The legislation on a ban on the gas chamber came at the request of Defenders of Animals because the organization was
convinced that the device was an inhumane method for euthanizing dogs and cats.
The General Assembly passed Senator John J. Tassoni’s bill in (2005 – Senate version. It provides for the disposal of
animals by lethal injection only.
The House version was introduced by Representative Charlene M. Lima (D) who represents District 14 in Cranston and
Providence. Representative Lima serves as the Deputy Speaker.
Silpada Jewelry Fundraiser
Silpada Jewelry Fundraiser - a great way to do your Holiday Shopping and help a great cause at the same time. The animals will thank you! Please call the humane Association of Northwestern RI at 401-568-3223 or 401-568-5734 for further details.