Good news! This bill passed the Senate Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee last week and may come up for a vote TODAY in the full Senate. Even if you took action before, please write to your Maryland State Senator asap, and ask that they support SB90 for student choice.|
Last month, Senator Ronald Young (D) reintroduced SB90, a bill that would give all K-12 students the right to refuse to participate in animal dissection labs and instead choose effective, innovative humane science education alternatives. Animalearn Director Nicole Green and other advocates presented testimony at a hearing held by the Senate Education, Health & Environmental Affairs Committee in support of this important legislation that will protect students and animals.
Fortunately, SB90 passed out of the Senate Education, Health & Environmental Affairs Committee and now is up for a full Senate vote as early as today!
Your support is needed now at this critical juncture! Entitled “Public and Nonpublic Schools — Classwork and Assessment Involving Live and Dead Animals — Student Right of Refusal,” SB90 would:
As a Maryland citizen, you can contact your State Senator to ask him/her to please support SB90.
Please take action today and make meaningful change for students and animals in the state of Maryland!