What Homeless Crisis? California Governor Announces New Ban On Sale of Fur Products

California has a lot of problems.

Their homeless population is exploding and disease is a growing public health threat.

They are also in the middle of a power crisis with rolling blackouts.

But have no fear. They are concentrating on the truly important issues like banning the sale of fur.

CBS News reports:

California becomes first state to ban the sale of new fur products

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California is now the first state to prohibit the sale and manufacture of new fur products under a bill signed by Governor Gavin Newsom on Saturday. Newsom also signed a new law prohibiting the trophy hunting of bobcats in the state and banning the use of certain wild animals in circuses.

The new fur law makes it illegal to manufacture, sell or distribute a fur product in the state. It applies to clothing, handbags, shoes, slippers, hats or key chains that contain fur — providing a civil penalty for violation. The law has a few exceptions, including the use of fur products for religious purposes and taxidermy.

“California is a leader when it comes to animal welfare and today that leadership includes banning the sale of fur,” Newsom said in a statement. “But we are doing more than that. We are making a statement to the world that beautiful wild animals like bears and tigers have no place on trapeze wires or jumping through flames. Just YouTube the videos showing the cruel way these animals – often stripped from their mothers as babies – are trained to do dangerous tricks. It’s deeply disturbing.”

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See Governor Gavin Newsom’s tweet below:

Here are a few choice responses:

Governor Newsom might want to reexamine his priorities.


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