shark fin ban

 

California shark fin sales ban will go forward

Feb 5, 2014

Great news: California's landmark ban on buying and selling shark fins will go forward!

Last summer, soon after the state law (AB 376) went into effect, a federal rule change threatened to preempt the law and provide cover for shark fin hunters.

Thousands of CLCV supporters and many others spoke up and submitted public comments to the federal agency proposing the change, telling the agency not to undermine California’s effort to end our state’s role in the destructive practice of shark finning. Read More >

Sharks threatened, need public comments now!

Jul 3, 2013

To borrow a line from the movie JAWS: "Just when you thought it was safe (for sharks) to go back in the water..." Read More >

And sharks everywhere applauded!

Oct 7, 2011

OK, so sharks don't actually ever applaud. But if they could, they would be heartily clapping their fins together for the decision by California Governor Jerry Brown to sign AB 376 to ban the possession and sale of shark fins in California.

Authored by Assemblymembers Paul Fong and Jared Huffman, the bill will help put a stop to the unnecessary and cruel practice of shark finning. As described by the governor himself: Read More >

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