Pending bill to ban guinea pig sales is far more likely to succeed than rat control bills passed by 44-6 margins NEW YORK CITY–– “Legislation to prohibit New York City pet stores from selling guinea pigs has 35 co-sponsors in the New York City Council – this is incredible!” exulted Voters for Animal Rights […]
Are NYC foie gras ban & other new “pro-animal” bills all they’re quacked up to be?
“Horsefeathers,” says Coalition to Ban Horse-Drawn Carriages founder NEW YORK CITY, N.Y.––Voters For Animal Rights was quick to declare victory on October 30, 2019 when the New York City Council passed a bill banning the sale of foie gras from force-fed ducks and geese and a bill creating a Mayor’s Office of Animal Welfare within […]
Nothing for carriage horses, $3 million for rat-proof garbage bags
NYC mayor Bill de Blasio demonstrates his priorities NEW YORK CITY, N.Y.––A $3 million sale of supposedly rat-proof garbage bags has the FBI “sniffing around in New York,” reported Jim Dwyer of The New York Times on June 23, 2016. The FBI probe of rat-proof garbage bag dealings results from a series of investigations […]
Coalition to Ban Horse-Drawn Carriages to picket NYC mayor de Blasio for failing to keep promise
“De Blasio promised to ban horse-drawn carriages when he got into office. He has not kept that promise.” Enough is Enough! We are holding a peaceful demo in front of New York City mayor Bill de Blasio’s official residence at Gracie Mansion on Tuesday night, August 26, at 6:30 p.m. Please stand with us in […]