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**MEDIA ADVISORY** Hastings to Host Congressional Briefing on Protecting Dogs and Cats from Human Consumption in the United States

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Washington, D.C., March 15, 2017 | comments

Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL) will host a Congressional briefing on protecting dogs and cats from human consumption in the United States. This month, Hastings introduced bipartisan legislation with Reps. Vern Buchanan, Dave Trott, and Brendan F. Boyle, to protect our dogs and cats from being slaughtered for human consumption in the United States.

The briefing will take place on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 10:00 AM in the Gold Room (2168) of the Rayburn House Office Building.  The distinguished panel will include:

Marc Ching
Founder & CEO of the Animal Hope & Wellness Foundation

Valarie Ianniello
Executive Director of the Animal Hope & Wellness Foundation

Shannen Doherty
American Actress, Producer, and Author

Nick Sackett
Attorney & Social Compassion in Legislation Board Member

Congressman Alcee L. Hastings serves as Senior Member of the House Rules Committee, Ranking Democratic Member of the U.S. Helsinki Commission, and Co-Chairman of the Florida Delegation.

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