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The antique-style electric car that animal rights advocates want to replace Central Park horse carriages is ready to roll - and making its debut at the New York Auto Show this week.Read more
Now that Mayor de Blasio’s in office, animal rights groups are no longer in the doghouse.Read more
After promising to end the city’s controversial horse carriage industry during his electoral race, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced that the horses will be retired this year, providing a welcome timeline and a clear victory for animal advocates who’ve worked on the issue for years.Read more
Animal-rights activists took a NYCLASS trip to Albany Wednesday, marking the rollout of an effort by the group -- best known for fighting the city's horse-carriage industry -- to increase the size of its political footprint.
Editorial: It’s time to ban horse-drawn carriages in New York City.Read more
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The carriage horse industry is making one final last ditch effort to keep their inhumane industry by spreading desperate lies to the media. It won't work, but only if we band together once again and let NYC City Council know how LOUD and STRONG our humane voter hoof power is!
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We know how abusive the carriage industry has been, and that's why we cannot stop pushing the City Council now. We cannot afford to sit on the sidelines now -- we're so close to winning this.
BY MATTHEW WITTMAN / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2014, 4:35 AM
The arrival this week of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus at Barclays Center has prompted a renewed push by animal welfare advocates for the city to ban wild or exotic animals like elephants and lions in public entertainments.
BY ERIN DURKIN / DAILY NEWS CITY HALL BUREAU
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2014, 9:03 PM
The circus is coming to town — and some advocates want it to be for the last time.
NYCLASS, the animal rights group that’s been the key player in pushing for a ban on Central Park horse carriages, says it also wants the city to bar the use of animals in circuses — one item on an expanded agenda it plans to pursue this year.
“This is another example of the type of cruelty that has no place in New York City,” said Allie Feldman, the group’s executive director.