New Jersey Senate Bill S2750 (Senator Ray Lesniak) and A4407 (Assemblyman Daniel Benson)
would ban the manufacture, sale, possession, importation, transportation, or
use of any trap that is a spring-loaded device that restrains an animal by capturing
the foot, leg, or other body part, including an enclosed foothold type trap
or any other type trap that uses a jaw, arm, bar, cable, or wire to grasp or
pin the animal's foot, leg, or other body part. Please write to your legislators
to support this bill. READ MORE
Pedals' Law was introduced on October 17, 2016,
but Senator Sweeney has refused to post it for a full Senate vote. We remain
committed to this vital legislation and are presently working on a plan that
may influence Senator Sweeney.
On March 14, 2017 Vineland, NJ City
Council Members unanimously adopted an ordinance banning traveling wild
animal exhibitions from city owned property.
On February 23, 2017, the Hudson
County Board of Freeholders voted unanimously to ban wild animal circuses
on public lands! This victory is one of many over the last six months.
Cumberland passed a circus ban on public lands in December. Passaic County passed
a ban on public lands in November. Jersey City passed a ban on both private
and public in September. Bergen County passed a ban on public lands in July.
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