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Texas Senate Votes to Ban Gassing of Sheltered Animals - National Dogs | Examiner.Com


Animals  (tags: Texas, gas chambers, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, crime, dogs, cats, pets, law, GoodNews, goodnews )

Dianne Ly
- 510 days ago - examiner.com
According to Thursday's publication of MSN News, the Texas Senate made a unanimous vote on Wednesday to prohibit animal shelters from utilizing gas chambers to destroy animals. GOOD NEWS!!



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Allan Yorkowitz (452)
Friday March 29, 2013, 4:10 pm
Fantastic news.
 

Kit B. (277)
Friday March 29, 2013, 4:29 pm

I do hope this is true, I have very low expectations of anything positive coming out of Austin.
 

Natasha Salgado (518)
Friday March 29, 2013, 4:29 pm
Great news!!! But all remaining States that currently use this cruel and senseless gassing method need to also be banned. Thx Dianne.
 

Terry V. (30)
Friday March 29, 2013, 5:47 pm
HAPPY DANCE, THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 

Christeen Anderson (474)
Friday March 29, 2013, 5:48 pm
Yea. This is wonderful news. Thanks for sharing it with us.
 

Julia R. (290)
Friday March 29, 2013, 6:21 pm
This is great news!! Hopefully, it will soon be implemented all across Texas and I hope that other states still using terribly inhumane gassing will also ban this painful and barbaric practice to homeless animals! Thanks Dianne for sharing this!
 

Judy B. (57)
Friday March 29, 2013, 7:15 pm
Alright! This cruel barbaric practice needs to end everywhere. Thanks Dianne.
 

Nan Towle (53)
Friday March 29, 2013, 7:30 pm
This is a good step in the right direction. The implementation of spaying and neutering education, clinics and programs would severely impact the numbers of homeless and unwanted animals with lots of others and businesses working to find homes. San Antonio has been working hard to become no kill and is almost there. They are a good example of what people can do once they get a plan. It's worth checking them out!
 

Lydia S. (172)
Friday March 29, 2013, 9:28 pm
Thank you , Good news I hope it sets a precedent for all states .
 

Danuta Watola (1191)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 3:21 am
Noted
 

IlonaAWAY TODAY V. (0)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 5:44 am
Thanks. Noted really great news!
 

Daniel Partlow (189)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 7:29 am
Amazing, another success!
 

John S. (300)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 11:48 am
Noted.
 

Betty Kelly (2)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 11:59 am
Good for Texas dogs/cats. Gas chambers should be baned everywhere.
 

Birgit W. (144)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 12:54 pm
Wonderful. Thanks
 

Gloria picchetti (286)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 1:07 pm
Good now I hope more states pass this law.
 

Malgorzata Zmuda (182)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 1:30 pm
Dobra wiadomość dla Teksasu, a kiedy inne stany?
 

Madhu Pillai (22)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 1:33 pm
Noted
 

Dianne D. (457)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 1:34 pm
Good news but they need to go to the root of the problem and make all those that breed or let their animals breed have to buy breeders licences and have to take back all the animals they produce, no matter how old or sick the animal is. The shelters have to do this, so should those responsible for the mess in the first place.
 

Susie S. (4)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 1:39 pm
great!!next step...no killing at any shelter!
 

kye j. (41)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 1:50 pm
Ban gassing at all animal pounds globally and implement NO KILL shelters/pounds.
Spay and neuter all pets.
 

janet f. (29)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 2:56 pm
I have my fingers crossed.
 

Mariette G. (149)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 4:09 pm
Thanks for the great news Dianne!
 

Tom Edgar (56)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 4:58 pm
So what do you do when there is a proliferation of animals with the over population so great there is no way you can feed them? Now the next specie..,. 9 billion of them. Guess we'll leave that to nature and the next plague. Or maybe a war or two.
 

Dianne Lynn Eakin (731)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 5:08 pm
Banning of gas chambers everywhere is a wonderful thing!!
Banning the inhumane gas chambers has nothing to to with any "plagues"?!
 

Dianne Lynn Eakin (731)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 5:38 pm
Sorry but I am a bit confused on some of the comments posted her,this is a good thing...doing away with the gas chamber EVERYWHERE is a good thin.I do not understand the "plague" comment or the above comment???
Can someone please help me out with this?Michael,Tom?
 

Dianne Lynn Eakin (731)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 5:43 pm
Is it better for an animal to put down with gassing,so they can struggle,fight each other,flip around,vomit and scratch to get out of the locked door---all the while breathing toxic gas for up to 1/2 hour before they die???!
 

Patsy Olive (0)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 6:38 pm
I am one happy person to know dogs will not be gased to death in Texas ( I am so happy )
 

Nimue P. (230)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 8:50 pm
Great news :)
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 10:01 pm
Happy news , thanks .
 

Donna Hamilton (136)
Sunday March 31, 2013, 3:27 am
Great news! Thanks, Dianne.
 

Ruth S. (307)
Sunday March 31, 2013, 6:29 am
Good news to start off the morning!
 

Karen B. (8)
Sunday March 31, 2013, 12:31 pm
AWESOME POSSUM.!!!!! NOW LETS BAN GASSING GLOBALLY, AROUND THE WORLD.!!!!!
 

Dianne Lynn Eakin (731)
Sunday March 31, 2013, 4:18 pm
I'm with you Karen!!!!
 

Ellen Gaston (19)
Sunday March 31, 2013, 9:55 pm
Excuse me, but Texas is far from the only state that has gas chambers and they are actually trying to change it. Further, if you are going to take pot-shots about how ignorant Texans are you should use proper grammar, fool.
 

Edgar Zuim (48)
Monday April 1, 2013, 8:24 am
Really very... very... good news!
 

iveta cer (71)
Monday April 1, 2013, 8:56 am
Thanks Dianne for great news
 

Lynne Buckley (0)
Monday April 1, 2013, 4:08 pm
Good news
 

Marliese B. (63)
Friday April 5, 2013, 4:52 pm
Thank you. Noted this great news !!!
 

Melania Padilla (176)
Tuesday April 16, 2013, 9:52 am
Awesome
 
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