Merchants reject Animal Protection and Welfare Law in CDMX

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Fish and pet sellers demand respect for their activity, which is the livelihood of thousands of merchants and their families.

Merchants from public markets dedicated to the sale of pets and animals protest in front of the government building of Mexico City, to demand reversing the Mexico City Animal Protection and Welfare law.

Fish and pet sellers demand respect for their activity, which is the livelihood of thousands of merchants and their families, since work is also considered a human right.

The protesters claim to agree with the regulation for the protection and care of animals, but not with the prohibition of this activity.

They indicated that their commitment is to maintain the good condition of the animals they offer in their commercial spaces.

They assured that these types of actions, rather than seeking to protect the integrity of the species, have political overtones such as the proposal of the Green Ecologist Party of Mexico bench in the capital’s Congress.

The main merchants who oppose these measures are those of the Sonora Market, San Lázaro Market in Magdalena Mixhuca, better known as the fish market, and all types of species

Source: W Radio