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American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign

Hello Supporter,                October 3, 2011

Massachusetts Residents: Please Support Horse Slaughter Ban: Calls Needed & Attend Committee Hearing On Wednesday, October 5, 2011 in Boston

Massachusetts legislators are considering SB 655, which would ban equine slaughter for human consumption and the sale, purchase, transport, possession, delivery, receipt or export of equines for slaughter for human consumption.

Massachusetts residents are needed to call legislators and urge them to support this important bill. If you can, please attend the Committee hearing taking place on Wednesday, October 5, 2011, at which SB 655 will be considered.

We apologize for this late notice. However, it is important to get as many state residents as possible to make calls and attend the hearing. Remember, if you cannot attend, you can still help by contacting legislators. For more information click here.

WHEN: Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at 1 p.m.

WHERE: Statehouse at 24 Beacon Street, Boston, Room A-1

WHAT: Opportunity for public comment supporting proposed ban on horse slaughter.

For more information please visit the Animal Law Coalition website by clicking here and you can read the bill here.


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The American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC) is dedicated to preserving the American wild horse in viable free-roaming herds for generations to come, as part of our national heritage. Supported by a coalition of over 40 organizations, its grassroots campaign seeks:

    * A suspension of roundups in all but verifiable emergency situations while the entire BLM wild horse program undergoes objective and scientific review;
    * Higher Appropriate Management Levels (AML) for wild horses on those rangelands designated for them;
    * Implementation of in-the-wild management, which would keep wild horses on the range and save taxpayers millions of dollars annually by avoiding the mass removal and stockpiling wild horses in government holding facilities.


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