29 Feb '12, 5am

Support a Trapping Ban in Minnesota | Care2 Causes

Support a Trapping Ban in Minnesota | Care2 Causes

A number of pet deaths in recent weeks have spurred more controversy over the use of body grip traps that are used to kill animals including raccoons and bobcats in Minnesota. At least six dogs have been killed in traps since this fall and it is believed that at least 25 have been killed in the last two years. A bill was recently introduced by Senator Chuck Wiger, who believes other deaths have gone unreported, that would still allow trapping, but require that traps of all sizes be placed at least 5 feet off the ground or completely submerged under water if they’re used to trap muskrats. The bill, which is also being supported by Representative John Ward is being opposed by most trappers who are, of course, arguing that such placement of body traps off of the ground would make them ineffective. “There’s absolutely no way we’ll please everyone,” said Dennis Simon, Departmen...

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Pack of Dogs Rescues Two More | Care2 Causes

Pack of Dogs Rescues Two More | Care2 Causes

care2.com 28 Feb '12, 7am

Written by Paula Ford of North Carolina It has been almost two years since I received an email plea for help with six dogs...

Utah Afraid License Plates Honoring Martin Luther King May Support Abortion | Care2 Causes

Utah Afraid License Plates Honoring Martin Luth...

care2.com 01 Mar '12, 11am

Usually when it comes to controversies over license plates and choice issues, the instigating factor are “Choose Life” pla...

Take Action: Stop Fur Trapping In Nevada | Care2 Causes

Take Action: Stop Fur Trapping In Nevada | Care...

care2.com 20 Feb '12, 9pm

Since the shocking video last month of a dog being urged to lunge at a helpless bobcat caught in a trap by a member of a N...

United Arab Emirates To Ban Disposable Plastics | Care2 Causes

United Arab Emirates To Ban Disposable Plastics...

care2.com 24 Feb '12, 11am

The United Arab Emirates has moved forward a ban on all disposable plastic products, except those made from oxo-biodegrada...

Rick Santorum Says the Darndest Things | Care2 Causes

Rick Santorum Says the Darndest Things | Care2 ...

care2.com 27 Feb '12, 4am

Written by Richard Schiffman , Common Dreams If a recent poll is accurate, Rick Santorum is now the top dog of the Republi...

The Future of Water | Care2 Causes

The Future of Water | Care2 Causes

care2.com 09 Mar '12, 7pm

“If the wars of this century were fought over oil, the wars of the next century will be fought over water — unless we chan...

Nine Pets It's Illegal To Own In California (Sl...

care2.com 02 Mar '12, 5am

@Julia and Kimberlee--provide evidence that ferrets have been a menace to American agriculture. I assure you, will not fin...

Agent Orange Still Used In the U.S. | Care2 Causes

Agent Orange Still Used In the U.S. | Care2 Causes

care2.com 03 Mar '12, 11am

Agent Orange, or 2,4-D (2,4-dichlorophenoxy acetic acid), used as a defoliant during the Vietnam War, is nasty. It is link...

Uganda Once Again Revives 'Kill The Gays' Bill ...

care2.com 26 Feb '12, 6am

In a move that will likely surprise no one, lawmakers in Uganda have once again introduced the Anti-Homosexuality Bill of ...

Church Bans Girl Scouts | Care2 Causes

Church Bans Girl Scouts | Care2 Causes

care2.com 23 Feb '12, 7am

Earlier this week Indiana Republican Bob Morris refused to sign a resolution celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Girl...

Krewe of Muses Inspires After Autistic Girl Bullied | Care2 Causes

Krewe of Muses Inspires After Autistic Girl Bul...

care2.com 26 Feb '12, 1am

11-year-old Emily Mueller loves the Krewe of Muses and the Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans and had been counting down the...

Would You Use Compost To Power Your Car? | Care2 Causes

Would You Use Compost To Power Your Car? | Care...

care2.com 05 Mar '12, 1am

According to the EPA, 33 million tons of food was thrown away in 2010. Food waste now represents the single largest compon...

Live Bait Okay to Kill Idaho Wolves | Care2 Causes

Live Bait Okay to Kill Idaho Wolves | Care2 Causes

care2.com 25 Feb '12, 5am

Idaho State Senator Jeff Siddoway introduced bill S1305 into the statehouse this week. The bill will allow slaughter of wo...

Support a Bill to Help Chained Dogs in Massachu...

care2.com 12 Mar '12, 6pm

May I also add that number ONE, before getting ANY animal, take into cnsideration your living situation and what animal is...