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The Importance Of Lobbying
This is something that I feel everyone needs to read, it is The National Climate Assessment.
If we have any hope of ever changing things we need to educate ourselves on what is currently going on in our world. We cannot rely on the media to inform us of everything in an unbiased way. We must take the time to learn for ourselves. We must take the initiative and be proactive in saving our world for ourselves, the animals and future generations to come. We cannot continue to abuse our world and not expect there to be severe consequences. Now is the time to act, no more should have, could have, would have excuses, we need to act now. Our legislation needs to reflect what is in the best interest of all life, not the large corporations who can't see past their pockets. We need to start paying attention. When you hear about a wrong being done, whether it be to animals our planet or our civil liberties, speak up! When that bill is on the floor and being discussed that will be damaging to any of them,we need to be their in full force, speaking out against them.
It is time we all started to realize the interconnected relationship we all share with the animals and the world we live in. The choices we make every day in our lives like what we choose to eat, what we choose to buy, which companies we choose to support and yes what action or inaction we choose to take, effect more than just ourselves. We will not and cannot survive if we don't start to realize this connection and start to make better choices.
I urge you to read over the article on the Climate Science Watch website for a summary as well as the link provided below for the full Climate Assessment and learn about what our past choices have brought us to.
The 3rd National Climate Assessment was released by USGCRP in May 2014, and is considered to be the most comprehensive and authoritative report on climate change and its impacts in the United States.
School House Rock -How a Bill becomes a Law. Don't scoff at it, it's quite informative and really catchy!
"Our life begins to end the moment we remain silent about things that matter."
~Dr. Martin Luthor King Jr
In my opinion, education is the key. By educating ourselves, raising awareness and getting involved in the political process, we are letting our representatives know we are there and willing to fight for what we believe in; protecting the rights of all animals, our civil liberties and the environment.
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2018 State & Federal Legislative Calendar
Know the start and end dates of all 2017 legislative sessions nationwide
If you want to learn more about the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act and the chilling effect it has on our first ammendment rights.
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Animal Protection Laws of the United States of America and Canada
"This ninth edition of the Animal Protection Laws compendium contains the general animal protection and related statutes for all of the states, principal districts and territories of the United States of America, and for all of Canada."
Click image to be directed to ALDF website to read more and learn about the specific animal protection laws in your state.
U.S. Capitol Map
These are the numbers of animals killed worldwide by the meat, egg, and dairy industries since you opened this webpage. These numbers do NOT include the many millions of animals killed each year in vivisection laboratories. They do NOT include the millions of dogs and cats killed in animal shelters every year. They do NOT include the animals who died while held captive in the animal-slavery enterprises of circuses, rodeos, zoos, and marine parks. They do NOT include the animals killed while pressed into such blood sports as bullfighting, cockfighting, dogfighting, and bear-baiting, nor do they include horses and greyhounds who were exterminated after they were no longer deemed suitable for racing. This counteer was provided by Adaptt.
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Animal Testing in the U.S.
"In the U.S. we love our pets. They are part of the family, so it’s tough to consider the possibility of the family dog or cat being used for testing in laboratories.However, the practice is more common than we would like to believe, and has been going on for decades. According to the USDA, more than 1,000,000 dogs, cats, monkeys and other warm-blooded animals are used for testing each year in the United States alone."
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