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Priscilla Presley On The Cause She's So Passionate About And The First Time Elvis Took Her Breath Away

By Pat Gallagher

Priscilla Presley is on a mission. Cruelty to animals is never acceptable. Never! Presley made an important stop in Washington, D.C. recently to lobby Congress to pass the “Prevent All Soring Tactics” (PAST Act) that will strengthen enforcement of the 1970 Horse Protection Act.

“Congress enacted the Horse Protection Act in 1970 to make illegal the abusive practice of ‘soring,’ in which unscrupulous trainers deliberately inflict pain on Tennessee Walking Horses’ hooves and legs to exaggerate their high-stepping gait and gain unfair competitive advantage at horse shows to create a pain-based exaggerated gait known as the “big lick.” Soring methods include …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green