The FDA has stepped up to the plate and announced they are re-evaluating their archaic policies on blood donation that singles out gay men. Congratulate the FDA for finally listening to the voices of the American people.
A Police Officers Association Journal recently published an insensitive image that seems to trivialize the Black Lives Matter movement. As of yet, the association’s president has failed to comment on this image. Urge him to apologize for the POA’s lack of judgment immediately.
Bee populations are plummeting and scientists are blaming toxic bee-killing pesticides. These pesticides make nectar and pollen deadly to the bees who eat it. Life on earth depends on healthy bees, so we must take action to ban these pesticides before it’s too late.
Climate change is threatening to release radioactive waste buried in ice near a Cold War era military base. Demand a cleanup strategy to avert a potential ecological catastrophe.
Millions of Americans are at risk from unsafe levels of dangerous chemicals in their drinking water. Demand immediate action to address this dire public health crisis.
Millions of dollars have been awarded to a research center repeatedly found to be mistreating animals. Demand that this funding be revoked and that the center be banned from performing tests on animals.
A self-proclaimed animals sanctuary was charged with 282 counts of cruelty to animals including not providing proper veterinary care, water, or nourishing food. Sign this petition and thank the police department and state attorney for bringing justice to these animals.
Countless dogs spend their entire lives chained outside with their owners facing no legal consequences for this cruel treatment. Demand a ban on dog tethering and the introduction of severe punishments for leaving dogs chained outdoors.
Recently, an oil train derailed in the Columbia River Gorge, spilling thousands of gallons of oil and starting a fire that forced the evacuation of a nearby town. Demand that these dangerous trains are banned.
Each year, a terrified wild goat is captured from the mountains, kept in a tiny cage, and exhibited for three days at a town fair. Urge town officials to put an end to this cruel tradition, replacing it with a less archaic and more humane alternative.
The DNC recently released its party platform, which turned out to be more relaxed on climate change than we would’ve liked. Demand action to put climate issues at the forefront of the party’s agenda.
Demands for justice and equality in the Ethiopian state of Oromia have been violently squashed by police and military forces. Hundreds of peaceful protesters have lost their lives, and thousands more have been sitting in jail for months without trial. Urge the Ethiopian Ministry of Defense to end the unjust and deadly crackdown of these protests by signing this petition.
The Ice Bucket Challenge was once thought to be a joke and counterproductive to actual medical fundraising. As it turns out, it helped raise the money necessary to figure out the cause for ALS. Thank the team behind Project MinE for its work to figure out the gene responsible for ALS.
A county commissioner took to Twitter to voice harmful, derogatory remarks about the transgender community. Such statements are beneath the office of a public official. Sign the petition to demand that he apologize to not only his transgender constituents, but to the transgender community overall.
A kitten was reportedly mauled to death when a man made his dogs attack it. A video shows the man poke the poor kitten with a stick before commanding his dogs to attack the innocent animal. Please sign this petition to demand that this sadistic act doesn’t go unpunished.
An elderly woman was reportedly beaten and set on fire during a home invasion. She suffered serious injuries and is in critical condition. Demand justice for this innocent woman.
Eight people have been detained and held incommunicado without charges in Sudan. Seven of these people are displaced from the ongoing violence in Darfur. Demand they either be charged and allowed access to lawyers, or released.
Cash prizes awarded to medal-winning Olympic athletes are being taxed by the government. Voice your support for new legislation that would repeal this tax and allow these athletes to enjoy their reward for representing their country.
A woman reportedly drove her sons around while they shot BBs at a homeless man. The victim says they cursed at him before shooting, then they drove back to repeat the disgusting crime. Demand the maximum penalty for this violent, heartless crime against an innocent person.
A baby rhino was found next to his dead mother after poachers attacked for the animal’s horn. Thankfully, rescuers came just in time to save and protect the baby rhino. Sign this petition and thank the rescue organization for all that they do to help Africa’s wildlife.
A lion cub was brought into a nightclub and forced to take selfies with its patrons. A patron allegedly rented the cub from a zoo known for its mistreatment of animals. Demand the maximum penalty in this case.
Two police officers reportedly chased a groundhog around a golf course until they ran the poor creature over, killing it immediately. Demand that they are immediately terminated and stripped of their ability to serve on the police force if found guilty.
Over 120 species of fireflies call the U.S. home. However, their populations are endangered due to light pollution, development, and harvesting. Sign the petition to ask officials to establish sanctuaries to protect the unique insect.
An Amish man allegedly beat an overburdened horse to death and the police told a witness that they’d likely be unable to prosecute the man because the Amish are governed under a different set of laws. Demand that this man be punished to the fullest extent of the law.
Fracking has been proven to be more dangerous than coal in both the emissions it emits and the pollutants it releases into our air and water. Demand that the EPA bans fracking to prevent the Earth from reaching “climate catastrophe.”