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Animal protection poised for big wins in new U.S. Congress

This session, the Congressional Animal Protection Caucus has an even more ambitious agenda. With more than 130 members of Congress, our caucus is committed to passing legislation that combats animal cruelty.

REPS. BUCHANAN & BLUMENAUER: ‘While there are many issues that divide Democrats and Republicans, one that strongly unites us is protecting helpless animals from severe cruelty and torture. Animal protection is a cause that enjoys broad support from Americans of all political affiliations. From Sarasota, Fla., to Portland, Ore., animal lovers have something to be excited about as the 2019-20 session of Congress is shaping up to be a productive time for animal welfare and wildlife conservation efforts.

We will build upon the success of the last Congress, which passed legislation to end dog fighting in U.S. territories, banned the slaughter of dogs and cats for human consumption and helped survivors of domestic violence keep their pets. This session, the Congressional Animal Protection Caucus has an even more ambitious agenda. With more than 130 members of Congress, our caucus is committed to passing legislation that combats animal cruelty, ends painful experimentation on animals and permanently bans the slaughter of American horses for human consumption. We ask our colleagues in Congress to join us  –  and millions of Americans – in supporting the following bipartisan reforms’. SOURCE…

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