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Make Animal Neglect in Extreme Weather a Felony in US - Via Force Change
Animals  (tags: Animals, Dogs, Cats, Animal Cruelty, Suffering, Crime, Law, Protection, Animal Rights, US )

Victoria
- 470 days ago - forcechange.com
Global Petition to support a new piece of legislation that will protect companion animals from being neglected, left outside, or given improper housing during times of extreme weather. The maximum penalty is currently a mere $100 fine.
Article - Prestigious Universities Violate the Animal Welfare Act - Huffington Post
Animals  (tags: Animal Research, US, Animal Cruelty, Suffering, Animal Welfare Act, Law, Protection, Science, Interesting News )

Victoria
- 490 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Neglect plus a glimmer of hope as "Researchers have over-relied on animal data. The problem is that it hasn't worked.. We need to refocus and adapt new methodologies for use in humans to understand disease biology in humans" - Dr Zerhouni.
Victory for Animal Advocates: Horse Slaughter Will Not Return to U.S. in 2014
Animals  (tags: horses, horse slaughter, US, victory! )

Judith
- 498 days ago - examiner.com
Animal advocates argued that more than 80% of Americans that oppose horse slaughter - and Congress listened.
Victory - Cruelty of Bear Baiting Ends in South Carolina US - Via The Humane Society of the Un
Animals  (tags: Bears, Animal Welfare Law, US, Good News, Protection, Ethics )

Victoria
- 518 days ago - humanesociety.org
Good news as The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources has publicly stated that they will not issue any new permits for the private possession of black bears, putting an end to the cruel practice of bear baiting/baying.
Snowy-Owl Migration to US One of Biggest on Record
Animals  (tags: Snowy Owls, US, great numbers, study, interesting, wildlife, habitat, environment )

Giana
- 528 days ago - uk.news.yahoo.com
Snowy owls -- large, fluffy, white birds typically found in the Arctic and rarely seen south of the Great Lakes -- have swooped down upon the eastern United States in greater numbers than at any time in at least 50 years, one bird expert says.
United States Stands Up as An Ally of African Wildlife
Animals  (tags: us, illegal wildlife trade, poaching, allied, africa, wildlife, protection, animaladvocates, crime, conservation, endangered, goodnews, slaughter )

Tamara
- 696 days ago - awf.org
President Obama's Announcement on Illegal Wildlife Trafficking Comes at Critical Time as Elephant and Rhino Poaching Reach Record Highs in Africa NAIROBI, Kenya, July 01, 2013 -- U.S. President Barack Obama announced today in a press conference with Tanz
Stop the US Navy From Harming Whales and Dolphins ACTION
Animals  (tags: whales, dolphins, Navy, US, animalwelfare, sonar, explosions, protection )

Nancy
- 841 days ago - signon.org
The US Navy is seeking permission to kill, permanently injure, or otherwise seriously harm whales and dolphins more than 31 million times over the next five years throughout Southern California, Hawaii, the Gulf of Mexico, and along the Atlantic Coast...
Make Cruelty to a Companion Animal a Felony, and Create a National Standard for Punishment. ACTION US
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animalrights, US, law, felony, animalcruelty, animals, humans, protection )

Nancy
- 873 days ago - petitions.whitehouse.gov
Many states provide felony charges for those that abuse companion animals, but punishment varies widely. Many people consider their pets part of their family, and as such our pets should have more protection from the evils of humanity.
Drop Anna Wintour From the List of Possible Ambassadors to the United Kingdom or France ACTION LINK
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animalrights, Anna Wintour, ambassador, US, wildlife, animalcruelty )

Nancy
- 895 days ago - care2.com
Anna Wintour's lack of compassion and open support of animal cruelty make her a particularly poor choice to represent Americans in either of these countries which, like the United States, are nations of animal lovers. Share...Deadline 1/4/13.
Protect the Jaguars' Southwestern Habitat ACTION LINK
Animals  (tags: animals, ecosystems, US, conservation, habitat, habitatdestruction, wildlife, environment, endangered, pollution, jaguars )

Nancy
- 958 days ago - care2.com
A foreign-owned mining corporation that wants to build the Rosemont Copper mine in the Santa Rita Mountains, southeast of Tucson, Ariz., is lobbying hard to block protections there.
18 Beluga Whales Need YOU! ACTION
Animals  (tags: whales, belugas, animalrights, endangered, Russia, Georgia, US, protection )

Nancy
- 979 days ago - peta2.com
The Georgia Aquarium has applied for a permit to import 18 wild-caught beluga whales from Russia as part of an initiative to breed them for exhibition at aquariums and marine parks across the country.
Please Tell Your Senators to Say No to Dangerous Hunting Proposals ACTION US
Animals  (tags: Sportsmen's Act, wildlife, endangered, hunting, Congress, US, animalrights )

Nancy
- 983 days ago - capwiz.com
Although the 112th Congress is drawing to a close, the U.S. Senate may yet consider proposed legislation known as the Sportsmen's Act of 2012, S. 3525. This bill, a version of which has already passed the House of Representatives, proposes to weaken...
Tigers Do Not Belong at County Fairs! ACTION
Animals  (tags: education, animalcruelty, abuse, animalwelfare, protection, US, cruelty, tigers, county fair, wildlife )

Nancy
- 993 days ago - change.org
It is all done under the pretense of educating people about tigers, discouraging them from owning exotic animals as pets, and to save the species. After observing the display at the fair this past weekend for over an hour and on two separate occasions...
Urgent ACTION Alert: Help Protect Egg-Laying Hens Nationwide US
Animals  (tags: protection, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, Farm Bill, chickens, US )

Nancy
- 1078 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
Farm Bill Amendment No. 2252 could help reduce the suffering of hundreds of millions of animals who currently receive no legal protection from even the most egregious abuses.
Stop Farm Bill Attacks on Wildlife ACTION US
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animalcruelty, US, Farm Bill, death, cruelty, wildlife )

Nancy
- 1078 days ago - org2.democracyinaction.org
Still another would block the EPA from regulating lead ammunition, a poison responsible for the deaths of as many as 20 million animals like the bald eagle every year.
 

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