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PETITION AND VIDEO - End Nursing Home Abuse! PLEASE SIGN
Society & Culture  (tags: ELDER ABUSEM NURSING HOME ABUSE, ontario, Cnaddsenior, nursing staff, abuse, crime, ethics, government, politics, society, rights, violence, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - change.org
It is extremely unfair and unjust to abuse a senior in a nursing home, solely because they are depending on the nursing staff to take care of them. Having negative impacts on seniors life only decreases their happiness, will to live, and quality of life
Petition: STOP Detroit Humane Society From Putting PUTBULLS Down Just Because!!!
Animals  (tags: pitbulls, euthanizing healthy animals, discrimination based on breed, animal welfare and rights, chances, adoptable animals, prevention of killing healthy animals, stronger protection laws, ethical treatment of animals, training program )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Detroit Michigan human society Puts down PITBULLS!! JUST BECAUSE PREVIOUS OWNERS ATTEMPETED to train them for fighting !! PUNISH THE OWNER NOT THE PITBULL ITS CALLED TRAINING !! ITS NOT IMPOSSIBLE!! I watch their show and it just pisses me off the...
Petition - Sulawesi: Stop Dredging Paradise for Concrete!
Environment  (tags: Sulawesi, illegal mining, sand dredging, exploitation of resources, trafficking, responsible development, environmental damages, prevention of wildlife loss, wilderness preservation, stronger protection, stronger controls, sustainability )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - rainforest-rescue.org
Sand is getting scarce. Around the world, sand from beaches, rivers and oceans is being dredged for concrete and land reclamation projects. In Indonesia, entire coastlines are being eaten way by sand miners, for example in Palu Bay on Sulawesi. JATAM,...
Petition - Tell Venues That UniverSoul Circus Needs to Drop Its Cruel Animal Acts!
Animals  (tags: circus animals, exploitation of animals, performing animals, animal welfare and rights, retirement, ethical treatment of animals, prevention of further mistreatment, needless suffering, stronger protection laws, ban of animals for entertainment )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - support.peta.org
Despite learning about UniverSoul Circus' long history of working with notorious animal exhibitors, some venues are still moving forward with plans to host the cruel circus, and we need your help to show them that the public doesn't support circuses...
Petition - Fight Invasive Fire Ants in Hawaii
Environment  (tags: fire ant problems, fragile ecosystems, prevention of damages, Environmental Defence, invasive species control, eradication program, massive destruction, harmful impact, endangered animals, stronger protection )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Eradicate invasive ants, which are a major threat to Hawaii's delicate ecosystems. Little fire ants first appeared in Hawaii in 1999. Although these ants are very small - only about a millimeter in length - they have since caused massive damage to...
Petition - Success: Montreal to End Put Bull Ban
Animals  (tags: montreal, Pit Bulls, breed discrimination, ban, Animal welfare act, animal rights, prevention of further killings, ethical treatment of animals, Respect for animals, stronger protection, Good News )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Praise Montreal for ending unfair pit bull ban. Montreal is rolling back its ban on pit bulls and related breeds less than a year after it was put into effect. The ban had been heavily criticized by animal welfare groups, citing that forbidding...
Petition - Success: U.S. Must Accept Transgender Military Recruits
Society & Culture  (tags: militarism, recruitment, transgender rights, equality, acceptance, freedoms, discrimination, individualism, society )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Express thanks for overturning President Trump's attempts to ban transgender military recruits. Transgender rights were upheld in a U.S. District Court after judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly ruled that the United States military must begin accepting...
Petition - Sign: Stop "High-Speed Slaughter" That Will Boil Chickens Alive
Animals  (tags: chicken cruelty, turkeys, high speed slaughter, boiled alive, animal rights, animal welfare laws, prevention of cruelty to animals, stronger controls, huge suffering, ethical treatment of animals, Respect for animals, stronger protection )

