Queensland Group for Animal Rights Warning: The above contains graphic images................."Animals of the world exist for their own reason. They were not made for humans, anymore than black people were made for whites or women for men..................Alice Walker................."Animals are not ours to eat, wear, experiment on or use for entertainment.' ................ Ingrid E Newkirk [PETA]..................."We have enslaved the rest of animal creation and have treated our distant cousins in fur and feathers so badly that beyond doubt, if they were to formulate a religion, they would depict the Devil in human form." ................William Ralph Inge......................"Look Deep Into The Eyes Of Any Animal, & Then For A moment, Trade Places, Their Life Becomes As Precious As Yours & You Become As Vulnerable As They. Now Smile If You Believe All Animals Deserve Our Respect & Our Protection, For In Alot Of Ways, THEY ARE US, & WE ARE THEM." '.' "The Soul Is The Same In All Living Creatures, Although The Body Of Each Is Different."...........................The best way to help these animals is to stop supporting industries that regard animals as food machines instead of as living beings with feelings, wants, and needs................I am in favour of animal rights as well as human rights, that is the way of a whole human being.............Lincoln.................The greatness of a nation and it's moral progress can be judged by the way it treats it's animals......... M Gandhi...........

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   If we love our non human companions, why not extend this to all non human animals. They feel, love their young and their lives are just as precious to them, as ours is to us. Act now, Go to  PETA.org

If you live in Australia, please go to the
Senators of Australian Government  ,
Senators List of Email addresses ,
Australian Labour Party Shadow Ministers,  
Ministers for the Australian Liberal Party,
Australian Government Online Directory
to find the particular Government official
and department.
In Australia, the
Department of Agriculture
has animal welfare contact emails

In Australia - Parliamentary contacts for Queensland 
House of Representatives Contact List


Please consider mailing hard copies of your letters (instead of/or in addition to e-mail) because many people report that recipients take hard copy letters more seriously. 

Due to the past Anthrax scares in the USA, when writing the President of the United States and Members of Congress, it is best to FAX your letters and follow-up with a phone call to their local or Washington, D.C. office.

Each letter counts. Never doubt this :)

Animals used for Food:

Korea Government to legalise dog meat - Dogs are strung up by back legs, beaten to death to increase adrenaline for belief it improves male virility. Cats are boiled alive as juices are seen as great health tonics. Write to South Korean government asking them to ban dog and cat meat.
Letter urging an immediate ban on Cruel Live Sheep Export and mulesing -
Read more on international effort to Boycott Australian Wool
Ban Foie Gras - Brutal Force Feeding of Ducks & Geese 
Request to Church, Civic Group, etc to not Celebrate Events with Chicken Dinners, Pig Roasts, etc.
Request to Restaurants to offer Vegan/Vegetarian Food Options

Animals used for Research:

Boycott Vivisection 
Urge UMW to cease taser experiments on pigs
Covance Cruelty.com

Petition Proctor & Gamble Animal Cruelty
Petition to ban primate torture laboratory
Boycott Charity - General
Boycott Products - General
Boycott Products - Cosmetics/Household
Dissection (in schools)
Huntington Life Sciences
March of Dimes
Pound Seizure
Trachael Intubation Exercises on Animals
Animals used for Premarin

Animals used for Clothing:

Click here to view video
Brutal Seal Slaughter for Fur

Animals used for 'Sport':
Donkey Basketball
Greyhound Racing
Horse Racing
Rodeo (long)
Rodeo (short)
Rodeo - request to local government to ban rodeos

Wildlife Animal Abuse:
Whales - Urge Korea via Virtual March - Greenpeace

Domestic Animal Abuse: 
Over and over again young boys and adults WITH A HISTORY OF ANIMAL ABUSE AND torture are murdering children and adults in this nationís schools, churches and work places.  We must once again write and educate lawmakers, officials and community leaders on the animal-human violence connection.  Most people, while well-intentioned, only act when the health and safety of their children and fellow humans are adversely affected.  Letís make them aware of the animal-human violence connection, loud and clear.

