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     January 31, 2020      #53-31 sdj
 
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Opponents of the bill say it erases the nostalgia of taking home a small pet from the local carnival.

Senate bill would outlaw live animal prizes at

El proyecto de ley del Senado prohibiría los premios de animales vivos en

By BEN ORNER Capital News Illinois

It is a mainstay of fairs and carnivals around the country: sink a ping pong ball into a fish bowl and win the goldfish swimming inside.

But if a bill in the Illinois Senate becomes law, carnivals would no longer be allowed to award live animals — such as fish, reptiles and hermit crabs — as prizes.

Illinois’ Humane Care for Animals Act already prohibits rabbits, ducklings and baby chicks as carnival prizes, but Senate Bill 2472 would expand the law’s protections to all animals — including the goldfish that winners can take home in a plastic bag.

By BEN ORNER Capital News Illinois

It is a mainstay of fairs and carnivals around the country: sink a ping pong ball into a fish bowl and win the goldfish swimming inside.

But if a bill in the Illinois Senate becomes law, carnivals would no longer be allowed to award live animals — such as fish, reptiles and hermit crabs — as prizes.

Illinois’ Humane Care for Animals Act already prohibits rabbits, ducklings and baby chicks as carnival prizes, but Senate Bill 2472 would expand the law’s protections to all animals — including the goldfish that winners can take home in a plastic bag.

Por BEN ORNER Capital News Illinois

Es un pilar de ferias y carnavales en todo el país: hunde una pelota de ping pong en una pecera y gana el pez dorado nadando en el interior.

Pero si un proyecto de ley en el Senado de Illinois se convierte en ley, los carnavales ya no podrán otorgar animales vivos, como peces, reptiles y cangrejos ermitaños, como premios.

La Ley de Cuidado Humano de los Animales de Illinois ya prohíbe los conejos, patitos y pollitos como premios de carnaval, pero el Proyecto de Ley 2472 del Senado ampliaría las protecciones de la ley a todos los animales, incluido el pez dorado que los ganadores ...

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