By  on May 15, 2019

New York City’s proposal to ban the sale of new fur and shearling apparel and accessories is shaping up to be an all-out battle.

Furriers, designers and other New York-based links in the supply chain are expected to square off against animal-rights activists and other pro-ban supporters at a public hearing at City Hall this afternoon. Should New York City go forward, it would become the largest in the U.S. to ban the sale of new fur apparel and accessories. The term fur applies to any animal skin, in whole or in part, with the hair, fleece or fur fibers attached, according to the proposed legislation.

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