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New California State Law Saves Mountain Lion Cub
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, mountain lions, laws )

Cher
- 481 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.
Law Protecting Mountain Lions Celebrated In Half Moon Bay
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, celebration, laws )

Cher
- 518 days ago - sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com
Wildlife advocates, a state senator and the mayor of Half Moon Bay gathered Sunday to celebrate a new law that protects mountain lions and cubs that wander into human territory but pose no imminent threat to human life.
GOOD NEWS ! Senate Bill 132 Signed Into Law !
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, laws, mountain lions )

Cher
- 604 days ago - mountainlion.org
WE DID IT! Today, Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 132, officially making the bill California state law. The Mountain Lion Foundation (MLF) thanks the Governor, Senator Hill, and the entire California Legislature for voting to pass this
Despite City Law, Clydesdales Will Hoof It Down Hollywood Boulevard
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, horses, laws )

Cher
- 780 days ago - miamiherald.com
There's no horsing around when it comes to animal rights in Hollywood.
Russia Boosts Protection for Tigers
Offbeat  (tags: environment, animals, wildlife, protection, laws, Russia )

Cher
- 910 days ago - surfbirds.com
Trade, transportation and possession of endangered species will all be considered crimes under new legislation proposed by the Kremlin, following discussions with WWF.
Japan Anonymous Pick Up Litter to Protest Download Laws
Offbeat  (tags: government, laws, illegal downloads, Anonymous, hackers, protest, Japan, Tokyo )

Naoko
- 1030 days ago - japantoday.com
TOKYO - About 80 masked people, calling themselves allies of the global hacker group Anonumous, picked up litter in Tokyo Saturday in novel protest against Japan's tougher laws against illegal downloads.
Finding Justice in the Ashes
Offbeat  (tags: animals, cruelty, justice, laws, protection, environment )

Cher
- 1060 days ago - all-creatures.org
As awareness of the link between animal cruelty and other forms of violence becomes better known, we are pleased when the judicial system works and abusers are held accountable for the pain and suffering they cause innocent animals.
Big Cats Should Be Running Wild, Not Running Through Your Living Room
Offbeat  (tags: big cats, freedom, wild animals, laws, ban exotic pets trade, suffering )

Simone
- 1104 days ago - ifaw.org
On a recent episode of "Grey's Anatomy," the storyline involved a couple was that was brought into the hospital after being severely mauled by a pet lion.
The History of Bigamy and Polygamy Laws in Utah
Offbeat  (tags: divorce, laws, relationships, lifestyle, history, infographic )

Harley
- 1202 days ago - totaldivorce.com
Filing for Divorce is not always an easy decision, but it must be done before any legal remarriage can take place. Each state has different laws governing marriage and divorce and knowing your rights is key. In the state of Utah and Arizona, bigamy and po
ACTION ALERT: Tell the Governor of California That Sleeping Is Not A Crime! PLEASE SIGN !
Offbeat  (tags: homeless, california laws, banning sleeping, misjustice, laws )

Simone
- 1216 days ago - forcechange.com
California law effectively makes it illegal to sleep anywhere in the state if you are homeless. This law criminalizes homelessness and is unconstitutional as it interferes with citizens' basic human right to sleep.
Electronics-Related Tickets You Can Get While Driving
Offbeat  (tags: cars, lifestyle, laws )

Mathis
- 1221 days ago - drivesteady.com
Why is it that drivers slam on their breaks when they're speeding past cops, but don't turn down their music, hide their cell phones, or remove their GPS? In many places in the U.S., having the music turned up too loudly or even holding your cellphone may
SoCal City Kicks Out Rodeos, Circuses & Pet Sales
Offbeat  (tags: animal welfare, laws, ban pet sales, pet shops, circuses, rodeos, animal protection, irvine )

Simone
- 1299 days ago - globalanimal.org
Orange County's city of Irvine voted last night in favor of a sweeping animal welfare ordinance outlawing the retail sale of cats and dogs, any circus with exotic animals, as well as giving the boot to rodeos. Yahoo!
Surprising Canadian Laws
Offbeat  (tags: laws, canada )

Aaron
- 1300 days ago - 411.ca
Some these weird statutes make it hard for us to obey the law, because they're pretty obscure. However, ignorance of the law isn't an excuse for breaking it, so you would do well to remember them.
Victory! Indian 'Running of the Bulls' Banned .
Offbeat  (tags: victory, laws, animal protection animal welfare, jalliikita, banned )

Simone
- 1374 days ago - peta.org
After aggressive campaigning by PETA India--including a lawsuit filed in the Supreme Court of India--the Ministry of Environment and Forests has added bulls to a directive thatlists animals (bears, monkeys, tigers, lions and panthers) who are prohibited
Taiwan to Tighten Laws Banning Shark Fin Hunting
Offbeat  (tags: Taiwan, laws, hunting, shark )

Tarequl
- 1379 days ago - mnn.com
Taiwan, one of the world's major shark catchers, announced plans on Sunday to tighten measures against hunting the ocean predator for its fin..
 

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