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Local Elections and Animal Cruelty

Guest blog by Karel Minor While it seems like the focus in the effort to combat animal cruelty would be at the State legislative level, local elections give animal advocates a chance to make a difference in this off year election. On Tuesday, November 7, Pennsylvanians can cast votes for offices which can have a […]

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Tis the Season…

Blog by Senator Roy Afflerbach, Ret. As we enter the holiday season there is no better time than this to make friends with public officials in preparation for their support of humane legislation in the new year.  Local municipal elections concluded in November and state and congressional legislative candidates are preparing for elections next year. […]

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Weekend Update: Get Out the Vote

Guest blog by Senator Roy Afflerbach, Ret. (Part four of a four part series) Earlier this year I wrote about becoming a candidate for local office as a means to advocate for the compassionate treatment of animals at the municipal level. Some of you who read those articles may have taken that step to place you name on […]

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Walk the Talk for Animals

Guest blog by Senator Roy Afflerbach, Ret. (Part three of a four part series) In two previous articles, I wrote about the value of becoming a candidate for local office as a means of gaining an official platform and position from which to advocate for the compassionate treatment of animals. If you have decided to take this step, […]

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