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Archive for January 21, 2013

Cat Spay, almost free

Cat Spay, almost free

  Cat Owners should “Beat the Heat” Before Spring with Fort Collins Cat Rescue & Spay/Neuter Clinic’s Spay Promotion FORT COLLINS, Colo. – Jan. 21, 2013 – Warmer weather may still be months away, but Fort Collins Cat Rescue & Spay/Neuter Clinic wants you to  “beat the heat” by spaying your cat in advance of her heat cycle and preventing unwanted litters from being born this spring. Animal shelters commonly refer to spring time as “kitten season” because ... Full Story

League of Women Voters Essay Contest

League of Women Voters Essay Contest

    League Honors Young Voter for February Youth Voter Month LARIMER COUNTY— February is Youth Voter Month and on Feb. 1, 2013, the League of Women Voters of Larimer County launches the annual ideas contest for high school students in Thompson and Poudre school districts. Any high school age student can enter by writing a simple thought or up to 300 words about "Why I Look Forward to Voting." Thoughts are not limited to either local, state or federal issues. For the ... Full Story

NRA lies about school guards

Thousands of people in the United States die from gunshots every year. They are all tragedies, but some more than others. The ready availability of guns, the increasing ease of concealed carry and laws that shield people from prosecution when they shoot someone, all contribute to this national shame. Perhaps it is just my opinion that the killing of 26 innocent people at an elementary school is shameful, the NRA does not seem agree with me. When people carry or have access to guns, they are ... Full Story

Update: Boulder policemen charged in elk shooting

Update: Boulder policemen charged in elk shooting

  Boulder officers arrested, accused of plotting 'trophy' kill of Mapleton elk Internal probe continues, could lead to termination             In Defense of Animals released this announcement this afternoon (January 18, 3013)       In Defense Of Animals Applauds Boulder District Attorney For Charging Elk Killers IDA also offers $1,500 for a permanent memorial for slain elk Boulder, Colo. (January ... Full Story

Can We Have Sane Gun Control?

Can We Have Sane Gun Control?

Yes, We Can Have Sane Gun Control Without Trampling Gun Owners' Rights   The NRA is a problem for sane gun enthusiasts. By Joshua Holland, AtlerNet, December 14, 2012  | Editor's note: a version of this piece originally ran after the Minnesota Sikh Temple shootings in August. The United States is not the only country to experience the horrors of mass shootings. We are, however, the only society in which a serious discussion of tighter gun controls doesn't follow incidents ... Full Story

The Christian Right’s Failed Prophecies

The Christian Right’s Failed Prophecies

  Notable (and Hilarious) Examples of the Christian Right's Failed Prophecies   The people who claim to be the conduits of God's will are scam artists. By Adam Lee, AlterNet, January 21, 2013  | The Christian right in America, like all organized religions, claims to have a correct and exclusive understanding of God's will. To hear them tell it, the almighty creator of the universe has strong opinions about corporate tax rates, firearm ownership and what consenting ... Full Story

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