[KARA] Korean local governments are using taxes from their citizens to support meat dog farms.
May 2, 2018 — [KARA] Korean local governments are using taxes from their citizens to support meat dog farms. Are they out of their minds?
This is translation of post from Korea Animal Rights Advocates (KARA) on 7/6/2017:
Whenever the problems with dog meat farms are raised, the Korean government – at federal and local levels – have always made excuses that there’s nothing they can do because dog farms are not regulated under the “Livestock Products Sanitary Control Act”. Therefore, the majority of Koreans, along with animal protection groups, have long criticized the government for ignoring the issue of dog meat farms. However, there is an error in the criticism they’ve received so far. It isn’t that the government was ignoring the issue; it has been revealed that they have been actively supporting dog meat farms. The dog meat industry is a declining industry due to the decline in demand. However, the government has been acting like an artificial respirator to prolong their life, not only helping them through neglect but by actively supporting the industry. We are outraged and strongly condemn the actions of the municipal governments that have used taxpayer money to support dog meat farms.
Click here to learn more: http://www.osan.go.kr/main/contents.do?mId=0505090000
Click here to sign petition: https://www.change.org/p/president-moon-jae-in-please-stop-the-torture-and-consumption-of-dogs-and-cats-in-korea
Click here for actions you can take to help fight South Korea’s shameful trade: http://koreandogs.org/what-you-can-do/call-for-action/
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What you can do: http://koreandogs.org/what-you-can-do/contacts-for-protest/sample-protest-letter/
Call the South Korean Embassy and Consulate General Offices in your country: http://koreandogs.org/call-south-korean-embassy
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