Wednesday, June 15, 2011

The next San Francisco ban

San Francisco's ever-active Animal Control and Welfare Commission has renewed its push for a pet sale ban in the city - only this time, it even covers goldfish. ...

"Most fish in aquariums are either mass bred" under inhumane conditions "or taken from the wild," commission member Philip Gerrie said. That leads to "devastation of tropical fish from places like Southeast Asia," he said.
--Phillip Matier and Andrew Ross, San Francisco Chronicle, on what comes after Happy Meals and circumcision