2013 Ag Bill Does NOT Have DeFunding Language ~ Call Committee Now to Stop Horse Slaughter

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We have just received word that the senate will indeed be opening the 2013 Ag appropriations bill next week.

They are adopting the bill passed by the house that does not have the defunding language. The house did not open discussions and carried over the existing language.

It is very important that you contact Senator Mikulski and the subcommittee members and ask that the language defunding horse inspections be restored.

Please call NOW as next week may be too late…

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Request language be restored to defund USDA inspections of horsemeat in the FY2013 Ag Appropriations Bill Continuing Resolution:

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Barbara Mikulski (MD), Chair of Full Senate Approps Comm 202-224-4654

Senate Approps Subcomm on Ag 3-13:

Democratic Members

Senator Mark Pryor (Chairman) (AR) 202-224-2353

Senator Tom Harkin (IA) 202-224-3254

Senator Dianne Feinstein (CA) 202-224-3841

Senator Tim Johnson (SD) 202-224-5842

Senator Jon Tester (MT) 202-224-2644

Senator Tom Udall (NM) 202-224-6621

Senator Jeff Merkley (OR) 202-224-3753

Republican Members

Senator Roy Blunt (Ranking) (MO) 202-224-5721

Senator Thad Cochran (MS) 202-224-5054

Senator Mitch McConnell (KY) 202-224-2541

Senator Susan Collins (ME) 202-224-2523

Senator Jerry Moran (KS) 202-224-6521

Senator John Hoeven (ND) 202-224-2551

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9 thoughts on “2013 Ag Bill Does NOT Have DeFunding Language ~ Call Committee Now to Stop Horse Slaughter

  1. Horse slaughtering is becoming a loosing business just like the horse racing industry. Just watch, governments will scramble to prop them up with taxpayers money so that more people will innocently enough poison themselves to death with all the crap that horses are medicated with these days. Come on people, take back your lives and spare those of the innocent horses.

  2. When you’re done calling, how about tweeting?

    @SenatorBarb
    @SenMarkPryor
    @SenHarkin
    @SenFeinstein
    @SenJohnsonSD
    @Jontester
    @SenatorTomUdall
    @SenJeffMerkley
    @RoyBlunt
    @SenThadCochran
    @McConnellPress
    @SenatorCollins
    @JerryMoran
    @SenJohnHoeven

    @SenateApprops

    Why should our tax dollars be spent on meat we don’t eat, at no economic benefit to the USA? Prevent the problems the EU is facing with beef contaminated by horsemeat and pork. The EU’s food pipeline requirement of animal passports is not working! Animals not raised for slaughter should not be slaughtered for food and most if not all American horses slaughtered in Canada or Mexico, are not fit for human consumption. TRIM THE FAT!

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