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The Cleveland Animal Rights Meetup Group Message Board › Armchair Activism--Check Here

Armchair Activism--Check Here

A former member
Post #: 144
For those who want to be active and do it from home!

I will actively update (not archive) this thread. I will post campaigns and their outcomes. Both will stay for several months.

Good News for Bulls in 2012


> 35,000 members signed Care2 petition helping World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) win a major victory in the fight against bullfighting.

Wednesday July 28, Catalonia, Spain is the first region banning bullfighting as of January 1, 2012.

http://www.wspa-inter...­.

A former member
Post #: 145
Good News!:

On June 10th 2010, Tasmania announced it would become the first Australian state
banning 'sow stalls.'

For the whole story and to Take Action for the rest of Australia: http://www.animalsaus...­
A former member
Post #: 146
List of current petitions concerning circuses: https://secure.peta.o...­
A former member
Post #: 154
Chickens

Write to Bob Evans requesting the switch to cage free eggs. Letter-writing campaigns do work.

Letters don't need to be long - 3 to 5 sentences even. Original is better.

A letter (preferably hand-written) explaining how issue is important to you & you would like to see Bob Evans shift to cage-free eggs.

Talking points:


- Every one of Bob Evans competitors - including Dennys, IHOP, Cracker Barrel, First Watch, and several others - have begun the switch to cage-free eggs

- Bob Evans uses 27 million eggs/yr. Going cage-free will translate into approximately 104,000 fewer hens in battery cages.

- Wendy's, (Ohio Co. too), began their shift to cage-free eggs solely because of the letters received from consumers.

- I saw Food, Inc. and was appalled

- Recall of 300 million eggs due to salmonella

- Concerns of salmonella? Intend to take your business elsewhere & tell others to do the same.

- BK switched 5% in 2007 - this translates to 20 million eggs, approx. 77,000 fewer hens in cages.

- Quizno's switched in 2010 - 1 million eggs/yr., approx. 3,800 fewer hens in battery cages.

- Denny's switched in 2008 - 2 million eggs/yr., approx. 7,700 fewer hens in cages.

- Compass Group (largest food provider in North America) switched in 2007 - 100 million eggs/yr., approx. 384,000 fewer hens in cages.

- Hellman's is switching all 350 million eggs/yr. - starting with "Light"; 35 million eggs/yr., approx. 134,000 fewer hens in cages.

Bob Evans
c/o Customer Concerns
3776 S. High St.
Columbus, Ohio 43207

Keep Writing! Update: http://www.dispatch.c...­


A former member
Post #: 165
No To Fur

Coach refuses to stop selling fur, despite knowing that animals in fur farms live in cramped, filthy conditions before they are bludgeoned, electrocuted, and sometimes even skinned alive. Animals trapped in the wild may suffer for days before trappers arrive to crush their chests or stomp or beat them to death.

Coach knows and still....request: Join the dozens of other top designers and retailers who have dumped fur: Polo Ralph Lauren, Stella McCartney, Vivienne Westwood, Calvin Klein, Betsey Johnson, Gap Inc., Nike Inc. (including Cole Haan), and Liz Claiborne Inc. (including Juicy Couture and Coach competitor Kate Spade).

Millions of animals who are cruelly trapped, farmed, and killed for their fur every year around the world need your help now.

Please, please politely write a quick message/letter or phone: Coach CEO Lew Frankfort

Urge him to end Coach selling fur immediately and implement a fur-free policy.

Coach, Inc.
516 W. 34th St.
New York, NY 10001-1394
212-594-1850

Lew Frankfort: lfrankfort@coach.com

Tell Barney's to Stop Selling Fur

https://secure3.convi...­

BCBG revokes Promise to not use fur, Please sign asking them to remember their promise

https://secure2.convi...­
A former member
Post #: 171
Update April 2013: Yesterday the Louisiana Court of Appeal issued its long-awaited opinion in Animal Legal Defense Fund v. State of Louisiana, holding that Michael Sandlin is ineligible for a permit to confine Tony the Tiger in a cage at the Tiger Truck Stop.

Although the court held that ALDF lacked standing to be a plaintiff in the case, it nevertheless confirmed that our clients–Louisiana residents and taxpayers–do have standing to challenge illegal actions by the government, in this case the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

In ruling on the merits, the court agreed with ALDF’s argument that Michael Sandlin cannot receive a grandfather permit to continue to keep Tony because Sandlin does not meet the legal requirements for such a permit. This is progress, though it is still unresolved.

Tony the Tiger: Send Tony to Sanctuary ! UPDATE.

Recently, the East Baton Rouge District Court granted the Animal Legal Defense Fund’s (ALDF) request for a permanent injunction that will prevent the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries from renewing the permit that allows the owner of the truck stop to display Tony.

When the permit ends in December of 2011, ADLF hopes to work with the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries to find a place where Tony can live in comfort, away from the smog and noise of the truck stop.

Read more: http://www.care2.com/...­

Tony has been imprisoned at a truck stop for over 10 yrs. A Truck Stop is no place for a Tiger.

Michael Stalin possesed an owner's permit on Tony , a tiger kept at a truck stop. A smelly, dirty, noisy, toxic truck stop near Baton Rouge, LA.

Tony's legal reps: Lisa Franzetta lfranzetta@aldf.org

"Director of Communications" -- Animal Legal Defense Fund
A former member
Post #: 186
Air France plans to ship monkeys to US laboratories:

http://action.peta.or...­

Update:Immediately after we learned that Air France was planning to transport 60 live monkeys from Bioculture's facility in Africa to Shin Nippon Biomedical Laboratories, a notorious testing laboratory, PETA and several of our international affiliates quickly mobilized our members and supporters to take action.

Within 24 hours, supporters like you managed to generate tens of thousands of e-mails, thousands of Facebook posts and tweets on Air France's public sites, and hundreds of phone calls to the airline's cargo offices. Our unequivocal voice in behalf of animals was heard loud and clear. We are excited to announce that Air France has now confirmed that this shipment has been canceled!




A former member
Post #: 189
For the Chickens Please Sign and Forward

http://stoptherottene...­

A former member
Post #: 191
For the Calderon Dolphins. This is unbelievably true. Goal: 100,000 Current: < 2,000 Please Sign:

http://www.change.org...­

A case of captive dolphins destined for resorts. Goal: 750,000 Current: 687,783

https://secure.avaaz....­

A former member
Post #: 193
For the Burro's Prevent their slaughter at Texas Park, Please Sign

http://www.change.org...­
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