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Raise Your Voice for Greyhounds

8 Mar 2018 3:07 PM | Anonymous

Message and photo courtesy of HSUS and reprinted with their permission

The CRC is considering a proposal that would phase out greyhound racing and ultimately prohibit it in Florida.  The CRC commissioners are taking public comments at their final public hearing this Tuesday in St. Pete and it is essential that we have an enormous attendance.  Please join us, HSUS, GREY2K, ASPCA, and many others to speak in support of proposal 67 for the dogs.  Members of the public may speak for up to 2 minutes and even a short comment will be very helpful. Don't know what to say? Here are some examples:

  • “Please support proposal 67 for the greyhounds!”
  • “I urge you to support proposal 67 to phase out greyhound racing in our great state. These gentle dogs deserve better”  

CRC PULIC HEARING INFORMATION

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 
1:00-7:00 PM EST 
University of South Florida - St. Petersburg
University Student Center
200 6th Ave S
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

What time is the meeting?

You can come at any time between 1:00 and 7:00 and speakers are called up in the order their appearance card was submitted. The purpose of the hearing is for the Commission to hear from members of the public. People who sign up to speak will be given two minutes to offer feedback on any CRC proposal they want to talk about.

How long should I plan to be there?

There is no way to know exactly but at previous hearings advocates/ speakers typically waited for an hour or 2 + for their turn to speak.  You may want to arrive before noon- CRC staff will begin accepting speaker registration cards at 12:00pm. 

RESOURCES AND INFORMATION

Proposal 67 Fact Sheet

CRC Website

End Greyhound Cruelty Website

Florida Association of Animal Welfare Organizations
info@faawo.org

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