Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Please Sign New Petition For Tony! (Updated)

UPDATE 04/19/14 from Tony's Friends

Thank you for signing our petition asking the Louisiana State Senate to OPPOSE SB 250 a bill seeking to "water-down" Louisiana's big cat law and "exempt certain persons from the requirements of the big exotic cats rules."

Just a quick update on SB 250: It is "Pending Senate final passage - Scheduled for 4/21/14" You can track the bill here: http://www.legis.la.gov/legis/BillInfo.aspx?s=14RS&b=SB250&sbi=y

CONTINUE to TAKE ACTION by CONTACTING Louisiana State Senators and asking them to VOTE NO on SB 250! Actions to take in addition to this petition here:
http://freetonythetiger.wordpress.com/2014/04/15/actions-to-take-for-tony-regarding-sb-250/

Please take a few minutes to speak out for Tony against this bill which would "weaken" Louisiana's Big Cat Law!

FOR TONY,
Tony's Friends

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04/16/14
PLEASE TAKE ACTION FOR TONY NOW! Louisiana Senator Rick Ward has introduced bill SB 250 seeking to: "exempt certain persons from the requirements of the big exotic cats rules" (specifically to allow Michael Sandlin to keep Tony at Tiger Truck Stop in Grosse Tete Louisiana.)

The bill has passed out of the Senate Natural Resources Committee and is scheduled for a vote before the full Senate today. PLEASE SIGN this PETITION telling them to OPPOSE SB 250 and to UPHOLD Louisiana State Law PROHIBITING private ownership of tigers.

http://www.change.org/petitions/louisiana-state-senate-oppose-sb-250-uphold-louisiana-state-law-prohibiting-private-ownership-of-tigers

SPECIAL FOR LOUISIANA RESIDENTS:

PLEASE Call your Senators NOW and tell them to Vote NO on SB 250! Take five minutes to make a brief, polite call to your State Senator. You can simply say, "Hello. I am one of your constituents and I'm concerned about the welfare of captive tigers in our state. I would like you to vote against SB 250."

You can find out who your Senator is here: http://www.legis.la.gov/legis/FindMyLegislators.aspx by entering your address. A list of your representatives will generate. You need to call your Louisiana Senate District #” Senator, not your U.S. Senator.

Senators’ phone numbers: http://senate.la.gov/Senators/Offices.asp

Please take a few minutes to be a voice for Tony. Share this post with others. It is crucial that the Louisiana State Senate hears that their constituents OPPOSE this bill!

More info: http://org2.salsalabs.com/o/5154/t/0/blastContent.jsp?email_blast_KEY=1289250

Thank you.

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