Feb 04 2021
Several states introduce bills banning fur, voicing concerns over cruelty, pandemic riskThe momentum to end the use of fur continues to build. As state legislative sessions get underway across the United States, bills to ban fur sales have been introduced in five states so far, including Rhode Island, Oregon, Connecticut, Hawaii and New York. A bill introduced in Washington would ban the production of fur.
Feb 07 2019
Update: Western States Move to Limit TrappingTrapping is a Western tradition – but conflicts with conservationists and pet-lovers are increasing the call for new restrictions.
Mar 30 2017
Rep. Peter DeFazio Introduces Legislation to Ban the Use of Lethal PoisionsOregon Rep. Peter DeFazio introduces legislation to ban lethal poisons compound 1080, sodium cyanide for predator control.
Jan 31 2017
Traps Should Be Checked More Often Under New BillA new bill is being championed to require a daily check of all furbearer and predator traps, as well as posted warning signs.
Apr 15 2016
In About-Face, Feds Deny Endangered Species Protections for Pacific FisherFederal wildlife officials say they won't list the Pacific fisher as an endangered species, less than two years after ruling the animal deserved federal protections.