As mentioned in our previous post, provisions of California’s shelter laws known as the Hayden Law are under attack with a proposed repeal by Governor Jerry Brown as part of the 2012-2013 California Budget. For our readers who are interested in fighting the proposed repeal, we encourage you to visit and “Like” the Facebook Community Sutter’s Friends to find the latest news about the proposed repeal, a sample letter that may be used to draft your own letter of opposition, contact information for our elected officials and tips on effective legislative advocacy, links to petitions you can sign, featured articles by shelter law experts on the proposed repeal, including our own UCLA Law Professor Taimie L. Bryant and No Kill Advocacy Center’s Nathan J. Winograd, and much more.
“In memory of the animals who do not make it, in honor of those still suffering, and in hope of those we might be able to help. We hear you.”
~ Katya Lidsky, writer and performer, ‘I’m Sorry: How an Apologist Found Her Voice’”
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