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ASK ST. ANDREW (BAPTIST CHURCH) COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER TO REFUSE ANIMAL CRUELTY MONEY

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The “Big Lick” Tennessee Walking Horse is Animal Cruelty.

Distinguished MTSU (Middle Tennessee State University) Horse Science Professor Vet Dr. John Haffner said it is a “business built on the suffering and pain of horses”.  Dr. Haffner said he sold his lucrative equine veterinary practice because,  “It was as if God was speaking directly to my heart – he was telling me to get out of a business built on the suffering and pain of horses.”  Dr. Haffner quoted Isaiah 1:15-20  -Your hands  are full of blood!  Wash  and make yourselves clean.  Take your evil deeds out of my sight; stop doing wrong.”

 The Reverend Billy Graham was asked:

 “Does the Bible say anything about how we should treat animals?” 

 Dr. Graham answered:  

 “… the Bible commands us to take care of the animals under our care. One of the signs of a righteous man, the Bible says, is that he takes care of his animals.” (Proverbs 12:10) In fact, the Bible says we must never treat any part of God’s creation with contempt. When we do, we are indirectly treating our Creator with contempt. Instead, God calls us to be stewards or trustees of His creation, and the Bible reminds us that we are responsible to Him for the way we treat it.”

 Almost 10,000 persons have now petitioned Panama City Beach to not host the “Big Lick” Tennessee Walking Horse Show because it is Animal Cruelty.

The local Horse Show Organizer was charged in December 2015,  by the USDA Complaint filed in Washington, D.C., for two alleged violations of the federal Horse Protection Act (Animal Cruelty) at the 2013 Gulf Coast Charity Trainers Show in Panama City Beach, Florida.

 The President of the Walking Horse TRAINERS, while facing alleged Horse Protection Act Violation (Animal Cruelty) charges,  agreed to serve a recent 8 month federal suspension from showing horses,  and paid an $1,100.00 fine.

The President of the Walking Horse TRAINERS approved the TRAINERS Show Manager FIRING the Horse Show Inspectors during the middle of the TRAINERS HORSE SHOW in Shelbyville, Tennessee, on March 19, 2016. 

This left the Horses with NO Show Inspectors, except the USDA Vets.

The USDA Vet Inspectors disqualified 31% of all the “Big Lick” Tennessee Walking Horses they inspected at the March 17-19, 2016,  Walking Horse TRAINERS Show in Shelbyville, Tennessee,  for Horse Protection Act Violations (Animal Cruelty).

In March 2015,   the University of Mississippi Medical Center refused to accept an annual $50,000.00 "Big Lick" charitable donation to its Childrens Hospital, and publicly disassociated itself from the “Big Lick” Horse Show in Jackson, Mississippi,  due to the Animal Cruelty controversy.

The University of Tennessee will not allow the "Big Lick" Tennessee Walking Horse to be exhibited at the annual Homecoming football game.

The Panama City - Bay County Boys & Girls Club recently confirmed it would no longer be part of the “Big Lick” Gulf Coast Charity TRAINERS Show.

Regions Bank withdrew a $25,000.00 sponsorship of the “Big Lick” Tennessee Walking Horse Super Bowl (Celebration).

Pepsi Cola withdraw a $25,000.00 sponsorship of the “Big Lick” Tennessee Walking Horse Super Bowl (Celebration).

Peaceful public protests  will be held on April 21 - 23 at the PCB City Hall/Tourism Development Council,  and the Horse Show at Frank Brown Park,  objecting the “Big Lick” Animal Cruelty,  and urging the public to not attend.  It is expected that there will be national news coverage of this Animal Cruelty story taking place in Bay County, Panama City Beach, Florida.

Please do not accept any Animal Cruelty donations, and please immediately remove the St. Andrew (Baptist Church) Community Medical Center from the Animal Cruelty surrounding the Gulf Coast Charity TRAINERS Show at  PCB owned Frank Brown Park on April 21 - 23, 2016.



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