A politician who brutally attacked a police horse and subsequently caused the animal’s death has faced no consequences for his act. Urge authorities to properly punish this man for his crime.
Over 70 elephants used in a festival were allegedly mistreated, not given food or water for 36 hours, and forced to stand near loud fireworks. Urge authorities to harshly punish the people responsible for this cruelty, and ban the use of animals in festivals altogether.
TripAdvisor continues to promote and sell tickets for cruel wildlife attractions despite these attractions subjecting animals to abuse. Urge the travel website to stop encouraging tourists to visit cruel animal attractions.
A baby died after his parents were allegedly unable to reach a 911 operator. The call center lacked sufficient staff and was unable to respond to every call. Demand a reevaluation of the 911 system and an immediate staffing increase.
A police lieutenant reportedly used the N-word in multiple racist social media posts, yet she was only suspended for ten days. She has already allegedly been suspended multiple times; demand that she be fired for her unacceptable comments.
Sea cucumbers off the coastline of Japan are dropping rapidly in numbers due to overfishing. To prevent more species of sea cucumber from making the endangered species list, increased fishing regulations must be enforced in Japan. Sign to demand that protections are implemented for this vital species.
Multi-billion dollar corporation Nestlé continues to pump clean water out of Michigan for free while residents of Flint struggle to find and afford clean drinking water. Urge Governor Rick Snyder to shut down Nestlé’s free access to clean water in Michigan.
Human rights activists in Colombia have received death threats. Help us ask for them to get the protections they need to continue their work.
The Utah GOP has implemented a significantly flawed online voting system. The new system makes voters susceptible to hacking and opens the door to more extensive forms of voter fraud while failing to make ballots more accessible to ordinary citizens. Call on the party chairman to end an experiment that has no place in a functional democracy.
When a Family Dollar customer objected to the homophobia she encountered at the register, she was denied service. Her complaints to both store and corporate management have received no response. Tell Family Dollar to remedy this situation by apologizing to the customer and retraining its staff.
In the U.K., the visas of migrant domestic workers are tied to their employers, making it nearly impossible to switch jobs. This system contributes to abuses such as forced labor, low wages, and illegal confinement. Demand that this system is abolished in order to protect migrant workers from abuse.
An elephant recently died of exhaustion after it was forced to carry tourists on its back in the excruciating heat. Elephant tourism is a common and cruel industry in many countries. Sign this petition to stop the abuse and murder of elephants for profit.
A school board is considering a resolution that would bar transgender students from gender-congruent restrooms. Tell the Marion County School Board to let transgender students pee in peace.
Indigenous and environmental rights activists in Honduras have suffered under a months-long campaign of violence, including a recent attack by an armed mob that left eight people injured. Ask Honduras to uphold human rights and open an independent and transparent investigation into violence against activists.
A company based out of North Carolina is breeding and selling monkeys. A monkey the company sold to a family became so stressed due to his confinement that he nibbled off his toes. Sign this petition and demand the company shuts down.
A six-year-old boy reportedly died at the dentist’s office after receiving anesthesia. The dentist was sued for malpractice and negligence, but he’s still allowed to practice even while the case is pending. Demand that this dentist be shut down so that no more lives are unnecessarily put at risk.
The editor of Bangladesh’s sole LGBTQ-friendly publication was hacked to death in a murder that continues a trend of violence and religious repression. Urge the government to investigate this murder and bring those responsible to justice.
Farmers have suffered tremendous financial and livestock losses as a result of sanctioned pesticide use. Demand they are reimbursed for their losses without having to file a lawsuit.
Animal abusers currently face little to no prison time, allowing them to harm animals unpunished and likely move on to hurting people. Urge authorities to implement harsher penalties for animal cruelty.
Oklahoma is about to make it illegal for physicians to perform abortions. Physicians who defy the bill would face felony charges and the loss of their licenses. Demand that the governor veto this controversial bill.
The NYPD’s vertical patrol practices in public housing are fraught with issues. The lack of clear protocols for officers conducting vertical patrols, as well as the excessive number of them, are exacerbating poor conditions in public housing. Urge Commissioner William J. Bratton to reduce and reform his department’s vertical patrols.
A billionaire thinks that he can shut off access to a beach that belongs to the public. This coastal treasure should not be hidden because of the selfishness of a rich man; demand that he reopen the beach to the public at once.
Maine Governor Paul LePage has refused to actually help combat his state’s heroin epidemic therapeutically, instead vetoing a bill that would have saved lives. Sign the petition to tell Governor LePage that his views on drug addiction are horrifying and that he needs to allow medical professionals to help addicts.
Military police and security guards from a Brazilian lumber company allegedly ambushed activists on an encampment, killing two and wounding six. Urge officials to pursue prosecution of those who are responsible for this violent attack.
Tiny houses that were donated to the homeless in Los Angeles were confiscated by the city earlier this year. Now they are being returned after protests from the tiny house supporters. Praise the city council for listening to the protesters and deciding to return the houses.