California becomes the first US state to ban fur trapping

California has passed into law a new ban on fur trapping, becoming the first state to outlaw the practice widely considered to cause untold suffering to wild animals. The Wildlife Protection Act of 2019 was signed into law by Governor Gavin Newson on Wednesday 5  September. The legislation prohibits commercial or recreational trapping on both public and private lands. The law was first introduced by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonazlez (Democrat- San
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