Nothing hurts a mother more than seeing her child suffer and not being able to provide relief. Every day, close to 1,000 pregnant and new moms and more than 8,000 infants younger than a month old will die, just like they do every single day. The sad fact is more than 7 million children die each year
Currently, there are more homeless children in the U.S. than at any other time since the Great Depression. Unfortunately, the stresses of homelessness often lead to anxiety, depression, poor sleep habits, and behavioral issues. 1.5 million American children go to sleep without a home each year.
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.
Canada's annual seal hunt is the largest slaughter of marine mammals on the planet. In 2010 the Canadian government allowed fishermen to club and shoot nearly 400,000 seals in the North Atlantic, almost all of them babies between one and three months old - just to earn a few extra bucks by selling
In 2009, PETA uncovered extensive abuse against the elephants of the Ringling Bros. circus and secretly taped it. The shocking video footage revealed that elephants were enduring beatings almost daily. These gentle mammals would be struck on the head, face, ears, trunk, and legs with bullhooks —