Tuesday, July 14, 2009


I got this letter today. I called. I hope you do too.

July 14, 2009
Make the Call Today to Help Save Horses

With 144 U.S. Representatives and 17 U.S. Senators co-sponsoring the Prevention of Equine Cruelty Act of 2009 (H.R. 503/S. 727), this critical legislation is moving full steam ahead. However, until this bill is signed into law, tens of thousands of American horses will continue to be shipped over the border to Mexico and Canada where they are inhumanely shot and stabbed to death for their meat.

Dedicated advocates like you have brought us so close to the finish line in stopping this cruelty once and for all, and I am so grateful for your unwavering support. But we are not there yet, and we can't stop until our horses are finally protected from slaughter through passage of H.R. 503/S. 727.

Can you help us reach out to your federal legislators and secure more support for this critical bill?

Please make a brief, polite phone call to your U.S. Representative and your two U.S. Senators and urge them to co-sponsor H.R. 503/S. 727, the Prevention of Equine Cruelty Act. Click here to look up your federal legislators and the phone number.

When you call, remember to 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 H.R. 503/S. 727, the Prevention of Equine Cruelty Act, to end the slaughter of American horses for human consumption. We must end this cruel practice once and for all. Thank you."

We are tracking the impact of your calls, so please click here to let us know you spoke out for horses.

Thank you for your tireless efforts to protect horses from slaughter.


Wayne Pacelle
President & CEO
The Humane Society of the United States


Grey Horse Matters said...

Thanks for putting this up and alerting people to what's going on today in this country. Maybe if enough of us call about this bill,the politicians will have a heart and do the right thing.

John and Regina Zdravich said...

As a member of the Humane Society, I will be contacting my representative....

Karen said...

When you have time, please drop by Karen's Musings & Endurance Ride Stuff! to pick up your Honest Scrap award. Click on the graphic and right click to save. Happy trails! Karen

Anonymous said...

As an animal lover and also having horses How can we stand be and let them be destroyed.
Thanks for putting this on the web.