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ACTION ALERT: Stop Barbaric Horse Fighting!!- Pls Sign PETITION


Animals  (tags: horrendous cruelty, horse fighting, suffering, death, injuries, animal activists, protection, laws )

Simone
- 1792 days ago - networkforanimals.org
Republic Act 8485, also known as the Animal Welfare Act, outlawed all horse fighting in 1998. However, with penalties ranging from a minimum of 1000 pesos (approx. £10) to a maximum of 5000 pesos (approx. £50), horse fighting organizers pay little heed



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Annie Cowling (117)
Sunday August 30, 2009, 11:05 am
Signed, thank-you Simone
 

. (0)
Sunday August 30, 2009, 11:47 am
Thannx... this is terrible, how could anyone want to watch an animals suffering
 

Brigitte H. (35)
Sunday August 30, 2009, 12:09 pm

Noted & signed
 

(0)
Sunday August 30, 2009, 1:23 pm
signed ty care2 is acting up I'm off Now
 

Ginger Geronimo (448)
Sunday August 30, 2009, 1:35 pm
Take Action Now!

Horse fighting has been illegal since the enactment of the Animal Welfare Act in 1998, however lack of enforcement, endemic police corruption and large scale gambling have allowed it to flourish. Please write to the Philippines ambassador in your country and ask him politely to encourage the Filipino government to enforce the law against horse fighting or risk losing tourism revenue.

Philippines Ambassador to the UK
Mr. Edgardo B. Espiritu,
6-8 Suffolk Street
London SW1Y 4HG
Tel: 020 7451 1800
embassy@philemb.co.uk

Philippines Ambassador to the US
Mr.Willy C. Gaa
1600 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington DC |
Tel: 202 467 9300
info@philippineembassy-usa.org
 

Tierney G. (383)
Sunday August 30, 2009, 6:06 pm
Have to come back to this cannot get on site.
Thanks Simone
Care2 is a bear today!!!
 

Darlene K. (367)
Sunday August 30, 2009, 10:31 pm
Noted and action taken, thank you.
 

Adam I. (25)
Monday August 31, 2009, 2:34 am
Inacceptable.

Thank you indeed, Simone.

 

David B. (34)
Monday August 31, 2009, 3:33 am
thanks Simone! i can't sign right now cause i be at work but as soon as i get home!once again we get to see man's discusting treatment of his fellow creatures!where did we go so very wrong??and how did we??be well all!
 

NoMailPlease M. (446)
Monday August 31, 2009, 4:13 am
Thanks Simone, can't get on the site having so many problems with Care2 both yesterday, Saturday, and now again today.

Just what you wrote is disturbing to no end what next.

The Entire world is truly insane...I'm just truly in shock over all of the things I have learned happening lately...but, horse fighting, never knew about that one, and if and when I can get to the Site, for sure I will be signing and forwarding this one.
 

Joycey B. (750)
Monday August 31, 2009, 6:41 am
Thanks Simone.

Thank you for signing our petition
 

RJ James (15)
Monday August 31, 2009, 7:24 am
Gladly Signed!
 

stephanie v. (85)
Monday August 31, 2009, 9:35 am
Noted and signed with comment! How insane is this? Why would ANYONE think this is ok?
Enforce the laws that you have in place and stop this madness!
 

Simone D. (1489)
Monday August 31, 2009, 9:40 am
Thank you everybody! Greatly appreciated xxx
 

Simone D. (1489)
Monday August 31, 2009, 9:40 am
Agree totally dear Stephanie, madness alright,cruel madness.
 

NoMailPlease M. (446)
Monday August 31, 2009, 9:55 am
Finally, signed petition...Thanks Simone!
 

Simone D. (1489)
Monday August 31, 2009, 10:02 am
Thank you dear Marilyn. Appreciated. xx
 

Jennifer Ppopoli (1)
Monday August 31, 2009, 10:18 am

Take action NOW !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 

KRISTENNOPOSTS B. (167)
Monday August 31, 2009, 12:04 pm
BEFORE THIS I NEVER HAD EVEN HEARD OF IT, MY EYES HAVE BEEN OPENED, PLESE EVERYONE OPEN YOURS TOO AND SIGN THE PETITION!!!!
 

Simone D. (1489)
Monday August 31, 2009, 12:12 pm
Thank you dear Kristen xx
 

mary f. (175)
Monday August 31, 2009, 12:40 pm
signed and letters sent
 

Sue Rawson (1)
Monday August 31, 2009, 12:43 pm
I signed the petition. I am shocked by this. No idea, this was going on.
 

. (0)
Monday August 31, 2009, 1:21 pm
Signed.
 

Carrie B. (304)
Monday August 31, 2009, 9:58 pm
Signed and noted! Thank you, Simone. What a barbaric practice!
 

Karen S. (153)
Monday August 31, 2009, 10:24 pm
I am having problems signing..Grrrrrr I will keep trying. Thanks Simone
 

Karen S. (153)
Monday August 31, 2009, 10:27 pm
Ok...got through..Signed!!!!
 

Julie van Niekerk (230)
Monday August 31, 2009, 11:06 pm
Disgusting people that call themselves human.
 

Rosemary Rannes (634)
Monday August 31, 2009, 11:13 pm
Simone i signed the petition and sent the letter which i really 'elaborated' on only to have it returned... the email address info@philippineembassy-usa.org is incorrect i'm afraid! do you have another email address to use? Thank you dear heart for our horses xx's
 

Michelle E. (22)
Monday August 31, 2009, 11:43 pm
This is absolute madness. Stop this!!
 

Susan M. (239)
Tuesday September 1, 2009, 6:16 am
MESSAGE SENT THANK YOU FOR ALL YOU DO YOUR GREAT
 

. (0)
Tuesday September 1, 2009, 11:04 pm
Message sent to UK ambassador and forwarded to others.Thank you Simone.
 

liz c. (842)
Wednesday September 2, 2009, 8:12 am
Gladly signed. Thanks Simone.
 
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