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2018

April 2018

Should Meryl Streep Replace Carrie Fisher As Leia In Star Wars: Episode IX?, BuzzFeed

It’s time to get our retirement funds out of gun companies, San Francisco Examiner

Lawmakers urged to abolish time limits on rape, sex assault cases, ABC WHTM

College students rally for tougher policies to prevent campus sexual assaults, The Boston Globe

There’s a petition to keep Florida beaches open to the public, Orlando Weekly

Why Tyson, the largest meat processor in the U.S., is investing in fake meat, Chicago Tribune

Petition asking McDonald’s to serve meat-free Impossible Burger passes 20,000 signatures, MSN

Starbucks Employee Petitions For Coffee Chain To Ditch Plastic Straws, Huffington Post

‘Rapist in the White House’ Will Be Projected on Trump’s Hotel for Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Newsweek

‘Groper-in-Chief,’ ‘Impeach Trump’ among statements projected onto Trump Hotel in DC, CBS Austin

Women of Color of Time’s Up Join #MuteRKelly Campaign, Billboard

Time’s Up’s Women of Color demand investigation into allegations of abuse by R Kelly, The Guardian

Ancestry.com Sparks Outrage for Using the Term ‘Migrants’ to Describe African Slaves, Black Enterprise

Bill Cosby Trial: Media, activists gather outside Montgomery County Courthouse, Times Herald 

Petition Aims to Stamp Out Sexual Harassment, Assault at Festivals After Coachella Report, LA Weekly

Claire Foy Reportedly Received $275,000 in Back Pay for The Crown, Harper’s Bazaar

March 2018

A child rapist got no jail time. Now, residents are calling for the judge to be removed, The Washington Post

More Than 16,000 People Have Protested Kobe Bryant’s Oscar, The Cut

REI Stops Selling 5 NRA-Linked Brands, Fortune

Oscars: How E! Handled Ryan Seacrest on the Red Carpet, The Hollywood Reporter

Girl Scouts Asked to Provide More Gluten-Free And Allergen-Free Cookies, Healthy Living Magazine

More than 16,000 people signed a petition to revoke Kobe Bryant’s Oscar nomination [Video], Yahoo!

Extending Food Stamps To Pets: He’d Rather Lose Power Than Dog, Patch.com

A Candid Conversation With Brian Dunkleman, The Guy Who Could’ve Been Ryan Seacrest, The Huffington Post

When your favorite neighborhood restaurant closes, the grief is real, Washington Post

Global campaign challenges Starbucks to keep its promise to curb plastic pollution, create 100% recyclable cup, Business Insider

Californians Try to Ban Trump From Border Wall Visit, SF Weekly

Petitioners rally to end Salina’s pit bull ban, free dog named Lyha, The Wichita Eagle and Kansas.com

Idaho teacher accused of feeding a live puppy to a snapping turtle while students watch, Sacramento Bee

Fans of ‘The Crown’ petition Matt Smith to donate pay disparity, USA Today

Petition calls on Matt Smith to donate part of his salary from ‘The Crown’ to Time’s Up, Chicago Tribune

Matt Smith is Being Asked by Fans to Donate The Crown Salary to Time’s Up, Teen Vogue

Few Nonprofits Do Enough to Make Sure Website Visitors Become Donors, Study Finds, The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Animal welfare group petitions Edmonton International Airport to stop flying horses to slaughter, Edmonton Journal

Claire Foy Responds to The Crown Pay Controversy, People

Lawsuit: Ex-Cincinnati volleyball player kicked off team for photos that were too sexy, CBS News

Local student launches petition after being threatened with expulsion over hair length, Baton Rouge LA

Feb. 2018

Petition Asking Recording Academy President to Step Down Nears 10,000 Signatures, The Hollywood Reporter

With ‘Dear Basketball,’ Kobe Bryant Could Add an Oscar to His Victories, The New York Times

The Grammys Face A Major Overhaul Amid Continued Protest, Vanity Fair

Petition Seeks to Expand SNAP Food Benefits to Pet Food, NBC Washington

Cannabis Crimes Go Off the Record, SF Weekly

Online petition seeks to rid New Orleans Mardi Gras of ‘parade-filler’ with ban on beads, New Orleans Advocate

Thousands sign petition to remove judge who sentenced blind child rapist to probation, Yahoo! News

