Let Obama Know that You Support Basic Legal Protections for Animals

Posted by April Nockleby, ALDF's Online Content Manager on March 5, 2010

We have entered the final round of voting for the Ideas for Change in America 2010‏ competition on Change.org and ALDF’s Animal Bill of Rights is currently in the top 10! Help us keep up the momentum by voting today!

The top 10 most popular ideas will be announced at an event in Washington, D.C. later in March and presented to relevant officials in the Obama Administration. Let Obama know that you support basic legal protections for animals by voting for the Animal Bill of Rights on Change.org!

In America, animals are still considered "property" according to the law – in most cases, no different than a table or chair. Through the Animal Bill of Rights, the Animal Legal Defense Fund is working to show Congress a groundswell of support for legislation that protects animals and recognizes that, like all sentient beings, animals are entitled to basic legal rights in our society.

The final round of voting ends on March 12 so please vote today.

To vote, simply click on the "Vote Now!" box next to our idea "Provide Legal Protections for Animals Through the Animal Bill of Rights."

If you are not already a Change.org member & signed in, you will be prompted to submit your name and email address. Please make sure to check your email’s inbox for a message from Change.org to confirm your address and then vote!

For those of you on Facebook and Twitter, after you’ve voted on Change.org, please spread the word about the Animal Bill of Rights by clicking on the Facebook and Twitter icons under "Share this idea!"

Thank you for supporting better rights for animals and voting today!


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