A large street fair has decided to cancel its pig and rooster chase this year. Pigs and roosters are smart, social and unique animals that deserve to be shown respect. Sign this petition and thank the fair for canceling the cruel event this year.
Captive orca breeding and export is finally banned in California. Sign this petition and applaud this groundbreaking decision to help animals stuck in the entertainment industry.
Bill Cosby’s legal team is alleging racism in hopes of letting their client escape the many charges of sexual assault against him. Sign this petition to demand the lawyers’ revoke their ridiculous accusations.
A special prosecutor has ordered further investigation into the suspicious shooting death of a young Chicago man by police. Applaud these determined efforts to ensure justice for this tragic death.
Tests have found that many houses in Pittsburgh receive water with dangerously high lead levels. In several cases, levels have exceeded federal maximums by up to five times. Demand action to ensure that Pittsburgh residents have access to safe water.
A Middle Eastern woman suffered a miscarriage after she was violently attacked. The attacker reportedly spouted anti-Muslim hate speech prior to kicking her in the stomach. Demand justice for this innocent woman.
Two companies have snubbed a football player because he knelt during the national anthem in protest of national injustice. Punishing people for trying to improve the country through freedom of expression is profoundly unpatriotic. Demand apologies from these corporations.
Thousands of children across the country are at risk from dangerously high levels of lead in their drinking water supply. Demand that this dangerous chemical be removed before it causes extensive long-term damage.
In a twisted medical experiment, dogs were allegedly killed and brought back to life only to be euthanized again. Demand an end to this type of cruel and unnecessary experimentation.
Sexual assault on flights has been revealed as a major issue in recent years, and the Federal Aviation Administration is not doing anything about it. Demand the FAA implement a strict standard of how airlines should handle sexual assault on flights and that they work together with law enforcement to punish predators.
States receiving high numbers of refugees need to better prepare their citizens. Ask governors to develop programs that would educate people about their new neighbors.
An arrest warrant has been issued for the woman who filmed the brutal attacks against the Dakota Access Pipeline protesters. In a clear violation of freedom of the press, she is being charged with trespassing for being there. Demand these charges be dropped.
A mosque sustained serious damage after it was set on fire. The alleged hate crime happened on the first day of Eid al-Adha and the anniversary of 9/11. Take a stand against Islamophobia and demand the maximum penalty in this case.
A police department is embroiled in a scandal where officers are accused of crimes like oral sex with a minor, engaging in prostitution, and obstruction of justice. The department has been the subject of many controversies over the years and obviously these problems are not being prevented and addressed properly. Demand outside agencies are brought in to monitor and reform the department.
Family planning and health care for people nationwide will be saved thanks to a new rule proposed by the Obama administration. Commend this rule and the protection of affordable health care clinics across the country.
Millions of pounds of toxic livestock waste are legally dumped into U.S. waterways every year, putting the environment and public health at risk. Demand that Congress work to strictly limit the amount of waste the animal agriculture industry is allowed to dump.
A permit for a key section of the Dakota Access Pipeline has been revoked and the federal government has agreed to formally meet with the Native American tribes that have been protesting its construction. Applaud this move and demand further action to definitively end the project.
A clothing boutique is being accused of discrimination due to its selective return policy that doesn’t allow people from certain neighborhoods to get a direct refund. Sign this petition to demand a proper investigation to uncover the truth of this matter.
Devastating floods have swept through Louisiana, leaving countless residents homeless and causing $15 billion in damages. Demand that sufficient relief be sent to the victims of this disastrous crisis.
A university allegedly denied proper pain medication and veterinary care to a former racehorse and then killed her, cutting out her unborn child in the process. Sign this petition and demand the university is investigated.
A police officer reportedly asked a woman to perform oral sex in exchange for a full investigation of her rape case. The officer has since admitted to two other sexual assaults while on duty. Demand justice for this innocent woman.
Greyhounds are having their hearts ripped out in cruel scientific experiments. Help prohibit the use of these dogs in all medical and scientific research.
Wild animals are still abused in circuses in the U.K., despite overwhelming public support for ending this cruel practice. Demand a nationwide ban on the use of animals in circuses.
Though the U.S. has resettled 10,000 refugees so far this year, the effort is not enough to put a dent in the millions of people seeking a safe place to live. Sign our petition asking Obama to admit more refugees into the country.
Fully 28 percent of seafood is mislabeled and many of the fish found on our dinner plates are endangered. This is harmful to our health and to the environment. Sign the petition to ask the FDA to enact tougher labeling regulations and hold those who engage in this fraud accountable.