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Texas Bill Would Fine Men $100 Each Time They Masturbate
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- 420 days ago -
A Texas lawmaker has proposed a bill that would fine a man $100 each time he masturbates. The bill also imposes a 24-hour waiting period if a guy wants a colonoscopy or a vasectomy, or if he's in the market for some Viagra.
Pa. Bill Would Require Pet Stores to Get Dogs, Cats, Rabbits From Shelters and Rescues
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- 438 days ago -
Two Pennsylvania lawmakers are sponsoring a bill cracking down on the sale of puppy mill animals at pet stores.
Rescuing Dogs & Cats From Locked Cars Is OK in Bill That Passed KY Senate
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- 487 days ago -
People who rescue dogs and cats from locked cars - with the reasonable, good-faith belief that the animal is in immediate danger of death if not removed - would receive civil immunity for damaging the vehicle, under a bill that passed the Kentucky
Declawing Is Just A Terrible Thing To Do To Your Cat
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- 1475 days ago -
Oppose a bill that allows declawing for any reason in Oregon.
'Cougar Bill' Has Clawed Its Way Through The General Assembly
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- 1814 days ago -
If signed by the Governor, it ends a policy that essentially allowed the animals to be shot on sight, with no questions asked.
Landmark Bill to Outlaw Wild Animals in Traveling Circuses Introduced to Congress!
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- 1845 days ago -
Representative Jim Moran (D-Va.) may just be our new favorite person. In early March 2014, he introduced a historic bill aimed at banning cosmetics animal testing in the U.S. and now he's back again taking another strong stance against animal
Wildlife With Teeth Bill Progressing in Illinois General Assembly
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- 1870 days ago -
A bill in the Illinois Senate would amend the wildlife code to include wolves, bears and mountain lions on the list of protected species.
Pamela Anderson Tries to Convince Orthodox Lawmakers to Back Anti-Fur Bill in Israel
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- 3115 days ago -
An anti-fur bill has been put on hold in Israel over concerns by ultra-Orthodox leaders that it could impact production of the characteristic fur hats worn by some men from Hasidic sects on holidays and other festive occasions
House Approves Bill That Would Ban Sale of 'Crush Videos' and Other Obscene Depictions of Animal Cruelty
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- 3224 days ago -
The House of Representatives has passed a bill that, if enacted, will prohibit the sale of "crush videos" and other filmed acts of animal cruelty including burning, suffocating, drowning and impaling live animals.
Georgia, Microchipping and Justice on My Mind
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- 3261 days ago -
A bill in Georgia that requires animal shelters to scan for microchips, signed into law June 2 by Governor Sonny Perdue, is a good thing and has me reminiscing
Pet Cemetery Digs Up Dog for Unpaid Bills
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- 3280 days ago -
One of the residents at the Hartsdale Pet Cemetery in New York wasn't allowed to rest in peace. A mixed-breed dog named Dodo was recently exhumed when his owner, Man-Hung Lee, refused to pay the annual fee. When Lee ignored the cemetery's bills,
New EPA Bill on the Right Track, Needs More Work
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- 3321 days ago -
The long-awaited Senate and House versions of the new Toxic Substances Control Act--which is intended to improve the way that hazardous substances are tested and regulated in the U.S.--have just been released. PETA's Regulatory Testing Division has been
Assemblyman Nava Introduces Bill to Forbid California Landlords From Requiring Animal Declawing, Debarking
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- 3321 days ago -
Last year, California legislation that put regulation of cat declawing, or onychectomy, into the state's hands sparked heated debate and prompted Los Angeles and six other cities to pass local bans on the practice before the law went into effect this
Missouri Lawmakers Say Yes to Horse Slaughterhouses But No to Honoring Lewis and Clark's Dog
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- 3336 days ago -
It may be the Show-Me state but Missouri representatives apparently saw too much email from activist Brenda Shoss and the group Kinship Circle.
Join Us in Tucson and Phoenix for Meetings to End Dog Racing!
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- 3379 days ago -
The moment has finally come! Senate Bill 1294, GREY2K USA's bill to end dog racing in Arizona by 12/31/10, has been filed by Arizona State Senators Paula Aboud and Jonathan Paton. HB 2637, a bill to immediately ban the use of anabolic steroids in racing

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