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17 January 1999 Issue

Spay/Neuter Stamp

PaLC's proposal for a U.S. commemorative stamp to urge the pet-owning public
to "Spay or Neuter--Save a Life" has passed the Citizens' Stamp Advisory
Committee and is now being considered by Postmaster General William
Henderson! Since PaLC launched its Pet Overpopulation STAMP OUT in
September 1997, the U.S. Postal Service has received THOUSANDS of letters
of support from humane groups, veterinary medical associations and colleges,
celebrities (Bob Barker; Betty White; Tony La Russa; Olympic triathlete Eric
Harr; author and founder of EARTH 2000, Danny Seo), philatelists, and animal-
lovers throughout the nation. (The Postmaster typically announces new
commemorative stamps in the fall of each year; the average print release is 80
MILLION.)

We're three-quarters of the way to reaching our goal! Now, more than ever
before, we need to keep the STAMP OUT's momentum high. Please direct your
requests for a SPAY/NEUTER stamp to:

William J. Henderson, Postmaster General
c/o Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee
United States Postal Service
475 L'Enfant Plaza, SW., Room 4474E
Washington, DC 20260-2437.

To receive a complimentary copy of PaLC's form letter and brochure, "Tips on
STAMPING OUT Pet Overpopulation," contact:

PaLC's Pet Overpopulation STAMP OUT
Hope C. Tarr, Project Coordinator
P.O. Box 16486
Alexandria, VA 22302
Telephone: 703-818-8009, mailbox #1
Email: pawunit@aol.com; Website: http://www.palc.org 

Articles on PaLC's Pet Overpopulation STAMP OUT have appeared in local
newspapers throughout the country as well as in national publications including
CAT FANCY Magazine (April 1998).

 

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