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September 04, 2019 - The Hill

California becomes the first state to ban fur trapping

California becomes the first state to ban fur trapping
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California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) signed a measure Wednesday making the state the first to ban fur trapping, according to the Los Angeles Times.

The Wildlife Protection Act bars commercial or recreational trapping on both private and public land, according to the Times.“It seems especially cruel, obviously, and it’s just unnecessary and costly,” said Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D), who introduced the bill.

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