Vermont Enacts H.636, Banning Coyote Killing Contests in the State

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Vermont Becomes the Second State in the Nation
to Ban Coyote Killing Contests for Prizes


MONTPELIER, Vermont—Yesterday, Vermont enacted H.636, effectively banning coyote killing contests throughout the state. A passionate and persistent coalition of landowners, biologists, farmers, hunters, wildlife enthusiasts, and concerned citizens overcame opposition from paid lobbyists and Vermont’s own Fish and Wildlife Department to usher this momentous bill through the legislative process. Project CoyoteProtect Our Wildlife Vermont, the Humane Society of the United States, and other conservation organizations campaigned vigorously to help get the bill passed through the House and Senate, and to encourage the Governor to sign it into law. Special thanks go to Rep. David L. Deen, who sponsored the bill, and to Rep. Carol Ode, who helped write the bill.

Wildlife conservationists hailed the bill’s passage as a victory for Vermont’s wildlife. Camilla Fox, Executive Director of Project Coyote, stated, “We…

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Petition: Save the Grizzly Bears – End Wyoming’s Misguided Grizzly Bear Hunt!

by: Care2 Team
target: Wyoming Game and Fish Department

81,402 SUPPORTERS – 85,000 GOAL
When news that the grizzly bears around Yellowstone National Park had been removed from the Endangered Species List made headlines last year, animal lovers were right to worry.

The iconic predator of the American outdoors now had a target tied to its back. It would be only a matter of time before officials would allow hunters to harvest these bears that had been protected for more than 40 years.

Unfortunately, that day has come. Wyoming officials have approved the state’s first grizzly bear hunt since the animals were delisted. Starting in September, hunters will be able to take a total of 23 bears.

The decision to delist the bears was wrong, but offering their heads up as hunting trophies is even more disgusting. Show the state of Wyoming that you are against this senseless hunt. Sign the petition and demand that the September hunt is canceled.

https://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/240/971/680/

 

Urgent! Calls Needed Now To Help Advance 3 Bills In California Senate: Plant-Based Meal Options, CA Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act & The Iconic African Species Protection Act – World Animal News

Urgent! Calls Needed Now To Help Advance 3 Bills In California Senate: Plant-Based Meal Options, CA Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act & The Iconic African Species Protection Act
By Judie Mancuso

People in California are urged to contact their Senators today to help advance three crucial bills to the next step in becoming law.
SB 1138 – Plant-Based Meal Options
SB 1138, Food Options: Plant-Based Meals, which was introduced by Senator Nancy Skinner, would require licensed California healthcare facilities and state prisons to make available plant-based meal options containing no animal products or by-products, including meat, poultry, fish, dairy, or eggs.
SB 1138 is sponsored by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine and Social Compassion in Legislation.
SB 1249 – CA Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act
SB 1249, the CA Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act, introduced by Senator Cathleen Galgiani, would make it unlawful for any cosmetic manufacturer to knowingly import or sell any cosmetic, including personal hygiene products such as deodorant, shampoo, or conditioner, in California if the final product or any component of the product was tested on animals after January 1st, 2020.
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine and Social Compassion in Legislation are also the sponsors of SB 1249.
SB 1487 – Iconic African Species Protection Act
SB 1487, the Iconic African Species Protection Act, introduced by Senator Henry Stern, would ban the possession of any dead body part of an African elephant, African lion, leopard, black or white rhinoceros, giraffe, Jentink’s duiker, plains zebra, mountain zebra, hippopotamus, and striped hyena throughout the state. The exempts articles that are already possessed in the state at the time of enactment or if possessed by a bona fide education or scientific institution.
Social Compassion in Legislation is the sole sponsor of SB 1487.
Please Contact Your California Senators http://worldanimalnews.com/urgent-calls-needed-now-to-help-advance-3-bills-in-california-senate-plant-based-meal-options-ca-cruelty-free-cosmetics-act-the-iconic-african-species-protection-act/!

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