Fur Ban News Across the Continent

Protesters Collect Secret Cash to Oppose Fur Ban Proposed in California, Documents Reveal

Matt Gray, identifying himself only as a representative of Cal Small Bizand Taxpayers for Improving Public Safety, chastised legislators for seeking to regulate the cannabis industry while banning fur - a double standard he said he found "baffling." Gray, one of the opponents at the hearing last month, was joined by a large group of students who also testified against the ban.

Protesters Hired To Oppose Proposed Law Banning Animal Fur Sales

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Koch-Funded Organization Paid People to Oppose Fur Ban at CA Senate Hearing

Californians claiming to be environmentalists and indigenous rights activists are being paid by a right-wing organization with ties to the Charles Koch Foundation to oppose AB44, the California fur ban, according to documents obtained by the animal rights organization Direct Action Everywhere (DxE).

Banning Fur is Not an Issue of Race

(photo: @theanimalvoters) The world around us is changing. People are making more ethical choices concerning the environment and the welfare of other species. We're starting to use less plastic because of the impact it has on our oceans and ocean life.

NYC Fur Ban: What’s in the Black Community’s Best Interest?

by Omowale Adewale

 
NYC Fur Ban: What’s in the Black Community’s Best Interest?  by Omowale Adewale  The reliance on animals and corporations that push them as commodities has truly hurt our health, savings and our spirituality. This reliance on animals has given us heart disease, debt and moved us further away from building community.   I wish members of the African American community who are vegan, plant-based and/or animal rights activists knew NYC City Council Speaker Corey Johnson was sponsoring NYC bill Intro 1476 on banning fur. We would have been proactive on this issue as it aligns with our purpose of Black VegFest.   Read more

NYC Fur Ban: What’s in the Black Community’s Best Interest? by Omowale Adewale

The reliance on animals and corporations that push them as commodities has truly hurt our health, savings and our spirituality. This reliance on animals has given us heart disease, debt and moved us further away from building community.

I wish members of the African American community who are vegan, plant-based and/or animal rights activists knew NYC City Council Speaker Corey Johnson was sponsoring NYC bill Intro 1476 on banning fur. We would have been proactive on this issue as it aligns with our purpose of Black VegFest. Read more

 

Fur Closer to Being Finished in California

SACRAMENTO -- Tuesday state senators in the Natural Resources Committee voted to advance Assembly Bill 44, legislation that would essentially ban fur production and sales in California. "I believe it's time for us to take the first step in the country and say as a state, we're going to go fur-free," said Assemblywoman Laura Friedman, D-Glendale.

Fox40: Fur Closer to Being Finished in California

 
 

Fur Flies at City Hall: In NYC, animal rights activists and the fur industry clash at City Hall over a bill to ban the sale of fur. May 2019. By Donny Moss of Their Turn.

 

Fur industry tries to fabricate 'overwhelming opposition' to Council's proposed ban on pelt sales

"If you don't live in New York City, or your friends and family do, you don't have to say they do, you can call...and just give, like, another address," a male rep for FurNYC told attendees at the meeting, according to a recording provided to the Daily News.

NYC Fur Ban: The Beginning of the End for a Cruel Industry

With New York City, a world fashion capital, finally joining the crop of cities banning the sale of fur, the exploitative fur industry's days are numbered. With New York City, a world fashion capital, finally joining the crop of cities banning the sale of fur, the exploitative fur industry's days are numbered.