Kansas is considering preventing transgender people from amending their birth certificates. If it does so, Kansas will join just three other states in a damaging delusion that denies transgender identities. Tell Kansas’ Secretary of Health and Environment Susan Mosier to continuing allowing trans people to update their documents.
New rules regulating methane emissions from the oil and gas industry have been announced. Help us applaud the move and call for further regulations to ensure we avoid catastrophic climate change.
One school district is loosening district-wide weapons policies for students so they can pepper spray transgender kids in case the state’s “bathroom bill” is voided. Sign the petition to stop the school board from becoming an accomplice to the hardships of transgender students.
Shell has spilled 88,200 gallons of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico. The company should not be allowed to deduct costs associated with this environmental disaster in its tax reports. Urge the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement to levy harsh, specifically non-tax deductible penalties against Shell.
Transgender people might finally have protection in public places, including bathrooms, due to an anti-discrimination bill that has passed in the Massachusetts Senate. Sign this petition and thank the senate for taking such a progressive step forward and for being an inspiration to other states.
A massive refugee camp containing 3,000 children is in danger of being wiped out as violence in the area intensifies. Urge the international community to intervene and prevent thousands of innocent civilians from dying.
The tapir, a large land mammal, is under threat due to clearcutting for sugarcane and other commercial crops in its rainforest habitat. Demand that funds are allocated to study and preserve the habitat of the endangered tapir.
A bill requiring dog breeders to be registered doesn’t go far enough to address animal overpopulation or protect dogs in puppy farms. Urge authorities to ban the sale of animals that don’t come from shelters or rescues.
An African nation is considering legalizing the rhino horn trade within its borders. Trafficking rhino horns is a devastating practice that killed over 1,338 rhinos in 2015 alone. Stop Swaziland from legalizing it.
The head of a human rights group in Egypt has been detained and charged with terrorism in an apparent reprisal for his work on forced disappearances. Help us call for his release.
A proposed bill would see parents complete a course about the benefits of immunization before sending their children to school unvaccinated. Show your support for the bill, which would help dispel harmful misinformation about vaccines.
People could be allowed to carry concealed handguns with no permit, if a bill in Missouri becomes law. Sign this petition to tell Missouri lawmakers that they need to tighten restrictions on guns, not loosen them.
A Muslim girl was publicly humiliated when her yearbook photo was labeled as “Isis.” While the school calls this an unfortunate typo, the student believes otherwise. Take a stand against Islamophobia.
Ted Nugent posted a video depicting Bernie Sanders shooting Hillary Clinton with a gun. Nugent topped this off by calling Clinton a sexist slur. Sign our petition to demand that the Republican party denounces this violent and dangerous behavior.
Police reportedly beat a suspect after he surrendered. It appears he posed no threat, yet officers were seen punching him as he lay on the ground. Demand that the officers be fired if the investigation finds that they used excessive force.
Critically endangered African wild dogs might be sold off to raise money in Zimbabwe. Sign this petition to demand that the species is added to a no-sale list, and urge the country to seek alternative solutions to its financial problems.
The government of Kenya is planning to close the country to refugees and expel the 600,000 refugees currently in the country. If they are expelled, these refugees will face violence and deprivation in their home countries. Demand that these plans be cancelled.
Google will no longer display advertisements for payday loans, which trap low-income individuals in endless cycles of debt. Sign the petition to thank Google for refusing to display advertisements for these unethical businesses.
Rescuers were able to save a bear that was being forced to dance in the streets. She was covered in various injuries including bleeding paws and broken teeth. She is now at a sanctuary where she is living happily among the tress and friends. Sign this petition and thank the rescuers for helping this bear.
A university is planning on hosting an event that will use live, wild animals. The event will offer free camel rides to students. Animals used in entertainment face many hardships including neglect and abuse. Sign this petition to demand the university cancel this event.
Yani the elephant, who was seen crying as she died with her body covered in sores, has become the latest victim of the “Death Zoo.” Demand that this careless and inhumane facility be shut down.
San Francisco Bay is an essential biodiversity hotspot, home to dozens of endangered plants and animals. Help restore the 100,000 acres of wetlands it needs to stay healthy.
Two puppies were reportedly abused so badly that one was rendered incapable of walking and both suffered from severe mange. Authorities said the puppies required thousands of dollars worth of medical treatment due to the abuse. Sign to ensure that these innocent animals get the justice they deserve.
An endangered whale shark is dead, allegedly at the hands of two fishermen. Photos depict the shark hanging from a crane, clearly deceased. Demand justice for this endangered animal.
A university is planning to build a massive new research lab where thousands of animals will suffer painful tests and die. Urge decision-makers to cancel these plans and focus on developing humane research methods instead.