A 4-year-old girl was found with deep purple bruises, scarred and bloody, and under the impression that her name was “Idiot,” say police. Demand justice for this child and punishment for her alleged abusers.
A kitten was burned alive and the perpetrator still remains at large. Demand that the person responsible is apprehended immediately in order to protect both animals and humans from further shocking violence.
Prison time for perpetrators of sexual assault could become mandatory following the introduction of a bill in reaction to the lenient punishment of a man convicted of raping an unconscious girl. Support the bill, which would ensure justice for the victims of rape.
A man who claims to have been tortured remains in custody after his bail has been paid. He faces new charges of assaulting a police officer after officers allegedly beat him with water pipes. Demand he be released, the alleged beating be investigated, and those responsible be punished.
There is a government agency specifically dedicated to killing wildlife deemed harmful to the agriculture industry, resulting in the deaths of millions of animals per year. It’s time to put an end to this agency and its barbaric practices once and for all.
Vermont recently mandated the labeling of GMO ingredients, to the benefit of responsible consumers. It’s time that the rest of the U.S. follow suit and make GMO labeling a requirement for all food manufacturers.
Many counties in Georgia have banned pit bulls, claiming that they are vicious. One such dog was shipped out of state after saving a woman from an attacker due to this unfair and discriminatory legislation. Demand that Georgia overturn its pit bull bans immediately.
The Republican Party’s 2016 Platform is bursting with attacks on the environment, but one of the most dangerous lines calls coal “clean energy.” Sign the petition asking the GOP to dump “coal is clean energy” from their platform and support real clean energy like wind and solar.
In a small town in Spain, baby bulls are thrown into the arena to fight off grown men with swords. These babies do not even have fully grown horns to defend themselves. Sign this petition and demand a stop to this barbaric “sport.”
The growing threat of climate change requires immediate action from people all around the world. But Donald Trump and the Republican Party still think like its 1950 – and act like it too! Stand with Hillary Clinton and the world can take meaningful action in the fight against climate change.
Hundreds of freshwater animals, mostly turtles, are being killed as people reportedly dump them into the sea as part of a cult offering that’s believed to bring good karma. Sign this petition to demand that this careless, selfish act of animal cruelty be stopped immediately.
A Philadelphia police officer has been photographed with what appears to be a Nazi insignia on his arm. Demand that this man be investigated and, if the tattoo is deemed to be Nazi-related, fired for bearing this offensive and racist logo.
A dog nearly drowned when her owner reportedly pulled her into the ocean, laughing as the dog went limp. Ensure this woman receives the maximum punishment for her horrifying behavior.
Half of dermatologists were not taught how to spot cancer on black skin, and barely one in 10 dermatology residencies teach how to treat the skin of people of color, according to a recent study. Demand medical schools be required to teach how to diagnose cancer and other conditions on black skin.
Heroin addicts can be charged with homicide if they are found in the presence of someone who has accidentally overdosed on heroin. Instead of being provided with the help that they so desperately need to combat this horrible addiction, they are sometimes faced with prison time. Demand that heroin addicts stop being treated as criminals and are rather treated for their addiction.
Elephants in California are now protected from bullhooks, a cruel weapon typically used to beat these animals into submission. This huge victory could not have been possible without the work of the state legislature and governor. Thank them for their efforts by signing this petition.
Black South African students are reportedly told that they cannot wear afros at school because they are ‘exotic’ and ‘unnatural.’ This has brought to light other concerns of racism in the school system. Demand an amendment to uniform policies and equal treatment of black students.
A loophole in California’s rape law allows rapists who assault unconscious victims to get off with probation time or other light sentences. Sign the petition and urge California’s governor to sign a mandatory prison sentencing law into effect.
Women in one Indian state will now be granted equal property rights as their husbands. Sign the petition and praise this move that will empower impoverished women.
Despite tremendous gains made in LGBTQ rights, there is still no federal law that would protect this community from workplace discrimination. Sign the petition to demand that action be taken to pass a law that would ensure no person loses their job over whom they love or the gender they identify with.
The whereabouts of an activist who was shot and abducted by security forces remain unknown. He is at great risk of torture, ill-treatment, and even death. Sign the petition to demand that his whereabouts be disclosed immediately and that he be released if he isn’t charged with a legitimate criminal offense.
Rainforest habitat and air quality is at stake due to a palm oil company allegedly burning land illegally in the rainforest. These fires threaten diverse wildlife and contribute to smog in three countries. Demand that an investigation take place immediately.
A cat who was abused for months had to be euthanized after a man hit her and bit her head. Video footage shows the insane level of violence this poor cat endured. Please help keep other animals from becoming victims by demanding that a lifetime ban from owning animals be issued to this cat torturer.
Unjust laws targeting Muslim women who wear full-body swimwear such as burkinis were recently overturned by France’s highest court. Despite this, some mayors have chosen to maintain their bans. Urge the president to force these mayors to comply with the court’s ruling.
African elephants are being hunted to extinction. Demand improved protections for these valuable creatures before they are permanently wiped out.