UC San Diego petition demands end of Woody Allen film appreciation class, Los Angeles Times

Fans Are Petitioning Disney to Let Ava DuVernay Direct a Star Wars Film, Paste Music

Student Starts Online Petition for Gender-Neutral Graduation Robes, Access WDUN

Over 89,000 Petitioners Demand Answers from PetSmart on Mysterious Dog Death at Store, PEOPLE

A New Petition Urges Dallas Officials to Revoke Funds for the NRA Conference, Dallas Observer

A child rapist got no jail time. Now, residents are calling for the judge to be removed, The Washington Post

Jan. 2018

Claire’s Accessories Recalls Products That Tested Positive for Asbestos, Teen Vogue

Online petitioners ask Sony not to release Slender Man horror film, Journal Sentinel

Clearfield woman says gutted Volkswagen in her tree is art, but police say it’s an ordinance violation, Salt Lake Tribune

Amazon’s Alexa is Now A Feminist But Doesn’t Seem to Understand Consent, Newsweek

Over 19,000 Sign Care2 Petition to Stop Bay Area Bridge Toll Hikes, The Registry SF

Decriminalize Your Street Art: Honey Bears Take Over SoMa in Protest, SF Weekly

Street artist plasters downtown San Francisco with 450 honey bears to make a point to the city, San Francisco Chronicle

Supervisor Katy Tang wants fur banned in SF, San Francisco Chronicle

Female execs call for Grammys chief’s resignation after ‘insulting’ comments about women, USA Today

Demure Or Raunchy? Our Confusing Attitudes Towards Skirts, Refinery29

Advocates make argument for extending food stamps to pets, Denver Post

Viral petition calls for food stamps to pay for pet food, Alabama.com

The Grammys Face a Major Overhaul Amid Continued Protest, Vanity Fair

2017

Dec. 2017

Met Defends Suggestive Painting of Girl After Petition Calls for Its Removal, New York Times

Petition asks Siri and Alexa to flip the script on sexual harassment, Venture Beat

Apple and Amazon are under fire for Siri and Alexa’s responses to sexual harassment, Quartz

Cancer survivor from Iowa petitioning her school’s dress code after being punished for wearing a beanie, Christian Today

Online Petition Calls for Target to Drop Mario Batali’s Product Line Amid Sexual Harassment Claims, Hollywood Reporter

Petition demands DNA kit companies keep genetic data private, New York Post

‘Not a magic bullet’: Medical experts weigh promise of CBD oil, Indy Star

Bring Ann Curry Back to ‘Today,’ Online Petition Asks, The Wrap

Mulan: Disney casts Chinese actress Liu Yifei in lead role, BBC

Nov. 2017

Ex Louis C.K. Manager Dave Becky On Scandal: “What I Did Was Wrong”, Yahoo! 

Meek Mill becomes Pa. Inmate ND8400, Philly Inquirer

Animal Activists Commission Billboard in Fight Over Billy the Elephant, NBC LA

After outcry, Fresno Pacific will now offer ethnic sashes for all students, Fresno Bee

New Yorkers Are Petitioning to Bring Strollers on Busses, The Bump

Patti Smith, Michael Stipe, Flea Lead Pathway To Paris Concert For Climate Change, Forbes

Patti Smith, Michael Stipe, Flea & More Support Climate Change Awareness at NYC Pathway to Paris Concert, Billboard

Petition Launches to Honor Ex-Twitter Contractor, SF Weekly

Danny Masterson, star of “That ’70s Show”, targeted by petition after rape charges, The Huffington Post

Thousands sign petition demanding Apple doesn’t open up Face ID to cops, The Inquirer

Amid parents’ pleas, SEPTA is making space for strollers, The Philadelphia Inquirer

‘Get Out’ Globes Petition Nears Goal, Deadline

Kevin Spacey, Louis C.K. Fallout: Cast, Crews and Reps Caught in Financial Crossfire, The Hollywood Reporter

#StopSkirtingTheIssue: “A Man On The Bus Took Photos Up My Skirt”, Refinery 29

Petition demands DNA kit companies keep genetic data private, New York Post

Bring Ann Curry Back to ‘Today,’ Online Petition Asks, The Wrap

Oct. 2017

Dodger fans launch petitions to bring back Vin Scully to call World Series games, ABC 7

