Come on Advocates, this is one message that needs to be spread around to anyone that you know or who you have met. If Wild Horse Annie did with school children writing letters to Congress we can SURELY do with the high tech tools that we have at hand. Make a difference, hit the buttons below and spread the word for the sake of the horses and burros.
Join the National Call in Day on October 19! Call Speaker Pelosi at (202) 225-0100 or her San Francisco office, (415) 556-4862, on Tuesday, October 19 and ask her to schedule a vote NOW on H.R. 503!
On the up side, the U.S. Senate last night gave unanimous approval to legislation to crack down on animal crush videos—the vile depictions of staged scenes in which scantily clad women maim and torture animals for the sexual gratification of viewers. I’ve written about it several times before, and the first reaction of any decent person is shock that anyone could possibly be so cruel to participate in making or watching this perversion. All good people are rightly outraged and disgusted by the idea of someone torturing and killing animals just for the sexual titillation of others. The bill, pushed by Sens. Jon Kyl, R. Ariz., Jeff Merkley, D. Ore., and Richard Burr, R. N.C., must now go back to the House, and we hope that chamber approves it in rapid fashion.
Members of the U.S. Congress return home for the month of August to meet with constituents and hold town hall meetings so they can better understand what is happening in their districts. This is a key time for you to take direct action on the important animal protection bills currently before Congress. AWI is constantly advocating for these issues in Washington, D.C., and you often ask us what you can do in addition to writing letters and calling your legislators.
Update by Laura Allen of the Animal Law Coalition Brutal Horse Slaughter is NOT on the Missouri Menu Update May 14, 2010: Missouri’s 2010 legislative session has ended. Some say that’s a good thing for animals. The pro horse slaughter provisions, originally, H.B. 1747, buried in S.B. 795, were removed […]
REP. JAMES VIEBROCK BURIED HIS PRO-HORSE SLAUGHTER BILL in S.B. 795 which means there is unlikely to be a public hearing on the bill in the Senate. He now does not have to answer to the public for his bill promoting horse slaughter.
WASHINGTON. (Laudrieu) – U.S. Senator Mary , D-La., today joined the call for a better federal plan for the treatment of wild horses and an end to the Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) unnecessary wild horse roundups.
by Steven Long, editor of Horseback Magazine The United States Senate has passed a tough new bill that orders the Bureau of Land Management to institute a new plan for its management of wild horses. The legislation was introduced by Sen. Mary Landrieu (D), La. “Sen. Landrieu continued […]
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