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Pertition: Animal Fighting "Tools" Outlawed in NY Praise the New York Legislature for Outlawing Animal Fighting Tools Used in a
Animals  (tags: Dog fighting, Pit Bull, dog fighting, shelter, Bullterrier, Stafford terrier, misstreat, animal fights, animal fighting tools, dogfighting tools, abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cats, con )

- 1481 days ago -
Still, dog fighting and cock fighting happens every single day in the United States. It's clear that simply illegalizing the activity isn't enough to stop it for good. For one, it's extremely difficult to prove an owner is harboring dogs for the purpose o
They Thought They Had Lost Him Forever
Animals  (tags: )

- 1483 days ago -
A couple lost their dog during Sandie finally decided that maybe it was time to get another four - legged buddy. After telling the attendant at the shelter what they were looking for, candidate number one was brought out. .
Wedding Busters: Betting on Child Marriage-Free Zones
World  (tags: child marriage, girls' rights, girl's education, culture, Human Rights Violations )

- 1487 days ago -
Child marriage should be ended and the rights of girls promoted, yet one third of girls are married before age 18. One way to change the culture of child brides is "wedding busters," where youth band together and refuse to be married. Will it work?
Urge Bernie Sanders to Run for President in 2016, as a Democrat
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders 2016 )

- 1496 days ago -
Please sign this petition to urge Bernie Sanders to run as a Democrat for the 2016 Presidential race. nders-i-am-prepared-run-president-united-states#
One Month Sentence for Rape of a 14 Year Old Overturned
Society & Culture  (tags: law, children, rights )

- 1485 days ago -
NBC News reports that The Montana Supreme Court has overturned a one-month prison sentence given to a former high school teacher convicted of raping a 14-year-old student.
Shih Tzu Killed After Thrown Into Traffic Over Parking Dispute
Animals  (tags: crueltydeath, dogs )

- 1485 days ago -
Honey Bey diefended her owners home when it was broken tin to. The burglar grabbed the tiny dog and threw her into traffic where Honey Bey reportedly died. A six -year prison sentence is being sought.
Mickey Avoided the Death Penalty, But Will Spent the Rest of His Life in Jail
Animals  (tags: pit bull )

- 1485 days ago -
Mickey, the pit bull that mauled a 4-year-old Phoenix boy, will spend the rest of his days in the Maricopa County sheriff's no-kill animal shelter
Bear Cub Gets New Lease on Life at Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, wildlife, bears, rescued, cubs, protection )

- 1485 days ago -
She is just 13 weeks old but she's thriving. A man in California discovered 'Tahoe' on a hike. Her mother was dead. So he collected the baby cub and brought her to people who could help her.
Demand Improved Protections for Native Mt. Everest Guides
World  (tags: world, ACTION PLEASE, Sherpas, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

- 1485 days ago -
Target: Bhim Acharya, Nepali Minister of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Goal: Call on the government of Nepal to honor important workers' rights which native Sherpas demand must be met if they
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