Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Please Co-sponsor the Global House Resolution 401, condemn the horrific dog and cat meat trade!

 8/14/17 Republican Highest HSLF List #103 - #122  Change the letter somewhat /use your own words and put the emailaddresses in Bcc please!
Subject: Please Co-sponsor the Global House Resolution 401
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Dear Representative, Sir, Madam, To whom it concerns:
I politely ask you to please Co-sponsor the Global House Resolution 401:
It's urging China, South Korea, Vietnam, Thailand, the Philippines, Indonesia, Cambodia, Laos, India, and all nations to outlaw the barbaric dog and cat meat trade and to enforce existing laws against this cruel horrific trade!
The premeditated and deliberate torture being inflicted onto dogs and cats and the barbaric, cruel and inhumane treatment of these often stolen pets has to be condemned!
It was estimated in 2014 that as many as 25 million dogs and cats were tortured, slaughtered and consumed globally!
Many of those countries do not have animal welfare laws, and the dogs and cats suffer in silence. These sentient beings are intentionally tortured alive before slaughter in the misguided belief that the adrenaline released will make the meat more tender, more palatable, provide health benefits, help with virility etc. ! This is outrageous!
The dogs are bludgeoned, boiled alive, blow-torched, burned alive, tied up, legs or paws cut of alive, skinned alive, electrocuted, hung and beaten, and thrown into boiling water pots. The dogs are also roped to cars or motorcycles and publicly dragged to make the meat more tender before slaughter.
In his undercover work, Marc Ching of the Animal Hope & Wellness Foundation had documented the torture footage from all over Asia.
Please view the footage (warning, graphic):
I am asking for mercy and your compassion to help us end the horrific Dog and Cat Meat Trade, to give a Voice to these helpless dogs and cats. Millions are being tortured, slaughtered and dying as I write this to you.
Your HSLF score card is commendable, and I thank you for your support for the welfare of all animals.
Please send your H.Res.401 co-sponsorship to Congressman Alcee Hastings as soon as possible.
I am kindly asking for a prompt reply. Thank you.


Petitions and More, August 16  Australian politicians, enact a total domestic ban on elephant ivory and rhino horn to help stop the cruel poaching of these wonderful species! ZIP=5 digits. Tell the Forest Service: Don't Shrink the Superior National Forest Tell the inspector general of the Department of the Interior: Investigate the censoring of government scientists and experts US. Make the Call: Join the Growing Resistance to the Relentless Attacks on Science Prohibit the production, import and sale of natural fur in the territory of the Russian Federation Turkey. Manysa. End Dogfighting, stop the Cakallar Osman, Jackal party criminal group, sharing the images on Facebook! France. We will not give in to slander of individuals with dubious intentions. We ask the public to raise the voice and sign this request in favor of the permanence of our cat shelter, Gatto Katt Cancun. Stop the harassment! Italy. Keep animals in their natural habitat, away from hunters, prohibit the killing (as it happened again in Trentino) Animals need to be spayed/neutered while in the shelter and put up for adoption, do not kill them after 7 days!  Spain. International Transport - Maxilaweta, what happened to Biguie, French bulldog of two years, died from a heart attack
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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

URGENT! Stop the Drop' of 10+ TONS of RAT POISON on Hawaii's Lehua Island!

