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Petition: End Circus Bear Acts in Russia. It's Not Entertainment It's Cruelty.
Animals  (tags: circus animals, RUSSIA'S ANIMAL CRUELTY )

- 1 day ago -
Earlier this month, a shocking video appeared online showing a Russian circus bear being beaten by its trainers in the city of Volgograd.
PLEASE SIGN - Success: Seattle Bans Plastic Straws
Environment  (tags: seattle, victory, success, ecology, ocean waters, Puget Sound, plastic straws, outlawed, conservation, environment, humans, world )

- 1 day ago -
Seattle just scored a huge victory for their local ecology and the ocean waters around the Puget Sound by officially outlawing the usage of plastic straws. We have been talking about this issue for quite some time
PETITION - Keep the Green Ontario (GreenOn) Program!
Environment  (tags: green ontario program, greenOn, cancellation, ontario, conservation, environment, humans, world )

- 1 day ago -
The sudden cancellation of the program will reverse the good that the Province has made in these areas and will promote poor energy choices, defer home energy upgrades, impact the already stumbling real estate related economy
Petition-Save Sultan From His Prison! #CirquesSansAnimaux
Animals  (tags: animal cruelty, animal welfare, circuses, lions )

- 20 hours ago -
Sultan, in full strength of age, is locked in a traveling circus cage, isolated from the others at the back of a truck, from evening to morning. How long has he perceived each second as an eternal hell? 
Open Thread - 6/22/2018
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, videos )

- 13 hours ago -
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.
HYPOCRITE - Despicable Display of Hypocracy From ~ YOU KNOW WHO *
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: media, dishonesty )

- 12 hours ago -
Sen. Sanders: 'Hypocrite' Trump rants against undocumented immigrants, but hires them at his properties
Don't Let Trump Weaponize Space
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: tRump regime, military, defense, war, violence, petitions )

- 9 hours ago -
President Trump is at it again with his unpredictable impulses. He now proposes the formation of a sixth branch of the military, the Space Force. What sounds like a farce could actually set a dangerous precedent for the use of space for warfare.
PLEASE SIGN - Support Victory for Conservation in Florida
Environment  (tags: florida, success, constitutional amendment, conservation, environment, protection, world )

- 1 day ago -
Goal: Congratulate Florida on passing a constitutional amendment to conserve precious Florida land.
It's Time to Ban Polystyrene Foam ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, pollution, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 18 hours ago -
Containers made of polystyrene foam never fully break down. Every single piece of polystyrene ever manufactured is still out there today, harming wildlife and our environment. Tell your governor to support a statewide ban on polystyrene.
PETITION - Stop the Attack Against Swamiji
World  (tags: Swamiji, Paramahamsa Sri Nithyananda Swamiji, guru, enlightenment, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government, humanrights, world )

- 1 day ago -
I urge you to sign this petition, and share it so that His Holiness Paramahamsa Sri Nithyananda Swamiji and those of us who know him as our beloved Guru can be free to live enlightenment and enjoy the sacred lifestyle
TAKE ACTION: Add Your Name: We Must Stop This Barbaric Practice Now
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, dreamers, families, Immigrant Rights, Human Rights )

- 18 hours ago -
sign and send the petition to Congress: Support the Keep Families Together Act. Stop the Trump Administration from ripping migrant children away.
Tell Kroger: Stop Selling Food Grown With Bee-Killing Pesticides ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, destruction, wildlife )

- 18 hours ago -
This yearâEUR(TM)s bee die-off numbers are out, and the news isnâEUR(TM)t good. Bees are still dying at alarming rates. And itâEUR(TM)s largely due to bee-killing neonicotinoid pesticides.
More Horses Abused in Havasu Canyon ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, AnimalCruelty, suffering, protection, environment )

- 18 hours ago -
The eyewitness also observed a line of exhausted horses overloaded with tourist gear as they struggled to make it down the trail and described a heartbreaking scene in which the animals began to stumble as they were pulled along the path with large
Act Now: Urge This Renaissance Festival to End Cruel Elephant Rides ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, AnimalCruelty, wildlife, suffering, environment )

- 18 hours ago -
In nature, elephants walk up to 30 miles a day and are active for an average of 18 hours, but elephants used for fairs spend much of their lives in shackles. They're chained in trailers, hauled from one event to the next, and sometimes forced to stand
Friday Fun: Our Pets Can Be Jerks!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Jerks, Pets )

