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TAKE ACTION NOW! Oppose "Ag-Gag" - Allow Animal Abuse Investigations On Farms


Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animalcruelty, animals, animalrights, protection, animaladvocates, AnimalWelfare, investigation )

Cal
- 421 days ago - forcechange.com
Strike down pending bills that ban undercover investigations of animal abuse on farms



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Arild Warud (151)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 4:33 am
Signed,TY Cal.
 

John B. (215)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 5:00 am
Thanks Cal for posting the link to the petition. Signed, noted and shared.
 

Autumn S. (138)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 5:05 am
signed and noted, Thanks Cal
 

Christeen Anderson (422)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 5:29 am
Signed.
 

Bartlomiej T. (319)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 6:26 am
Signed. Thanks, Cal.
 

Nicole W. (619)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 6:40 am
signed and shared, thank you Cal
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 7:10 am
signed and shared, thanks Cal
 

Danny AWAY M. (77)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 8:20 am
Noted and signed. Thank you, Cal!
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 8:33 am
s&n thx:))
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 8:47 am
signed. We must stop eating them. What a waste of a human lifetime it is to interfere with freedom and happiness of sentient beings. What goes around comes around unavoidably with the laws of karma.
 

Lisa AWAY Neste (696)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 9:17 am
Your signature has been recorded.
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 10:40 am
already signed, TU
 

Natasha Salgado (457)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 10:50 am
Done. This world needs more Vegetarians and Vegans. This is no life for any animal..a life with only cruelty and suffering.
 

Birgitta S. (216)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 11:13 am
THANK YOU, CAL :-)
 

Florence Eaise (132)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 11:17 am
noted signed tweeted and shared thanks Cal
 

Jodi Ashley (2)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 11:30 am
Signed noted and shared
 

Gloria picchetti (279)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 11:31 am
Signed. Free speech is our right!
 

Cheriann P. (17)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 11:40 am
Noted and signed. L♡ve ☮ Peace.
 

Amy E. (66)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 11:46 am
N & s
 

Barbara D. (107)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 11:57 am
NS&S. Your signature has been recorded. Why hide if you have nothing to hide? TY, Cal
 

M. (Moo) Prince (16)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 12:16 pm
Signed & Shared! Thanks Cal
 

June M. (96)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 12:23 pm
noted + signed..thanks Cal
 

Mike M. (53)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 12:26 pm
N&S
 

Kerstin S. (297)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 12:41 pm
Signed, thank you Cal
 

Mary away T. (188)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 1:21 pm
Thanks Cal for posting, Signed and shared.
 

Lois Jordan (55)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 1:32 pm
Signed & noted. Thanks, Cal.
 

Kathy Chadwell (371)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 1:33 pm
signed shared here and on twitters.
Anybody else find it strange there is no money in the budget and EPA is taking a hard hit in losing billions of dollars in funding but they can find money to abuse animals and send whistle blowers to jail? Where is the America my family fought and died for?
 

Carol D. (98)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 1:35 pm
They should not be allowed to cover anything up In fact I think all these places should be more publicised and people should be shown more hard facts about farm animals and slaughter and perhaps they would not be keen to eat so much meat At the present time too many people turn a blind eye to what goes on and the animal suffering

Signed & Noted Thanks
 

kye j. (41)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 1:35 pm
Signed
 

Suzanne L. (152)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 1:45 pm
N&S. Freedom of information is important. If nothing is wrong they shouldn't have to worry.
 

Ilona V. (0)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 1:50 pm
Thanks. Signed & noted
 

Sheila D. (24)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 1:52 pm
Noted and signed. Thanks Cal.
 

LMj Sunshine (112)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 2:03 pm
TY!!
 

Valerie Disle (66)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 2:05 pm
done
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 2:19 pm
Signed
 

Dianna M. (12)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 2:33 pm
H'mm . . . says here, the TARGET of this petition is, among other people, Deb Fischer and Mike Johanns (both of Nebraska). Why am I not surprised?

