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Below is the link to the PDF re the 19 states, and all details:
Unfortunately, cannot get the PDF link to work correctly, so here is the link to an archive of same thing:
This detailed summary PDF was done by John Yates of the American Sporting Dog Alliance. Mr. Yates passed away not that long ago, but we will always be grateful for his wonderful work for animal owners. Yates and other experienced dog trainers and dog handlers, etc, have formed a group (NICE) to work on opposition points that HSUS has misled shelters with, including number rolling, non disclosure, unverified stats, and other tactics used to hide the truth.
HSUS is also targeting rescue groups in with owners,breeders,kennels,shelters. HSUS wants no animals used or owned. HSUS wants excessive “HSUS” regulations in place that no one can afford, that are over the top, that are excessive and even arbitrary and in many cases, not constitutional.
What is happening across the United States is HSUS keeps harping on shelters, yet HSUS ITSELF has admitted that there is no actual “overpopulation.” What we have instead is just a supply/demand where shelters cannot possibly fulfill the demand for desired pets.
HSUS already knows that shelters are NOT petstores and cannot be petstores.
So HSUS strategy is to take out petstores and NOT HELP shelters, therefore that would eliminate those 2 sources of animals.
[When HSUS uses its HSUS State “Directors”, it is NOT “helping”, it is instead forcing HSUS tactics upon the people who actually don’t know any better. I guarantee that wherever HSUS implemented a “helpful” city ordinance, it was anti-pet in nature, and there is proof of that.]
THEN at same time HSUS is trying to eliminate hobby, home, and commercial breeding, via restricting everything and making it all cost a fortune, with excessive fees, fines, penalties, and compliance. Including Mandatory spay neuter (MSN)–which has been proven to never work, costs a fortune, and bankrupts animal shelters.
MEMPHIS, TENN. — The Tennessee Veterinary Medical Association (TVMA) anticipates mandatory spay/neuter and breed-specific banning legislation — both of which it opposes — to be introduced in the next legislative session. “Both of these issues are really tricky,” says Charles Halford, DVM and TVMA president. “We want dogs to be spayed and neutered, but mandatory spay/neuter seems almost like a civil-liberty problem. As an American, I don’t want the government to tell me I have to.”
Municipalities should put more time and money into educating pet owners on the needs of spay/neuter procedures and programs that provide the service to those who qualify at a discounted fee, rather than focusing on punishing violators, Halford says.
And breed-banning legislation creates nothing but “ineffectiveness,” he says. “I can’t imagine it is going to be successful or helpful. It is a terrible problem having vicious animals on the street, but identifying them by breed is not the answer. It is a people problem, not an animal problem.” Unable to give out link as it is no longer operative.