More than 75,000 sign petition to close pet grooming business after dog dies, AJC

Roman Polanski accused of sexually assaulting 10-year-old girl in 1975, The Guardian

Roman Polanski Accused Of Sexually Assaulting 10-Year-Old Model, Huffington Post

Musicians Fight to Save Iconic ‘Tin Pan Alley’, Playbill

Big hands, big IQ: Trump’s an effing ‘moron’ but Donald insists he’s got a bigger IQ than secretary of state, My News LA

Donna Karan Does a Full 180 on Her Sympathetic Harvey Weinstein Statement, Vanity Fair

Fashion Breaks Its Silence on Harvey Weinstein Scandal, New York Times

Donna Karan Really Stepped In It: Will The Stink Stick To Her Brand?, Forbes

Toddler’s kidney transplant postponed indefinitely due to dad’s parole violation, TODAY

Child’s transplant in limbo, CBS Atlanta

Why I’m Changing The Law On Upskirting, Refinery29

Michael Stipe, Patti Smith, and Flea want you to join the fight against climate change, Fast Company

National Park fee hikes spur petition with over 7,000 signatures, DC Curbed

Petition demands Columbus Day be cancelled in Atlanta, NBC Atlanta

Ani DiFranco on Babefest, Activism and Being a Bisexual Icon: ‘Let’s F–king Be Here Now’, Billboard

What To Expect At This Year’s Fleet Week, Hoodline

On Columbus Day, NYC Activists Target Teddy Roosevelt’s Legacy, Gothamist

He’s covered the devastation in Puerto Rico for weeks. Social media has taken notice, Miami Herald

Petition site to President Trump: Honor Buena Park hero hurt in Las Vegas mass shooting with Presidential Medal of Freedom, The Orange County Register

Online petition urges immediate resignation of Rep. Tim Murphy, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Fans start petition for Tom Petty statue in Gainesville, NBC Gainesville

A petition is calling for a Tom Petty statue in Gainesville, Orlando Weekly

Vegans protest North Carolina whole-animal butchery class, Daily Mail via Associated Press

Thousands sign online petition against Deerfield Fair pig scramble, but event still on the schedule, New Hampshire Union Leader

Backlash Against Politician’s Plan to Import Pandas and Put Them on Display in NYC, Their Turn

CONCERT PREVIEW: Ani DiFranco to ‘Rise Up’ at Keswick Theatre in Glenside, Daily Times Entertainment

Activist Petition Network Care2 Launches Reg CF Campaign on StartEngine, Crowdfund Insider

UPDATE: Sheriff says Las Vegas officers acted properly in Michael Bennett detainment, ABC Las Vegas

Sept. 2017

Upskirting – how one victim is fighting back, BBC

Petition seeks to place ex-priest in secured treatment facility, National Catholic Reporter

Care2 petition calls on iHeartRadio to drop show after hosts laugh about killing transwomen, LGBT Weekly

More than 62K people call on Cincinnati police to stop shooting dogs, Cincinatti.com

Replace Robert E. Lee statue with one of Heather Heyer: petition, CBS News

Care2: A Worldwide Community for Good, Reward Expert

Philly moms petition Amtrak to provide lactation facilities, The Philadelphia Inquirer

R Kelly’s playing an Atlanta show later this month — but not if these activists can help it, Mic

Trump disbands manufacturing council after 3M, Campbell Soup CEOs also resign, Star Tribune

Pressure mounts on business after Trump’s defiant press conference, POLITICO

11,000 People Are Begging Disney to Stay on Netflix, Washington Post

Is the Term “Anti-Aging” Offensive? Activists Petition L’Oreal and Estee Lauder to Stop Using It, MSN

Petition Demands UVA Revoke the Diplomas for Kessler and Spencer, NBC29

R. Kelly’s Atlanta show goes on amid protests; Memphis show canceled, AJC

Petition Urges Congress To Fund FEMA, Not Trump’s Border Wall, Huffington Post

Symbiosis Event Attendee Leads Charge for Change, KBEND News Talk

More than 30K sign petition demanding TX legislators delay law out of regard for Harvey victims, KLTV

Thousands sign petition opposing coal company suit against HBO host John Oliver, Washington Examiner

August 2017

Upskirting – how one victim is fighting back, BBC

Petition seeks to place ex-priest in secured treatment facility, National Catholic Reporter

