Trapping Conservation and Self-Reliance News

Rhode Island Fur Ban Bill Held for Further Study
Feb 18, 2023 07:14 ET

Yesterday, Feb. 14, the House Committee on Judiciary took public testimony on a bill to dictate what the citizens of Rhode Island can’t wear and can’t sell in the state because animal-rights extremists are out to destroy America’s hunting and trapping heritage.

HB 5258 bans the sale, display for sale, trade or otherwise distribution of fur products, with very limited exceptions. The impact will be felt far and wide, including any items that utilize fur in production, such as fishing lures, gloves, boots or other clothing, jewelry, toys, and home accessories and decor.

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