The two largest public pension funds in the country are at critical moments in examining full fossil fuel divestment. Fossil fuels need to stay in the ground, and investing in coal, oil, and gas companies is investing in an unsustainable future. Sign the petition to support divestment.
Even though Trump won against Hillary in the official election, there is still time left to change the outcome. Swing states have the power to vote their conscience, and Florida is one of several. Sign this petition to demand Florida change its vote to Hillary Clinton.
A teenage boy is fighting for his life after reportedly spending two years locked in a basement and starved by his adoptive parents. Please help this young man get the justice he deserves by adding your name to this petition.
Each year Canada gives the fossil fuel industry $3.3 billion in subsidies, undermining efforts to cut emissions and keep fossil fuel resources in the ground. Demand that the government put a stop to these subsidies.
“Gay conversion therapy” is a practice scientifically proven to be extremely harmful to young people. A ban on this dangerous procedure has been stalled in a state senate for nearly a year. Demand that senators act to protect LGBTQ youth.
The Electoral College is an antiquated system, which effectively disenfranchises voters in large states where their opinion may be the minority. Sign this petition to show support for a simple, democratic, popular vote for president.
A fracking company is about to start exploring for shale gas in preparation for beginning toxic drilling. Given that 85 percent of known fossil fuel resources must stay in the ground to prevent catastrophic climate change, discovering new resources is incompatible with fighting climate change. Demand an end to fossil fuel exploration.
Donald Trump is asking that his Trump University fraud case be delayed until after his inauguration as president. The American people have a right to know whether their president is involved in criminal activity. Demand that his trial not be delayed.
Two South African men are accused of forcing a black man into a coffin and threatening to set him on fire. This alleged racist attack has spawned riots throughout the country. Demand justice for the victim of these horrific acts.
A man reportedly decapitated his friend’s pet chicken in a fit of rage. Demand justice for this innocent animal and the maximum possible punishment for the man responsible for this monstrous act of cruelty.
The world’s saddest polar bear has recently been temporarily relocated from his concrete pit at a mall. The lack of sunlight and social interaction has caused this bear to showcase some extreme stress behaviors including violent head swinging and excessive pacing. Sign this petition and demand that this polar bear be permanently relocated to an accredited sanctuary.
A dog was buried alive and left to die in an unmarked grave after someone hammered a nail into his skull. Urge the police to find whoever sadistically tortured this poor dog by signing this petition.
A popular clothing company continues to use down feathers despite knowing the horrors ducks used for down face. Every six weeks, the ducks have their delicate feathers plucked from their skin, without the use of any pain killers. Sign this petition and demand the company stop using down feathers in its products.
Four men ran down a wild kangaroo, burned it with a lit cigarette, stabbed it repeatedly and beat it to death, all while recording the incident and uploading it on social media. Sign this petition to demand justice for this poor, defenseless animal.
Six women and a child are confirmed to be among the 20 civilians killed during an airstrike in Syria conducted by a U.S.-led coalition. This is not the first instance of U.S. actions allegedly resulting in civilian casualties and it will likely not be the last. Demand that a full investigation be launched to determine responsibility for these tragic civilian deaths.
A 6-year-old autistic boy was reportedly starved and murdered. His mother and stepfather are the prime suspects. Demand justice for this innocent boy.
Former aides allege that Governor Chris Christie helped plan the shutdown of a major bridge, delaying first responders and resulting in the death of an elderly woman. The Governor of New Jersey and former presidential candidate should also face a jury of his peers. Sign the petition that Christie be held accountable for his alleged actions.
An anti-LGBTQ amendment that intends to undo all the progress America has made in fighting for LGBTQ rights is currently being forced through the Senate by Conservative Representative Steve Russell. Sign this petition to help ensure that this discriminatory amendment does not pass.
Products made from 225 tigers, 907 elephants, and 579 rhinos were allegedly sold in one village in just 18 months. If the tigers were all wild, this represents six percent of the wild tiger population. Demand action to end wildlife trafficking.
Many leaders in the tech industry have suddenly become conciliatory after learning that Donald Trump would become the 45th president of the United States – a sharp turnaround from the nearly unanimous criticism of Trump’s hateful rhetoric prior to the election. Tell tech leaders nothing has changed, and they must continue standing up for what they believe is right.
Starbucks pledged to make all of its to-go cups reusable or recyclable by 2015, but the company has had trouble following through on this promise. As a company that prides itself on leadership in sustainability initiatives, Starbucks should be able to accomplish this relatively modest goal. Tell Starbucks to make good on its promises to reduce waste.
Over half of one of the world’s oldest coral reefs is currently dead, while much of the rest has been bleached. Demand that the government steps in to save this reef and the marine species that rely on it.
A man threatened to set a college student on fire if she did not remove her hijab. Spokesmen at the university are calling this a hate crime. Demand justice for this innocent woman.
Cremation or burial of fetal remains in cases of abortion or miscarriage could soon be required by law in Texas. Besides being a thinly veiled attack on reproductive rights, this rule could create significant economic and emotional burdens for women. Add your voice to let Texas health officials know this is not right.
Americans fear losing their health insurance and social security benefits to selfish and classist thinking when Donald Trump takes office. Sign this petition to take preventive measures against such a loss.