Two pet rabbits were reportedly decapitated inside of a preschool. Police say the cruel animal killer went in and unlocked the rabbit hut and killed one, then returned later to decapitate the other class pet. Demand this person be found and prosecuted to the maximum extent.
A Bahraini man has been arrested and is at risk of deportation over a few posts on Twitter. Sign the petition and demand that the government respect his right to free speech.
California will raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2022, which will boost the income of almost half of the state’s workforce. Applaud governor Jerry Brown for accepting this deal and listening to the voice of the working class.
A Bahraini activist has been sentenced to over a year in prison, and she is keeping her 15-month-old son with her. She is a prisoner of conscience, and she and her child must be released immediately.
After an outcry from activists around the world, a missing Chinese journalist has been released following his incommunicado detention. Celebrate his freedom while urging the Chinese government to respect freedom of speech.
Hillary Clinton has refused to debate Bernie Sanders in New York, mocking the request as a publicity stunt. There have been only eight Democratic Party debates this season, as compared to 26 in 2008 when Clinton ran against Barack Obama. Urge her to accept Sanders’ challenge.
Whale meat is being fed to animals held in Norway’s fur farms because there are so few humans willing to eat the meat. Yet, the inhumane practice of whale hunting (and fur farming) continues. Demand that Norway end this unnecessary and immoral practice.
Allegations of sexual assault by peacekeepers in the Central African Republic continue to surface despite a massive public scandal. Demand that more aggressive measures are taken to stop the assaults.
Thousands of animals are euthanized in Chicago every year to keep shelters from overpopulating. A new resolution aims to make all of Chicago’s animal shelters kill-free. Urge Chicago Animal Care and Control to help make Chicago a no-kill city.
The United States women’s national soccer team is one of the most decorated sports teams in the world. However, they unfairly earn far less than their male counterparts. Sign this petition to demand they receive fair pay.
An animal market submerged its rabbits in buckets of toxic dye to increase their appeal for Easter sales, a process that is damaging to the animals’ health. Sign this petition to demand better care for these animals and an end to the harmful holiday practice.
A man allegedly dragged his horse behind his truck for over a mile, and it later died. The accused claims it was part of a training program. Demand this man is never allowed to own or work with horses again.
A circus employing a known animal abuser continues to force wild animals to perform tricks despite the cruelty involved in training. Demand that this circus retires all its animals and sends them to suitable sanctuaries.
Discrimination against LGBT individuals could soon become law in Mississippi. If this discriminatory bill passes, businesses would be allowed to refuse service based on moral and religious beliefs. Stop this bill from becoming law and stand for LGBT rights.
Trophy hunters, trappers, and poachers want Congress to pass a bill that would loosen restrictions on their activities. Sign this petition to prevent the passage of this legislation.
It will soon be almost impossible for the women of Florida to have access to reproductive healthcare. Sign this petition and demand Governor Rick Scott stop his attack on women’s rights.
Mississippi churchgoers may soon be allowed to carry concealed firearms into the building during services. Stop the Mississippi government from endangering the lives of its churchgoing population in the name of “safety.”
Rudy Ravindra was singled out while attempting to vote, having his ID taken from him and demanding he spell his full name. Being the only African American at the polling location, Ravindra quickly understood he was being singled out for the color of his skin. Sign this petition and demand voter ID laws be reformed so that prejudice is no longer a factor in the voting process.
Whole Foods Market will begin selling “ugly” fruits and vegetables in an effort to reduce food waste. Sign this petition to applaud the company’s efforts to promote environmental sustainability and decrease the amount of food being needlessly thrown away.
Powdered surgical gloves have been linked to serious health complications, including allergic reactions, post-operative adhesions, and wound inflammation. Demand the FDA place a ban on these potentially hazardous medical supplies.
County prosecutors are now refusing to release body camera footage of a police shooting to the victim’s widow. Demand that county prosecutors unconditionally release the footage to Laney Sweet to allow her to grieve.
Sixteen-year-old Robert Dentmond was shot and killed after calling 911 threatening his own suicide. When police arrived, they shot and killed him despite Dentmond not pointing a gun at an officer or threatening violence toward them. Sign this petition and demand justice be served for this tragedy.
The New York City Council could ban fracking byproducts in city limits. The bill will amend legislation in New York to ban the use, sale, distribution and disposal of any and all fracking waste in the city. Applaud the introduction of this bill to protect the health and environment from this dangerous practice.
India Beaty was shot and killed by police while in possession of a fake gun after making a “threatening motion.” It is unacceptable that trained officers’ only solution to a high intensity situation is murder. Demand these officers be punished for their actions and precautions are taken so this does not happen again.
A lion that escaped from one of South Africa’s national parks may be killed. Sylvester the lion should not be punished for acting like a wild animal. Sign this petition and demand his life is spared.