PLEASE USE THE FB FRAME ‘Galgo Libre Uy’ TO BAN GREYHOUND RACING IN URUGUAY
The Uruguayan association for the ethical treatment of animals APTEHA, alongside the Uruguayan deputy Gaston Cossia and Proyecto Galgos Argentina has therefore been promoting for months a campaign called Galgo Libre Uy, which aims to ban greyhound racing in Uruguay, like it has been in Argentina.
The deputy Gaston Cossia has proposed and promoted one of the two law proposals to ban greyhound racing in Uruguay.
Both law proposals put forward in Uruguay aim to ban greyhound racing and impose sanctions on betting-related activities, by applying rules 361 and 362 of the criminal code.
This campaign and its law proposals have met with huge public support, as there is strong public condemnation of dog racing, but it is still struggling to find enough support in Parliament and at government level, mainly because there is ignorance about the huge damage caused to animals and to the general wellbeing of communities by the gambling sector.
We hope that this important campaign is as successful as the campaign in Argentina which in December 2016 achieved a landmark victory with the banning of dog racing in that country.
We will do all we can to help ensure the success of the campaign.
The support of international public opinion can help a lot.
Will you help us to support those in Uruguay and Argentina who are working to promote a law that would ban racing with galgos? (Note: greyhounds of any kind are universally known as ‘galgos’ in South America).
You can help:
– by joining this facebook GROUP and publishing a photo of yourself with your greyhound, lurcher or galgo (or any other breed of dog) with the words #GalgoLibreUy either on a card included in the photo or added onto the photo itself.
All the photographs will be included in a video representing an international embrace supporting our friends in Uruguay and Argentina who are fighting to change the laws and ban dog racing in Uruguay.
The pictures will also be collected in a book by the group Greyhounds, Many Nations, One Voice, which will be sent to APTEHA, Projecto Galgo Argentina, and the Government of Uruguay.
– by using the facebook frame ‘Galgo Libre Uy’, dedicated to the campaign ‘Galgo Libre Uy’ in Uruguay.
It’s very simple to use – here’s how:
Click on your profile pic and select ‘add frame’, then search for ‘Galgo Libre Uy’, and click ‘use’.
Alternatively, if you have a facebook friend who is already using the frame, click on the ‘try frame’ on the bottom right of his/her profile pic and follow the instructions provided.
Let’s show them that they are not alone!
La crueldad no se regula, se prohíbe!
#StopGalgueros #GalgoLibreUy #GalgueroCorréVos