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Bernie Sanders On

Animal Welfare

One of the fundamental reasons that Bernie is calling out corruption in government is because of the blatant refusal by sitting officials on BOTH sides to protect people over profits. Below is a list of bills that Bernie has co-sponsored regarding animal welfare that has been blocked by other members of government:

  • May 15, 2013 - H.R.1998, Big Cats And Public Safety Protection Act: To amend the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to clarify provisions enacted by the Captive Wildlife Safety Act, to further the conservation of certain wildlife species, and for other purposes. Co-sponsored by Bernie Sanders 

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  • April 25, 2013 - H.R.1731, Egg Products Inspection Act Amendments of 2013: To provide for a uniform national standard for the housing and treatment of egg-laying hens, and for other purposes. Co-sponsored by Bernie Sanders.

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  • March 12, 2013 - S.541 - Safeguard American Food Exports Act of 2013

 

  • February 27, 2013 - H.R.847, Puppy Uniform Protection and Safety Act: Which would make breeders and pet stores provide puppies with good environments. Co-sponsored by Bernie Sanders

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  • January 6, 2009 - H.R.80, Captive Primate Safety Act: To make it unlawful for a person to receive, import, export, acquire, sell, or purchase a live animal of any prohibited wildlife species.

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Bernie Sanders On Animal Welfare

https://feelthebern.org/bernie-sanders-on-animal-welfare/

Bernie Sanders On Animal Rights

https://www.sanders.senate.gov/legislation/animal-rights

Bernie Sanders Has A 100 Rating From The Humane Society

http://www.hslf.org/assets/pdfs/humane-scorecard/humane-scorecard-2014.pdf

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Jimmy John's Boycott: CEO's Elephant Hunting Photo Leads To New Wave Of Social Media Outrage

AOL - August 23, 2019

https://www.aol.com/article/finance/2019/08/23/jimmy-johns-boycott-ceo-jimmy-john-liautaud-elephant-hunting-photo-goes-viral/23800248/?a_dgi=aolshare_facebook

Bernie 2020: Crowd Canvass Animal Rights March - St. Petersburg, FL

Our Revolution - August 17, 2019

https://go.ourrevolution.com/page/event/detail/volunteeractivityormeeting/4vxs4

Bernie Sanders Condemns Factory Farms

Veg News - May 7, 2019

https://vegnews.com/2019/5/bernie-sanders-condemns-factory-farms

Sanders Introduces Emergency Legislation to Help Struggling Dairy Farmers

Senate.gov - October 18, 2018

https://www.sanders.senate.gov/newsroom/press-releases/sanders-introduces-emergency-legislation-to_help-struggling-dairy-farmers

Bernie’s Impressive Animal Welfare Record Deserves Attention, May Sway Voters

Medium, Yvonne C. Claes - March 14, 2016

https://medium.com/@yvonneclaes/bernie-s-impressive-animal-rights-record-deserves-attention-may-sway-voters-dd7c2f8581e

Video: Truth In Politics Bernie Sanders And Animal Rights

S Dudley On Youtube - November 12, 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j8SUf9v3H7s&feature=youtu.be&app=desktop