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The primary election for California is on Tuesday, June 8, and advocates of
animal protection need to know who is standing up for their interests. The
Humane Society Legislative Fund is the non-partisan political arm of the
humane movement, and we want you to know that Pedro Nava is a friend of
Be a part of the growing humane voting bloc by supporting Pedro Nava for
Attorney General in the primary election on Tuesday, June 8.
In his time in the California legislature, Nava:
Introduced and successfully passed legislation to ban the use of toxic lead
ammunition in the range of the critically endangered California condor.
Introduced and passed through the legislature the Responsible Breeder Act
of 2009 to curb abuses at puppy mills by limiting to 50 the number of adult
breeding dogs or cats confined in large-scale commercial operations.
Introduced and passed through the legislature the Dogfighting Prevention
Act of 2009 to upgrade the penalties for attending a dogfight, to crack
down on spectators who fuel this criminal industry with admission fees and
Introduced and passed through the legislature the Animal Abuse Prevention
Act of 2009 to prevent convicted animal abusers from owning other animals
in the future.
Voted for and supported a wide range of other animal protection bills,
including measures to prohibit inhumane methods of euthanasia, increase
penalties for the killing of sea otters, and ban the sale of meat from
"downer" livestock too sick or injured to stand or walk on their own.
Supported Proposition 2, which was overwhelmingly approved by California
voters in 2008 to phase out the inhumane confinement of veal calves,
breeding pigs, and egg-laying hens in crates and cages where they are
essentially immobilized for their entire lives on industrial factory farms.