What: NYCLASS supporters will gather petition signatures in an effort to encourage local Manhattan City Council members Ben Kallos and Dan Gardonick to support legislation to remove horse carriages from New York City streets.Read more
MEDIA RELEASE: NYCLASS Demands City Revoke License of Horse Carriage Industry Spokesperson for Violating Suspension
According to the Mayor's office and the ASPCA, NYPD officials suspended horse carriage operations due to high temperatures yesterday at 12:37 pm. During the suspension, carriage driver and industry spokesperson Christina Hansen is seen on the below video operating her horse carriage at 1:54 pm yesterday.Read more
Report: Electric Vehicles Proven to be Safer Alternative to Horse Carriages
A safety report from Harley Holt & Associates concludes that:Read more
"NYCLASS believes every effort should be made to spare the bear's life so it can be returned to the wild. We are hoping for a non-lethal resolution to this matter. In addition to our efforts, PETA and Friends of Animals have offered to help safely relocate the bear."
What: Dozens of supporters of NYCLASS and PETA will protest the opening of the new carriage industry propaganda film narrated by Liam Neeson tonight in the East Village. Liam Neeson – who's nanny's husband is a carriage driver – has been an outspoken defender of the unsafe and inhumane practice of using horse carriages in busy New York streets and this protest follows similar actions outside the actor's New York City home in April.