Care2 petition calls on iHeartRadio to drop show after hosts laugh about killing transwomen, LGBT Weekly

More than 62K people call on Cincinnati police to stop shooting dogs, Cincinatti.com

Replace Robert E. Lee statue with one of Heather Heyer: petition, CBS News

Care2: A Worldwide Community for Good, Reward Expert

Philly moms petition Amtrak to provide lactation facilities, The Philadelphia Inquirer

R Kelly’s playing an Atlanta show later this month — but not if these activists can help it, Mic

Trump disbands manufacturing council after 3M, Campbell Soup CEOs also resign, Star Tribune

Pressure mounts on business after Trump’s defiant press conference, POLITICO

11,000 People Are Begging Disney to Stay on Netflix, Washington Post

Is the Term “Anti-Aging” Offensive? Activists Petition L’Oreal and Estee Lauder to Stop Using It, MSN

Petition Demands UVA Revoke the Diplomas for Kessler and Spencer, NBC29

R. Kelly’s Atlanta show goes on amid protests; Memphis show canceled, AJC

Petition Urges Congress To Fund FEMA, Not Trump’s Border Wall, Huffington Post

Symbiosis Event Attendee Leads Charge for Change, KBEND News Talk

More than 30K sign petition demanding TX legislators delay law out of regard for Harvey victims, KLTV

Thousands sign petition opposing coal company suit against HBO host John Oliver, Washington Examiner

July 2017

Secretary Zinke Petitioned To Keep Golden Gate National Recreation Area Open To Dogs, National Parks Traveler

Company Spotlight: Care2, 800lb Marketing

Advocates Rally Around Afghan Girls’ Robotics Team Denied Travel Visas to US, Vice

Petition: Rename Justin Herman Plaza after Maya Angelou, San Francisco Chronicle

Beyond Pride Month: Make Rainbow Crosswalks Permanent, The Advocate

Should the registration of a military draft be mandatory for women?, NPR

Lansing Cop Seen Pinning, Threatening Black Teen On Video Placed On Leave, CBS Chicago

Petition gaining steam against controversial NC consent law, NBC Charlotte

Four Ways The Law Lets Rapists Get Away With Rape, Bustle

Discovery Special “Mosquito” Examines the Global Threat from this Potentially Lethal Creature, Inquistr

A gun-control group’s cheery response to the NRA’s ‘dystopian’ recruitment ad, Washington Post

Is black ice cream screwing with your birth control?, Bustle

Bank Threatens To Close Horse Therapy Barn For Kids With Disabilities, CBS Chicago

Petition Urges Sony Music to Drop R. Kelly Amid Sex ‘Cult’ Allegations, Billboard

Fans Seek to Rename Lincoln Park in Santa Monica Linkin Park, OC Weekly

Thousands sign petition for Wadena woman to keep her three dogs, Wadeena Pioneer Journal

Why Is Taking ‘Up-Skirt’ Pictures Not A Sexual Offence Yet?, Elle UK

Brain Cancer Survivor Want To Meet His Idol, Ellen DeGeneres, Instinct

Care2 Petition asks Philadelphia to create Joe Frazier Boulevard, The Philadelphia Sunday Sun

Sign Now! More Than 157k People Urge NARS Cosmetics NOT To Test on Animals, World Animal News

More than 32,000 people sign petition urging Sony drop R. Kelly from label amid sex ‘cult’ allegations, AJC

June 2017

Smith County: Petition to Ban 24/7 Tethering of Dogs, KLTV

Nearly 17,000 cyclists sign petition demanding protection from attacks, NOLA.com

Petition to Remove Channelview ISD Teacher for “Terrorist Award” Reaches Over 19k Signatures, Texas Hill Country

Thousands Sign Petition to Stop Oconomowoc Lake Geese Roundup, NBC Milwaukee

Petition seeks to save birds on Galveston Island by turning off building lights, Houston Chronicle

Cause Celeb: Kate Mara petitions USDA on animal abuse records, Washington Post

Kate Mara Pushes Feds to Put Animal Welfare Records Online, The Hill

Kate Mara on Why She’ll Never Stop Fighting for Animals’ Rights, InStyle

Breitbart Sees Huge Advertising Drop in May: Report, The Hill

D.C. Paints Temporary Rainbow Crosswalks on 17th Street for Pride, Metro Weekly

DC Crosswalks Get Rainbow Colors for Pride Weekend, NBC Washington

Kasim Reed says rainbow crosswalks will be permanent in Midtown, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