Kalliope
- 18 hours ago - ladyfreethinker.org
Nearly 1 million chickens and turkeys are painfully boiled alive at slaughterhouses throughout the United States. And if the chicken industry gets its way, that number is set to go much higher. We must not let them torture even more birds for profit!
Petition - Help Eliminate Long-Term Pesticide Testing on Dogs Globally - Save Dogs From Cruel Pesticide Poisoning!
Animals  (tags: animal testing cruelty, laboratory animals, pesticide poisoning tests, huge suffering, prevention of cruelty to animals, ethical treatment of animals, animal welfare laws, animal rights, stronger protection, alternative methods )

Kalliope
- 17 hours ago - action.hsi.org
Animal testing of pesticides such as weed killers and insect repellants isn't just a bad habit - it's the law in most countries. But HSI is working with governments around the world to revise their testing requirements to spare countless animals from...
PETITION --Tell the Province to Grow the Greenbelt to Protect Our Vulnerable Waters PLESE SIGN
Environment  (tags: province, canada, greenbelt, vulnerable waters, urbanization, rising populations, dev )

Lone
- 1 day ago - act.environmentaldefence.ca
Rapid urbanization, rising populations, and development pressures within the Greater Golden Horseshoe are threatening the integrity of our waters.
Petition - Save Endangered Cheetahs From Certain Death
Animals  (tags: cheetahs, endangered animals, Animal welfare act, animal rights, prevention of wildlife loss, prevention from dying out, biodiversity wildlife, Habitat preservation, stronger protection, Wildlife conservation )

Kalliope
- 6 hours ago - forcechange.com
List cheetahs as an endangered species. Southern Africa's cheetahs are dangerously close to extinction. Although southern Africa is home to the largest remaining population of cheetahs, there are only 3,500 left. This number is less than half of what...
Petition - End Cruel Animal- and Child-Exploiting Festival Event
Animals  (tags: barbaric animal cruelty, questionable practices, animal abuse, events, exploitation of animals, animal welfare and rights, prevention of cruelty to animals, needless suffering, ethical treatment of animals, stronger protection laws, responsibility )

Kalliope
- 21 hours ago - forcechange.com
Cancel cruel sheep races at Denver festival. Small children and terrified sheep are being horribly exploited for a festival event known as "Mutton Bustin'." Children from ages four to seven are placed on the backs of these animals to ride unt
Open Thread - 12/12/2017
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread )

TomCat
- 20 hours ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown). If you would like me to send you cards with links to my articles, add me as a friend.
Petition - Add Your Name to Tell Chuck Grassley: Don't Rubber Stamp Trump's Judges!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump, republicans, wrong priorities, Climate Change, peopleĀ“s rights, health care, Environmental issues, worker's rights, dangerous politics, judicial nominees, ethical concerns, risks, misuse of power )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - actionnetwork.org
Independent courts matter more now than ever. President Trump's Muslim ban. Access to reproductive health care. The rights of people of color and LGBTQ Americans. Securing workers' rights. Fighting climate change. Every issue we face as a country comes...
Petition - Stand Up for Our National Monuments!
Environment  (tags: utah, National Monuments, recommendations, prevention of environmental damages, preservation of natural treasures, Indigenous land rights, respect, environmental protection, Wildlife conservation, responsibilities )

Kalliope
- 22 hours ago - therainforestsite.greatergood.com
President Trump recently announced that he is ignoring 2.8 million American voices and instead acting upon Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's recommendation to slash both Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments in Utah. This is illegal...
Preserve the Indian Child Welfare Act!
Society & Culture  (tags: human rights, civil rights, children, families, Native Americans, First Nations, foster care )

Freya
- 17 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
ICWA requires that before private and public agencies place Native American children in foster care or with an adoptive family, they try to keep nuclear families together or, if that fails, to place children with their extended family or their tribe.
The Silence Breakers
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, culture, society, rape, sexual, #MeToo, harrasment, safety, sadness, violence, women, crime, abuse )

