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HSUS at Your Bank?

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6a00d83452e09d69e200e54f189cc88833-800wi.jpgI hope all of you had a wonderful weekend celebrating our freedom and independence. It's back to another busy work week, and I keep hearing reports about our favorite organization, the Humane Society of the United States. This time, they are using credit card spending to raise funds for their costly agendas, including abolishing animal agriculture entirely in this country. A reader recently sent me an email about this, urging me to push for action against this report. If you have an account with Bank of America, let them know how disappointed you are with their recent partnership with HSUS, and don't forget to cancel that credit card!

The Bank of America (BofA) announced that it is partnering with the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) on a credit-card program, and the response from farmers and ranchers has drawn the attention of the banking giant’s management team. BofA’s MyExpression program is offering an HSUS checking account and associated Visa check card, as well as an HSUS Visa credit card. Both of these products financially support HSUS. According to the BofA Web site, the bank will donate 25 cents to the animal-rights organization for every $100 in purchases made with the HSUS WorldPoints Platinum Plus Visa credit card.

Wayne Pacelle, president and CEO of HSUS, is quoted as saying, “This is a great way to support the work of The Humane Society of the United States. When you open your account, and each time you make an eligible purchase with your Bank of America VISA check card, you'll support our mission to combat animal cruelty and care for animals in need.”

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Amanda Radke

A fifth-generation rancher from Mitchell, SD, Amanda grew up on a purebred Limousin cattle operation in which she and husband Tyler are active. She graduated with a degree in agriculture journalism...

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