Hawaii-based Animal Rights Group Promotes Ban on "No Pet" Clauses

The Hawaii-based Animal CARE Foundation is promoting legislation in that state that would ban “no pet” clauses in rental contracts.

Senate Bill 2675 was recently introduced in Hawaii which would “include discrimination against individuals who live with an animal as a discriminatory practice in real property transactions.” Among other reason the Animal CARE Foundation supports the bill, it said in a press release that,

The level of respect for animals will be increased – raising them to at
least the level of children and other family members.

The full text of the proposed bill can be found here.


Bill to prohibit animal companion housing discrimination. Press Release, Animal Care Foundation, January 2004.

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