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This bill would have banned the cruel practice of confining pigs in gestation crates. The bill would have prevented using any confinement method preventing pigs from turning around or laying down. Gestation crates are cruel and inhumane. Yet Governor Chris Christie vetoed the passed bill.
The bill, S. 1921, passed the state Assembly by a vote of 60 to 5 and the state Senate by a vote of 29 to 4 in May. It had overwhelming support by both Democrats and Republicans. 89 percent of voters were in favor of Christie signing the measure into law.
Information is from: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/27/chris-christie-gestation-crate_n_3512521.html
Please sign this petition. Also if you have a moment a phone call to the Senate President would help greatly! His information is: 856-251-9801 or 856-339-0808. Email option: http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/RepEmail.asp
Tell Chris Christie he is wrong to allow animal cruelty!! Thank you!!
http://nj.gov/governor/contact/ or 609-292-6000
Contact information for the Good Guys who sponsored this bill:
Lesniak, Raymond J. as Primary Sponsor
Wilson, Gilbert L. as Primary Sponsor
Caride, Marlene as Primary Sponsor
Giblin, Thomas P. as Primary Sponsor
Weinberg, Loretta as Co-Sponsor
Clifton, Robert D. as Co-Sponsor
McKeon, John F. as Co-Sponsor
Jasey, Mila M. as Co-Sponsor
Eustace, Timothy J. as Co-Sponsor
Wagner, Connie as Co-Sponsor
Ramos, Ruben J., Jr. as Co-Sponsor
Russo, David C. as Co-Sponsor
Jimenez, Angelica M. as Co-Sponsor
Casagrande, Caroline as Co-Sponsor
Caputo, Ralph R. as Co-Sponsor
Barnes, Peter J., III as Co-Sponsor
Vainieri Huttle, Valerie as Co-Sponsor
Chivukula, Upendra J. as Co-Sponsor
Stack, Brian P. as Co-Sponsor
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