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Richmond, VA May Soon Outlaw Use of Bullhooks on Elephants

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To the city of Richmond, VA for considering a new ordinance that would outlaw the use of bullhooks and

According to a recent… 178 more words

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Illinois Wildlife Find More Protection

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To Illinois Governor Pat Quinn for signing into law an amendment to the Illinois Wildlife Code, adding gray wolves, American black bears, and cougars to the list of protected species. 169 more words

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Miami May Ban Retail Sale of Puppies and Kittens

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To Miami Commissioner Francis Suarez and his fellow commissioners for passing a 6 month moratorium on new retail pet shops in Miami.

According to a recent… 182 more words

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U.S. Senator Hosts Pigeon Shoot Fundraiser

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To U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe of Oklahoma for hosting a pigeon shoot to raise money for a political campaign.

According to a recent… 195 more words

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U.S. District Judge Restores Federal Protections to Gray Wolves in Wyoming

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To U.S. District Court Judge Amy B. Jackson for restoring federal protections to wolves in Wyoming.

In 2013, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service proposed an action to delist the gray wolf  in every state  where the species exists. 177 more words

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FBI Will Include Animal Cruelty in National Crime Statistics

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To the Federal Bureau of Investigation for amending the agency’s annual crime report to include crimes against animals.

Since 1929, the FBI has overseen the… 166 more words

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Update! DE Amends State Code to Save Victims of Dog Fighting

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To the State of Delaware for passing an amendment to state code that aims to save the lives of dogs seized from dog fighting operations. 162 more words

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