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Vancouver City Council opposes foie gras, fur sales, sale of dogs at retail stores

Animal welfare activists had sought prohibitions

By , Columbian staff writer
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For months, a group of Vancouver residents wearing black shirts that state “Ban Force Feeding” have attended city council meetings, public hearings and community forums in hopes of prompting the city to take action against businesses that propagate animal cruelty.

The group’s requests: citywide bans on the sale of force-fed foie gras, the sale of fur products and the sale of dogs at retail pet stores in the city.

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