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October Successes

October Successes

President Obama isn’t the only one who has been successful recently! Care2 Members celebrated a lot of successes in October. Here are a few:

Dangerous Auto Legislation Derailed

Insurance companies in California tried to change a long-standing consumer protection law without voters’ knowledge. Luckily, Care2 members stood up to them, and insured drivers remain protected from the unsafe car parts that threaten vehicle safety and value.
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Costa Rica Bans Shark Finning

The government of Costa Rica recently enacted a law that bans all elements of shark finning within its borders, including the transportation and importation of fins from other countries. Hopefully they will act as an example for the rest of the world!
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Temporary Reprieve for UK’s Badgers

The UK is putting its controversial plans to kill thousands of wild badgers on hold until summer 2013. Members of Parliament voted for the government to implement more sustainable and humane solutions. Hopefully, this decision will make it harder for the government to justify these culls in the future.
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Six Bulls Saved From Agriculture Fair

The “Running of the Bulls” in Toronto was canceled after protests from animal rights activists. Officials planned to force the 2,000-pound animals to run through the streets surrounded on either side by handlers on horseback and a screaming crowd. Luckily, the bulls received a last minute reprieve.
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Thank you for all you’ve done!

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Kay M
Kay Myesterday

thanks for this blog article on the OCTOBER successes.

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Peggy B
Peggy Babout a month ago

Noted

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Peggy B
Peggy B2 months ago

TYFS

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Jonathan Harper
Jonathan Harper3 months ago

NOTED!!!!!

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Francis H
Francis Hale4 months ago

Thank you

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Jerome S
Jerome S4 months ago

thanks

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Jonathan H
Jonathan Harper5 months ago

Noted!!!!!!!!

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Chen Boon Fook
Chen Boon Fook5 months ago

noted.thanks

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Leong S
Leong S5 months ago

thanks

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Nang Hai C
Nang Hai C5 months ago

noted.thanks

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about Colleen H.

Colleen H. is an Online Campaigner with Care2 and a recent transplant to San Francisco from the East Coast. She graduated from Georgetown University where she focused her studies in Spanish... more




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