Shannen Doherty setzt sich für Katzen und Hunde ein

Wichtiger Sieg für Shannen Doherty – es geht um den Verzehr von Hunde- und Katzenfleisch.

Ein kleiner Schritt für die Menschheit, ein großer Schritt für die Tierwelt: Schauspielerin Shannen Doherty (47, "Charmed") hat gemeinsam mit der Stiftung Animal Hope and Wellness und der Agentur Wildhorse Consulting einen wichtigen Sieg errungen. Wie Doherty mit einem Instagram-Foto mitteilte, konnten sie gemeinsam erreichen, dass der Landwirtschaftsausschuss des US-Repräsentantenhauses den Vorschlag gebilligt hat, den Verzehr von Hunde- und Katzenfleisch zu verbieten.

Noch in 44 Staaten der USA eine legale Praxis

Demnach sei das Schlachten und Essen von Hunden und Katzen derzeit noch in 44 Staaten der USA eine legale Praxis. Dem soll nun bald ein Ende gesetzt werden. Ein besonderer Dank der Stiftung ging an Shannen Doherty, da sie diese Sache unterstütze und dazu beitrage, dass sie an die Öffentlichkeit komme.

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I am so proud of our foundation @animalhopeandwellness and @consultingwildhorse for getting this done. Many have tried but we were persistent. #Repost Washington D.C. Press Release: . Today the United States House of Representatives Agriculture Committee approved an amendment offered by Congressman Jeff Denham (R-CA) to place the language of H.R. 1406, the Dog and Cat Meat Prohibition Act into the House of Representatives Farm Bill. . H.R. 1406, authored by Congressman Alcee Hasting (D-FL) and Congressman Vern Buchanan (R-FL), along with 240 co-sponsors from the House, prohibits the slaughter, trade or import/export of dogs and cats for human consumption in the United States - a practice still legal in 44 states. . “I am overjoyed that the House Agriculture Committee has put the language of H.R.1406 into the farm bill and I thank Congressman Denham for his strong support for our cause and for making the amendment” stated Marc Ching, founder and President Emeritus of the Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation, the sponsors of H.R.1406. . “This is just one small victory in our effort to ban this horrible practice in our country and internationally, but it is an important one and one that could not have been possible without our great team and the strong support we have had from our great authors Congressman Hastings and Congressman Buchanan. There is still a lot of work to do but we are closer now than we have ever been before,” concluded Ching. . The Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation, founded by Mr. Ching in 2011 has been a leader in bringing global awareness to the international practice of torturing and butchering of dogs and cats for consumption. H.R. 1406 is the foundations first legislative effort. . The Farm Bill will move forward for a vote on the House floor and then to conference committee where it will be merged with the Senate version. A final bill is expected to be voted on in September. . (Special thanks to our lobbyist Sean Dohetry from WildHorse Consulting, whom used his personal contacts to push this bill forward. And Shannen Dohetry, for supporting this measure and demanding that it see the light of day.

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