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Success: Law Requires Harsher Penalties for Animal Abusers

More animals will be protected from horrific cruelty, thanks to a new state law enforcing stricter punishments for animal abusers. Applaud this major victory for animal welfare.

Success: Harming Bulls for Bullfighting Prohibited in Spain’s Balearic Islands

Spain’s Balearic Islands have passed a law that prohibits harming or killing bulls during a bullfight. Support this push in the right direction toward ending this inhumane practice.

Success: Anti-Horse Slaughter Amendment Passed

Horses in America will be protected from inhumane export and brutal slaughter for human consumption with the passing of new legislation. Sign below to support this move to protect these innocent animals.

Success: Animal Protection Law Will Help Stop Heat-Related Dog Deaths

Dogs finally have protection from heat-related deaths thanks to a new law in Pennsylvania. Too many animals die from being left in hot cars or tied to posts on hot days, but this law will help prevent future tragedies. Applaud the decision to offer stronger protection for dogs.

Success: New York Approves High-Tech Methods to Stop Animal Fighting

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has legalized the use of wiretaps and surveillance video in capturing those involved in animal fighting rings. Sign this petition to praise New York for this decision.

Success: Serial Cat Killer Given Maximum Punishment

A man who has pleaded guilty to torturing and killing over a dozen cats will now spend the next 16 years behind bars following a judge’s sentencing. Sign this petition to express your gratitude that justice has been finally been served for the cats of San Jose.

Success: Maximum Penalty Sought for Albatross Killer

A young man who plead no contest to charges that he helped butcher and slay over a dozen protected albatrosses could now face the maximum possible penalty for his crimes during his upcoming sentencing. Far too often, cases of animal abuse are ignored or given leniency in the justice system. Sign this petition to voice your support for the prosecutor’s actions in this case.

Success: Gajraj the Elephant Freed From Chains After 50 Years

After being chained and neglected for over 50 years, Gajraj the elephant is finally being treated for his ailments and brought to an accredited sanctuary. He will now be able to roam freely and play with other elephant friends. Sign this petition and praise those who have helped bring freedom to this animal once again.

Success: Bestiality Banned in Nevada

Until recently, sexually abusing animals wasn’t illegal in the state of Nevada. Thanks to the work of animal rights activists, new legislation has been passed prohibiting bestiality. Sign this petition to applaud this important new law.

Success: Shark Fin Ban Approved By Senate

The import, export, and sale of shark fins has been banned in the U.S. Sign this petition to thank Congress for taking a stand against this cruel and unsustainable practice.

Success: Coast Guard Stops Killing Animals for Training

For years, animals have been tortured and killed for military trauma training.Thankfully, high-tech simulators will now replace live animals. Sign this petition and praise the Coast Guard’s decision to end this brutality.

Success: USDA Reposts Animal Welfare Information

Thousands of records of animal cruelty were removed from the USDA web site, impeding efforts to hold abusers accountable. The USDA has faced a huge outcry from concerned citizens and in response they’ve re-posted some of the records. Sign this petition to praise them for this step in the right direction.

Success: Dairy Farm Abusers to be Jailed

Three men who kicked, punched, and beat cows have been sentenced to jail. Applaud this move, which sends a message that animal abuse on farms will not be tolerated.

Success: Florida Black Bears Will Not Be Hunted

The 2017 black bear hunt has been cancelled. Sign this petition to praise those responsible for saving hundreds of Florida black bears.

Success: Apartment Complex Stops Cruelly Killing Squirrels

An apartment complex took down the cruel “body-gripping” traps it was using to control the squirrel population. Sign this petition and praise the apartment complex for making this compassionate change.

Success: New Animal Abuse Registry Created

Thanks to the hard work of animal rights campaigners, Tallahassee, Florida has just created a publicly available registry of animal abusers. Let’s take a moment to welcome this victory.

Success: Orangutans Gain More Protections

Thanks to the Indonesian president, orangutans are getting a helping hand. These special primates have received further protection from habitat loss due to palm oil companies in the Leuser ecosystem and other parts of Indonesia. Sign this petition to praise the dedication to the preservation of this species.

Success: Live Animals No Longer Used for Trauma Training

For years, animals were being tortured and killed for trauma training. Thankfully, human simulators will now replace live animals. Sign this petition to praise the decision to end this unnecessary abuse.

Success: Taiwan Bans the Sale of Dog and Cat Meat

Taiwan has recently issued a ban on the sale and consumption of dog and cat meat in addition to stronger general animal protection laws. This is a huge step forward for Asia’s understanding of animal welfare. Sign this petition to thank the president of Taiwan for helping to make this possible.

Success: City Halts Plans to Kill Coyotes

A city had plans to trap and kill coyotes as a means of population control. Thankfully, concerned citizens spoke up and now these animals will no longer be senselessly killed. Sign this petition and praise the city for ending its plan to kill these innocent animals.

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