Animal
Rights
Online
Animal
Rights
Online

Newsletters
Animal Writes
sm
7 April 1999 Issue

House Anti-Cockfighting Bill

I am pleased to announce that a House companion to S. 345, the federal anti-
cockfighting legislation, has been introduced. It's H.R. 1275, introduced by
Representatives Collin Peterson (D-MN) and Joe Scarborough (R-FL). The
legislation closes a loophole in the Animal Welfare Act and bars any interstate
transport of fighting cocks.

This is not cosmetic legislation. There is major interstate movement of fighting
birds. The cockfighting industry is apoplectic about this legislation.

Please contact your two U.S. Senators in support of S. 345 and your U.S.
Representative in support of H.R. 1275. All legislators can be reached through
the Congressional switchboard at 202-224-3121.

Wayne Pacelle
The Humane Society of the United States
Humane Society of the U.S.
http://www.hsus.org/
Email: Waynepp@ix.netcom.com

The following website will help you to find your representatives:
The Electronic Activist
http://www.berkshire.net/~ifas/activist/index.html

Go on to Earth Island Institute & ALIVE Press Release
Return to 7 April 1999 Issue
Return to Newsletters

** Fair Use Notice**
This document may contain copyrighted material, use of which has not been specifically authorized by the copyright owners. I believe that this not-for-profit, educational use on the Web constitutes a fair use of the copyrighted material (as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law). If you wish to use this copyrighted material for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.

Home Page

Newsletters

Poetry

Quotations

Your comments and inquiries are welcome

This site is hosted and maintained by:
The Mary T. and Frank L. Hoffman Family Foundation
Thank you for visiting all-creatures.org.


Since date.gif (991 bytes)