Angelina Jolie wrote an op-ed in the NY Times about getting a preventive double mastectomy. She did this because she tested positive as a carrier of the BRCA gene. If one tests positive for this genetic mutation, one has up to a 65% lifetime risk of getting breast cancer. If one tests positive
The rare Mexican Gray Wolf, a sub-species of the gray wolf, with a distinct DNA, is becoming extinct with only 59 wolves in the wild. As stewards of all living creatures, we cannot stand by and let this extinction happen before our very eyes.
Cats and dogs are facing an overpopulation crisis. If it breaks your heart that 11,000 dogs and cats die in the U.S. every day because there are simply not enough homes for them, then this pledge is for you. By signing FiXiT’s pledge to fight animal overpopulation you are not only pledging to
As the world's leading producer of platinum and one of the top gold producers, South Africa has become the richest nation in Africa in recent years. Still, the country has over a 25% unemployment rate. Protests against shortages of housing, electricity, running water, as well as poor education and
Joseph Kony is one of the world's worst war criminals and I support the international effort to arrest him, disarm the LRA and bring the child soldiers home.