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Louisiana Senate Votes Down Bill Protecting Ownership of Truck Stop Tiger

Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, tigers, Tony, protection )

- 1514 days ago -
A bill debated on the Louisiana Senate floor Monday would protect the owner of Tiger Truck Stop in Grosse Tete from giving up his longtime roadside attraction, Tony the tiger. The bill narrowly failed in the Senate by a 18-19 vote, but its sponsor,

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Christeen A (371)
Monday April 28, 2014, 8:58 pm
Noted with extreme sadness.

Jerry B (128)
Monday April 28, 2014, 10:16 pm
Noted bad news..thanks Cher!

Past Member (0)
Tuesday April 29, 2014, 3:18 am
Noted. I guess we will be signing more petitions then.

Ismail Al ahmad (171)
Tuesday April 29, 2014, 5:50 am
Noted , i hope they change their mind in the near future

Nicole W (646)
Tuesday April 29, 2014, 7:16 am
sadly noted~

Ruth C (87)
Tuesday April 29, 2014, 7:54 am
How much were these people paid to vote this way!?

Sara P (54)
Tuesday April 29, 2014, 10:26 am
No words :((((

Yvonne F (181)
Tuesday April 29, 2014, 10:46 am
How can this be???? The Us is a modern country, isn't it? Ruth comment is really interesting!
Thanks Cher for posting this

Terrie W (798)
Tuesday April 29, 2014, 11:24 am
Noted with regret.

June Bostock (50)
Tuesday April 29, 2014, 11:30 am
Noted. This is wrong. Wild animals belong in the wild. Not caged!!!!!

Past Member (0)
Tuesday April 29, 2014, 12:16 pm
WTF???????? That tiger'd going to die before he's ever freed!!! :-{ :-[ :-( :-l

Past Member (0)
Tuesday April 29, 2014, 12:21 pm
Will they ever learn wild animals should be free

Elizabeth M (65)
Tuesday April 29, 2014, 3:22 pm
I would personally like to give the person who voted down this vote a swift kick. This tiger will probably be there until his time of passing comes. Very sad indeed. Thanks Cher. Noted

Janet R (38)
Tuesday April 29, 2014, 4:47 pm
Why are these idiots in the LA Senate protecting the idiot who is abusing Tony the Tiger? Makes no sense. I guess stupid does stick together. Send poor Tony to a sanctuary.

Ted W (127)
Tuesday April 29, 2014, 10:26 pm
Noted!! Thanks Cher!

Jan Garen (86)
Wednesday April 30, 2014, 10:19 am
When are these people going to make a decision,stick to it and take action. That poor tiger seems to have been incarcerated there for ever.

Sylvie A (193)
Thursday May 1, 2014, 4:19 am
C'est une autre démonstration que les animaux ne comptent pas pour beaucoup sur cette planète. Quelle désolation !
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