedly reached into the man’s vehicle and attacked him. Demand the sergeant be fired if guilty of the allegations.

Stop Child Slavery at the Super Bowl

Stop Child Slavery at the Super Bowl

Children are at risk of being kidnapped and sold into sex slavery before and during the Super Bowl. Call on authorities to crack down on human trafficking, and prevent this celebratory day from becoming an occasion for tragedy.

Stop Using Monkeys in Ads

Stop Using Monkeys in Ads

HomeVestors of America has released a new commercial featuring a capuchin monkey. Monkeys used in the entertainment industry are deprived of everything natural to them including companionship, living environment and their natural diet. Demand HomeVestors stop using animals in their advertisements.

Prevent Kittens From Being Sold as Dogfight Bait

Prevent Kittens From Being Sold as Dogfight Bait

Dozens of kittens are reportedly being sold and used as bait in dogfights, yet the investigation has been dropped. Demand this case be reopened and that anyone responsible for torturing innocent animals in this unthinkable manner be punished to the fullest extent of the law.

Applaud Akon for Solar Power Initiative

Applaud Akon for Solar Power Initiative

Over 1.3 billion people across the globe do not have access to electricity. This prevents students from studying, businesses from running, and women from feeling safe on the street after dark. Thank an innovative company for developing solar power initiatives in villages across Africa.

Reprimand Judge For Denying Native American Religious Freedoms

Reprimand Judge For Denying Native American Religious Freedoms

An Oklahoma district court judge ruled in favor of a high school that denied a Native American student’s right to express her religious beliefs on graduation day. Demand an apology to the student from the judge who ruled against her freedom of religion.

Stop Casting of British White Man as Michael Jackson

Stop Casting of British White Man as Michael Jackson

A new TV movie has cast white actor Joseph Fiennes as Michael Jackson, a decision prompting outrage. Although Jackson’s skin disorder left him with whitened skin, he always identified and wanted to be portrayed as black. Let the production company know they should use this opportunity to cast a black actor.

Applaud Increased Diversity in Barbie Toy Line

Applaud Increased Diversity in Barbie Toy Line

Barbies will now come in petite, tall, and curvy models and will feature more diverse skin tones and hair textures in a new push for better representation by toy company Mattel. Sign our petition to applaud this effort to show girls everywhere that you don’t have to be thin and white to be beautiful.

Stop Exposing Children to Tobacco Use in Video Games

Stop Exposing Children to Tobacco Use in Video Games

Tobacco use in video games is unmonitored and poses a threat to impressionable young gamers. Take action to restrict the glamorization of tobacco in the video gaming industry.

Fire Allegedly Corrupt CEO of Wounded Warrior Project

Fire Allegedly Corrupt CEO of Wounded Warrior Project

The CEO of the Wounded Warrior Project charity has allegedly been using funds for elaborate parties. Instead of helping veterans, money is spent on expensive hotels and travel. Demand that he be fired so donations go to wounded veterans.

Provide Humane Conditions for Asylum Seekers

Provide Humane Conditions for Asylum Seekers

Children and their families seeking asylum are living in prison-like conditions, oftentimes for years. Sign this petition to demand that these refugees receive better living conditions and faster processing for their asylum requests.

Don’t Allow Low-Income Children to Go Hungry During the Summer

Don’t Allow Low-Income Children to Go Hungry During the Summer

Only 3.8 million out of 22 million children who require free or reduced school lunches are being fed through the government’s summer meal program. This huge disparity means millions of children are going hungry during the summertime. Help feed these children by demanding support for President Obama’s proposed increase in funding for the summer meal program.

Punish No-Kill Shelter for Alleged Animal Cruelty

Punish No-Kill Shelter for Alleged Animal Cruelty

At least 600 animals were seized from a no-kill animal shelter where they were suffering from open wounds and skin problems and appeared to be malnourished. The shelter clearly neglected the animals and allowed them to suffer. Demand that the operators of this shelter be prosecuted to the maximum extent if found guilty.

Applaud Ban on Leopard Hunting

Applaud Ban on Leopard Hunting

South Africa has banned leopard hunting for the year of 2016. This is a huge step, despite its 12-month limit, to ending hunts on these animals. Send your support to the Ministry of Environmental Affairs in South Africa for this decision.

Justice for Tormented Fox

Justice for Tormented Fox

A group of teenagers allegedly chased, cornered and hit a fox for their own entertainment. The fox was found cowering in fear and covered in puncture wounds. Sign this petition and demand the people responsible for this crime face the proper punishment.

Make Sure Donations for Wounded Veterans Are Used Effectively

Make Sure Donations for Wounded Veterans Are Used Effectively

Veterans and former employees claim the nation’s most well-known veteran’s charity is less focused on helping wounded warriors and more focused on raising money. Sign this petition to demand they provide more comprehensive services.

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