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What position did Cesar Chavez take on rodeos?

In a December 26, 1990 letter to Eric Mills, coordinator for Oakland, California based Action for Animals, the late great Cesar Chavez, a man who fought tirelessly for migrant farm workers, and who cared deeply about all suffering, weighed in on the issue of animal abuse. As a great leader and humanitarian, Mr. Chavez left no doubt how he felt about animal cruelty and rodeos, which he obviously considered to be one and the same. Here is his letter in its entirety: