Vote to Win Better Rights for AnimalsPosted by Stephen Wells, ALDF's Executive Director on January 27, 2010
Change.org has launched their Ideas for Change in America 2010? competition, and your vote is needed to win better rights for animals!
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 top 10 most popular ideas will be announced at an event in Washington, D.C. in March and presented to relevant officials in the Obama Administration.
To vote, simply click on the "Vote Now!" box next to our idea "Provide Legal Protections for Animals Through the Animal Bill of Rights." Round 1 of voting ends February 18th, so please vote today.
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!