A big thumbs up for the ‘Animal Bill’

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A big thumbs up for the ‘Animal Bill’

Animals occupy this fragile planet we call home along with us.

In South Africa today, beset as we are by so many serious problems and so much human suffering, it can seem irrelevant to put together laws which guarantee the rights of animals and set standards about the way we treat them. Yet, the mark of any civilised people, or nation, is how they treat the most vulnerable in their society … and animals, whether domesticated or wild, depend on us. So, it’s comforting to hear that the National Environmental Management Laws Amendment Bill – which includes stipulations about the care of animals under the control of a human, whether temporarily...


 


 


 

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