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#BeCrueltyFree

No animal should have to suffer just for the sake of lipstick. Contact your legislators today and ask them to support the Humane Cosmetics Act to end cosmetics testing on animals! [image credit: Tetra Images/Alamy]

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End the dog and cat meat trade!

Around 30 million dogs and untold numbers of cats are subjected to the brutal dog and cat meat industry globally every year. The Dog and Cat Meat Trade Prohibition Act, H.R. 1406, would amend the federal Animal Welfare Act to prohibit domestic slaughter, trade, and import/export of dogs and cats for human consumption, and establish penalties for violators. [image credit: Jean Chung/For HSI]

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Protect domestic violence victims and their pets

No one should have to choose between leaving an abuser and protecting a beloved pet. Yet far too many women are forced to make this very choice. Ask your legislators to co-sponsor the PAWS Act to help pets and domestic violence victims. [image credit: iStock photo]

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The Pet and Women Safety (PAWS) Act would amend the Violence Against Women Act to extend existing federal domestic violence protections to four-legged family members.

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