stand your ground
Petition to Donald Trump, Jerry Brown, Animal lovers, Goats, rabbits, chickens, cattle, swine, Calpirg , Devin Nunes
Repeal SB27 CALIFORNIA antibiotics
Sb27 places a HUGE financial burden onto small farm owners. Goats, sheep and chickens are harder animals for a vet to diagnose or treat. Without proper access to medications, our animals will suffer, or die! These same medications are used by rabbit breeders to support healthy animals that become ill with things a VET could never treat. The breeders specifically know their animals and deserve to humanly treat them without huge costs of a vet. Many sheep and goat owners need quick access to penicillin to treat a range of deadly diseases, such as Listeriosis, infections from animal attacks or fights, and pneumonia. Simple treatments will cost the average small breeder an extra 4,200 per farm with only 30 goats and a farm of 70 will be 7,000. I am speaking up. I created this petition after loosing my goat to Circling Disease, which is deadly with out immediate penicillin treatments around the clock. There are to many flaws in this bill for the small farms located across California.
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Campaign to Repeal Florida's “STAND YOUR GROUND” Law, Black Lives Matter Alliance Broward
In 2005, Florida became the first state in the nation to pass a “Stand Your Ground” law. In 2012, George Zimmerman shot and murdered 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Florida. The jury’s shocking "not guilty" verdict, highly influenced by Florida’s new law, brought the murder of Trayvon Martin and the racial injustices of Stand Your Ground laws around the country to national attention. Since then, studies have shown that Stand Your Ground increases inequalities and endangers citizens by intensifying racial & gender inequality and increasing homicide rates. Female defendants are twice as likely to be convicted as male defendants, and white defendants using Stand Your Ground are more likely to be acquitted than black defendants. Data shows approximately 250 Floridians are killed each year due to SYG laws. That’s 1 person every 35 hours. Florida’s Stand Your Ground law is among the worst in the country because it not only allows individuals to use deadly force in public places like supermarkets, hospitals, and even schools, it also provides unprecedented legal immunity from civil lawsuits. And unlike any other self-defense law on the books, the burden of proof is on the prosecution rather than the defendant. Let’s be clear, Stand Your Ground isn’t about keeping our streets safe and repealing it isn’t about gun control. Repealing Stand Your Ground is about saving hundreds of Floridians’ lives every year, and protecting our most vulnerable citizens. We call upon our lawmakers to stand up for our diverse Florida communities and put an end to the injustice of Stand Your Ground.If you would like to view our position paper please visit position.repealstandyourgroundfl.org.