LOBBY DAY AT THE CAPITOL
CALLING ALL ANIMAL ADVOCATES
JOIN US AT THE CAPITOL
Thursday, May 25, Tuesday, May 30 and Wednesday May 31
Bring a friend and arrive anytime between 2:30 to 7:30 p.m.
The legislative session ends on June 7 and many animal bills still need action. Please join us on any of the three days and let legislators know animals matter. There’s power in numbers and the animals are counting on us to help them.
We will be talking to legislators about the following bills:
HB 5575 – Municipal Animal Shelter Regulations
HB 6615 – Dog Racing (Greyhounds)
HB 6714 – Cruelty to Animals
HB 6481 – Ban the Release Outdoors of Helium Balloons
HB 6484 – Ban the Killing of Horseshoe Crabs
Support with strengthening amendment
SB 962 – Prohibition on 2nd Generation Anticoagulant Rodenticides
HB 6726 – Factory Farming and Slaughtering Rabbits for Meat
SB 1148 – Bear Bill
Pick a day and time convenient to you and stay as long as you can. You will want to talk to your legislators so click here to find your state senator and representative.
If you come at 2:30 meet us outside Room 1A in the Legislative Office Building; we’ll be there for an hour and then walk over to the Capitol to start talking with legislators. We will have handouts and stickers.
If you arrive after 3:30 and need directions on where to find us at the Capitol, call or text Jo-Anne Basile 202-309-3730 and/or Annie Hornish 860-966-1819; we will help guide you to the right place.
If you have questions, please contact any of the participating organizations below:
CT Votes for Animals – email@example.com
The Humane Society of the United States–CT State Director firstname.lastname@example.org
Desmond’s Army - Desmondsarmy.email@example.com
Friends of Animals – firstname.lastname@example.org
GREY2K USA Worldwide - email@example.com
House Rabbit Connection – Marlene@hopline.org