Puppy Mill Cruelty Prevention Act http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Animal Shelter Fees Lawsuit Heard By Mo. Supreme Court http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/animal-shelter-fees-lawsuit-heard-mo-supreme-court <P><FONT size=3><FONT face="Times New Roman">An attorney for nonprofit animal shelters is trying to persuade the Missouri Supreme Court to strike down a law that he says was originally enacted through "legislative shenanigans."</FONT></FONT></P> <P><FONT size=3><FONT face="Times New Roman">Attorney David Cosgrove argued Tuesday to the Supreme Court that lawmakers violated the state constitution by including the animal shelter fee in a 2010 bill that originally dealt with dynamite.</FONT></FONT></P> <P><FONT size=3><FONT face="Times New Roman">But some Supreme Court judges seemed skeptical of Wed, 06 Mar 2013 01:38:18 +0000 The Associated Press 9916 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Animal Shelter Fees Lawsuit Heard By Mo. Supreme Court Mo. Senate endorses repeal of dog breeding law http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-senate-endorses-repeal-dog-breeding-law <p>The <a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/">Missouri Senate</a> has given first-round approval to <a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/11info/bts_web/Bill.aspx?SessionType=R&amp;BillID=4075538">a bill that would reverse portions of Proposition B</a>, <a href="http://kwmuelection2010.wordpress.com/results/">a ballot measure&nbsp;narrowly approved by voters last year</a>&nbsp;to regulate dog breeders.</p><p>The bill would do away with Proposition B&rsquo;s limit of 50 dogs per breeder, and changes the name of the law from &ldquo;Puppy Mill Cruelty Prevention Act&rdquo; to &ldquo;Canine Cruelty Prevention Act.&rdquo; Tue, 08 Mar 2011 23:31:00 +0000 Marshall Griffin 684 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. Senate endorses repeal of dog breeding law