A bill to end the cruel confinement of veal calves, egg-laying hens, and pigs passed with a landslide of support from Massachusetts voters last November, winning a huge victory for farmed animals. However, those who opposed Question 3 have been busy preparing their attack in the form of H.441, a new bill which has the power to undo everything we fought for.
H.441 would establish a deceptive "Livestock Care and Standards Board," which is a board solely designed to give the illusion that the welfare of farmed animals is being seriously considered, while blocking new protections and maintaining the status quo.
Livestock board proposals have been rejected by state legislatures across the U.S. for good reason. H.441 will pay agribusiness interests which prioritize profits before animal welfare even more political influence. We can't risk this happening! Please join us on behalf of Citizens for Farm Animal Protection in opposing H.441 by calling your state senator and representative today!
1) Call your state senator and your state representative (between the hours of 9 am to 5 pm ET) and ask them to oppose H.441. Click here to find the telephone numbers of your state senator and representative by clicking on this link, entering your zip code, and selecting the Massachusetts tab.
You can simply say "As your constituent, I urge you to oppose H.441 which would establish a Livestock Care and Standards Board that risks favoring the interests of animal agribusiness over animal welfare, and wasting taxpayer dollars on an unnecessary layer of bureaucracy."
(Valid Massachusetts street address is required - P.O. Boxes cannot be used*)
Please Oppose H.441 -- the Livestock Board Bill
As your constituent [Decision Maker],
Sincerely,[Your Name] [Your Address] [City, State ZIP]
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