Nearly 150 animal activists marched in front of the home of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Sunday. They were protesting his support of Los Angeles Animal Services General Manager Brenda Barnette and the policies and practices she has instituted at the city’s six shelters.
Included in the laundry list of accusations is Barnette’s lack of leadership in enforcing the city’s animal welfare ordinances. Over the years the Los Angeles City Council has passed some of the most progressive animal welfare legislation in the nation but activists say the laws mostly go unenforced.
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