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Demand That the Mississippi & Indiana Nat'L Guards Cancel Illegal Kangaroo Boxing Matches


Animals  (tags: abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animals, conservation, crime, cruelty, environment, ethics, habitat, humans, investigation, law, protection, sadness, society, suffering, wildlife )

James
- 645 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
On Jan. 19th-20th the Columbus National Guard in Columbus Indiana is planning to host a kangaroo vs human boxing match. As part of the Stardust circus aka Star family circus. On Jan. 18th-21st The Natchez National guard in Natchez Mississippi with as well



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James Howie (175)
Wednesday January 16, 2013, 8:25 pm
This needs a big push its happening really soon so please share to all you can as soon as you can, I thank you all. With respect, James...
 

Ingrid A. (531)
Wednesday January 16, 2013, 8:39 pm
Its done.
 

Nancy Black (303)
Wednesday January 16, 2013, 8:57 pm
Noted, tweeted, signed, tweeted, shared. Another sad example of man's ignorance and impulsive actions putting animals in danger. Some how if there is a way to hurt an animal, we will find it.
 

Gysele van Santen (213)
Wednesday January 16, 2013, 8:58 pm
signed, thnx.
 

Roseann D. (178)
Wednesday January 16, 2013, 9:00 pm
Thanks James!!! Signed.
 

Michela m. (3960)
Wednesday January 16, 2013, 9:00 pm
S&N
 

Julie E. (364)
Wednesday January 16, 2013, 9:11 pm
Signed, noted and shared. Thanks James!
 

Mm M. (456)
Wednesday January 16, 2013, 9:31 pm
Signed & noted ~ Thank you James
 

Sheila S. (63)
Wednesday January 16, 2013, 9:42 pm
One of my Friends forwarded this to me (thanks Julie) and now I will do the same, sending it to all of mine. I had never heard of this before and am simply appalled. Roster fights and dog fights are illegal. Wouldn't you think the same would be true for humans fighting a kangaroo? Signed/noted and shared!
 

BarbCat SunshineLady (1662)
Wednesday January 16, 2013, 9:56 pm
What the HELL are Steve Irwin's 'Roos doing in Mississippi anyway?? I signed! Thnx James & Julie for the fwd!
 

James Howie (175)
Wednesday January 16, 2013, 10:16 pm
Thank you all, keep signing, sharing and pushing
 

juan G. (15)
Wednesday January 16, 2013, 10:26 pm
signed
 

Gabriela V. (166)
Wednesday January 16, 2013, 10:45 pm
Signed
 

Patricia E. G. (56)
Wednesday January 16, 2013, 10:50 pm
I have signed this petition in an effort to cancel
the illegal Kangaroo Boxing Matches.
This is another example of Man's unyielding desire to
abuse and exploit his natural coexistant inhabitors for
his own domineering, self indulgent gratification.
Dispicable behavior.
Thank you for posting James.
Thank you for forwarding Sheila.
 

Frans Badenhorst (552)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 12:04 am
noted & signed (Frans, You signed on January 17, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
Maj.Gen. Martin Umbarger Ltc. Cathy Van Bree, officer of public affairs and Staff Sgt. Les Newport, public affairs and media relations NCO, Gov. Mike Pence, Maj. Gen. Augustus L. Collins, adjutant general of the Mississippi National Guard Armory, Gov. Phi)
 

Jennifer C. (172)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 12:23 am
Done!
 

desanka s. (394)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 12:33 am
It's hard to believe that anyone would force kangaroo to box! Signed.
Thanks James and Julie for the forward.
 

Ana R (220)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 1:27 am
No doubt done....
Thank you, James!
 

Danuta Watola (1205)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 2:23 am
:-?
 

Liz Gillard (101)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 2:27 am
Noted and happily signed to hopefully put a STOP to this babaric and cruel practice!!!!!!! I cannot believe what i see in the picture,when you think there could'nt be anymore sick acts done to hurt our beautiful animals and wildlife along comes another one,disgusting human beings who take part in such cruelty and those who go along to see kangaroos suffering for fun and money,what a sad world we live in,if people want to box then let them box and hurt each other NOT with innocent animals who have no voice!!!! Upsetting.What kind of authorities lets this happen!!!!!!!Thank you Sheila for the fwd and James for the petition,nice to see you back James.Liz Xx
 

Paws for the News (583)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 2:32 am
This is not funny nor entertaining. Shame, and I hope this message gets around the globe with enough signatures to put a stop to this.
www.pawsforthenews.tv
 

Anneke Andries (256)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 3:08 am
s+s, thanx!
 

