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Vern Buchanan Continues to Call for More Federal Protections for Manatees

This week, a congressman from Florida showcased his proposal offering manatees the highest level of federal protection. Back in August, U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., introduced a proposal to move West Indian manatees from threatened...

Ted Deutch, Brian Fitzpatrick Call on CDC to End Suspension of Canine Imports

This week, U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Penn., led more than 50 members of the U.S. House to urge the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) “to rescind...
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Vern Buchanan Wants to End FDA Requirement to Test Drugs on Animals

Buchanan introduced the bill this month and highlighted it on Thursday, insisting it will “streamline drug development and spur innovation without resorting to inhumane and counterproductive experiments on dogs, primates and other animals.”
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Senate Version of Joe Neguse’s, Matt Gaetz’s Animal Cruelty Enforcement Act Introduced

According to Neguse’s office, the bill “would establish a dedicated Animal Cruelty Crimes Division at the Department of Justice to aid in the investigation, enforcement, and prosecution of felony animal cruelty crimes.
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Matt Gaetz Backs Joe Neguse’s Animal Cruelty Enforcement Act

According to Neguse’s office, the bill “would establish a dedicated Animal Cruelty Crimes Division at the Department of Justice to aid in the investigation, enforcement, and prosecution of felony animal cruelty crimes.”
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Bill From Florida Congressmen Cracking Down on Animal Cruelty, Torture Becomes Law

This week, President Donald Trump signed into law a bill from two congressmen from Florida–Democrat U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch and Republican U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan–cracking down on animal cruelty and torture.
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Vern Buchanan’s Bill Cracking Down on Poaching Builds Momentum in House

“Wildlife trafficking is a grave and persistent threat to endangered animals across the world,” Buchanan said on Tuesday. “The RAWR Act would provide another tool to crack down on the billions of dollars generated by this illegal industry."
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