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Support Program Allowing Maryland Inmates to Train Service Dogs for Disabled Veterans ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

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The Maryland Prison Agency has teamed up with a New York non-profit called America's Vet Dogs to launch a new program that will allow inmates to train dogs while in prison. Once trained, the dogs will provide service for veterans who are blind or

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Friday July 6, 2012, 7:46 am
Signed and noted, thanks.

Naoko i (264)
Friday July 6, 2012, 8:01 am
Gladly signed and invited some FB friends to also sign.

Terry V (30)
Friday July 6, 2012, 9:06 am

To ALL those who have served and are now serving OUR country, THANK YOU!!!

Michele Wilkinson (106)
Friday July 6, 2012, 9:27 am
Noted and signed.

Barb K (1688)
Friday July 6, 2012, 9:54 am
Gladly signed!! Thnx Cher!!

. (0)
Friday July 6, 2012, 9:55 am
excellent idea..ty Cher

Lisa N (206)
Friday July 6, 2012, 11:33 am
Signed gladly, thanks Cher.

Nicole W (646)
Friday July 6, 2012, 12:02 pm
signed and shared

Kay M (347)
Friday July 6, 2012, 12:29 pm

Michela M (3964)
Friday July 6, 2012, 1:00 pm

. (0)
Friday July 6, 2012, 1:22 pm
I do not live in the US and I am always a little reticent about asking Government to do something when I will not be paying the tax to support having said that I think that this is such a win/win programme that I have done so.
Firstly for the veterans. These are young people who have been injured carrying out the policies of the democratically elected government of their country. Some people may not agree with what they are doing, this is a matter for the politicians, the Service person is doing his duty and supporting his country and deserves every support possible in return, not least if they are injued in the line of duty.
In the case of the inmates. Giving people who have offended society and chance to do something for it can never be a bad thing. In an ideal world sending someone to prison would teach them a lesson, while they are there they would be taught new skills and would leave prison and start afresh. Sadly this isn't always the case but engaging them in such a worthwhile exercise can only be a step in the direction of helping them reform themselves and turn their lvies around, it also keeps them gainfully employed.

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Friday July 6, 2012, 3:19 pm

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Friday July 6, 2012, 3:43 pm
Signed and Noted.

Past Member (0)
Friday July 6, 2012, 4:34 pm
done, thanks Cher

Anne Settanni (152)
Friday July 6, 2012, 5:05 pm
signed and shared

Carol H (229)
Friday July 6, 2012, 5:18 pm
signed and noted

aj E (164)
Friday July 6, 2012, 5:22 pm

Amy E (66)
Friday July 6, 2012, 7:44 pm

Gabriela C (105)
Friday July 6, 2012, 10:27 pm
Noted and signed. Thanks Cher!

Virginia Esquer (8)
Friday July 6, 2012, 10:50 pm

Nancy Roussy (79)
Saturday July 7, 2012, 2:00 am
I did not sign this when I saw it in the newly submitted and I won't sign it today or any other day, I refuse to help criminals!

Teresa Cowley (274)
Saturday July 7, 2012, 2:53 am
What an excellent idea!!
Noted, signed and shared on fb.

Danuta W (1249)
Saturday July 7, 2012, 3:19 am

Past Member (0)
Saturday July 7, 2012, 6:54 am
Glad to sign

Elaine Al Meqdad (283)
Saturday July 7, 2012, 9:29 am
Prisoners generally have a great love for animals, especially dogs as they are in desperate need of companionship and inherently realize that dog is indeed mans best friend. I just hope that this attempt to both rehabilitate the prisoner and the good the dogs do, is highly supervised for the protection of the animals involved!

Donna Hamilton (159)
Saturday July 7, 2012, 9:54 am
Noted and signed. Thanks.

Brenda T (0)
Saturday July 7, 2012, 1:45 pm
N&S An excellent idea. It helps both the veterans and the inmates.

Raiin Blue (72)
Saturday July 7, 2012, 6:15 pm

i notice lot of spamming in these forums these days :O please report them care2 whenever you can ;)

Regina P (67)
Saturday July 7, 2012, 9:57 pm

Arild Gone for now (174)
Sunday July 8, 2012, 1:50 am
Signed,TY Cher.

Angelika R (143)
Sunday July 8, 2012, 9:48 am
Done, thx Cher. Agree with Elaine, great cause in any case!

Emma S (239)
Monday July 9, 2012, 1:16 am
Done. Thank you, Cher.

Yvonne F (181)
Monday July 9, 2012, 2:35 am
Gladly signed! Thanks for posting

Victoria Pohrebna (279)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 2:50 am

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Friday July 13, 2012, 10:18 am
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