Tag Archives: animal rights in Iowa

Advocating For Those With Four Paws

Mindi Callison-Long created Bailing out Benji, an organization devoted to putting an end to puppy mills through educational outreach, advocacy and rescue, in 2011 when she was 21 years old. She recently made a trip to Washington, D.C. with animal … Continue reading

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Iowans Meet To Learn How To Strengthen Iowa’s Animal Welfare Laws

The Coralville Public Library room was standing room only as local citizens braved a fresh snowfall and cold temps to learn what can be done to help Iowa’s puppy mill dogs and more. Iowa ranks 49th in animal welfare laws. … Continue reading

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How To Lobby For Animals – Upcoming Local Events

The Humane Society of the United States invites members and supporters to join your Iowa state director and the Iowa Federation of Humane Societies to discuss current issues and get practical tips on how you can effectively advocate for Iowa’s … Continue reading

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ALEC Behind Iowa’s Ag-Gag Law

ALEC is behind ag-gag and virtually every other horrifying law currently being passed in states around the country including Iowa –  from union-busting and  teacher lay-offs to voter ID and anti-abortion laws.   Remember that Governor-for-life Terry Branstad is a … Continue reading

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