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April Care2 Member Successes

April Care2 Member Successes

Have you ever thought about starting a petition on Care2 but weren’t sure it could really make a difference? These successes should inspire you to give it a try! One person can make a difference – and it happens on Care2.

New York Wildlife Rehab Center Will Remain Open

SuccessWildlife in Need of Rescue and Rehabilitation (WINORR) was in danger of losing its animals until Care2 member Robyn created a petition to keep the operation open. After delivering the signatures to Oyster Bay, NY Supervisor John Venditto, the staff of WINORR learned they would be able to continue rescuing and caring for wildlife at their current location. Read more.

Animal Cruelty is Finally a Felony in North Dakota
SuccessThe North Dakota legislature passed a bill that establishes some felony-level penalties for incidents of malicious animal cruelty within the state. Once Governor Dalrymple signs the bill into law, South Dakota will be the only remaining U.S. state without a felony animal cruelty provision on the law books. Read more.

U.K. Saves Wild Animals from Kidnapping and Circus Life

SuccessThe United Kingdom has finally banned circuses from using wild animals in their shows. Hopefully the ban will not only prevent a great deal of animal cruelty in Britain, it will also prevent animals from being murdered or kidnapped from their homes in Africa and Asia. Read more.

Humpback Whale Nursery and the Kimberley Saved

SuccessWoodside Petroleum has dropped its plans for the $4.5 billion project along the Kimberley coast in Australia. They would have created one of the biggest industrial complexes on the planet and led to drilling and dredging some six kilometers out to sea. The Kimberley coast is home to several species of turtles, whales, dolphins and fish. Read more.

California Kills Ag-Gag Bill

SuccessThe current trend among factory farmers trying to hide their despicable practices from the public is to champion anti-whistleblower laws, generally called ag-gag bills. The sponsoring legislator had to withdraw the bill in the face of overwhelming opposition, but the fight continues in other states.
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961 comments

Jim Ven
Jim Ven18 days ago

thanks for the article.

Peggy B.
Peggy B.21 days ago

20 points to redeem

Jonathan Harper
Jonathan Harper2 months ago

Noted!

Jonathan Harper
Jonathan Harper4 months ago

Noted!

Jim Ven
Jim Ven7 months ago

thanks for the article.

Jonathan Harper
Jonathan Harper8 months ago

NOTED!

Erika Acosta
Erika Acosta8 months ago

Thanks

Paulinha Russell
Paulinha Russell9 months ago

Thank you

Paulinha Russell
Paulinha Russell9 months ago

Thank you

Paulinha Russell
Paulinha Russell9 months ago

Thanks

Disclaimer: The views expressed above are solely those of the author and may not reflect those of
Care2, Inc., its employees or advertisers.

about Marya G.

Marya is the V.P. of Product Management and is responsible for Care2's product and marketing strategy and execution. Marya is an advocate of animal rescue and has two adopted pets, including Buddy,... more

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