Petitions

Cruelty and Abuse Penalties are Severely Lacking in Alabama – Take Action to Protect Animals!

Unfortunately, cases of animal cruelty often go overlooked and under-punished in our society. A petition on Care2 states that in the state of …

Animal Abuse

Readers Respond: Petition For Chicago Theatres To Not Invite Sun-Times Critic Hedy Weiss

A petition urging Chicago theater companies to stop inviting Weiss to productions was posted on Change.org on June 13th by the Chicago Theater …

Roger Ebert

Madrid Takes a Stand Against ‘Manspreading’

Madrid has officially banned "manspreading" on public transportation.<p>On Tuesday, the city's Municipal Transportation Company (EMT) created new …

Madrid

Ramboline the Elephant Has Lived Alone in a Danish Circus for Years – Sign Petition to Get Her Out!

According to a petition on Care2, an African elephant by the name of Ramboline has been suffering in isolation for <i>thirty years</i> at a circus in Denmark …

Circuses

U.S. court backs Azeri bank IBA's petition over creditors

BAKU (Reuters) - International Bank of Azerbaijan, the energy exporting country's biggest lender, said on Saturday a U.S. court had supported its petition to prevent creditors from pursuing legal action in the United States, giving it time to restructure $3.3 billion debt.<p>The state-controlled bank …

News (U.S.)

Chechnya gay rights: Moscow activists with petition held

<b>A number of gay rights activists have been detained in Moscow as they tried to deliver a petition to the office of Russia's prosecutor general.</b><p>Police said they were held because their action was unauthorised.<p>The activists said more than two million people had signed the petition to investigate …

Russia

Russia detains activists delivering petition on Chechnya gay rights

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian police detained five activists in central Moscow on Thursday as they tried to take a petition to prosecutors to call for an official investigation into the alleged torture and killing of gay people in Chechnya.<p>Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta reported last month that …

World News

Russian activists arrested delivering Chechnya petition

The young protestors were trying to reach the Prosecutor General Office in Moscow but were met by police who seemed to know they were coming – we reach them inside the van<p>Russian police have just detained five activists attempting to deliver 400,000 signatures collected on Change.org and hundreds …

Policing

Biosimilar company uses citizen's petition in a new way

Pharmalot<p>A biosimilar company uses a citizen’s petition in a new way to seek approval standards<p>A<p>n aspiring biosimilar manufacturer is employing a …

Pharma

Timaru man plans petition to push back on council smokefree proposal

Timaru resident and long-time smoker, James Brown, is planning to start a petition to fight a council decision to make events on Caroline Bay that …

New Zealand News

Will you sign this petition?

To many, our compassion and generosity for the world’s most vulnerable people are part of the fabric of what it means to be American.<p>Living out these …

President Trump

Sign the petition: Enough is enough. Investigate the Trump administration now

Demand a bipartisan independent commission to investigate Donald Trump and his administration's foreign entanglements, business conflicts of …

Donald Trump

How a row over one word sank an LGBT petition in Australia

<b>It was a well-meaning campaign designed to address bullying of LGBT students in Australian schools.</b><p>But a day after its high-profile launch - backed by some celebrities - the petition was withdrawn following a swirl of controversy.<p>So what happened?<p>On Tuesday the open letter, organised by a Sydney …

LGBTQ

Chelsea fans start petition to name stand after Terry

Supporters have started an online campaign in hopes of honoring the outgoing Blues captain at the club's proposed new stadium<p>Chelsea supporters have started a petition to name a stand after outgoing captain John Terry at the club's proposed new stadium.<p><b>Mourinho targets Willian reunion</b><p>Encouraging …

English Premier League

How a row over one word sank an LGBT petition in Australia

<b>It was a well-meaning campaign designed to address bullying of LGBT students in Australian schools.</b><p>But a day after its high-profile launch - backed by some celebrities - the petition was withdrawn following a swirl of controversy.<p>So what happened?<p>On Tuesday the open letter, organised by a Sydney …

LGBTQ

Sweetwater mayor wins on appeal in recall case

A Miami appeals court ruled Wednesday that a petition effort to recall Sweetwater Mayor Orlando Lopez is invalid.<p>Siding with a Miami-Dade trial …

Elections

Want to save money? Here's the surprising reason you should avoid online petitions and surveys.

