Altogether 23 MPs on June 18 initiated a bill of amendments to the Animal Protection Act, which seeks to ban fur farms in Estonia by 2023.
Social Democratic Party (SDE) MP Jevgeni Ossinovski, who submitted the bill on behalf of the other MPs, said it is gratifying that there are more initiators this time than ever before. "Animal welfare issues are becoming more and more important to the Estonian people and this is also reflected in a much more positive attitude among members of the Riigikogu," Ossinovski said. "It is time to put an end to the cruel treatme...
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