From Johanns' e-update, dated August 1, 2012: "Today, I introduced a bill in the Senate which would ban the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from conducting aerial surveillance of ag operations for one year. Although I have made multiple requests for the EPA to provide a clear and complete account of the size and scope of its surveillance program, these requests have gone unmet.

The EPA’s history of imposing overreaching regulations on our farmers and ranchers has rightfully made many in the agriculture community skeptical of the agency’s actions. I am not asking EPA to do anything difficult, but rather to simply provide an appropriate level of government transparency to our farmers and ranchers . . . "

No problems voting for the 2012 NDAA, but he's concerned with "government transparency"? Uh-huh, I believe that. And the moon IS made of blue pudding, right? I hope so, because I just invested big time in a mining company that's proposing to go there and import it all to Earth, where it will be donated to various charities to feed the hungry.

As for Deb Fischer, what can I say? Endorsed by Sarah Palin . . .
 

Birgit W. (135)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 2:49 pm
Signed
 

Natalie V. (27)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 3:13 pm
noted / signed
 

janet f. (29)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 4:06 pm
Absolutely signed.
 

Lauren Kozen (167)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 4:12 pm
Noted & Signed. Thanks Cal.
 

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Saturday February 23, 2013, 4:19 pm
Signed & shared and noted. Thanks, Cal!
 

Winn Adams (178)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 4:46 pm
Signed and shared.
 

Chris W. (91)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 5:19 pm
ty for this
 

Melissa Blair (1)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 5:32 pm
3rd "ag-gag" ive signed today. thanks.
 

Joy Mcronald (121)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 5:36 pm
Signed and noted
 

Bette-Ann Libin (11)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 5:54 pm
S and N
 

Carol H. (229)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 6:14 pm
signed and noted
 

Heidi Aubrey (16)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 6:15 pm
Signed and noted.
 

paula eaton (30)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 6:44 pm
Signed. The farm industry has too much money and politicians in their pockets.if they think the agriculture industry will regulate itself then they are lying to us and themselves.
 

Sarah Cole (2)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 7:09 pm
noted and signed
 

samantha l (0)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 7:49 pm
Signed!
 

Christine Stewart (130)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 9:10 pm
Signed!
 

Zee Kallah (39)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 9:13 pm
noted and signed
 

PennyAWAY B. (122)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 9:16 pm
Noted and signed, thanks Cal.
 

Dianne D. (450)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 10:23 pm
Signed and refuse to keep silent.
 

Lisa Zarafonetis (175)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 10:31 pm
Signed & Shared.
 

Marie W. (65)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 10:39 pm
Kill the messenger-not fix the problem.
S&N
 

Anna Undebeck (187)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 10:52 pm
Noted and signed. Thank you very much. This MUST stop!!!
 

Diane B. (275)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 10:55 pm
gladly signed and shared
 

Nancy C. (790)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 10:59 pm
ty Cal
 

Beverly G. (132)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 11:06 pm
signed
 

Beverly G. (132)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 11:07 pm
dun
 

Mike H. (213)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 11:30 pm
Signed!
 

Cheryl Ulrich (107)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 11:41 pm
Signed , shared and noted ...
 

Ness French (211)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 11:47 pm
Ty Cal, Noted n Signed
 

Intan Surya Dawood (3)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 12:31 am
Noted and signed.
 

Pat A. (117)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 1:26 am
Done.
 

Danuta Watola (1159)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 1:42 am
Noted
 

Tanya W. (32)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 1:46 am
Noted and signed.
 

Ludger W. (72)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 2:52 am
done
 

Nimue P. (195)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 2:55 am
S&N
 

Lynn D. (0)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 3:52 am
Thanks!
 

Joy Wong (70)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 4:02 am
Noted and signed.
 

