HB 140 (The Petland Bill):
THIS BILL WAS DEFEATED IN 2017 BUT IT WILL BE BACK THIS YEAR!
FEDERAL: CONTACT your federal lawmakers on the PAST (Prevent All Soring Tactics) Act which closes the loopholes that have allowed the cruel and painful practice of Horse Soring to continue despite the fact that soring is illegal.
Contact Senator David Perdue, member of the Agriculture Committee and ask him to take a leading position on the PAST Act when it is introduced in the Senate. Remind him that there are many GA organizations that have endorsed this bill.
Click here to see the PAST ACT FACT SHEET AND ENDORSEMENT LETTER HERE.
Senator David Perdue Contact info:
Atlanta Phone: (404) 865-0087 DC Phone: (202) 224-3521
Click here to send him an email
PAST Act, HR 1847 is already in House of Representatives and has 278 Co-Sponsors including four from GA!
If you are represented by: Sanford Bishop, Hank Johnson, John Lewis, or David Scott, please contact them to say THANK YOU!
If you are represented by one of the other 10 Representatives from GA, please contact him/her and ask them to become a co-sponsor of the PAST Act.
Note that on the attached endorsement sheet that there are many GA organizations represented. Let’s get the PAST Act passed, and put an end to this painful practice.
CLICK HERE to Find your Federal Officials
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