Nearly two dozen dogs were rescued from a hot SUV, where they were living in their own waste. Thank the NYPD for rescuing these animals and making sure they received the medical attention they needed.
A report found that Muslim women are facing significant discrimination in the workplace due to stereotypes. This has resulted in the unemployment rate of Muslim women to be nearly triple that of non-Muslim women. Demand that efforts be taken to end this unfair treatment.
Ann Coulter has gone too far this time by tweeting racist comments about the father of a U.S. war hero. Demand that she be taken off Fox News as a commentator and that her column stop being published.
An American company based overseas is accused of killing 24 dogs that were in its custody. Demand that actions be taken to prosecute this murderer.
The video game Pokémon Go is causing the destruction of environmentally sensitive ecosystems and the game’s creator doesn’t appear to care. The game has been sending players into areas with rare animal and plant life, despite official complaints. Urge the company behind Pokémon Go to remove fragile natural areas from its game.
A Chinese government-backed company seeks to build three new natural gas-to-oil refineries in the Pacific Northwest, risking the health and safety of the local communities and environment. Washington State Governor Jay Inslee must reject this proposal to deplete our resources and continue our commitment toward clean energy.
Dogs are being sold in the U.S. for ridiculously high prices and this is making dog breeding a serious problem. Demand that Congress set a price cap on dog sales to take away the incentive for dog breeders.
Thanks to a generous donation, Planned Parenthood centers in Texas will give out free IUDs and STD testing to 1,000 low-income women each year for the next three years. Applaud this major win for women in a state that is constantly out to oppress them.
PacRim Coal’s proposed Chuitna Coal Strip Mine would eradicate an entire salmon stream in Alaska, greatly harming the species, the environment, and the local economy. Demand Alaska’s Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Andy Mack deny their mining permit and protect Alaskan salmon.
The American Bar Association recently passed a resolution to protect lawyers from harassment by coworkers or opposing counsel. Sign the petition and applaud the association’s decision to update its guidelines to reflect modern sensibilities and issues.
A Florida utility company wishes to raise rates for local residents to fund the development and expansion of gas-burning plants despite evidence that over-reliance on fossil fuels contributes to climate change. Urge the Florida Public Service Commission to deny this irresponsible and economically damaging request.
Utility giant Pacificorp’s plans to clean toxic acid water drainage by building a pipeline to transport this toxic waste two miles downhill to Huntington Power Plant. This greatly endangers the adjacent Huntington Creek, the groundwater and the environment. Demand that this proposal be stopped.
Amusement park safety has come under great concern after the death of a 10-year-old boy at Schlitterbahn Water Park. Sign the petition to urge Congress to take action to enact tougher regulations on rides and attractions at the nation’s most popular amusement parks.
A young captive giraffe has died of anxiety while being loaded onto a truck to be sent to another zoo. Demand that the facility be shut down and that the country phase out zoos, as these places do not have the animals’ best interests at heart.
Fourteen-year-old Jesse Romero was shot and killed by an LAPD officer responding to reports of people painting graffiti. Conflicting reports of what happened have emerged. Demand an independent and transparent investigation.
The breeder responsible for letting a young puppy suffer from dehydration, malnourishment, skin infections and maggot-infested sores has been charged with animal cruelty. Praise this decision and urge authorities to ensure all cases of animal abuse are severely punished by law.
An invasive species of worm is consuming native plants and threatening local ecosystems. Demand that the spread of this dangerous animal be stopped before it can cause serious environmental damage.
An oil rig ran aground while being transported in a storm, spilling thousands of gallons of oil into the sea and onto the coast. Demand an end to the transport of oil rigs in stormy weather.
Apple recently announced that it has achieved its goal of securing equal pay for all workers doing similar jobs, despite race or gender. Congratulate Apple on taking a huge first step in the fight for equal pay.
Every day, thousands of Oregon citizens receive food stamps but still don’t have enough money to buy basic necessities such as toilet paper or soap. Demand that these basic survival items be included in Oregon’s benefit program.
A dog was reportedly beaten and slammed against the ground. Video footage shows the dog lying still while its owner continues the beating. Demand justice for this innocent dog.
A puppy was reportedly found near death from starvation and another dog with a collar embedded into its neck. If these poor animals hadn’t been found, they probably would’ve died a slow, agonizing death. Urge the authorities to punish the owners harshly and ban them from owning animals.
Over 100 animals were reportedly found in a puppy mill living in deadly conditions. Over a dozen were dead and many were close to death, according to rescuers. Demand that authorities act immediately to charge those responsible and seek the most severe penalties possible, if guilty.
Over 1,000 animals were reportedly found in filthy conditions, denied food, water, and medical care. Demand that those responsible for this shocking neglect are punished.
As the threat of Zika in America grows, Congress has yet to pass funding to combat the disease. Bipartisan efforts have failed due to party politics, and the issue has since been stalled until Congress reconvenes. Sign the petition to urge Congress to work together to pass funding that protects American citizens against the dangerous disease.