Casey Affleck Wants Traps Banned in His Home State


Massachusetts native Casey Affleck has written a letter to Sen. Pamela Resor and Rep. William Greene, asking them to oppose two bills that would lift restrictions on the use of body-gripping devices. Body-gripping traps, like the leghold trap, are notoriously cruel and indiscriminate. The leghold trap has been banned in 89 countries around the world and in numerous states across the U.S.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

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