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Vegan School Food Bill Passes California Assembly; On To The Senate! [by Jackie Day]

Share  It’s a great day for children’s health, the environment and the animals! AB 479, the California School Plant-Based Food and Beverage Program passed through the California State Assembly today with a vote tally of 46 in support to 11 opposed. The bill, authored by Assembly Members Nazarian and Kalra, would establish within the California Department of Education (CDE), incentives… Read more →

It’s OFFICIAL! California Governor Signs Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act into LAW! [by Jackie Day]

ShareWhile most of the attention was focused on chaos at the national level, something truly wonderful just happened at the state level today: California’s Governor Jerry Brown just signed SB 1249, the Cruelty Free Cosmetics Act into LAW! As I mentioned earlier, CA SB 1249 passed the CA Assembly unanimously, and the senate concurred.  All we were waiting on was… Read more →

California BANS the Sale of Cosmetics Tested on Animals! Bill Passes Unanimously! [By Jackie Day]

ShareBREAKING: California lawmakers just passed SB 1249, the Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act!  The bill now heads to California Governor, Jerry Brown’s desk for signature! California State Assembly passed it unanimously, 80 to 0! And the Senate, concurred! Authored by CA Senator Cathleen Galgiani, and co-sponsored by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine and Social Compassion in Legislation, SB 1249 will make… Read more →

Is California About To Ban The Sale of ALL Cosmetics Tested On Animals?

ShareLooks promising! A bill to prohibit the sale of cosmetics tested on animals was just introduced in the California State Senate! The California Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act (SB 1249) was introduced by Senator Cathleen Galgiani (D-Stockton) and comes on the heels of Hawaii introducing a similar bill last month. The act would make it unlawful for any cosmetic manufacturer to knowingly import… Read more →