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Give Faith Good's Monk Parakeet, Gizmo, back to her.
  • Petitioning Tom Corbett

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governor of pennsylvania
Tom Corbett

Give Faith Good's Monk Parakeet, Gizmo, back to her.

    1. Sheilah Jensen Wight
    2. Petition by

      Sheilah Jensen Wight

      Crownsville, MD

1. It was illegal search and seizure of her private property without a warrant.
2. She has had Gizmo for over 26 years, since before the law which outlawed ownership of Monk Parakeets went into effect, therefore it is grandfathered that she should be allowed to keep her pet.
3. The bird has never escaped into the wild, is very unlikely to, and therefore poses no threat to the environment.
4. Monk parakeets only live 20-30 years, this bird is already 26 years old and should be allowed to live out the remainder of it's life in the home that it has always known, and where he is loved and well cared for.
5. As it is only one bird, it cannot breed, therefore, even if he escaped somehow, it would not be a threat to the environment.
6. It is WRONG to take a beloved pet from it's owner, where it is well cared for. This causes pain to both Gizmo and Faith, for absolutely NO GOOD REASON.

Faith Good is currently suing the state of Pennsylvania to get Gizmo back.  Let's help her!!  Spread the word, and sign & share on FB!  This woman and her dearly loved bird deserve to be together!  This is a travesty.  With all of the bad things in the world, one little bird and his owner should not be singled out for torment by the state of Pensylvania.  Faith lives in Youngwood, PA.  Come on, let's help to right this wrong!

Here are links to the story:

http://triblive.com/news/westmoreland/4661152-74/bird-gizmo-monk#axzz2egVwIKC9

http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Pa-woman-sues-for-parakeet-seized-under-game-laws-4801040.php

http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/weird/Parakeet-Game-Laws-Seizure-223141781.html

 

To:
Tom Corbett, governor of pennsylvania
Give Faith Good's Monk Parakeet, Gizmo, back to her.
She owned this bird before the law went into effect, therefore, her ownership rights should be grandfathered. It was illegal search and seizure. This bird is 26 years old and no threat to anyone or the environment. This is wrong, please give her bird back to her.

Sincerely,
[Your name]

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    • Alice Carp ABERTILLERY, UNITED KINGDOM
      • about 1 month ago

      As a bird lover and individual there is no need to take this bird from his owner when he was purchased before the law came into place he has been with his owner for 26 years the effect that you have had on both this poor bird and his owner is disgusting this bird will now be distressed and pinning for his beloved owner give him back immediately! This law is an ass you should review the cases individually.

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    • Shirley Frias Saenz SALIDA, CO
      • 4 months ago

      A companion bird is a member of your family!ive her her family member MONK PARAKEET back to her.

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    • fiona whittaker REDDITCH, UNITED KINGDOM
      • 4 months ago

      a mistake has been made.. please give the bird back, thankyou.

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    • Kevin Anderson TUCSON, AZ
      • 4 months ago

      Illegal search and seizure for any reason is against the Constitution of the United States of America.

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    • Guadalupe Cameron DIXON, CA
      • 4 months ago

      OMG!! this is terrible ...the bird is very old and probably will live maybe another 3 to 5 yrs more..!! Not to mention the heartache the owner must be feeling ...it's not just a bird , it's her family !!! I'ts not like if she was breeding her pet parakeet , which she has had well long before they became illegal to own.. IT'S HER FAMILY , as a woman of 63 myself I certainly can relate.. Please return her family pet back ASP !!

      lupe cameron 3/11/2014

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