Animal protection groups call on mayoral candidates to replace Central Park horses with electric carriages

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SOURCE » A newly formed organization supports the replacement of NYC’s horse carriages with electric ‘horseless’ carriages, and is calling on all NYC Mayoral Candidates to support the alternative. The Committee for Compassionate and Responsible Tourism (CCRT) argues that this transition will defend the welfare of the horses without sacrificing jobs. The group’s founders, Susan Wagner and… Continue reading Animal protection groups call on mayoral candidates to replace Central Park horses with electric carriages

FBI questions Christine Quinn, probes NY mayor’s flip flop on carriage horse ban

This is New York politics at its worst or best, depending on your view. In this instancce it is a case of who funded who in the New York City mayoral race and why, and what carriage horses have to do with it. Mayor de Blasio promised to ban carriage horses in the city if… Continue reading FBI questions Christine Quinn, probes NY mayor’s flip flop on carriage horse ban

Both NYC mayoral candidates say they will ban carriage horses

Horse-drawn carriages may be a thing of the past when the new mayor takes control but the horses that power the industry may be sent to slaughter, a Daily News investigation found. WRITTEN BY MARA GRAY Cross-posted from the New York Daily News Report Source >> Mara Gray writes: Whoa! After protests by animal rights… Continue reading Both NYC mayoral candidates say they will ban carriage horses