Animal Welfare

Punish Teens Who Reportedly Beat Dog in Viral Video

A dog was reportedly vicously beaten as punishment for urinating in the house. The alleged beating was filmed and posted on social media. Demand justice for this poor pup.

Environment

Utilize Goats in Prevention of Wildfires

A California town wants to combat destructive wildfires with an unlikely army…of goats. Support a unique approach to the spread of dangerous blazes.

Success

Success: Human Trafficking Survivor Cyntoia Brown Granted Clemency

Sex trafficking survivor, Cyntoia Brown, will soon be freed from the prison where she has languished for 15 years. Support the liberation of a young woman who became a symbol of criminal justice reform.

Human Rights

Don’t Use MLK to Promote Trump’s Divisive Policies

Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream for equality, but Vice President Pence seemingly thinks this dream included racial division and government gridlock. Condemn Pence’s clueless comparison of King’s civil rights legacy to Trump’s bid for a border wall.

Petitions:

Utilize Goats in Prevention of Wildfires

A California town wants to combat destructive wildfires with an unlikely army…of goats. Support a unique approach to the spread of dangerous blazes.

Stop Water Conservation Method That is Killing Fish

The recent “fish kill” in Australia has been discovered to be the fault of water-saving measures by the New South Wales government. Their efforts to conserve water have all but drained the rivers and lakes, but they continue to place the blame solely on the high temperatures and droughts. Sign this petition to hold the government responsible and prevent further fish-kills.

Punish Teens Who Reportedly Beat Dog in Viral Video

A dog was reportedly vicously beaten as punishment for urinating in the house. The alleged beating was filmed and posted on social media. Demand justice for this poor pup.

Denounce Hunting on Public Lands During Shutdown

Hunting is being allowed on public lands while parks and wildlife languish unprotected during the government shutdown. This is a deplorable allocation of funds. Demand USFWS protect our public lands instead of protecting hunters.

Stop Coal Company From Destroying Finch Habitat

A major conglomerate intends to turn over 4,000 acres of black-throated finch habitat into what amounts to a cow paddock by allowing cattle to graze on not only this land, but also that surrounding it. Birds are fragile creatures who rely on a stable habitat, and the loss of even one acre could lead to a drop in black-throated finch numbers. Sign this petition to protect these lands from the Adani group’s plans.

Don’t Use MLK to Promote Trump’s Divisive Policies

Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream for equality, but Vice President Pence seemingly thinks this dream included racial division and government gridlock. Condemn Pence’s clueless comparison of King’s civil rights legacy to Trump’s bid for a border wall.

Dog Reportedly Shot and Dumped in River Deserves Justice

A dog was reportedly shot and killed in a horrifying case of animal cruelty. Her body was allegedly dumped in a river and has not been recovered. Demand justice for this beloved family pet.

Stop Cruel Practice of Removing Pigs’ Tails

A fundamental part of them is hacked off almost as soon as they are born, in a painful process without the benefit of anesthesia. Protect Italy’s pigs from the inhumane practice of tail-docking.

Protect Sharks From Death By Misinformation

Video footage of two researchers swimming alongside a great white shark could help protect Hawaii’s sharks. For decades, sharks have fallen victim to a reputation as vicious killers, leading humans to kill them for “safety measures.” Sign this petition to prevent future shark deaths.

Puppy Reportedly Beaten to Death With Shovel Deserves Justice

A puppy was reportedly beaten to death with a shovel in a horrifying case of animal cruelty. The suspect’s alleged motives are currently unreported. Demand justice for this helpless animal.

Coyote by Rebecca Richardson

Applaud the End of Animal-Killing Contests

A new ban on killing contests on state trust land is a step in the right direction for animal welfare and conservation in the state of New Mexico. This executive order should be applauded and animal welfare should continue to be made a priority.

21 Horses and Dog Left to Die of Thirst Deserve Justice

Twenty-one horses died when they were abandoned without access to water. One dog survived, trapped inside of a cage with a dead horse. Demand justice for these innocent animals.

Justice for Kittens Left to Suffocate

Eleven kittens were rescued from sealed boxes where they had been taped into airtight containers and left to die. The person responsible for this has not been found. Demand justice for these poor kittens.

End Pig Slaughter at Cruel Festival

Innocent pigs are slaughtered at a New Year celebration in Vietnam. Demand this cruel treatment come to an end.

Fight Misogyny and Fund Women’s Football

Sports have provided a bright spot of peace and equality in troubling times. For Somalian women, football can be an often rare source of pride and hope. Demand hateful forces stop impeding the progress of women athletes.

Protect Human Rights in the Balkans

The citizens of Balkan nations are seeing their basic human rights stripped away. Sign the petition to demand their rights to home, happiness, and health be protected.

Support Worldwide Ocean Protection Treaty

Earth’s oceans are becoming more and more polluted every day, putting all living beings at risk. A treaty is currently in the works to protect our oceans from plastic pollution, acidification, and other dangers. Sign this petition to support this treaty and ensure the well-being of our planet’s marine waters.

Save Venice’s Storied Waterways

The city on the water is increasingly under water and under siege from pollution. Urge the approval of critical tools for combating these dangers.

Stop Trade of Extinct Birds’ Bones

New Zealand’s history and ecology are at risk as the bones and eggshells of the long-extinct moa bird are sold as collectors’ items. These bones and shells carry rich DNA and clues regarding climate, temperature, and evolutionary history. They should not be treated as mere collateral. Sign this petition to outlaw all sales and trades of moa bones and eggshells.

Cat Reportedly Brutally Castrated Deserves Justice

A cat was reportedly subjected to a cruel and painful castration. The suspect allegedly mutilated the poor feline at home without permission from his owner. Demand justice for this beloved pet.

Don’t Allow Coal Lobbyist to Control Environmental Protection

An advocate of Big Coal and chemical companies could soon be in charge of environmental protection in the United States. Andrew Wheeler’s beliefs about climate change and the environment make him unfit to lead the EPA. Sign this petition to ask the Senate to reject this unqualified and utterly inappropriate nominee.

Free Reporter Who Shed Light on Horrific Forced Labor

A reporter faces physical and mental abuse in prison, charged with a crime he did not commit. He tried to shed light on the cruel practice of forced labor. Sign the petition to demand he be released.

End Slave Labor in Thailand’s Shrimp Industry

Forced labor runs rampant in the shrimping industry of Thailand. Sign the petition to demand that this cruelty come to a swift end and that those responsible be held accountable.

End Civil Unrest in the Congo and Safeguard Democracy

An African nation under siege from disease may also have its young democracy under siege. Demand the Democratic Republic of the Congo ensure the honesty of an election that could determine the country’s –and Africa’s–future.

Fire Store Manager For Alleged Racial Profiling

Four black teenagers were accused of shoplifting by the manager of a Texas Kroger, allegedly due to the color of their skin. The police let them go, but issued a trespassing warning, giving the location the green light to arrest them for entering the store within the next year. This reported racial profiling cannot be tolerated. Sign this petition to see the manager and the police punished for their alleged actions.

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