27 Jun '11, 9am

Congresswoman Betty McCollum Brings Back NASCAR Money Ban | Care2 ...: The new appropriations bill would force a...

Congresswoman Betty McCollum Brings Back NASCAR Money Ban | Care2 ...: The new appropriations bill would force a...

The last time Congresswoman Betty McCollum attempted to ban federal funds to NASCAR, she started getting death threats via fax . So why on earth would the Minnesota Democrat want to try to revive that failed bill? Maybe because if the federal government is going to cut aid to the poor under the guise of budget duress, they should come up with some frivolous funding to cut, too. Via The Hill , Rep. McCollum stated, “The House recently ‘voted to eliminate funding for homeless veterans, slash community health centers serving low-income families and pass a fiscal year 2011 budget that would force 800,000 Americans to lose their jobs. Yet taxpayer-funded sponsorship of NASCAR racing teams was protected. I find this absurd.” But as much as constituents seemed to get unreasonable riled up about the idea of not funding racing, the military is fighting the ban on sponsoring the eve...

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triplepundit.com 28 Jun '11, 9am

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San Francisco to Ban All Pet Sales?

San Francisco to Ban All Pet Sales?

care2.com 28 Jun '11, 2pm

Some time ago the San Francisco board of supervisors considered a ban on the sale of some kinds of pets –mainly dogs, cats...

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UK Unanimously Votes For Circus Ban | Care2 Causes

UK Unanimously Votes For Circus Ban | Care2 Causes

care2.com 24 Jun '11, 7pm

More than 50 British lawmakers from all the major parties voted unanimously for a complete ban on the use of wild animals ...