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Ivory and Rhinoceros Horn Trafficking

S. 496, H. 772: An Act relative to ivory and rhinoceros horn trafficking

MSPCA Position: Support
Sponsors: Senator Jason Lewis, Representative Lori Ehrlich
Status: Referred to the Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture

Summary: These bills clamp down on illegal ivory and rhino horns sales by restricting the sale, trade and distribution of ivory and rhino horn within our state. It will ensure the Commonwealth doesn’t play a role in an unprecedented global poaching crisis by prohibiting the trade in these products.

Ask your legislators to end ivory and rhino horn trafficking in Massachusetts

Why are these bills needed?

What would these bills do?

New Jersey, New York, California, Hawaii, Oregon, Washington, and Nevada have all passed similar laws.

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