An intern in Senator Brownsberger’s office provides an overview of the animal rights bills up for consideration in the legislature this session
First Responders & Injured Pets?
Does Mass law permit first responders to give basic care to pets in fires, accidents and other emergencies? Could we follow Ohio’s lead (unless we already allow this)? http://bigstory.ap.org/article/cddaaafd650d43189c61cfd996c5c400/new-law-supports-first-responders-who-treat-injured-pets
Animal abuse registry
I’ve recently received dozens of emails urging me to support legislating creating an animal abuser registry. I support the goals of this legislation, but I think it needs more work.
Boston is #4 in the world for Ivory sales, Cambridge is #7
Boston is a heavy purveyor of ivory which is contributing to the mass destruction of elephants and rhinos in the world. Destined to be extinct by 2025, MA needs to …
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Animal protection bills co-sponsored by Senator Brownsberger this session
Animal protection is an important issue for Senator Brownsberger and for the 2015-2016 legislative session he has signed on as a co-sponsor to the 11 bills listed in this post.
Farm Animal Cruelty
Mary Mahony asks about Will’s position on legislation banning gestation crates and veal crates, and he replies about the importance–symbolic for the present and possibly significant for the future–of passing it.