Rock H. (254)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 3:25 am
Signed and noted. Thanks James for posting this and Juli!e for sharing!
 

Nikki B. (129)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 3:32 am
Signed and noted, and will share. Thanks James.
 

Arild Warud (166)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 3:58 am
Signed.
 

Christeen Anderson (515)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 4:00 am
Signed.
 

Janet R. (34)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 4:08 am
Thank you, James, for bringing this latest human stupidity to light; signed.
 

Fi T. (16)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 4:25 am
This is ridiculous
 

NicoleAWAY W. (634)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 4:27 am
definitely signed and shared, thank you for posting James, thanks for the forward Julie!
 

may Howie (259)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 4:58 am
Noted, signed and shared son x
 

Barbara K. (83)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 5:04 am
N & S, I hope some day we can get these atrocious acts of animal cruelty stopped.
 

Erin R. (171)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 5:30 am
done
 

Karen R. (87)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 5:37 am
signed! how stupid can people be??!!!
 

. (0)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 5:48 am
There will be no true civilization on earth, until the man will continue to use animals for their own pleasure
very happy to sign and note, ty James and Julie for the fw
 

. (0)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 6:13 am
Signed and Noted.
 

Jaime A. (33)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 6:14 am
Done.!!
 

Leslene Dunn (75)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 6:18 am
Signed and noted - these disgusting rubbishes need to be boxed straight into hell!
 

Craig Pittman (46)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 6:26 am
Thanks James and Julie for bringing this to our attention. How sad that a segment of our society still considers this time of display as entertainment.
Signed and noted.
 

Vicki P. (124)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 6:41 am
Signed with thanks
 

Gloria picchetti (297)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 6:44 am
Signed. Why can't people box if they think they are so strong and mighty?
 

Maria S. (102)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 6:57 am
Can't see where the entertainment is! How terrible.

Noted & signed. Thanks Jame & Julie.
 

Tom Tree (247)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 7:01 am
signed, thnx.
 

Mike M. (55)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 7:19 am
S&N the things humans do is kinda sad and stupid at the same time
 

Phil Wood (117)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 7:20 am
Done- what are they thinking? What's next- bear baiting?
 

Lisa Neste (704)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 7:30 am
Lisa, You signed on January 17, 2013.
Shared on FB also, thanks James & Julie for the forward.
 

Donnaa D. (14)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 7:56 am
signed, i'm disgusted with this, and has to be stopped, Steve will be turning in his grave.
 

Amy E. (66)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 7:58 am
n/s
 

Natasha Salgado (542)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 7:59 am
Signed,thanks. I had to take a 2nd look at the image and i'm still in shock. Just ridiculous that some idiots would come up with this,what is it exactly,Kangeroo Boxing???Say what???? Come on now people...can we get more sub-human???
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 8:08 am
Olivia, You signed on January 17, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
Maj.Gen. Martin Umbarger Ltc. Cathy Van Bree, officer of public affairs and Staff Sgt. Les Newport, public affairs and media relations NCO, Gov. Mike Pence, Maj. Gen. Augustus L. Collins, adjutant general of the Mississippi National Guard Armory, Gov. Phi
signed and shared, thanks James
 

paul m. (93)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 8:12 am

Signed...
 

Sergio Padilla (62)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 8:16 am
This is so wrong! Signed and shared
 

Kate A. (10)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 8:29 am
S/N Thank You
 

naomi cohen (42)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 8:34 am
thank you julie and james. only moron would engage in this activity.
 

Bekki S. (29)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 8:40 am
signed, noted and shared.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 9:43 am
Armand, You signed on January 17, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
Maj.Gen. Martin Umbarger Ltc. Cathy Van Bree, officer of public affairs and Staff Sgt. Les Newport, public affairs and media relations NCO, Gov. Mike Pence, Maj. Gen. Augustus L. Collins, adjutant general of the Mississippi National Guard Armory, Gov. Phi
 

Victoria Pohrebna (264)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 10:12 am
Victoria, You signed on January 17, 2013.
 

