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The main goal of PWA is to get the Working Animal Protection Act passed either locally or nationally to counter the Unconstitutional actions of various animal rights organizations
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                The Working Animal Protection Act


The Working Animal Protection Act (WAPA) would prohibit an outright ban on any legal animal enterprise utilizing working animals in ranching, service, entertainment, transportation, exhibition, and education. These proposed bills would effectively stop the overwhelming number of bills being pushed by the animal rights movement that ban carriage horses, exotic animal exhibitions, and circuses.

It is important to know that these bills would not affect animal welfare laws that are already in place. It would also not protect any illegal animal enterprises. In short, these bills would simply protect law-abiding citizens from having their livelihoods taken away by those trying to push the animal rights agenda forward.

Animal Rights Organizations Push A False Narrative

A false narrative has been perpetuated by animal rights organizations that paints performing animals as mistreated and abused. However, those directly involved with performing animals as well as others familiar with the industry know that that could not be further from the truth. Owning and exhibiting exotic animals is often the person’s lifelong passion. The animals receive exceptional care, enrichment, and are regulated by the USDA.

Preservation of Performing Animals

According to our friends at the Cavalry Group, there at least 60 bans on exotic animal exhibitions, elephant exhibitions, carriage horses, traveling educational zoos, and exotic animal transport that have passed in recent years in city and county councils across the country. These bans are a great disservice both to the public, especially children, and to the animals the bans pretend to “protect”. Allowing the public to interact with exotic or domesticated animals fosters an appreciation for them and promotes conservation. Imagine losing that opportunity or a world where children only learn about exotic animals from a television, computer screen, or with animatronics. That will be the end result if animal rights groups fulfill their agenda.

Preservation of Working Animals

Humans have worked alongside animals for thousands of years. An important part of our mission at Protect The Harvest is to protect the right to own and interact with animals. They provide us with companionship, resources like food and fiber, a source of recreation, or assist us with our work. Whether that work is on a farm, ranch, or city street, each is an important aspect to our daily lives. Purpose-bred animals come in all types, it could be a stockdog who’s herding skills are like no other, developed over hundreds of years of selective breeding to be the best at its job. Or a carriage horse, tall and strong, with an aptitude and instinctual desire to pull weight for long periods of time. The Working Animal Protection Act (WAPA) preserves these American traditions for generations to come.