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NYC Carriage Horses

NYC Council speaker says vote on carriage horse ban may not happen this year

From: The Republic NEW YORK — New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito says the council may not vote to outlaw horse-drawn carriages any time soon. Mayor Bill de Blasio campaigned on a promise to ban the carriage horses within a week of taking office. But he said in April that a vote on the Full Article

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 ...Full Article

Dead horse replica brought to protest carriage driver

From: New York Post By: Rebecca Rosenberg ​Protesters placed a lifesize foam replica of a dead horse outside Manhattan Criminal Court on Monday ​to protest ​the district attorney’s offer ...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

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