CNN International: California Becomes First In Nation to Ban Fur

Sunday, October 13, 2019

California becomes the first state to ban fur products

By Harmeet Kaur 

October 13, 2019

 

(CNN) California has become the first US state to ban the sale of animal fur products.

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation Friday that will make it illegal to sell, donate or manufacture new fur products in the state.

The bill, authored by state assemblymaker Laura Friedman, applies to all new clothing, handbags, shoes and other items made with fur. Those who violate the law would be subject to civil penalties.

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