Subject: Stop the Drop' of 10+ TONS of RAT POISON on Hawaii's Lehua Island!
Hawai`i State Senator
Ronald D. Kouchi,
Governor of Hawai`i,
David Ige,
Chairman, Hawai`i Department of Agriculture,
Scott Enright.
If your state Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) had its way, approximately 11.5 tons of anticoagulant 'restricted use' pesticide would have been aerially dropped by helicopter on August 8.
This decision by the Hawai`i Department of Agriculture has been delayed, but the FINAL PERMIT for this rat poison drop could be signed very soon.
The proposed drop site for the island and waters of Lehua is 18 miles away from Kauai, and ¾ mile from the island of Ni’ihau where a native Hawaiian subsistence community lives.
1. Lehua is a State Wildlife Sanctuary. DLNR’s proposed aerial drop violates its own stated mission to “protect… Hawaii’s unique and limited natural, cultural and historic resources held in public trust for current and future generations of the people of Hawaii nei, and its visitors…”
2. DLNR has no data or research on the effects of this pesticide on whales and dolphins (called “cetaceans”). Yet, they stated that there would be “no significant impact” to species or the ecosystem in this anticoagulant chemical drop.
3. DLNR is skirting the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Lehua island harbors federally listed, endangered monk seals, green sea turtles and three species of birds, all protected under the ESA. Rare coral systems, manta rays, dolphins, reef fish and seabirds are found in abundance there. All would be exposed to the poison, and all can eat poisoned prey, moving toxicity through the food web.
4. Fishermen, tour boats, and subsistence based Ni’ihauans depend on the pristine nature of Lehua’s waters for their lives. DLNR and other agencies have not made any provisions or funds available for the possibility of great harm that this aerial drop may cause to the environment and to people.
5. DLNR did this same aerial operation on Lehua in 2009 with the same active ingredient. Not only did it fail to kill all the rodents on the island, two whales and a large scale fish die-off followed within days of that operation. DLNR claims that those deaths are “inconclusive.”
6. There have been only 3 aerial large scale drops of anticoagulant in Hawaii, all followed by “inconclusive” deaths of either whales (Lehua and Mokapu island) and feral pigs (Keauhou). In a UH assessment report, the 2009 aerial drop has been described as “experimental.” This would also be the first large-scale drop with a new formulation of the pesticide, which just received its EPA label change approval on June 22, 2017.
7. There is no Lehua-specific research that even shows a level of rodent pressure warranting an aerial drop of 11.5 tons of poison.
8. A FOIA requested document shows that this operation was instigated by a 2011 proposition from a mainland consultant with ties to Bell Labs as the pesticide manufacturer, offering funding for the poison drop in Hawaii.
We respectfully request that you support the Native Hawaiians and other citizens of Kaua`i and deny the Department of Agriculture's permit for the application of any and all 'restricted use' pesticides/rodenticides on or around the Hawaiian island of Lehua Rock. Mahalo nui loa for your kokua.


Petitions and More, August 15  Spain. Against the correbous! Catalan Parliament, end once and for all traditions that include animal abuse, without exception of the correbous! Demand the end of bullfights during the fiestas of Sanfermín in Pamplona! Retweets. Outlaw #CatDogMeatTrade! Pls send #HRes401 co-sponsorship to @RepHastingsFL Retweets. Chinese Gov., establish animal protection laws! Italy. Start a free Dog neuter and spay campaign in Focsani! To confirm France. Let the truth come out:  who poisoned more than 400 cats in Saint-Pierre-la-Mer? To confirm France. Var. Save the goats, sheep and dogs still alive from this shepherd, the situation gets worse every day! ‘Animal rights in the French constitution’ . Vote ‘pour’ (agree) Germany. Our native nature dies - cry out now! To confirm Bangladesh. Stop the indiscriminate slaughter of dogs in all violating districts! Andulsian stallion & 21 horses, starved & neglected by Oakland county lawyers & Davis kids! The Netherlands. Request for a change of the law (a new law) in which animal rights are centralized and the animal is recognized as a legal person. Better protection for all animals is extremely necessary and urgent. In the case of maltreatment and abuse of animals, higher penalties shall apply. With repeated violations an absolute ban on keeping animals! Italy. We ask for the resignation of Ugo Rossi , current President of the Autonomous Province of Trento, for his inability to handle the policies to safeguard an area naturally rich in biodiversity! Italy. Protest. The KJ2 bear was also killed. We demand justice for this state assassination! Russia.  Accept the Federal Law "On the Protection of Animals". This bill has been revised and revised for several years, but so far it has not been accepted! Japan.  If the disturbance of the Dugong habitat continues as it is, the extinction of the Okinawa Dugong, which maintains the population in a small number, is inevitable! Spain. We ask for the cancellation of the Novillada in August 2017 at El Viso de San Juan and commitment to exclude events involving death or suffering of animals! Brazil.  Brazil. City hall: do not approve cruel rodeo's in Nova Friburgo, keep it banned Help restore and protect nature in the Republic of Komi! No to Nickelodeon theme park in Coron, Palawan End the Illegal Asian Elephant Trade in Laos
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Monday, August 14, 2017

