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#1222472 - 01/29/12 12:17 AM Please Help me Stop the Exotic ban!!!
acook1021 Offline
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Registered: 02/16/10
Posts: 163
Loc: Nashville, TN
I know i do not post very often, I hope and pray that this wonderful community can help.

A ban has started in about 10 states right now to ban exotic animals. Some states are more strict than others, but basically when the bans pass they can add animals at any time to the ban. If we stop them in their tracks we can stop them from adding additional animals in the future, and taking away our rights.

Right now they are focusing on Primates and Reptiles. All the literature states dogs cause more injury to the American people then responsible ownership of exotic animals (sugar gliders included). Please take the time to sign the petition and stop our rights from being taken away!!
I also included the current bill proposal numbers for anyone who would like to see them- like I said there are about 10 states right now with different versions. I just included TN.

Tennessee has SB3892 (senate bill) and HB3487 (house bill)

https://wwws.whitehouse.gov/petitions/!/petition/stop-ban-exotic-animals-primates/yBRxg4RF
https://wwws.whitehouse.gov/petitions/!/petition/stop-ban-exotic-animals-primates/yBRxg4RF
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#1222475 - 01/29/12 12:18 AM Re: Please Help me Stop the Exotic ban!!! [Re: acook1021]
acook1021 Offline
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Registered: 02/16/10
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Loc: Nashville, TN
Sorry here is the hyperlink to the petition

Exotic Petition


Edited by acook1021 (01/29/12 12:19 AM)
Edit Reason: make hyperlink
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#1222477 - 01/29/12 12:20 AM Re: Please Help me Stop the Exotic ban!!! [Re: acook1021]
acook1021 Offline
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Registered: 02/16/10
Posts: 163
Loc: Nashville, TN
Please everyone help me !!! I need you to call 2 people Monday morning!!! I do not care what state you are in. I need you to call: senator Marrero (615) 741-9128 tell her you are opposed to the primate ban!!!! House rep. Sontany (615) 741-6861. Please help me!!!!! Please!!!!
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#1222484 - 01/29/12 12:28 AM Re: Please Help me Stop the Exotic ban!!! [Re: acook1021]
Cora Offline
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Registered: 04/16/05
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You got it Sara!
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#1222497 - 01/29/12 12:40 AM Re: Please Help me Stop the Exotic ban!!! [Re: acook1021]
SecretSquirrel Offline
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Registered: 12/12/11
Posts: 193
Loc: Kentucky
I'm signing for the same reason I'm signing the reptile one. I'm thinking of our country as less than a democracy as more and more of our "freedoms" are stripped away. SOPA, PIPA, guns, pet bans... What's next!? The right to breath?
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#1222498 - 01/29/12 12:40 AM Re: Please Help me Stop the Exotic ban!!! [Re: acook1021]
AliceDoll Offline
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Registered: 06/30/11
Posts: 355
Loc: TN
I've signed it and I'm calling tomorrow!
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#1222499 - 01/29/12 12:41 AM Re: Please Help me Stop the Exotic ban!!! [Re: SecretSquirrel]
AliceDoll Offline
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Registered: 06/30/11
Posts: 355
Loc: TN
Originally Posted By: SecretSquirrel
I'm signing for the same reason I'm signing the reptile one. I'm thinking of our country as less than a democracy as more and more of our "freedoms" are stripped away. SOPA, PIPA, guns, pet bans... What's next!? The right to breath?


No kidding. frown I feel the same way.
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#1222500 - 01/29/12 12:41 AM Re: Please Help me Stop the Exotic ban!!! [Re: acook1021]
SecretSquirrel Offline
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Registered: 12/12/11
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Loc: Kentucky
Ugh. Naturally the sight would be suddenly under-going maintenance.
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#1222504 - 01/29/12 01:02 AM Re: Please Help me Stop the Exotic ban!!! [Re: acook1021]
SecretSquirrel Offline
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Registered: 12/12/11
Posts: 193
Loc: Kentucky
Signed and I'll be placing a couple of calls tomorrow as well. Sorry about so many comments on your post.
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#1222534 - 01/29/12 08:33 AM Re: Please Help me Stop the Exotic ban!!! [Re: acook1021]
Feather Online   gc/lgc
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Registered: 01/19/08
Posts: 11940
Loc: Wisconsin
Write letters too.

I am working on an exotics ban here in Middleton, WI. As soon as it is signed into an actual ordinance I will know if I am successful.

But as of today sugar gliders have been exempted from the ban. They are primarily focusing on primates, poisonous snakes and any snakes over 10 feet.

I started by just writing an informative email about sugar gliders as pets and sent it to all the members of the ordinance and licensing board.
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#1222551 - 01/29/12 10:00 AM Re: Please Help me Stop the Exotic ban!!! [Re: acook1021]
LalaPetush Offline
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Registered: 12/18/11
Posts: 1061
Loc: Ohio
Ofcoarse their website is under construction.
I will sign when its back up.
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