ALERT: Florida New “Reptiles of Concern”

ALERT: Florida New “Reptiles of Concern”

UPDATE 5/4/19: These bills failed to pass committee and are now dead for this session. 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 […]

ACTION ALERT: New Mexico Senate Bill 38

ACTION ALERT: New Mexico Senate Bill 38

Contact legislators today! This bill needs to be amended! UPDATE: SB38 died as it did not pass through the House and complete the legislative process. 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 […]

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 […]

ACTION ALERT: California Educational Program Ban

ACTION ALERT: California Educational Program Ban

UPDATE! On March 28, California Senate Bill 313 was amended (a second amendment following the March 21 amendment). The language is now very different. The bill specifically bans animals (other than domesticated dogs, cats, and horses) in traditional circuses. The educational programs which were affected under the introduced language have accepted the amendments and now […]

ACTION ALERT: Illinois Animal Program Ban HB2554

UPDATE March 5: The bill sponsor tabled (pulled from consideration) HB2554 at today’s hearing. This would not have happened without an outpouring of opposition! Be sure to contact legislators listed below and also fill out this form. Be sure to choose “Opponent.” LINK: www.my.ilga.gov/WitnessSlip/Create/118661?committeeHearingId=16603&LegislationId=118661&LegislationDocumentId=149787&GridCurrentCommittees-page=7&fbclid=IwAR10xoI3TM35w9ChdE1VSf1kqCrc78rh4MTSg9CNzzB-XS-zF53hbBSwhVs Very basic summary: Ban on any animal species non-native to the U.S. being […]