Let’s assume that the petition before you is legitimate. Let’s also assume that the target is in a position to act on the matter. Further, that the target will be moved by a petition.
All major assumptions. But even if those assumptions are accurate, don’t sign the petition!
Shoot them an email. Better still, shoot them a snail mail.
If a petition is worth signing, it is worth your time to shoot them a serious communication.
Many of us animal activists spend quite a bit of time signing and promoting petitions.
Unfortunately, most of our efforts in that regard are a total waste of time and energy, and take away time from actually helping animals or working on productive campaigns.
Remember that a lot of petitions are created for the sole purpose of gaining email addresses and other information on animal activists. Sometimes this is done by worthy organizations for…
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