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North Carolina’s other “Puppy Mill” Bill Heading to the Senate Finance Committee!

Friday, May 1, 2009

Please Contact the Members of the Senate Finace Committee!

On Thursday, April 30, the Senate Commerce Committee passed Senate Bill 460, a bill actively supported by the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and intended to put dog breeders and kennel owners out of business.  S 460 will now head to the Finance Committee, where a hearing has yet to be scheduled.

S 460, sponsored by State Senator Don Davis (D-5), is an even more divisive version of House Bill 733.  Senator Davis’ version of this bill has completely removed the language that would have “allowed” the breeding of hunting dogs, even though the exemption in HB 733 was ineffective and a feigned attempt at a compromise with hunters.  HSUS says it is only trying to regulate massive, overcrowded “puppy mills,” but this is part of the same old lie.  The fact is that they want to ban all hunting in America, especially hunting with dogs, since it radically opposes animal ownership. 

Remember that HSUS’ President, Wayne Pacelle, told the Associated Press, “If we could shut down all sport hunting in a moment, we would.”  HSUS spends $120 million a year to lobby and litigate against hunters and animal owners.  Pacelle understands that an outright hunting ban is not realistic today so his group practices incrementalism.  He will take it piece by piece and he has said so publicly. Don’t allow HSUS to take this critical first step in North Carolina.

It is imperative that you contact the members of the Senate Finance Committee TODAY and voice your opposition to S 460.  Contact information for the committee members can be found here.

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