Dog in Gas Chamber

Dog in Gas Chamber

The legislation on a ban on the gas chamber came at the request of Defenders of Animals because the organization was convinced that the device was an inhumane method for euthanizing dogs and cats.

The General Assembly passed Senator John J. Tassoni’s bill in (2005 – Senate version. It provides for the disposal of animals by lethal injection only.

The House version was introduced by Representative Charlene M. Lima (D) who represents District 14 in Cranston and Providence. Representative Lima serves as the Deputy Speaker.

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Silpada Jewelry Fundraiser
Silpada Jewelry Fundraiser - a great way to do your Holiday Shopping and help a great cause at the same time. The animals will thank you! Please call the humane Association of Northwestern RI at 401-568-3223 or 401-568-5734 for further details.
Posted on Oct 01, 2012 by defenders

Gregg's Restaurant Fund Raiser
Gregg’s Restaurants:<br>Also in October you can help HANRI raise money by eating at any Gregg's Restaurant. Just download and print the coupon and Gregg's will donate 10% of your bill to us! Please contact the Humane Association of Northwestern RI at 401-568-3223 or 401-568-5734 for further details.<br>
Posted on Oct 01, 2012 by defenders

Dog Protection Bill Passes in RI Senate Committee
The nightmare is about to be over…for Rhode Island dogs spending years of being outside in the freezing cold or intense heat without proper shelter…

A few hours ago, The RI Senate Committee on the Environment & Agriculture passed Senator ...John J. Tassoni’s bill and the companion bill in the House. The measure now goes to the Senate Floor where it is expected to pass on Tuesday. The bill would then go to the Governor for his signature. The bill gives dogs protection in inclement weather based on the Tufts Weather Scale. Only one Senator on the Committee voted against both bills; namely, Nicholas D. Kettle, Republican District 21, (Coventry, Foster, and Scituate).
Posted on Jun 11, 2012 by defenders

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