Melania Padilla (179)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 10:35 am
Signed!
 

Sara W. (110)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 10:50 am
Some people are so incredibly stupid. Gladly signed. Thanks for posting this.
 

Constance F. (434)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 11:10 am
Thank you for posting James ! previously s + s.
 

Debbie W. (115)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 11:47 am
Noted/Signed
 

Kimberly B. (120)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 12:41 pm
Signed, shared and noted, thanks James.
 

Jim Phillips (3209)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 12:43 pm
Petition signed.

Cancel illegal kangaroo boxing matches.

Ty, James.
.
 

Florence Eaise (132)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 1:12 pm
Thanks for the forward Julie this is absolutely disgusting gladly signed noted tweeted and shared on Fb thanks James for posting this
 

Kye J. (41)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 1:18 pm
Petition signed.
As an Australian and the kangaroo being our native animal I am disgusted and angered and I would like to punch the crap out of these bastards Columbus National Guard myself.
Contact me shitsheads and i WILL ensure that you are permanently disabled!!!~ Comeone gutless wonders CONTACT ME AND WE CAN MEET FACE TO FACE.I AM DEADLY SERIOUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 

Esther Z. (96)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 1:23 pm
Noted and signed.
 

Morgan McDowell (4)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 1:33 pm
Signed and noted!
 

Elizabeth O. (88)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 2:03 pm
Signed.
 

Emma S. (227)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 2:28 pm
Thanks for this, James. All done!
 

Julian Robert Gonzalez (112)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 3:04 pm
S&N
 

Shirley S. (175)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 3:05 pm
Noted & signed TY
 

samantha l (0)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 3:20 pm
Signed! I don't see how this is amusing or entertaining. It's just plain cruel!
 

Linda P. (0)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 3:47 pm
Signed and noted. Stop using animals for YOUR entertainment, this is so cruel to do to these gentle creatures. ANIMALS ARE NOT DISPOSABLE, their lives matter. These kangaroos need to go to a sanctuary to live their lives being cared for properly and stress free. Learn to entertain yourselves, spend more time with your kids and family, go to a movie or read a book, BUT LEAVE THE ANIMALS ALONE!!!
 

Veronique L. (213)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 3:49 pm
Noted & signed!
 

Dany Strakova (119)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 3:51 pm
signed! thanks James for sharing!
 

LMj Sunshine (134)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 4:24 pm
TY!
 

Nancy C. (797)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 4:34 pm
1308th
 

Kathy Chadwell (367)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 4:36 pm
Already signed. Is anybody going to this? I'm in Lafayette & have NO sense of direction but if others are planning on going let me know. I'll meet you
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 4:41 pm
signed thanks for bringing it to our attention
 

deb s. (145)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 4:42 pm
noted and signed and shared on fb yes this needs not to happen
 

Eternal Gardener (743)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 4:47 pm
If this is not stopped before happening, I sincerely hope the roos will use their hindlegs to their advantage and rip the bowels out of their human opponents... that'll be the end of it, SICK!
Signed!!!
 

Michelle R. (5)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 5:41 pm
signed & noted
 

Fran F. (114)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 5:49 pm
This is atrocious, and as the petition points our, illegal! It's not like the roos AGREED to the stupid boxing matches! Signed, thanks James!
 

Bartlomiej T. (307)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 6:10 pm
Signed of course. Thank you James.
 

Ellen G. (343)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 6:31 pm
done
 

Lisa Zarafonetis (177)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 6:36 pm
Signed & Shared.
 

Shelly Peterson (213)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 6:48 pm
SO SIGNED!!!.....welcome back, James!
 

Aaron Bouchard (129)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 6:52 pm
Signed and noted thanks
 

Kim O. (398)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 7:27 pm
Signed!! Thanks James!
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 7:27 pm
what the hell is going on?? My tax dollars paying these idiots who think abusing animals is entertaining.
 

