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241. Senate Bill 10
Senate Bill 10 (with proposed amendments) would provide access to in-state tuition for bright and hardworking students who have often overcome substantial barriers to excel in their studies and graduate from high school.
To qualify for in-state tuiton, students would have to: Attend an Oregon High School for atleast three consecutive years; Graduate from an Oregon High School; Show that they are beginning a process to gain residency; and Be accepted into an Oregon Public University.
Petition to design the widening of Highway 24-27 in the town of Red Cross, North Caroina from the proposed 4 lane highway with a median to a 5 lane highway with curb and guttering.
243. Legalize Ferrets
This is my first petition to get ferrets legalized in california.
Paul And Elliot's Ferret petition.
This petition is for the domesticated ferret to be legalized in the state of California. Please feel free to sign and also get some friends to sign too. We will need all the signatures we can get. If ferrets are to get legalized all ferrets must be vaccinated, neutered and have their booster shot. All ferrets will be treated like any other pets.
This petition has been created to inform the world of the sensless acts often committed by men. Oscar Stephen III has successfully taken a precious member of my family. In retribution of that act, my family and I desire to ensure he gets the maximum penalty allowed by the State of Texas. Murderers must know that while they may be forgiven for such crimes, it does not exonerate them from serving the required amount of time regardless of good behavior.
245. SAVE ROYAL RANDWICK
To the Honourable the Speaker and Members of the Legislative Assembly of New South Wales.
The Petition of residents of New South Wales brings to the attention of the House:
the proposed sale of approximately 1.6 hectares of State Transit Authority land at 67a Alison Road, Randwick by way of public tender;
the heritage and conservation significance of the site;
the increased traffic congestion and transport dangers if the site is sold and developed;
our objection to the proposed sale of the land to developers; and
our support for the retention of the land as "open space" to be managed and utilised by the Australian Jockey Club for and on behalf of the community.
Texas House Bill 1324 introduced by Rep. Betty Brown (R-Kaufman) has passed the House vote and, if passed in the Texas Senate, will make legal the slaughter of horses for human consumption in foreign countries.
There are two slaughterhouses in Texas: The Beltex in Fort Worth is owned by a Belgium company and the Dallas Crown in Kaufman, by a French company. All profits from horse slaughter in Texas go to those companies.
In 2002 over 42,000 healthy horses were inhumanely transported and inhumanely killed to provided *delicacies* abroad.
Texans have not only a long and rich history with horses but continue to enjoy a working, recreational, and caring relationship with horses.
How can we, in this great state, allow such irresponsible, unethical, immoral treatment of a creature who has provided us with immeasurable benefits.
Do we as human beings owe our anumals such treatment. What in the world are our legislators thinking!
Please join us on May 9 in Austin to protest the signing of this bill into law.
Please sign this petition to present to State Senator Steve Ogden by May 5, 2003 to protest this despicable bill.
The New York State Rent laws were weakened in 1997, giving landlords loopholes and incentives to destroy affordable housing across the state (and particularly in NYC)at an unprecedented rate. It is estimated that there will be no rent-regulated apartments in NYC (read: affordable to all but the upper-middle class, no tenants' rights whatsoever) within 10-15 years under the current Rent Laws. The laws come up for renewal this June. If they are not strengthened NY State residents will continue to be displaced, evicted and face higher rents, living at the mercy of the Reals Estate market. Housing is a human right. Please tell the NY State Government that New York City and State should remain an economically diverse place that puts people before profits!
248. Adult at 18 in Idaho
Let Idaho be a leader in the promotion of rights and privileges of all adults in our State. With our nation at war, it brings to mind that the brave men and woman of Idaho can make the decision to put their lives on the line for the sake of the nation; it only makes sense that they can also make the decision to have a cold beer.
If one is old enough to vote for the person that ultimately decides the fates of not only the State, but of this great nation, that same person deserves to make a personal choice regarding whether or not they wish to consume a glass of chardonnay. If a person is liable for choices they make regarding laws and can be held as a "responsible adult" at the age of eighteen, then that person should have the same privilege of deciding if they would like to toast the bride at a wedding, or the newest addition to his or her own family with a glass of champagne. This is a privilege that would not only benefit the men and women of Idaho that fall under the current drinking age; it would also benefit the businesses of Idaho.
To allow the monument to the Confederate soldiers that fought in the Port Hudson, Louisiana campaign in the summer of 1863 to be erected in a place of honor on the grounds of the Port Hudson, La. State Historic Site.
250. Airboats-Noise Bill
We at Hartline Airboats and all other airboaters think this bill is unfair and unruly for just the airboaters. You are taking away our rights as airboaters. This is a way of life for a lot of people around Florida. This Noise ordinance will shut down all of the state rescue boaters.
Pa State board of Education has no control over the school system. Most teachers in our schools do not even need to be certified.
This Petition is Going to be sent to Our State Legislator. The purpose of this petition is to get the state to stop this TAKS Testing for our Elementary Students.
