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FoA rallies in NYC to support introduction of carriage horse ban legislation

FoA rallies in NYC to support introduction of carriage horse ban legislation

By Nicole Rivard

 

The nose to tailpipe lifestyle suffered by carriage horses in New York City is poised to come to an end thanks to an historic bill—#573—introduced today (Dec.8,2014) by New York City Council members.

NYC Carriage-Horse Ban Legislation Introduced

Friends of Animals releases statement on soon-to-be released carriage horse ban bill 

“Friends of Animals is immensely gratified that Mayor De Blasio has produced a carriage horse ban bill that will be officially introduced into the New York City Council in a matter of days,” said Edita Birnkrant, Friends of Animals’ campaign director.  

"Horse Drawn Carriage Protest NYC"- Jane Velez-Mitchell

Jane Velez-Mitchell covered a protest we attended in NYC last week against the cruel and dangerous horse-carriage industry. We have been demanding that City Council pass a bill that would get these horses off the city streets and into sanctuaries where they belong.

"Protesters Decry Models on Horse Carriages"

FoA, NYCLASS and other activists participated in a successful protest Wednesday night against cruel designer, Vincent de Souza’s pathetic attempt to make an abusive, corrupt industry seem glamorous. Despite attempts by the carriage-horse drivers and event organizers to keep protesters away by delaying the show, activists remained determined and were able to follow the procession of models in horse-carriages throughout the park.

Why Should You Support a Ban on Horse-Drawn Carriages?

Mayor Bill De Blasio has pledged to ban the dangerous, cruel horse-drawn carriage industry in New York City. Friends of Animals is pressing New York City Council members to support and pass a bill that would get the long-suffering horses off the streets and into waiting sanctuaries.  Why?

 

1. It Is an Exploitative Industry

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