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18 July 1999 Issue

Urgent - House Votes to Stop Steeljaw Leghold Traps in National Wildlife Refuges

Last Wednesday, July 14th, the U.S. House voted to stop federal funding for commercial and recreational trapping with steel-jawed leghold traps on National Wildlife Refuges. This is good news, but we need to call or email our senators right away and urge them to vote on a similar bill which comes before them early this week.

Tell your Senators to support the Torricelli Amendment to the Senate Interior Appropriations Bill, to stop federal funding for steel-jawed leghold traps on National Wildlife Refuges.

Please call your Senators at 202-224-3121 or find their email address by going to this page...
U.S. Senate: Senators by State
http://www.senate.gov/senators/senator_by_state.cfm

To find out more information on this matter and for pointers on what to say in your email or call, please go to this page...
House of Representatives Passes Amendment to Stop Funding of Steel-Jawed Leghold Traps on National Wildlife Refuges
http://www.fund.org/alerts/nwr-trap.html

This information is from the Fund for Animals.

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