Category: Legal

ATTENTION SOUTH CAROLINA: Keep Wild Animals Wild

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A proposed law in the South Carolina legislature protecting big cats, great apes, and bears needs your support. The bill takes the first steps toward making it illegal for people to own these animals as pets. South Carolina is one of only five states with no restrictions on ownership of exotic animals. These beautiful animals belong in the wild, not…

ATTENTION MARYLAND: Protect Cownose Rays

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Call your Maryland Legislator Today to End Cruel Killing Contests!  A new bill in the Maryland legislature protecting cownose rays needs your support. The bill outlaws the brutal practice of “killing contests” where cownose rays are slaughtered for people’s entertainment. In these contests, cownose rays are shot with arrows, bludgeoned with a bat, and then stuffed into containers where they…