11 Jul '11, 2am

Ohio City Adopts the Term "Guardian" | Care2 Causes

Ohio City Adopts the Term "Guardian" | Care2 Causes

This week, City Council members in Parma, Ohio voted unanimously to change the city’s animal related ordinances to recognize pets as part of the family by adopting the term “guardian” instead of “owner.” Parma is the first city in the state to adopt this language, and one of 18 cities to make such a change. The move was spurred by efforts from high school student Brandon Yanak, who stated, “As more people begin to think and act as ’guardians’ of their animal companions, I expect to see higher levels of animal care and appreciation, thus helping to end many animal-related problems such as people breeding animals and keeping too many in inadequate conditions on their property in Parma.” In Defense of Animals (IDA), who started the Guardian Campaign in 1999, is applauding this move and thanking both Yanak and Councilwoman Mary Galinas for their efforts in accomplishing this c...

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care2.com 09 Jul '11, 8pm

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Arizona Removes "Retardation," "Crippled" From Statutes | Care2 Causes

Arizona Removes "Retardation," "Crippled" From ...

care2.com 10 Jul '11, 2am

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Bangkok named ‘World’s Best City’

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luxuo.com 11 Jul '11, 10am

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Human Rights Groups Denounce Iran's Execution Rate | Care2 Causes

Human Rights Groups Denounce Iran's Execution R...

care2.com 11 Jul '11, 6am

The human rights groups Amnesty International, Iran Human Rights, and the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran ...

Institutionalized stupidity propels Toronto's tranport system backwards #bikeTO

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care2.com 14 Jul '11, 1pm

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Syria Surveilling Protesters in US; Hama Greets US Envoy With Olive Branches (VIDEO) | Care2 Causes

Syria Surveilling Protesters in US; Hama Greets...

care2.com 09 Jul '11, 4pm

The US and French ambassadors stayed for two days in the city of Hama, the site of the largest demonstrations in Syria so ...

Ohio named most toxic state #green

Ohio named most toxic state #green

mnn.com 21 Jul '11, 1am

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How The GOP Wants To Force Women To Bear More Children | Care2 Causes

How The GOP Wants To Force Women To Bear More C...

care2.com 10 Jul '11, 9am

In a new assault on the war on women, Planned Parenthood clinics in New Hampshire are no longer able to offer birth contro...

Half of Americans Who Get Govt Aid Say They Don't | Care2 Causes

Half of Americans Who Get Govt Aid Say They Don...

care2.com 11 Jul '11, 12am

Half of Americans who receive government aid in the form of social services believe that they have not “used a government ...

Actress Kristin Davis Breaks Down Over Conditions in Somalia | Care2 Causes

Actress Kristin Davis Breaks Down Over Conditio...

care2.com 12 Jul '11, 9pm

Actress Kristin Davis, best known for her role as Charlotte on HBO’s Sex and the City , broke down in tears on live TV whi...