California still has one of the highest teen birth rates in the nation. This results in serious implications for the teens, tax payers, their children and the community. 22% of teens giving birth in California had given birth previously. Up to 80% of parenting and pregnant teens drop out of high schooland aquire less skills to be self-sufficient. The majority of teen parents depend on welfare. Unemployment rates are high for teen parents. Medical complications, due to their age, and poor prenatal care are contributing to the high cost of our health care system.
Billions of dollars in State and Federal money is spent on teen pregnancy related issues.
We the undersigned believe that we as students in Windsor should not have to go to school on Martin Luther King, Jr. day. We are a disgrace to society because we have to go to school on this special day. Not only is this day celebrating someone important to history's Birth but it is also giving him praise for what he has accomplished in this country. Without him we probably would still be segregated. Without the "I have a dream
" speech we would not have become a free country like we have. We, and two other schools in the state of Colorado are the only schools not out for this special day. By signing below we are showing that we strongly disagree with the School Board for not allowing us to get this day off.
One thousand people die each each year from car accidents caused by people distracted on cell phones. Outlawing the use of handheld cell phones while driving would greatly reduce this number. THis law has already been passed in New York, so it would be wonderful if North Carolina could be the next state to pass such a law.
To legalize the use of marijuana in the state of Massachusetts.
Killing With Kindness Campaign.
Dogs and cats that are taken to the pound in hopes of finding a new home are more likely to end up being put to death in a gas chamber, a cruel and outdated method of killing. Our shelter uses carbon monoxide poisoning as the primary method of destroying animals. The other more humane killing method, a sodium pentobarbital injection, is reserved for animals too sick, too young, too pregnant, or too injured to be effectively destroyed in the gas chamber. Less than 1% of the humane society shelters in the nation use this cruel and out-dated method and California, Florida, and Tennessee have prohibited its use on companion animals all together. Why then is it the main killing method at the Craven/Pamlico Animal Services Center in Craven County?
As long as it is deemed necessary to kill these unfortunate animals, the very least we can do is provide them with a more gentle way of dying. In an act of compassion, Pals for Paws is launching a "Killing With Kindness" campaign to stop the inhumane killing.
The fact that this is a horrific death and that these animals die in fear is well documented. When multiple animals are placed in a chamber at the same time and are gassed together, they injure themselves and each other in their terror. A crescendo of their mournful wails can be heard for up to 45 seconds. The last few moments of their lives are spent in a desperate attempt to get away from the deadly gas. After the allotted time, what is left is a pile of dead animals covered in feces and urine whose carcasses are then removed to provide space for the next batch.
A method of killing by lethal injection is much kinder to the animal. This takes two people. One person holds the animal while the other gently slips a needle into a vein. The collapse of the animal is almost instantaneous as the syringe is emptied. The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the American Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) recommend an injection of sodium pentobarbital as the preferred method of euthanasia. When performed properly, this has been found to be the most humane, safest, least stressful and most rapid method of euthanasia of dogs and cats without causing fear and distress in the animals.
The "Killing With Kindness" campaign is a grassroots campaign being conducted by animal welfare and animal rights groups through out the nation and sponsored locally by Pals for Paws. This is your campaign-the taxpayers-for it is your taxes that fund the local shelter and your voice that can effect a change in the existing system. Whether this campaign lives or dies, whether companion animals die cruelly or compassionately will depend on your involvement.
We hope that every animal related individual or group in the area will support and participate with us in our efforts to urge our shelter to purge the use of the gas chamber as so many others in the country have done. We have prepared a petition to present to our local and state legislatures to make a federal law a reality to stop this method of killing. We hope that this campaign will set an example of how people can come together for the animals in our care. Please add your voice to ours by signing our petition and please promote and support every animal adoption resource so that we can put an end to the killing. Our shelter is killing over 5,000 animals a year. Sadly, most of these animals were healthy and would have made wonderful pets.
There is no health care benefit coverage for women who suffer from issues related to infertility. Only testing of infertility is allowed, there is no coverage for treatment of such.
Hi everyone. How's everyone doing? Anyone sitting there having a cigarette rite now? Well, I am, as its my right to do so. I am writing to you today to talk about a law that I am trying to get passed in Maine. Maine is the ONLY State that does not allow their prisoners to smoke while incarcerated, and I feel this is unfair. These (some innocent) prisoners have been taken into the state's custody and expected to just be able to STOP SMOKING, COLD TURKEY. And they wonder why there's violence in the jails.
