The 2020 Legislative Session ended at 5:00 pm on March 18, 2020, a decision in Maryland’s history that had not happened since the Civil War. Many emergency bills passed in theContinue reading
Category: 2020 Legislation
Animal Bills May Stall as Maryland General Assembly Ends Early
Animal legislation has been getting strong support in 2020 from Maryland’s lawmakers. However, even after passing in their respective chambers, most of these bills will not have time to crossContinue reading
Let’s Stop Testing Cosmetics on Animals in Maryland!
Please contact your legislators and tell them that you SUPPORT SB 729! This bill would prohibit animal testing in the development of a cosmetic as well as prohibit a manufacturerContinue reading
Let’s Stop the Nontherapeutic Declawing of Cats in Maryland!
The most frequent type of declawing is called an onychectomy, which involves using a scalpel or laser to amputate the last bone of a cat’s toes on its paws. Think of surgically amputating all of a person’s fingers or toes at their top joint.Continue reading
Protect foxes, coyotes, and small mammals from cruel killing contests!
This bill would prohibit the random killing of mammals as defined in the HB 863 in organized wildlife killing contests, where the sole purpose of the event is to kill the largest number of animals possible, often for cash or guns.Continue reading