Help the Rescued Gowanus Rabbits

On Jan 26th & Jan 29th, over 170 rabbits were seized from a hoarder in Gowanus, thanks to the NYPD, ASPCA & ACC. Please help by donating rabbit supplies listed below by dropping them off in person or mailing them to: Animal Care & Control, c/o Elisabeth Manwiller, 2336 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn, NY 11208.
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Carriage horse CRASHES into taxi

Scary news. Another NYC carriage horse named Pumpkin was spooked on the street yesterday and ran into a taxicab door. Luckily, no one was hurt — this time.

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Two Victories!

What a momentous week it's been -- great news to report on two urgent matters to stop horse carriages in NYC:

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Where is Ceasar?

You may have heard about Ceasar, the missing 22 year old asthmatic NYC carriage horse.

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Behind the Scenes: Creative Workshop’s Horseless eCarriage

by Craig Fitzgerald, Bold Ride Magazine

You may have caught a bit of the brouhaha from the New York International Auto Show about the Horseless eCarriage, a car commissioned by New Yorkers for Clean, Livable and Safe Streets (NYCLASS) an animal rights advocacy group that wants to ban horse-drawn carriages from New York City streets and parks. The New York Daily News has launched a campaign to save the carriages, and seemingly every publication in New York has taken one side of the debate or the other. But what all the coverage is missing is the story of the car itself.

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Gothamist: Carriage Horse Driver Accused Of Lying About 22-Year-Old Horse's Age, Condition

by Jen Chung, Apr 29, 2014

As the debate rages over whether carriage horses should continue to be a part of life in New York City, the AP reports that a carriage horse driver may have tried to fool city officials into believing an asthmatic 22-year-old horse was only 12 years old and healthy.

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Politico: Anti-horse carriage activists shut down Mort Zuckerman's phone

By DYLAN BYERS | 4/29/14 5:00 PM EDT

New York Daily News publisher Mort Zuckerman's office phone was shut down on Tuesday after anti-horse carriage activists blitzed him with a relentless stream of phone calls, POLITICO has learned.

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Apr. 28, 2014, 4:57 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — More celebrities are choosing sides in the debate over carriage horses in New York City.

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AM NY: Jillian Michaels leads horse carriage ban rally

By CARI ROMM/ Special to amNewYork April 28, 2014

"Biggest Loser” star Jillian Michaels became the latest celebrity to publicly back Mayor de Blasio’s plan to ban the city’s horse-drawn carriage industry when she led a rally outside City Hall this afternoon.

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In Carriage Horse Fight, the Daily News Is Really Having Trouble Keeping Fact and Opinion Separate

Where are their ethics?

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