Born Free USA position: SUPPORT
Update: This bill died in the Environment and Natural Resources Committee on 7/8/13.
Description: Prohibits the use of body-gripping traps to trap animals (with a few exceptions). SB 494 will ban trapping for recreation and commerce in fur, and impose reasonable restrictions to help protect pets and wildlife from these cruel and indiscriminate devices.
What you can do: Call or e-mail your legislators and urge them to Support SB 494.
Read the bill's text here. (PDF)