Happy Birthday Barbaro!
Let's honor your special day by taking the immediate action that is crucial. Let's celebrate by making these phone lines light up brightly!
The Humane Society of The United States posted an urgent request this morning:
"Today is the National Call-In Day for Horses, in honor of
Barbaro's birthday! Time is running out for Congress to pass the
American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act (H.R. 503/S. 311) to end the transport to slaughter of American horses to Mexico and Canada.
"Let's light up the phones on Capitol Hill to send the message
loud and clear that we want a permanent ban on horse slaughter now.
Here's How To Help!
"When you call, you will speak to a staff member who will pass
your message along to your legislator. Remember to be polite and professional, and leave your name and address so it is clear
that you are a constituent.
You can say:
"Hello, my name is [your name] and I'm calling from [your town]
to urge [legislator's name] to co-sponsor the American Horse
Slaughter Prevention Act, H.R. 503/S. 311, to end the transport
to slaughter of American horses. We must end this cruel practice once and for all. Thank you."
"2. We are tracking the impact of your calls, so click here: Let us know you called your legislators:
"3. Finally, please tell all of your friends and family to call today and throughout this week.
"Your calls have made a difference in the past, so please make
the call today. Together, we can stop horse slaughter.
President & CEO
The Humane Society of the United States"
Additionally, call Senator Craig (who is presently blocking S.311). Politely relay this message to his aide, "
“We ask that Senator Craig allow Bill S. 311, the American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act, to move forward.”
Senator Craig: 202-224-2752
Toll-Free #'s: 800-828-0498 - - 800-828-1887 - - 800-614-2803
Your support is appreciated so much. Barbaro and all the horses thank you!