Help Stop the Oman Free Trade
Agreement from Trading Away Animalsí Lives:
Congress will be
voting on the Oman Free Trade Agreement as soon as Wednesday of this week!!!
Animal organizations can help stop this anti-animal agreement:
What you can do:
Learn more about OFTA.
Read a detailed
report on how OFTA will affect animals at http://wetlands-preserve.org/no_count.php?page=OmanReport. You can also learn about how OFTA will
impact farmed animals at http://wetlands-preserve.org/no_count.php?page=OmanFarm. (We
are downplaying the impact on farmed animals so that we donít end up
encouraging pro-agribusiness legislators to vote FOR OFTA. You can use the farmed animals arguments with
legislators who have a history of voting in support of farmed animal
Add your organization to the sign-on
letter to Congress against OFTA.
The letter will be faxed to every member of
Congress. You can view the text of the
letter at http://wetlands-preserve.org/no_count.php?page=OmanSignOn.
To have your organization added to the letter,
email email@example.com with your organizationís name and
address. Or call Adam at (201) 928-2831.
Mobilize your members against OFTA.
Email your members
the action alert at http://wetlands-preserve.org/no_count.php?page=OmanAction.
You can also call
them and encourage them to call their reps in Congress. Here is a sample call script you can use to
contact your members http://wetlands-preserve.org/no_count.php?page=OmanOutreach.
Alert the Media
Contact the media
to let them know that you are taking a stand against the Oman Free Trade
Agreement. Send a press release to let
media know that you are signing on the letter to Congress against OFTA. You can find a sample press release at http://wetlands-preserve.org/no_count.php?page=OmanPress. Also
consider organizing a press conference and/or leafletting in front of your
legislatorís district officeóor at the Capitol if you are a DC-based
organization (please contact us if you intend to do this).
Please call, fax,
and email legislators in your area (or nationwide if you are a national or
international group) on behalf of your organization, tell them your
organization opposes OFTA and wants them to vote against it. If possible, tell them how many members and
supporters your organization has in their district. Ask for a reply in writing explaining the
Repís position on OFTA. Contact us if
youíd like to know which legislators to prioritize.
Keep in Touch
Please let us know
about any actions you take on this issue.
Call Adam at (201) 928-2831 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
PLEASE TAKE ACTION
ANIMALS LIVES ARE ON THE
LINE AND YOU CAN MAKE THE DIFFERENCE!!!