Legal Issues

Don't Ban Responsible Exotic Animal Owners Speech Opposing Oregon Anti Exotic Animal Bill SB 391 by Kat Malstead, May 2009  NEW

Generic position paper to fight legislation in MS Word and Adobe PDF prepared by Sue Beaulieu

Increase in suspicious dead and live exotic animal dumping across the USA appears directly related to the legislation banning private ownership of exotic and wild animals  by Zuzana Kukol, Spring 2007

ANOTHER WIN FOR OHIO - HOUSE BILL 446 IS DEFEATED By Polly Britton, December 21, 2008

“Sunshine” By Betsy Whitlock, Winter 2007  

Why are Extreme Animal Rights Groups and Uninformed Legislators Sentencing Tigers to Death? by Zuzana Kukol, July 2007 

More dirty politics: Federal government attack on pet monkeys … by Zuzana Kukol, August 2007 

Captive Primate Safety Act SB 1498 – it is two threats in one! by Lynn Culver, June 2007

Is Uncle Sam regulating big cats into extinction? by Zuzana Kukol, September 2006

When ministers and lobbyists meet, citizens beware  by George Jonas, May 2007

Time to Declaw and Defang our Government? by Zuzana Kukol, September 2006

Enlightened by Betsy Whitlock 

Exotic animals doomed to bad laws by Marshall Jones, May 2007

REXANO joins other pro animal groups in opposing AB 1634, so called ‘California Healthy Pets Act’ June 11, 2007 


Animal Ambassadors Emerging to Shed Light on Anti-Pet Laws by Aspenbloom, January 2007

California Ferret Organization Calls for Re-Evaluation of Ban on Domestic Ferrets in CA June 2007 

David & Goliath: Who Won ?  by Kim Bloomer, February 2007

Analysis of Washington state bill HB 1418: "Protecting consumers from the keeping of dangerous wild animals" by Jeanne Hall (with Polly Britton's comments), April 2007

Pet owners are deciding to shine in the dark face of anti-animal laws... by Kim Bloomer, January 2007