Support the Call for an End to the Global Dog and Cat Meat Trade

We write to ask for your support of H.Res.401, a bipartisan resolution that calls for an end to the global dog and cat meat trade. An estimated 30 million dogs and a great number of cats are killed annually around the world for the dog and cat meat trade.
A considerable number of these dogs and cats are stolen pets, still wearing collars when they reach the slaughterhouses. Many of these animals die during transport to the slaughterhouses after days or weeks without food or water, and others suffer illness
and injury during transport. Additionally, the capture, transport, and butchering of dogs and cats and the consumption of their meat poses health risks such as rabies infection to traders, slaughterhouse workers, and consumers.

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LAST CALL: Support Psychosocial Support Programs for Vulnerable Populations Worldwide

Please join us in requesting robust funding for psychosocial support programs under the Department of State (DOS) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in the FY19 State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations
Act. These programs provide vital assistance to some of the most vulnerable populations in the world, including religious and ethnic minorities victimized by genocide, victims of mass atrocities, and survivors of sexual violence.

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Support Programs that Benefit Homeless Americans in FY 2019

Please join us in requesting full funding for the programs under the umbrella of the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness’
Opening Doors: Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness. These programs span across 19 federal departments and agencies, and each plays a vital role in combatting, preventing, and ending homelessness in America.

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