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Alley Cat Allies Sends Letter Urging Senator Boxer to Oppose H.R. 767

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    Alley Cat Allies Sends Letter Urging Senator Boxer to Oppose H.R. 767 Proposed bill H.R. 767, the Refuge Ecology Protection, Assistance, and Immediate Response
    Message 1 of 1 , Dec 11, 2007
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      Alley Cat Allies Sends Letter
      Urging Senator Boxer to
      Oppose H.R. 767

      Proposed bill H.R. 767, the Refuge Ecology Protection, Assistance, and Immediate Response Act, seeks to eradicate “harmful nonnative species” in federal wildlife refuges and adjacent private lands. Although the word “cat” does not appear anywhere in the proposed bill, the broad definition of “harmful nonnative species” could leave hundreds of species open to target—including cats.

      The proposed bill passed the House of Representatives. It has now been referred to the United States Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, chaired by Senator Barbara Boxer, who is generally favorable to animal issues. Alley Cat Allies has sent Senator Boxer a letter, also signed by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and the Humane Society of the United States , urging her to oppose the bill.

      Alley Cat Allies has spoken to Senate staff members who report that the Committee will take no action on the bill before the end of December. At this time, we aren’t calling for any citizen action, but we will do so if the bill progresses any further.


      Read the text of the proposed bill.



      Read the letter Alley Cat Allies sent to Senator Boxer

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