we accept no money or donations (never have) and are completely
non-commercial in all that we do, our merely mentioning any non-profit
group that does accept charitable donations supposedly
constitutes commercial intent on our part (what a bizarre legal
twist!). Consequently, we've removed all such links on this site
to retain journalistic independence and a purely non-commercial
orientation based on this peculiar aspect of internet law.
We cannot even recommend books here, no matter how valuable and
even crucial they are, due to this circumstance. This is all the
more surprising given how many books we've donated at
our own cost to the locales in question where this issue has arisen
(about $500 worth). We can give these books away, we
just can't tell you what book it was that we gave away
(that would reveal, by some bizarre twist of legal theorizing,
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doesn't Shelter Reform accept money?
Shelter Reform will not divert resources away from the many
hard-working individuals and groups on the ground in Macon
and elsewhere who have been sacrificing for years to give
the animals in their areas a better life.