REPUBLICAN TEA PARTY LEADER MICHELE BACHMANN (R-MN) BECOMES #267 TO CO-SPONSOR PAST ACT – STRONG BIPARTISAN SUPPORT – MOVING TOWARD FLOOR VOTE

WASHINGTON, DC  ““ Representative Michele Bachmann (R-MN),  is now co-sponsoring the  PAST ACT (Prevent All Soring Tactics Act).

REPRESENTATIVE MICHELE BACHMAN (R-MN)

REPRESENTATIVE MICHELE BACHMAN (R-MN)

Bachmann becomes the  267th    Representative of 435 Congressmen to co-sponsor the measure which is  61%  of the United States House of Representatives.

The PAST ACT has strong bipartisan support.  It is endorsed by the American Horse Council and the American Veterinary Medical Association.  Momentum is building for a vote on the House Floor which will come soon.

The  PAST ACT  will remove the pads and chains, eliminate the corrupt HIOs and make horse soring a federal felony.   A compromise of 3 pounds is expected to be reached on the weight of the shoe which will allow pleasure classes to continue in the show ring.

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