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Jul 21, 2010
Focus: Human Rights
Action Request: Petition
Location: United States

Remarks made by Ms. Shirley Sherrod at a meeting of the NAACP were taken out of context and used to inflame the public and resulted in her losing her job at the USDA.

The NAACP and the Administration both reacted too quickly without knowing all of the facts.  Ms. Sherrod's remarks, made at a meeting of the NAACP in Georgia, if watch in their entirety and not taken out of context, would exemplify her true feelings and what she was trying to say - that she had to overcome prejudices she had learned when growing up, as we all do as creatures molded to greater or lesser extents by our environment.  She was saying, and should be commended for it rather than being fired or even censured, that she moved beyond such thought and subequent behavior.

Please sign our petition at Reinstate Shirley

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Posted: Jul 21, 2010 3:09pm
Jun 13, 2010
Focus: Environment
Action Request: Volunteer
Location: United States

The Gulf of Mexico oil spill is the greatest ecological disaster in U.S. history.  The danger to both the environment and to wildlife is nearly incalculable.  Rather than finger pointing and name calling, we believe that we must act now and in force to help save the Gulf.  To that end, we have just created a wiki portal site to solicit volunteers and donations, post stories and photo, etc.  The site is http://savethegulf.pbworks.com

Your photos, stories and other submissions are welcome, as are comments, but please refrain from name calling and finger pointing.  The idea of this site is to seek information, ideas and to solicit volunteers.  The need is urgent, the time is now!

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Posted: Jun 13, 2010 5:36am
Mar 20, 2007
Focus: Animal Welfare
Action Request: Petition
Location: Alabama, United States
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https://community.hsus.org/humane/notice-description.tcl?newsletter_id=7725676
The Humane Society of the  United States: STOP CANADA'S CRUEL SEAL HUNT
Help save the baby seals by signing the pledge to boycott Canadian seafood. Your simple act could help end the seal hunt forever.
Sign the  Pledge.

Dear Friends,

In just days, The Humane Society of the United States will again be on the front lines in Canada, fighting to stop the largest commercial slaughter of marine mammals on the planet. Last year, fishermen clubbed and shot more than 350,000 seals in the North Atlantic. Almost all of them were babies, some as young as 12 days old, and reports indicate that some were skinned while alive and conscious.

I ask that you stand with us today and help us stop the seal hunt forever.

Step 1:Sign the pledge to boycott Canadian seafood.

Seal hunting is an off-season activity for Canada's east coast commercial fishermen. They earn a small fraction of their incomes from selling seal skins to the fur industry: only a reported $17.5 million (Canadian) annually, compared to the nearly $3 billion taken in by the Canadian fishing industry from seafood exports to the United States. The connection between the commercial fishing industry and the seal hunt in Canada gives consumers all over the world the power to end the vicious slaughter of seals.

This year, we are excited to report that the boycott is working! The Canadian fishing industry has suffered a $350 million (Canadian) decline in the value of snow crab exports to the United States. Help us keep the pressure on Canada's fishing industry by teaming up with the more than 340,000 people who have joined the boycott. Sign the pledge today!

Step 2:Pass the pledge to friends.

Canada is sensitive to world opinion, and its fishing industry is vulnerable to the choices of the hundreds of thousands of people who refuse to buy Canadian seafood. Each and every person who signs the pledge will increase the pressure on Canada to end the hunt. Ask your friends and family to sign the pledge.

When the first stage of the hunt unfolds this March in the North Atlantic, The HSUS will once again be there with our cameras to show the world the ugly truth from the ice.

Stay in touch with our campaign to end the seal hunt and find up-to-the-minute news, videos, and actions you can take at www.ProtectSeals.org.

Your involvement is critical to ending the awful abuses of the hunt. Thank you for joining us today in our fight to abolish the brutal seal hunt forever.

Sincerely,

Wayne Pacelle
President & CEO
The Humane Society of the United States

P.S. During the hunt, you can get frequent updates from Rebecca Aldworth, our director of Canadian Wildlife Issues, who will be on the ice to witness and report on the slaughter. Subscribe to Seal Watch.

P.P.S. Want to do more? On April 1, thousands of advocates will gather at ProtectSeals house parties across the United States and Canada to help stop the hunt. Hosting a house party to support the Humane Society Legislative Fund is a unique way to let people know that the seal hunt is still happening and how they can help. Find out how you can host or attend a ProtectSeals house party.
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Posted: Mar 20, 2007 5:15am
Mar 7, 2007
Focus: Animal Welfare
Action Request: Various
Location: Alabama, United States

April is Anti-Cruelty Month!  Animal Planet has partnered with the ASPCA and other animal groups to make it easy to get involved.  It is easy: Just ROAR - Reach Out. Act. Respond.  Visit http://animal.discovery.com/roar to join the ROAR campaign.

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Posted: Mar 7, 2007 12:33pm
Feb 24, 2007
Focus: Children
Action Request: Petition
Location: United States
Please sign this petition - we must protect the innocent!

          Ban all websites promoting Pedophilia

We the people demand that any and all websites including but not limited to http://NAMBLA.org , http://PUELLULA,org and http://sns.puellula.com/Main.html which promote pedophilia be banned and those involved in such activities be prosecuted for advocating child abuse/molestation.

We demand that anything which advocates for sexual activities with children under the legal age of consent be ruled as kiddie pornography and illegal and punishable by law.
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Posted: Feb 24, 2007 8:49am
Feb 15, 2007
Focus: Animal Welfare
Action Request: Petition
Location: Alabama, United States
This message was forwarded to me by my friend, Ria -

Georgia Shelter -  Help us stop the madness!!
Walker County Petition///Please sign and Crosspost
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We need help with this shelter. They're euthanizing without giving people a chance to adopt. Please sign. Message from one of the volunteers (see below)
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"Hi Everyone, we desperately need your help with the issues and problems at Walker County. Could you please take a minute and sign this petition for us? We wold appreciate all the help we can get."
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Thanks
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Posted: Feb 15, 2007 9:45am
Jan 21, 2007
Focus: Human Rights
Action Request: Petition
Location: Alabama, United States
Please read about Stacey Lannert at http://www.freestaceylannert.org/ 
and consider signing the petition at http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/125146079 

Thank you,

Mark C.
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Posted: Jan 21, 2007 11:01am
Dec 21, 2006
Focus: Human Rights
Action Request: Petition
Location: United States
Please visit http://www.democracyinaction.org/dia/organizationsORG/darfur/tellafriend.jsp?tell_a_friend_KEY=1222&message=Successfully+updated+Supporter+information - Let's take action to Save Darfur.  The world seems to be ignoring this problem - Please visit this site, send messages to the U.N. Secretary-General and others, and tell your friends, please!
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