Nurses are overworked, underpaid and understaffed in hospitals. This has led to an increase in preventable mistakes that may cost someone their job or life. Push for better standards for our healthcare professionals by better managing the nurse-to-patient ratio.
After a hazardous gas leak forced residents from their homes, new legislation will make sure the gas company is held responsible. Let’s show the California Senate we support having the polluters pay for damages, not the people.
Many of Los Angeles’ water pipelines are over eighty years old and long overdue for replacement. Sign this petition to ask that water pipes be replaced with sustainable ones containing hydroelectric power turbines.
In response to a tragic shooting death of a police dog, CNN host Anderson Cooper donated bulletproof vests to all K9 officers in a Virginia police department. Let’s give a big thanks to Mr. Cooper for his donation to K9 unit safety.
HIV positive persons are being denied life insurance policies based on old medical histories that ignore advances in medication. Sign this petition to urge Prudential Financial, Inc. to allow healthy HIV positive applicants to be eligible for individual life insurance policies.
Perpetrators of acid attacks will spend between 12 to 50 years in prison thanks to a new law designed to crack down on these shocking yet common attacks. Praise the move, which will punish perpetrators as well as deter future attacks.
A genetically engineered strain of grass has contaminated areas of Oregon, potentially threatening flora and fauna. The companies responsible for its spread are attempting to shirk their responsibility by petitioning for deregulation of the plant. Denounce this move to pass the costs of containment onto the state of Oregon.
European citizens who hold dual citizenship in Iraq, Iran, Syria or Sudan must obtain a special visa 90 days before traveling due to poorly thought out new travel restrictions designed to stop “terrorists.” Urge officials to review the restrictions and not punish civilians for what others might attempt to do.
New legislation will require convicted animal abusers to register with the county, leading to greater awareness in the community and preventing the sale or transfer of ownership of animals to these abusers. Applaud New York City for implementing this act and protecting innocent animals from further abuse.
The largest solar plants in the Southern Hemisphere are now operating, creating enough energy to power 50,000 homes. Praise the decision to open these renewable energy power plants.
Northern long-eared bat populations in North America are declining at a rapid rate. Protect these fragile and important animals by demanding the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service place them on the endangered species list.
New regulations will limit the amount of natural gas that energy companies can vent into the atmosphere. Applaud this proposal to combat the release of harmful emissions.
The Canadian government is considering opening up a precious body of water to oil companies. Urge the Prime Minister to protect this ecosystem and the animals that call it home.
A police sergeant wrote on Facebook urging drivers to run over marchers at a Martin Luther King Jr. parade. This racist and violent behavior should not be tolerated in our police force. Please sign this petition to demand that this sergeant be discharged.
Students and school districts are suffering due to the hefty price of textbooks. Textbook prices have risen 800 percent over the last 30 years. Demand that a popular textbook publisher lower its textbook prices and stop stealing from students.
The men occupying the wildlife refuge building in Oregon have still not been arrested and removed. It’s now come to light that this occupation has already cost the state over $100,000 in funds that could be used for better things. Demand the FBI put an end to this ridiculous spectacle.
Oil residue was reportedly discovered in the water meant to replace that which the EPA accidentally contaminated by releasing a flood of waste water from the Gold King Mine last year. Demand that the agency work to immediately fix this insulting oversight.
A man was arrested in Florida for rushing into his burning home to save his dogs. Urge law enforcement to drop the charges against this man, who simply acted bravely to rescue his imperiled pets.
Superstore retailer Target has pledged to use cage-free eggs, marking a huge victory for animal welfare. Thank this company for their decision to provide a healthier living space for their hens.
Survival Island 3 is a game designed to invade Indigenous lands, kill Indigenous people and establish dominance on the Australian Frontier. Demand that the creator of the game apologize to the Australian Aboriginal community and the general public for her harmful and racially violent game.
Sarah Palin is arguing that post-traumatic stress disorder is to blame for her son’s recent arrest on domestic violence charges. Urge Palin to stop politicizing this serious mental illness that affects a significant percentage of U.S. veterans.
Eighteen elephants will be taken from the wild in Africa to zoos in the U.S. This move will take elephants away from their homes and force them into a lifetime of confinement. Instead of zoos, demand that these 18 elephants are moved to accredited sanctuaries that are similar to their natural habitat.
Experts anticipate South African leaders will propose lifting the international ban on trading rhino horns. Sign this petition to keep the ban in place in order to protect the rhino from extinction.
Animals were tortured, frozen to death and slaughtered by free roaming cats at a Petco and PetSmart supplier, according to reports. Demand the owners of this animal farm be fully prosecuted for these horrific alleged crimes.
Koalas are becoming stressed out and dying as a result of a nearby festival, according to scientists. Demand this festival be moved or banned so the koalas can live in peace.