• Petitioning President Barack Obama

This petition will be delivered to:

President of the United States of America
President Barack Obama

Ban Gestation Crates in The United States!

    1. Collin J
    2. Petition by

      Collin J

      Whitman, MA

Hi Im Collin! =)

   I am a 14 year old (soon to be 15) with one mission, to stop the use of gestation crates in the United States. [More will be added shortly]

Feel free to Contact the White House and bring up this issue at:

Phone Numbers

Comments: 202-456-1111

Switchboard: 202-456-1414

Address

The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20500

Email

http://www.whitehouse.gov/contact/submit-questions-and-comments

 

Recent signatures

    News

    1. Reached 2,000 signatures
    2. Edits in Petition

      Collin J
      Petition Organizer

      OK. So when this petition started it was to stop Seaboard foods because of their use of inhumane ways of pig farming. It soon became a petition to stop the use of gestation crates in pig farming. Now i want to change it in hopes of banning Gestation Crates all together in The United States and then other countries globally. As we make this transition I ask that you all come along with me and don't give up on the fight to help all the innocent animals that are tortured everyday. I hope we can get more signatures while not losing any of our existing signers interest in this topic.
      ~Collin =)

    3. Reached 1,500 signatures
    4. Its Printed!

      Collin J
      Petition Organizer

      https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/?ui=2&ik=5e66c21787&view=att&th=13c551ce1d59030d&attid=0.1&disp=inline&safe=1&zw
      Its Printed all 22 Pages of it! Its going to be put in a envelope and sent off tomorrow morning! Thank you all for 663 Signatures!
      ~Collin

    5. 3 Days!

      Collin J
      Petition Organizer

      The day is coming and it will be here in the blink of an eye. So I have the letter to president Obama written but I am waiting till the last minute to print out the signatures so I can get the most resent list of signature to the president. I am also going to be emailing the White House so I can send them the link to the petition so they can view it them self. Also I ask all of you to go to the website and get information off their and read older news post to know exactly what we are doing. Thanks for the support.......And Keep up the good work!
      ~Collin

    6. The Website!

      Collin J
      Petition Organizer

      Hey everyone the new site look for Call-in Day is up! I added everything you need to know about Call-in Day 2013 there. Go there and tell me what you think! http://stopseaboard.wix.com/stopseaboard
      Thank for all the support!
      ~Collin

    7. 10 Day Countdown!

      Collin J
      Petition Organizer

      So the 10 day countdown to Call-in Day is here! (January 21, 2013) Dont forget the website will be taking on a new look from January 12, 2013 - January 22, 2013! Also follow us on Twitter! @StopSeaboard these are two main ways to get information as soon as it happens and the easiest way to get to a larger group of people from all over. There is no NEW information about Call-in Day 2013 but pay attention to the website up 9AM USA Eastern Time January 12, 2013 to be able to review all the information...Thanks for all the support and please get us as many signatures as possible and post it on social medias and get us out there! Thanks for everything!
      ~Collin

    8. UPDATE

      Collin J
      Petition Organizer

      Good Morning United States! Good Afternoon London! Goodnight Ekaterinburg! Good (Tomorrow) Morning Australia! So I came home from school to see we got about a good 14 new supporters from all around the world! We are making excellent progress and I just wanted to tell you all we are gonna` make Seaboard scared! With a 17 page signature packet and letter sent to the president and about 600 people posting about it and tweeting about it they will be praying this never happened! Also for Call-in Day we will use a hashtag for twitter... "CID2013" and I made it short so you can write your longest tweet getting the word out! You don`t have to use it but I wanna see how many people we can get! Thank you all for being the voice for the voiceless and keep it up this isn`t my petition its OUR petition!
      ~Collin

    9. And We Are Back!

      Collin J
      Petition Organizer

      I hope everyone had a super amazingly awesome holiday season. And a Happy New Year at That! But back to business, Seaboard Foods still hasnt stop so we didnt either... Call-in day is coming! 15 days! So please review what we are doing so that we can make a large impact! With a current total of 547 I think we can do a lot better! So get out and spread the word...Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Gifboom, Blog, Whatever you have post it and get the word out! Even start a chain text message! Whatever you can do is always appreciated! Thanks for all your hard work and ill get back to you all very shortly!
      ~Collin

    10. May all the New Angels be Home

      Collin J
      Petition Organizer

      As im sure you all know last week at Sandy Hook Elementary School a shooting took place and took 20 childrens lives and 8 adults. I want to make this public that I am praying for you and I want you all to know that I pray for you as these 28 new angels go back to heaven. I wish all these families the best of luck and peace of mind in this tragic time. Please keep these beautiful angels in your hearts and take a moment to think of them. And show your loved ones that your love is true because you never know how long we all have.
      ~Collin

    11. Extra! Extra!, Extra! Extra!

      Collin J
      Petition Organizer

      Officially on January 21, 2013 we have our Call-in Day! So here is what we are going to do:
      1. Email Seaboard Foods
      2. Call Seaboard Foods
      3. On January 20, 2013 I`m sending the printed out so far 14 page signature page and a letter telling President Obama what is going on!
      4. On January 21, 2013 send an Email to President Obama
      5. Post on Twitter, Facebook, and my other social networks
      6. A video will be posted to tell the world what is going on!
      7. I want all of you to do it to!
      To give me more ideas on how to multiply our impact please feel free to write to me on my change.org account, or on my website http://collinmatson99.wix.com/stopseaboard
      January 22, 2013 thought we were done? Nope we are just getting started we are NOT stopping until we stop Seaboard Foods.
      ~Collin

