long-distance live animal transport: debate in parliament on 13th December – email your MP NOW

Posted on December 10, 2012

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Today (10th December), the RSPCA emailed an alert to their supporters titled ‘Help end his suffering…’ accompanied by a photo. of a calf behind bars in a transport lorry.

‘… MPs Laura Sandys, Caroline Lucas and Jim Fitzpatrick have successfully secured a long overdue debate in parliament this Thursday, 13 December on the issue of long distance live transport.

Email your MP and urge them to attend the debate and speak out against this vile trade…

Each year many thousands of sheep and calves, some as young as just two weeks old, are shipped from England’s shores across the channel. They are crammed in their hundreds onto trucks and forced to endure long journeys that can last days and even weeks, often deprived of access to food and water. Some animals do not even survive the trip.

You have a voice, they don’t.

Please take action now by urging your MP to speak up for animals at this important debate. With your support, we can end this cruel and unnecessary trade once and for all …’

Visit the RSPCA web-site at www.rspca.org.uk

Please sign the e-petition against long-distance live animal transport via a link at www.rspca.org.uk/getinvolved/campaigns/farm/livetransport

[Vegans say abandon the exploitation, abuse and slaughter of all animals, and abandon the production and consumption of all animal products.]

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