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Ban Greyhound Racing in Iowa

Iowa State Representative Mary Mascher said she plans to introduce legislation next session to shut down greyhound racing in the state, which she accurately describes as "an inhumane, dying industry."

Iowa is one of fourteen states without any laws against dog racing, and one of only seven states that still have operational dog tracks.

Grey2K USA and the ASPCA recently released a 110-page report on greyhound racing in Iowa, which reveals the cruelty of industry, including: dogs kept in small cages 19 to 21 hours a day, dogs being fed meat from diseased animals, and hundreds of injuries, with nearly 1 in 5 resulting in death.

Let Iowa officials know that you support a ban on dog racing.

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