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In 2012, Congressman John Campbell introduced a bill to prohibit the use of Compound 1080 (H.R. 4214). The bill was not enacted and this dangerous poison continues to put our pets at risk. Sign now to urge Rep. Campbell to continue fighting for our pets!
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Compound 1080 is a chemical substance that is used to protect livestock and other farm-raised animals from predators like coyotes and foxes. Compound 1080, along with sodium cyanide, is deadly; in fact, one teaspoon of it can kill up to 100 people. It's particularly dangerous because it's both odorless and colorless.

The problem with using Compound 1080 for livestock predator control is that it is very harmful for domesticated and endangered animals as well. Pets have been known to discover the chemical, ingest it, and then become very sick and/or die. Because of the nature of the substance, there are few ways to identify it before it's accidentally found by the wrong animal or person.

Sign the petition asking Congressman John Campbell III to reintroduce H.R. 4214—legislation that would prohibit the use of Compound 1080 as predator control.

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Dear Congressman Campbell,

I am writing to express my concern over the use of Compound 1080, the substance used to protect livestock from wild predators. While the deadly chemical may in fact be useful for this purpose, it has claimed the lives of many endangered species as well as domesticated pets. Domesticated animals who roam pastures or fields are likely to ingest this odorless and colorless substance inadvertently, and it is almost always deadly for whoever or whatever comes in contact with it.

I realize the need for population control, but the use of this harmful chemical is causing unnecessary suffering and death in animals for which it was not intended. It's absurd to protect the life of one animal at the expense of another.

As you know, we need to find better ways to keep our farm animals safe. I was delighted to learn of your support of H.R. 4214, and I urge you to continue fighting for legislation that would ensure Compound 1080 is no longer used for predator control. We need to think of the bigger picture and ensure that no creature experiences needless pain or suffering.

Thank you for considering my comments.

Petition Signatures

Dec 2, 2016 Kristin Womack
Dec 2, 2016 Martha Rankin
Dec 2, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Dec 1, 2016 Merri Frederick
Dec 1, 2016 Donna Marino
Nov 29, 2016 Madeline Loder The cure is DEADLY. How sad that this is the case here in America!
Nov 28, 2016 Mariann Adcock
Nov 27, 2016 Dena Hall
Nov 25, 2016 Howard BLOCK
Nov 24, 2016 Emily Willis
Nov 22, 2016 Juan Carlos Roco Arrabal
Nov 21, 2016 Chris Saranchuk
Nov 21, 2016 Sally Hughes
Nov 21, 2016 V. Porter
Nov 21, 2016 Manuel Davila Rodriguez
Nov 20, 2016 Kathy Mason
Nov 20, 2016 linda de guzman
Nov 19, 2016 Mary Caputi
Nov 17, 2016 Rita Leone
Nov 17, 2016 k zoll
Nov 16, 2016 Deborah Bigwood
Nov 16, 2016 Ingrid Bichler
Nov 16, 2016 Lesley Standridge Our animals shouldn't be Subjected to this Crap!
Nov 15, 2016 Andrea May-Heim
Nov 14, 2016 Richard Larsen
Nov 14, 2016 Anne S
Nov 14, 2016 bernard elias
Nov 13, 2016 Isabela Calin
Nov 13, 2016 Missy Stultz
Nov 12, 2016 Chay Krasner
Nov 8, 2016 Kathy Parker
Nov 8, 2016 jeanette wilcox
Nov 7, 2016 Nancy Daniel
Nov 7, 2016 Patty Hart
Nov 7, 2016 Tatiana Gajdosova
Nov 7, 2016 Ellen Schoenfeld
Nov 7, 2016 Mary Stallard
Nov 7, 2016 Tracy Davis
Nov 7, 2016 Martine Macmillan
Nov 6, 2016 Charlotte Gressett
Nov 5, 2016 Danuta Wojciechowska
Nov 5, 2016 Agnieszka Wojciechowska
Nov 3, 2016 Angela Edwards
Nov 2, 2016 Pam Yoder
Nov 1, 2016 Eve Delmonte
Nov 1, 2016 Kim Bingaman
Nov 1, 2016 Margy Renner
Nov 1, 2016 Lucy Peden
Nov 1, 2016 Dianed Shaudys
Nov 1, 2016 Isa Ziegler

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