Category Archives: Politics

Get Your Amy Paulin Kits Here!

This past weekend I made up some “Paulin Kits” which were distributed at a Super Adoption event in White Plains, NY to interested, motivated animal lovers – many of whom were from Amy Paulin’s district! Best of all, the Assemblywoman … Continue reading

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Brilliant!

This is absolutely brilliant, and I had just the right pen lying around…

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Amy Paulin Revives the Quick Kill Bill

Here’s a sentence I hoped to never have to type: Amy Paulin is at it again. She’s back with a newly revised bill and some new sponsors – and unfortunately still a major, tragic, completely unacceptable flaw. This bill’s always … Continue reading

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Amy Paulin Tries Desperately to Save Quiet Kill Bill

Well, it’s certainly not on hold now, and she’s getting desperate. NYS Assemblywoman Amy Paulin sent out this letter a few days ago to members of the Assembly. You may also download your own copy of the letter. It’s pretty … Continue reading

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Amy Paulin: Adding Sponsors to a Bill That’s “On Hold”

Amy Paulin recently claimed that her legislation was on hold while she considered ways to improve it. Does it surprise anyone that she lied? Today Amy Paulin added a NEW sponsor to the Quiet Kill Bill. Pretty odd thing to … Continue reading

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NY Animal Shelter Legislation: What’s Next?

Although Assemblywoman Amy Paulin is still giving interviews to promote her Quiet Kill Bill, she now claims that plans for the bill are “on hold” – and I assure you, we will be watching it carefully for any signs of … Continue reading

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Amy Paulin Amends Quick Kill Bill… To Be Quiet Kill Bill

Because it was inevitable, because YOU made it inevitable, Amy Paulin has amended the Quick Kill Bill to remove the section that refers to killing animals due to “psychological pain”. Finally, after telling her fellow legislators she’d remove it if … Continue reading

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Maddie’s Fund Looks The Other Way at NYC’s “Veil of Secrecy”

A few weeks ago, Maddie’s Fund issued a rather surprising document from President Richard Avanzino entitled 71% of Americans Favor No-Kill Editorial. It is, for the most part, a plea for accurate data and statistical information in America’s public shelters, … Continue reading

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Another Sponsor Withdraws From the Quick Kill Bill!

Today, 2/28, Asm. William Boyland of Brooklyn withdrew his sponsorship of the Quick Kill Bill. He is the fourth sponsor to do so. If you have a moment, please contact him and thank him for doing the right thing. UPDATE … Continue reading

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Quick Kill Bill News Update!

NEWS UPDATE! Amy Paulin and Co. have postponed today’s scheduled forum – but we now know that it’s not dead and that they are planning to defend and promote the bill. This is no time to back down – please … Continue reading

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