Virginia Law Phasing Out ‘Fox Pens’ Vexes All Sides
However, some animal rights organizations want changes now, and some vow to shut down the fox pens sooner than the law requires, possibly through the courts. They are targeting other states, as well.
“It’s a gentrified version of dog fighting, and it cannot be done humanely,” said Carter Dillard, director of litigation for the Animal Legal Defense Fund, who added that “helpless animals are still likely to be mauled in the state of Virginia.”
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