Trends & Talkers: Banning consumption of cats and dogsUPDATED 7:38 PM HST Mar 13, 2014Video Transcript
has you talking tonight. Animal lovers in Hawaii packed a legislative hearing room today with poodles and pugs asking lawmakers to ban the practice of eating cats and dogs in Hawaii. But lots of you oppose this proposal. David Tamanaha asks, "What about the practice of eating other exotic animals? Are they going to ban them too? This bill sounds racially motivated. Jeanine Williams adds, "Everybody's culture should be honored. Stop pushing laws down everyone's throat. But Tracey Schutte-Teanio counters, "We live in America,our cultural and laws are different, if we are living here we need to RESPECT our laws period!!!" The House Committee on Agriculture advanced a bill banning the practice. We'll keep tracking this for you to see how it turns out. In the meantime, we want to know what you think. Is this law really necessary? Head to facebook and weigh in.