ACTION ALERT: Stop rattlesnake gassing in Texas

ACTION ALERT: Stop rattlesnake gassing in Texas

A bill to support! Texas House Bill 3559 would ban the destructive practice of “gassing.” Gassing is the dumping or spraying of toxic chemicals into wildlife borrows and dens to force out wildlife. Often, gassing is used to collect rattlesnakes for roundup events where the snakes are then kicked, killed, and even have their mouths sewn […]

Action Alert: Alabama Rattlesnakes Threatened

Action Alert: Alabama Rattlesnakes Threatened

Senate Bill 64 removes all State protections for rattlesnakes in Alabama. As if snakes were not under enough pressure, now certain cities in Alabama will be allowed to do whatever they want with them, including kill all of them they can find at public events and festivals. “This bill would prohibit the Commissioner of Conservation […]

ALERT: Florida New “Reptiles of Concern”

ALERT: Florida New “Reptiles of Concern”

UPDATE 3/5/19: HB1105 has been referred to the House Agriculture & Natural Resources Subcommittee. Contact details for all Representatives can be found at www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Committees/committeesdetail.aspx?SessionId=87&CommitteeId=3024. UPDATE 2/27/19: A companion bill has been introduced in the House as House Bill 1105. This means there are two bills of very similar language (jn this case, the exact same) in both […]

ACTION ALERT: New Mexico Senate Bill 38

ACTION ALERT: New Mexico Senate Bill 38

Contact legislators today! This bill needs to be amended! This bill bans the selling and purchasing of any species listed under Appendix 1 of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna (CITES) as well as a short list of other species (see bill text below). CITES Appendix 1 includes many species which […]

Texas House Bill 135

Texas House Bill 135

A bill to support! Texas HB135 puts a halt to radical animal rights groups misleading legislators with their “traveling animal act” and “animal performance” bans. Across the country, we have seen these bans proposed at both local and state levels. Some states have already passed these superfluous laws. Instead of enforcing current animal welfare and cruelty […]