Help us win cosponsors for H.R. 961, federal legislation banning horse slaughter. Our target: 290 cosponsors so we can bypass the Committees its in, and make a Motion to place bill on the Consensus Calendar. Please note that this is a bipartisan issue meaning it is neither a Republican nor a Democratic cause.
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The A States
If you are a resident of the States of Alabama, Alaska, Arizona or Arkansas, this is your moment!
Below you will see a listing all US Representatives for the above States, and whether or not they have cosponsored H.R. 961 as of this writing.
We call on residents of these States to please contact your Representatives who have yet to cosponsor H.R. 961 and ask them ever so politely to do so.
If you are new to contacting your legislators, please see the Pending Legislation page of The Horse Fund website. It is chock full of information, tips and handy links.
H.R. 961 — The SAFE Act 2019 — Cosponsors as of June 5, 2019
• ALABAMA (AL)
1st District — Rep. Bradley Byrne
2nd District — Rep. Martha Roby
3rd District — Rep. Mike Rogers
4th District — Rep. Robert Aderholt
5th District — Rep. Mo Brooks
6th District — Rep. Gary Palmer
7th District — Rep. Terri Sewell
• ALASKA (AK)
Rep. Don Young At-Large
Alaska’s one representative, called an “at-large” representative because they represent the entire state.
• ARIZONA (AZ)
1st District — Rep. Tom O’Halleron
2nd District — Rep. Anne Kirkpatrick
3rd District — Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D) — YES
4th District — Rep. Paul Gosar
5th District — Rep. Andy Biggs
6th District — Rep. David Schweikert (R) — YES
7th District — Rep. Ruben Gallego (D) — YES
8th District — Rep. Debbie Lesko
9th District — Rep. Greg Stanton
Cosponsors: 3 out of 9
• ARKANSAS (AR)
1st District — Rep. Eric “Rick” Crawford
2nd District — Rep. French Hill (R) — YES
3rd District — Rep. Steve Womack
4th District — Rep. Bruce Westerman
Cosponsors: 1 out of 4
Source: Congress.gov — H.R. 961 Cosponsors by State in Alphabetical Order
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Next up — California. It’s a big list so we are doing California by itself. We’ll see you folks in a few days. But by all means, don’t wait on us. No need to wait till your State is called. Get busy today!
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Updated 6/6/19 2:06 a.m.