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8 Other Laws That Could Be Ignored Now That Christians Get To Pick And Choose
Offbeat  (tags: religion, laws, Christians, Muslims )

Freya
- 10 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The owners of a chain of stores called Hobby Lobby don't like Obamacare. In particular, they really don't like the part that requires insurance companies to cover contraceptives. Normally, people who don't like a law petition the government to change that
4 of the Best Places For Animals
Offbeat  (tags: countries, animals, animal welfare, laws, animal protection, legalisation )

Simone
- 24 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
It is painful for animal lovers to see an animal being mistreated, and different countries have different ways of dealing with animal abuse. Each country has its own set of animal welfare or protection laws that govern how these abusers should be punished
In Georgia, You Can Carry a Gun, But You Need a Prescription for a Vibrator
Offbeat  (tags: women, freedoms, odd, off-beat, laws )

Sarah
- 45 days ago - alternet.org
Imagine needing a prescription to visit Good Vibrations!
Law Change Is Good News for China's Moon Bears
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, laws, China, bears )

Cher Away
- 76 days ago - animalsasia.org
Animals Asia welcomes the closing of legal loophole in China which should ensure greater protection for wild Asiatic black bears - better known as moon bears.
Amazing Images of Ridiculous US Laws
Offbeat  (tags: USA, laws, ridiculous, funny, pictures, outdated, unusual )

Marie
- 78 days ago - metro.co.uk
Photographer Olivia Locher has created the most striking photographs based on bizarre, outdated and downright ridiculous American laws.
Truck Stop Tiger Could Be Denied Legal Protections With New Louisiana Bill
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, tigers, laws )

Cher Away
- 79 days ago - aldf.org
The national nonprofit Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) is calling on the Louisiana state legislature today to defend existing protections for tigers, in light of a bill that could undo every victory made by the organization on Tony the tiger's behalf.
VICTORY! ! ! S.B. 428/H.B. 4393 Passes ! West Virginia Bans Exotic Pets !
Offbeat  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, exotic pets, laws, protection )

Cher Away
- 84 days ago - bornfreeusa.org
This bill was signed into law by the governor on March 25, 2014.
Wildlife With Teeth Bill Progressing in Illinois General Assembly
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, bills, laws )

Cher Away
- 95 days ago - chicagoist.com
A bill in the Illinois Senate would amend the wildlife code to include wolves, bears and mountain lions on the list of protected species.
New California State Law Saves Mountain Lion Cub
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, mountain lions, laws )

Cher Away
- 183 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 Away
- 220 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 Away
- 307 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 Away
- 483 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 Away
- 613 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
- 732 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 Away
- 762 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.
 

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