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California lawmaker proposes bill to ban fur sales statewide

The proposed bill would apply to clothing and accessories including, but not limited to: handbags, shoes, slippers, hats, earmuffs, scarves, shawls, gloves, jewelry, and keychains, that is made in whole or in part of fur.

ALIX MARTICHOUX: ‘One California legislator is hoping the state will follow San Francisco’s lead and ban all sales of fur and fur products. The bill, proposed by Assemblymember Laura Friedman, would apply to clothing and accessories including, but not limited to, “handbags, shoes, slippers, hats, earmuffs, scarves, shawls, gloves, jewelry, and keychains, that is made in whole or in part of fur”… Not only would Friedman’s bill make it illegal to sell fur products, giving them as a gift would also be prohibited.

The exact wording of the legislation reads, “This bill would make it unlawful to sell, offer for sale, display for sale, trade, give, donate, or otherwise distribute a fur product, as defined, in the state”… If passed, someone caught violating the law would be subject to a $500 fine for the first offense, and more for subsequent violations. Additional damages could also be sought through civil action, with the money recuperated going to the Fish and Game Preservation Fund’. SOURCE…

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