Legislation

Hawaiian Anti-Ivory Bill

March 28, 20140 Comments

Recently Hawaii state government has been dealing with a bill to ban ivory trade in the state. Yesterday, the Economic Development and Business Committee of Hawaii unanimously passed the bill! However, the fight is not over. Tomorrow, March 28 the bill must pass in the Judiciary House, in order to move on to be voted […]

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URGENT ACTION: Email NY State Assembly Members Before Jan 16

URGENT ACTION: Email NY State Assembly Members Before Jan 16

January 8, 20140 Comments

The NY state assembly will meet on January 16 to discuss the ivory trade. Please email assembly members to tighten restrictions on ivory sales and move to ban. Below is an email you can send – or write your own!  Here are the email addresses of the committee members who will meet. To: Sweeney@assembly.state.ny.us, abinantit@assembly.state.ny.us, […]

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URGENT ACTION: PAWS California Action for 6/20/13 – Stop Elephant Rides at County Fair

June 17, 20130 Comments

Video: Have Trunk Will Travel Elephant Abuse. Video courtesy of Animal Defenders International, all footage is of Have Trunk Will Travel of Perris, CA. This action is from our friends at the Performing Animals Welfare Society (PAWS) in Grass Valley, urging the Nevada County Fair to stop offering elephant rides. Please send the Nevada County […]

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#SayNoToIvory! Let us be their voice, let us be loud and let us crowd source!

#SayNoToIvory! Let us be their voice, let us be loud and let us crowd source!

March 31, 20135 Comments

Let us be their voice, let us be loud and let us crowd source! Recent brutality against elephants A week or so ago in March 2013, 28 elephants were killed in Cameroon. Following this massacre, yet another unfolded near Chad, where 86 elephants were slaughtered, several amongst them pregnant mothers. The brutality marks the gruesome […]

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How to Address Your Local City Council

How to Address Your Local City Council

December 18, 20120 Comments

Sometimes it takes not just elected leaders, but regular people like you and me to make change. For example, if you want to stand up against Ringling Bros. Circus using cruel bull hooks on elephants in your city, or if you’d like to change the practices at your local zoo, make your thoughts known to your local […]

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Dear Secretary Hillary Clinton: Thank you. Love from the Elephants.

Dear Secretary Hillary Clinton: Thank you. Love from the Elephants.

September 13, 20120 Comments

The Honorable Ms. Hillary Clinton Secretary of State Dear Secretary Clinton: On behalf of all of us at JulietteSpeaks, we wish to thank you for your recent pledge, along with other world leaders at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit, to better combat illegal trafficking in wildlife. JulietteSpeaks’ mission is to rescue and protect elephants […]

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JulietteSpeaks Applauds Hillary Clinton for Combating Illegal Wildlife Trafficking

September 13, 20120 Comments

Once you have become aware of a dire situation, news about it seems to be everywhere. The sad truths about the killing, poaching, capture, abuse or exploitation of elephants is becoming more evident every day. The horror of the crush treatment of baby elephants, the killing of adults and the decimation of the population, they […]

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LA City Council Creates Elephant Awareness Day

LA City Council Creates Elephant Awareness Day

June 19, 20120 Comments

Los Angeles – June 19, 2012 – Solidifying its commitment to animal welfare, the Los Angeles City Council Tuesday approved the city’s first ever “Elephant Awareness Day.” The landmark resolution, authored by Councilman Tony Cardenas, declares August 3, 2012 as Elephant Awareness Day, helping to draw attention to these animals which are considered a threatened […]

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