Thursday, 18 December 2014 23:34

New York City Council Passes Ordinance 55

New York, N.Y., December 17, 2014 – Ordinance 55 was just voted into law to amend the administrative code of NYC with the purpose of regulating pet shops. The New York City Council voted 49 – 2 to pass the ordinance on December 17th along with three other ordinances that will positively impact companion animals.

The Companion Animal Protection Society is mentioned in the following article about major, positive changes for animals brought on by direct action:

Publication/Event date: 2014-12-18
Publication name: One Green Planet
URL for more info: http://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsandnature/5-major-changes-for-animals-influenced-by-direct-action/
Summary:
Do you remember the first time you were incensed about an issue involving animals? Whenever we come upon an issue that touches us in a very personal way, our innate reaction is to want to make a change; we want to speak for the voiceless, defeat those who had a hand in cruelty, and educate others. However, sometimes this sense of urgency leaves us paralyzed and overwhelmed with the behemoth task before us.

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