2010 December

December 22, 2010

A Bill Becomes A Law

[Translate] Automated letters & online petitions are not as effective for passing legislation, but they do help. One “snail mail” is worth more that 1,000 signatures on a petition and a phone call is priceless! Please be respectful & polite in all contact with any representative or aide. Watch the[…]

December 13, 2010

Crush Videos Banned in U.S. by Doris Lin

[Translate] Doris’ Animal Rights Blog By Doris Lin About.com Guide Crush Videos Banned in U.S. Sunday December 12, 2010 On Thursday, December 9, U.S. President Barack Obama signed into a law a new bill that bans “crush” videos, after the Supreme Court struck down an earlier law banning depictions of animal[…]

December 9, 2010

A victory for the animals! President Obama signs Gallegly animal crush bill

[Translate] WASHINGTON, DC —At President Obama’s invitation, Rep. Elton Gallegly (R-CA) stood with him as the President signed Gallegly’s bill to outlaw animal crush videos at a White House ceremony today. Crush videos graphically depict the abuse and killing of animals. In 1999, President Clinton signed into law a Gallegly[…]