New Gulfport Aquarium Stirring Controversy, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Thousands Sign Petition Opposing Michael Vick’s Retirement as an Atlanta Falcon, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Discovery Takes on the Biggest Threat to Human Life with Global Premiere of MOSQUITO, Broadway World

How Can ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ Possibly Avoid Cancellation?, MSN

Petition urges Penguins to skip a White House visit, USA Today

Rainbow Crosswalk for LGBTQ Pride in NYC Should Be Permanent, Petition Says, AM NY

It’s Time for a Rainbow Crosswalk in NYC, OutBuzz

This Rainbow Crosswalk is Now a Permanent Fixture of LGBTQ Pride, TIME

These Charleena Lyles Petitions Are Just One Way to Protest Her Death, Bustle

Petition opposing Betsy DeVos student loan overhaul gets 18k signatures, The Hill

Petition Demands Missouri Legislator Resign for Killing a Chicken on Facebook, Riverfront Times

Petition calls for permanent closure of beach where teen drowned, KSDK

Petition launched to discourage Warriors from visiting the White House, San Francisco Chronicle

Petition drive asks city to install permanent rainbow crosswalks to honor New Orleans’ LGBTQ community, The New Orleans Advocate

Bill O’Reilly promises to make news about his firing, CNN

Tens of Thousands Ask Congress for a Good Samaritan Law for People Who Save Dogs from Hot Cars, Pet Age

Nebra Hassanen’s murder highlights the challenges of designating a crime a hate crime, CNN

Petition gaining steam against controversial NC consent law, NBC Charlotte

May 2017

Thousands sign petition to retire jersey of Hersey grad who died at fraternity formal in Missouri, Chicago Tribune

How Connie Britton is Giving Back on Mother’s Day, US Weekly

Egg Harbor City resident wants skate park built, Press of Atlantic City

Local woman petitions Pembroke Pines to allow pigs as pets, Hollywood Gazette

Amazon Hit By Protests Over Ads on Breitbart, CNN

Protestors at Amazon meeting urge company to end Breitbart ads, The Hill

Ceasar Mitchell signs petition for gay or trans flag crosswalks, The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Cy-Fair seniors fight for absence policy change, NBC Houston

IBM Responds to Petition by Suspending Support for Blood Center, Yahoo!

Jeremy Renner to Narrate Discovery Channel Doc About the Dangers of Mosquitoes (Exclusive), Hollywood Reporter

Make Hunting History protest: Thousands descend on Downing Street in anti-hunting march, The Evening Standard

Military Mom Urges Department of Defense to recognize suicide victims on memorials, FOX LA

April 2017

‘Ghost in the Shell’: How a Complex Concept, “Whitewashing” and Critics Kept Crowds Away,  Hollywood Reporter

“Gangsta Gardener” Ron Finley fights to save urban farm from eviction, CBS

Fans are signing a petition urging Cristiano Ronaldo to move out of Trump tower, The Washington Post

New laws for selling homemade meals could help East Bay startup, cooks, Berkeley Side

Petition seeks permanent crosswalks in gay and trans colors in Midtown, AJC.com

Outrage grows after United passenger dragged off plane; family ‘appreciative’ of support, ABC

Virginia Tech cadets launch petition to get new residence hall named after April 16th shooting victim, CBS Roanoke

Encinitas teen’s petition casts light on train suicides, The Coast News Group

Bill Seeks to Enlist New York Hotels to Help Fight Sex Trafficking, New York Times

Petition Asks for Transgender Pride-colored crosswalks in D.C., MetroWeekly

Bill O’Reilly’s Live Tour Is Still Happening (For Now), Hollywood Reporter

Petition demands firing of Grand Rapids police officer who held Black kids at gunpoint, Michigan Chronicle

Heartbreaking video shows a carriage horse collapse in the streets, USA Today

Support grows for Downingtown STEM Academy administrator on leave for confronting teen protesters, Daily Times News

Coalition Gather More Than One Million Petition Signatures Urging Amazon To Drop Breitbart, ValueWalk

