Urban horse-drawn carriages banned in Chicago as of 2021

The city of Chicago is putting an end to horse-drawn carriages by the end of the year.It’s a victory for animal rights activists who’ve been lobbying the city to end the practice due to animal welfare concerns. The carriages are also blamed for causing traffic congestion downtown.According toThe Chicago Tribune, the 10 licence-holders currently in operation will be unable to request a renewal, effectively pulling back the reins on horse-drawn carriages as of January 1, 2021.The new ordinance passed by a near unanimous vote of 46-4.The ban in Chicago is likely to send a strong boost to animal r…

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