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Animal Law Coalition Press releases

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Apr 23, 2010
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has signed into law the bill that bans devocalization of dogs and cats except in the event of a medical necessity. This humane legislation is the first effective statewide law banning this cruel practice.

Mar 19, 2009
A court ruled Miami-Dade's 20 year ban on pit bulls was too vague in defining "pit bull" and unfairly let animal control officers basically guess whether a dog is a pit bull.

Feb 05, 2009
Florida Week for the Animals is an exciting statewide event created to celebrate and joyfully build awareness for the issues affecting animals.

Dec 03, 2008
Documents never before made public reveal the USDA was aware of extreme cruelty during horse slaughter at facilities in the U.S. The documents dispute claims horse slaughter in the U.S. was in any sense humane and instead reveal a brutal ordeal

Jun 17, 2008
A recent study shows horse slaughter is driven by a demand for horse meat primarily in Europe and not the number of abandoned or unwanted horses. If horse slaughter is banned, there would be no increase in numbers of unwanted or abandoned horses.

Jun 06, 2008
Pennsylvania Week for the Animals is an exciting statewide event to celebrate and build awareness about animals.

Jun 04, 2008
A nationwide study of equine abuse and neglect has recently been concluded by researchers working with the Animal Law Coalition. Study shows no increase in equine abuse following closure of horse slaughterhouses.

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