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TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Congress: Say YES to Humane Cosmetics
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, laws, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cal
- 401 days ago - aavs.org
On March 5th, the Humane Cosmetics Act (H.R. 4148), legislation that would prohibit the use of animals in the testing of cosmetics and their component ingredients, was introduced to Congress by Representative Jim Moran (D-VA)
These States Still Ban Cohabitation, Sex Toys... And Gay Marriage (INFOGRAPHIC)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, laws, society, gay marriage, rights, freedoms, government, ethics, crime, politics )

Carrie
- 407 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Here are some unnecessary bans still on the books in the U.S. The only one widely enforced by a majority of states is the one that prevents gay people from marrying.
Facebook to Crack Down on Illegal Gun Sales
Society & Culture  (tags: Facebook, guns, laws, ethics, safety, society, crime, abuse, news, internet )

Carrie
- 409 days ago - bits.blogs.nytimes.com
In an effort to curb illicit activity, Facebook introduced Wednesday a series of educational and enforcement efforts for sellers of guns. It will delete posts that seek to circumvent gun laws.
345 Species at Risk in Canada
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, endangered, animaladvocates, laws, protecting endangered species, bureaucratic bungling, animals, protection, humans, society )

Cal
- 410 days ago - ecowatch.com
Of 345 species at risk in Canada, more than 160 have waited far too long for recovery strategies. Thanks to a recent federal court decision, four luckier ones are finally getting overdue plans detailing steps needed to save and protect them
California's Fracking Opponents Introduce New Moratorium Bill
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, moratorium, CAlifornia, laws, politics, habitat, habitatdestruction, environment, destruction, conservation, ecosystems )

Cal
- 421 days ago - news.yahoo.com
California lawmakers have unveiled a new bill that would halt fracking and other controversial oil extraction practices in the state until a comprehensive review of their impact is complete
TAKE ACTION NOW! Praise Stronger Animal Cruelty Laws - ForceChange
Animals  (tags: laws, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, animals, animalcruelty, cruelty, protection )

Cal
- 424 days ago - forcechange.com
Thank South Dakota for making animal cruelty a felony
Changes Sought for Endangered Species Act
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, environmentalists, lawsuits, laws, change, ESA )

Giana
- 438 days ago - uk.news.yahoo.com
Republicans in Congress on Tuesday called for an overhaul to the Endangered Species Act to curtail environmentalists' lawsuits and give more power to states, but experts say broad changes to one of the nation's cornerstone environmental laws are unlikely.
Virginia Bill Would Exempt Homes, Small Farms From Food Safety Laws
Health & Wellness  (tags: food safety, Virginia, risks, laws, safety, health, government, protection, warning, food, ethics )

Carrie
- 451 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
Delegate Robert Bell (R-Charlottesville) wants to completely exempt homes and farms with 10 or fewer full-time employees from Virginia food laws.
Canadian Supermarkets: DO NOT SELL SEAL MEAT IN YOUR STORES
Animals  (tags: animal slaughter, animal cruelty, laws, Canada, seals, protect the seals )

Ruth Ann
- 462 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
To sell seal meat would not only promote animal cruelty, but seal meat is also unhealthy for humans to consume, carrying high levels of heavy metals, including mercury. Protect the seals!
ACTION ALERT: Animal Rights Defense Law in Bolivia! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: bolivia, horrendous cruelty, animal rights, laws, animal protection animal welfare )

Simone
- 463 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Thousands and thousands of animals in Bolivia are cruelly tortured and suffer terribly, ending up cruelly being killed or agonizingly abandoned. These acts are committed daily, with impunity by people of different social sectors, including authorities:
ACTION ALERT: Indiana: Stop Trying to Criminalize Whistleblowers ! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: farm animals cruely suffering undercove, crimes, laws )

Simone
- 465 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
petition It's only the very beginning of the new year, but Indiana is already working on an ag-gag bill (SB 101) targeting those who seek to expose animal abuse and illegal activity on farms. This bill will increase the penalty for exposing abuses
New California State Law Saves Mountain Lion Cub
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, mountain lions, laws )

Cher
- 465 days ago - kcet.org
An apparently orphaned mountain lion cub found in Santa Barbara County seems to be the first beneficiary of a new law regulating how law enforcement officers may respond to reports of the big predators in populated areas.
New Laws in 2014: From Tanning Bed Bans to 'Lemon Pets'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: new laws for 2014, laws, usa, politics, news )

Cal
- 473 days ago - usatoday.com
If you're a pale 17-year-old in Illinois, get your indoor tanning sessions in now. Starting Wednesday, they're strictly forbidden.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Don't Let the Texas GOP Strip Women of Their Voting Rights!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voting rights, laws, lies, politics, ethics, republicans, news, usa, elections )

Cal
- 492 days ago - act.watchdog.net
Starting this November, Texans must show a photo ID with their up-to-date legal name instead of IDs like a birth certificate. That's not a problem for single or married men -- but it leaves a third of Texas women scrambling in a state with just 81 DMVs in
ACTION ALERT: Save Northern Atlantic Shrimp Populations! PLEASE SIGN !
Green Lifestyle  (tags: shrimps, overfishing, oceans, threatened, laws, legalisation, protection environment, ecoystems )

Simone
- 493 days ago - forcechange.com
Shrimp populations in the Northern Atlantic are in serious danger. Ocean temperatures are rising, and phytoplankton the shrimp depend on for food are in decline. Decades of overfishing have taken a serious toll.
 

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