Unnikrishnan Sasidharan (48)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 4:04 am
S+N
 

Pogle S. (88)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 4:04 am
S&N too
 

Ruth S. (307)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 6:20 am
Done
 

deb s. (148)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 6:36 am
signed noted and shared
 

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 7:17 am
Done
 

Simon Validzic (245)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 7:28 am
Why a useless ForceChange petition (where something seems wrong with the login process; where one cannot see how the petition is going, who or how many people have "signed", and where one is not informed if they have already "signed" this or any given petition)? It would make much more sense to create a petition at ThePetitionSite.com, Change.org or GoPetition.com.
 

Daniel Partlow (189)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 7:38 am
S&N
 

Veerle V. (39)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 8:33 am
Signed, thank you Cal.
 

Carla van der Meer (331)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 8:52 am
Signed, thanks.
 

Quinton Smith (40)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 9:01 am
Signed thank you Cal.

We all know the old saying "DON'T FOOL WITH THE MONEY" an politicans are paid to have the ag-gag laws passed so not to fool with the rich mans money it's just a chicken or a cow it is not human what's the big deal you report abuse we will have to close the farm "YOU DON'T WANT TO LOSS YOUR JOB DO YOU" this is why lawmakers decided to keep this information away from the consumers with the ag-gag laws. You know we "HUMANS" are the only living things on this earth with "NO ROLE IN NATURE" but have so much power over life an dearth what we do to the non-human life would put a human in prison for life or in some countrys you would get shot if the same thing was done to a human. =^..^=

Take in a Moggy (stray) kitty today save a life make a forever friend

Quinton The Crazy Cat Man
 

Silvia Gonzalez (32)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 9:39 am
done
 

Ruth McD (713)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 9:51 am
Signed and noted. Thanks Cal.
 

Kate B. (37)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 10:19 am
signed.
another successful front page story CAl.congratulations!
thnx. kate.
 

Gudrun D. (390)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 10:21 am
Signed - thanks Cal.
 

Winn Adams (178)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 10:40 am
Previously signed.
 

Valerie H. (136)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 10:42 am
Thank you Cal - signed
 

Teresa H. (0)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 11:04 am
Signed and shared. What a sad world we live in that this continues and is even condoned by governments and big business. Shame, shame, shame.
 

Liliana D. (124)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 11:57 am
done, thanks
 

Emma S. (205)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 12:12 pm
Done! Thanks, Cal.
 

Alison A. (201)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 12:31 pm
Signed and noted, thanks Cal.
 

Julie E. (247)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 12:33 pm
Signed, noted and shared. Thanks Cal!
 

Michele Santos (17)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 12:33 pm
noted & signed
 

Jude Hand (48)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 1:19 pm
Noted and was glad to sign. Lived in Newtown from the middle of sixth grade to high school graduation. Good for you guys! Tx.
 

Patrick Donovan (306)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 1:28 pm
Thank you, Cal. Not just for this petition but for all you do on C2. My experience on C2 has been greatly enriched by the articles you post and the petitions you highlight.
 

Jade N. (22)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 1:30 pm
thanks
 

Charlene Rush (32)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 2:23 pm
Abusers are abusers, be it on farms or elsewhere.
This is a personality trait, that needs stopped in its tracks.
Not everyone stays on the farm, so to speak.
Again, I repeat, PEOPLE ABUERS STARTED THEIR LIFE OF CRIME, AS ANIMAL ABUSERS.
 

Beth M. (249)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 2:31 pm
Done.
 

Beth M. (249)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 2:34 pm
Done.
 

Sylvie Bermannova (39)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 2:36 pm
Noted and signed.
 

Dana B. (128)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 3:12 pm
Signed, thank you
 

Cynthia H. (93)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 3:35 pm
Ridiculous to sanction those who protect against criminal abusers. Makes ZERO sense (except for the exchange of money and favors.)
 

Karen B. (8)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 4:21 pm
Noted and signed.!!!
 

Esther Z. (101)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 5:58 pm
Noted and signed.
 

cathie S. (91)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 7:11 pm
thank you signed n noted
 

Aaron Bouchard (109)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 7:16 pm
Signed and noted thanks
 

Gloria H. (88)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 7:26 pm
when you think FDA food inspectors can't be everywhere 24/7...doesn't it make sense that if someone was to observe and report mishandling of animals/butchering/etc would be in the public interest?
We know damned well it's about the bottom line $$$ See Fast Food Nation movie...Time is money, speed counts, there is no time according to profits to be made..for humane treatment /acciedent prevention, etc.
 

