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Bill de Blasio

Protesting activists say NYC mayor went back on promise to ban carriage horses

From: The Republic NEW YORK — A group of New Yorkers are putting Mayor Bill de Blasio’s feet to the fire for what they say is reneging on his campaign promise to ban carriage horses. They rallied Tuesday near the mayor’s Gracie Mansion home, saying he’s taken no action eight months into his term. Brian Full Article

When Will Enough Be Enough? Another NYC Carriage Horse Accident

From: One Green Planet When Will Enough Be Enough? Another Carriage Horse Accident in NYC There has been yet another carriage horse accident in New York City. On June ...Full Article

Bill de Blasio takes on Teamsters and Liam Neeson

From: The Guardian By: Edward Helmore Bill de Blasio takes on Teamsters and Liam Neeson as he tries to ban New York’s horse carriages The city mayor’s stand on ...Full Article

Central Park’s Carriages Saved This Horse

This article gives a description of what happens to a horse in a slaughterhouse, beyond what the public would want to conceive of. So, a warning… this could be ...Full Article

NYC carriage horse ban reined in for now

We can only hope that the new focus on the horses in the midst of this debacle will benefit in some way – better care, more pasture time. ~ ...Full Article

NYC Carriage Horses Opinion Piece: Wild Horses

With the BLM scandal still reverberating in the news, it is easy to forget that there has not been a resolution to the New York City Carriage Horse troubles. ...Full Article

de Blasio: Central Park’s horse-drawn carriages should ride into history

It is interesting to note that the Teamster’s Union, which represents the carriage drivers among its many labor groups, endorsed Bill de Blasio. ~ HfH From: CNN By: Allie ...Full Article