Governor Jerry Brown’s controversial proposal to repeal the Hayden Law was defeated in the state Assembly today.
Animal welfare organizations and public officials joined together today to ask California lawmakers not to repeal the Hayden Law, with its lifesaving protections for shelter animals.
The Dexter’s Law Animal Abuser Registry, Horatio’s Law Domestic Violence Against Family Pets protection bill, and the Animal Rescue Act all failed to become law as time ran out today with the Florida legislative session for 2012 coming to a close.
A networking effort in recent days saved the life of a sweet black cat who was given a death sentence at NYC ACC because the person turning him in said he had attacked someone. Lennox’s life was spared and he was rescued.
We shared Rita Beach’s appeal for the return of Chrisy after the SPCA refused to give her back to her family, and many readers showed support and shared. Now a petition asks for Chrissy’s return.