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USA: Moran Introduces Resolution Opposing Inhumane Euthanasia in Animal Shelters

Press Release
Jul 20, 2012

Washington, DC – Congressman Jim Moran, Northern Virginia Democrat and co-chair of the Congressional Animal Protection Caucus, introduced a resolution, H. Res. 736, opposing the use of gas chambers to euthanize shelter animals. The resolution calls for states to alternatively use established injectable euthanasia drugs and ensure that appropriate training and certification in these methods is widely available.

“I am pleased to introduce this resolution with the support of several of my constituents to bring more attention to this unnecessarily gruesome practice of using gas chambers to kill shelter animals, said Rep. Moran. “I am hopeful that with the continued advocacy of compassionate citizens, we can put an end to this outdated practice...


Source: Moran Introduces Resolution Opposing Inhumane Euthanasia in Animal Shelters
Author: Congressman Jim Moran

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Date: 2012-10-05

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