Support H. Res 752 and End the Extreme Torture and Consumption of Dogs Throughout Asia.
Sharing campaign by Tina Overgaard.
FELLOW ACTIVISTS- PLEASE CONTACT YOUR STATE REP AND ASK THEM TO CO SPONSOR THE HOUSE RESOLUTION 752 BY CONGRESSMAN ALCEE HASTINGS.
Find your states representative here and get phone number and address- http://www.house.gov/representatives/
Have the pdf of the resolution and letter from Hastings to Chinese Ambassador handy so you know your facts –
Make the call! Don’t be afraid to ask for rep directly or speak with a staffer, they are all here working for us and value our opinions!
Remember to ask for support in House Resolution 752, asking them to urge China to cancel Yulin Dog Meat Festival and South Korea to end their dog meat cruelty, and lastly, give them some details about the horrors of the dog meat industry and request they act. MAKE SURE you let them know it is more than Yulin, this is a global problem that needs a global solution!
Find an email address, website or facebook page of the representative and post information! Just do a google search for the representatives name.
Dear Congressman / Congresswoman _______________,
I am writing you as a concerned voter and animal lover regarding House Resolution 752 – Condemning the Dog Meat Festival in Yulin, China, and urging China to end the Dog Meat Trade in that country. If you have not read or decided to support this resolution, I would appreciate your reviewing it and lending your support for a very noble cause.
On June 21st of this year, to celebrate the beginning of summer, the Annual Dog – Meat Eating Festival will begin in Yulin, China. During the 10 day festival tens of thousands of dogs will be tortured, then burned or boiled alive so that the participants can consume their meat. Many of these dogs are actually pets, who are stolen from their owners to use for this barbaric event. The individuals who commit these atrocities are under the misguided belief that the more the dog is tortured and the more painful the method of death, the more their virility will increase. They also believe these acts will help keep them cool in the summer and warm in the winter. Along with China, South Korea is the largest offender of dog torture and slaughter and both violate their own animal protection laws. Consumption peaks during Boknal, the hottest days of summer, in South Korea.
We need as much support as possible from our elected officials to apply political pressure to the Chinese government and get them to stop this annual festival, as well as put an end to the Dog Meat Trade in both South Korea and China. As the Most Powerful Country in the Free World we have built our reputation on speaking for and defending those who cannot do for themselves. Let’s show that we mean this for all forms of life because all life is precious. Thank you in advance for your support and all of your help towards making these goals a reality.
[Your name, City, State]
Follow up with a letter in the mail. I send leaflets with my letters. The leaflets are very informative and not too graphic so your intended will read them. You can have them emailed to you from this link. https://koreandogs.org/resources/leaflets/
Call New Jersey Senator Cory Booker and discuss the same. He is vegan and loves animals. Don’t be afraid to speak with his staffer, he is very responsive. Call 202-224-3224.
Leave comment on website here: https://www.booker.senate.gov/?p=contact
Post on his FB here: https://www.facebook.com/corybooker/
Add a five star review along with a request to support House Resolution 752. Also, “like” all of your fellow activist reviews! https://www.facebook.com/pages/United-States-House-of-Representatives/106301692734621
GOOD LUCK, WE CAN FIGHT THIS!
Below is the list of House Representatives that are on the Foreign Affairs Committee- Asia and the Pacific- and their room numbers for mailing!
U.S. House of Representatives
Washington, DC 20515
Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman Foreign Affairs Committee 2310 RHOB
Rep. Matt Salmon (R-AZ), Chairman Foreign Affairs – Asia and the Pacific Sub Committee 2349 RHOB
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (CA) Foreign Affairs- Asia and the Pacific Sub Committee 2300 RHOB
Rep. Steve Chabot (OH) Foreign Affairs -Asia and the Pacific Sub Committee 2371 RHOB
Rep. Tom Marino (PA) Foreign Affairs- Asia and the Pacific Sub Committee 410 CHOB
Rep. Jeff Duncan (SC) Foreign Affairs -Asia and the Pacific Sub Committee 106 CHOB
Rep. Mo Brooks (AL) Foreign Affairs -Asia and the Pacific Sub Committee 1230 LHOB
Rep. Scott Perry (PA) Foreign Affairs -Asia and the Pacific Sub Committee 1207 LHOB
Rep. Scott DesJarlais (TN) Foreign Affairs- Asia and the Pacific Sub Committee 413 CHOB
Rep. Brad Sherman (CA), Ranking Member Foreign Affairs- Asia and the Pacific Sub Committee 2242 RHOB
Rep. Ami Bera (CA) Foreign Affairs -Asia and the Pacific Sub Committee 1535 LHOB
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI) Foreign Affairs- Asia and the Pacific Sub Committee 1609 LHOB
Rep. Alan S. Lowenthal (CA) Foreign Affairs- Asia and the Pacific Sub Committee 108 CHOB
Rep. Gerald E. Connolly (VA) Foreign Affairs- Asia and the Pacific Sub Committee 2238 RHOB
Rep. Grace Meng (NY) Foreign Affairs -Asia and the Pacific Sub Committee 1317 LHOB