Lea Michele Asks Bloomberg to Save Horses

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Posted October 26, 2011 by peta2 staff

Yet another horse used to pull carriages in New York City has dropped dead in the street, adding one more body to a count that continues to grow.

When Lea Michele found out about the horse’s death, she immediately sent a letter to Mayor Michael Bloomberg asking him to support the bill that would replace the cruel carriages with eco-friendly retro cars and allow the remaining horses to go to sanctuaries.

Wherever you live, if you see a horse (or any animal) in distress, contact local humane authorities immediately. If you live in New York and see a horse in trouble, contact the ASPCA at 212-876-7700, extension 4450, and PETA at CIDInfo@peta.org right away.

Never take a horse-drawn carriage ride, and please let New York officials know that you support Intro. Bill 86, which would replace horse-drawn carriages with eco-friendly classic cars.

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  • 1302 days ago

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    Why would horses carry large things like that anyways? >:/ people have no heart…

  • Eve

    1303 days ago

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    yet another reason I love Lea Michele!

  • 1305 days ago

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    everyone of those horses should have been sent to a sanctuary a long time ago. how mayor bloomberg can sit idly by and know that those horses should have been sent to a sanctuary. he only cares about himself, he has proven that much all too often.

  • 1306 days ago

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    I know some people think riding in a horse drawn carriage is romantic, but really its just cheesy and it old-fashioned, there are much better ways to see the city. Horse-drawn carriages are just one of those things that should die with the past.

  • 1306 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    that is so horrible, i wish i knew this when i was young and always wanted to go on them but im glad people are being told know

  • 1307 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    This is outrageous, but I’m glad someone is speaking up!

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