Fri Jan 30th – Testify Against Horse Drawn Carriages

27 01 2009

Members of Peta and many animal rights organizations and groups will be at City Hall no January 30th at 1pm to testify before the city about the animal abuse involved in this industry. 

City Council Consumer Affairs Committee will hold a public hearing on two carriage horse bills. Both Intro 658/2007 (Avella) and Intro 653-A/2007 will be on the agenda. Intro 658 seeks to ban the industry and is the bill we are supporting. Intro 653-A is a carriage- industry bill and must be opposed. 

DATE: Friday, January 30, 2009 

PRESS CONFERENCE: 12noon for the Avella Press conference on the steps of City Hall 

PUBLIC HEARING – 1pm Council Hearing begins (get there at least 1/2 hour before in order to sign up to testify.) 
WHERE: City Hall – 2nd floor Council Chambers (there is no street address.) You may enter on either the Broadway or Park Row side. 

 

 

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