If you're constantly being asked to sign petitions or answer questionnaires online, you are not alone. Political parties and campaigns send out …

Money

Kerala legal experts unhappy with govt delay in implementing SC verdict on TP Senkumar

Kerala Left Democratic Front (LDF) government’s delay in implementing Supreme Court's verdict in reinstating senior IPS officer T P Senkumar as the …

India

Disappointment as Volunteering Sidelined in the Budget | PBA

The government has shown a “total disregard” for the contribution that volunteers make to the community, according to the sector peak body speaking …

Federal Budget

Hundreds sign petition for San Francisquito Canyon Road safety – Santa Clarita Valley Signal

After two lives were taken in a car crash on San Francisquito Canyon Road on Saturday, L.A. County residents banded together in an effort to get …

Road Trips

Court sides with group trying to turn Orange County campus into a charter school

An appeals court on Friday upheld a ruling that the state’s controversial parent-trigger law could be used to convert Palm Lane Elementary in Anaheim from a traditional campus to a charter school.<p>The decision by a three-judge panel from the state’s 4th District Court of Appeal could embolden …

Education

Sign the petition to Twitter: Remove Donald Trump's account

For years, Donald Trump has used Twitter to lie, harass and spread hateful messages.But now that he is President, his Twitter account is a national …

Donald Trump

Saddest Bears in Europe Who Are Living in Chains Urgently Need Your Help

According to a petition from Four Paws, the organization that recently helped rescue the bear and lion from the Mosul Zoo, on Care2, around 50 bears …

Bears

SC trashes Govt’s plea to recall verdict on probe into fake encounters in Manipur

Written by Utkarsh Anand | New Delhi |<p>Raising questions on deployment of security forces in Manipur under the AFSPA since 1958, the court had urged …

India News

Tell the L.A. Zoo it is Time to Retire Billy the Lonely Elephant to a Sanctuary!

Billy the elephant has spent the past thirty years living in isolation at the Los Angeles Zoo. The elderly elephant exhibits many signs of zoochosis, …

Food & Dining

Pet ferrets still prohibited in California after Fish and Game panel denies petition

The California Fish and Game Commission unanimously rejected a petition Wednesday to issue permits for neutered and vaccinated pet ferrets in a blow …

California

U.K. Rejects Petition Protecting Women From Being Forced To Wear Heels At Work

Bloody hell.<p>One step forward, one painful step back.<p>A petition to ban mandatory high heels in the workplace has been rejected by Parliament in the U.K.<p>Nicola Thorp, a London-based equality campaigner who was sent home from her temp job in 2016 for not wearing heels, garnered over 150,000 signatures …

Rights & Freedoms

Petition to stop companies from forcing female workers to wear heels is rejected by parliament

But the Equalities Office said it would issue guidelines to firms this summer<p>A petition to make it illegal for a company to enforce female workers to …

Employment Law

High heels row: Petition for work dress code law rejected

<b>Calls to introduce a new law banning companies from telling women to wear high heels at work have been rejected by the government.</b><p>The Equalities Office said existing legislation was "adequate" but it would issue guidelines to firms this summer.<p>The issue was debated in Parliament in March after …

Sexism

High heels row: Petition for work dress code law rejected

<b>Calls to make it illegal for companies to tell women to wear high heels at work have been rejected by the government.</b><p>The Equalities Office said it would instead introduce guidelines for firms on workplace dress codes this summer.<p>It said companies should assess whether their rules are "relevant and …

Surveillance