Animal Abuse
Animal Abuse (alternate letter)
Animal Abuse - The Need for Human Education
Animal Abuse (with attachment of casefiles of animal abusers/killers progressing to crimes against humans)
Breeding - Companion Animals
Breeding - Companion Animals (alternate letter)
Feral Cat Colonies
Gas Chambers used for Euthanasia of Homeless Animals
Pound Seizure

Animals used for Entertainment:
Butterfly Releases
Carriage Horses
Chimps (used in movies,tv)
Circus - General (long)
Circus - (short)
Circus - Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers
Circus - Ringling Brothers
Circus - Roberts Brothers
Circus - Royal Hanneford
Dolphins (swim-with-dolphins program)
Dolphins (exhibits)
Elephants (used for performing acts/tricks)
Events - General (fairs,amusement parks,etc.)
Petting Zoos
Traveling Animal Acts

The time is right to circulate petitions in your city to ban circuses and traveling animal shows. DOWNLOAD A PETITION HERE  For tips on writing effective petitions, click here.

Are you involved in community events or corporate sponsorship programs? If your town is planning to have a circus that features animals, please inform your local government officials about the cruelties performing animals have to endure, and provide them with a list of alternative circuses that feature human performers.  Some top non-animal circuses are: 

Cirque du Soleil, 1217 Notre-Dame St., East; Montreal, Quebec H2L 2R3; 
(514) 722-2324 

Circus Chimera, 222 E. Jefferson St.; PO Box 842; Hugo, OK 74743; 
(580) 326-4999 

Cirque Ingenieux, 10430 Scenario Lane; Los Angeles, CA 90077;  (310) 474-4556

XENOTRANSPLANTAION or "Harvesting" Animals for Blood and Organs:

"Xenotransplantation" or the use of animals as "blood & organ harvesting machines" is far from safe and may be the means of introducing deadly new viral diseases into the human population, for which there are no known cures.  It is speculated by the scientific community that the AIDS HIV virus was introduced by human contact with tissue and plasma from a Rhesus monkey used by animal experimenters several years ago.  While the HIV virus had no effect on a Rhesus monkey's health, it caused deadly effects when introduced to a human host.  Xenotransplantation could unleash other potentially deadly effects upon human health; not to mention the cruelty involved in breeding and imprisoning intelligent, emotional beings to "harvest" their body parts and blood.

WHAT CAN YOU DO? If  you live in the USA:
1.) Call 1-800-SAY-AAVS, or visit their web site at:
http://www.aavs.org  to learn about the Campaign for Responsible Transplantation.
2.) Begin a dialog with 2 or 3 colleagues who may not yet realize the consequences of Xenotransplantation.
3.) Send a letter to your Congresspersons.  You can locate your 2 U.S. Senators' and 1 U.S. Representatives' contact information at:
http://www.congress.org  DOWNLOAD A SAMPLE LETTER HERE.

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You can also browse a more complete list of Letters and Issues at: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/AnimalAdvocacy/messages 
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 NOTE:  Due to the past Anthrax scares, when writing letters to President of the United States and Members of Congress, it is best to FAX your letters and follow-up with a phone call to their local or Washington, D.C. office

Animal factories are one more sign of the extent to which
our technological capacities have advanced faster than our ethics...
We make free species extinct and domestic species into biomachines.

 We build cruelty into our diet. -- J. Mason
The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged
by the way its animals are treated. -- Mohandas Gandhi
The love for all living creatures is the most noble 
attribute of man. -- Charles Darwin

If you couldn't bear electric shocks, the clamps that break legs, the cramped cage with no room to move......neither can they......... don't buy cruelty....... go vegan.

If we love our non human companions, why not extend this to all non human animals. They feel, love their young and their lives are just as precious to them, as ours is to us. Visit PETA.org

Lets have respect for life ............. ban vivisection


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