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Urbana's Proposed Ban on Feeding Wildlife Stalls Over Feral Cats
Offbeat  (tags: feral cats, ban, feeding )

Jeri
- 5 days ago - dispatch.com
leaders of UrbanaâEUR(TM)s city government were considering a feeding/sheltering ban and wanted to enact an ordinance that would make what she does a crime, she and others in the cat-advocate community mobilized. They showed up in force
"NOSEY'S LAW" COULD BAN ELEPHANTS AND OTHER ANIMALS FROM CIRCUSES AND FAIRS IN NEW JERSEY
Offbeat  (tags: nosey, circus animals, exotic animals, animal abuse, animal exploitation, ban, Animal welfare act )

Kalliope
- 7 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
On Monday, New Jersey state legislature voted to ban the use of elephants and other exotic animals from circuses and other entertainment facilities within the state. With overwhelming support, the bill passed the Senate and the Assembly, and if...
Paris May Soon Ban the Use of Wild Animals in Circuses
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, circuses, ban )

Cher
- 35 days ago - connexionfrance.com
The city of Paris has stated it is working to ban circuses that use animals as part of their acts from appearing in the capital.
California's Foie Gras Ban Could Soon Be Back in Effect
Offbeat  (tags: animals, suffering, foie gras, ban )

Anna
- 406 days ago - peta.org
The state of California enacted a ban on sales of foie gras in 2012 in response to the cruelty inherent in the production of this vile product, during which workers repeatedly jam pipes down ducksâEUR(TM) throats and pump up to 4 pounds of grain and fat
Victory!!! Taiwan Bans Cosmetics Animal Testing
Offbeat  (tags: animals, protection, ban, Taiwan )

Anna
- 452 days ago - hsi.org
Taiwan has joined the growing global momentum to end cosmetics cruelty today with passage of legislation to end cosmetics animal testing. The bill, proposed by Legislators Wang YuMin and Zhuang Rui Xiong, amends TaiwanâEUR(TM)s Control for Cosmetic Hygiene Act
California Bans Use of Bullhooks in Handling Captive Elephants!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, elephants, bullhooks, cruelty, ban )

Anna
- 508 days ago - humanesociety.org
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a measure into law that protects captive elephants in California. Authored by Sen. Ricardo Lara, D-33, Senate Bill 1062 prohibits the use of bullhooks on elephants and goes into effect on January 1, 2018.
Dog Dresses Up Like Poodle To Avoid Pit Bull Ban
Offbeat  (tags: pit bull, ban, quebec, unfairness, pics )

Barb
- 577 days ago - thedodo.com
Quebec City will officially outlaw pit bull type dogs by January 1, 2017, joining a slew of other cities in North America who have a similar law on the books. Current pit bull owners will have until then to essentially dump their dogs.
Spains Balearic Islands Move One Step Closer to Banning Bullfighting
Offbeat  (tags: Spain, Balearic Islands, ban, bull fighting, good news )

Scooby
- 710 days ago - eureporter.co
The parliament of the Balearic Islands has voted in favour of a proposal to initiate a ban on bullfighting and animal fiestas in the autonomous community. Following the vote, a legislative proposal needs to be presented to modify the Animal Protection Law
Pakistan Lifts Ban on Hunting Rare Bird After Government Protests
Offbeat  (tags: pakistan, lifts, ban, birds, gulf, endangered, houbara bustard )

Scooby
- 728 days ago - reuters.com
Pakistan's Supreme Court lifted a ban on hunting a rare bird on Friday, after the government argued it hurt relations with Gulf states whose wealthy hunters traditionally travel to Pakistan to pursue the endangered species with falcons.
Fifa: Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini Get Eight-Year Bans
Offbeat  (tags: Sepp Blatter, Michel Platini, Ban, Fifa )

Ray
- 761 days ago - m.bbc.co.uk
Fifa president Sepp Blatter and Uefa boss Michel Platini have been suspended for eight years from all football-related activities following an ethics investigation.
HISTORIC: The World Just Took One Huge Step Forward For Elephants
Offbeat  (tags: Elephants, rhinos, poaching, ivory, USA, china, ban )

Scooby
- 846 days ago - thedodo.com
In a move already being hailed as " historic," U.S. President Barack Obama and China's President Xi Jinping agreed to ban ivory sales in their respective countries on Friday.
Scotland to Ban GM Crop Growing
Offbeat  (tags: GMO, food, Ban, Scotland, UK )

Ray
- 895 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Scotland is to ban the growing of genetically modified crops, the country's rural affairs secretary has announced.
Cecil the Lion: Why a Hunting Ban Is Not the Answer
Offbeat  (tags: animals, hunting, big game, ban, wildlife )

Ray
- 897 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Three little spots on a cracked smartphone screen show Brent Stapelkamp the last known locations of Jericho the lion.
Calls for Denmark to Ban Circus Animals After Distressed Elephant Smashes Car (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: ban, elephants, circuses, denmark, car )

Scooby
- 920 days ago - earthtouchnews.com
Animal welfare groups in Denmark are intensifying their calls for a total ban on wild animals in the country's circuses after an annual elephant "bathing show" ended with one of the agitated animals smashing a vehicle as bystanders narrowly escaped
California Kangaroo Skin Battle Heats Up
Offbeat  (tags: Kangaroo, animal skin, California, ban, government, kangaroo leather )

Scooby
- 953 days ago - sbs.com.au
The Australian government is urging California to abolish a ban on kangaroo skin imports, despite concerns from animal rights groups.
 

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