Tal H. (8)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 7:51 pm
signed!
 

Sandra Patterson (60)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 9:51 pm
signed and noted
 

Susanne R. (248)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 10:54 pm
Signed and noted. Thanks for posting this, Cal!
 

Linda P. (0)
Monday February 25, 2013, 1:44 am
Gladly signed. They should be inspected frequently without notice. We all know it is about the money and what is done to these animals doesn't matter. Well it does matter and their lives matter. If you aren't doing anything wrong, you don't have to worry about inspections of these innocent victims. The people that are abusing and not caring about the health and care of these animals need to be held responsible and punished.
 

Joe R. (195)
Monday February 25, 2013, 3:13 am
Signed and noted.
 

Ram Reddy (7)
Monday February 25, 2013, 3:53 am
Noted
 

Bmr Reddy (8)
Monday February 25, 2013, 4:23 am
Noted
 

Nikki B. (129)
Monday February 25, 2013, 4:25 am
signed and noted. Thansk Cal.
 

Nancy Billings (121)
Monday February 25, 2013, 5:04 am
signed and noted, Thanks Cal
 

Tim L. (79)
Monday February 25, 2013, 5:47 am
Signed and noted.
 

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Monday February 25, 2013, 7:08 am
S&N
 

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Monday February 25, 2013, 7:09 am
S&N
 

Ruth L. (277)
Monday February 25, 2013, 1:43 pm
Signed & noted. Thanks Cal
 

Michelle R. (5)
Monday February 25, 2013, 5:25 pm
signed & noted
 

Robby R. (15)
Monday February 25, 2013, 5:33 pm
Signed and noted
 

Joan M. (819)
Monday February 25, 2013, 8:53 pm
Signed & noted. Thanks Cal
 

Gabriela V. (154)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 5:31 am
Signed
 

Sara W. (110)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 8:47 am
Two signatures.
 

Melania Padilla (165)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 12:46 pm
Signed of course
 

Donnaa D. (9)
Friday March 1, 2013, 3:06 pm
signed noted sgared
 

Marilyn K. (51)
Friday March 1, 2013, 3:17 pm
Noted & Signed
 

Helmut H. (30)
Friday March 1, 2013, 3:40 pm
Noted & signed.
 

Dogan Ozkan (5)
Friday March 1, 2013, 4:18 pm
noted and signed
 

Bettina Galo (70)
Friday March 1, 2013, 4:55 pm
Again I write about these beloved animals. Beings who give their lives to feed without having to do it. Used as a trade that never gets to the mouths of those who die every day of hunger. Animals so tame. As incapable of resisting. I am a vegetarian and I believe that man does not have to eat meat to have a good health, contrary consider that feed on animal life makes us more and more violent. The cruelty to which they are exposed in certain farms is increasing. For numbers that are breeding, values​​, things. Whether you suffer or not. It does not matter as long as profit. I would not trade in animals in any form.
 

Ludger W. (72)
Saturday March 2, 2013, 12:07 am
done again
 

Yulan Lawson (156)
Saturday March 2, 2013, 12:11 am
Noted and signed, thanks Cal.
 

Susanne P. (18)
Saturday March 2, 2013, 2:31 am
Signed and noted
 

federico bortoletto (30)
Saturday March 2, 2013, 7:07 am
Notato,firmato e condiviso. Grazie Cal.
 

Michael Holland (9)
Saturday March 2, 2013, 7:57 am
Noted and signed
 

Laurie S. (73)
Sunday March 3, 2013, 7:20 am
Your signature has been recorded
 

Betty Kelly (1)
Sunday March 3, 2013, 7:40 pm
Absolutely ALLOW ANIMAL ABUSE INVESTIGATIONS. The places trying to stop investigations should be looked at immediately!!
 
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