    12. 39 Days, 5 Hours, 24 Minutes

      Collin J
      Petition Organizer

      Call-in Day is coming! Get up and get us heard if possible it would be amazing to get up to 1000 signatures by January 2, 2013. So get up and out!
      ~Collin

    13. 59 Days, 4 Hours, 36 Minutes

      Collin J
      Petition Organizer

      1 day down and the countdown continues! Get the word out and help Stop Seaboard! Also visit our website and Twitter!
      Thanks for your support.
      ~Collin

    14. 60 Days, 9 Hours, 29 Minutes

      Collin J
      Petition Organizer

      Let the Countdown Begin! Call-in Day is coming so get up and get your friends to sign! Thanks for the support!
      ~Collin

    15. Website & Twitter!

      Collin J
      Petition Organizer

      Keep Posted here for more info about Seaboard and Call-in Day 2013!
      http://stopseaboard.wix.com/stopseaboard
      & @StopSeaboard

    16. Website!

      Collin J
      Petition Organizer

      Its Official we have a website! http://stopseaboard.wix.com/stopseaboard and follow us on Twitter @StopSeaboard. Plus Stay here and on the website for the countdown to Call-in day.
      ~Collin

    17. Reached 500 signatures
    18. Call in Day 2013!

      Collin J
      Petition Organizer

      Monday January 21, 2013 - Martin Luther King Day - As he paraded the streets, gave inspirational speeches, and fought for what he believe in. Martin was a inspiration to many and helped shape not only the United States but many other countries to be what they are today. Although he wasnt able to see it in his lifetime Martin`s courage and bravery led him to a victory for the African Americans across the nation and many around the globe. So this day I have arranged our call in day, just as Dr. King we will stand up for what we believe in and tell Seaboard that what they are doing is wrong! I need as many of you as possible to call, email, send a letter, do whatever it takes to make Seaboard STOP.But to expand our empire of activist we need to get out and tell as many people possible to sign the petition and contact Seaboard.The odds will be in our favor if there is 1,000 vs. 10.So Tweet about it, blog about it, Facebook it, Email it, Do whatever it takes to get our voice heard!
      ~Collin

    19. Dear Activist:

      Collin J
      Petition Organizer

      Today I got a response from the Humane Society the makers of the video above. I asked about Seaboard Foods and got a saddening response, Seaboard Foods is continuing to abuse the pigs. This is not only wrong but is amazing how this is allowed. Stick with us and hang on, your support is well needed. Remember call in day is Monday January 21, 2013 and that IS Martin Luther King Day! More information will be posted tomorrow!
      Thanks for your amazing support,
      ~Collin

    20. Congrats!

      Collin J
      Petition Organizer

      Although we didn`t get Seaboard to listen. =( From yesterday morning to this morning (11/15/2012-11/16/2012) We have gotten the highest number of signers on this petition in less than 24 hours! A total of 75! Also making us have 10 pages on the printable version of the signatures! Keep up the good work and get the word out! P.S. Stick around for the call in day on Monday January 21, 2013!
      ~Collin

    21. This Look Familiar? This is our "Friends" at Seaboard Foods!

      Collin J
      Petition Organizer
      Prairie Fresh Pork : Meat, Seafood & Poultry - Walmart.com

      Shop for Prairie Fresh Pork : Meat, Seafood & Poultry - Walmart.com. Buy products such as Prairie Fresh Prime Boneless Pork Tenderloin at Walmart and save.

    22. Whos number 354?

      Collin J
      Petition Organizer

      Well it has improved slightly and we got more signatures but.... Keep it up get more people I need enough people to get Seaboard Foods to listen!
      P.S.
      Call (800) 262-7907
      Seaboard Foods
      9000 W. 67th Street
      Suite 200
      Shawnee Mission, KS 66202 (contact them and tell them how you feel!)
      ~Collin

    23. 349... And Counting

      Collin J
      Petition Organizer

      Keep up the good work! And get the word out!! =)
      ~Collin

    24. Update:

      Collin J
      Petition Organizer

      1:00 PM 315 signers from 287 last night! Keep it up.
      ~Collin

    25. 6 hours later...

      Collin J
      Petition Organizer

      I just got home from a 6 hour school day and OH MY GOSH! Thank you to all of you im now at 259 from 182 this morning! Keep up the work and tell Seaboard Foods how you feel with the info below!
      Call (800) 262-7907
      Seaboard Foods
      9000 W. 67th Street
      Suite 200
      Shawnee Mission, KS 66202
      ~Collin

    Supporters

    Reasons for signing

    • Kim Traverse WINNETKA, CA
      • 1 day ago

      It is horrifying that these pigs suffer they way they do, we do not need to treat them so bad. We are better than this and we need to show that Americans care about animals

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    • Jesse Morris TEMPE, AZ
      • 26 days ago

      I feel animals should be treated as good as people before they are slaughtered humanely.

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    • dylan hurt OLATHE, KS
      • about 1 month ago

      How is the practices found in factory farms not only legal but protected by our government? this is not the country I wish to live in.

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    • Brittney Hedin BROKEN ARROW, OK
      • about 1 month ago

      This is so cruel to the animals

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    • Zaaron Williams AVONDALE, AZ
      • 2 months ago

      This practice is disgusting

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