- 17 hours ago -
A post by SoINeedAName on TomCat's blog. Some very funny animals - behaving badly.
Care2 Petition To End Zero Tolerance Immigration Policy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Petition, End Zero Tolerance, Compassion )

- 9 hours ago -
Sign and share this petition now to implore the Trump administration to drop its zero tolerance approach to a humanitarian crisis. America ought to lead with compassion, and its current policy is anything but.
Take Action: Shut Down the San Juan Coal Mine, Just Transition ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, protection, pollution )

- 1 day ago -
The San Juan coal mine in northwestern New Mexico is slated to shut down by 2022, yet the Trump administration is attempting to approve a plan to keep it open until 2033.
Tell the Travel Industry: I Won't Stand for Animal Cruelty ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, AnimalCruelty, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, environment, suffering )

- 18 hours ago -
Rani, a 27-year-old Asian elephant, is forced to carry tourists up a steep hill to Amer Fort in Jaipur, India. She works for nearly 12 hours each day often without food or water, and can never fully rest when she isn't working because she is always
Help Keep Trump Apparatchiks Out of Power!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, ethics, republicans, propaganda, lies, politics )

- 11 hours ago -
Please sign petition, to help block Trump pick.
TAKE ACTION: We Do Not Quit on Human Rights
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: United Nations, United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC )

- 1 day ago -
Over a year ago we sent a message to our government and the world that Donald TrumpâEUR~s decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement was not in line with the will of the people. Now IâEUR(TM)m asking you to join me again as we tell the world that...
TAKE ACTION: Take Action to Ban Mosquito Misters
Environment  (tags: pesticide spraying, pollution, pesticide misters )

- 20 hours ago -
Urge your Governor and state legislature to ban pesticide misters.
Animals  (tags: niagar on the lake, canada, horse carriages, banned, animals, humans, abuse, abused, AnimalCruelty, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, endangered, humans, protection )

- 12 hours ago -
These animals are treated as property, forced to work to financially benefit their human masters. They are made to work year round, in all types of weather extremes (blazing heat/snow storms)
Canada Welcomes 30,000 DACA DREAMers
Society & Culture  (tags: canada, DACA Dreamers, Trump, university education )

- 11 hours ago -
TrumpâEUR(TM)s loss is CanadaâEUR(TM)s gain, as tens of thousands of young individuals with fluent English, a college or University education, work experience and an understanding of North American culture prepare to make the move North.
TAKE ACTION: Move Forward With Complaint Against Jeff Sessions
Society & Culture  (tags: Jeff Sessions, church, Attorney General, United Methodist Church, migrant children, separating families )

- 1 day ago -
In a move that church historians describe as unprecedented, clergy within Attorney General Jeff Sessions' United Methodist denomination have formally charged him with child abuse for separating migrant children from their parents.
Paedophile Caught With 137,000 Indecent Images Of Children Spared Jail So He Can Start Family.
World  (tags: Paedophile, Indecent Images, Children, Church Gresley, Derbyshire, Prison, Family, Richard Arrowsmith )

- 1 day ago -
Richard Arrowsmith faced up to five years in prison but was handed a suspended sentence after telling a judge he wanted to become a father.
TAKE ACTION: #OpenPorts #OpenHearts
World  (tags: world, immigrants, immigration policy, Refugees&Relief, Refugees&Relief, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, HumanRights )

- 1 day ago -
Our Europe is the Europe of humanity across borders, of open ports, and of solidarity in the minds and in the streets. We must not allow the political dispute over migration to take place on the backs of those in need of protection...
TAKE ACTION: That's Terrible, That's Tetley! - Tea Workers Denied Their Human Right to Safe Drinking Water
Society & Culture  (tags: Workers rights, Human Rights, crime, ethics, abuse, children )

- 1 day ago -
Send a message to Tetley insisting they address human rights violations by negotiating with the workers' self-organized water and sanitation committees!
Study Suggests Dolphins and Some Whales Grieve Their Dead
Animals  (tags: dolphins, whales, grieving their dead, cetaceans, dead, grief, social animalanimalwelfare, animals, protection, wildlife )

- 12 hours ago -
An analysis of 78 instances of cetaceans paying attention to their dead suggests grief may be part of being a highly social animal
PETITION - Halt Inhumane Practice of Prisoner Executions
World  (tags: prisoner executions, thailand, death penalty, lethal injection, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', death, government, politics, world )

- 11 hours ago -
After nearly a decade, Thailand has once again begun its death penalty practice. A 26-year-old man was murdered by lethal injection, ending the nationâEUR(TM)s nine-year moratorium on the cruel practice.

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