Mari
- 1 day ago - time.com
Time - Person Of The Year The Silence Breakers ...
VIDEO - Monsanto Giving Cash to Farmers Who Use Controversial Pesticide
Environment  (tags: monsanta, cash, farmers, controversial pesticide, restrictions, drift-prone, chemical, conservation, environment, humans, nature, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - ecowatch.com
The cash-back offer comes as several states are considering restrictions on the use of the drift-prone and highly volatile chemical. DuPont Co. and BASF SE also sell dicamba-based formulations.
Sign the Petition: Congress Must Investigate Sexual Assault Allegations Against Trump
Society & Culture  (tags: Trump, sexism, sexual assaults, sexual harassment, misogyny, misuse of power, investigations, disgusting attitude, protection of the vulnerable, prevention, equal justice )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - dailykos.com
Donald Trump is in the Oval Office--despite having openly bragged about sexual assault on tape, and has twelve accusers who have gone on record against him. The vast majority of Americans are disgusted by Trump's actions and appalled that he has faced...
Petition - Ban Animal Abusers From Owning Guns
Society & Culture  (tags: convicted animal abuser, Gun Ownership, ban ownership, Saving lives, animal welfare rights, safety and security, needless death, society, gun violence, prevention of gun violence, stronger protection laws, stronger regulations )

Kalliope
- 21 hours ago - forcechange.com
Ban convicted animal abusers from buying guns in Illinois. Countless lives could be saved if the state of Illinois bans gun ownership for convicted animal abusers by passing an unprecedented common-sense law. Studies prove the correlation between...
Pledge To Take Your Pets With You
Animals  (tags: pets, cats, dogs, disasters, catastrophes, emergencies, planning, pledges )

Freya
- 17 hours ago - theanimalrescuesite.greatergood.com
Disasters can happen any time. Hurricanes, earthquakes, wildfires, and more can lead to a sudden and desperate evacuation from a dangerous situation.
Petition - Don't Destroy Public Lands in Massive Fracking Auction
Environment  (tags: Fracking Industry, Fracking risks, public lands, oil and gas industry, environmental damages, destruction, Contamination Risks, Habitat preservation, prevention of further pollution, fragile ecosystems, stronger protection laws, Wildlife conservation )

Kalliope
- 6 hours ago - forcechange.com
Drop plans to sell off hundreds of thousands of acres of public land to oil and gas companies interested in fracking. The Western United States are famous for their beautiful desert vistas and rolling plains. However, up to 1 million acres of public...
PETITION - PLEASE SIGN To Have All Veterinary Practices Offer Payment Plans
Animals  (tags: veterinary practices, payment plans, payment, euthanize, animals, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, animals, death, humans, ethics, pets )

Lone
- 3 hours ago - change.org
Im disgusted with the prices of vetrarainary services. Not only are they not affordable but there is no way to help make the payment easier to pay. They rather euthanize an animal than help it.
TAKE ACTION: Kroger: Stop Killing the Bees!
Environment  (tags: destruction, ecosystems, protection, world )

Dogan
- 7 hours ago - actions.sumofus.org
We know that toxic neonics are a big part of this die-off which is why it is more important than ever to ensure companies like Kroger do the
Testing Begins on Trump's Prototype Walls
Offbeat  (tags: Trump's Pysochpathic Wall of America, Prototype Walls Tests, USA )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
US Customs and Border Protection officials are making sure the wall prototypes cannot be breached.
The Waste Bank: How Israeli Waste Ends Up Dumped in the Occupied Palestinian Territories
Health & Wellness  (tags: Israel, Palestinians, waste management, dumping, news, illness, waste, health, environment, abuse, law, media, world, usa, health )

Jess
- 23 hours ago - alaraby.co.uk
While Israel is increasing the amount of waste it produces and recycles, it is doing so at the expense of Palestinians
 

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