March 2017

No complaints of judge over sentence in locker room assault, Associated Press, March 2, 2017

Petition Asks SeaWorld San Diego to Not Separate Polar Bears, NBC Los Angeles, March 2017

This “Game of Thrones” actor has a pledge for International Women’s Day, Mic [Video], March 8, 2017

Packy’s fight for life: ‘Meeting emotion with emotion’, Portland Tribune, March 8, 2017

Twitter Trolls ‘Ghost In The Shell’ For Whitewashing By Using Movie’s Own Ad, Huffington Post, March 13, 2017

How You Can Help Make Sure The “Fearless Girl” Statue In New York Stays, Bustle, March 2017

Petition to Keep ‘Fearless Girl’ Statue on Wall Street Gains Signatures, ABC New York, March 20, 2017

Human Trafficking in Hotels: New York Lawmaker Teams Up With Advocate, NBC News, March 21, 2017

Piden despedir a fiscal por caso de reo muerto con agua caliente en Florida, Yahoo! Noticias, March 22, 2017

Petition to boycott Netflix’s ‘whitewashed’ Death Note nears 10,000 supporters, CBC, March 26, 2017

United Airlines says customers are ‘welcome’ to wear leggings — unlike teens who used special passes, Los Angeles Times, March 27, 2017

‘Cyanide bomb’ on U.S. land broke agency policy, spurs several petitions to ban them, Idaho State Journal, March 28, 2017

Mom films TSA’s ‘horrifying’ pat down of special needs child, sparks Internet outrage, Fox News, March 29, 2017

Online Freedom of Speech May Be in Peril: Pew, TechNewsWorld, March 30, 2017

John Klein: Saving state park becomes ‘big deal’ for woman as potential cuts loom, Sequoyah County Times, March 31, 2017

February 2017

Split’s depiction of mental illness divides movie fans, The Daily Texan, February 1, 2017


How long has your doctor been on duty? Groups protest idea of 28-hour shifts
, Chicago Tribune, Feb. 3, 2017

George Takei survived a Japanese-American internment camp. Here’s his message to young Muslims, Mic, Feb. 3, 2017

Rosie O’Donnell Feeds ‘SNL’ Flame With Steve Bannon Twitter Photo, Hollywood Reporter, Feb. 10, 2017

‘Star Trek’ actor George Takei shows solidarity with Muslim community at LA City Hall, Los Angeles Daily News, Feb. 13, 2017

Hollywood’s Biggest Oscar Party Should Make a Statement, Petition Says, LA Weekly, Feb. 21, 2017

January 2017

‘Star Trek’ Actor Speaks Out Against Donald Trump, CNN, January 12, 2017

Thousands Sign George Takei’s Petition to Stand With Muslim Americans, TIME, Jan. 10, 2017

Petition Urges Coachella Headliners to Donate Proceeds to Pro-LBGTQ Groups, Billboard, Jan. 11, 2017

Petition Asks Beyoncé, Kendrick Lamar, and Radiohead to Donate Coachella Profits to LGBTQ Charities, TeenVOGUE, Jan. 12, 2017

George Takei Starts Petition to ‘Stand Up For Muslims,’ ABC, Jan. 2017

Paris Jackson Is “Incredibly Offended” By Joseph Fiennes Portraying Her Father, Michael Jackson, Bustle, Jan. 2017

That Controversial Michael Jackson Comedy Won’t Air After All, Vanity Fair, Jan. 13, 2017

Maryland school district employee fired over tweet, New York Daily News, Jan. 15, 2017

‘A Dog’s Purpose’: Petition Urges Boycott Unless “Significant Portion” Of Proceeds Goes To Animal Welfare Groups, Deadline, Jan. 20, 2017

He was banned from Sudan for speaking out against Islamic extremism, and now he’s banned from America too, Rare, Jan. 31, 2017

Is Today’s Google Doodle A Poke At The Trump Administration?, NPR, Jan. 30, 2017

2016

December 2016

Artists Petition Bay Area Leaders for Help Preventing Evictions, CBS San Francisco Bay Area,Dec. 21, 2016

‘Witch-Hunts’: Artists, Activists Call for Moratorium on Fire Inspections, Evictions After Deadly Oakland Warehouse Blaze, NBC Bay Area, Dec. 21, 2016

