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Tell Congress Not to Support HR4122 and save exotic felines!

The Big Cats and Public Protection Safety Act is the next step in an animal rights agenda to force the extinction of all wild felines in captivity!

HR 4122 - The Big Cats and Public Protection Safety Act is the next step in an animal rights agenda to force the extinction of all wild felines in captivity!

The extremists will never be satisfied until all captive wildlife is driven into extinction. Proof of this statement can be seen in their latest attempt to get the federal government to violate state’s rights and use unsubstantiated excuses to prohibit activities not involved in interstate commerce.

HR 4122, The Big Cats and Public Protection Safety Act, sponsored by California Representative Buck McKeon and Representative Loretta Sanchez amends the Captive Wildlife Safety Act by removing the exemption for USDA licensed professionals. This act also amends the Captive Wildlife Safety Act by adding three new prohibited activities “breeding, owning or possessing” any of the seven species of great cats defined as “prohibited wildlife species”.

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March 6 Is The Last Day To Save Your Animals! Take Action!!!!

Tell Illinois To Vote No on SB3264 We needed to send two separate action alerts to variouis Senators, please take action here as well!!

On Tuesday March 6, the Illinois Agriculture and Conservation Committee will hear testimony on SB 3264 which, if passed, will replace the Dangerous Animal Act of 2010. SB 3264 will add further regulations and create a hardship for responsible animal owners in Illinois.

Please respond to this alert and ask the Illinois Agriculture and Conservation Committee to kill SB 3264 in committee. Thank you for your response.

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Exotic Animal Legislation

I have contacted you on behalf of the community of American citizens who share their homes and their lives with pet primates.  Many misconceptions exist in the minds of those who are not familiar with the various species of small primates that are kept as pets in United States.  Our purpose in writing to you is to educate you about primates so that you can make informed decisions in regards to legislation that regulates private ownership of primates.

Many people associate pet monkey ownership with the terrible incident in Connecticut in which Charla Nash received serious injuries to her face from a chimpanzee.  A chimpanzee is classified as an ape, and is much larger and more dangerous than the small species of monkeys that private owners keep in our homes as pets.  Chimpanzees are classed in the same category as gorillas and other large apes.  They are very large as adults, weighing up to 300 pounds, and possessing up to seven times the strength of an adult human.  Chimpanzees and other apes are capable of causing severe injury and death, and should be kept only under extreme security precautions.  Chimpanzees and other apes are typically kept in zoos and other professional facilities, rarely in the private homes of pet owners.

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