Petitions and More, August 14 If not signed yet. Against the Chinese dog and cat fur industry Needs more signatures. ZIP=5 digits. Ask Congress to protect America's wild horses and burros. Take action today  EU, stop the suffering of chickens for egg production! To confirm France. Prevent the Palm Oil factory of La Mède, next to Marseille! To comment. France. General food diet: for a sustainable agricultural system Secretly-recorded footage from the Papanack Zoo, a roadside zoo outside Ottawa, reveals shocking conditions for animals Protest against raping dogs; Denmark, Norway, disgusting atrocities committed in  Icin Legal Animal Brothels in Thailand! Russia. Justice for this puppy, beaten to death by police officers at Belgorod, Boulevard 1st Salute 5, in front of children! Request Turkey's Ambassador to the United States, Serdar Kılıç, to advocate for stronger punishment for animal abuse! Requesting the hunting season be canceled throughout Calabria, Spain, after this period of fires and repeated devastation in our forests for the repopulation of fauna and the protection of the few surviving animals! Turkey. Bursa. Council, allow the distribution by volunteers of food and water for the stray animals Italy. We demand that the punishment for the crime of arson be raised, no matter who causes it. We demand exemplary sentences! Spain, EU, Animals have to be recognized as sentient beings, the minimum recognition that a living being has to possess Spain. Take appropriate measures to protect wildlife from traffic at Los Ranchos del Guadiamar and Los Encinares de Sánlucar Thai Gov., outlaw the use of live animals as ping pong show objects in Thailand for adult sex entertainment!
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Saturday, August 12, 2017

Petitions and More, August 12 We pledge not to visit Namibia whilst the seal hunt continues! US-info.  Please reject efforts to undermine and weaken the Endangered Species Act, including S. 935!  Call on the UK government to help stop the elephant poaching crisis, some elephant ivory trade is still legal in the UK! 1) Prevent the Execution of Endangered Wolves, Smackout wolf pack! 2) Tippah County: Stop Abusing Rabbits for Entertainment More actions, if not signed yet. Don't Silence Animal Advocates Through Anti-Net Neutrality! If not signed yet! If not signed yet. Switzerland. Spay and neuter stray cats in, stop the suffering! France.  No to the increasingly flagrant laxity of the French courts! This guy, dragging his dog behind his car to death, must pay for it! To confirm Pacific Fishery Management Council, authorize innovative fishing gear designed to avoid the capture of whales, dolphins, and sea turtles in California’s swordfish fishery: deep-set buoy gear!  Ecuador, Amazon. A Chinese oil company wants to drill for oil in one of the most biodiverse places on Earth. If Big Oil drills in this region, it would devastate the Sapara community and the ecosystem they live in Colombia. Governor and ICA: I urge you to urgently monitor the population, both canine (dogs) and feline (cats) in the municipality of Herveo, Tolima; sterilization and complete vaccination programs for dogs and cats are urgent Romania. Braila: Mayor, council, Stop the massacre of dogs in the dogpound, cooperate in the neutering, spaying programs! Russia. Amend Article 245 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation, take into account the wishes of the representatives of the animal protection community from different cities of Russia, a large number of cruel and sadistic acts has not been mentioned! Russia. Justice for dog Linda, severely beaten by the neighbor, Kostroma Region; please start criminal proceedings! Russia. Punish the brutal killer of dog Caesar, tied to the car and dragged along the road in Spas, Kostroma region. To the full extent of the law! Russia. Punish the killers of the dogs with a real term, also a fine of 5 million rubles, to finance shelters for homeless animals and their sterilization No to the prestigious World Dog Show to be held in China, a country without any animal protection laws Argentina. Changes are needed! 32 hostels in the BAP program (Buenos Aires Presente), and none provides accommodation for the homeless with pets! Argentina. Urgent protection of grasslands and forest of Talar and declaration of Natural Reserve  Argentina. Córdoba Capital, avoid further contamination of the Suquía River and clean it Instagram: No Likes for Selfies that Promote Animal Cruelty
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Friday, August 11, 2017

