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April 17, 2015 / V A Nichols

Is Ivory Trading Legal In Your State?

League of Humane Voters - Alabama

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“We have a duty to treat all animals — as creations of God — with care wherever they roam the earth — and certainly not contribute to their extinction. Let’s continue to move forward for a more humane nation.”

Would YOU support legislation banning ivory and rhino horn sales in Alabama?Please let us know in the comments below!

There is a galvanizing movement underway in America to save elephants from extinction by banning ivory sales. 100,000 wild elephants were slaughtered for their tusks between 2010 and 2012. That equates to 1 elephant killed every 15 minutes.

In February, Vermont introduced a key measure to completely ban its domestic elephant ivory and rhinoceros horn commerce, joining nearly 20 states taking action  to eliminate the ivory trade in 2015. With California at the helm, these states are working to pass bipartisan legislation that can have a sweeping impact on…

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