Victories for Animals in 2011 !!!
The petitions seem to just keep on coming, but there have been some BIG victories for animals this year. Here's a list of some of the things that have been accomplished... click to revisit the petitions !
1. PETS/CAPTIVE ANIMALS
Pound Seizure Ends in Utah
1,615 Pet Stores Joined HSUS' Campaign to Stop Puppy Mills to promote adoption and stop selling puppy mill dogs.
Peru Bans the Use of Wild Animals
West Hollywood banned fur
Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey was slapped with a $270,000 lawsuit for violating the animal welfare act.
Bolivia Bans the Use of Wild Animals in Circuses
Animal Abuser Registry Instituted in Suffolk County, NY
Barcelona Bans Bullfighting
Toronto Bans the Sale of Puppy Mill Dogs
Alabama Ends the Use of Gas Chambers as a Form of Euthanasia.
California Strengthens Laws on Cock Fighting and Dog Fighting
Israel Bans Declawing of Cats
Parma, Ohio Became a Gaurdian City
Application Withdrawn for UK Rabbit Breeding Farm
Shark Finning Banned in California
3. ANIMAL TESTING
NIH Suspends Funding for Chimp Research
186 Chimps at Alamagordo Primate Facility Granted a Reprieve
Lipton Tea Ends Animal Tests
Massachusetts General Hospital Stops Using Sheep in Trauma Training
4. FARM ANIMALS
New York, Iowa, Florida and Minnesota Ag Gag Bills Die
Florida's is back on the table: http://www.thepetitionsite.com/2/stop-floridas-ag-gag-bill/
Maine Bans Veal and Gestation Crates