On May 16th, 2012, U.S. Reps. Buck McKeon and Loretta Sanchez introduced the 2013 Big Cats and Public Safety Protection Act (HR 1998), which would prohibit the private possession and breeding of captive big cats in the United States except at highly-qualified facilities like accredited zoos where they can be properly cared for and safely managed.
Please ask your Congress Member to co-sponsor this bill.
Easy Take Action Contact Form from IFAW here:
Read more about The Big Cats & Public Safety Protection Act and big cats in captivity at these links from International Fund For Animal Welfare:
and this press release from Congressman Buck McKeon: