|By Carole Lewis (tamqfl1-ar4-4-47-200-186.tamqfl1.dsl-verizon.net - 188.8.131.52) on Sunday, October 24, 2004 - 8:13 am: Edit Post|
There is a new bill before the Senate as well. Please support this bill to stop the suffering and abuse of canned hunts. PROHIBITION- Whoever, in or substantially affecting interstate or foreign commerce, knowingly transfers, transports, or possesses a confined exotic animal, for the purposes of allowing the killing or injuring of that animal for entertainment or for the collection of a trophy, shall be fined under this title, imprisoned not more than 1 year, or both.
Please contact your Senator and ask them to support this bill S.2731 called the Captive Exotic Animal Protection Act.All Senators may be reached at U.S. Senate Washington, DC 20510 http://www.bigcatrescue.org/support_legislation.htm#CaptiveMammalSafetyAct