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PETITION - End Rampant Wage Theft and Compensate Victimized Workers
Business  (tags: wage theft, victimized workers, cheating, paycheck fairness act, wage recovery act, exploitative labor practices, prevention, fairness )

- 4 days ago -
Companies across America have been stealing huge sums of worker wages with only paltry legal repercussions for far too long. For example, in the year 2011, workers in California and New York were cheated out of $1.7 billion from their paychecks.
Prince William Must Stop Promoting Trophy Hunting
World  (tags: Trophy hunting, ignorance, conservation, endangered, ethics, animalrights )

- 13 days ago -
Recently feeding orphaned rhinos & elephants William commented that *theres a place for commercial hunting* & *it is a justifiable means of conserving species that are under serious threat.* Protect an animal by hunting & killing it...? Please sign
PETITION - Stop Retaliation Against Whistleblowers in Bosnia
World  (tags: whistleblowers, retaliation, corruption, payment, hunger strikers, charges )

- 3 days ago -
For more than a year, a small family-owned mining company in Bosnia has suffered relentless retaliation for blowing the whistle on a government bribery scheme. Rather than being thanked for exposing corruption, Tuzla Kvarc has faced reprisals that...
PETITION - Tell the U.S. Senate: Stop the Right-Wing's Assault on America's Coastal National Parks
Environment  (tags: coastal zones, national parks, conservation areas, public lands, protection act, prevention, responsibility )

- 2 days ago -
Republicans in Congress have been relentless in waging a war on America's public lands - an attempt to strip away, bit by bit, the government's ability to safeguard parks and public lands from private development.
PETITION - Say No to Environmentally Catastrophic Natural Gas Project
Environment  (tags: gas export project, environmental damages, massive infrastructure, threat to nature, ecosystem collapse, longterm consequences, prevention of habitat destruction, Climate Change, CO2emissions, Emissions Reduction, pollution, responsibility )

- 1 day ago -
The Petronas company's Pacific Northwest Liquified Natural Gas exporting project in British Columbia is a threat to the local ecosystem of Flora Bank and the global environment at large. The massive infrastructure such a project requires, along with...
PETITION - Protect Land Rights Activists Who Received Death Threats
World  (tags: Land Rights, activists, death threats, mining interests, illegal miners, land grabs, human rights abuses, paramilitary groups, violence, prevention of crimes )

- 3 hours ago -
Ensure the safety of Afro-descendant community leaders who have been receiving threats, and end illegal mining on their land. Leaders of the Afro-descendant La Toma community in the Colombian Department of Cauca have received threats from...
PETITION - Make Forced Oral Sex on An Unconscious Person Illegal
Society & Culture  (tags: forced sex, unconsious persons, oral sex, disgusting attitude, prevention of sexual abuse, protection of the vulnerable, injustice, Justice for victims, unethical behaviour, crime and punishment, harsh penalties )

- 1 day ago -
Classify forced oral sex on an unconscious person as rape, making it illegal and punishable by law. It's not illegal to force someone into having oral sex if the person is unconscious according to a recent ruling by an Oklahoma criminal appeals...
PETITION - Don't Shut Border to Refugees
World  (tags: refugees, closed borders, border blockades, conflict, humanitarian crisis, stricter regulations, asylum seekers, Human Rights, migration, ethics )

- 1 day ago -
Block law that will allow the government of Austria to turn away refugees. The National Council of the Austrian Parliament has passed a law that will allow the government of Austria to block the admission of refugees into the country.
PETITION - Zebra With Head Ripped Off Is Fed to the Tigers at Norway Zoo to "Educate" Visitors! Act Now!
Animals  (tags: Zoo Animal Cruelty, live feed, needless killings, disgusting attitude, animal welfare and rights, stronger protection laws, stricter regulations, prevention of killing healthy animals )

- 6 hours ago -
We, the undersigned, urges zoos in Europe to change their approach to animals and put an end to the vicious euthanasia of healthy animals. Healthy animals deserve a chance to life and putting them down should never be an option.
Yellowstone Bears Need Your Help. PLEASE TAKE ACTION!
Animals  (tags: bears, Grizzly bears, endangered, cruelty, suffering, killed, killing, death, animaladvocates, animalrights, conservation, crime, environment, extinction, ethics, habitat, humans, law, protection, sadness, slaughter, society, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 1 day ago -
Tell the Service to maintain protections for Yellowstone grizzly bears. If removed, we know what to expect: Wyoming, Idaho and Montana have already agreed to allow trophy hunts.
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