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.
A severely abused pit bull escaped her life as a bait dog and was rescued from the side of a road. Animal abuse cases in a Texas county have started to attract attention for how frequent they’ve become. Demand that law enforcement do its part to catch the abusers.
A New York family’s dog was found buried in their backyard with ax wounds in her head and neck. Demand that the man accused of slaughtering this innocent animal serves the maximum sentence for this crime if found guilty.
A bigoted group is filing lawsuits against schools for letting trans students be who they are and following Title IX requirements. Demand that this anti-LGBT organization stop harassing children with lawsuits demanding that schools act in an illegal manner.
Billboards advertising an organization that promotes harmful gay conversion therapy have appeared in a Texas community. They are damaging to the LGBTQ community and any progress that has been made in terms of LGBTQ rights and awareness. Sign the petition to demand their removal.
Ten percent of the world’s wilderness areas have disappeared in the last 20 years due to unsustainable land use and environmental policy that overlooks it. These lands are home to indigenous peoples and endangered species, and are vital to the continued prosperity of our planet. Demand that these areas be protected.
Nearly three dozen cats were abandoned at an animal shelter, bringing the shelter’s tally of abandoned cats up to 130 in the past four years alone. The shelter suspects that a local animal hoarder may be responsible and wishes to help them. Ask for the local police department’s assistance in this matter.
A former judge stands accused of extorting sexual favors and sexually explicit pictures from defendants in exchange for lighter sentencing. Dozens of accusers have filed complaints, including one minor. Demand this judge is brought to justice.
Prisoners are striking across the U.S. to protest prison labor that is practically slavery and horrible living conditions combined with lacking healthcare. Sign our petition to demand that their voices be heard and that comprehensive prison reforms be pursued.
Mexican authorities have allegedly targeted women for arrest on drug-related charges for years. To gain confessions, women are often abused, tortured and sexually assaulted by their captors. Sign our petition to demand action against this nation-wide problem.
A dog almost starved to death due to his owner’s cruel neglect, according to reports. Sign this petition to make sure the supposed owner is held fully accountable in the eyes of the law.
Unaccompanied child refugees are being detained for months on end in crowded cells, often alongside unrelated adults. Demand that these children be given appropriate accommodation and access to education and healthcare.
A pregnant Muslim woman was brutally assaulted in broad daylight for wearing a veil. Demand that the perpetrators of this vicious crime be prosecuted to the full extent of the law.
President Obama has recently nominated prominent Washington D.C. lawyer Abid Qureshi as a federal judge. If confirmed by the Senate, he would be America’s first Muslim federal judge. Sign the petition to demand that the Senate carry out its duties and hear and confirm the President’s latest judicial nomination.
A teenager allegedly recorded himself punching a cat and uploaded the video to his social media accounts. He reportedly boasted about his increased views and friend requests following the incident. Demand justice for this innocent cat.
A mobile sterilization unit will provide free sterilizations to low income cat owners. Applaud this move, which will save thousands of cats from euthanasia due to shelter overcrowding.
Over 2,000 people have been killed by police and vigilantes in the past three months in the Philippines due to the President’s harsh “War on Drugs.” Victims’ families are too afraid to speak out against these murders for fear of retaliation by the perpetrators. Demand an end to this horrific bloodbath.
Dogs and cats in shelters are languishing without help because New York City still allows commercially bred puppies and kittens. Take action to ensure that abandoned pets get a fair chance at adoption and a better life.
A judge in a sexual assault case asked the alleged victim why she “couldn’t just keep her knees together” and stated that “a woman cannot be raped against her will”. His victim-blaming tactics and lack of understanding of sexual assault laws make him unfit to be a judge. Demand his removal from the bench.
A man who has dedicated himself to spearheading vicious harassment campaigns against women online has been arrested for assaulting an officer. Demand that there be no plea deal for this violent individual and that prosecutors pursue the maximum penalty.
Women who have abortions could soon be imprisoned in Ohio, even in cases involving rape or when the mother’s life is threatened. Demand that this misogynistic and draconian measure be struck down immediately.
The Mayor of Oakland has announced the firing of four officers and the suspension of seven more in connection to the sexual exploitation and trafficking of a minor and the ensuing cover-up. Applaud this move and demand that the officers responsible face charges.
An indie singer confessed to allegedly sexually assaulting a woman, but has yet to face any criminal charges for his actions. Sign this petition to demand he face justice.