Betty Kelly (2)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 8:21 pm
Will someone explain to me how national guard members can be involved in Illegal kangeroo boxing? It is illegal!!
 

Peggy Peters (29)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 8:48 pm
The whole concept sounds like a reality tv program just begging to be cancelled!
Definitely signed!!
 

Christine Stewart (132)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 8:57 pm
Signed!
 

James Howie (175)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 9:32 pm
**** UPDATE **** Just in, Indiana have cancelled the show, its only half the victory, one down one to go, please pass it on I thank you all and keep pushing, sharing and signing. You are all doing a great job. Lets keep it going guys... With respect always James...
 

Tammy Taylor (12)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 10:03 pm
this really yanks my chain...
 

Roger M. (0)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 10:20 pm
What a nightmare. Signed.
 

Tammy Taylor (12)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 10:25 pm
thanks
 

Veronica C. (43)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 10:33 pm
Ugh... signed.
 

Marie W. (66)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 11:05 pm
S&N
 

Joy Wong (75)
Friday January 18, 2013, 3:52 am
Noted and signed.
 

caroline s. (80)
Friday January 18, 2013, 4:41 am
I am appalled and angered.
Signed
 

Jaya Sinha (26)
Friday January 18, 2013, 5:02 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.
 

Tanya W. (53)
Friday January 18, 2013, 5:45 am
Noted and already signed!! As a Australian I am appalled by these cruel animal acts. Kangaroos are gentle animals who live with their kind, not solitary turning tricks for selfish humans/
 

Past Member (0)
Friday January 18, 2013, 6:03 am
noted + signed
 

Iwona Krzeminska (73)
Friday January 18, 2013, 6:05 am
Done, thank you
 

Freya H. (304)
Friday January 18, 2013, 6:07 am
Noted and signed!
 

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Friday January 18, 2013, 7:07 am
S&N
 

katarzyna phillips (6)
Friday January 18, 2013, 7:11 am
signed and noted. are these people thick?! what kind of idiot do you have to be to want to box with a kangaroo?! not only is it dangerous [for both involved], but it is also morally wrong! hitting an animal for fun is animal abuse!
 

Richard Zane Smith (86)
Friday January 18, 2013, 8:45 am
this abuse for the sake of human entertainment must stop...(signed)
 

Livja Sorenson (32)
Friday January 18, 2013, 2:51 pm
***UPDATE*** SOME GOOD NEWS~ Just spoke with a kids from the Mississippi Nat'l guard. The circus is still going, but no kangaroo boxing. He said jag and governor reps came down earlier and because of all of the rigamarole they said they cannot do it. Told me he has seen the act before and it is not animal cruelty. I politely pointed out how it is. He referred to me as one of those animal loving people. I thanked him for the compliment. Called the mayor and governor's offices and they confirmed, no kangaroo boxing. I am going to use these signatures to help against the Stardust circus. So keep sharing, it closes in a few days. THANK YOU ALL for signatures and help sharing. We collected over 4000 signatures in less than 48 hours. You all did an amazing job. Once again thank you, Livja
 

Joe R. (191)
Friday January 18, 2013, 4:55 pm
Done.
 

Joan McAllister (1083)
Friday January 18, 2013, 9:32 pm
Signed & Noted. Thanks James
 

Unnikrishnan Sasidharan (48)
Friday January 18, 2013, 10:46 pm
S+N
 

Kim O. (398)
Saturday January 19, 2013, 12:10 am
THANK YOU LIVJA!!!!!! Great job!! Thanks too to James for getting this out there. Cheers to you both from a fellow animal lover!! At least here those aren't dirty words!!
 

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Saturday January 19, 2013, 3:43 am
S&N
 

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Saturday January 19, 2013, 3:43 am
S&N
 

Carol Dreeszen (365)
Saturday January 19, 2013, 8:31 pm
Noted and Signed!!
 

James Howie (175)
Monday January 21, 2013, 12:00 am
Thank you all for doing a great job, fighting hard and pushing. Its amazing to see us all together as one. I thank you all.
 

Linda W. (175)
Monday January 21, 2013, 8:21 am
This is how the National Guard in Columbus Indiana gets their rocks off? How sad for the human race.
Signed & truly bewildered by the lack of grey-matter of these people
 
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