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TAKE ACTION NOW! Cancel Cruel Frog-Killing Contest


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AWAY AWHI
- 2131 days ago - forcechange.com
An upcoming "Giggin' for Grads" fundraiser in DeKalb County, Tennessee may help a high school senior defray college costs, but it also means the cruel killing of wild frogs



   

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Debbie G (306)
Wednesday June 19, 2013, 6:52 pm
This is awful. How about they let the grads gig each other?
 

Jason S (50)
Wednesday June 19, 2013, 7:31 pm
Signed, thanks
 

Christeen Anderson (303)
Wednesday June 19, 2013, 8:26 pm
Signed.
 

Mike H (252)
Wednesday June 19, 2013, 9:36 pm
Signed, thanks
 

desanka s (416)
Wednesday June 19, 2013, 11:00 pm
Done! TY Cal.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday June 20, 2013, 1:59 am
Your signature has been recorded.
 

Danuta W (1251)
Thursday June 20, 2013, 3:22 am
noted
 

ANA MARIJA R (200)
Thursday June 20, 2013, 3:39 am
Done!...
Thank you, Cal.
 

Lisa W (143)
Thursday June 20, 2013, 3:44 am
I signed yesterday, ty, Cal for posting!
 

Carol H (229)
Thursday June 20, 2013, 4:38 am
signed and noted
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday June 20, 2013, 4:44 am
Signed and noted.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday June 20, 2013, 4:54 am
done, thanks
 

Elsa Boet (0)
Thursday June 20, 2013, 5:08 am
signed
 

Gloria p (304)
Thursday June 20, 2013, 5:18 am
Signed. Why don't they call the event Grads Act Like Idiots?
 

Leslene Dunn (84)
Thursday June 20, 2013, 5:28 am
Noted and signed - how terrible - what the hell do parents teach their children!!!!
 

Carol Bischoff (409)
Thursday June 20, 2013, 5:39 am
Noted and signed.
 

Joy M (33)
Thursday June 20, 2013, 5:49 am
OMG!! I can't believe that smart and educated students are doing this!! And all in the name of money for college?! This is just sooo wrong in sooo many ways!!! Signed!!!
 

jaya Sinha (26)
Thursday June 20, 2013, 5:51 am
signed.
 

Carlene V (202)
Thursday June 20, 2013, 5:55 am
Action taken. Is is just me or is the South constantly doing absurd things against animals more than other parts of the US?
 

John De Avalon (36)
Thursday June 20, 2013, 6:04 am
Gladly signed!
 

John De Avalon (36)
Thursday June 20, 2013, 6:06 am
Words fail me...
 

John B (185)
Thursday June 20, 2013, 6:10 am
Thanks Cal for the link. Signed and noted.
"Your signature has been recorded."
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday June 20, 2013, 6:11 am
Killing isn't a game
 

S D B (76)
Thursday June 20, 2013, 6:13 am
Terrible
 

Jill Vickerman (416)
Thursday June 20, 2013, 6:39 am
What a disgrace, and what are we teaching high school pupils, that this is a thing to do? About first world countries...the line seems to be getting a bit fine. I thought that first world countries were higher in empathy, intelligence and education that those of us in third world countries, but looking at this, I wonder if thats true anymore!
 

Isa Villanen (44)
Thursday June 20, 2013, 6:42 am
Thanks. Cal! signed and shared.
The frogs are the most sensitive animals on this planet to climate change, and we have already lost many species and are losing species of frogs and toads as we speak. To arrange a killing spree las a contest is an abomination, to say the least. We have lost numerous small frogs and toads in the Amazonian Basin alone, and now the waters of these - often misjudged - amphibians' habitats are warming up and destroying their eggs, and the thinned-out ozone layer is killing off the adults, as they get sunburns and also lose their food sources. The frog-killing contest is absurd, and from a time, when frogs were plenty, but the sense of it taking place now is insane. We need our amphibians, their ecosystems need them, they are there just for fun, but to do an ecologically important work by reducing and keeping at bay their food sources. What really makes me mad is the thoughtlessness of people today, and in this particular case the organizers want to collect as big a profit as possible, and under false pretenses. Call in the Greenpeace and national animal protection organizers to protest the contest and have them hand out leaflets filled with information of extinct, vulnerable and endangered frogs. That should do at least something. At least i would do that...
 

Aaron Bouchard (158)
Thursday June 20, 2013, 7:53 am
Signed and noted thanks
 

Lisa N (204)
Thursday June 20, 2013, 8:15 am
Stupid humans at it again! Two more Cal.
 

Ljiljana Milic (115)
Thursday June 20, 2013, 9:05 am
Bright, young, college-bound students should be discouraged from acts of animal cruelty, not taught to benefit from them !!!
Signed & Noted & Thanks for posting Cal.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday June 20, 2013, 9:51 am
Two more signatures.
 

Lydia Weissmuller Price (181)
Thursday June 20, 2013, 9:55 am
Signed and shared, thank you.
 

. (0)
Thursday June 20, 2013, 10:37 am
Signed and Noted.
 

End CrueltyDeb Williams-Shepard (154)
Thursday June 20, 2013, 10:43 am
Noted/Signed
 

Bartlomiej T (296)
Thursday June 20, 2013, 2:55 pm
Signed of course.
 

Natalie V (28)
Thursday June 20, 2013, 3:26 pm
noted / signed
 

Mary T (356)
Saturday June 22, 2013, 9:35 am
Signed & noted - thank you Cal
 

Lois Jordan (63)
Saturday June 22, 2013, 5:46 pm
Signed & noted. Thank you, Cal.
 
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