10,000 urge SF officials to halt inspections after Oakland fire, San Francisco Chronicle, Dec. 21, 2016

Thousands Sign Petition Demanding 10 New Public Restrooms In Downtown SF, Hoodline, Dec. 3, 2016

Fans are petitioning to bring back ‘Good Girls Revolt’, Mashable, Dec. 6, 2016

6 Petitions Fighting Ohio’s “Heartbeat Bill” That You Can Sign Right Now, Bustle, Dec. 8, 2016

Why Your Muni Fare Will Be Going Up To $2.50 In January (If You’re Paying In Cash), SFist, Dec. 9, 2016

West Virginia Official Who Called Michelle Obama ‘Ape In Heels’ Gets Her Job Back, Huffington Post, Dec. 12, 2016

U.N Drops Wonder Woman As Ambassador, New York Times, Dec. 13, 2016

November 2016

Petition aims to rescue dogs…again, ABC Tulsa, Nov. 2, 2016

Susan Sarandon asks you to empty bank account to protest Dakota pipeline, CNN, Nov. 4, 2016

A Petition Surfaces for Drake to Donate Diss Track Money to a Mental Health Charity, BET, Nov. 3, 2016

‘Ghost in the Shell’ Trailer Highlights Whitewashing, Teen Vogue, Nov. 14, 2016

‘Ape in heels’: W.Va. mayor resigns amid controversy over racist comments about Michelle Obama, Washington Post, Nov. 14, 2016

West Virginia Official Placed on Leave After Calling Michelle Obama an ‘Ape in Heels’, TIME, Nov. 15, 2016

Was the Election Hacked?, Erie News Now, Nov. 15, 2016

‘We are legitimate workers’: Erotic Service Providers Union asks Gov. Jerry Brown to decriminalize prostitution, Los Angeles Times, Nov. 15, 2016

Teens Suing Obama For Causing Climate Change, Huffington Post, Nov. 18, 2016

Petition To Ban Trump From Twitter Has Gathered Over 22,000 Signatures, Daily Caller, Nov. 30, 2016

Does Market Street need more public toilets?, SF Examiner, Nov. 28, 2016

Lewis and Clark College says it’ll support students regardless of immigration status, KATU2, Nov. 28, 2016

New Patagonia Short Film Wants You To Help Protect The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Fast Company, Nov. 28, 2016

October 2016

Lollipop man facing the axe is backed by petition signed by hundreds of parents, Chronicle Live, Oct. 6, 2016

Mom says deputy harassed her for breastfeeding, NBC Charlotte, Oct. 6, 2016

Chicago Cops Who Allegedly Sodomized Man With Screwdriver Need to Be Fired: Online Petition, Chicago Patch, Oct. 14, 2016

She thought she was haunted by ghosts before she learned what was really going on, Miami Herald, Oct. 14, 2016

Nothing Says Team Spirit Like a Caged Tiger, Slate, Oct. 14, 2016

Healthy food advocate launches petition against Safeway, Times-Herald Online, Oct. 15, 2016

News 101: The lowdown on the North Dakota pipeline controversy, USA Today College, Oct. 18, 2016

Petition Asks Disney Not to Whitewash Live-Action AladdinPlayBill, Oct. 19. 2016

Wonder Woman Faces Challenge at U.N.: A Recall Petition, New York Times, Oct. 20, 2016

Killing of Pedals ‘the walking bear’ sparks hunting debate, BBC, Oct. 21, 2016

Disney Pressed to Donate to Elephant Sanctuary With 75th Anniversary of ‘Dumbo’: Over 77,000 Have Signed Care2 Petition, Inquistr, Oct. 21, 2016

The ‘world’s saddest’ polar bear is trapped in a tiny cage at a shopping mall in China, Los Angeles Times, Oct. 25, 2016

More than 20,000 agree PCSO needs body and dash cams, News Chief, Oct. 25, 2016

Honor Code amnesty is just one part of BYU’s 23 steps for addressing sexual assaultSalt Lake Tribune, Oct. 26, 2016

BYU to adopt amnesty clause after sexual assault, honor code controversy, Daily Herald, Oct. 26, 2016

Mormon University Will No Longer Investigate Sexual Assault Survivors, TIME, Oct. 27, 2016

Fight to End the Criminalization of Sex Workers Continues in California, Feminist Majority Foundation, Oct. 27, 2016