Petitions and More, August 11  ZIP=5 digits. Bears, wolves, wolverines and coyotes living within America’s National Wildlife Refuges in Alaska need your help…again! Help prevent a return of completely unethical and barbaric hunting practices in our National Wildlife Refuges in Alaska, including 20 million acres of designated Wilderness! US-info. Support the Limiting Inhumane Federal Trapping (LIFT) Act (H.R. 1727)! US. Please call Governor Brown at 503-378-4582 and ask her to ensure a better Wolf Plan for Oregon! (Incl. sample script) US. Where does your member of Congress stand on protecting wild horses? Retweets: Please cosponsors #HRes401  Global Ban on #DogCatMeatTrade ! UK's Repeal Bill, which moves all European law into UK law, left out the recognition of animals as sentient beings, and the requirement for governments to pay “full regard” to their welfare! US. Make a call! VA's top animal testing official just outrageously claimed on TV that puppies who've been subjected to painful, surgically-induced heart attacks "enjoy" being forced to run on treadmills to stress their damaged hearts! Please urge the government of Namibia to reverse its decision to export elephants to the United Arab Emirates US-info. Support Congressman Huffmans draft bill that would help protect 326,000 acres of federal public lands as “wilderness” by expanding nine existing wilderness areas and establishing ten new ones! Germany. #EndPigPain - Ends the suffering of the pigs. More sign. please. To confirm Needs 15,000 sign. Austria, Vienna. With the application to UNESCO, the fiaker horse riding industry is trying to avoid our 6-point program to improve the livelihoods and working conditions of the used horses! NSW-info: Write to your MP and demand a ban on jumps racing  ZIP=5 digits. USDA, update MyPlate by ditching the dairy group and swapping the protein portion for legumes  Once more. Urge the Trump Administration to Safeguard U.S. Arctic Waters From More Oil and Gas Leasing! Brazil. Increase penalties for crimes of ill-treatment and abandonment of animals! Turkey. Stop the atrocities in Giresun Municipal Animal Shelter/dogpound!  Turkey.  Çankaya Dogpound vet's are causing the death of animals due to professional incompetence, acting contrary to the 5199 Animal Protection Act: remove  them from the Veterinary Emre Cinar task! Argentina. Protest! Deputy for Salta Alfredo Olmedo presented a project to Regulate Greyhound Dog Racing; only the exploiters will profit! Spain. Equal rights for animals under the Spanish Civil Code, animals are Not things but sentient beings!  Apply once and for all the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union which, in Article 13, recognizes animals as sentient beings, that is, living beings endowed with sensibility! Egypt. We urge you to implement and support a better animal welfare practice, make owners and keepers responsible for ensuring that the welfare needs of their animals in the area of the Three Pyramids of Giza Plateau and its surroundings are met and create higher penalties for those convicted of animal cruelty towards used horses and camels! Argentina. Carry out the animal protection law and relocate the stray dogs dumped at Route 51 Spain. Madrid.  Where are the kittens collected by municipal workers of the Town Hall of Villa del Prado on 7-31-2017 ? Turkey. We do not want Bullfighting, wrestling, in Bodrum  Prohibit the commercial sale of animals through Facebook,  a cruel business that encourages forced reproduction, feeds the pockets of the unscrupulous, and discourages responsible adoption of abandoned animals Hogs Back Brewery has chosen to assist and support the Surrey Union, Crawley and Horsham Foxhunts In their public fundraising events Ecuador. Protection and restoration of the Marine Beach on San Cristobal Island – Galapagos Protest. The Argentine government intends to incorporate investments into the country, to install a Nuclear Plant in Sierra Grande - Chubut, financed with Chinese capital, what will be the environmental impact f.e. on the Austral France Whales? Protect Racehorses from Drugging and Abuse Dolphins Don’t Belong in the Desert: Ban Dolphin Captivity in Las Vegas  Save our ESA and our wildlife! Stop appointment of Trump Nominee Susan Combs for U.S. Dept of Interior  Stop New Oil Drilling In The Arctic! Trudeau: Don't expropriate reserve lands
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