Act Now to Stop American Horses from Being Slaughtered in the U.S. and Abroad

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Originally Posted: 12 September 2011

Act Now to Stop American Horses from Being Slaughtered in the U.S. and Abroad

[Ed. Note: YES, contact your Senators again! The horse slaughter profiteers have been at work convincing Representatives and Senators that horse slaughter is necessary to "save horses from starving to death because of problems with the economy"! Really... ]

FROM Animal Welfare Institute (AWI)

ACTION

Tell your Senators to VOTE YES on S. 1176, to support the end of horse slaughter in the U.S...AND end the shipment of U.S. horses to be slaughtered abroad.

Sign an online petition:
http://capwiz.com/compassionindex/issues/alert/?alertid=50698776

And/or better yet, make direct contact:

Contact your U.S. Senators

INFORMATION / TALKING POINTS

Congressional Legislation
American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act of 2011 (S. 1176)
Bill # S.1176

Original Sponsor:
Mary Landrieu (D-LA)

Cosponsor Total: 25
(last sponsor added 07/22/2011)
5 Republicans
18 Democrats
2 Independents

About This Legislation:
American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act of 2011 will end the slaughter of American horses here and, most urgently, will stop these horses from being exported abroad for slaughter. The sponsors, who have long championed the cause, have the bipartisan support of 14 colleagues who are co-sponsoring the bill.


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