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Department of Homeland Security Revises Plan -- WILL Screen Shelter Dogs!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, obama, animals, animal shelters, dogs, homeland security )

- 1889 days ago -
It's a victory for shelter dogs and we helped make it happen. When the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), announced it would be paying breeders to produce several thousand dogs.
Jane Goodall Institute Praises U.S. Congress for Approval of Wildlife Postage Stamp
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: animals, apes, americans, protection )

- 1890 days ago -
The Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) applauds Wednesday's passage of a bill to help supplement existing endangered species protection funds. The Multinational Species Conservation Funds Semipostal Stamp Act of 2010 (H.R. 1454) offers the public a convenient
Area Around Denali Opened to Wolf Hunters....{Murkowski & Palin's Reign of Slaughter Continues..}
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animals, cruelty, death, endangered, environment, ethics, extinction, habitat, humans, killed, killing, protection, sadness, slaughter, society, suffering, wildanimals, wildanimals, wildlife, abuse, americans, corruption, cri )

- 2093 days ago -
TRAPPERS: Game board votes to erase park's protective zone...The Alaska Board of Game on Friday approved opening the northeast periphery of the Denali National Park and Preserve for wolf trapping.
Care2 Member Running for Congress!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Rebecca Schneider, Congress, Candidate, environment, animals, politics, Constitution, elections, freedoms, economy, pets, women, children, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', GoodNews, Sustainabililty, wildlife, conservation )

- 2159 days ago -
Care2 member, Rebecca Schneider is running for Congress again to defeat the biggest NO vote in Washington - Jeff Flake. She stands for all the positive things he consistently votes against: helping families, children, women, veterans & small business.
U.S. District Judge Sets Monday Hearing for Idaho Wolf Hunt Challenge
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, law, politics, business, boycott, idaho, potatoes, wolf, wolves, endangered, slaughter, sadness, suffering, hunters, extinction, environment, animals, animalcruelty, abuse, cruelty, killing, law, wildanimals, wildlife, death, protection )

- 2285 days ago -
The hearing is scheduled for Aug. 31, the day before Idaho wolf hunting is to start. Attorneys for Earthjustice, the group representing the 13 groups challenging the hunt and the federal government, will get three hours to make their cases in court.
Our Petitions Worked: 105 Congressmen Sign Bill To Stop Aerial Wolf Hunt!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: goodnews, government, wolves, wolf, alaska, palin, aerial, hunting, animals, wildanimals, wildlife, suffering, endangered, extinction, cruelty, death, abuse, animalcruelty, sadness, protection )

- 2299 days ago -
A new bill with 105 sponsors in Congress would ban Alaska's "wildlife management" policy of shooting wolves from the air, a policy vocally defended by ex-Gov. Sarah Palin. "It's time to ground this air assault on wolves," said Rep. George Miller, D-CA.
Wayne Pacelle of HSUS on Gov. Schwarzenegger and CA Anti-Cruelty Bill
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: animals, HSUS, arnold, schwarzenegger, cruelty, cows, tail, docking, painful, suffering, abuse, factory, farms, california, budget, government, republicans, abuse, law )

- 2342 days ago -
Gov. Schwarzenegger went out of his way to disparage an anti-cruelty bill that has nothing to do with his budget. It simply stops the painful practice of tail-docking of dairy cows, an archaic mutilation procedure. He's acting like a demagogue and a bully
Behind the Badge: Animals Helping Out APD
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Government, Police, Albany PD, Mounted Police, Animals, law, crime, safety )

- 2350 days ago -
ALBANY, N.Y.-It's hard to imagine anyone messing with mounted police officers. That's precisely why the APD uses officers on horseback to control big crowds, like the ones you'll see at Alive at Five.
Sign Petition: Support Tougher Dogfighting Laws!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, law, penalties, animals, dogs, fighting, vick, cruelty, animalcruelty, humans, suffering, sadness, death, abuse, politics, obama, congress )

- 2383 days ago -
Although animal fighting is illegal in all 50 states, the Animal Legal Defense Fund is working to make such crimes easier to prosecute and punishable by stronger penalties. ALDF has drafted a recommended amendment to all state laws.
Sign Petition: Save U.S. Jaguars and Other Borderlands Wildlife
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, government, politics, borders, security, animals, wildlife, jaguars, ocelots, fences, suffering, endangered, extinction, habitat, environment )

- 2390 days ago -
The construction of an enormous border wall and roads could have devastating impacts for borderlands wildlife and communities -- and could doom hopes for recovery of jaguars and ocelots in the U.S. Tell your representative to support H.R. 2076 today!
Supreme Court to Decide Whether Dogfight Video Is Free Speech
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, court, law, freedom, speech, crime, animals, pets, dog fights, abuse, suffering, cruelty, death, pittbulls )

- 2414 days ago -
The high court said it will rule on the case of a Virginia man who was convicted of selling videos of pit bulls fighting. He had advertised his videos in Sporting Dog Journal, an underground publication that reports on illegal dogfights.
Take Action: Anti Horse Slaughter Bills S11 and HR503...
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, americans, congress, animals, horses, slaughter, food, horsemeat, cruelty, suffering, death, pets, sadness, humans, animalwelfare )

- 2414 days ago -
The passage of S 311 and HR 503 will prohibit horse slaughter for human consumption in the US and stop the transport of horses across our borders under cruel and abusive conditions to Mexico to be butchered alive and suffer the worst death imaginable.
Sign Petition: Support The Prevention of Equine Cruelty Act (H.R. 503)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, americans, congress, animals, horses, slaughter, food, horsemeat, cruelty, suffering, death, pets, sadness, humans, animalwelfare )

- 2422 days ago -
The US Congress' failure to pass legislation banning horse slaughter means American horses are being slaughtered for human consumption abroad. Tens of thousands are shipped to Mexico and Canada annually, where they are killed under barbaric conditions.
Horse Slaughter Continues to Split Montanans
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: animals, horses, slaughter, cruelty, suffering, death, pets, sadness, government, montana, politics, money, jobs, business )

- 2436 days ago -
Will Montana be the only state in the nation to have a horse slaughter plant? The answer now depends on Gov. Brian Schweitzer, who will determine the outcome of this contentious issue during the next few days. Will he sign House Bill 418 and allow it?
Litigation Over Wolves Far From Over
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: animals, wolves, wolf, wildlife, endangered, extinction, suffering, sadness, protection, habitat, environment, humans, government, obama, law, politics )

- 2436 days ago -
It's tough being a wolf these days: Find food, find a pack, find a state boundary map, find a lawyer. On April 2 next week, a revised plan to remove the carnivores from federal Endangered Species Act protection should be published in the Federal Register.

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