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Drop GoDaddy as a sponsor due to animal cruelty.

Last year, GoDaddy CEO Bob Parsons went on an African Elephant safari and shot and killed a wild female elephant, and videotaped himself doing so (http://articles.businessinsider.com/2011-03-31/tech/30093900_1_elephant-villagers-swarm)(Warning: The video is VERY graphic - do not open with children or faint-hearted nearby). He claimed he did so to help a local village, but experts say that the $40,000 that he spent on this cruel hunting trip would have helped and fed the village much, much more than his killing one female elephant.

Native wild elephant populations are dwindling all over the world due to climate change, encroachment of human habitation, and hunters like Mr. Parsons. It is estimated that by the turn of the next century, without change, they may be all but extinct.

Danica Patrick is an American auto racing driver, model and advertising spokeswoman. She is the most successful woman in the history of American open-wheel racing, being the only woman to win in the IndyCar Series as well as holding the highest finish by a woman at the Indianapolis 500 of 3rd place. She competed in the series from 2005 to 2011, and inspired thousands of young women to reach for heights that previously were reserved for men. She currently competes in the NASCAR Nationwide Series, and is the primary celebrity spokesperson for GoDaddy.com, Mr. Parson's company. Call on Danica Patrick to renounce Parson's actions and drop GoDaddy as a sponsor of her team and organization for the love of all animals.

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  • Danica Patrick, Celebrity Spokesperson for GoDaddy.com


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