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.
A college is dissecting pregnant cats in its classroom. In this day and age, there is no reason to be killing and dissecting cats for research, let alone pregnant ones. Sign this petition to demand an end to this barbaric practice.
Numerous nuclear facilities throughout the nation are in critical disrepair. Failing infrastructure and outdated systems pose a threat not only to the workers but also to national security. Demand that Congress allocate funding to repair or dismantle these decrepit facilities.
A chemical found to disrupt hormones and the human reproductive system is still used in a popular toothpaste, even after having been prohibited from use in topical products. Sign the petition to ask the FDA to ban the potentially harmful chemical.
A man allegedly held a woman down and raped her, ignoring her struggles and her demands for him to stop. He said that even though she told him “no,” he thought the sex was consensual because it wasn’t a “hard no.” Demand that this alleged rapist be punished for his disregard of consent.
In the wake of the recent 5.6 magnitude earthquake in Oklahoma, state regulators have ordered the closure of 37 wastewater disposal sites. These sites, where wastewater is injected deep into the ground, have been linked to an increase in seismic activity. Applaud these closures.
An Air China in-flight magazine allegedly advises tourists to avoid all areas ‘mainly populated by Indians, Pakistanis, and black people.’ Demand an apology for this racist advice, and that these statements be removed from the magazine.
Shelter dogs have allegedly been abused again and again by a man who claims to care about animals. Prevent this individual from causing more harm by demanding that he not be allowed to work with pets ever again and that the laws protecting shelter animals be made stricter.
For years, a festival where revelers would fight to rip off a duck’s head has been allowed to continue. Thankfully, government officials have finally put an end to this savage event. Sign this petition and thank officials for sparing innocent ducks from unnecessary pain and death.
Four people were shot during an Indian heritage parade in Brooklyn, two fatally so. Sign this petition to demand justice for the victims as well as ensure future parades will be safe.
North Korea has launched yet another illegal barrage of ballistic missiles toward its neighbors, despite a strict ban from the United Nations. Demand stricter punishments and sanctions for this aggressive and dangerous act.
A minor reportedly stabbed his family’s puppy in the face repeatedly. This is the second time a youth in this area has allegedly committed a heinous act of animal cruelty in less than a year. Please sign this petition demanding that animal cruelty charges be filed and this boy be held accountable, if he is found guilty of this crime.
A dog nearly died after ingesting meat laced with pills. Several of the suspicious meat patties were found along a popular walking trail. Demand that justice is served for this innocent dog.
A research center has abandoned dozens of chimpanzees it used for testing. The chimps are forgotten, starving and need our urgent help. Sign this petition to support these poor animals before it’s too late.