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Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, cruelty, suffering, protection )

CherAway
- 1073 days ago - kintera.org
The Egg Products Inspection Act Amendments of 2012 would change existing standards for housing, treating hens kept for the production of eggs, as well as providing truth in labeling for the sale of these eggs. The bill proposes a phasing in of larger



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Past Member (0)
Wednesday September 26, 2012, 12:52 pm
Noted. Signed. Only buy cage-free, veggie fed, local, organic eggs. No antibiotics, no hormones, humanely treated.
 

LaurenAWAY Kozen (175)
Wednesday September 26, 2012, 1:14 pm
Noted & Signed. Thanks Cher.
 

Maggie S. (41)
Wednesday September 26, 2012, 1:39 pm
I will only buy eggs from free range chickens! Cage free is still penned, but, better than these cages! Free range is totally "free ranging" and the best alternative. None of these is great, these chickens are still an organic manufacturing plant and not always treat that well. There are some egg farmers, though, who really love the enterprise and really love their chickens. I try to buy from these people in my area - there are many - just go to an organic farm and you will see the chickens walking all over. Very healthy and "happy!"
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday September 26, 2012, 1:52 pm
Noted and shared.
 

Kit B. (276)
Wednesday September 26, 2012, 1:59 pm

Signed and I fully agree, we must these brutal tactics.
 

. (0)
Wednesday September 26, 2012, 2:05 pm
signed-thanks
 

. (0)
Wednesday September 26, 2012, 3:39 pm
done...
 

Joe R. (190)
Wednesday September 26, 2012, 3:54 pm
Done.
 

Vicky P. (476)
Wednesday September 26, 2012, 3:59 pm
won't let me sign, noted
 

pam w. (138)
Wednesday September 26, 2012, 5:21 pm
Done...thanks.
 

Sara W. (107)
Wednesday September 26, 2012, 6:28 pm
Signed.
 

Shelly Peterson (213)
Wednesday September 26, 2012, 7:12 pm
SO SIGNED!
 

Sandra M Z. (114)
Wednesday September 26, 2012, 10:18 pm
Organic free range eggs look and taste better.

There are a lot of city peeps keeping chickens in their yards, that would be super fresh eggs!

Signed and noted, Thank you Cher.
 

Leslene Dunn (78)
Thursday September 27, 2012, 12:21 am
Signed and noted.
 

Gloria picchetti (302)
Thursday September 27, 2012, 12:27 am
Signed.
 

Ana Marija Rumbak (200)
Thursday September 27, 2012, 1:21 am
S@N
Thank you!
 

Victoria Pohrebna (280)
Thursday September 27, 2012, 1:48 am
Signed.
 

Danuta Watola (1240)
Thursday September 27, 2012, 1:58 am
noted
 

Jon T. (59)
Thursday September 27, 2012, 1:59 am
Important for measures like this to raise the baseline. Whilst I'm sure most people on here wouldn't buy from the new standard this proposes (as it's still just larger and better cages) it makes the baseline higher and reduces the differential between sub standard and free range conditions.
 

Giana Peranio-Paz (406)
Thursday September 27, 2012, 2:04 am
Terrible cruelty! Signed.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday September 27, 2012, 2:07 am
Done
 

Gabriela C. (109)
Thursday September 27, 2012, 2:11 am
Signed. Thank you Cher!
 

Yvonne F. (176)
Thursday September 27, 2012, 4:13 am
Done!!!!! thanks Cher
 

jaya Sinha (26)
Thursday September 27, 2012, 4:26 am
For every action there is a reaction. According to the law of karma, if we cause

pain and suffering to other living beings, we must endure pain and suffering in

return, both individually and collectively. We reap what we sow, in this life and

the next, for nature has her own justice. No one can escape the law of karma.
 

Carol H. (229)
Thursday September 27, 2012, 5:41 am
signed and noted
 

Andrea Nemec (213)
Thursday September 27, 2012, 7:30 am
Noted and signed! Thanks!
 

naomi cohen (41)
Thursday September 27, 2012, 9:27 am
signed! thank you.
 

Diane K. (135)
Thursday September 27, 2012, 10:24 am
noted & signed ty
 

Donna Hamilton (159)
Thursday September 27, 2012, 10:43 am
Noted and signed. Thanks.
 

Alison A. (242)
Thursday September 27, 2012, 11:03 am
Signed and noted, thanks Cher.
 

Sandi C. (232)
Thursday September 27, 2012, 11:35 am
done
 

Victoria P. (107)
Thursday September 27, 2012, 11:42 am
signed with thanks
 

andrea bassett (0)
Thursday September 27, 2012, 1:13 pm
Unfortunately, it doesn't matter if you by free range eggs or not. Free Range almost always are massive sheds with no cages, but thousands of birds crammed into a massive shed with few little holes to the outside world, but the hens do not use them to go outside, as they are territorial and don't like to cross other birds territory, so they won't go outside. THEN: in every egg business the males are useless to the business and the yellow, sweetie chicks get sexed, if they are male they go ALIVE through the SHREDDER or get suffocated in huge plastic bags and ground up as dog or cat food. THE ONLY WAY TO STOP THIS CRUELTY IS NOT TO EAT EGGS AT ALL.
 

Elizabeth M. (68)
Thursday September 27, 2012, 1:22 pm
Noted but unable to sign as not US resident. Thanks for bringing awareness to this subject again Cher.
I hope regulations will work, as it gives a person that quizzie feeling when they think of eggs (and of course the hens and the baby chicks. It is horrendous what is done!
 

Lisa Neste (736)
Thursday September 27, 2012, 1:24 pm
Signed, thanks!
 

Amelie l. (51)
Thursday September 27, 2012, 2:20 pm
Signed, thank you.
 

michelle m. (41)
Thursday September 27, 2012, 2:24 pm
Signed
 

Ana Fontan (16)
Thursday September 27, 2012, 2:24 pm
Noted but apparently is only for US residents, pitifully I coud not sign
 

Sergio Padilla (62)
Thursday September 27, 2012, 2:28 pm
Poor animals.... Signed.
 

Gillian M. (218)
Thursday September 27, 2012, 4:30 pm
Done. Ana, I live in the UK and I had not problem signing.
 

Elaine Al Meqdad (264)
Thursday September 27, 2012, 4:52 pm
S&N!
 

aj E. (164)
Thursday September 27, 2012, 5:52 pm
signed.
 

Rock H. (254)
Thursday September 27, 2012, 6:59 pm
Signed and noted. Thanks Cher!
 

Leen Kel (42)
Thursday September 27, 2012, 8:24 pm
Noted & signed. thanks.
 

. (7)
Friday September 28, 2012, 10:26 am
So cruel. signed and noted.
 

. (0)
Friday September 28, 2012, 11:06 am
Signed and Noted.
 

Regina P. (67)
Friday September 28, 2012, 5:55 pm
Signed.
 

Ann B. (148)
Tuesday October 9, 2012, 7:28 am
thanks
 

Barbara Erdman (63)
Saturday October 27, 2012, 12:24 pm
Noted and signed Cher :0 Thnx :)
 

Laurie H. (802)
Friday December 21, 2012, 10:30 am
Thanks Monika for sending and Cher for this post!! Signed/Shared~~~
 

Elvira Escamilla Davila (60)
Saturday December 14, 2013, 11:06 am
Go Vegan
 
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