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Support H.R. 3359, the Traveling Exotic Animal Protection Act

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Originally Posted: October 7, 2012

Support H.R. 3359, the Traveling Exotic Animal Protection Act

[Ed. Note: Read Cole Bros. Circus Elephant Transport Truck Crashes (October 2012) and Cole Brothers Circus Pays $15,000 to Settle Abuse Lawsuit (May 2012]

FROM Break the Chain

ACTION

Ask your Representative in Congress to support and co-sponsor the Traveling Exotic Animal Protection Act (H.R. 3359), a landmark federal bill that aims to protect elephants, tigers, bears and other wild animals from being forced to perform in traveling circuses.

If you're contacted them before, DO IT AGAIN! Keep the pressure on.

Sign an online petition (copy/paste URL into your browser):
http://www.congressweb.com/cweb2/index.cfm/siteid/BreakTheChain/action/TakeAction
Contact/lettergroupid/5

And/or better yet, make direct contact:

Find and contact your U.S. Senators
http://www.senate.gov/
 
Find and contact your U.S. Representative
http://www.house.gov/ 

INFORMATION / TALKING POINTS

Animals in the circus have not been asked to be there. They are stolen from the wild, babies ripped from their mothers and beaten into submission to perform. Elephants live a majority of their lives in chains. Tigers are crammed in into tiny cages for months on end. This atrocity must end now and we are putting a stop to it. But we can’t succeed without you!

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Thank you for everything you do for animals!