IDA has just learned SB 1520 the bill to ban foie gras is
in a desperate state! Their office is overwhelmed by phone calls against
it, and they are hardly hearing anything in favor of it.
We desperately need YOUR help to ensure that this humane
legislation is enacted.
Please contact Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and urge him
to sign SB 1520 into law!
The Honorable Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger
State Capitol Building
Sacramento, CA 95814
Tel.: (916) 445-2841
Fax: (916) 445-4633
Online comment form: http://www.govmail.ca.gov
For more information about foie gras, including video
footage and photos from APRL's investigation, please visit
Dear Governor Schwarzenegger,
I am writing to ask that you pass bill SB 1520 into law. This bill would
outlaw the animal cruelty of foie gras production.
To produce foie gras (a duck liver appetizer), ducks are
pumped full of huge amounts of food for weeks with large metal pipes in
order to enlarge their livers. This causes tremendous pain and suffering
to the birds, and the birds are literally on the verge of organ rupture in
the days before they are sent to slaughter (many die from this and other
We cannot allow this horrific industry to continue in our
beautiful state. This is an issue of animal torture, and it cannot be
tolerated by any civilized society.
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