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Troubling New Animal Welfare Act Proposals

Now It’s the Feds’ Turn
by Sara Chisnell-Voigt, UKC Legal Counsel

Last month, I revisited the state “puppy mill” bill issue as it was rearing its ugly head here in Michigan once again. That apparently was a foreshadowing of what was to come at the Federal level. Some very significant and disturbing changes have been proposed to the Animal Welfare Act that could negatively impact not only breeders but rescues alike! In this column I will go over those changes and contact info for comments as I urge each and every one of you to have your voice heard on this issue.

SB359 Water Fluoridation Mandate: Pull the Bill

SB 359, an Act “To Provide For Certain Water Systems To Maintain A Level Of Fluoride To Prevent Tooth Decay; And For Other Purposes.”

SB359 Fluoridation gets a “Do Pass” Vote

SB 359 is an act “To Provide For Certain Water Systems To Maintain A Level Of Fluoride To Prevent Tooth Decay; And For Other Purposes.”