From the desk of Vanessa Gagne:
ANIMAL ISSUES LEGISLATIVE UPDATE
July 16, 2020
OSBI officials assisting investigation at zoo formerly owned by Joe Exotic
Tina Fay says she was railroaded, and she’s still trying to prove it.
Wilmington Town Meeting Recap: Budget, Circus Animal Ban Pass
“Article 65, the circus act ban, initially appeared to fail by voice vote, but when it was revoted by standing count, turned out to have passed 84-74.”
This was a very close call and shows that if more of us call, write, and appear in person it can have a significant effect on the outcome of these small municipal bans. There may even be potential to have this ruling overturned.
South Huron to vote on whether to host big cats on Grand Bend's doorstep
World Animal Protection (WAP), a radical animal rights organization that believes we shouldn’t even touch or bathe elephants, is helping to oppose these people’s application to keep their lions.
No exotic animal bylaw exemption for lion cubs
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Tiger Truck Stop, famous for viral camel-biting incident, will stop showcasing exotic animals
Wild animals banned from circuses in Wales