20 Feb '12, 9pm

Take Action: Stop Fur Trapping In Nevada | Care2 Causes

Take Action: Stop Fur Trapping In Nevada | Care2 Causes

Since the shocking video last month of a dog being urged to lunge at a helpless bobcat caught in a trap by a member of a Nevada wildlife advisory board, many new developments have taken place. A petition calling for the board member’s resignation was drafted, prosecution charges may be filed, a news report was filmed and legislation for a ban on fur trapping was proposed. The appalling video filmed by Tracy Truman, who is a lawyer and vice president of the Nevada Trappers Association, put three woman on a mission to get much stricter regulations on fur trapping in the state and work toward a possible ban. Gina Greisen of Nevada Voters for Animals and Karen Layne of the Las Vegas Valley Humane Society moved quickly to make changes in the southern portion of the state while Trish Swain introduced legislation in the north. Greisen developed a petition asking the Clark County ...

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