Quitting smoking suddenly and not with any quit smoking aids, can take its toll on a person, tempers become short, the craving becomes high. I know I have tried to quit smoking and it is very difficult, especially if your FORCED into it. I feel the inmates should be allowed to go out side at rec and have a cigarette or two while out there. If they institution does not want the inmates to have control of the pack of cigarettes, they then (the guards) can hand them out as they go out to rec. The inmates are only allowed to go to rec once a day, so its not like they would be going out all the time for a cigarette, just during the break. The guards all go outside on the property when its not allowed, so why can't the inmates take their rec time to do so? If we can get enough signatures together then we can get this law passed. As I said, MAINE is the only state that does not allow the inmates to smoke. How would you feel if it was you??? As it could be someday. Not ALL the inmates are guilty as charged, some ARE innocent. Lets all get together to help these people make the best of their situation.
PLEASE sign this petition so I may submit it.
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More than 40,000 California residents are working to help preserve and protect our trails, paths, highways, coastal areas and parks from the blight of discarded litter! © California Adults: Plant one free packet of California Poppy seeds.
April 6, 2003 is 100th Anniversary of State Flower.
Since tourism is the number one economic resource of the state of Arizona, just as is for the state of Hawaii. I think we should have the same type of resident cost reduction for golf. In the winter when the weather is great, we have to pay the same outrageous rates as the winter visitors, upto four times the summer rate at some courses. Like Hawaii, all a player would have to do to get the lower rate would be to show his/her drivers license. No new costly forms to fill out.
The Virginia Department of Corrections (VDOC) refuses to recognise the religious rights of Rastafarians. They define Rastafari as "Gang-Activity", and have implemented a Grooming Policy (DOP #864) which forbids the growing of Dreadlocks and beards (Precepts) and forces Rastas to break their religious vows.
Rastas who refused to comply and break their religious vows are being punished by being placed insolitary confinement (where they remain after almost 3 years), denied visits, and given harsh and cruel physical and mental punishments.
This is in direct violation of the 1st and 14th Amendment of the US Constitution, Article 1 of the Virginia State Constitution, and also the RLUIP Act of 2000, and should therefore be stopped immediately.
This petition is to break diplomatic relations with Germany. Germany is threatening Polish and other citizens with compulsory military service in their home countries with method implicit.
This petition is to the United States
Congress to introduce the law enforcing
all state and federal employees to periodic DNA testing.
A petition to abolish the Death Penalty in the U.S.
Please abolish the Death Penalty in the U.S. We are supposed to be a land of forgiveness and freedom. What ever happened to the morals in our Great country? The Bible states, "Thou shall not kill." I can not find where it says ,except for government. We can not, and will not stand for the State sanctioned murder of anymore human beings.
Please find the compassion in your heart and souls to put an end to the heartbreak and suffering of all the families and friends of the victims on both sides.
This is for CSUMB students only. It's a student interest petition to start a new club on campus. :-)
This is a petition to USA Congress do not engage in conventional war against Iraq. In case of the estimate of real nuclear threat use nuclear weapons.
The only purpose of this war whould be to protect communist forces in
Eastern Europe for liability of slave labour in their military forces.
If Iraq is considered a symbolic state under Russian orders to weaken the US economy and creating a real threat of nuclear attack against the US then the US should order nuclear attack against targets otherwise suspected of carring
or producing nuclear weapons under Moscow control. Do not use lives of US solders against technology.
Texas courts are defining requirement of the DNA Law to mean that applicant must prove that exculpatory results will absolutely prove that they are innocent. It is impossible to reach the level of proof required by the courts. Lives are at stake. Tell the people who worked so hard to pass the law, how it is being applied.
It seems that sex offenders, of children, in the state of California are set off far too easily. There are numerous violent acts against children in our state that could of been prevented (ex. Samantha Runion). Far too many times a violent sex offender against children is set free, only to committ another far more serious crime against a child.
It is our belief that any released sex offender against children 14yrs or younger, convicted of a second charge of the same nature should automatically receive a LIFE OR DEATH sentence for the charge.
The internet is a very powerful tool that can be used to reach many people. Unfortunately, when you reach many people, you reach an audience commonly found to have a herd mentality. This is so for any age group, however, teenagers often have this mentality augmented by a poor self-image of themselves. There are sites out there that are less of a support group, and more of a feeding frenzy of the triggers that make people fall into this idea that they should starve themselves. This only works hand in hand with the media saying that these models with lower-than-healthy BMI's are the epitome of beauty.
My point is this. Though we can't control the media, we can try and make it so that there are restrictions at the front pages of these pro-ana sites. Making it an offense similar tas with a pornography site stating that minors should not enter into the site any further without knowingly risking state level prosecutions. I have seen genuinly supportful pro-ana sites. But even still the line between these two types is almost as thin as the pictures of women shown there. If State and Federal Laws are passed making it illegal for minors to view the pictures deemed inappropriate or harmful, we will be treating just like every other offensive, unhealthy or potentially harmful practice such smoking or drinking. This is the stance that the Pro-ana supporers take when speaking about the decisions they have made as adults. Provide young people with a means for support and expression, but have a commissioned group to decide if a site in question should be deemed inappropriate of minors. After all, you won't see AA host their meetings in a liqour store.