Critics rip Texas bar that serves shots with live fish, USA Today, Oct. 28, 2016

200 gather in coalition protest against Calhoun, Yale Daily News, Oct. 31, 2016

September 2016

Op-ed: BYU must realize that students are more important than rules, The Salt Lake Tribune, Sept. 4, 2016

Why the Fight for Plus-Size Mannequins Matters, CNN, Sept. 9, 2016

Petition to prevent Disney’s Mulan from ‘whitewashing’ reaches 90,000, BBC, Sept. 12, 2016

Student Wants Unlimited Metro Cards, New York Press, Sept. 13, 2016

State Tries to Ban Elephant Circuses – All Because of Her, The Dodo, Sept. 14, 2016

Diggy the Dog’s Internet Fame Almost Cost Him His New Home, New York Times, Sept. 15, 2016

Can You Really Help Animals with an Online Petition?, The Dodo, Sept. 19, 2016

What’s the Real Risk of Monsanto’s Controversial Weed Killer?, Take Part, Sept. 19, 2016

In China, some people eat dogs; others have them as pets. Now an upcoming dog show is causing controversy, Los Angeles Times, Sept. 20, 2016

First Teasers For Scarlett Johansson’s Controversial ‘Ghost In The Shell’ Are Here, Huffington Post, Sept. 22, 2016

Thousands Sign Petition Banning Horse-Drawn Carriages in St. Louis, CBS St. Louis, Sept. 23, 2016

Wahlberg pressed to donate money from film on BP oil spill, Washington Examiner, Sept. 29, 2016

Petition protests Georgia AG’s appointment to Kennesaw State, Atlanta Loop, Sept. 29, 2016

Shyamalan’s Split Boycotted for Harmful Mental Illness Message, Movie Web, Sept. 29, 2016

August 2016

Yaaaassss: The pride flag emoji is finally here, Daily Dot, August 1, 2016

Petition demands Chelsea Manning be kept out of solitary confinement, Daily Dot, August 3, 2016

Petition Asks Drake To Donate Proceeds From North Carolina Concert To LGBTQ Community, ET Canada, August 3, 2016

Petition for Billy the Elephant to Be Released From LA Zoo, NBC Los Angeles, August 4, 2016

Rolly: Utah teens take their fight against Lagoon’s zoo to the world, The Salt Lake Tribune, August 7, 2016

Groups deliver 350,000 petition signatures calling for halt to irrigating crops with oil wastewater, Daily Kos, August 10, 2016

US family could not rescue their father from China, La Gran Época, August 11, 2016

Post reader starts petition to stop lawmakers’ 47 percent raise, New York Post, August 12, 2016

Shutesbury solar farm opponents say site may contain Native American burial ground, MassLive, August 15, 2016

Petition To Put Trans Athlete Chris Mosier On A Wheaties Box Shows How Important LGBTQ Representation Is, Bustle, August 15, 2016

American hunter Josh Bowmar who speared bear in Canada and let it die slowly may face charges, The Independent, August 17, 2016

‘Justice for Pinky the Flamingo’ petition asking for harsher animal cruelty penalties in Florida, ABC Action News, August 17, 2016

Petition urges ‘Deepwater Horizon’ filmmakers to put their money where their mouths are, NOLA.com, August 18, 2016

South Mountain Fair cancels “Greasy Pig” contest, Inside Ottawa Valley, August 19, 2016

Local medical students act to prevent suicides among doctors, Kansas City Star, August 20, 2016

Med Students, Doctors, Others Gather To Prevent Physician Suicide, CBS Philly, August 21, 2016

VIDEO: Group files complaint against Stanford rape judge, KRON4, August 24, 2016

12-year-olds start petition to get rid of tigers at Downtown Aquarium, The Denver Post, August 24, 2015

Woman Who Was Sexually Assaulted by Oregon Doctor Starts Petition to Fire Hospital CEO and Vice President, The Lund Report, August 25, 2016

Elephant Who Gives Rides All Day Can’t Even Lie Down to Rest, The Dodo, August 25, 2016

Judge’s Sentencing in Massachusetts Sexual Assault Case Reignites Debate on Privilege, New York Times, August 25, 2016

Baylor Gives Zamora 3-Game Suspension, WacoTrib, August 31, 2016

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