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Entries by Michael Markarian from 09/2009

Send Us Your Bill

| Posted 09.01.2009 | Green

The Humane Society Legislative Fund has launched its first-ever "There Oughta Be a Law" contest, and we're asking animal lovers like you to submit your concept for a federal animal protection bill.

A Double Whammy for Animal Shelters

| Posted 09.15.2009 | Green

Most people wouldn't imagine living in an area with no school, no hospital, no police, no road maintenance, or no trash collection. An animal shelter, too, is a community institution, and shouldn't be allowed to go under.

Women Lawmakers are Top Dogs on Animal Welfare

| Posted 09.18.2009 | Politics

You might say that female legislators are more likely to stand up for the underdogs, so it's no surprise that there's a gender gap on animal protection, with women more likely to be involved in animal advocacy.

Animal All-Star

| Posted 09.23.2009 | Politics

14-year-old Ben Byrom has volunteered for groups like Animal Acres and the Animal Protection and Rescue League, and has contacted local politicians to help the seal pups and their mothers of La Jolla.