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H.R.1417 Battlefield Excellence through Superior Training Practices Act, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: May 18, 2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.

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  • 78% of users support H.R.1417

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    • アメリカ:軍隊の医療訓練をヒューマンベースのものにするための法律案 ... - June 25, 2012 by goodbyelab - http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-h1417/show 背景説明は以下の通り。使われる動物は、ブタやヤギです。人との体の構造の違いは明らかであり、時代遅れのものとなっています。 H.R. 1417, the BEST Practic

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      As noted by goodbyelab on June 25, 2012, "http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-h1417/show 背景説明は以下の通り。使われる動物は、ブタやヤギです。人との体の構造の違いは明らかであり、時代遅れのものとなっています。 H.R. 1417, the BEST Practic" (/url?q=http://goodbyelab.blog.so-net.ne.jp/2012-06-26-2&sa=U&ei=YlkEUOHgBuPc2gWV78y7BQ&ved=0CBsQmAEwAA&usg=AFQjCNHJgTif53WsTHYgZjtb-HuZ_WEFSw)
    • アメリカ:軍隊の医療訓練をヒューマンベースのものにするための法律案 ... - June 25, 2012 by goodbyelab - http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-h1417/show 背景説明は以下の通り。使われる動物は、ブタやヤギです。人との体の構造の違いは明らかであり、時代遅れのものとなっています。 H.R. 1417, the BEST Practic

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      As noted by goodbyelab on June 25, 2012, "http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-h1417/show 背景説明は以下の通り。使われる動物は、ブタやヤギです。人との体の構造の違いは明らかであり、時代遅れのものとなっています。 H.R. 1417, the BEST Practic" (/url?q=http://goodbyelab.blog.so-net.ne.jp/2012-06-26-2&sa=U&ei=qg7_T4_7Lorg2AXEkKizBA&ved=0CBsQmAEwAA&usg=AFQjCNE-umLO03CoAvh1G7CeKHQTM4_Dmg)
    • Gender Gap « Synthesist Chronicles - May 28, 2012 by SynthesistChronicles - 22 hours ago; @SenSanders Please cosponsor B.E.S.T. Practices Act (H.R. 1417) to end U.S. military's use of live animals in training exercises. 22 hours ago; @SenatorLeahy Please cosponsor B.E.S.T. Practices Act (H.R. ...

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      As noted by SynthesistChronicles on May 28, 2012, "22 hours ago; @SenSanders Please cosponsor B.E.S.T. Practices Act (H.R. 1417) to end U.S. military's use of live animals in training exercises. 22 hours ago; @SenatorLeahy Please cosponsor B.E.S.T. Practices Act (H.R. ..." (/url?q=http://synthesistchronicles.wordpress.com/2012/05/29/gender-gap/&sa=U&ei=pfUJUNyWGqS62wXH6oCIAg&ved=0CDwQmAEwBw&usg=AFQjCNHSJ63Tw2UBsaIgN9LsYZaKmZ3ZtA)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Coast Guard defends medical training on live animals after PETA posts gory video - April 19, 2012 by msnbc.com - U.S. Rep. Bob Filner, a California Democrat, has introduced legislation, HR1417, to phase out use of live animals by the military in training. So far, he has 49 cosponsors. But he told the AP that he has faced opposition from the Defense Department.

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      As noted by msnbc.com on April 19, 2012, "U.S. Rep. Bob Filner, a California Democrat, has introduced legislation, HR1417, to phase out use of live animals by the military in training. So far, he has 49 cosponsors. But he told the AP that he has faced opposition from the Defense Department." (http://usnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/04/19/11286441-coast-guard-defends-medical-training-on-live-animals-after-peta-posts-gory-video)
    • Coast Guard defends using live animals for medical training - April 19, 2012 by WVEC - The group says 50 members of Congress are cosponsoring legislation, H.R. 1417, to phase out the use of animals and to use only human-based methods for training members of the Armed Forces in the treatment of severe combat injuries.

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      As noted by WVEC on April 19, 2012, "The group says 50 members of Congress are cosponsoring legislation, H.R. 1417, to phase out the use of animals and to use only human-based methods for training members of the Armed Forces in the treatment of severe combat injuries." (http://www.wvec.com/news/Coast-Guard-defends-using-live-animals-in-training-148075285.html)
    • U.S. Soldiers’ Cruel Beating of Sheep Is Part of Military’s History of Animal Abuse - January 19, 2012 by Phillymag.com - In April, Filner introduced the Battlefield Excellence through Superior Training Practices Act (H.R. 1417), which would outlaw the use of animals in trauma training. It’s been sitting ever since in the House Armed Services Committee.

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      As noted by Phillymag.com on January 19, 2012, "In April, Filner introduced the Battlefield Excellence through Superior Training Practices Act (H.R. 1417), which would outlaw the use of animals in trauma training. It’s been sitting ever since in the House Armed Services Committee." (http://blogs.phillymag.com/the_philly_post/2012/01/19/u-s-militarys-reprehensible-pattern-animal-abuse/)
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