What if a judge handed down a verdict without viewing all the evidence?

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What if a judge handed down a verdict without viewing all the evidence?

Right now, many politicians are doing just that — deciding the fate of millions of animals while turning a blind eye to the cruelty that may await them in the live export trade. We urgently need your help to get this new evidence in their hands.

Live export is once again making headlines across the country for all the wrong reasons… We have uncovered harrowing footage — posted on YouTube — showing Australian animals being tortured and killed during the Festival of Sacrificein the Gaza Strip. When we alerted media, the live export industry swung back into damage control.

As an investigator, I’ve witnessed more cruelty than I care to admit — but ‘Gaza’ is the worst I have ever seen. Dozens of Australian bulls were…

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REPOSTED – Just Because I Want To: Orangutan Outreach Photo — What’s At Stake in Indonesia and Malaysia


The Standoff  Orangutan Outreach

(Photo Credit: Orangutan Outreach. Copyright 2012. All rights reserved. No use whatsoever without the explicit written permission from the copyright holder.)

I do some pro bono legal work for Orangutan Outreach, but I’ve also adopted an orphaned/displaced orangutan (or two) through this organization. They do some great work helping to “protect orangutans in their native habitat while providing care for orphaned and displaced orangutans until they can be returned to their natural environment. Orangutan Outreach seeks to raise and promote public awareness of orangutan conservation issues by collaborating with partner organizations around the world.”

Here’s a great photo that we just registered for copyright. It’s called, “The Standoff,” and it shows the gentle and sometimes humorous personalities of these precious animals, who also share some 97% of our own human DNA.

How can you look at this and do nothing about the palm oil scourge that is destroying so much of Indonesia…

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