In a landmark bill that is currently sitting on the desk of California Governor Jerry Brown, homeless pets may finally get a huge break.
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Governor Jerry Brown of California just signed into law a statewide ban (AB 96) on the sale of ivory and rhino horn.
Back in 1998, then California State Senator Tom Hayden authored a bill called The Hayden Act that would protect stray and impounded animals in municipal shelters from being euthanized for up to six days.
Just this past Friday, California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill that prohibits the sale, trade, and possession of shark fins. Hopefully, this will help the decreasing population of sharks. Said Governor Brown, “”The practice of cutting the fins off of living sharks and dumping them back in the ocean is not only cruel, but it harms the health of our oceans.” He continued,” In the interest of future generations, I have signed this bill.”