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    California State Animal Shelter Association Opposes Setting a Bar for Humane Breeding!

    Business & Professions Committee Receives Opposition Letter to Our AB 702 Pet Breeder Humane Care Act


    The opposition to our “breeder” and “whale” bills are super noisy and organized. This is why it is imperative that your voices are heard, and that legislators know that the vast majority of Californians want to protect animals.

    Social Compassion in Legislation’s founder and president on KNX Radio discussing AB 702, March 16, 2021

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    2021 SCIL Sponsored Bills

    Good morning animal lovers! As you may have seen from our previous emails, Social Compassion in Legislation is sponsoring bills… more

    Assemblymember Bloom and Senator Wilk Team Up to Introduce Bill that will Phase Out Closed-Colonies for California’s Commercial Animal Blood Industry

    AB 1282 to bring compassion, transparency and oversight to California’s animal blood banks. Read More

    Assemblymember Kalra Introduces Bill to Help Smaller Farms Transition to Sustainable, Plant-Based Agriculture

    AB 1289 will help increase agricultural revenue and make California a leader in supplying and processing plant-based foods Read More

    Assemblymember Santiago Introduces Bill to Protect Californians and Dogs and Cats from Unscrupulous Pet Breeders

    The Pet Breeder Humane Care Act aims to enhance humane minimum standards of care for bred dogs and cats and… more

    Assemblywoman Gonzalez Introduces AB 564 to Secure Protection for California’s Biodiversity

    The Biodiversity Protection and Restoration Act, which is cosponsored by Social Compassion in Legislation, would require state agencies to prioritize the… more

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 10, 2021 Bonta Introduces AB 534 to Protect Endangered Sea Life

    The Whale Entanglement Prevention Act would require ropeless crabbing gear by 2025, ensuring California’s leadership role in whale protection around… more

    Assemblymember Kalra Introduces Bill to Make California a Leader in Ending Deforestation Through Sustainable Government Purchasing

    If passed, California would be poised to become the first in the nation to require state procurement contracts to certify… more

    Vegan News: Vegan Teen Activist Genesis Butler Is Now On The Board Of Directors At Animal Legislation Group

    Teen activist Genesis Butler will use her position to meet with elected officials and speak at committee hearings with the… more

    Youth Activist Genesis Butler Joins Board Of Leading Legislative Animal Advocacy Group, Social Compassion in Legislation

    Young Marvel Hero will use her voice and influence to advance animal protection laws Read More

    REMINDER 2021 Pet Lover’s License Plate Spay & Neuter Grants Due THIS FRIDAY!

    Funding is available on a competitive basis to shelter / veterinary facilities that are registered and in good standing with… more


    We invite you to consider Social Compassion in Legislation (SCIL), our 501(c)(4), or Social Compassion, our 501(c)(3), when deciding where… more

    Latest News Regarding the Pet Lover’s License Plate Program

    The goal of the California Spay and Neuter License Plate Fund, Inc. continues to be realized. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization,… more

    Pre-K Kindness for All Pilot Program Shows Promising Results Among Head Start Students

    Most of our emails to you are about SCIL’s statewide legislative efforts. Today, we are proud to bring you news… more

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