Monday, March 9, 2009
URGENT ALERT! ILLINOIS LEGISLATORS TRYING TO OVERTURN HORSE SLAUGHTER BAN IN THEIR STATE! ACTION NEEDED NOW!
John Conyers and Shelley Abrams (AAHS)
Shelley Abrams of Americans Against Horse Slaughter spent some time with Congressman John Conyers, the sponsor of HR 503 when he was in Philadelphia on Friday night.
Congressman Conyers assured Shelley that, although there are many issues facing our country right now, he remains committed to passing this legislation and ending the slaughter of our horses. Conyers went on to say that while he can't accept any kind of animal cruelty, "horses are special" and they need our help.
Congressman Conyers also said to convey his appreciation to members of AAHS and to all other groups and individuals who are working tirelessly to make this happen.
Dear Members of Americans Against Horse Slaughter,
We have witnessed the numerous pro slaughter state resolutions/legislation popping up every day. Although these are very important issues that demand our attention, we must keep our eye on the ball and stay focused on getting the Federal Legislation HR503 passed.
That said, there is a VERY IMPORTANT STATE ISSUE that is time sensitive and demands our united effort.
Illinois Legislators are trying to overturn the current law that outlaws horse slaughter in their state. Although this is a state issue, if Illinois succeeds, it would be a HUGE blow to our campaign.
Please click on the following alert for instructions to help defeat the IL bill H.B.583 and then continue on to help us gain support for the Federal Legislation HR503.
Thanks again for all of your support.
Americans Against Horse Slaughter
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