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Action Alert

New York City: Show your support for the animal sentience resolution!

This action is for New York City residents only.

New York City Councilmember Carlina Rivera has introduced a Resolution 260 recognizing the sentience of animals! Now, your help is needed to show that New Yorkers agree and support this important effort.

Sign the petition today to urge councilmembers to support the nonbinding City Council resolution that recognizes animals are individuals capable of wide-ranging experiences and emotions, who have intrinsic value and deserve to be treated with compassion.

Petition language:

Dear New York City Councilmembers,

I respectfully urge you to support Resolution 260, Councilmember Rivera’s effort to officially recognize animals as sentient beings, capable of wide-ranging experiences and emotions, who have intrinsic value and deserve to be treated with compassion.

When you and your colleagues take this simple but profound action, you will be standing alongside leaders across the world. The European Union, Colombia, France, New Zealand, Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, Portugal, and other international jurisdictions have all formally recognized animal sentience.

By supporting Resolution 260, you will set yourselves apart as champions for animals and show your resolve to continue to work for animal protection in New York City and beyond.

Sincerely,
[NAME]

Sign your name in support!

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New York

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