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Mexico City prepares for reopening amid pandemic

Mexico City on Friday announced a plan for reopening that would begin next week by dropping driving restrictions and allowing manufacturing and neighborhood businesses to reopen if they meet health standards. Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum said that street markets, malls, restaurants and churches could follow a week later, but at reduced capacity. The plan follows Sheinbaum’s […]

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We’re Celebrating New Victories for Animals in New York City!

blog_ny-victory_103119_main.jpg This week, the New York City Council passed several bold measures that will make a tremendous, positive impact on animals big and small! The Council approved legislation to:  Encourage pet adoption. Protect wild birds. Ban the sale of force-fed poultry products (i.e., foie gras). Protect carriage horses from working in oppressive heat conditions by […]

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Little Kitten Achieves Big Milestone as ASPCA’s 500,000th Spay/Neuter Surgery in New York City

sn-50000-main.jpg Since 2002, the ASPCA’s fleet of mobile and stationary spay/neuter clinics has provided high-quality, low-cost surgeries to tens of thousands of pet owners and rescue groups in New York City each year. In July, the ASPCA marked a significant achievement by completing its 500,000th spay/neuter surgery, which took place at the ASPCA’s Spay/Neuter Clinic […]

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Denver first US city to decriminalize ‘magic mushrooms’

Denver on Wednesday became the first US city to decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms, as voters approved a ballot initiative by a razor thin margin. The new ordinance loosens restrictions on the personal use and possession of psilocybin mushrooms, also known as “magic mushrooms,” by people over the age of 21. The new law, however, does not […]

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5 mothers sue New York City over mandatory measles vaccine order

Families sue New York City over mandatory measles vaccine order: 5 mothers say the emergency order and threat of $1,000 fine is unlawful, antisemitic, and totalitarian Five Brooklyn mothers filed lawsuits against New York City on Monday  They accuse Mayor Bill de Blasio of unlawfully targeting Jews with an ‘arbitrary’ state of emergency  Their lawsuit […]