Wednesday, 13 October 2010

Care2 Petition Site Successes

Care2 members are awesome! With all your dedication, we are seeing more happy stories than ever. Continue reading to see how several of you are helping to protect the environment, animals and people.

Tribe Stops Mining Company From Destroying Their Land
Dongria Kondh Survival International partnered up with Care2 to create a petition to stop one of the largest mining companies in the world from destroying a tribe's land. The petition to help the Dongria Kondh hill tribe of eastern India garnered nearly 10,000 signatures. The ongoing support of the tribe and activists made this victory possible. Read more.

Care2 Member Helps Pass New Tethering Law
Chained Dog One Care2 member started a petition in support of a new anti-tethering ordinance for her community and rallied enough support -- and over 700 signatures -- to make her petition a success. Care2 member Caroline promoted new regulations for chained up dogs that favors both humane animal care and safer communities. Read more.

Senate Passes Small Business Aid Bill
Small Business Owner The Senate passed a measure to aid small businesses with tax breaks and expanded credit, with a vote of 61 to 38. The bill aims to help Americans get back to work and create an estimated 500,000 jobs. The Care2 petition in favor of small business aid, sponsored by Elaine Marshall for US Senate, collected almost 13,000 signatures. Read more.

African Penguins Win Protection
Penguin The Interior Department announced in late September that the African penguin will be listed as endangered species under the U.S. Endangered Species Act. All thanks to Turtle Island Restoration Network and the Center for Biological Diversity for taking legal action, as well as the many Care2 members who support those organizations. Read more.

Senate Passes Bill To Ban Sale of Crush Videos
Kitten More than 100,000 members signed the Care2 and ASPCA petitions to ban the sale of crush videos -- and thanks to your dedication we are almost there. Once President Obama signs the bill, the sale of crush videos -- depicting live animals being intentionally maimed, mutilated, tortured, wounded or killed -- will finally be banned! Read more.

Please continue to take action and share your own success stories with us by emailing

Best Wishes!

Megan S.
Care2 Campaigns Team

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