Petition signatures mailed – South Korea: Pass the amendment to Animal Protection Act!
On June 30, 2014, the National Assembly of Republic of Korea sent us a couple of identical letters to us confirming the receipt of our petition package.
This is their response:
Your petition regarding “the request for amendment to the Animal Protection Act and the illegalization of dog meat consumption” has been forwarded to the Agriculture, Food, Rural Affairs, Oceans, and Fisheries Committee (Telephone number 788-2688) of the National Assembly of Republic of Korea. Going forward the Agriculture, Food, Rural Affairs, Oceans, and Fisheries Committee can refer to your opinion(petition) in their legislation regarding this issue. Thank you! The End.
June 11, 2014 – Petition signatures mailed – South Korea: Pass the amendment to Animal Protection Act!
We mailed a petition signature package for the petition, South Korea: Pass the amendment to Animal Protection Act. Protect animals from cruelty and improve the welfare of Korean animals! to the below petition targets today (June 11, 2014) by US International Priority mail.
Click to read about the proposed amendment to the Animal Protection Act!
Ui-Hwa Chung, Speaker of the National Assembly of Republic of Korea
Kyu-Seong Choi, Committee Chairman of the Agriculture, Food, Rural Affairs, Oceans, and Fisheries Committee of the National Assembly of Republic of Korea and its members
The National Assembly of the Republic of Korea
1 Uisadang-daero Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul, Postal Code 150-701, South Korea
정의화 국회의장, 대한민국국회
최규성 위원장, 대한민국국회 농림축산식품해양수산위원회
서울시 영등포구 의사당대로 1 (여의도동) 150-701
The package includes: 32,643 petition signatures, comments by petition signers, Korea Animal Rights Advocates(KARA)’s post about this case, DVD of “Shocking Cruelty of South Korean Dog Meat Industry(Undercover Video by Stop It! Korea)” http://youtu.be/3uR8R8Mu70Q, Koreandogs.org leaflets, Animal Welfare Institute leaflet, photos of S. Korean dog meat industry, copy of “Venerable Beopjeong Buddhist Priest’s Argument Against Dog Meat Consumption” and two Koreandogs.org campaign t-shirts.
This petition is still open and we will send the package again when we reach 100,000 signatures so please click here to keep signing and sharing!