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Animal Legislative Update from Vanessa Gagne

Thu, November 07, 2019 3:40 PM | Sue Gallup (Administrator)

From the desk of Vanessa Gagne:
ANIMAL ISSUES LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

 November 7, 2019

UPDATES
The PACT Act
passed the House last week and has also now passed the Senate.  It is ready for the President to either sign it into law or veto it.
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/06/us/politics/animal-cruelty-pact-bill.html

Proposition 10 in Texas overwhelmingly passed which gives handlers of military and law enforcement dogs the option to adopt them after service.

The case for Nosey the elephant was dismissed on November 4th in the city of Moulton, Alabama.  Which is actually good news as it will allow the Liebels to file an appeal with higher courts. 

IN THE NEWS

'Out of tragedy we try to make something positive': Gov. DeWine signs amusement ride safety bill into law

Humane Society calls for tougher exotic animal laws following deadly python incident

Animal rights activists sue biggest US foie gras distributor
Right after banning foie gras in the city of New York…

Ben & Jerry’s sued for deceptive marketing in ‘happy cows’ case

Owner of traveling exotic zoo wanted on felony animal cruelty charges, wife says he's being targeted


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