Two puppies were reportedly abused so badly that one was rendered incapable of walking and both suffered from severe mange. Authorities said the puppies required thousands of dollars worth of medical treatment due to the abuse. Sign to ensure that these innocent animals get the justice they deserve.
An endangered whale shark is dead, allegedly at the hands of two fishermen. Photos depict the shark hanging from a crane, clearly deceased. Demand justice for this endangered animal.
A university is planning to build a massive new research lab where thousands of animals will suffer painful tests and die. Urge decision-makers to cancel these plans and focus on developing humane research methods instead.
The rights of transgender students must be protected in school, and one school district is taking decisive action. Unfortunately, this pro-equality policy is being attacked by members of the Texas government. Sign the petition to stand up to bigotry.
A proposal seeks to protect 40,000 acres of critical wildlife habitat from the pernicious influence of Big Oil. Sign this petition to support this effort to prohibit drilling in national forests.
The cruel practice of greyhound racing will end in Arizona thanks to a new bill. Sign the petition to support eradicating this inhumane sport.
A military academy has denied a Muslim cadet her request to be allowed to wear a hijab during her attendance of the college. Sign to demand that this academy ends its religious discrimination and lets Muslim cadets wear head coverings.
Bernie Sanders is almost certain to lose the Democratic primary election to Hillary Clinton. Opposition from political and economic elites, as well as the corporate media, has a lot to do with that. Urge Bernie Sanders to build on the revolution he started by running for president as a third party candidate.
A recent study found inhumane working conditions for poultry industry employees, including lack of time to use the bathroom. Demand poultry workers are given appropriate bathroom breaks.
A former police officer who shot and killed an unarmed man and then lied about the incident has been indicted for his alleged crimes. Congratulate those responsible for holding this man accountable for his violent misconduct.
A high school lacrosse team allegedly killed a guinea pig and smeared its remains and blood on their faces before a game. This horrific display of violent cruelty against a harmless, innocent animal must not be tolerated. Demand that they be punished to the maximum extent if found guilty of this crime.
Five children set a Jewish school bus on fire in an alleged hate crime. Video evidence shows the boys boarding the bus with flaming cardboard and then fleeing. Take a stand against hate crimes and demand that these boys receive the maximum punishment possible if found guilty for this crime.
Twenty stray dogs were allegedly poisoned to death. Video footage shows a man feeding them from a bag reported to contain pesticide. Demand justice for these innocent dogs.
An elderly dolphin in poor health is being forced to perform shows daily and drag people across pools in a marine park. Demand that Bucky the dolphin be retired to an accredited sanctuary.
A black bear was killed and mutilated so badly that its age and sex could not be identified. Conservation agents have found the alleged poacher, and now it is time to demand an aggressive prosecution. Ask the county prosecutor to take this horrific crime seriously and pursue the maximum penalty.
An orphaned bear cub was euthanized by a conservation officer despite the fact that a wildlife center had already offered to take it in for rehabilitation. Sign the petition below to demand stricter regulations for the use of lethal force in wildlife encounters to prevent this kind of needless death in the future.
A police chief allegedly sent an email expressing his support for racial profiling tactics within his department. Urge New Jersey Attorney General Robert Lougy to ask for the permanent removal of this officer from the force.
Educational inequalities such as lower expectations for African American students impede minority student success. Change these practices to ensure that all students are given the same chance at success.
A young girl may never see again after she was scalped by a carnival ride. Demand carnivals are no longer permitted to use this ride to prevent this horrific event from happening again.
A man who starved his dog to death will walk free and merely receive a small fine. Moreover, he will eventually be allowed to own animals again. Demand that his sentence is dramatically increased to include jail time and a lifetime ban on keeping pets.
Dog owners who leave their pets to die in hot cars currently face a trivial sentence. Urge authorities to introduce harsher punishments for people who have caused suffering or death to animals by leaving them in unattended vehicles
Native American tribes are attempting to reclaim the remains of their ancestors who were forced from their homes and made to attend a boarding school over 2,000 miles from their families. Urge the government to exhume these remains and repatriate them to their native lands so that the descendants can finally receive closure.
A disabled 11-year-old was reportedly dropped off at school almost an hour early by a bus driver who left her in the rain alone. The child’s mother says it’s pure luck that her daughter even made it to class safely. Demand repercussions for the irresponsible bus driver.
A Muslim student wearing a hijab in her high school yearbook was identified as “Isis” instead of her actual name. Demand that the school and yearbook staff stop excusing racism as an innocent mistake and reprimand whoever is responsible for printing this hurtful remark.
The Philippines just elected its first out trans person to public office in spite of anti-trans laws and conservative politics. Celebrate this win for trans people and for inclusive progress.