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Urgent! No Security Briefing For Donald Trump: Sign Petition Immediately

Paul Abrams | Posted 07.26.2016 | Politics
Paul Abrams

A few weeks ago, I urged everyone to sign a petition telling the Obama Administration not to provide Donald Trump a security briefing. Trump will use whatever they tell him for his own dark purposes.

White House Dismisses Online Petition To Label Black Lives Matter A Terrorist Group

The Huffington Post | Mercy Yang | Posted 07.19.2016 | Politics

The Obama administration will not recognize the Black Lives Matter movement as a terrorist organization, it said in response to a popular petition tha...

More Than 3.5 Million Britons Are Demanding A Second EU Referendum [UPDATED]

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 06.27.2016 | World

Calls for the United Kingdom to hold a second referendum on its membership of the European Union are growing. A petition demanding a rerun of Thursday...

Support Target for Being Trans-inclusive

Mischa Haider | Posted 04.29.2016 | Queer Voices
Mischa Haider

In the petition we call for an end to the war on vulnerable transgender Americans, and also call on other corporations to follow Target in declaring their spaces trans-inclusive.

Petitioners Seek Release Of Imprisoned Rapper

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 04.21.2016 | Crime

A petition calling for the release of rap artist McKinley "Mac" Phipps, serving time for a killing he says he didn't commit, has been signed by more t...

An Open Letter to Producers, Consumers and Legislators

Abi Fedorovsky | Posted 03.18.2016 | Green
Abi Fedorovsky

We have the power to change the system. It might seem like individuals cannot change something so big, but so many significant events in history have been started by the small actions of people.

Heroes Are Signing A Petition To Have Deadpool Host 'SNL'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 02.19.2016 | Entertainment

Finally, there's a cause we can all get behind. A petition to have Deadpool (yeah, the fictional character) host an episode of "Saturday Night Live" i...

People Are Petitioning For A Selena Barbie Doll

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 02.04.2016 | Latino Voices

Barbie got a groundbreaking makeover last month when it introduced curvy, petite and tall body types after years of criticism over the doll’s unreal...

New Report Evaluates Medical Marijuana Programs Nation-wide

Steph Sherer | Posted 01.29.2016 | Politics
Steph Sherer

State lawmakers now have the tools they need to improve medical cannabis programs to truly meet the needs of the patients they are meant to serve.

Bill Maher Just Wants Barack Obama For His Birthday

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 01.16.2016 | Comedy

Bill Maher wants to get real with his "Real Time" audience. The comedian is turning 60 on Jan. 20, and all the guy wants for his birthday is Barack Ob...

1 Million Doms Supports Samantha Bee's New Show

Domenick Scudera | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Domenick Scudera

My name is Dom, and I would like to announce the formation of a new organization, One Million Doms (or 1MD). We are launching a new campaign to support Full Frontal with Samantha Bee.

Facebook Responds To Critics Demanding Action Against ISIS

The Huffington Post | Whitney Meers | Posted 12.09.2015 | Technology

Facebook has responded to a petition criticizing the way it deals with posts that apparently support terrorism or the so-called Islamic State. "There ...

From Parish to Paris: Why the World's Faithful Are Asking for Climate Action

Cardinal Cláudio Hummes, O.F.M. | Posted 12.02.2015 | Religion
Cardinal Cláudio Hummes, O.F.M.

I happily join the 840,000 of my Catholic sisters and brothers in exhorting the COP21 negotiators to develop the international frameworks needed for a climate of justice.

Thousands Sign Petition To Remove Raven-Symoné From 'The View'

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 11.02.2015 | Black Voices

Since former child star Raven-Symoné became a co-host on ABC's "The View," she has made headlines for some of her very controversial statements about...

Zen and the Art of Petitioning

Sarah Blahovec | Posted 10.28.2015 | Impact
Sarah Blahovec

There are over one billion people with disabilities around the globe. It is unacceptable that we are not recognized. Without the pressure of more voices, they will not understand that the disability community not only exists, but that it is a significant global force that will not be ignored.

A Historic Event at the United Nations in Mental Health; UN Defines Mental Health as a Policy Priority in Latest Global Development Agenda

Kathryn Goetzke | Posted 10.19.2015 | Impact
Kathryn Goetzke

This agenda is designed to be 'a plan of action of the people for the people' and will be the leading global development policy of the next 15 years.

Calling All Peace-Loving Hindus

Sunita Viswanath | Posted 10.02.2015 | Religion
Sunita Viswanath

I and my colleagues at Sadhana: Coalition of Progressive Hindus are heartbroken to read the news that Muslim man, Mohammad Akhlaq, was lynched and murdered by a Hindu mob in Northern India because it was rumored that he killed and cow and consumed the meat.

Stop Garnishing Social Security Benefits to Pay Student Debt.

Mary Green Swig | Posted 09.13.2015 | Politics
Mary Green Swig

Student debt many Americans took on in their youth is following them to the grave. Now many of these student debtors are seniors whose Social Security benefits are being garnished to continue to pay those loans they took out a lifetime ago.

Why Cecil's Death Means More Than Walter Palmer Could Have Imagined

Randy Paynter | Posted 08.20.2015 | Green
Randy Paynter

As the uproar surrounding Cecil's petition continues to ripple around the world, it shows the rising desire from people across the globe to right wrongs and move society in line with their values. Petitions offer a constructive outlet for this desire. The results can be extraordinary.

Why These People Got The Dictionary To Change The Definition Of 'Nude'

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 08.19.2015 | Black Voices

Since its creation, the word "nude" has always been synonymous with a white skin tone -- just ask Merriam Webster, who originally defined the term as...

The Top 5 Ways to Help Protect Elephants on World Elephant Day

Randy Paynter | Posted 08.13.2015 | Green
Randy Paynter

Today, August 12, is World Elephant Day, a day where animal lovers around the world unite to celebrate the majestic creature and call attention to fur...

A Selena Quintanilla Wax Figure Could Become A Reality Thanks To Fans

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 08.10.2015 | Latino Voices

Selena Quintanilla may soon be immortalized in wax. A petition is pushing Hollywood's Madame Tussauds Wax Museum to honor the slain Tejano ...

How the Daughter of One of America's Most Beloved Actors and Others Are Calling for Change

Martha T.S. Laham | Posted 08.04.2015 | Fifty
Martha T.S. Laham

Conservators and guardians are often given overbroad authority over conservatees' and wards' lives. Stories of conservatees and wards being isolated or imprisoned by court-appointed protectors are far too common.

Conservatorship Conundrum: You Can Be Reduced to the Status of an Infant With as Few Rights as a Felon

Martha T.S. Laham | Posted 07.28.2016 | Fifty
Martha T.S. Laham

Two types of probate conservators can be appointed. A conservator of the person is responsible for handling the conservatee's health care and other basic needs, while a conservator of the estate is responsible for handling the conservatee's financial matters.

Petitions Call For Feds To Investigate Sandra Bland's Death

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 07.24.2015 | Black Voices

This past Sunday, Lois Wilkins talked to her daughter Ebony Joy Wilkins about Sandra Bland’s death. Her 38-year-old daughter commented that she coul...