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Farm Animal Welfare Congressional Hearing
Note: this was forwarded from a friend, and so I don’t know the original source.
On Thursday, June 29, 2006, The Congressional Friends of Animals Caucus is hosting a hearing to discuss the wider scope of farmed animal welfare. This is a significant event – probably the first time there has ever been a Congressional hearing on the broad scope of farm animal welfare. Speakers include Gene Bauston (Farm Sanctuary), Cathy Liss (Animal Welfare Institute), and Wayne Pacelle (The Humane Society of the United States).
It is critically important that we show support for this effort through attendance. An empty room will convey the message to Congress and the media that the issue lacks public interest and support.
Date: Thursday, June 29, 2006
Place: Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2203 (located on Independence Ave., SE in between First and S. Capitol Sts.) in Washington, DC
Time: 1:30 p.m.
What you can do:
- Attend if possible;
- Circulate this alert to your friends, family, and co-workers in the DC area asking them to attend;
- Further circulate this to others outside the DC area asking them to alert anyone they know in the DC area.
Thank you for helping us generate a large turnout to demonstrate to Congress and the media that farmed animal issues deserve to be on the political agenda.