A 1.7 mile earthen barrier has prevented the invasive species Asian carp from entering the Great Lakes. Applaud those responsible for stopping the invasion of this destructive species and protecting crucial ecosystems.
A dog is dead after leaving a grooming office bleeding from the mouth and struggling to breathe. Demand that the groomer allegedly responsible is fired and that hiring practices are improved to ensure that cruel people like these cannot handle animals.
An American couple has been released from unjust imprisonment in Kuwait. The false charges against them were likely an excuse to target the lesbian couple for their sexual orientation. Sign this petition to applaud the couple’s successful release.
Wild horses in Arizona will no longer be removed from their natural habitat by federal agencies, thanks to a bill which recently passed the state legislature. Sign this petition to thank legislators for protecting the wild horse population.
A popular museum’s multicultural internship program might be in trouble from a discrimination lawsuit after a white woman was rejected from the program. The program seeks to give opportunities to underrepresented groups in the fine arts world, and the woman is definitely not from an underrepresented group. Help save the program by signing this petition.
A recent study indicates that younger veterans may not be allowed equal access to state-operated veterans housing. Demand these claims are investigated and any violations corrected.
A baseball team is planning on hosting several events dubbed “Cowboy Monkey Rodeo.” At these events, a monkey is forced into a costume and strapped to a dog while the dog sprints around a track. This event is frightful and cruel for the monkeys and completely unnecessary. Demand these inhuman rodeos are canceled.
America’s honey bees are dying off at a catastrophic rate according to a recent annual survey. Demand better protection for these valuable animals before they are lost forever.
Rape victims at a Mormon university are being punished for violating the school’s Honor Code, which prohibits premarital sex. Nonconsensual sex should not be considered a violation. Sign this petition to make sure that rape victims are exempt from Honor Code punishments.
A woman was burned to death after her boyfriend allegedly threw a cup of gasoline on her while she was smoking a cigarette. Sign this petition to take a stand against domestic violence now.
A baby crow was reportedly attacked by a group of boys who beat it with sticks, even as the bird’s family screamed from the tree above. Someone intervened, but the bird may not survive. Demand that these people be charged and punished for this senseless violence.
A journalist and poet has been arrested and held for months, facing charges related to making Facebook posts critical of the government. Help us call for his release.
Officials in Orlando have voted to decriminalize marijuana. This is a major step towards ending the mass incarceration of nonviolent drug offenders in America. Applaud the Orlando City Council for approving this ordinance.
A research center abandoned 67 laboratory chimps on a desert island. The chimps would have died of hunger and thirst if not for the efforts of conservation groups. Demand that the center’s largest corporate donor withhold any further donations until it agrees to provide life-long care for the chimps.
Two youth activists are facing long stretches in prison after allegedly being beaten and threatened until they issued false confessions. Demand that they be released and the charges against them dropped.
Academics will be allowed to speak freely on the important implications of their findings, as a result of the United Kingdom’s decision to exempt them from the government’s anti-lobbying measures. Applaud Minister Johnson for protecting the right of scientists to speak publicly about their work.
Poultry workers are allegedly being subjected to a litany of unethical workplace abuses, such as being denied bathroom breaks and being forced to wear diapers. Demand the immediate investigation of these troubling claims.
Drivers for ride-sharing service Uber have been consistently denied employee status, which would protect them from discrimination and ensure that they earn minimum wage. Make sure that Uber drivers are given employee status in order to protect their rights.
A teacher at a private school used a racist, misogynistic piece of propaganda that likened Planned Parenthood to the KKK during classroom instruction. This crosses almost every ethical line. Sign the petition to demand that he is fired.
A rare and beautiful porpoise may soon be extinct as a result of illegal fishing methods. Demand officials ban all fishing in areas where these animals are found and that they devise a plan to save the population.
It is finally legal for people in Colorado to collect rainwater at their home for conservation purposes. Let’s thank the governor for agreeing to eliminate the silly prohibition on collecting rainwater. And of course, a big thank you to the ForceChange community which turned up the heat on this issue, which led to this positive change.
A man with a previous record of animal cruelty allegedly shot another man’s pet in a fit of rage. Demand that he is incarcerated for his shocking cruelty and endangerment of nearby people.
A dog was recently found malnourished and unable to walk after being confined to a filthy crate for so long. Call for strengthened animal protection laws to ensure that abusers like these are properly punished.
An elephant named Happy has been living all by herself in a zoo for 10 years. Happy is 44 years old; she does not have a lot of time left. Urge her owners to release her to a reputable sanctuary as soon as possible, so that she can finally have a chance at happiness.
Two dogs were allegedly found dead in a backyard where another dog was said to be starving to death. Demand the owner is prosecuted and banned from owning animals if found guilty.