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Animal Legislative Update from Vanessa Gagne

Thu, September 12, 2019 4:26 PM | Sue Gallup (Administrator)

From the desk of Vanessa Gagne:
ANIMAL ISSUES LEGISLATIVE UPDATE


UPDATES

The New York City Council is considering a ban on foie gras - a law backed by animal rights groups claiming duck abuse. Please consider weighing in on this and support the foie gras farmers. It is a slippery slope we are already sliding down when a city can ban its citizens from eating a food product. 
The truth about foie gras: A producer says animal rights advocates have it all wrong

California has banned commercial and recreational fur trapping on both public and private lands. Governor Newsom signed it into law as this legislative session comes to a close. The Circus Cruelty and Prevention Act was also signed into law - it prohibits the use of any exotic animal in a circus act. Only domestic dogs, cats, and horses are allowed. 
California becomes first state to ban fur trapping after Gov. Newsom signs law

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